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O'Donnell's Sea Grill - CLOSED

311 Kentlands Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-5447
+1 301-519-2550
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
18 Feb 2015
“Out of Business”
18 Feb 2015
“They closed over a year ago. Brasserie Beck is now”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
311 Kentlands Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-5447
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

They were great when they were there. Sad to say they went out of business last year. Wish they would come back but another restraunt has taken its place

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 18 February 2015

o'Donnell's (which was excellant) closed over a year ago. Brasserie Beck is now in that location. I have eaten there twice - food and service was wonderful the first time and almost as good the second time.

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 10 September 2014

this restaurant is closed. Trip advisor needs to update their search engines. do I really have to fulfill 100 characters to explain this situation three ties. They are closed. Trip Advisor get with it and update your postings.

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Terrible news, the family that owned this restaurant has decided to close - a new facility is under cosntruction

Thank Anbrugo
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Unfortunately the owner decided to call it quits. It was a great place to set and had incredible cinnamon buns. There is anew restaurant opening in that location soon!

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 7 January 2014

After many years in Montgomery County, O'Donnell's closed their last restaurant at this address in Kentlands. I don't quite know why because the food was good and it always seemed crowded. The article in the Washington Post didn't give an explanation either. This was an...More

Thank ObservantGuest
Reviewed 2 October 2013

I confirm that O'Donnell's has closed for good. At present there is no possibility that it will re-open. It is sad to see it go. It had been family owned and operated thru many decades. I did not see a "For Sale" on the property;...More

1  Thank Hanschen
Reviewed 7 August 2013

I went out to try O'Donnell's and was surprised to find it dark and shuttered with a handwritten note on the front door that it has gone out of business. Please confirm if you can find anyone and in any event remove from the website.

Thank LeonardBethesda_MD
Reviewed 24 June 2013

I have eaten at O'Donnell's for years. When O'Donnell's moved from Bethesda to Gaithersburg, I continued to enjoy the seafood and rum buns . I recently craved softshell crabs and they had them. I enjoyed the soft shell crab BLT al fresco. Yummy!

Thank N0madg0lfer
Reviewed 22 June 2013

O'Donnell's Sea Grill has been a family favorite of ours for many years. I grew up going there with my parents (Bethesda when it was open), and continued the tradition in the Gaithersburg location with my own kids. If you have never been, GO. NOW....More

Thank ClearBlueDaze
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Kentlands Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-5447
    (Great Seneca Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-519-2550
O'Donnell's Sea Grill is one of the Washington, DC area's premier seafood restaurant. Owned and operated by the O'Donnell family for over 80 years, O'Donnell's Sea Grill carries on the tradition of offering renowned Norfolk-style dishes, signature crab cakes, and fresh Maine lobster, as well as steaks, chicken, pasta and fresh-made soups and salads. Our on-premise bakery prepares mouth-watering lemon meringue pie, key lime pie, cheesecake, and O'Donnell's Sea Grill famous Rum Buns every day. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, come see why O'Donnell's Sea Grill, enjoyed by generations of Washington area residents and out-of-towners, is the landmark seafood restaurant in Montgomery County.
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