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Black's Bar & Kitchen

7750 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6004
301-652-5525
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Ranked #66 of 301 Restaurants in Bethesda
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Norfolk
Transit: Three blocks from the BETHESDA METRO.
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English first
New Albany, Mississippi
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84 reviews 84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were referred to this restaurant by our hotel van driver. What a find!! We went during Happy Hour (5-7pm) and were treated to wonderful food, great drinks and a very cordial welcome from Chloe & Casey at the bar. Both bartenders were friendly, patient & helpful with our food selections. Everything was at a reduced price but not reduced... More 

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Princeton, Illinois
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Met friends there for dinner. Service was very good. Great wine list! I ordered the fish special which was ok, not fantastic. Friends ordered fresh scallops and the shrimp salad,which both were fantastic. Would I go again? Probably, but I would order something other than what I had.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This place is an absolute must. The food was incredible. I went here with my office for or Christmas dinner. Everything we ordered was amazing. For an appetizer we started with the fried oysters which came with an amazing dipping sauce. I also ordered a creamy potato soup, which was just as amazing. For my entrée I ordered rock fish.... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

For years, I have enjoyed and recommended the Black's group of restaurants, especially Black Salt in DC. In both of my visits to Black's Bar in Bethesda, however, expensive wines have been ruined by inadequately cleaned wine glasses--something I have never experienced in any other restaurant. In the first incident, the wine glasses had a strong soap smell and imparted... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I dined there with a group of friends. Seems that it's rather the lunch place not dinner restaurant. They have a big variety of seafood, however most of us choose other meals, everybody was delighted but not astonished. Very good service - quick, nice and very attentive.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have had a group dinner here twice. Both times, I was left feeling rather flat about the service and the food. The food is prepared well but is pricey, IMHO, given the many choices in Bethesda. The service misfires a bit. I had pre-ordered the wine and identified myself to the server and asked to taste the wine before... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's always great not inexpensive but for a great fish or meat meal you can not best this great spot Contemporary hip and good

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Bethesda, Maryland, USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Some of the best seafood any place in the Washington DC area. Choice of Oysters is is outstanding and gives you an excellent coice

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Normally this restaurant is one of my go-to places in Bethesda, but service was terrible last night. Our server, Carlos, seemed to have a very bad day. We had to pour our own wine, refill water glasses with sparkling water, which they ran out of at 8 p.m. Oysters were not explained, menus were not taken form table, table was... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My daughter chose this to celebrate her 27th birthday and we had a delightful time and delicious food. They made the dinner special by printing 'Happy 27th birthday' at the top of our menus... We had a leisurely meal. I had the Carolina trout and others chose steak, oysters, scallops, pork chop. All were delicious!

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Additional Information about Black's Bar & Kitchen

Address: 7750 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6004
Phone Number: 301-652-5525
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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