Rockville, MD

City Data

Location Rockville, along with neighboring Gaithersburg and Bethesda, is at the core of the Interstate 270 Technology Corridor which is home to numerous software and biotechnology companies as well as several federal government institutions. The city also has several upscale regional shopping centers and is one of the major retail hubs in Montgomery County.

Metro: Red Line 

Culture A nice and friendly suburb close to Washington DC with a great number of restaurants, noted were the high concentration of fantastic Asian restaurants although there are certainly many additional types of cuisine.  A nice downtown area with plenty of things to do and yearly events.

Events in Rockville: Classic cars, music, running, and parades.  There is something here for everyone.

The Arts: Rockville is home to a robust arts scene.  Check out the schedule to find; concerts, photography exhibits, sculpture, or a choral performance.

Our Favorite Places:

Taipei Café: Taiwanese style Chinese food with great prices and delicious food.  Try the oyster pancakes and the beef noodle soup.

The Trapezaria:  Greek dining with a very warm and accommodating feel.   Try the grilled chicken with pita and don’t forget to save room for the kataifi dessert.

Kielbasa factory: Try the Warsaw’ kielbasa with cracked pepper and garlic.  Don’t know what to order?  Try one of the samples and ask their friendly staff.

Wine, Beer and Cheer

Food and Wine Company  Upscale dining but with neighborhood feel and pricing run by a staff that understands the art of fine wine

Hidden Germs 

Hinode Japanese Restaurant Check out the lunch and weekend dinner buffet with over 40 kinds of sushi.  There’s something for every palette.

Don Pollo  Charbroiled chicken never tasted so good.


Location Northeast of Bethesda, southwest of Wheaton, and southeast of Rockville

Atmosphere Civic minded, concerts, and parades make this area warm and friendly.  Another example of a small town feel near the city.  The best of both worlds.

Metro  There is no Kensington station but nearby Bethesda is on the Red line.

Marc Train  MARC  Train Service is a commuter rail system whose service areas include Harford County, Maryland; Baltimore City; Washington D.C.; Brunswick, Maryland; Frederick, Maryland and Martinsburg, West Virginia

For the Antique Lover

Antique Row  The DC metropolitan areas largest antiquing center.  Kensington antique row is a friendly place with dozens of small, one-of-a-kind, owner-operated shops.

Get out and Explore Kensington offers something fun for everyone in your family.  The streets of Kensington are alive with art galleries, music venues, enticing restaurants,

Fit for the President

K Town Bistro  Owner Gonzalo Barba’s years working in the Watergate hotel means this restaurant knows how to provide presidential service.  A meal out with an at home feel to  it.