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Quarry House Tavern

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8401 Georgia Ave, Unit B, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4425
+1 301-587-8350
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17:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Just north of the DC Maryland border in the city of Silver Spring, one of the areas best dive bars, the Quarry House pours it's patrons the best selection of beers and whiskeys in a modest basement style fashion. If you want to hang out with the locals and nosh on some tater tots and other bar style food, the... More 

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Thank fsubran
Silver Spring, Maryland
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2013

If you like good beer and tater tots, you'll love Quarry House. It's a dive bar. Literally. You have to go underground, under and Indian restaurant, to find it. It's worth the experience. Get the tots with cheddar and bacon and a brew off their extensive beer list. If you're looking for a romantic night out, this isn't your place.... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Quarry House is a local dive bar with a great selection of beer and whisky, but it's simply too small and too loud for a good meal. The food in general is only so-so, but the house-made tater tots and fried oreos might just be worth slumming it!

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Rockville, MD
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Burgers come in 1/3 and 1/2 lb sizes. Fresh made potato chips with dill dip are crazy good, or try the tater tots with old bay seasoning. Mondays are half-priced burger nights and you should get there early because the place is small and it's self-seating so you'll have to hawk on diners' tables if you arrive after 7 or... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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128 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013

This place is a Dive with good burgers & great deals on beer & bourbon. Its in the basement, no decor, poor service, loud, yet its packed!!! You get great value. If you're looking for a dive then the atmosphere is great, if not, go somewhere else and pay twice as much.

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Annandale, Virginia
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013

For my birthday dinner with my wife and adult children, I chose this dive bar instead of someplace fancy. Great choice! Terrific vibe. Hamburgers were great, and the tater tots were terrific. Nice selection of beer on tap, with an extensive menu of whiskies (including some unusual single malt Scotch). If yoou're looking for someplace classy, this ain't it. But... More 

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Silver Spring
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2013

It's not the swankiest place in the area, but there's a cool vibe, great music (juke box and sometimes live music) and the burgers & tots are out of this world! Excellent selection of beers and whiskies - easily the best in the area. This pub was once a speakeasy during Prohibition, so if you don't get a friend who's... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2012 via mobile

I've been to a lot dive bars, but this one is up there for goodness. The goods, What I really like about this place is it has mostly over 500 different types of beers, they even have them on tap, they will rotate them down to the beer list menu, the atmosphere is very lively and energetic, one time I... More 

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Maryland
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98 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2012

I love this place. I try to make it here whenever I can. As many others have mentioned, if you don't know about this place then it is pretty hard to find and you'd likely walk right past it. It is located in the basement, down a flight of stairs. However, don't be intimidated by the dark, dingy look from... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2012

A small ally and flight of stairs could easily be overlooked while walking. A bar with a home feeling that you can drink here all day. The beer selection by far is the star attraction. Staff members are really good references on new beers. Make no mistakes this place is a dive and the menu offers simple bar comfort food.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8401 Georgia Ave, Unit B, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4425
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-587-8350

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