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Hill Country Barbecue Market

Hill Country Barbecue Market

BBQ Joint, Restaurant, and Music Venue$$$$
Penn Quarter, Washington
253 Tips and reviews
  • brisket
  • texas
  • mac & cheese
  • karaoke
  • ribs
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  • Igor N.
    Igor Nakonechnyi3 weeks ago
    Great place to get done meats.
  • Scott L.
    Scott LApril 17
    Great smoked meats and fresh home style sides. Easy to share portions so bring a friend and try more sides.
    Upvoted May 25
  • Justin C.
    Justin CovertJanuary 16
  • John B.
    John BJanuary 8
    Been there many times, have not tasted one items which wasn't absolutely amazing. Friendly and patient staff, and great sweet tea!
  • Anna S.
    Anna SotnikovaNovember 6, 2016
    Good place for meat lovers. A bit pricey.
  • Dean H.
    Dean HutchinsSeptember 30, 2016
    This is the second time I have come here for take-out. Both times everything was great EXCEPT the chicken which was undercooked to the point of being bloody.
  • Qori S.
    Qori Serrano A.September 26, 2016
    Sooo goooooooooooooodd!!!!!!!! Amazing! Died after my meal haha but lovedd it!!!
  • Zein S.
    Zein SamerAugust 31, 2016
    Order the Brisket & Prime Ribs with potatoes, mac & cheese and Jalapeño.
  • Zac N.
    Zac NAugust 4, 2016
    Karaoke on Wednesday night
  • Lisa T.
    Lisa TeetJuly 21, 2016
    Brisket and hot links. Skip the sauce, you don't need it!
  • Denis M.
    Denis MendesJuly 12, 2016
    Great food! I loved the lean brisket
  • Antipologirl
    AntipologirlJuly 2, 2016
    Beef brisket, beans, Mac and cheese, and pulled pork!!
  • Rudi R.
    Rudi RietJune 24, 2016
    The lunch special is a bargain and quick.
  • Brittanni J.
    Brittanni JacksonMay 22, 2016
    Everything. I literally tried everything and it was all delicious
  • Matt S.
    Matt SyskaApril 30, 2016
    Best Sausage in town.
  • Vanja N.
    Vanja NikiforovMarch 31, 2016
    Great unbelievable amazing meat and atmosphere of American country. Check for two 39.8 USD
  • Krystal H.
    Krystal HoffmanMarch 28, 2016
    Food is fantastic. Horrible service.
  • Mehmet Murat Ç.
    Mehmet Murat ÇORUHJanuary 23, 2016
    Brisket and rib
  • Mehmet O.
    Mehmet OcaklıJanuary 20, 2016
    Great BBQ. The best moist brisket I have ever had.
  • Jason
    JasonJanuary 19, 2016
    The moist brisket wasn't as moist as I expected it to be. The prime rib was a pleasant surprise. Show up early as the short rib seems to sell out quick.
  • Jen M.
    Jen MareckJanuary 11, 2016
    Closed tonight for staff party.
  • Octavian G. P.
    Octavian G. PetrescuOctober 22, 2015
    Lean brisket baby!
  • Amanda T.
    Amanda ThomasOctober 18, 2015
    The brisket, the ribs, sausage, chicken, sweet potato mash, mac and cheese. All of its good, the service, Mason jars of soda, the ambience, its awesome.
  • Mark H.
    Mark HowardOctober 8, 2015
    Love brisket
  • Runnin' Donna
    Runnin' DonnaOctober 6, 2015
    Delicious cocktails.
  • David S.
    David SmithOctober 4, 2015
    They have PBR - which is hipster or something
  • Michael T.
    Michael TranSeptember 6, 2015
    If you don't like sweet food, there's nothing here for you. :)
  • James C.
    James CSeptember 5, 2015
    Good BBQ in Washington DC.
  • Ve s.
    Ve saAugust 18, 2015
    Very friendly service!
  • Eve R.
    Eve Robbins-SpevackAugust 15, 2015
    Fantastic music with creative bartenders
  • Ramansyah A.
    Ramansyah AnwarJuly 19, 2015
    the boneless prime ribs for 1/2lbs
  • Omar R.
    Omar RodriguezJuly 13, 2015
    Really expensive. Specially if you buy individually. Ribs were ok.... Beer was really good.
  • Victor P.
    Victor PriceJuly 4, 2015
    I love the turkey and moist brisket.
  • Jake S.
    Jake SchwartzJuly 3, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the platter(s) and a margarita pitcher. Great brisket and pulled pork. Also don't forget the sides...the sweet potato mash and green beans are killer
  • Trevor M.
    Trevor MJune 29, 2015
    Beef shoulder and pork ribs were awesome
  • Caleb H.
    Caleb HaysJune 25, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Finally! A place that serves BBQ in a style not from the Carolinas! Pure Texas BBQ—smoky, wet, and juicy. And karaoke downstairs on Wednesdays with a live band if you're musically inclined.
