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Mussel Bar & Grille

$$ - $$$American, ,
7262 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2951
+1 301-215-7817
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“mussels” (209 reviews)
“bread” (28 reviews)
“fries” (50 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
American, Belgian, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7262 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2951
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Reviewed today via mobile

Dinner at mussel bar with my wife Saturday. First off the tables are ridiculously small. Trying to put any entree on them was difficult. Our waitress knocked a glass off the table because it was so close to the edge. That said the food was...More

Thank D4379
Reviewed 2 days ago

Thought I'd try their restaurant week menu. The offering was rather slim. Better go there on a "regular" time. Had the lobster bisque which I didn't like at all. It was on the spicy side and didn't really agree with me. The trout was very...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have grabbed a meal at Mussel Bar & Grille in Bethesda many times, and we are always consistently pleased with the experience. We always make a reservation, and especially on weekends that is advisable. The mussels, as you might expect, are always a standout....More

Thank Kristen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant! Great seating staff, great service (THANKS MARK!) and great suggestions. The food was amazing. Fresh, hot and on time. Mussels were good sized! You have to get the brussels as an app. Beer selection was huge! Lots of great options and varieties. Would...More

Thank Brendan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the oysters to start with them mussels as the main.The Mediterranean mussels were to die for!!! Food was incredible and the drinks even better! I recommend the Basil Stinger (I believe it was called)

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The diverse menu at Mussel Bar will appeal to most palates. The food is well prepared and served by experienced servers. There is a small wine list and an outstanding beer list. The casual atmosphere means everyone can enjoy themselves.

Thank CTTravels001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staple neighborhood restaurant in Bethesda that is consistent on food and service. Mussels are delicious and can be shared by two people. Wide selection of beers, a perfect excuse to try something new. Outside seating is ideal for Bethesda people watching.

Thank MDHotelier2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was just ok. The waiter was terrible.we were a party of 7 celebrating my 86th birthday. He said that there was only one special for the evening but as we were leaving I saw the black board outside said there were 4 specials...More

Thank cookies111237
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have excellent mussels in many flavors. Also great linguine with clams. Great selection of beers. Very good service. Their pizza is not so great. Very good ambience, but the loud music makes it hard to talk with anyone.

Thank mdgdc
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Although it was a while back ago, I have a very good memory of mussel bar. The price were fair and the food tasty! The options are varied which is nice and the terrace makes it extra nice in the summer!!

Thank Amélie H
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1 December 2016|
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Response from Rick F | Reviewed this property |
Best thing to do is call. They write them on a chalk board above the bar, you won't find them in a menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7262 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2951
    (Elm Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-215-7817
  • E-mail
We serve mussels & frites, wood-fired tarts (Belgian pizzas) with seasonal toppings, grilled meats and fish, salads, soups, sandwiches. As your server about our daily specials, we mix it up! We also have the largest selection of craft and Belgian beers in Bethesda! Happy hour daily with great specials and $1 oysters.
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