The American Tap Room is a take on the concept of a beer-inspired gastropub, owned by the same group that runs Austin Grill (the Bethesda location used to be an Austin Grill, but was recently converted to an ATR). The only thing really "American" about it, aside from the name, is probably the food. The beer list, while mostly American, does contain some foreign beers. But crab cakes are American, right? Yes! So how were they? Let's find out!