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8407 kitchen bar

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American, Bar, Pub
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8407 Ramsey Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (Wayne Ave)
+1 301-587-8407
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Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food & great service. The kitchen bar is expensive for a full dinner but it is worth the price for a special night out. Apps and a drink at the bar are more reasonable and a great way to end the day!

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Thank Mary B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food, burgers are awesome.!!! Service was great too our server was fun, friendly and very hospitable. Good place to visit on a date or with family and friends

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Thank jonas c
Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a group of 4 on a Monday evening. 1/2 price wine made the list interesting and accessible. Some listed wines weren't in stock, but good upgrades were offered at the price of the listed bottle. Duck spring rolls were a stand out, calamari and squash soup were very good. Main entrees were all excellent - duck, mussels, lamb... More 

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Thank Robert C
Silver Spring, MD
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a busy weekend evening, the service was attentive and the food savory. Our party of four enjoyed every dish. The prices are on the higher side, but for a special night out, it's worth it.

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Thank RJMd
Silver Spring, Maryland
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

8407 Kitchen Bar has slipped, gone downhill. Service is slow (drinks especially). Price-to-value ratio is out of whack, as cuisine quality is mixed at best. Nice space, with convenient parking. But, sadly, the restaurant quality is off from its former high mark.

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Thank kenjklein
Rochester, New York
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I found this place using Trip Advisor, and I am happy I came. The bar cocktails are fun and tasty, the staff is friendly, and the food was delicious. We just came in for snacks and cocktails, but we stayed longer. The fried oysters were fresh and crispy, and the pork belly with Korean BBQ was a hit! Would recommend... More 

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Thank Sandra B
Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I met a colleague here for lunch since it had easy access to the Metro and parking in the garage around the corner was easy parking. We both had burgers and they were excellent. They were cooked properly and quite good. The service was very good and the prices were quite reasonable. I would not hesitate to come back here.

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Thank JE01
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This restaurant is very tasteful, if not very tasty. The decor is chic -- both well designed for comfort and practicality. The menu, however, is limited to ordinary lunch fare. It should ramp up its dinner choices and grow up into a real downtown restaurant. It looks like one -- it just doesn't taste like one!

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Thank Fabrizziana
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Had a group business dinner here and the service was HORRIBLE! Seems the wait staff had their tip factored into the group size rate and had no incentive to care for the guests. We had some of our group finishing their entrees while others had not yet received their salads. One guest had notified the hosts prior to arrival of... More 

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Thank creativecrew
Burnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I visited the Kitchen Bar twice in my short stay in Silver Spring - it was that good! A friendly atmosphere with great staff - as I was on my own, I sat at the bar. The first night I had the Chicken maderas. This was really nice. The second evening, I had steak frites. I am very fussy about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$28 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8407 Ramsey Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (Wayne Ave)
  • Public Transportation: We are a one block walk from the Silver Spring Metro (Red Line).
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-587-8407
Description
Partners executive chef Pedro Matamoros and general manager Nancy Hart's newest venture 8407 kitchen bar in downtown Silver Spring is a welcoming oasis of comfort and casual sophistication. From the sleek and stylish bar/lounge on the ground floor to the warm and rustic charm of the light-filled second floor dining room. 8407 offers something to please all moods and tastes. Chef Matamoros' artisanal American menu features house made charcuterie, fresh, seasonal, locally sourced produce, meat and game as well as sustainable seafood. Pastry chef Rita Garruba's desserts end the meal on the perfect grace note. The dining experience is welcoming with knowledgeable service in a warm and approachable atmosphere. Not to be missed: Sunday Brunch, and Wine Lover's Mondays (exclusive 1/2 priced wine bottle selections for diners).

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