Great Bars 2011: Mussel Bar
Reviewed By Cynthia Hacinli
Comments () | Published February 7, 2011
Great Bars 2011 Happy Hour

Mussel Bar
Address: 7262 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-215-7817
Neighborhood: Bethesda/Glen Echo
Opening Hours: Sunday through Thursday 11:30 AM to 11:30 PM, Friday through Saturday 11:30 AM to 1 PM
Nearby Metro Stops: Bethesda
Happy Hour Details:
Monday through Friday, 4:30 to 6:30 PM: $2.75 Stella, $5.50 Allagash White, $5 Viognier & Bordeaux Food: $10 all tarts (Belgian pizzas)
Happy Hour Days:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

Despite the name, the “bar” section of Mussel Bar—chef Robert Wiedmaier’s newest restaurant—isn’t that big, but the sturdy wooden chairs, chalkboards, and open kitchen make it an inviting spot to sample the long list of Belgian beers. During happy hour (Monday through Friday 4:30 to 6:30), Brabo Pils, a fruity golden lager, and Stella Artois go for $2.75. The menu includes eight varieties of mussels (try the creamy Chimay variety with Old Bay, shallots, and bacon) and wood-fired pizzas.

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