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Creative comfort food served up in a picturesque tavern setting in North Bethesda.


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Lunch Tues.-Sun., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late
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Owen's Ordinary, North Bethesda, MD


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Owen's Ordinary Restaurant Review

: One of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s comfort-food destinations, Owen’s Ordinary describes itself as a neighborhood tavern. If you time your visit to overlap with weekend lunch, you can also enjoy brunch offerings. The top deal as a starter would be the cheddar and salsa fondue, but if you prefer seafood, the crispy shrimp sliders or the cornmeal-crusted oysters would be good choices. Then you can have a hearty lunch --- the eight-ounce Angus burger or the Red Apron Sausage burger, perhaps --- or you can take brunch seriously and go for the fried chicken and cheddar-bacon waffle. Dinnertime presents as many temptations, with entrées including fish and chips, braised pork shank and roast chicken. For a final wrap-up, indulge in the chocolate chip skillet cookie, a great sendoff to the world outside. Note that the menu is seasonal. Be sure to check out the beer list, too, because this place is definitely a tavern/barroom.





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