  • Tatiana W.
    Tatiana WhitedJune 6, 2015
    Food is amazing!
  • Dina💗 R.
    Slim Vesna accomplished! Thank you Denver and slim.
  • Romeu R.
    Romeu RebelloMay 25, 2015
    Beans and chicken. Oh my god this chicken ;p
  • Aaron S.
    Aaron SmithMay 10, 2015
    Very good! The potato salad is a must! Chicken was average, BBQ Ribs were great, Mac and Cheese was average. Skip the sweet potato pudding. A bit dry. Cookies are great. Great atmosphere. Family.
  • David
    DavidMay 3, 2015
    Have The Pitmaster menu that has a little bit of everything, taste it and go for a second round :-) but everything was great!
  • John C.
    John CockerillApril 13, 2015
    The brisket is absolutely amazing. Definitely try it. A lot of it.
  • Trevor M.
    Trevor MApril 9, 2015
    Wednesday night karaoke was so fun with the live band! Happy hour ends at 7
  • Liz C.
    Liz Caselli-MechaelMarch 22, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Sweet potato mash and Mac n cheese are musts
  • Dave N.
    Dave NewmanMarch 20, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Rudest service I can remember having anywhere. Server tried to prevent me from ordering at bar. Later when our party needed a table, bartender said to people at the bar: you need to sit your ass down
  • Yong K.
    Yong KwonFebruary 27, 2015
    Meat, meat, meat.
  • Cheeki M.
    Cheeki MonkiFebruary 20, 2015
    Pork spare ribs but the bbq chicken is really good too!
  • Rex L.
    Rex LightningFebruary 1, 2015
    The Pitmaster w/extra ribs, greens, M&C and corn pudding. #Hercules
  • Dave H.
    Dave HamelinkJanuary 23, 2015
    It's the real thing, so worth the extra cost.
  • Hao Z.
    Hao ZhuJanuary 16, 2015
    Brisket sandwich combo with a side is a great value.
  • Mary-Katherine M.
    Mary-Katherine McKenzieJanuary 12, 2015
    Definitely Texas-style BBQ - moist brisket, Mac n cheese, and collards are all amazing. Great venue for live music downstairs - thank goodness for the coat check.
  • Mark D.
    Mark DJanuary 10, 2015
    Go to the bar and ask for their bar menu for happy save $2
  • Josh M.
    Josh MillerJanuary 5, 2015
    Awesome sides
  • Morgan T.
    Morgan ThomasDecember 12, 2014
    The ribs are huge! So 2-3 per person is enough. Expected more BBQ sauce and I kinda hate the whole "market" concept (why tip the waiter when I am getting my own food?). But the food was good.
  • Lisa H.
    Lisa HinchliffeDecember 10, 2014
    Appreciate the "chose your amount" for meat rather than massive portions. Great mac and cheese.
  • Yvenson D.
    Yvenson DorleansNovember 8, 2014
    hmmm never forget
  • Stephanie H.
    Stephanie H.November 3, 2014
    Great brisket with wonderful bark, but really overpriced
  • kent a.
    kent allenOctober 30, 2014
    Tried several meats... They were all good 😊
  • Annie F.
    Annie FosterOctober 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Have to go on Wednesday night for karaoke!
  • Colleen N.
    Colleen NSeptember 20, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    From Washingtonian: Get the moist brisket
  • C S.
    C SampleSeptember 7, 2014
    Blah. Fatty beef short rib
  • Israel K.
    Israel KleinSeptember 1, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Lean, wet, or burnt ends Brisket - all good. Corn bread, coleslaw and Mac and cheese darn good too.
  • Leandro B.
    Leandro ButteriAugust 31, 2014
    Meat is good, services is incredible bad, bad, terrible!
  • Phoenix 💥💥💥
    Phoenix 💥💥💥August 30, 2014
    Try the ribs!!
  • Roger S.
    Roger SchonfeldAugust 23, 2014
    Cafeteria style and the better for it. Load up some burnt ends and sit at the car and drink some beer and bourbon.
  • Chris F.
    Chris FredericksAugust 10, 2014
    Great food but pretty pricy. The market concept seems to nudge you toward getting too much food. Come hungry!!!
  • Tlacique K.
    Tlacique KinöAugust 7, 2014
    costillas mmm half pound
  • Landon L.
    Landon LarsenAugust 7, 2014
    Moist Brisket, mac & cheese
  • Michael S.
    Michael StollerJuly 26, 2014
    Split the chicken brisket and rib dinner at $19 among 2. Great brisket.
  • Brionne G.
    Brionne GriffinJuly 25, 2014
    They don't have Lonestar here! 😩
  • Ryan K.
    Ryan KearneyJuly 10, 2014
    Good PBR on happy hour, but it's always freezing in here. I give up.
  • Bill G.
    Bill GoekeJune 30, 2014
    Pretty sure I am now addicted to their cornbread with that amazing ancho honey butter. Can I have another?
