HOME > Chowhound > Washington DC & Baltimore >

Restaurant - Not a Chain - Near Fedex Field

a
anneinva Sep 10, 2012 09:55 AM

Anyone have suggestions for a nice dinner? Thanks.

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. p
    Pappy RE: anneinva Sep 10, 2012 10:19 AM

    Ha! is this a real post?

    1 Reply
    1. re: Pappy
      a
      anneinva RE: Pappy Sep 10, 2012 11:16 AM

      unfortunately it is.

    2. DanielK RE: anneinva Sep 10, 2012 03:03 PM

      KBQ is only about 15 minutes away. It's not "nice", just BBQ, but it's pretty good BBQ.

      Anything within 5-10 minutes, or walking distance, is a chain.

      1. Insidious Rex RE: anneinva Sep 11, 2012 10:21 AM

        Are you looking for a sit down place or a place with decent food you can grab and take for tail gating? Youll have much more success with the latter.

        2 Replies
        1. re: Insidious Rex
          a
          anneinva RE: Insidious Rex Sep 11, 2012 11:51 AM

          Yes sit down place - thinking of going to National Harbor - seems to only be about 15 - 20 minutes away.

          1. re: anneinva
            Insidious Rex RE: anneinva Sep 11, 2012 12:30 PM

            Hmm... that MIGHT be 20 minutes in no traffic. But hey if you are willing to go there you may as well look at places in Old Town Alexandria or even in DC. National Harbor is an overpriced and generally mediocre convention bubble. Ive had season tickets for years and on the rare occasion Im not tailgating Ive been known to eat on Capital Hill and then just take East Capital out to Central Avenue right to the stadium. Easily under 20 minutes unless you are really running close to kick off.

        2. c
          cb1 RE: anneinva Sep 11, 2012 10:39 AM

          Wegmans is right there. Not a restaurant but decent options.

          3 Replies
          1. re: cb1
            agarnett100 RE: cb1 Sep 11, 2012 07:02 PM

            East Moon Asian Bistro - http://www.eastmoonbistro.net/ - located in Bowie MD not far from Fedex.

            Nice sit down location gorgeous dining room and great service

            You can also try Grace Garden off of Route 450 and Half Note Lounge which is about a 1/2 mile up from there

            1. re: agarnett100
              DanielK RE: agarnett100 Sep 12, 2012 01:16 PM

              Unless there's another Grace Garden, that's in Odenton - closer to Ravens stadium than FedEx!

              1. re: DanielK
                agarnett100 RE: DanielK Sep 12, 2012 01:57 PM

                Sorry its Graces Steak and Seafood- http://www.gracesrestaurants.com/grac...

          Show Hidden Posts