Mussel Bar & Grille

$ $
7262 Woodmont Ave (at Elm St.)
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 215-7817
11:30am - 11:30pm
11:30am - 11:30pm
11:30am - 11:30pm
11:30am - 11:30pm
11:30pm - 1:00am
10:00am - 1:00am
10:00am - 11:30pm



  • An expansive beer list that boasts upward of 130 bottles and drafts. Just like that, Bethesda became a lot cooler.
  • The best sweet potato fries ever
  • Mussel Bar does not take reservations. Be prepared to wait up to two hours on Friday and Saturday nights. Have a seat at the bar and try one of the many Belgian and other famous beers from around th
  • Highly recommend the Mediterranean Mussels, very flavorful and hearty, made with merguez sausage, goat cheese, cilantro, harissa aioli, and smokey tomato broth.
  • The Bacon Mushroom Mac with gruyere mornay sauce is a must have. A really good mac & cheese!
  • The Bitches Say: B+. Mussel Bar offers a yummy, reliable brunch in Bethesda that goes all day Saturday and Sunday. Definitely more fit for foodies than other options in the area.
  • Outrageous beer selection, top-notch wait staff, great outdoor seating for people-watching. Highly recommend this place. Food looks terrific; will give the baked oysters a try next time.
  • Go there for brunch and get the Kobe Beef Burger, it's topped with spiced tomato jam and served on a brioche bun and pommes frites on the side. Absolutely delicious!
  • Friendly staff. Our reservation is at not untill 645 but they manage to get our request table. So far my favorite is wild shroom and spicy that mussels! Yum
  • The best mussels in the DC area. Must order Thai style.
  • Guden Drak on draft!
  • Got their Wild Shroom mussels sooo good with some yummy sweet potato fries.
  • Thumbs up for the Spicy Berkshire Pork Belly sandwich!
  • Delicious! Highly rec! Beer list is fabulous and the mussels are outta this world-plus the atmosphere is relaxed and fun. Great addition to Bethesda.
  • The mussels with mushrooms and bacon, with fries are the
  • The orange ginger margarita w Milagro tequila is amazing!!!
  • Don't leave without getting something from the bar -- the Dark ad Stormy and the Wild Ginger Martini were delicious.
  • Packed on Friday & Saturday nights, but not just because it's the new hipster hangout; the food is amazing. Huge beer list for guys trying out "chick beer" & women who drink real beer (yay Old Chubb!)
  • Probably the best and most extensive beer menu in Downtown Bethesda, MD. Be sure to try the Sweet Potato Fries with your beer of choice.
  • Amazing mussels and frites! Lots of belgian beer to enjoy as well!

Nearby places

4834 Bethesda Ave (at Woodmont Ave.)
4723 Elm St (at Woodmont Ave.)
7271 Woodmont Ave (at Elm St.)