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Half Note Lounge

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4881 Glenn Dale Road, Bowie, MD 20720 (MD Rt. 450)
3018096683
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5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • 9
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice Sunday Brunch spot

I would recommend Half Note's Sunday brunch. The food was decent and the atmosphere was cool. Our waitress was no concern. She helped us understand since it was our first time. First time going and it was more than I expected. One note, it is buffet style but the food is served/portioned... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Tara H
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  • Bar scene
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I attended Sunday brunch here. While the food and staff were both VERY good I was completely disturbed when I heard one of the men serving food at the buffet berating the hispanic waiter. I did not even want to get anymore food because I felt completely uncomfortable. I called twice to speak with a manager and report it but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The spot is a Club with a Restaurant. We arrive close to the kitchen closing. The Staff seated us without missing a beat, very pleasant and accommodating. Additionally, it was late night, the food was served fresh, piping hot and very tasteful. Try the Sweet Potato Cornbread..very good! All the while a live is band is playing and sounding as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Great food. Horrible service. This is a fun Karaoke bar for mature crowds and the music lovers. If you want your drink quickly, order a bottle. If you want food, order it the moment you arrive. You may never see your server again...and if you do, he or she is bound to have an attitude. I'd come here again but... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Was taken out for a surprise birthday dinner at the Half Note Lounge. Enjoyed the jazz set with Marcus Johnson. It was nice and clean and our server Jordan made it even better offering the highest quality of service to the various cuisines. I had the jumble shrimp with mussels. My date had some of the most tender and tasty... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food, Great atmosphere, Great service and Great music! What a combination. Nice intimate atmosphere for the grown and sexy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I would recommend Half Note's Sunday brunch. The food was decent and the atmosphere was cool. Our waitress was no concern. She helped us understand since it was our first time. First time going and it was more than I expected. One note, it is buffet style but the food is served/portioned by them. You can ask for more but... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

I went here tonight for a bday party and it was nice. A great atmosphere great. I will be back again.

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Beverly Hills, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It's a very nice environment. Older crowd (40+). Decent food. The catfish fingers are the BOMB.com. Seriously, order that. I didn't like the sweet potato cornbread. It wasn't even cooked all the way through. The quesadillas were good, too. The service was OK. The waitress kept forgetting to bring things, which is not good. But she would be on it... More 

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Largo, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I enjoy this spot for socializing and dancing. They have a nice crowd and good bands. It's like the neighborhood hang out with people you do not know. Everyone is nice, courteous and interested in having a good time.

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Landover, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is a great place to meet the locals, dine, dance and play games in a safe inviroment. The food is good the wait staff is a little slow but very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4881 Glenn Dale Road, Bowie, MD 20720
    (MD Rt. 450)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bowie
  • Phone Number: 3018096683

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?