We are excited to offer you Chef Tony’s at your next Special Event!
Our team has handled hundreds of events, from casual backyard occasions to full scale weddings.
Our extensive network of Market Driven Suppliers guarantees you amazing options, many cooked right on site!  Imagine the fresh and wonderful aromas of beautiful gems from the Sea, gracing your guests plates, and all within a fair budget!
After 26 years of cooking professionally, four successful restaurants and an 8 year run with one of the largest and most successful National Restaurant Companies, Chef Tony and his team have the background to take care of you and your important guests.  For Chef Tony, it’s MORE than just food, drink and exceptional service, he treats you like family.  
Hospitality is in our soul.
Keeping you a guest at your next event, work with Chef Tony directly to craft EXACTLY the setup, food and ambiance you desire.  
While we have pre set menu options, the Chef generally loves to work hand in hand with the client, to better understand what is important to you, and have you be relaxed and a guest at your own event.
To get started, please fill out the basic information in our form to the right...
Someone from Chef Tony’s team will be in touch with you within 24 hours.
We look forward to being the location for your next Private Event!
Our goal is to craft your special event JUST the way you like it.
If you can articulate the beginnings of your ideas, we are EXPERTS at putting together the right mix of great food, an outstanding bar and stellar service. We'll make sure you understand our personal touch and walk away MORE than impressed.
We feature a full bar and culinary service. If you don't see it on our menu, please ask us, we're happy to accommodate!
Our Spaces...
  • Restaurant Maximum Capacity - 90 People seated (slightly more for open cocktail mixer type events)
  • Front Room - 30 People at tables (or without tables  to fit a larger number of different setups)
  • Bar - 8 People (can also be setup without chairs to accommodate an "Open Bar")
  • "Lovers Lane" seats 10 at tables of 2
  • "Tuscan Sun Room" seats approximately 50

We are able to rent out the restaurant for functions and price is dependent on menu selections, the day of the week and setup desired.
Keep in mind for business dinners, we have equipment available for rental including LCD projector and 80 inch screen.  Just mention that in your inquiry and we'll add that into your proposal.
Feel free to call or just fill out the quick questionnaire below and ask any questions, we're experts at fitting your budget, desired event and situation. 
Just contact us and we'll find an answer.
301 654-3737



October 2017

I cannot say enough good things about Chef Tony's. Every menu item I've tried has been absolutely delicious - particularly the calamari, fried zucchini, scallops, braised beef short ribs, and the Parmesan crusted cod.


We recently had a large group (14) banquet-style dinner, and it was perfect.


Tony personally coordinated with me in advance, and everything for the meal was completely taken care of -- the appetizers were prepped and came out quickly, the service was prompt and friendly, and the desserts (tiramisu, cheesecake, and chocolate sin cake) were incredible.


I would highly recommend Tony's for any occasion...I can't think of a single complaint - simply fantastic!

December 2015 Testimonial

Hello Tony, Thank you for the lovely evening. I received numerous compliments on the space, décor and food! Our office is full of “foodies” and very hard to please. Your service was fantastic, and I loved the personal emails I received in the planning stage assuring my complete satisfaction the day of the event. Please keep doing what you do – and the way you do it! 


Makenzie Schulz


Operations Officer|

Fisher House Foundation



"We had our wedding reception dinner at Chef Tony’s in Bethesda. The whole affair was top notch.


Our entire party enjoyed the delicious food and drinks; everyone raved about the excellent service as well. Chef Tony is hands on and was so gracious to come and greet our guests.


We highly recommend Chef Tony’s for any special event you may be planning. My son is a chef and he gave Chef Tony’s a high rating. I know if we ever plan another event in the future, we will do it here. It makes such a difference when the food is homemade with care and love.


Thank you Chef Tony for a memorable event. See you soon as we also frequent your restaurant for informal dinners as well. We live in Bethesda and your restaurant is so convenient. Thanks again."


Guido Cilento & Sandra Saenz

July 2015 Wedding Reception




July 2015 Testimonial

I have crafted a simple document to help jog your thoughts to plan your event.


Feel free to download a copy and use it for your benefit.


We look forward to serving you!

What do people say?

We recently had my wife's birthday party at Chef Tony's, and I can honestly say Tony (and the rest of the team there) did a great job helping me have it all come together.  From the beginning, Tony was very accessible and helpful regarding menu options and helping me work out what would be best.


He made some great suggestions and it made everything so much easier.  Of course what really matters is the food and service, and on both counts Chef Tony's delivered.


We had a variety of appetizers to start and all my guests were happy with both the selection and the quality.  For our entrees, we chose from scallops, steak, shrimp pasta, and other items Tony recommended, and every one of those dishes my friends said was excellent.


Dessert - especially the chocolate sin cake - were a big hit with everyone as well.  On top of the amazing food the service we had was exceptional.  The staff was attentive but knew when to let us be.  The food came out at just the right time, and the staff was also very knowledgeable about the food and was very open with suggestions and preferences.


All in all, we couldn't have asked for a more pleasant experience.  This was our first time at Chef Tony's, but I am certain it won't be our last.


M. Friedman

Bethesda, MD



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(301) 654-3737


During Covid (UPDATED 10/3/20)


Tues - Sat 5 - 8:30 pm
Seating Inside Starting 6/19
50% Capacity


Sunday Dinner

11 AM - 3:00 PM
3 - 8:00 pm


4926 St Elmo Ave.
Bethesda, Md 20814


"Promenade" Opening October 2020

The Promenade Building
5775 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, Md 20814


No lunch pickup or in house at this time


@ TABLES only

TUES-FRI 5:00 - 6:30