Summer House & Stella Barra North Bethesda
A few notes to help make your meal an enjoyable experience:
-Guests are required to wear a mask at all times, of course except while dining at your table.
- For outdoor seating, We have tables outside that are in heated tents. We also have mobile heaters that surround patio tables not in the heated tents.
We appreciate your understanding, and look forward to having you in!
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
alaskan king crab
poached eggs, hass avocado, scallion mascarpone, whole-wheat brioche
black beans, cilantro rice, charred tomato salsa, corn tortillas
Overall great experience!! I think three groups in one tent is too much. I would feel more comfortable with only 2 groups in a tent at opposite ends.
Overall - this was a horrible experience. Summerhouse/Stella Barra North Bethesda does not know how to do outdoor (COVID) seating. All of our Food came out cold. I requested NO horseradish in Bloody Mary and had to return the drink 3 times - still got horse radish. Ambience - the heated tent was NOT heated. Additionally, other guests should be refrained from holding their phone conversations on speaker phone. Requested host to stop our neighbor in our tent from loud speaker phone conversation and host refused. Very cold. Value - for the price they charge for a simple burger, should come to the table hot and cooked to order. Medium rare came out very well done..... Won't be back. I do NOT HAVE 1 REASON FOR REFERRING RESTAURANT. I really do NOT have any reason to recommend.
Hello, My name is Clay and I am one of the managers here. I am so sorry to hear about your experience here. Sounds like from the drinks to the atmosphere to the food, there was much to be improved. The experience you had is absolutely unacceptable and I am so sorry. I am going to be following up with you privately on this. Thank you for taking the time to let us know. Clay Tormey
Always a brunch hotspot
I really enjoyed my experience at this restaurant. I will be returning again.
Nice set up outside. Good food and service.
Kind waiters and employees
Amazing food, friendly and warm service. We ate outside in a cute little heated tent due to COVID regulations in MD. Our server, Matthew, was phenomenal and so friendly. Definitely the place to go in Pike and Rose!
It was blasting cold outside in the tent, but the heaters really did make it fully bearable. The food was delicious and the servers were on the spot and attentive, couldn't ask for more.
Loved a new atmosphere, service was great from when we stepped into the door. Brunch menu was minimal but the food was great. Mimosas were amazing! Wish we could’ve bought something from the bakery but there was only one attendant helping others.
Other than the wait for our table despite a reservation our outdoor dining experience was great. Food arrived warm and quickly, we stayed warm dining al fresco
We ate outside at a high top table for 2. Not the best spot but it was ok
New Year’s Day Dining in PJ’s is something my family looks forward to annually. Show up in pj’s and receive gift cards equal to the value of your meal, to be used on a future visit.
This was our 4th year going. Despite COVID, the food and service were impeccable. However, it was sad to see the inside shut down due to COVID dining restrictions. In years past, the restaurant was packed with customers and workers all wearing their favorite pajamas.
But on a positive note, we still were able to enjoy ourselves in our heated, mini greenhouse tent and wear our pjs. Also, COVID guidelines were adhered to by all which created a safer environment everyone.
We ate in the outdoor tents. Fairly decent air flow. Waiter was cool. Food was great.
Another Excellent meal and experience at Summer House. In spite of the RIDICULOUS MoCo restrictions, Summer House was incredible as they made it so comfortable as it was a cold day outside. The staff was as friendly and upbeat as ever, even though I could tell they were cold. I hope Summer House Corporate will lead the charge and SUE ELRICH for these "Mandates" that aren't laws, and based on FALSE DATA.
Nice spot! Ambiance etc are much changed with Covid restrictions but they really are doing their best! We will be back!
Attentive servers and covid friendly dining
Great place to have a brunch drinks and amazing coffee
Safe outdoor bubble seating. Delicious food and great service
Great food and amazing staff
Summer House has done an amazing job of making their outside dining Covid 19-safe.
My wife and I will come back many times!!!
The food was great and the ambiance too. It took them a while before someone could attend to us, probably because I arrived a little early and they were just opening then. Nevertheless, the staff were great. We were originally designated at the patio. But because it was raining, they transferred us indoors.
Great brunch spot!!
