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7945 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
+1 301-657-1722
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
7945 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Arrived without reservation about 8 PM on a Saturday and got seated immediately. The wait staff was very professional (reminded me of European restruants), nice cosy seating, and exceptional food. The wine choices were good. A great value.

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I am so glad I picked this restaurant to hold a diner event for 30 people. I had many options but the flexibility and willingness to accommodate us by the owner won me over. The good experience did not stop there. The food was as...More

Thank Walid S
Reviewed 21 January 2017

When I lived in MD we used to go to Bacchus regularly. It was one of my favorite restaurants, so when I went back to visit, I made a point of going to see if it was still a wonderful restaurant. Fortunately the food was...More

1  Thank dmeans3549
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was practically empty but the waiter acted like he was doing you a favor when he served you. Food was decent: liked the falafel appetizer and the fish brochettes. But can't abide such rudeness. No.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I have friends form Maryland that eat out a lot. They insisted that we had to go to Bacchus. The suggested that we all order appetizers to share. We received so much food, we didn't know what to do with it all. All of the...More

Thank prairiedave
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Back in the day Bacchus was a trend-setter with interesting food. Now there are many newer, more interesting middle eastern cuisine restaurants that are much better.

Thank momsan
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Nice kebabs and garlic sauce. Rice was alright. A little sticky. Doma was fine but I am not as fond as the meat filled ones. Baba ganoush was excellent.

Thank globalnomad12345
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is by far one of our favorite restaurants for myself and my wife. We go here a few times a year and every time it is simply amazing. We get a mixture of small plates both cold and warm to get a wide array...More

Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The luncheon menu is interesting, generous, and, with two courses at $12, inexpensive. Appetizers include baba ghanouj and felafel, as well as various salads, and the main dishes of chicken, lamb and vegetarian are generous and well prepared. The environment is upscale and appropriate to...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I brought 2 new people to the restaurant and they loved it immensely! I have brought at least 300 people to this restaurant over the years as my guest and have never heard a complaint. It's always raves and happiness. Each and every appetizer is...More

Thank Gregory George H
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do you have a private room that would hold about 20 people?
21 October 2015|
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Response from Ron_from_Brooklyn | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. Contact the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7945 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-657-1722
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