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About The Daily Dish, A Restaurant & Catering Company

At the Daily Dish, the focus is on comfort food that is seasonally inspired, sustainable and locally sourced. We believe that the Farm to Fork experience benefits everyone from small farmers to our diners. We visit local produce markets to purchase seasonal, fresh produce. Our pita, focaccia & pizza dough are made daily. Our salmon & chicken are organic. We use fresh, pasture fed beef. We make our mozzarella, pickles, sauces, dressings & vinaigrettes in house from scratch. The cocktail bar has local tap beer, fun cocktails and a varied wine list. We follow these principles to cater your special event.

8301 Grubb Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Comfort Food, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday: 8:30am - 12:30pm, Sunday: 8:30am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 5:30pm, Saturday: 12:30pm - 5:30pm, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 5:30pm; Dinner: Monday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
East West Highway

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(301) 588-6300

Website:
http://www.thedailydishrestaurant.com/

Catering:
We are a full service catering company that offers everything from corporate breakfasts to buffet lunches to French service dinners. We tailor our menus to your tastes, the season and the event. We are comfortable catering for parties as small as two and as large as 1,000. We can provide servers, chefs, bartenders and support staff. In addition, we will work with you to ensure all your needs are met, including furniture and linen rentals, flowers, music, an event planner and whatever else you may need. Please email jerry@thedailydishrestaurant.com or call us.

Parking Details:
There is plentiful parking in the shopping center"s public lot.

Public Transit:
We are a five minute ride from the Silver Spring metro and a 10 minute ride from Bethesda metro. Take the Ride-On #1 from Friendship Heights or Silver Spring metro & the stop is directly in front of the Daily Dish on Grubb Road. Or the J1,2 or 3 between Silver Spring and Bethesda.Get off at East West Highway & Grubb Road. We are two blocks south.

Executive Chef:
Jerry Hollinger

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
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The Daily Dish, A Restaurant & Catering Company Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

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4.6

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4.4

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Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

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Authentic (3)
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Healthy (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Happy Hour (2)
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Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Great for Lunch (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Cozy (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Good for a Date (1)
Great Beer (1)
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Business Meals (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
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Romantic (1)
Seasonal (1)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We love the Daily Dish: casual, comfortable, great service and delicious, seasonal, inventive food.

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Daily Dish has a Bloody Mary bar on weekends - very nice set up.

Service is good. The food is very tasty, creative, and consistently great quality.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Casual, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Always a good experience: good food and a friendly place.

Tags: Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Organic, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Great for Brunch, Great Beer, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

After eating here many, many times, it was really time to leave a review. We call DD the GS-14 hangout. DD is a mix of older, empty nesters, young families, singles watching the game and hanging at the bar. It's easy to get to, plenty of parking, and while it can be a little loud outside, it's lovely on the patio. During the week, everyone is still wearing their government badges and sharing a beer or a glass of wine and pizza. We love this place, whether we are with teens, with kids, with Grandma, with friends, with neighbors. The soups are always wonderful and seasonal, I love the mushroom app on the regular menu, the chicken and pastas are lovely, the burgers, sliders, pizzas are great and *always* leave room for dessert -- the ice creams are terrific and the bread pudding and apple crisp last night were excellent. From the daily menus, we've loved the short ribs, the risotto, soups, and the seasonal salads. Scallops and fish have been good too. I had the new apple, prosciutto, fennel one last night and it was delicious. We love the local beers. We've gone for New Year's Eve and it was terrific. The service is almost always attentive and always informative.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Casual
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We hadn't been here before. There was a large variety of seasonal dishes in addition to the regular menu. One of us ordered a pizza off the regular menu and the other, a seasonal salmon dish (which was outstanding). Dessert was not as good as the entrees. Service was quick and helpful.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 19, 2017

I had the salmon dinner, and my friend had a pizza. We thought both were excellent! Our server, Ari, was extremely professional and personable!

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Drove from VA and collected friend in silver spring who had not been to Daily Dish - we had a delicious and unusual brunch -- we both will return!

Tags: Organic, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We were down visiting our daughter at UMD and just stumbled upon this online. Sounded good - thought we would try. AMAZING! If we lived close to Silver Spring we would be here all the time. Now we will have to wait until we come visit again - but there is no other place we will go to - It was absolutely delicious and the wait staff was incredibly friendly and professional.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2017

All entrees were well-prepared and interesting, with plenty of choices. Quality is very high for a casual restaurant, and the outside dining area is very pleasant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Had a late dinner here with a couple of friends on Friday evening. Because I brought my dog, we braved the rain and sat on the patio. I did not realize the patio was closed, but the hostess and waiter were very nice and accommodating. The buffalo cauliflower and braised short ribs were absolutely delicious, and the patio is wonderful for dog owners. I will definitely be back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 9, 2017

I was there on a very hot day. The front wall was completely open even though the air conditioning was on. This is against the law in Washington. I don't know if it is in Montgomery County or in Silver Spring. But common sense requires that you simply don't waste electricity that way nor overload the a.c. unit. It did not work well near the front of the restaurant, of course !!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Austin)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Great little restaurant in a Rock Creek Forest neighborhood setting a few doors down from the Parkway Deli. Well worth a visit.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Healthy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Very pleasant dinner, helpful staff. Food was well prepared and quite enjoyable.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Great wait staff

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·Dined on September 9, 2017

Great neighborhood spot.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Always a pleasure. Great service and met with 2 foodie friends who had never been there. They were impressed

