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Quarry House Tavern

8401 Georgia Ave, Unit B, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4486
301-587-8350
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Ranked #46 of 322 Restaurants in Silver Spring
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Sep 18, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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Virginia
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157 reviews 157 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

11 page bourbon and scotch list - need I say more? Oh yeah, an extensive beer list with 5 or 6 good choices on tap. Limited food list, but lets be honest we're not there for a top shelf culinary experience! I had some wings and a burger and it was all very good, though. The service was excellent, and... More

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Washington, DC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Quarry House Tavern is a weird hybrid of dive bar and beer and liquor mecca. Big selection of bottle beer and a rotating selection of drafts. An equally impressive selection of whisky. Finally, come for the drinks, but stay for the tots! Great sandwiches and tater tots should not be missed!

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USA
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488 reviews 488 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

How does this place get such high ratings? Truly one of the worst restaurant experiences I have had in a number of years. The only positive about this place is the very diverse crowd which was awesome. Firstly, I like diver bars a lot. But this one is kind of unkempt. The chair I was sitting in had a hidden... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This place is your classic dive bar, except it has a great selection of beer and different whiskey. Unfortunately the service doesn't stand up that well and I've had to wait quite a long time for drinks on each of my visits.

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Rutland, Vermont
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

A trip to Silver Springs to visit family was very rewarding when they recommended The Quarry House. They have been living in the Silver Spring area for many years and work in nearby DC. They are very familiar with the area establishments and always find us a fun to eat and relax.

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Olney, Maryland
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173 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I'm kicking myself for living in the DC area for so many years and not finding this wonderful basement tavern before now. My gluten-free wife and I were looking for a place to listen to live music on a Saturday night and have a bite. There is a huge list of craft beers of all kinds (even a couple that... More

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

My son recently moved to Silver Spring, so when I planned a visit to see him this past weekend, I researched a few great places to try in his new town. Well, let me tell you, this little dive was awesome! Yes, it is in a basement. Yes, you are going to drive or walk right by the entrance. Yes,... More

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Highland, Maryland
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144 reviews 144 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

The Quarry House has been around forever and there are many reasons why. The subterranean location just screams dive when you walk in but the food is good, the beer good, live music and great specials make it a haunt for a diverse crew. My 24-year-old daughter began commuting here from U.Md, just like I did 38 years ago

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A hidden gem, but once you find the place, you will never go to any other. The best dive bar in Silver Spring. Large collection of beer. Food is good too.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

Folks. I have tats. Was a US Navy Diver and Submariner. Beer selection is excellent and food is great hot and fast. And the wings are hot if your order hot. Playlist extensive with focus on blues and old rock but you can still talk in the joint. Really fun affordable for old school or hipsters.

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