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Smoke BBQ

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4858 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3011
+1 301-656-2011
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered a brisket sandwich and a bowl of chili. The brisket is not good! Chili was ok. Staff was friendly and the place was clean. If you're feeling lucky, try this place, but stay away from the brisket.

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Thank Walt483
Bethesda, Maryland
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked into a back part of high-rise central Bethesda, Smoke BBQ makes you feel like you’ve gone for a long drive in the country. There’s nothing fancy about this place – plain tables and wobbly resin chairs, but that’s part of the charm.. The barbeque is first rate. Ribs are fall-off-the-bone, and pork and chicken reflect the slow cooking and... More 

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Thank Bob T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I placed my order through a delivery service, and this was my first time trying Smoke BBQ. I ordered a Brisket Platter with baked beans, and it comes with cornbread. I also ordered a side of fries. The very best thing was the cornbread, warm and crusty and delicious. The fries were hot and fresh, but needed to be seasoned.... More 

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Thank Lisa J
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We ordered a little bit of everything, to try! Wings, pulled pork sandwich, ribs, lamb, deviled eggs, brisket chili, hot dog. The pulled pork was tough, the lamb ( said thin cut, really thick and the lamb taste was too strong ) The wings were ok much better after reheating & making them more crispy. The blue cheese dressing for... More 

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Thank Thepugtraveler
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Smoke BBQ is a hidden gem on Cordell. The beer is ice cold and the food is served quickly. We really enjoyed the smoked wings, mac & cheese, and buffalo chicken tacos. Cannot wait to go back to try more items on the menu!

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1 Thank Claire B
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This restaurant has great food at a good price, The pulled pork was absolutely delicious, their side dishes are also great. If you are in Bethesda MD. You have to visit Smoke BBQ.

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Thank lfoye
Kensington, Maryland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

If you want fantastic ribs, brisket and sides - this is the place! Five of my friends met at Smoke BBQ for a guys night out for a beer, some BBQ and to watch the Nats vs. Mets game. We ordered ribs, brisket, onion rings, mac and cheese and of course beer. All six of us were totally blown away... More 

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Thank Valentine D
Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in based on a friend's recommendation. Great local beer selection. Had the plate with ribs, shaved brisket and potato salad - great with the spicy sauce. Friendly staff.

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Thank patrickadamstx
Florida
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248 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

My wife and I were in the neighborhood and stumbled upon this great little place! Our bartender/cashier John was very nice. It is a small place but it has a great bar and a few tables al fresco. Just a few taps but some great and hard to find craft beers are featured, and a great selection of beer in... More 

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Thank Robert V
Danville, Virginia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

We were just walking around looking for a quick meal and happened by this little place......good food. ..friendly staff.

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Thank David R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4858 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-656-2011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?