Tags: Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food, Casual, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Good food and great specials. Very fresh and flavorful

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 20, 2017

really good neighborhood gem. food was fresh and service was strong. we had a great time

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 10, 2017

My go to place when people want to get together. Great food choices that often change as chef gets creative. I don't live near the restaurant but know the neighborhood very well from years of working at the school across the street before it even opened. What a great addition to the neighborhood.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Healthy
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 8, 2017

It is a great neighborhood place to eat outside with the dog and the kids.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Nice neighborhood restaurant, good food, good service. Outdoor dining in the front but can get hot and looks at parking lot. Somewhat noisy inside.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 22, 2017

We love this place for brunch! They have unusual ingredients for omelets and great options.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Outstanding, healthy food. Watermelon salad, salmon, and fried oysters all delicious. Warm and friendly vibe as always.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Great watermelon salad.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Service was perfect. I was expecting a leisurely meal and food was delivered more quickly than I expected. However, in no way were we rushed. Salmon and rock fish were prepared to perfection. Boy choy under fish and as side dish was mushy as opposed to gently prepared. Nice for casual dining.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 26, 2017

Our service was unusually slow considering the restaurant was not nearly at full capacity for a Friday night. My wife ordered a salmon dish that she originally thought had a basil pesto sauce. We were told that the sauce shown was from the day before, and the current day's sauce was caper lemon butter sauce. She was generally OK with it. When the food came out, it had the basil pesto sauce, and this sauce did not at all go well with the fennel. She also asked for the fish well done and it was barely cooked medium.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Gluten Free Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Spicy, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Fun, Disabled Access, Great Beer, Authentic, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 19, 2017

a wonderful neighborhood spot, BUT noise level is painful. Best to avoid at prime time

Tags: Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 17, 2017

We really enjoy our neighborhood bistro. It's a real friendly place.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Went for Mothers Day brunch. Had a lovely time. Attentive staff, good food.

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Went to the Daily Dish for Mother's Day with my daughter-in-law, whose birthday was the next day. Glad I made a reservation. By 10:30 am there was already a line. Food was good. Wait staff was very warm. Too bad I didn't think to ask for an outdoor table. Restaurant is in a small strip mall in a neighborhood. So, it has a homey neighborhood feeling to it. It was the second time I'd been there for brunch. I'll go again - maybe for lunch the next time.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Afternoon Coffee, Afternoon Tea, Kid-friendly, Great for Brunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 23, 2017

Most dishes were quite good, however the beef short ribs tasted salty; a richer wine taste would improve it.

When we arrived the noise level was objectionable, though we could move to a better tavle towards the rear.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 15, 2017

The BLT was super tasty. I substituted my house salad for a baby green salad and it was fresh and tasty too. The blueberry pomegranate mimosa was delicious and refreshing.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Casual, Disabled Access, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 7, 2017

We love the Daily Dish for brunch and an occasional family dinner. It is comfortable and unpretentious. We have a favorite waiter who provides the perfect balance of service and friendliness. The food is creative (but not wacky) and locally sourced with seasonal offerings. My favorite brunch dish is poached eggs on greens with asparagus and a citrus vinegarette. Yum. I had my birthday dinner there this year and it was perfect!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Seasonal
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 29, 2017

Met a friend for lunch and had heard great things from friends about the food and the casual vibe. They were right - food is excellent, service was attentive but not overly so, and the environment is perfect for conversation and catching up. I will be back for lunch and want to try it for dinner.

Tags: Business Meals, Seasonal, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients, Casual, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 26, 2017

Interesting menu, heavy on egg dishes. Egg sandwich is scrambled on choice of dry toast unless you want extras. Coffee cup sat nearly empty until we asked for check. Pleasant enough to return for a different meal. Nice looking bar.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 20, 2017

We are lucky to have Daily Dish for our local restaurant. The wait staff is excellent and so are the cocktails. Food is reliably above average and menu varies but favorites seem to be there also.

Tags: Comfort Food, Tapas, Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 14, 2017

The waiter was very friendly and took care of our needs quickly. We were a group of five and all visiting for the first time; 3 locals and 2 out-of-Townes. I would go again, if in the area. The food was fantastic! Well seasoned, cooked perfectly and arrived at our table hot. The short ribs and roast chicken were delicious. I had only one compliment which was quickly resolved by our waiter but bares mentioning. When the bill arrived it included a charge of $0.25 per person to have honey with our tea. I was astounded! I travel all over the world and having visited more than 40 countries I've never been charged to get honey with my tea. Ownership should reconsider the necessity of such a fee; not in good interest to tea drinkers.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Authentic, Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 12, 2017

Seating was a little tight but the food and service were great.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 11, 2017

the food was outstanding! if all you care about is flavor, this is the place. the lights were a little bright and the scallop dish was a little scant but both the chicken and tuna were EXCELLENT.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 7, 2017

The menu at The Daily Dish looked great although a the dishes were a bit pricey. This is normally fine if the food is great, but when our food came we were disappointed. The seafood portions were small and medium quality. The pesto was surprisingly bland, and I could detect no garlic or cheese. The mushroom risotto was also bland with no seasoning other than salt, and just a trace of mushroom slivers. The vegetables were limp and soaked in butter. The experience wasn't terrible but I cannot foresee another visit. The Daily Dish - please check your recipes!

Tags: Happy Hour
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