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Black's Bar & Kitchen

7750 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6004
+1 301-652-5525
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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7750 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6004
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy meatless meals on Lenten Fridays and decided splurge on Black's this week rather than returning to our regular pizza and pasta haunts. What a delightful surprise! The poached pear salad was a tasty starter for the two of us. I then enjoyed the...More

Thank 245RosC
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Entire family came to gether and had a nice time! the wine and food was surprisingly good. Place was a little noisy. the service was haphazard. Not in a big hurry to return

Thank LarryBell
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The best dish on the menu is the seafood soup. A bouillabaisse style soup offers mussels, fish, squid and more. It is a bit spicy....just the right amount. Served with homemade bread, makes the perfect meal.

Thank NickHobgood
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The food was great but I recommend making reservations. Went on a Saturday evening and had to wait over an hour for seating. Not many seafood options but the food was delicious nonetheless.

Thank L P
Reviewed 24 November 2017

When working at NIH or Walter Reed Black's is a "destination" restaurant for me. Either by myself of with customers the service and food are great.... worth the short walk from the hotel. Check it out!

Thank E9526YAbobt
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Bethesda loves to think of itself as 'Town of Restaurants.' Same deal as Breezewood PA claiming 'Town of Motels'. Every single one (145 in 5 min walk!!) is crappy in its own way. Except this one. Blacks has sustained excellence for 20+ years with the...More

Thank Edward A
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Black's is a great go-to place for friend gatherings, date night, out-of-town friends, raw bar and overall ambiance. It's pretty consistent and the service is good. The bar is lively and there is usually a nice crowd there. It's definitely on the higher price range...More

Thank MimiAdvise
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My wife and I had not been to Black's Bar and Kitchen for a while so we decided to go back there. I wish we didn't. We sat outside which was nice but there was a distinct odor coming from what use to be a...More

1  Thank FLASH4US
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I love this place. They have great happy hour and bar menus. The drinks are fantastic especially the martinis. It is a seafood house but they have great meat for those land lovers. And the service is always attentive and friendly.

Thank Dchristmon
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a go to for lunch business meetings for me and is usually great. The oysters are great and I always enjoy their appetizers as well. It's cool and trendy and I'll keep goo9ing back

Thank Elaine S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-652-5525
  • E-mail
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