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Bassett's Fine Food & Spirits

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American, Bar, Pub
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19950 Fisher Ave, Poolesville, MD 20837-2055
+1 301-972-7443
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A restaurant that is famous locally and a delight to experience. Bassett's has good American fare at reasonable prices. Friendly, competent staff.

Thank Adam D
Poolesville, Maryland
Level Contributor
24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We eat at Bassett's about once per week. The wait staff is friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable about the menu. The food is well prepared and flavorful. They do have gluten free options as well. The porch can be occupied year round; however, sitting next to the window will give you a front row view of the traffic and all of... More 

Thank 2012diving
Silver Spring, Maryland
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490 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Stopped in for a quick bite - and had the Seafood Flat bread. - crab meat & shrimp on flatbread. - good, but needed some zest. Place was packed on a Thursday night. - bar is basic horseshoe shape and nearly entirely full Food: Good Service: Excellent (Christina & Kim) Parking: Lot & street Ambiance: Lively (mostly friendly locals) Bathrooms:... More 

Thank COTraveller33
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is a delightful slightly nicer than just casual restaurant in a tiny town of Poolesville, MD. A perfect pit stop on the way to White's Ferry or nearby C&O canal. They have a small bar section and two small dining areas along with an outdoor patio donating area. Their fried chicken is perfect every time; their unique crispy batter... More 

Thank 729fair
Boyds, Maryland
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I have lived within 10 miles of Bassett's for the past 15 years. Every weekend we had lunch breakfast or lunch at Bassett's following a morning ride. The food has continuously gone down hill the past few years. Now I go infrequently. Three weeks ago, we ordered Steak Salads for lunch- the meat was so tough and rubbery - I... More 

Thank SusanBoydMD
Sophia S, Manager at Bassett's Fine Food & Spirits, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear about your unacceptable experience. We strive to provide excellent food and service. Thank you for your feedback, without it we would not be able to make any improvements. More 

Peoria, Illinois
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Found this place using Hertz GPS while in Maryland for business. Our waitress was friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient. The food was great and well prepared. My issue was the manager on duty, an obviously well-fed blonde, felt the need to chew out our waitress over a trivial matter of rubber gloves. The manager was very loud and everyone in the... More 

Thank webwolff
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74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We often go to Basset's for special reason for just to enjoy a great meal. It is family run with lots of local people and culture. No one should get too or through Poolsville with our stoping for a meal/

Thank bob A
Rockville, Maryland
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a real neighborhood gathering place. The bar is designed for friendly conversation, the decorations, for the season, but the wait staff is among the best I have ever encountered. I visited twice in the last week, once for brunch and once for lunch. At the lunch, I had eggs Benedict with a complimentary glass of champaign. At the... More 

Thank Andrew20850
Frederick, Maryland
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

First disappointment was receiving rolls with margarine not real butter. Clam chowder had celery in it, but ok. The crab cake sandwich was small & I didn't care for the breading. They forgot my husband's side dish, and the salmon was just ok & did not like quintos/spinach it was sitting on, since it was overcooked & drenched in sauce.... More 

Thank Mommaoffive
Potomac, Maryland
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400 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

First time here. Highly recommended. Started with spiced shrimp. We each had fried chicken--delicious. Homemade apple crisp and ice cream for dessert. Nice server. Beware of speed cameras!

Thank RonFG

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19950 Fisher Ave, Poolesville, MD 20837-2055
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Poolesville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-972-7443

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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?