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Shelly's Back Room

$$ - $$$American, ,
1331 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1107
+1 202-737-3003
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1331 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1107
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were searching desperately for somewhere to get lunch when we spotted Shelley's Back Room and decided to try it. It was a bit quiet when we arrived, probably because it was about 2.30pm in the afternoon. I noticed that it was also a cigar...More

Thank kenc
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Need a cigar and a cold beverage? Need to talk business while you're having both? Here is the place. In years past - and I confess to not having been here for four or five years - it was boring. Went tonight and totally different...More

Thank frank k
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I visited on a Wednesday evening after an unpleasant day of travelling. We instantly felt comfortable in this pub due to the warm lighting and the dark wood fixtures. Our server was a knowledgeable, attentive but approachable older man who made us...More

Thank Melter S
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful cigar bar with a food menu. Personally, I never ate there but I did drink quite a few whiskeys and smoked even more cigars. Their cigar menu is incredibly large and the bartenders are willing to help you pick out something you'll enjoy.

Thank Blake E
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I was looking for a cigar bar and Shelly's was just a few blocks away from my hotel. Non-assuming location and appearance. They claim a good ventilation system and they weren't kidding. I sat at the bar and enjoyed the libation menu. After selecting a...More

Thank mikelynxx
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I recently was in DC for business. I had heard great things about Shellys. I must admit it was much better that I expected. The ambiance reminds me of days gone by when folks would meet up and conduct major business transactions over a scotch...More

1  Thank ddmullis
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Very relaxing cigar bar and restaurant in the heart of downtown Washington, DC. Mike, the bartender, pours awesome drinks from a very well stocked bar and will recommend a very fine cigar at a reasonable price. If your hungry the variety on food items on...More

Thank awacsacft
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I visited Shelly's twice during my stay in DC. The wings are excellent and the selection of drinks is very good. Service was a little spotty as I was traveling by myself and I seemed to get lost in the shuffle at times.

Thank KWRref
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Great help on selecting new cigars and whiskey nice place to relax. Do stop by. Check it out. I would go back.

Thank B138877
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped in as we were looking for a place for a cigar and a drink late one afternoon. I was so pleased that we did. Comfortable couches, terrific service, great whiskey list, and reasonable priced cigars for an upscale establishment. Be prepared to spend...More

Thank DerekDG
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
13:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1107
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-737-3003
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