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About Seasons 52 - North Bethesda
Seasons 52 is a fresh grill and wine bar that offers a seasonally changing menu inspired by the appeal of a local farmer’s market. Seasons 52 sources ingredients at their peak of freshness and uses rustic cooking techniques, like brick-oven roasting and open-fire grilling over oak and mesquite wood to bring out the natural flavors of food. The menu is paired with an ever-changing international collection of more than 100 wines, with 52 available by the glass, along with exceptional signature handcrafted cocktails.
Open for lunch and dinner daily, with extended hours on the weekend. Join us for Sunday Brunch every Sunday from 10am-1pm.
If you are searching for a place to host your next group function, Seasons 52 is the perfect setting for your private or semi-private event. We also feature a Chef’s table for smaller groups or more intimate settings. For more information, visit our website at www.Seasons52.com.
North Bethesda, MD 20852
American, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 1:00pm; Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 10:00am- 9:00pm
Rockville Pike and Executive Drive
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary Valet - 2 hours during the day; 3 hours during the evening
Garage parking available on Marketplace Lane, complimentary for 2 hours, limited metered street parking available on Woodglen Dr. and Executive Blvd.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Whether you’re hosting a corporate event or a social celebration, we are happy to accommodate you. Our event coordinator will assist with every detail, ensuring you have all the amenities you require. Let us help make your event unforgettable.
Seasons 52 - North Bethesda Ratings and Reviews
The food was delicious and memorable! Our server, Mustafa, made a point of personalizing our evening ( 3 of us) and was helpful in recommending food and drink according to our tastes. The ambiance is sophisticated, elegant, but warm and inviting. We have been several times with friends and will continue to visit regularly. A very worthy favorite!!
The food and ambience of this restaurant were great. The service could've been better, while servers were polite, they were not meticulous, and as a result, messed up on orders a bit. The restaurant is located in a convenient zone, however, the parking situation was very ambiguous and I was never able to determine where the restaurant parking was. This meant that I ended up paying for my parking.
There were six of us who wanted good food and to be able to hear one another. A Sunday lunch. Excellent range of choices for the vegetarians among us, food well prepared and service was quite attentive. The restaurant was relatively quiet, we had a round table for six. Perfect place for us.
The food was the best part about the meal, with the salmon cooked to perfection (although one roasted carrot was too tough to eat). The ambiance is bustling--the place is huge and draws lots of large groups and families with children, so it doesn't really feel as elegant as the prices would suggest. The service was just a bit on the slow side; we ran out of time to have dessert before our show, even though there would have been enough time at other less busy restaurants in the area. Don't believe their claims about the seasonality of the menu! They were offering asparagus in mid March, which is at least a month too soon for the mid-Atlantic.
This was our second time eating at this restaurant, and once again, we left with the certainty that we will be back. The food was delicious, and the service was excellent. We came to Seasons 52 prior to a concert at the nearby Strathmore. The wait staff was solicitous about serving us quickly enough to get to the concert in time. The food recommendations suggested by our server was just right. We enjoyed it very much.
Good, very large restaurant. It was our first time there. They offer complimentary valet parking or a two hour free parking garage nearby. We went before a concert at Strathmore and had no problem having a leisurely dinner and getting to the venue on time. We over-ordered on appetizers because the flatbread is large enough to share. We had the prosciutto/asparagus special that evening and it was delicious. I also ordered a crab cake that included a small salad and, while excellent, was too much appetizer along with the flatbread! Our main courses included a sea bass that was a little over-cooked and needed some vegetables on the side and some wonderful lamb chops cooked medium-rare, as ordered, with mashed potato and vegetables. The small desserts are perfect for having after a big meal - just the right amount of sweetness and both of ours were very well-made. One complaint: although our server warned us that our main-course plates were very hot, the food was NOT served as hot as it should have been. Not sure if this was a server problem or a kitchen problem, but everything was lukewarm. This included the after-dinner coffee, which was an unfortunate way to end a tasty meal.
We know Seasons 52 from 2 visits at Tyson's and this one was excellent as well. We had the tapas for appetizers (sea scallops and peppers with goat cheese), then salmon and beef short ribs with root veggies. Very tasty. The merlot was perfect. You can park for free across the street at White Flint Mall.
