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Tower Oaks Lodge

4.5
6475 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Birthdays
With the look and feel of one of the "Great Camps" of the Adirondacks, Tower Oaks Lodge serves an American-style saloon menu. Adjacent to a 21-acre nature preserve, Tower Oaks Lodge is located just off I-270. The raw bar features oysters from both coasts.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm; Brunch: Saturday: 11:00am - 4:30pm, Sunday: 10:00am - 4:30pm
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Phone number
(301) 294-0200
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jeff Eng
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Private party facilities
Semi-private cocktail parties in the Saranac Bar
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Private party contact
Kathleen Carbonaro or Any Manager : (301) 294-0200
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Wootten Parkway
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Parking details
Street parking also available. Complimentary valet parking offered Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
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Public transit
Bus 81, Monday - Friday until 7:30pm
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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 6475 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.4
service
4.6
ambience
4.2
value
Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 20 hours ago

Moms birthday

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4.0Dined 21 hours ago

Love TO, BUT, today eggs Benedict came with runny “medium” eggs and burned English muffins.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Very good food as usual and the service was too. The atmosphere is excellent.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

It is one of my favorite restaurants in the area due to the food and ambiance

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Wait staff was excellent! Very attentive and thoughtful with a special dessert for us to share as we celebrated our son’s visit home from out of state.

Very impressed.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Excellent as always. Delicious food, great service, nice atmosphere. Love it!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Cool restaurant. Great vibe and funky decor. Love the place and the food is great.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Our regular weekly meeting spot. Great service. Good food.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

The vegetarian pasta dish was disappointing, dry and stringy, but the rest of the experience was aces.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

I have been a Clyde’s customer since coming to DC in 1973. Over the past 5 years the food has steadily gone downhill. It used to be a restaurant that one could count on getting a good meal, no more. One thing that has stayed the same is the special ambiance of each of the restaurants.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Everything was great from the coffee to the last bite but i really wish we had a different server.The person that assisted us had such an attitude that for in instant my husband wanted to leave.The desert menu that he offer was folded in his pocket and looked like somebody chew it previously and when was time for the check he latterly drop it on the table like trash.we’ve been coming for years and never been treated like this before !

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Beautiful restaurant set in a wooded reserve. Service was attentive and friendly. Excellent drinks and food. Thanks for a fun night out !

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3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

our dinner was all served and presented well. Most of our meal was delicious, I will I had talked to my waitress more on my dish. I wanted fish but not fried and I didn't ask question about my confusion on another fish dish which I didn't know what some of the ingredients were. I wished our waitress could more talkative about the menu sometimes it's hard to decide. some I'll put on my reluctance to ask more questions.
what bothered me most was this was the 2nd time my husband Credit card was not returned. He is a very efficient person so him not putting into his wallet is vey unlikely in fact he has never left card any where except at your restaurant. Maybe there needs to be a better check system to cc especially in this day and age where we use all the time. We want to feel comfortable coming there and knowing someone is not collecting our CC information while they are putting a charge through.

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3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Asked for a table vs. a booth and they said they were sold out of tables by the time I sent in the request. Were seated in a booth next to the bar where it became so noisy that you couldn't really have a good conversation.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

I don't even need to look at the menu, because I almost always order the special treat of a crabcake at Clyde's. It was delicious as always, with lots of crabmeat and hardly any filler. What I liked in particular was the different presentation, with the crabcake served on a bed of quinoa and shreds of carrots and asparagus. It was light, easy to eat, just right. I like all the rooms, but especially enjoy the atmosphere of the Adirondack room where we ate. Service was great, too: enough attention but not too much.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

We absolutely love going to Clyde's! This location is particularly cozy. They did an amazing job at setting the mood with the lodge theme and the native american decor. You genuinely feel as though you are eating in the mountains. They have a nice selection of food and tend to customers with allergies and dietary restrictions when needed. The staff is always friendly and welcoming. Although it's definitely not cheap, it's worth the splurge. Plus if you are looking for something a little more casual, they have two bars with friendly bar tenders and bar food.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Tower Oaks... terrific...again! Always enjoy our visits there. Friends introduced us to the Lodge several years ago, and we keep going back.
The atmosphere, the food and service are equal to many more expensive eateries.
To mention a few favorites: pickle jar, cream of crab soup, devils on horseback, crab cakes, steaks, fish are always fantastic!

