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Smoke BBQ

4858 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3011
+1 301-656-2011
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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“brisket” (10 reviews)
“mac cheese” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4858 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3011
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here three times over a few weeks last time we were in Bethesda and looked forward to returning. What a disappointment -- the chicken was dry, the pork had little flavor, and the brisket might as well have come from Subway! Not a...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Food was ok , service was great, nice and chill . The bartender/server/busser got slammed with a 15 top but did well . Rib were good and sides were small and barely warm .

Thank Ted G
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I'm a veteran staying at Walter Reed. After waiting over 90 minutes for my delivery, I called asking how much longer I would have to wait. Person answering the phone was rude and unprofessional enough that I felt compelled to remind him I was paying...More

1  Thank reefdds
Reviewed 8 December 2016

My pork sandwich was good, the ribs weren't quite as good, and my buddy didn't like his brisket. But the place has a good vibe, and I'll keep going back. There are tables, but you have to order at the bar. Lots of good sides.

Reviewed 23 November 2016 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.

Thank Walt483
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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...More

Thank Bob T
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...More

Thank Lisa J
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...More

Thank Thepugtraveler
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!

1  Thank Claire B
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.

Thank lfoye
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4858 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-656-2011
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