Flaming Pit

  4.0 rating over 1 review
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18701 N Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20879-3121

Cuisine: Steakhouse, Fine Dining, Traditional

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Pros
"Better ambiance but food was very dry and overcooked and very expensive "
Cons
"Slow service i had to wait to ask my waitress to refill my glass of water for ovet 15 minutes, food was not good"
Comments
"Stay away very bad"
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modernheathen

 Germantown, MD
Flaming Pit 3.0
 

Ok, but a bit pricey

Flaming Pit is one of the mainstays of Montgomery County. It has been around for as long as I can remember. It used to be the “place to be seen” in terms of dining in the Germantown area. It was elegant, the staff was always friendly, and considered an upper class restaurant.

I went there recently and honestly, was disappointed. The food was good (not great) and the prices, when compared with other restaurants in the area just didn’t measure up.

The staff still remains extremely friendly, and service is probably one of the best I’ve ever encountered. But it didn’t make up for the other factors.

In particular, my companion noted that the food lacked the depth of flavor that one would expect with this type of restaurant. She attributed that to the fact as we looked around, the crowd was considerably older (60’s and above) and perhaps they’d changed their menu to accommodate palates that preferred food with less flavor depth.

I can’t particularly justify the cost of this restaurant when considering alternatives. This is sad, because the staff is so friendly, and the atmosphere remains excellent.

Veal Oscar

This dish was ok. I expected the veal to be a higher quality than what it was. This was made up for by excellent side dishes, including asparagus and green beans. The crab that came with the dish was good, as was the sauce.

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Flaming Pit  Restaurant Reviews

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  • 07/11/2013 - A diner from Potomac, MD tried it.
  • 09/20/2013 - A diner from Olney, MD tried it, liked it, and rated it 4 stars. They liked the food, liked the service, and liked the ambiance.
  • 12/05/2013 - A diner from Germantown, MD tried it and liked it.
  • 01/21/2014 - A diner from San Francisco, CA tried it.
  • 01/31/2014 - A diner from San Francisco, CA tried it.
  • 02/24/2014 - A diner from San Francisco, CA tried it, liked it, and rated it 2 stars. They didn't like the food, didn't like the service, and liked the ambiance.
    Pros: 'Better ambiance but food was very dry and overcooked and very expensive '
    Cons: 'Slow service i had to wait to ask my waitress to refill my glass of water for ovet 15 minutes, food was not good'
    Comments: 'Stay away very bad'
  • 07/17/2014 - A diner from San Francisco, CA tried it and liked it. They liked the food.
Flaming Pit is located near the cities of Suburb Maryland Fac, Washington Grove, Redland, Montgomery Village, and Derwood.
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