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Black Market Bistro

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4600 Waverly Ave, Garrett Park, MD 20896-9998
+1 301-933-3000
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Miami, Florida
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83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a fantastic meal made even better by the very delicious bottle of wine we had with it. Black Market Bistro features a remarkable number of the bottles of wine as 1/2 price specials on Monday. We had the Oregon Trails Pinot Noir which was a bit bolder than the usual Oregon Pinot Noir and actually perfect with the... More 

Thank mwood103
Potomac, Maryland
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382 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is always very good here, as is the service. It's located in a quaint old building in Garrett Park, next to the railroad tracks. Lots of parking. We split several apps--grilled octopus salad (ok), fried oysters (delish) and mussels (great). We had several mains--risotto, pork chop, burger and shrimp. All good. The desserts were also very good--ice cream,... More 

Thank RonFG
Somers, New York
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101 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had our first meal at Black Market for a family birthday celebration, and it was just perfect. All three generations loved their meals. As has been stated, restaurant is located in Garrett Park, a quiet residential area where you would never expect to find a commercial establishment; it is right next to what is called a "railway station," which was... More 

Thank Fussbudget07
Lawrence, Kansas
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970 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a real treasure for the area. Half of the customers seem to be walking from their homes in the neighborhood. It had great atmosphere and the menu offerings are delicious. We went for brunch and enjoyed our meals. It is great for a social meal with friends.

Thank Robert S
washington dc
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This restaurant is located by the Marc Train station in Kensington and has a lot of atmosphere. The food is always predictably good and fresh. There is a main dining room with a bar and two smaller rooms off the side of the main hall way. The fish is always good and fresh but there are other items that are... More 

Thank fan54
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Delicius food. Hamburger, tomato basil soup is supperb, as well as the house signature cornmeal crusted oyster are some of the things you cant miss. The place is an old train station house sorrounded by beautiful forest. Garrett Park was a century ago where washingtonians used to weekend.

Thank M2756VFjuanb
Rockville, Maryland
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Just paid another visit to Black Market. We had another quiet and lovely dinner. The fish stew special was delicious, full of good seafood and perfectly seasoned, Service was exemplary, as always. Our favorite restaurant in the Rockville area.

Thank StanleyPalombo
wash dc
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66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

What can you say? The phone was answered within two rings. The food was ready on time. Not sure I am crazy about the brown paper boxes. Hot food may stay hotter in a plastic container. That may be too much to expect in a Garrett Park "Nuclear Free Zone." The hamburger dinner hit the spot. Much better than McD's

Thank 419
Alexandria, Virginia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had dinner here before a show at Strathmore. I had the barbecue shrimp and grits and she had the hangar steak. Service was impeccable and food was delicious! I live in Alexandria so it's not close to home but I can't wait for a reason to go back. Best shrimp and grits I've had outside of... More 

Thank carusocm
Long Beach, California
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I threw a surprise birthday party for my 90 year old mother at the Black Market Bistro in December, 2016. The team at the Black Market (headed by Stephanie Heaton) was awesome. They went over and above to help me organize the lunch from my residence in SoCal. The things that the Black Market could not do, such as flowers... More 

Thank John K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4600 Waverly Ave, Garrett Park, MD 20896-9998
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Garrett Park
  • Phone Number: +1 301-933-3000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?