Fodor's Expert Review Hill Country Barbecue Market

$$ Chinatown Barbecue

Few who stop by this bustling hive of smoky brisket and gooey ribs can deny that it does Texas meat right. This is evident down to the pay-by-the-pound ethos that lets you sample one slice of lean beef and one scoop of gooey white shoepeg corn pudding alongside a succulent turkey breast. But this family-friendly retreat cleans up into a social destination come happy hour and beyond, when $20 margarita pitchers reel in the twentysomethings, and Wednesday becomes a rollicking country western karaoke night. Hill Country wants to spread the love and barbecue, and now ships around the country.

Barbecue Lively Lunch Dinner Pre-Theater $$ Trendy Family

Quick Facts

410 7th St. NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20004, USA


Known For:
  • Texas-style brisket—with the rub
  • Cafeteria-style, pay-by-the pound ordering
  • Country western karaoke night every Wednesday

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