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“Such a fun outdoor picnic vibe”
Review of Standard

Standard
Ranked #1,821 of 3,216 Restaurants in Washington DC
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Seating
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Such a fun outdoor picnic vibe”
Reviewed 8 April 2013

During the summer last year I was a frequent customer at Standard. The atmosphere is great and the food is well done too. I'm sure others have mentioned it, but you should definitely get a donut, they are divine. Don't pass up the BBQ either, it's seriously good.

The beer list is short but it keeps the quality top-notch and the bartenders are always friendly even when things get a little crazy. The vibe is very laid back and I've always had a good time. The only reason it's four instead of five stars is that it's often hard to find space especially recently as Standard has gotten quite popular--but not a bad problem to have if it means keeping a quality place in business.

Visited April 2013
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English first
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Beer,brisket and relaxed atmosphere makes Standard a winner”
Reviewed 11 December 2012

if u are ever in DC for a visit, stop into the Standard for a brisket sandwich, ale and onion rings...or a whole pig's head! Whatever floats your boat. But it will not disappoint. Grab a free spot on a bench (if u find room. Quite popular among locals) and grab a huge mug of beer! Relax, converse and enjoy a meal that will leave you full and satisfied. Or just snack on the fried pickles and onion rings. If you are reAlly lucky, u may catch a special on the menu that is a one time only, once-its-gone, -its- gone kinda treasure! I love this place! Usually closed for winter, as the seating is all outdoors.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best Place for A Weekend Afternoon and Meeting New Friends”
Reviewed 4 September 2012

I was shopping for furniture at GoodWood and had the pleasure of passing this beer garden on the way to Home Rule... On the way back, we couldn't resist. My friend and I sat down next to a young man reading (always a good sign). We ordered yummy brats grilled just right and tasty brew. It began to rain and we were still dry under the umbrellas. We started talking and laughing altogether and the young man put away his book. We called up another friend to join us! And he sat drinking with our new companion while we stuffed the car with furniture before closing time, and came back for one last cold one...

  • Visited September 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2,741 reviews
1,088 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,502 helpful votes
“Nice”
Reviewed 26 August 2012

This place it's really nice.It has a good patio with comunal tables. And during the summer it's always crowded.
It's a nice place to meet friends and drink.

* Note: A day when everything went wrong. When we arrived it was a very hot night and a few minutes later we were experiencing a "derecho". It was an incredible moment. And we all survived!

  • Visited July 2012
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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent casual food, lively laid back atmosphere”
Reviewed 8 June 2012

Warm holiday weekend evening, mostly younger clientele (but not kids). Seating at communal tables. Prompt, helpful, and attentive service. No rushing. Tastes good.

Visited May 2012
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