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Sep 7, 2007 03:55 PM

Great Bfast/Lunch/Dinner in Gaithersburg, MD?

Hello 'hounds! Will be in Gaitherburg for business midweek. Any great dining options in Gaithersburg near the Hilton? Thank you in advance.

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  1. La Flor de la Canela is nearby and very good Peruvian food in a nice atmosphere. It's at 117 N. Frederick Road, but not the easiest place to find -- it's a bit hidden in a little strip center -- so Google map it. Good chicken dishes, seafood. Casual, lunch or dinner.

    On the other side of I-270 but still nearby is a Dogfish Head Ale House. Very good microbrews, the food is okay, maybe a notch above usual pub fare. I like the crab & asparagus pizza, but the food is really secondary to some very good beers.

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      1. re: Displaced California Foodie

        Gaithersburg isn't really a mecca for great food and especially not great for breakfast. In the area around the Hilton you've got a Panera, Einstein Bagels, IHOP and Silver Diner. Silver Diner would probably be the best, but it's not great and I haven't been there in a few years so can't tell if it's slid or improved. Does anyone know if Village Green is still there? That used to be a good breakfast.

        1. re: sharonlouk

          Village Green is still there and still good!

    1. If you don't mind driving a few miles south on Route 355 to Rockville there is a wonderful Italian restaurant called Il Pizzico that would be good for lunch or dinner. It's on the left hand side of the road as you're driving south, just below Gude Drive. Don't let the nondescript strip mall location fool you -- inside you will find a nice atmosphere and great food at a moderate price.

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      1. re: Lauman

        You could also do a search on the board for "Rockville", which is about 10 minutes south of the Hilton on Rte. 355, and is a mecca for authentic Chinese places. There are easily 6 or 7 fabulous places - Sichuan, Cantonese, Dim Sum, Taiwanese, etc.