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Half Note Lounge

4881 Glenn Dale Road, Bowie, MD 20720
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Ranked #5 of 102 Restaurants in Bowie
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Price range: $20 - $40
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
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: MD Rt. 450
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English first
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

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
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53 reviews 53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

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
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148 reviews 148 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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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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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

I took the young lady I was dating to the Half Note for her B-day in 2009. The live band was great and the place was packed. My food was pretty good. The waitress was very accommodating in bringing out the B-day cake as I had requested. I think they helped to make the night special for her.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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88 reviews 88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Great for couples who want to go and dance. This place can get very crowded at times, so, get there early and get a seat. Most people get there early and sit around and hoard chairs for friends that aren't there.

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Greenbelt, Maryland, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

Took my girlfriend here for dinner, and she loved it. Even though she almost spilled our drinks on us. Food was good, the band was great, it wasn't to crowded, just a great atmosphere.

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