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Jun 30, 2007 01:13 PM

feeding teenage boys in DC/MD

My son is going to ESPN zone in DC to celebrate his birthday ...any recs for place to feed 4 teenagers around there or in Bethesda/Rockville...all you can eat places are OK, but don't really know of any outside the Rockville area where we live...thanks.....

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  1. Why not eat at ESPN Zone? They have a pretty large menu selection. Otherwise in that area, there is not a ton of family places because it is in a business district of the city. Although right across the street is Harry's and then down the street is Ollies Trolley's. What type of food/atmosphere are you looking for?

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    1. re: jackcyn

      ESPN zone is ok....but wanted some more choices.......does anyone know of any other buffets in the area, NW DC, Bethesda.......thanks

    2. There's a big selection during the day because of all the tourists and office workers in that area but they roll up the sidewalks at night on inexpensive, family places. During the day, there's a food court at National Place that has a pretty wide selection including 5 Guys. There's also the usual lunch chains like Subway, High Noon, Quizno's, PotBelly, McD's, etc., none of which is exciting but teenage boys may just be looking to put on the feedbag. There is a Hard Rock Cafe if the kids prefer that to ESPN Zone or the larger food court at Union Station, a short Metro or bus ride away.

      If you don't mind the splurge, Fogo de Chao has an all you can eat lunch at less than their dinner price. It's under $30 per person and teenage boys probably strike fear into their hearts. I think the dinner price is about $45 for AUCE.