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College Park area restaurants

Oldmyst Aug 28, 2008 08:25 PM

Hi. I am bringing my daughter to University of Maryland tomorrow, and I am looking for a decent restaurant for tomorrow night. We don't care for Indian food, but anything else is fine. I haven't seen much near the campus that looks appealing. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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    Rosco1 Aug 29, 2008 05:13 AM

    I would take her to Franklin's - a few miles south of U of MD on Rt. 1.

    One of you should get the broiled mussels app.


    1. monkeyrotica Aug 29, 2008 05:39 AM

      There's the original Ledo's Pizza in Langley Park, a short drive from campus.

      If you're into Korean food, there are many choices in Beltsville just north of College Park: noodles, Korean fried chicken, barbecue.

      Da Rae Won Restaurant
      5013 Garrett Ave, Beltsville, MD 20705

      Myong Dong Restaurant
      11114 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, MD 20705

      5027 Garrett Ave, Beltsville, MD 20705

      Ledo Restaurant
      4509 Knox Road, College Park, MD 20740

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        4X4 Aug 29, 2008 08:24 AM

        Right by the campus are Marathon Deli (great gyros and souvlaki) and Plato's Diner (all kinds of food - Greek and American).

        I had a great burger the last time I went to Thirsty Turtle, but that was a few months ago.

        Decent subs at Potbelly and Jimmy John's (I know they're chains, but the food is okay).

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          reiflame Aug 29, 2008 09:28 AM

          I'll second the recommendations for Platos and Franklins! Platos is a good greasy spoon, and Franklin's is a really nice brew pub. Their lamb sliders are to die for.

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            Oldmyst Aug 31, 2008 06:27 AM

            Thanks for all the great suggestions! We ended up eating at Franklin's. The Thai appetizer trio was delicious. My daughter's chicken pot pie was great. I had the special pizza with heirloom tomatoes, which I shouldn't have ordered. It wasn't special. My husband had fish, which was good. Thanks again. I will try another place the next time visit. The general store is adorable to hang out in waiting for a table.

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