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Black's Bar & Kitchen

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7750 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6004 (Norfolk)
+1 301-652-5525
11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Clinton, Maryland, United States
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So this place is premiere, first off Saturday happy hour is from 3 to 6pm. The parking garage next to the restaurant is free on weekends. Pros The duck nachos, Apple martini(Sweet) and fried oysters are phenomenal. They celebrated my friends bday, with tasty desserts, both the fried apple pie and homemade snickers was awesome. So light and perfect end... More 

Thank Christianne W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pre-show dinner walking distance from Roundhouse Theatre. First isit went so well that we went again a few weeks later. Food very good both times. Service great the first time, good but too slow for our show schedule the second. Try the Kentucky Twister cocktail; it's lovely! In no particular order: Fried oysters not bad, grilled scallops quite good. Winter... More 

Thank Audrey N
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Was in Bethesda for business and hooked up with a cousin, who told me to meet him at Blacks for happy hour. We sat at the bar and ordered beer and a bunch of seafood: Old Bay-seasoned shrimp, mussels with bread, and raw oysters on the half shell. The shrimp were awesome, the mussels were tasty but sub-optimal in size... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Small menu with standard dishes, nothing too creative, but the ingredients and preparation are top notch. This is a great place in Bethesda to meet for a business lunch or take a date for dinner. The atmosphere is modern and spacious, particularly on the left side of the restaurant when entering. Seems to have a lovely after work crowd as... More 

Thank absentspace
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

3 nights in town. 1st night malt mussel frites, super tasty! 2nd night oysters and BBQ duck nacho bar snacks, wonderful. 3rd night Blacks hamburger, great. IPA lovely. Great service.

Thank Bonedoc40
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Local organic vegetables concoction with added protein. I had the catch of the day entree, pan seared tuna- rare inside. With a start of soup of the day, a cup of apple squash. It was delicious and well balanced to taste. A very healthy menu, all entrees are deliciously prepared.

Thank 11tt
Kenilworth, Illinois, United States
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

The selection was extensive, and our entrees delicious. You will not be disappointed. Save room for desert.

Thank Bill W
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is one of the tastiest restaurants in Bethesda, but it is so noisy I don't go there very often. If you do go, ask for a table as far from the bar as possible. That being said, the oysters and other fish and shellfish dishes are delicious.

Thank Barbara M
Los Angeles, California
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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

tasty seafood and good burgers in downtown bethesda.........across the street from the bethesda diner with ample garage and street parking nearby (free after six)

Thank W Fredric G
Rockville, MD
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82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I'm not sure what to make of Black's -- some elements were really great and others, not so much. We arrived quite early for our reservation, checked in with the hostess, apologized to the hostess and said we'd happily relax with a drink at the bar until our reservation time. The hostess said they'd possibly be able to seat us... More 

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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
US$30 - US$30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 21:30
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: +1 301-652-5525

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?