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American Tap Room

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7278 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Elm Street)
(301) 656-1366
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations
Description: This is American Regional Cuisine at its classic, pub-inspired best. The...
This is American Regional Cuisine at its classic, pub-inspired best. The food is fun and what we like to call “approachable”. You’ll also enjoy some twists on the classics with taste-inspired ideas like our Dirty Caesar Salad and Greek Turkey Burger. At the American Tap Room we believe in using local ingredients as much as possible and, yes, everything we serve goes well with beer. Ranging from weekend brunch, to a casual lunch outing or an after-work gathering in our bar, each dining experience is uniquely enjoyable. Enjoy your time with us on our outdoor patio, inside by the fireplace, or by booking an event in our private room.
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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Great local craft beers, top burger and ball games. Welcoming venue, staff very friendly to match the Saturday night vibe

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
Toby P
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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I wanted to like this restaurant. It's in a great location and has a nice vibe to it. I went once or twice and only got appetizers, partly due to selection but also due to pricing. Went again last summer and was still not impressed. I find the food lacks good flavor.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great local craft beers, top burger and ball games. Welcoming venue, staff very friendly to match the Saturday night vibe

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Oberlin, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Went with my kids late on a week night. The kids ordered from the kids menu. I had fish and chips and my oldest daughter had a salad. It was decent fish but they do not have regular tartar sauce (which if I had know I would have never ordered fish) but spicy mustard sauce. Our waiter was friendly and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Met some friends there for dinner. Menu did not have much of a selection for vegetarians. I asked waitress if a veggie burger could be substituted for the burgers and she said there are very few selections that do not have meat in them. She remarked that many people request vegetarian selections but that she was sorry. Maybe they can... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We ate here on a Friday night and were able to sit outside in the sidewalk area on a night with great weather. The food was decent but a bit pricey. My wife felt like the crabcakes were a bit salty and the kids mac and cheese was a bit bland for my daughter. Don't get the peach sweet tea... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We visited the restaurant in Bethesda in May. The service was adequate however while we were eating the staff started moving tables and chairs....scraping against the floors and making quite a racket. There went our dining experience. When I addressed the matter to the manager there was no compensation for the experience...not even an : Sorry for your troubles. We... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We stopped here for drinks and to watch the Kentucky Derby. This is a fun bar, lots of seating and the bartenders were friendly, attentive and served delicious cocktails. My daughter's finacee' ordered a spicy salad and loved it!! Give it a try if you're spending the day in Bethesda.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Convenient location in Bethesda. Great salads....try the fried chicken salad. The salad with ahi tuna was excellent too. We also had the blackened chicken sandwich (w/o pineapple)...very good. Generous portions on the kids menu including chicken strips...the kids enjoyed. Also tried the Maryland crab soup...good for a non seafood restaurant .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Met a friend on a warm early Spring evening and enjoyed beers and dinner. The selection of craft beers on tap was very good. The upscale pub food was great - he had glazed meatloaf and I splurged and had fried chicken and waffles! If you leave hungry it's your own fault - and ditto for the opposite - being... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We got great service and a lovely meal. Three of us all ordered different things and everyone was well satisfied. Good selection of brew beers that were recommended by the waiter based on our request. Starter portions very generous but not stodgy. Tuna salad was delicious!

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Additional Information about American Tap Room

Address: 7278 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone Number: (301) 656-1366
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 22 - 30
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7278 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
    (Elm Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: (301) 656-1366

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

This is American Regional Cuisine at its classic, pub-inspired best. The food is fun and what we like to call “approachable”. You’ll also enjoy some twists on the classics with taste-inspired ideas like our Dirty Caesar Salad and Greek Turkey Burger. At the American Tap Room we believe in using local ingredients as much as possible and, yes, everything we serve goes well with beer. Ranging from weekend brunch, to a casual lunch outing or an after-work gathering in our bar, each dining experience is uniquely enjoyable. Enjoy your time with us on our outdoor patio, inside by the fireplace, or by booking an event in our private room.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?