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7940 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3620
+1 301-986-9708
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Rome, Italy
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The bar is good and confortable and, rare thing in Bethesda, price of beer is cheap! So, it is a fair choice.

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College Park, MD
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I go to Saphire frequently. Nice staff, clean, excellent food at very reasonable prices. In nice weather having the deck "Tiki bar" is a real added pleasure. Music, and sunshine are a nice break in the day.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2014

I give this place 4 and a half stars but since that isn't an option Ill just give it the full 5. We absolutely love this place and it doesn't hurt that we only live a 5 minute walk away. Don't come in expecting your typical Bethesda bar, this is a dive bar. We go here when we want a... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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239 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2013

Stopped in for dinner after walking the short distance from the Doubletree - Bethesda. Definitely a sports bar; however, I found the menu had a great selection to choose from. I had the roast beef with cheese sandwich. The roast beef was perfectly prepared and had great flavor. They had a large selection of beers on tap (approx 25 I... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2012

The ambiance of this place is sports bar meets Tiki bar. Weird for a downtown Bethesda establishment. I enjoyed my Chicken Ceaser Wrap, Coleslaw, and Egg Rolls until I found a crazy long hair caked inside!!! About threw up on the spot. NEVER AGAIN.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2012

For real, it's delicious. Locals in the know order it on a salad. Eat it and wash it down with a cheap beer. Trivia with Deb on Wednesdays is awesome. 1/2 price burgers and $2 drafts. Always a good time.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2012

The outside bar is great and the beer is cold. The menu has lots of options but my favorite is the Argentinian Steak Salad and the french fries - Awesome.... Drink prices are very reasonable - if you're someone that needs to pay $7 for a beer and stare at fake Van Gogh paintings this may not be the place... More 

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Reviewed 8 June 2008

Was there on a dead (Tuesday) nite, but the jukebox here is badass. Great if you find yourself in Bethesda on a random nite.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7940 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3620
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-986-9708

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