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Looking for quiet dinner spot near Bethesda or F.Hts Metro for 8 old friends to catch up

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Decent, reasonable food yes, but just as important space and noise level to enjoy a reunion of 6-8 baby boomers.

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  1. Persimmon, which is at the far southern end of Bethesda (going towards Friendship Heights) is wonderful and would probably be quiet enough as it isn't very large. In nice weather, you could walk it from either Bethesda or Friendship Heights. Also try Newton's Table. The restaurants in Friendships Heights are by and large not very good though of course there is Range. I haven't been, but I am guessing from the size of the place and the popularity that it is not quiet and that you can't camp at the table.

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    1. re: Just Visiting

      I went to Persimmon on Saturday night. The food was great, but it was definitely not quiet inside.

    2. Indique Heights would fit your bill. On top of the FH metro station, beautiful and quiet interior, excellent Indian food.

      1. Yuzu is a new Japanese restaurant very close to the Bethesda metro. Perhaps because it is new it has been pretty quiet when I've been there.

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        1. re: Doh

          Or it could be because that, although I had high hopes, it's unfortunately not particularly good. It's been open long enough at this point, I think, that when it opened shouldn't be affecting how busy it is.