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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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Today
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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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
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Bar scene

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Should really be 3 1/2 stars

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
Fantastic49
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Beverly Hills, CA
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Bar scene
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Beverly Hills, CA
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

If you love live music with an adult crowd this is the place to go. Thursday and Friday nights have not disappointed me. I'm a true fan of Secret Society and they play there every 1st and 3rd Friday. Pack your patience because it can be extremely crowded and busy. I love the calamari, cornbread, and sautéed spinach. A pretty... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

The Half Note Lounge is the best nightclub spot east of DC! PERIOD!! This place has class, and the well dressed customers, come because they know they are guaranteed a good time. I went on a Friday night and they had a live band called Lyve Band tearing it up!! The bartenders are very generous with their pours and the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Half Note Lounge has great service, food and ambiance. It's a nice local spot for the grown & sexy! Stop by on Thursday, Friday and/or Saturday night where they have the DMV's most popular live bands playing. Nice intimate venue whether it's for a date or celebration, you are sure to have a great time!

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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

I hosted an event here for about 21 people this was my first time every going though I have heard nothing, but good things. I was not impressed with the layout of the place, however it is a nice place to go and the food and drinks are awesome. The old school music was hitting and the live band that... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

We have never been to Half Note before, so we decided to check it out. When we called to make reservations for about 30 people, they wanted to charge us $1,200+ for the private room. So we opted to sit in the main dining room. Luckily for us, since we arrived early we were able to get the private dining... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Hubby and I recently celebrated our anniversary at Half Note and it was amazing as usual. The atmoshere is always fun and lively. The music is always on point, plenty of space for dancing and the food is great. The customer service was commendable, the decor was impressive and there is ALWAYS something going on at this place...party party party!... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Half note is a jazz bar with a Sunday brunch that will knock your socks off. They brunch consist of waffles, crab legs, fried fish, baked fish, fried chicken, baked chicken, mac n cheese, grits, an omelette station and more. You would think your grandmother was in the kitchen cooking just for you.

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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?