I had the salmon in basil butter with potatoes and the roasted vegetables. It was the best salmon of all the following restaurants (Canyon Grill, Teds Montana Grill, Ted's Bulletin, Cosatal Flats, Ruth Chris and Match Box).
I absolutely loved the dinner and the restaurant.
It was terrible. We sat for 15 minutes waiting for a person to wait on us. Four waitresses walked past us without noticing us. We finally talked to a person asking for a waitress. Nothing happened. So we left. On the way out the manager asked us if there was anything he could do to make it up to us. Sorry - too late for that. We won’t be back.
Energetic, given COVID. 🙂
Great Dinner! Love the Cookie Bar for take home desert!
Social Distancing Enforced.
The food there was surprisingly delicious. Came in with low expectations and came out pleasantly surprised. I would return and would recommend it.
It was very smooth.... no complaints. Great service.
Great service, nicely socially distanced. The brunch food was great.
We are celebrating our 10 year anniversary. Food was delicious & the atmosphere was perfect! First time going here & we loved it.
Very friendly staff and quick service. The food was wonderful!
Everything was great. Service took exceptionally longer than anticipated but it’s ok.
We were in the mood for pizza so we decided to check this place out. The food was good but not great. Started with the burrata and prosciutto which was good but the bread that was served with it was "grocery store" like and could have been much better. The pizza was good (not great) but could have arrived hotter (assumed it sat for a little bit before it was brought to us). Overall decent experience but should have been better for the price (high before the 4% covid kicker). Might return to try the other food but lots of better restaurant choices before that will probably happen - RPM in DC comes to mind...
We went here for a late lunch, sat outside. All tables were full, which is typical (pre-Covid). The service was extremely slow (over 30 minutes for appetizers to arrive) and the quality of the food was sub-par -- way under our expectations based on pre-Covid observations.
Crystal was an amazing server, she went above and beyond to accommodate my party. She should be paid more. The food was decent, the wine prices are unjustifiable.
Great food and a wonderful environment. Only comment is staff needs to track guests a little better. We waited about 20 minutes from arrival till our drink order was taken. Then a little longer to get drinks. Otherwise very nice experience.
Gerry, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this feedback. I'm glad the food was up to par and our standards, but it's obvious we missed the mark on service from the moment you walked in the door. You are absolutely right with everything you said and I am so sorry. My name is Clay and I am one of the managers here - I will be following up with you privately on this to make things right. Thanks, Clay Tormey
Both the food (lacked taste) and drinks (not mixed well) were poorly done in this trip. The chips and salsa had no flavor (granted, not a Hispanic restaurant). Both main courses were bland and the drinks were poorly mixed.
Great ambience for brunch & fun place to bring a group of friends. A little pricey, but I would still recommend for the nice setting, variety of dishes, easy parking, and friendly staff. Staff members are also very helpful in accommodating food allergies.
Claire, Thanks so much for the positive feedback! Hope to see you back in the restaurant again soon! Thanks, Clay Tormey
Took my family members to brunch on Sunday morning. The place is very nice so the expectations for the food are high. However, everyone’s order ended up being very underwhelming. The pancakes were very cold by the time they got to the table, and the rest of the food was very bland. I wish they will actually try harder because like I said, the place is very nice, but I could have gotten a better meal at IHOP.
Hello, Thank you for taking the time to give us this feedback from your brunch experience. I am glad the ambiance was pleasing to you, but it's obvious the food and service did not live up to the standards and expectations we have here at the restaurant. I am so sorry. My name is Clay and I am a manager here at the restaurant - I will be following up with your privately to make things right. Thanks, Clay
We went here to celebrate my friend’s birthday and absolutely loved it. :) The sweet potatoes waffle fries are so yummy and crispy! If you are fried chicken lover, definitely try their spicy chicken sandwich which has tangy kick to it and not too spicy. Our waitress was so kind to bring our surprise bday cake and light with candles too :) I would highly recommend this place for any occasion.
Thanks so much for the positive feedback!! Glad it was a good experience and both food and service were up to par. My name is Clay and I am one of the managers here, feel free to ask for me when making your next reservation!
You can order delivery directly from Summer House & Stella Barra North Bethesda using the Order Online button. Summer House & Stella Barra North Bethesda also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (301) 881-2381.
Summer House & Stella Barra North Bethesda is rated 4.4 stars by 2017 OpenTable diners.
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Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.