I have to send a message with this review. The service and food were good. Two weeks ago, Darden, the parent company, changed the wine service in Season 52 restaurants. They no longer bring the bottles to the table so you can see what you are getting, and take a picture of the label if you are interested. Now the wine is poured at the bar and you get a small carafe poured into your glass. Combine this with abandoning the 475 calorie max per dish, and I am no longer a Seasons 52 fan. What made them different and special are no longer differentiators. Good luck, Darden!
Better quality menu than most chains.
The service has always been above average here, and the bar makes good drinks. A small salad was the starter for most of my party, and it was probably large enough for my main dish. The entrees were all great.
Standout items included the Chilean Sea Bass and the short ribs. It was a great evening.
Dinner to celebrate my wife's birthday, party of 3: spouse, adult daughter, and me. Had a really good experience. Good wine list, I had a Spanish Rioja (red) and a German Riesling (white), both excellent. Daughter had an arugula salad and a vegetarian dish which was really good. Wife and I each had a tuna dish served on black rice, excellent, beautifully presented, perfectly cooked. I also had a yellow beet salad with goat cheese and pine nuts, excellent, and spouse had a salad. We celebrated with their tiny glassed-in desserts: key lime pie, pecan pie, all very good. I was very happy with my meal: the yellow beets were a cool idea, and the combination with the goat cheese and pistachios was tasty. As to the tuna, I can't even explain it, it was in layers of round things, a circle of black rice, a circle of tuna, some sauces, and a circle of vegetables on top. Really attractive and good..
The atmosphere is attractive and comfortable. Making reservations using Open Table was super easy. Parking is easy (2 hours free in a covered underground parking lot).
I do like the seasonal concept, menu is built around seasonally available produce and other products.
So if I like everything so much, why not the 5th star? Because they are so close, trying so hard, and almost there. I'm holding back because 1) no beers on tap, even though they have a good selection of botttled beers including local ones, 2) servers aren't as good as the best places (see my review of Acqua al 2 downtown near Eastern Market, where we ate the night before to celebrate wife's birthday with more family members). There the service is just outstanding, the servers are super knowledgeable and charming/funny. 3) Food is excellent, sometimes outstanding, and very well thought through. To me, it is not yet up there with the very best. Could be, just not yet.
The quality of the ingredients and preparation has gone down since it first opened. I wish the restaurant would offer less options, buy higher quality & more organic & GMO free food which would expand on the farm to table and seasonal offerings approach. I think people in M/C would pay more for these items on the menu.
I probably sound like a broken record but as always Seasons 52 was great. The food is always fresh and delicious. Our server, Mustafa, is fantastic and goes over and above to make sure we are satisfied. He is a real asset to the restaurant. We come to Seasons in North Bethesda at least every other week mostly for lunch or early dinner and are never disappointed.
It was average. The food was average. My scallops were a texture of a marshmallows, broccolini were under seasoned, and butternut squash risotto was not edible. My husband's sea bass with mash were much better. I wish I got that. Lobster flatbread was just fine too. The service was great, the staff was attentive but not too much, friendly, knowledgeable. Good drinks. Again not great dessert options. I may try it again because I really want a nice restaurant in the area but will struggle with order.
Have dined here before and was very disappointed. Food nowhere near what I expected, my paella was terrible. The waitress had made sure to let my sister know that if she was unhappy with her dish, they would swap it out since she had expressed her disapproval of pepper in her food. Unfortunately the waitress never reappeared until time to offer dessert.
I am a big fan of Seasons52 for its terrific food that doesn't make you feel like you are breaking the "calorie bank." We both had shrimp and grits (mine was without the chorizo and bacon). It was truly succulent and warming on a cool breezy night. They have a terrific Caesar salad, which we split, as it is a hearty portion. And, the desserts are to die for--very tasty and just the right amount (if you want the taste, without the undesirable side effects). I think their wines could be a little more reasonably priced. And, the service was too close. Not sure why waiters think it is better to stop by often on a quiet weekend night, when we were engaged in conversation, so it would be nice if that were better understood. But, overall, a terrific meal on a nice quiet weekday night (as the decibel level is a little too high for me on busy weekend nights).
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