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The Barking Dog

4723 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2901
+1 301-654-0022
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good20%
  • Average41%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
2 Aug 2017
“Just ok”
18 Jun 2017
“While the food and service was excellent, this restaurant IS NOT HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE for special events ”
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American, Bar, Pub
4723 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2901
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We ate somewhat early in the bar area. Maybe all of the dog related decor was in the other room because it certainly wasn't in the bar. Service was efficient. Food was average.

Thank Mominchief
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

If you are handicapped with with a walker, wheel chair, crutches or cane and have an event in their partyroom, you will have problems with the stairs to the event area. They are wide steep, poorly lit and blocked by signs. I was able to...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, great atmosphere, good food, good beers. Whenever I'm in Bethesda I'm hanging out at the dog!

Thank karlsimpson
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and cool local scene, great bar selection and very good beer selections. Lots of young people and a varied clientele. Food was tasty and they have a late night scene, stayed till closing time.

Thank bwana1_10
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is primarily a bar (fairly lively one) that I thought was a sandwich place. The name misled me. It worked out ok as they had a late night menu with BLT on it. It was a good sandwich.

1  Thank jimandbevh
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This place is an authentic local bar. The beer on tap selection is good, and they have food with a limited menu that is available until very late. I think they close at 2:00. So, a good place to go if you want a late...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Stopped in the Barking Dog for lunch - first time in a while. The burger was ok, but had a seasoning that didn't sit well with me. There are plenty of other menu items to try and perhaps a cold beer will help.

Thank ace4444
Reviewed 18 May 2016

public parking right next door was a big plus. service was fast and friendly. Good selection of beer and one of the better burgers I've had in a long time. If I lived closer to it, I would be there all the time

1  Thank quasitravel
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I walked here from the Residence Inn and I was glad that I did. I got a recommendation from another couple at the hotel so I figured what the heck. I was happy that this was my type of place with a good selection of...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Ate dinner here one evening while staying in Bethesda. The service was good. Food was fine. Its a fun place to have a typical bar type meal. No complaints.

Thank turpski
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4723 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2901
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-654-0022
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