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Directions to Eggspectation in Silver Spring, Maryland

Location: photo of Eggspectation Restaurant awning

Eggspectation Restaurant
923 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring MD  20910
Phone: 301-585-1700
Fax: 301-585-1905

URL: http://eggspectation.com/locations/usa/silver-spring/
URL: http://www.downtownsilverspring.com

By Metro:

Take the Red line to the Silver Spring Metro station (see the current Metrorail map.) Exit right from the train and walk to the south end of the platform (South Side Colesville Road Exit). Walk about 3 blocks NE on Colesville Road to Georgia Avenue. Turn right on Georgia Avenue. Walk 1 block SE on Georgia Avenue to Ellsworth Drive. Turn left on Ellsworth Drive and walk one block NE on Ellsworth Drive to 923 Ellsworth Drive. Total walking is 0.41 miles. (For all Metro stations, see the Metrorail Stations page. For a map of the station and surrounding neighborhood, click on the PDF in the Entrances / Evacuation Maps box. For the full Metro system of lines, see the Metrorail map.)

By Metro Bus:

There are two Metro bus options.

Option 1

  • From the Silver Spring Metro station, take the Y8 Montgomery Hospital bus.
  • Arrive at Georgia Avenue and Ellsworth Drive.
  • Walk 1 block NE on Ellsworth Drive to 923 Ellsworth Drive.

Option 1

  • From the Silver Spring Metro station, take the F4 New Carrollton bus.
  • Arrive at Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive.
  • Walk 1 block SW on Ellsworth Drive to 923 Ellsworth Drive.

By Car:

From your starting point: Driving Directions and Map.

From the north via I-270:
Take I-270 south. At the split, bear left to I-495 (Capital Beltway). Head east (towards Silver Spring) on I-495 to the Georgia Avenue exit (Route 97). Go south on Georgia Avenue to downtown Silver Spring. Drive 1 block past the Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road intersection to Ellsworth Drive. Turn left on Ellsworth Drive to 923 Ellsworth Drive. To park, see Parking.

From the north via I-95:
Take I-95 south to I-495 (Capital Beltway). Head west (towards Silver Spring) on I-495 to the Georgia Avenue exit (Exit 31-B, Route 97). Go south on Georgia Avenue to downtown Silver Spring. Drive 1 block past the Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road intersection to Ellsworth Drive. Turn left on Ellsworth Drive to 923 Ellsworth Drive. To park, see Parking.

From Washington, D.C. via 16th Street NW:
Go north on 16th Street to the District/Maryland border. At the traffic circle, bear right onto Colesville Road. Go to the Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road intersection. Turn right on Georgia Avenue. Drive 1 block to Ellsworth Drive. Turn left on Ellsworth Drive to 923 Ellsworth Drive. To park, see Parking.

From Northern Virginia via I-95:
Travel north on I-95 (Capital Beltway) towards Baltimore. At the intersection of I-95 and I-495, bear left towards Silver Spring. Follow I-495 to the Georgia Avenue exit (Exit 31-B, Route 97). Go south on Georgia Avenue to downtown Silver Spring. Drive 1 block past the Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road intersection to Ellsworth Drive. Turn left on Ellsworth Drive to 923 Ellsworth Drive. To park, see Parking.

From Northern Virginia and points west via I-495:
Travel north on I-495 (Capital Beltway) towards Silver Spring. At the intersection of I-495 and I-270, bear to the right towards Silver Spring. Follow I-495 to Georgia Avenue exit (Exit 31-B, Route 97). Go south on Georgia Avenue to downtown Silver Spring. Drive 1 block past the Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road intersection to Ellsworth Drive. Turn left on Ellsworth Drive to 923 Ellsworth Drive. To park, see Parking.

From Northern Virginia via Washington, D.C.:
Cross any of the District/Virginia bridges and proceed to 16th Street. Go north on 16th Street NW to the District/Maryland border. At the traffic circle, bear right onto Colesville Road. Go to the Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road intersection. Turn right on Georgia Avenue. Drive 1 block to Ellsworth Drive. Turn left on Ellsworth Drive to 923 Ellsworth Drive. To park, see Parking

Parking

Downtown Silver Spring is within easy walking distance of several public parking decks. The public garages offer free parking on weekends and metered rates of per hour on weekdays.

