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Chads Friendship Heights

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5247 Wisconsin Ave, Washington DC, DC 20015
+1 202-362-8040
Sun 11:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 02:00
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Fairfax, Virginia
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218 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a friend visiting from out of town and met him at his hotel. I decided to take him to a restaurant I hadn't been to in years which is now under new ownership, one of the new owners is Mr. Tony Kornheiser of PTI fame. We took the metro out to Friendship Heights and walked over to the... More 

Thank R K
Bethesda, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We have been eating here for more than 25 years and it still is a good bet. If you are in the neighborhood, it is worth a try. Never had a bad meal here and the price is right.

Thank BruceMcPB
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I stopped by here to check out the restaurant since Tony Kornheiser recently purchased it with some other gentleman. The staff was very friendly and takes care of their guests. My server was Matthew and he was wonderful. I had the Reuben sandwich and a Chad's amber beer. The sandwich was great and so was the beer. It's a nice... More 

Thank Scott B
Salem, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Washington DC for the Women's March. Chads is a favorite haunt of our hosting family and we now know why. My ribs were fall off the bone good and my spouse had the chicken pot pie. Both were an excellent choice. Well worth the visit.

Thank granmali
Alameda, California
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I were in town for the Women's March, staying in Friendship Heights. Our first day was a whirlwind of walking and touristing, and Chad's was picked because it was easy, right next to our metro stop. But we had such a nice dinner that we opted to return with a friend the next night, after the march.... More 

Thank SuzeePee
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very personable service, wonderful food, great beer, all around nice time. Prices are reasonable, and while other places were packed, this was easy to get a table. Less business has nothing to do with it's fine quality. Highly recommend stopping in.

Thank scuber
Stafford, Virginia
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We met with a large group of 32 with a reservation. The food was good. I had the crab cakes. The service was great, quick, responsive with drinks, refills and food. I would recommend and everyone seemed happy. Reasonable prices, good food and great service Public parking is available for $6. Very limited street parking. Bathrooms downstairs

Thank Eugene S
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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132 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Chads is a fairly casual restaurants in the tony Chevy Chase/Friendship Heights area of Washington D.C./Maryland. Nice layout, including an outdoor patio. Fairly quiet on a Tuesday night. Friendly bar service. Dinner was very good. My wife had Fish & Chips (one of her favorites) and reported that it was excellent and compared well to Fish & Chips she has... More 

Thank UWJJ
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Had a lovely time here. Food was lovely and plenty of choice. The staff were friendly, helpful and gave good service. The novelty of being able to draw on the table cloths really sold it for me though! Very nice place to grab a meal or even just a drink!

Thank Siobhan K
Washington DC
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Nothing fancy about Chads, just good solid American bar food. Great service and straight forward menu. Can't go wrong with the burgers and BBQ.

Thank dgs5536

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, International, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5247 Wisconsin Ave, Washington DC, DC 20015
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-362-8040
Chads is the perfect place for a happy hour, a night out with friends, a delicious dinner with your family, or a quick lunch. Located across the street from the Jenifer Street Exit of the Friendship Heights Metro, Chads is the perfect place to take a break from shopping, or relax after work. Come by and experience a friendly and inviting atmosphere while you enjoy a savory meal and sample our large selection of beverages. Our fresh food, outstanding service, and great drink selection are sure to have you coming back! Also make sure not to miss our Sunday Brunch featuring home cooked favors and delicious drinks. We are open till 2:00 am, and serve food till 12:00 am every day.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?