Neighborhood Eats: Gaffney's (Closed)
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Gaffney's (Closed)
Address: 7141 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-907-7500
Neighborhood: Bethesda/Glen Echo
Cuisines: Modern, Fusion/Eclectic, American
Opening Hours: Open for lunch Monday through Friday 11 AM to 4 PM. Open for dinner Monday 4 to 9; Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday 4 to 10; Friday 4 to 11.
Nearby Metro Stops: Bethesda
Price Range: Moderate
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Recommended
Best Dishes Fried green tomatoes; Bayou stew; meatball sliders; sweet-potato fries; sweet-potato pie.
Price Details: Starters, $4 to $11; main courses, $9 to $29.

The menu at this new Bethesda bar and grill is all over the map—Thai mussels, Korean barbecue beef, French onion soup, beer-battered fish and chips. Go for classic comfort fare or anything Southern and you’ll come away happy. Crisp fried green tomatoes are scattered with feta and ribbons of rémoulade; a rich bayou stew is full of plump scallops, shrimp, and crawfish; meatball sliders are messy and flavorful; and a miniature sweet-potato pie with vanilla-bean ice cream is nearly as good as the stellar sweet-potato fries.

-March, 2008 

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