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National Pastime Sports Bar and Grill

201 Waterfront St, National Harbor, MD 20745-1135
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good36%
  • Average31%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 Waterfront St, National Harbor, MD 20745-1135
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very high prices for cocktails, the worst service of any sports bar/restaurant I have ever had. I have been to this sports bar more than once and it is awful. The Cadillac Ranch across the street is a 3 minute walk, plenty of televisions, good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Phil O
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place was one of the worst restaurants I have been to in the D.C.-area. The burger made McDonalds look gourmet (slop, grease, disgusting), the service was awful and it was moderately clean. This was a client lunch, and my stomach still feels awful a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank travelalotfromDC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant seating was full with a lengthy wait, so we sat up at the bar! Tracy was our bartender and server. She was very nice, knowledgeable and professional. We hope to see her again next time we visit. Great food, drink and beer menu. Food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarkMack61
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Gaylord for a quick overnight. Food was average American Bar food. We went with the Cheeseburgers and salad. Our son got the chicken tender basket. All and all food was average. Drinks were made well. We would recommend if your options...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat here each time we visit Gaylord Palms and ICE. Gaylord has very few options for kids and simple food so this is our usual choice. The food is decent and inconsistent - I remember past salads that were awesome and this year's was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank runninggoofy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Refused to serve us because of dietary needs. No accommodations for kids with special dietary needs.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank harrowe12
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in just to waste some time in the day. Our server was attentive. We had a pitcher of beer and the chips and salsa. I wasn't a fan of the salsa, but my friend liked it. The burgers looked delicious. Worth a try...

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 530kelleyl
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The menu is small the place is very crowded, and takes a while for food to come out, for a $20 sandwich I would have expected more,

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brianm882
Reviewed December 8, 2018

This was our only dining option that was open for lunch during our stay. Surprising for such a large resort. Our server was very friendly but the food is your typical bar variety. The TV is very large if you are in the mood to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank GreatTraveltime
Reviewed December 1, 2018

I met one of my work colleagues for lunch at the National Pastime Bar in the Gaylord since it is essentially the closest place to eat from the convention center exhibit hall. We headed to lunch about 12:30 and there was quite a line for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mtzennmaster
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Waterfront St, National Harbor, MD 20745-1135
    (I 95)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  National Harbor
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