Mussel Bar & Grille

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7262 Woodmont Ave (at Elm St.)
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 215-7817
$ $
Mon–Thu: 11:30 AM–11:30 PM Fri: 11:30 PM–1:00 AM Sat: 10:00 AM–1:00 AM Sun: 10:00 AM–11:30 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • 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!