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Smith Commons

$$ - $$$American, ,
1245 H Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4444
+1 202-396-0038
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
1245 H Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4444
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We found this place via Groupon, and went during restaurant week (a program of prix fixe menus at various local restaurants where you select a three course meal for a discounted price). It was a bit of a hike from the Capitol Hill area -...More

Thank KenJReads
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Meal was delicious, different & presented as a gourmet dish. Laid back atmosphere & a pleasant surprise. Definitely off the beaten path & Uber was our way of getting there & back to our starting point. Enjoy!

Thank Clarkie815
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We were very much impressed by the quality of the food. We selected the Butternut Squash Ravioli made with Curry, Coconut Sauce, Cauliflower, and Fried Chickpeas. It was delightful! We also had the Beet Caesar Salad with roasted and pickled beet, Rhubarb, Arugula, Cherry Glenn...More

Thank Randal J
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This was my first time at Smith Commons, and I'd heard great things about it. I ate there on a quiet Friday evening long before it got busy. The first thing I noticed as that the dining area smelled a bit funny and there many...More

Thank DCskippy
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We were staying less than a mile from H street so thought we would walk there our first night in DC. We really did not know where to go, so just started walking. This place had a menu posted outside, so we had an idea...More

Thank Danette W
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this spot because my cousin heard so many good review. I would say that I was impress by their service. I order a burger and asked for it to prepared well done and it wasn't. I was turned off immediately from seeing the...More

Thank MayLin s
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This it's our second time here. Both times the food was very good and moderately priced. We would come again.

Thank LINO M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

It might be just me, but I thought it was common courtesy for a bartender to ask if we'd like another round or something else if our glasses were empty - it's not like there were hoards of people crowding the bar waiting for a...More

Thank Michele Q
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The menu is rather limited, but the selections were delicious. The mussels appetizer was very tasty and was accompanied by a thick slab of garlic toast. The waitress mentioned that the lamb chops were the "signature" dish, so we both decided to give it a...More

Thank BuffyMaryland
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I wish I could share my meal with you because it was so tasty. I like a meal with striking but pleasant flavors. Smith Commons had many to choose from. The group I wet with shared this and that. I had the butternut ravioli in...More

Thank Michael W
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15 July 2017|
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Response from MayLin s | Reviewed this property |
there is parking but you just have to look for one.
Adika H
7 November 2016|
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Response from KPR18 | Reviewed this property |
Any place is good to celebrate when you are with a special someone. But, to answer your question, I would say not. While Smith Commons is an OK place, it lacks the charm and ambience you are probably looking for, especially... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
American, Bar, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1245 H Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4444
    (12th Street, NE)
  • Public Transportation: The two closest Metro stations to Smith Commons are the Red Line stops at New York Ave./Florida Ave./Gallaudet University Station and at Union Station. From the Metro stops, take a cab or X2 bus or walk to 1245 H St. NE. There is also a Capital Bikeshare station at 13th and H Streets.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-396-0038
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