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The Black Squirrel

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$$ - $$$American, ,
2427 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2030
+1 202-232-1011
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible0%
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“burgers” (10 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2427 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2030
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

When ever I visit another city I do my best to ask the locals what restaurants / bars they like. ( I do my best to avoid tourist traps) I was told by a lovely couple that The Black Squirrel had a great variety of...More

Thank Bryan_Landry
Reviewed May 29, 2017

In DC for a convention based at the Washington Hilton & asked for directions to a place close where we could grab a quick bite & a beer. Within a 10 minute walk we found "The Black Squirrel." Looks a lot like a college dive...More

Thank scoeyd
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

I went to the Black Squirrel with a group of more than a dozen friends. We were all very tired as we had participated in the 2017 People's Climate March. Our group had arranged a private function in their upstairs bar. While small an rustic,...More

Thank AtlanticTyger
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Some of the best hamburgers around. A really eclectic menu. The beer selection is pretty awesome as well My place for Belgian beer! The wait staff is very friendly and attentive.

Thank ORD737CAPT
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Fairly unassuming place inside, maybe even a bit dark. For me, though, this is a beer and burger place so i am reviewing that. and a place to watch a game. Perfectly friendly, helpful, but not overbearing service. nice selection of beers. but, for me,...More

Thank kpolo
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Great places. IT is almost like two places at once as the upstairs and downstairs have different settings. The food menu is the same, however, the draft lists are vastly different and usually both great. So make sure to check both menus. The burgers are...More

Thank rhartogs
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Great beer selection but the burgers were dry and over priced. Not enjoyable experience. Will not return.

Thank ButterflyTuna
Reviewed May 30, 2016

It's a bit unassuming, perhaps even easy to walk right by, but worth the stop for a great lunch or after work with friends. Service is friendly and quick. Food was great and old 70's and 80's posters on the walls seemed right.

Thank TeamRoadKill
Reviewed May 3, 2016

My review is based on Thursday : Half priced organic burgers! Simply delicious and they have bunch of toppings to choose from! Definitely a good deal. Beer selection is awesome! If you sit in the basement food will come in a plastic box :-) So...More

Thank Sudhir_Traveller
Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Looking for a place to watch football game and have drinks before our dinner reservations which we had booked elsewhere. Well... Place is extremely dark and dingy. Sat at bar and ordered our drinks. Well they didn't have crown royal for my boyfriend so he...More

Thank Paula S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2427 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2030
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Adams Morgan
  • Neighborhood: Adams Morgan
  • Phone Number: +1 202-232-1011
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The Black Squirrel is a craft beer bar & restaurant in the heart of Adams Morgan in Washington, DC. Features include 3 floors with over 50 beers on tap, full bar, TV's, and a scratch menu. Nightly specials and happy hours with a schedule of live music. www.blacksquirreldc.com. Private dining and catering available.
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