The page contains pointers to restaurants and local bars, suggestions for lunch and information about the NASSLLI party.
The following a good places to grab a quick lunch.
- Ovo Simply Vegetarian (excellent noodle and rice dishes)
- Pho Tom (Vietnamese and Thai)
- Ivy Noodles (quick Chinese food)
- Maryland Food Collective (in the basement at Stamp Student Union)
- Stamp Student Union Food Court (various fast-food options)
- Garbanzo (very good and inexpensive Mediterranean food)
- Aroy Thai Restaurant
- Kiyoko Express (cheap and quick sushi place)
- Slices Pizza Co.
- Krazi Kebob
- Bagel Place of College Park
- Five Guys
- Potbelly Sandwich Shop
- Jason's Deli
- Marathon Deli
In addition to the places listed above that also serve dinner (especially, Ovo Simply Vegetarian, Pho Tom, Ivy Noodle), the following restaurants are good places for dinner.
- Hanami Japanese Restaurant (good sushi)
- Ten Ren's Tea Time (Chinese and bubble tea)
- Fishnet (fish sandwiches, tacos)
- Busboys and Poets (Vegetarian-friendly New American casual, mainly fish; 2 miles south of campus)
- Franklins Restaurant & Brewery (200m south of Busboys)
- Shagga Cafe (Nearest Ethiopian food, 1.5 miles south of campus)
- Pho D'Lite
- Bobby's Burger Palace (casual burger restaurant)
- Plato's Diner (diner food)
- Go to DC or Silver Spring
There are not a ton of bars in College Park, but the following have a decent selection of beers, can accommodate large groups and are within walking distance of the campus. Both also serve food.
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Semantic Valueball is postponed to Friday due to weather
Friday, after classes, at the Washington Quad, 500m south of Marie Mount Hall: Semantic Valueball, a sport that approaches volleyball in the limit, originally defined by Carnap (1947) as the extension of Unsinnball. We will be playing a tournament for the first biennial Beaver Cup, in honor of Texan benefactor David I. Beaver.
The buses will pickup people at 6:45pm on regents drive immediately to the east of Marie Mount Hall.
For the return, the buses will be in front of Mandalay restaurant at 10pm, and will make two stops: one stop at the Quality Inn in College Park, and one stop at Marie Mount Hall.
It is not hard to get to the party by public transportation: The restaurant is a 10 minute walk from the Silver Spring metro station (red line).
Silver Spring is a suburb of DC with a number of bar/food options. There is a free shuttle bus (route 111) that goes to Silver Spring during summer semester. The bus stop is only 3 minutes away from Mandalay (where the party is located). There is also a J4 bus that goes from campus to Silver Spring every 20 minutes from 4pm to 7pm during weekdays. Finally, you can also take a taxi or the metro.
For going to the metro station, there's also a 104 shuttle that runs every 10 minutes between campus and College Park station (the do not check IDs for this route).