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Clyde's Tower Oaks Lodge

2 Preserve Pkwy. (Wootton Pkwy.) Send to Phone
301-294-0200 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Clyde's puts on an Adirondacks' show with all the mountain trappings.

Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Clyde's Tower Oaks Lodge, Rockville, MD

Clyde's Tower Oaks Lodge Restaurant Review

: Built on the scale of the “Great Camps” of the Adirondacks, the Tower Oaks Lodge of the Clyde’s Restaurant Group is adjacent to a 21-acre nature preserve. Rooms like the Great Room, the Tack Room with its hunt country character, and the Saranac Room with its fireplace, skylight and rugged bar add to the outdoors theme. But dining here includes all the modern touches---freshly ground hamburger for the famous hamburgers (cooked as you dictate) as well as a menu full of comfort foods, fresh fish, vegetables and even a whole-grain or two mixed in for a healthy twist. Longstanding relationships with local farmers keep the kitchen seasonal with monthly specials that might include halibut, rockfish or lobster. Comfort-food specialties may include beer-braised pork shank with savory ham and cheddar bread pudding. Or try the grilled filet mignon with truffled potato croquettes. Non-meat eaters may opt for the stuffed roasted acorn squash. As in all Clyde’s restaurants, look for desserts that feature seasonal fruits and berries in the pies, cobblers and shortcakes. To mix it up, there is always the option of a locally sourced cheese plate, often with a tangy goat cheese.


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