Project DescriptionCafe Deluxe in Gaithersburg, Maryland’s Washingtonian Center opened last November to an eager clientele. The new Gaithersburg location features a large indoor/outdoor bar, a lakefront patio for 100 diners, and more doors and windows than any of the other properties. Kolbe provided Café Deluxe’s numerous swinging doors, fixed doors, inswing casements and a 15-foot-wide folding window.
“Café Deluxe is a well-established D.C. area restaurant brand. The restaurant design conveys the signature mahogany wood and warm bistro style interior,” explains Clare Marino, an associate at GTM Architects Inc.
Owned by Clover Investments LLC, Café Deluxe in Gaithersburg is the fourth addition to the family of European-inspired bistro concept restaurants. Total construction costs for this location are estimated at $2.4 million. The restaurant encompasses approximately 6,800 square feet.
“The new Gaithersburg location features light-filled interior spaces with views of the Washingtonian Center boardwalk,” Marino elaborates. “Folding windows open up the interior bar to the patio and several French doors connect the main dining room to the outdoor dining. In the interior, dining rooms are divided by a series of operable windows and doors, which offer open areas, private and semi-private dining.”