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Tommy Joe's Restaurant

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American, Bar, Pub
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4714 Montgomery Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814-5385
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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wash dc
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really miss O'Donnell's. Never had the occasion to visit any of the intervening restaurants. My wife and I stopped by for a late lunch. There were few other customers so noise level was low and it was easy to carry on a conversation. It is self seating and it took a while for a waiter to show up. After... More 

Thank 419
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for a fancy restaurant, this is not the place. Tommy Joe's is a very casual bar and the perfect place to let your hair down and have a great time. Banjo and Mike are the best bartenders in the world. The food is decent and pricing is reasonable

Thank LatishaErica88
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Went there with my wife and daughter for my wife's birthday.We were early so it wasn't busy.I ordered 1/2 rack of ribs, they did not have it.Then waitress said we are also out of bbq chicken.I ordered a bacon burger with fries and enjoyed it. Seemed like more of a bar than a grill, but food was good and service... More 

Thank Kappy9857
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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430 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The service was slow and the food terrible. We're locals and this is the third attempt to fill the large space since O'Donnell's left a few years ago. This is far and away the biggest miss of the three tries. Three of us had burgers - the grill was obviously dirty. The burgers tasted like char - mine burger had... More 

Thank Chris T
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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113 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

My wife and I eaten at the Boulevard Tavern at Kentlands in Gaithersburg, MD ever since they opened. The food, atmosphere and the prices were excellent. To our dismay, Boulevard Tavern recently sold out to Tommy Joe's, which is more of a sports bar than a restaurant. We were skeptical, but gave it a shot last night. Our server was... More 

Thank TomR233
North Potomac, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Really good bar food and friendly staff. Met friends there for drinks on the rooftop, had a great time and great happy hour prices.

Thank apoho1212
Bethesda, Maryland
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148 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Disappointed from the beginning. Lower level was too noisy, you could not talk. Upper level was noisy, but minimally acceptable for noise. There were too many smokers who seemed to delight at standing on the upwind end of the restaurant so that every one could smell their smoke. One cigar smoker was particularly obnoxious. I ordered a Sangria, which tasted... More 

Thank BT20812
Rockville, Maryland
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

New location at 7940 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, in thr former Urban Heights. Not as classy as Urban Heights. Some items on menu are no longer available. Bartender said they a"re still trying to figure things out." Worst burger I've ever had ($14!!). They had cheaper bar burgers at $7 but no longer offering. Guiness was cheap ($5.50) but served warm... More 

Thank Nostromo42
Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Went to this pub for lunch on a weekday. I had the chicken tenders which quite frankly were the best I have ever had! Delicious! The only constructive feedback is that they need more attentive staff.

1 Thank getupdosomething
Punta Gorda, Florida
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

We selected this restaurant because they are a member of the American Airlines AAdvantage Dining Program. We were not disappointed. This is a friendly place and the food was delicious. The reasonable prices were a bonus.

1 Thank Janine S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4714 Montgomery Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814-5385
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 301-569-4247

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