The closest parking to the restaurant is the Garage 61 - Town Square Garage, located on the northeast corner of Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street. Patrons using Handicap Parking in this facility are required to pay the hourly rate. This facility uses the Pay On-Foot (POF) system.

The Garage 60 - Wayne Avenue Garage is located between Georgia Avenue and Fenton Street. On Georgia Avenue, drive 2 blocks past the Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road intersection to Wayne Avenue. Turn left on Wayne Avenue. Enter the parking garage off Wayne Avenue just before Fenton Street. Walk north on Fenton Street to Ellsworth Drive. Turn left on Ellsworth Drive to 923 Ellsworth Drive. Patrons using Handicap Parking in this facility are required to pay the hourly rate. This facility uses the Pay On-Foot (POF) system.

Accessibility

Wheeled access to be determined. Patrons using Handicap Parking in the Town Square and Wayne Avenue parking facilities are required to pay the hourly rate.


Traffic Conditions and Street Closings

Riding Metro to the Event

(For all Metro stations, see the Metrorail Stations page. For a map of the station and surrounding neighborhood, click on the PDF in the Entrances / Evacuation Maps box. For the full Metro system of lines, see the Metrorail map.)

To plan your metro ride, use the Metro Trip Planner at http://www.wmata.com/rider_tools/tripplanner/tripplanner_form_solo.cfm. The Trip Planner will give you an idea of the travel time and fees from your Metro station to the station near the event.

Metro Accessibility Frequently Asked Questions are at http://www.wmata.com/accessibility/faq.cfm. See also the Metro Accessibility information.

Note: Metro trains, although uncrowded, do not operate as frequently before 9 a.m. on Saturdays. The wait time between trains may be 15 minutes.

Parking in Metro lots

Parking at Metro-operated lots is FREE on weekends and federal holidays.

Where to Buy a SmarTrip Card

You may purchase SmarTrip cards online from the CommuterDirect store. SmarTrip cards are accepted on all Metrobuses, and many local transit systems in northern Virginia and Maryland such as Ride-On and the Fairfax Connector. (See the full list on CommuterPage.com.) You may also purchase SmarTrip cards from several CVS and Giant Food stores. See the list at http://wmata.com/fares/smartrip/smartrip_load.cfm? (Commuter stores in northern Virginia are also listed). Senior SmarTrip cards may be purchased at several libraries and other locations in the metropolitan area. See the list at http://wmata.com/fares/smartrip/smartrip_libraries.cfm

Standard SmarTrip Farecard

A renewable SmarTrip farecard purchased online has a $20 fare value already on it. The cost for the renewable card is $5. The total charge for this card is $25 online.

Senior and Disabled SmarTrip Farecard

In order to purchase a discounted farecard, Senior citizens (65 and older) and persons with disabilities must have proof of age or a valid Metro Disability ID Card. For information on how to apply, see http://www.wmata.com/accessibility/metroaccess_eligibility.cfm. Senior citizens 65 years or older with a disability and Medicare card holders with a valid photo ID are not required to apply for the Metro Disability ID card, but may purchase fare by showing proof of age at any Metro Sales location, many public libraries in the District of Columbia, Montgomery County, and Prince George's County, and retail outlets. Applications for the free WMATA Disabled ID card are available from the Office of ADA Programs at 600 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 or by calling 202-962-1245 or TTY 202-628-8973 or calling 202-962-1558 or TTY 202-962-2033 and requesting an application be mailed to you. A renewable SmarTrip farecard for senior (65 and older) and disabled riders purchased online has a $10 fare value already on it. The cost for the renewable card is $5. The total charge for this card is $15 online.

SmarTrip cards may also be purchased from vending machines in Metro stations but come with a lower initial fare value: $5 for the card with a $5 fare value for a total of $10 for the standard farecard. A separate vending machine allows you to add fare value up to $300 to the card.

For more information about purchasing SmarTrip cards, see Metro Passes, Fares, SmarTrip Cards, and Tokens.

Last modified Thursday, 29-Oct-2015