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4858 Cordell Avenue, Bethesda, MD
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Afternoon Delight

I went to Smoke BBQ for dinner and wasn't sure what to expect. I ordered the pulled pork platter with 2 sides. I ordered the pork with the spicy BBQ sauce which was great. The sides I ordered were the Mac & Cheese and collard greens. The Mac was creamy & cheesy. The greens were amazing with a hint... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Kensington, Maryland
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Kensington, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I went to Smoke BBQ for dinner and wasn't sure what to expect. I ordered the pulled pork platter with 2 sides. I ordered the pork with the spicy BBQ sauce which was great. The sides I ordered were the Mac & Cheese and collard greens. The Mac was creamy & cheesy. The greens were amazing with a hint of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

I love this place. You have to like sitting at the bar. Much better than the tables. It is very casual and friendly. The employees and owners are great people. They serve liquor, but it is still kid friendly. They have theme nights and live music. Bingo night is a blast and one of the bartenders is a great musician.... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I love barbeque, and this place does it exactly right. It's a very casual restaurant. Chat with the bartender, enjoy your food, don't dress up.

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williamjacobs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I went to Smoke BBQ expecting an ordinary lunch. Satisfying but nothing worthy of report. I was only half right. The traditional sweet-sauce pulled pork was fine, a standard specimen, and the greens were good, but I've had good greens before. THEN, it started getting good. The sweet potato chips were a decadent combination of grease and lightness, having been... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Had a meal when they first opened and couldn't find anything right. The meat wasn't smokey, the bun ordinary, the sauce tasted like it was from a jar, the sides vapid. Recently walked by on a Sunday night at dinner time and there wasn't a soul in the place. I guess others have the same opinion. When will Bethesda get... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

After a long day I decided to try the new BBQ joint in town, and it didn't disappoint. I got a takeout order of the brisket platter with fries, cole slaw and cornbread. The brisket was very good, hitting all the right notes on flavor and leaving me wanting more; all I needed was a Shiner Bock. The fries were... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Visited this recently opened BBQ joint for the first time tonight. The Pulled Pork was excellent with a great natural smokey flavor. I had the vinegar based sauce (1 of 3 available) and highly recommend it. On the downside found the sides choices to be limited...where is the fried okra and potato salad? Also need to add sweet tea to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4858 Cordell Avenue, Bethesda, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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