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“Great dive bar!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Barking Dog

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The Barking Dog
Ranked #111 of 339 Restaurants in Bethesda
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great dive bar!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Fun place with cheap drinks and good specials. They have trivia nights and cater to a largely 20-something clientele. It's a great break from all of the "upscale" bars in the area.

Visited March 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Fairfax, Virginia
Level Contributor
56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Good Variety of Beer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

Very nice atmosphere. Excellent Maryland Crab soup and a very good variety of beer on tap.

Visited August 2011
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Washington D.C.
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89 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Double booked my daughters party!!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2010

We had reserved the upper room for my 13 year old daughters party (watched them pencil in on the calendar) and was told to contact the staff 60 days prior to firm up the contract. When we did, we were told that the room had been rebooked (no explaination and a quick "sorry") Our daughter was devistated !!! We finaly found a place at the last minute and everything worked out, but I will never deal with these amatures again !!

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2 Thank ABLUE60
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bethesda traveler
2 reviews
“greatest bar ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2010

place was awesome, lots of people, dancing and what seems to be where the hip people hang out and party. Huge room on second floor.Nice staff, good food and drink.

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Thank bwana1_10
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DC
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“I sat, I stayed, I drank (and ate too)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2010

This is a Real Bar.
All the others in Bethesda just try too hard to be... whatever. They should take some notes from this place. Friendly service, good but simple food, Fun and laid back.
Where else can you get a 20 oz can of PBR followed by a perfectly poured Guinness?
We will be back!
Woof!

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1 Thank heywooddc
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