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Mussel Bar



7262 Woodmont Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814

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(301) 215-7817

Cuisine: Bars, Seafood Restaurants


4.9 of 5.0 from 65 reviews

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Mussel Bar Reviews

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  • Eric A.All-day happy hour on Mondays — including oyster specials!

    55555 by Eric A.


  • Anastasia JGreat cocktails!

    55555 by Anastasia J


  • Behrad B.Highly recommend the Mediterranean Mussels, very flavorful and hearty, made with merguez sausage, goat cheese, cilantro, harissa aioli, and smokey tomato broth.

    55555 by Behrad B.


  • Behrad B.The Bacon Mushroom Mac with gruyere mornay sauce is a must have. A really good mac & cheese!

    55555 by Behrad B.


  • AndresDebes pedir los mejillones por supuesto. Amplia variedad de cervezas. // You should have the mussels of course. Great variety on beers.

    55555 by Andres


  • Josh B.Nice brunch

    55555 by Josh B.


  • Inma CLos mejillones deliciosos. Las patatas fritas no tanto

    55555 by Inma C


  • Chefs FeedMichel Richard, chef of Central, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Mussels.

    55555 by Chefs Feed


  • David W.Best fresh mussel selection in the DC area. Can't be beat.

    55555 by David W.


  • Matt N美味しかった! definitely best place I've been to in Bethesda

    55555 by Matt N


  • Arthur B.Mussel Bar!

    55555 by Arthur B.


  • Bitches Who B.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.

    55555 by Bitches Who B.


  • Alex H.The French toast is 👍

    55555 by Alex H.


  • Sarah JaneTry the Thai Mussels there great! Also love their calamari! Yum!!! Happy hour is always fun! Great atmosphere! One of my favorite places to dine! Can easily split their mussels!

    55555 by Sarah Jane


  • Masha D.The manager sucks, but everything else is great!!!

    33333 by Masha D.


  • Joana P.Great beer!!

    55555 by Joana P.


  • Jillian C.Try the French toast for brunch. One of the best I've had!

    55555 by Jillian C.


  • Christine K.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.

    55555 by Christine K.


  • Behrad B.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!

    55555 by Behrad B.


  • NevenkaYes, overpriced, but food is excellent.

    55555 by Nevenka


  • Zekeera Zee B.The mussels with mushrooms and bacon, with fries are the bomb.com

    55555 by Zekeera Zee B.


  • JengirlieThe orange ginger margarita w Milagro tequila is amazing!!!

    55555 by Jengirlie


  • Lexy W.Loved the food and the service!!!

    55555 by Lexy W.


  • Brett M.Don't leave without getting something from the bar -- the Dark ad Stormy and the Wild Ginger Martini were delicious.

    55555 by Brett M.


  • Rob F.Not so good this time and very pricey

    55555 by Rob F.


  • Tatyana F.Mediterranean mussels are absolutely divine!

    55555 by Tatyana F.


  • Madison L.Not worth the wait IMO

    22222 by Madison L.


  • Janet L.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

    55555 by Janet L.


  • Bob C.The best mussels in the DC area. Must order Thai style.

    55555 by Bob C.


  • Dee W.Guden Drak on draft!

    55555 by Dee W.


  • Alex B.Best. Mussels. Ever.

    55555 by Alex B.


  • Kwame J.They serve Leffe and Duvel.....great beer

    55555 by Kwame J.


  • Yvette V.Ordering sweet potato fries w/ a st. louis framboise is a must!

    55555 by Yvette V.


  • Denise D.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!)

    55555 by Denise D.


  • Stephen D.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.

    55555 by Stephen D.


  • Mitchell K.Horrible food. Never again!

    11111 by Mitchell K.


  • Meghan S.Awesome classic mussels but ask them to hold the lemon!

    55555 by Meghan S.


  • Diana R.Got their Wild Shroom mussels sooo good with some yummy sweet potato fries.

    55555 by Diana R.


  • Kristen K.I highly recommend the Mussels Provençal on the H Hr (until 6:30) menu! The waitstaff was wonderful on my visit. Oh, and they had some Cinnamon Toast rum/cider drink on the menu that sounded amazing.

    55555 by Kristen K.


  • Elise L.get the pork belly and mussel pizza!

    55555 by Elise L.


  • Erin K.Incredible night of food & wine... and yes, I tried mussels for the very first time & loved them!

    55555 by Erin K.


  • JohnMussels are plenty and so is beer selection! What a pleasant find!

    55555 by John


  • Megan P.Amazing mussels and frites! Lots of belgian beer to enjoy as well!

    55555 by Megan P.


  • Barry W.Almost everything is Rock Star good, but ask about the special mussel of the day. It is nearly always the best on the menu.

    55555 by Barry W.


  • Barry W.Beer guys! Listen, there is a perfect chick beer that has the properties of sparking wine: ask for Oud Beersel Geuze. Great, crisp, light and clean. Also great with a fruit dessert or sorbet.

    55555 by Barry W.


  • Paul R.An amazing selection of local and international beers. The mussels are to die for along with a fabulous Sunday brunch.

    55555 by Paul R.


  • Catrina W.The best sweet potato fries ever

    55555 by Catrina W.


  • Sarah W.Go for an early dinner to avoid the crowd. Beer on tap is amazing. Sub for sweet potato fries!!! Wild mushroom mussels are amazing

    55555 by Sarah W.


  • The FeastA roasted beet salad, smoked salmon salad, and the beer menu are notable menu items.

    55555 by The Feast


  • Brad E.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

    55555 by Brad E.


  • Paul W.Really bad seating situation. Awesome food and beers.

    55555 by Paul W.


  • Kathleen K.Mussels are fresh, wide beer selection. Try Delerium Tremens! Wow.

    55555 by Kathleen K.


  • NickWild Shroom Mussels. Do it.

    55555 by Nick


  • Lu D.Have either an early or late dinner or otherwise be prepared to wait. No reservations or call-waiting. The classic mussels in wine sauce is tops and frites done perfectly.

    55555 by Lu D.


  • Thomas N.Thumbs up for the Spicy Berkshire Pork Belly sandwich!

    55555 by Thomas N.


  • Jessica W.Great place. Ask your server which beer to pair with your mussels and you won't be disappointed.

    55555 by Jessica W.


  • Will G.Great beer list. Order the Rochefort 10. Its expensive but well worth it. If you're strapped for cash get the Rochefort 8 or 6

    55555 by Will G.


  • Salone J.The lobster rolls are to die for!

    55555 by Salone J.


  • Kizzle JThe St. Louis Raspberry beer, the oyster bay sav blanc & the shroom mussels. Good stuff.

    55555 by Kizzle J


  • LiliHad the mussels, goat cheese, fennell, and sausage. Amazing! My husband had the chimay mussels and they are just as good. Put this place on your going-out list.

    55555 by Lili


  • Kyle MThe Red Indonesian Curry mussels are the best. Also the best french fries I've ever had!

    55555 by Kyle M


  • Fernando WWild shroom mussels and miso mussels. Can't get enough of them.

    55555 by Fernando W


  • Kristen SDelicious! Highly rec! Beer list is fabulous and the mussels are outta this world-plus the atmosphere is relaxed and fun. Great addition to Bethesda.

    55555 by Kristen S


  • HilaryRW's sister is a dressage trainer!

    55555 by Hilary


  • AskMenAn expansive beer list that boasts upward of 130 bottles and drafts. Just like that, Bethesda became a lot cooler.

    55555 by AskMen


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