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Black's Bar & Kitchen

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7750 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6004 (Norfolk)
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bloody Marys were tasty, liked my Salt Lick. Raw bar was soo tasty with fresh oysters, smoked salmon, calamari, etc. Definitely go back.

Thank Angela H
Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to Black's Bar and Kitchen. Service was very good our waiter was attentive. Meals were all great rib eye, bass, crab cake special, all were cooked to perfection. Salad, dessert to share, and good wine. $70 per person before tip felt high for the experience but besides the price there was nothing to complain about! I think... More 

Thank Catherine_F_63
Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

My friends love oysters! This is the place in Bethesda. Had scallops for a main course. Overall with the mashed potatoes, a little heavy. The potatoes were not fluffy. The wines are really good here. Their version of key lime pie was not traditional, and turned out to be a little disappointing. The noise level is a bit high.

Thank TORC12p16
Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Good variety of food. Above average taste. Way more expensive than it needs to be. Have been there 3 times and on each occasion had to search out the server at the end for the check.

Thank Sarah J
Bethesda, Maryland
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I have been hear a number of times for lunch, dinner and happy hour. The food is always fresh and delicious. The service has been very good almost every time. Great raw bar and happy hour as well.

Thank Donbethesda
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food and drinks. Fried oyster appetizer and duck were both great. Ate at bar and great service.

Thank Frank C
Bethesda, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Food is consistently top-notch - fried calamari is the best around. Go ahead and ask for a 2nd boat of dipping sauce, you will want it! Great place to sit in the bar area where both the bar menu and restaurant menu are available. Oysters and shrimp are also great, as is the hanger steak. The fresh fish specials are... More 

Thank WillieMac61
Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

The fish is fresh and well prepared. The setting is modern "cool" and enjoyable. Parking can be a problem but the food and service are worth the effort.

Thank Martin M
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

It had been a couple of years since we dined at BB & K b/c we had grown tired of it. Our dinner last night was a home run. We happened to arrive while Happy Hour had 5 minutes left. Our waitress graciously offered us last call. We had flavorful fat delicious muscles and crispy calamari along with nice wine.... More 

Thank Dana L
Bethesda, Maryland USA
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Quiet and elegant ambiance with a fine selection of fish and shellfish. A pretty good wine menu and well prepared and presented food. Service is consistently good. One of the Black group of restaurants and quite like Black Salt -- in DC

Thank DavidKTA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7750 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6004
  • Public Transportation: Three blocks from the BETHESDA METRO.
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 301-652-5525

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?