Silver

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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
We don’t take our food lightly. We believe in serving the highest quality, freshest ingredients and being transparent about where it is from. We also believe in supporting our community through partnerships with local farms and food purveyors.

We believe that giving people a choice for how to live is the right balance and what you crave. Open early until late, we showcase distinctive flavors for breakfast through late night including happy hour.
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Washington DC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service2ambience4

All good EXCEPT the host/hostess ignored my request to send my guest to my table, which meant he was seated elsewhere and it took us 15 minutes to realize we both were there in separate locations. VERY INCONVENIENT.

OT
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Classy spot at a perfect location. Great food. Quiet, perfect for a meal and conversation.

J
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We really liked breakfast here. Food was delicious and waiter was very attentive.

E
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Food was fine but not the best brunch in town, I felt it was overpriced for what I got, and again, better and more reasonable places in town. Service was good, coffee was good. Upscale diner ambiance was fine.

DB
Washington DC
52 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Arrived just before my reservation time and was told that they were running late and didn't know when we would be seated. However, friends of the manager arriving after us were seated right away. Once we got to the table, food was mediocre and coffee was cold. Definitely not recommended.

ON
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The food was great except for the dessert. The chocolate cake was dry and the ice cream was almost frozen.

I would definitely come back again.

BE
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience4

The hubby and I ate at Silver yesterday before a movie. It was my 2nd time there. The (vegan) food was amazing! I love their selection for those on a whole foods, plant-based diet. Last week, our service was excellent. Yesterday, the server was really nice but not very attentive. She forgot items, didn't bring things out in a timely manner, and had to find her behind the bar taking to a coworker to ask for the check. She was sweet, and we'll be forgiving because of the vegan options, but we do hope the manager does a better job of training servers in the art and science of customer service.

KS
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Great food!

OT
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Clean, friendly service, modern, food not great but good, not busy, you can usually get a table. Very good family place - not so much a romantic date

n
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great for kids. The kids menu has some nice choices. My picky grandson choose the mini pancakes, which also came with scrambled egg and fruit, and he ate all but a small amount of the egg. The avocado toast was really good as were the soups (tomato basil and crab and corn chowder). Lots of vegetarian choices, including some with Beyond Burger meat.

m
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great brek, nothing better than a bloody and huevos rancheros for a sundy hangover.

DH
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Forever outstanding!

F
Washington DC
31 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This is a great place to take children .— especially early!

j
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

This rating is for breakfast at Silver. It's fine - nothing special. The eggs benedict are overloaded with tarragon. I think they're trying to be too fancy with their breakfast; service is friendly but slow. Their lunch and dinner menu items are much better. But for breakfast we prefer the regular Silver Diner restaurants.

MP
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We had a great experience at Silver. We visited fir a birthday brunch. The food, drinks and service were excellent! It was a bit noisy but it did not detract from our experience.

e
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Eric, manager was very helpful

m
Washington DC
33 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All but the noise is great and consistent server was very nice ❄️Thanks

CM
Baltimore
20 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and friends have been enjoying the Silver in Bethesda this past year. Their menu is appealing and varied for all meals. When there was a double billing on my credit card for a visit the waitstaff and manager were very helpful to resolve the issue. I was put in contact with corporate and found the customer service staff to also be understanding, knowledgeable, and friendly. Kudos — and we’ll be back!

NL
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Brunch was delightful. The only issue was noise level.

d
Pittsburgh
15 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Four of us went in for brunch last Sunday. We all had different meals and they were all excellent! Service was good. I would definitely recommend going there

MA
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience1

When we were seated, there was a noisy table of children nearby. They apparently thought they were at Chuckie Cheese. The hostess sat us at a different table but it was not any better. Your restaurant was described as a quiet restaurant on Google. We left before we ordered.

A
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Service was very slow but everything else was good!

EG
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A healthier, vegetarian-friendly take on diner comfort food. Yummy, fun, and brunch mimosas are only $8!

S
Washington DC
35 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience3

Always reliable for a group with different appetites and dietary issues. Delicious choices across the board. Service was uneven - slow getting drinks to table (well after appetizers arrived...) but otherwise very good experience.

DD
Washington DC
30 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Pleasant atmosphere and attentive service. Food is well prepared and some good healthy options.

CT
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Have had lunch here three times and each time, ordering different dishes, have eaten tasty, satisfying meals. Will definitely return.

G
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was good but they did not have my reservation from open table. That did not make me happy.
Once they took us it was fine! We waited about 20 minutes.👎

c
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

It was a lovely night so we were outdoors. Our server was terrific. I have been to Silver many times and have always liked the food. This time- no. I ordered fish and chips which I usually love. The fries were fine but the fish tasted like it was cooked frozen fish sticks. I have had this dish in many restaurants. Usually the batter is crispy and light and the fish is tender. Here, it was over cooked fish with a dense batter. Don’t order it. Go for the many other great dishes here.

s
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional service! The food was excellent, as always, but that was hands down the best waitress I’ve ever had. She gave great wine and food recommendations and is a real asset to the restaurant.

V
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience2

Great location! For a casual diner type place, the menu is quite gourmet and food is good. Healthy options.

G
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Silver has good food and good service. We're glad to have it in the neighborhood .

BF
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Service is incredibly slow. Restaurant is very noisy, but I guess that is good if you have children. Eggs were rubbery and so inedible. Maybe it is different in the evening.

RS
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

SF
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delish! We lived it and will go back when we’re in the area!

GR
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent all around
I will return. Waitress was knowledgeable of drinks and food.

E
Washington DC
95 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience5

It was the tenth time I ordered avocado toast but the first time at night. There must have been an issue with the chef because the toast was soggy and the avocado was spread extremely thin. I was extremely disappointed. It, also, should be noted that a patron at the next table sent his order back to the kitchen.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Second visit for lunch — good, diverse menu and service

OT
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food. Service was very good. I’ll go back again. I highly recommend.

OT
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Food isn’t great but family friendly.

v
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was in town for business and had not been to Silver. I tend to find a place I like go there every time. This time, my husband was with me and wanted a burger, so we searched and settled on Silver. The food was excellent- he had a burger and I had a pretty amazing salad with tuna. We shared some apple beignets for dessert that were out of this world. Our server, Matthew, was excellent. He was attentive (but not too much!), made good recommendations, and offered my husband a taste of a beer so he could make a good choice.

I think I found my new go to place when I’m in Bethesda for work!

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