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Quarry House Tavern

8401 Georgia Ave, Unit B, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4486
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English first
Rockville, Maryland
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

First the bad news: it's not open for lunch. Their tag line, "beer, burgers, basement," says it all: a beer list that rivals most pubs in the DC area, the best mouth-watering burgers, and it is 13 steps below street level. A dive, in every sense of the word, unless you're wearing Speedos. Don’t expect white linen tablecloths because what... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Ok-I love bars and pubs--and i love REAL ones. Not the chains,not the faux wood, imitation British, or lack of character sports pubs. I like real bars--whether its neighborhood haunts or old hotel bars: give me the real deal. Diverse clientele and quirky,fun,professional, and informed bartenders. Thats why i am so glad Quarry House exists.You have to know where it... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is hands down our favorite place. An old speakeasy, I first learned about the Quarry by word of mouth. There is no sign outside, and it's in the basement of an Indian restaurant. The ceilings are low and there are no windows, so if you are very tall or claustrophobic, beware. Otherwise be prepared for an eclectic mix of... More 

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Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 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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Top Contributor
513 reviews 513 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
257 helpful votes 257 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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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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265 reviews 265 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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Additional Information about Quarry House Tavern

Address: 8401 Georgia Ave, Unit B, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4486
Phone Number: 301-587-8350
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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