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Smoke and Barrel

) #421 of 2,581 Restaurants in Washington DC ££ - £££ American, , Barbecue
2471 18th St, Washington DC, DC
+1 202-319-9353
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“ribs” (24 reviews)
“pulled pork” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
2471 18th St, Washington DC, DC
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

I'd rate Smoke & Barrel #3 of 3, of the BBQ places we dined at while visiting Washington, DC. To me it was more like a nice bar that just so happen to have BBQ. Nice location and atmosphere but so so BBQ.

Thank SwissyFaye
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I only had the dry rub ribs but they were well worth it especially with the spicy Barbeque sauce provided. The beer aged in Bourbon barrels is expensive but the taste is worth it. I'm a bourbon guy and when my beer has hints of...More

Thank Wang131
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and excellent service - Tons of draft beers and the BBQ sampler plate was delicious. We left incredibly full and well taken care of.

Thank KtMac33
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Ate two nights in a row in this unfussy restaurant with great food at a reasonable price together withfriendly service

Thank Rolande A
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Had the barbecue sampler and found it really good. Meats were well seasoned and prepared -- my favorite was the ribs. Use the bottled sauce on the table to supplement the taste of meats served in the sampler. The sausage was too spicy for me...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Party of 5 ordered the brisket, hot sausage, BBQ chicken, and ribs with the 4 sides and we had leftovers! They were out of the sweet potato donuts when we were there. Good food, hip, young atmosphere, would recommend for friends.

Thank staciann82
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We came on Taco Tuesday. Have never had BBQ Brisket Tacos before, there were amazing. The side of jalapeño and cheese grits with BBQ sauce drizzled on top were the perfect compliment. The Chicken wings (dry rub) started off the meal perfectly. I highly recommend...More

Reviewed 30 November 2016

I frequently go here with friends and regardless of dietary preferences, everyone loves their food. Large selection of whiskies/bourbons too for those who want to imbibe.

Thank Nina R
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Great food... and not expensive Really worth the visit the combos are great and the staff were very helpful

Thank Terence P
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Had such a great experience the first visit we returned for a second meal the next day. What a difference a day made. Day 1: Carlton behind the bar was amazing. He knew his beer and loved talking about it. Encourage us to add up...More

Thank maggiedw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2471 18th St, Washington DC, DC
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-319-9353
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