  • VEE
    VEEJune 22, 2014
    SO good ! 1st time here , great service & great food ! Fresh squeezed lemonade was EVERYTHING ! Mac & Cheese was perfection along with the campfire baked beans !
  • Paige Rebecca
    Paige RebeccaMay 26, 2014
    Authentic? No. Pretty decent? Yes. Get the moist brisket. Pinto beans, collards, mac and cheese are also decent.
  • Denrael
    DenraelMay 9, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Taste of Austin!
  • Erik G.
    Erik GastApril 29, 2014
    Brisket is on point 👍
  • J D.
    J DubyApril 25, 2014
    Only place near the Verizon center you can get a drink today
  • Willia D.
    Willia DentApril 25, 2014
    The brisket (lean) was scrumptious!!! Good sides too.....
  • Daniel T.
    Daniel TantaleanMarch 20, 2014
    Great BBQ! Some of the best brisket I have had and the Pork ribs are also great.
  • Jerry J.
    The chicken is the best and the bbq sauce is finger licking good!😋
  • Dan M.
    Dan MillerFebruary 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Ribs and mac and cheese FTW!
  • Vera D.
    Vera DeveraFebruary 9, 2014
    Great happy hour specials and selection of Craft beer.
  • Dana M.
    Dana MunsonFebruary 6, 2014
    One of those karaoke nights ya know
  • Marcos Obed G.
    Marcos Obed GonzalezFebruary 2, 2014
    brisket lean absolutely delicious !!!
  • Sarah H.
    Sarah HansonJanuary 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The market chicken is delicious! Juicy and tender with an amazing sauce/rub on the skin. Don't forget the mac and cheese!
  • Sarah
    SarahJanuary 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Blue bell vanilla ice cream is a good way to settle the food baby
  • Martin
    MartinJanuary 5, 2014
    The pit smoked wings and rib tips are excellent! Both are only on the bar menu though. Also try the Mac n cheese and moist brisket!
  • Grey R.
    Grey RobinsonJanuary 4, 2014
    Get the moist brisket. Best I've ever had.
  • Mia R.
    Mia RommelDecember 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    From Texas? Home sick? Come here , it'll all be ok with some shiner and big red.
  • Mike T.
    Mike TaylorDecember 5, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best brisket (moist) and turkey in the mid-Atlantic.
  • Ashley S.
    Ashley ShumwayNovember 17, 2013
    Get the ribs and macaroni and cheese. It is a very messy meal... fun for a first date if you're the adventurous/ non-embarrased type. #mco435
  • Ainz N.
    Ainz NealNovember 3, 2013
    The wet brisket is a great choice.
  • Katie R.
    Katie RefanoOctober 15, 2013
    All u can eat Monday is awesome!
  • Tyrone G.
    Tyrone G.October 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The mac & cheese will change your life.
  • Aric M.
    Aric MaidenSeptember 29, 2013
    Matt Canard is foxy.
  • Amanda S.
    Amanda ScottSeptember 3, 2013
    The food is not to good
  • Travis I.
    Travis InceSeptember 1, 2013
    Their "unique" style of service is a poorly-executed attempt at originality. Make sure you know what you want before you go the the marketplace and get barked at by a-holes. Food is good though.
  • Anna K.
    Anna KelmaAugust 31, 2013
    If a friend sends you here on a Friday night... go downstairs. It makes more sense.
  • Aristiles M.
    Aristiles MoralesAugust 27, 2013
    It was ok :-( !!!! I like BBQ.... Just not from here. But the brisket was good.
  • Spencer H.
    Spencer HughesAugust 25, 2013
    Don't dine here if the word "moist" makes you uncomfortable.
  • Max N.
    Лучшие ребрышки которые доводилось пробовать. Безумно вкусная кухня и нормальные цены. Не проходите мимо!!!
  • Arlene H.
    Arlene HerreraAugust 6, 2016
    Delicioso! Vengan temprano porque el pulled pork se les termina rápido!
  • Mariya A.
    Mariya AlekseenkoMarch 9, 2016
    Весело и вкусно :)
  • Liz P.
    Liz PaniaguaAugust 22, 2015
    La carne es extraordinaria,realmente delicioso, las porciones son una locura, pedimos una especia de sampler para compartir y definitivamente pudo haber comido toda mi familia, sin duda regresaría
  • Alexandre M.
    Alexandre MartineliAugust 17, 2015
    Comida rústica pra comer com as mãos!!! Peça a limonada é muito refrescante!!!
  • Javila
    JavilaMarch 29, 2015
    Carnaza americana al estilo de Texas. 100% Barbacoa.
  • Francisca E.
    Francisca EstartusOctober 4, 2014
    Nachos y cervezas!
  • Francisca E.
    Francisca EstartusOctober 4, 2014
    Excelente lugar!!!
  • Fabio G.
    Fabio G.April 21, 2014
    Locale in stile country texano con ottima carne. Per un menù degustazione consiglio The Pitmaster ($27). Per la birra prova la Shiner Bock!
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