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Green Papaya - CLOSED

4922 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
+1 301-654-8241
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good30%
  • Average35%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
29 May 2014
“Asian exotic”
20 Jun 2012
“Pretty good food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Vietnamese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4922 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Fun Asian fusion cuisine. Not cheap, mind you, you're eating in Bethesda. Otherwise a nice selection, good service and a friendly ambience.

Thank PapaInternational
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Caramel dishes are great. This restaurant tries hard to be fancier than most Vietnamese places, but ends up being overpriced for what you get.

Thank CYLau
Reviewed 2 May 2012

This is a very good meal and it is not filling. Service is okay.

Thank GeraldWW2
Reviewed 17 April 2012

I was visiting from out of town, and happened upon the Green Papaya with a cousin. Vietnamese food done with a nice flair; clean flavors, with a bit of a French accent. Nice service, and quiet dining room, added to the enjoyment at this lovely...More

Thank fooddr
Reviewed 12 April 2012

A midweek dinner for 4 was just excellent. Frankly, if you don't like spicy Asian food or if you can't appreciate the many versions of spicy, this would be a bad choice. But if you do and can, then you'll love this place. Food aside,...More

Thank Handyman301
Reviewed 17 February 2012

This Vietnamese restaurant supposedly had good reviews, and is well located in an area filled with restaurants and movie theaters. We had reservations for a Sunday evening for 8 people. Called the reservation in twice - no live person, just a recording and message machine....More

Thank Anbrugo
Reviewed 15 February 2012

I was super excited to try Green Papaya because I had never had Vietnamese food before. I love all types of asian foods so I was sure it would be a hit. While I enjoyed the meal, I was not as impressed as I thought...More

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 3 January 2012

I think this is a good restaurant but for some reason my husband doesn't like it. Not sure why. THe food is good and the place is pretty, but i guess it's not that memorable a place to eat. But I'd still go there.

Thank Jillnt6772
Reviewed 19 November 2011

Green Papaya has an extensive menu of Vietnamese dishes, and a substantial specials and appetizers menu that changes frequently. Be sure to order one of the carmelized entrees. The food is fresh and nicely spiced, and the presentation is also good. I've been there about...More

Thank andyb575
Reviewed 17 September 2011

The rice paper appetizer was exceptional as was the peanut dipping sauce. The wait staff didn't seem too thrilled with me being a single diner.

Thank Teagirl51
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4922 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-654-8241
  • E-mail
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