We will return soon,
Bill C

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

I have gone to Clyde’s for years and this one has a nice ambiance with consistent food and service. Always a good option.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Love this restaurant. Lots of family events and good times. Food and staff are excellent. You can’t go wrong whatever the occasion!

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3.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Usually excellent food but my entree was served five minutes after that of my guest.
Was as if had been forgotten and salmon was not cooked, only seared. Not edible.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Fabulous local gem-- great variety, quality food, ambiance and waitservice. Brice was awesome.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Food was excellent as always. Service was good.

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4.0Dined on April 9, 2018

It is a Clyde's restaurant so food is well done and plentiful, but not usually outstanding. Service can be a bit spotty: pushy or not attentive. This lunch was comfortable, but a bit busy with the waiter to present.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

We enjoyed brunch for 8 on Sunday afternoon. The menu was very extensive and included typical reakfase fare as well as sandwiches and other entres. The food was very good and the service was quite attentive to our needs. All in all it was a good experience that pleased the various age groups represented: kids to seniors.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

We have a family member who lives in Europe who insists on going every time she visits. She loves the Reuben.

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Unfortunate that they no longer offer specials. Service good. Seating in some booths can be tight/uncomfortable. Next time will ask to sit at table with chairs.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Except for a rude receptionist at the front desk, the service and the meal were very good as usual.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Excellent food and service. We were promptly seated and our server was attentive, but not overly attentive. A different take on the carrot cake.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

What was so lovely...and important...was were were able to talk! Noise level is non existent. Food was delicious and very reasonable.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Actually, we were there twice. Once for early dinner and our waiter, Eugene, was excellent and fun. We had lots of comfort food appetizers and nice entrees/sandwiches. The Sausage Rigatoni was marvelous. The Breakfast Burger is astounding! Who would have guessed they make such a thing. The hot turkey sandwich was moist and tasty.

We then return at 10 PM to stay, drink, play cards and wait for Midnight for our friend's daughter to turn 21 and have here first drink with her and her crowd. Wally was our waiter and we ran him ragged with drinks and shots and hilarity.

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Was good except happy hour has been changed
Not going back

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

The food was delicious!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Clydes Towers is always wonderful ! I try going there at least once a month.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Food was great. Love the decor. Good service. Great multiple bars.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

food is always reliable; service is usually good - Alex was wonderful and accommodating

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Tower Oaks was great for our afternoon girls's get together. Four of us enjoyed good food, great conversation and good ambiance in a not-too-crowded room. The others had been there before but this was my first time. It's a hidden gem (at least for me) and now that I know about it, I'm sure I will return. My potato soup was delicious, but the fish and chips were just ok (the fries were cold and hard). Next time I'll try something different. The others seemed to enjoy their dishes.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

My parents were in town and we have always loved going to Tower Oaks. We have been going there for years and always enjoy it from time to time. Server was wonderful and food was great! Will always go back.

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4.0Dined on April 2, 2018

We have been loyal Clyde’s customers for over 20 years. Tower Oaks is a lovely, relaxing spot. Our server, Anielle, was just wonderful- very professional, attentive, efficient and kind to our 3 children ages 6-12. We all just loved her! Appetizers of calamari and boom boom shrimp were excellent. Crab cakes good as always. Nice prices for kids meals. Did not like the cole slaw - is it a new recipe? Also the Rockfish special was not enjoyable- my husband said worst meal at Clyde’s ever.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

My mother and I ate here for Easter and we had a great time. We were seated within a few minutes and our server was very polite and attentive. Our food came out within a reasonable amount of time and our drinks were filled every few minutes. I had the Maryland Crab Soup and Atlantic Salmon which was very good. My mother and the Trout dish and she said that was also very good. Even the Key Lime Pie was so sweet and such a special treat to enjoy afterwards. We will be back again soon. Thank you!

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I took my parents here for Easter and we were all so disappointed in the food. Usually it’s very good, but they missed the mark on this particular day. Both of my parents sent their food back to be cooked longer, as it was basically raw. It came back burnt and hard to chew. My dinner wasn’t any better. Very disappointing experience.

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