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$$ - $$$American, ,
1101 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-4704
+1 202-955-9001
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“avocado salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
1101 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-4704
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here and we have been very surprised by the food and the ambient! Informal and good for quick dinner and a drink. Suggested for cheap and quite good quality food.

Thank BabyBii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere is like a dark warehouse - large and uninteresting. Good beer and wine selection and a varied menu. The mussels and the avocado salad were excellent. Prices were very fair. Service was pleasant and attentive. Not a special occasion place but just right for...More

Thank Hank S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here as a guest for a friends brunch/engagement party. The drinks were excellent because I was apart of the brunch party I actually arrived just when the brunch was finishing. The manager actually let my party of 4 in free when the door...More

Thank Kory D
Reviewed 16 December 2017

I ate here on Saturday night with family including kids. Everyone enjoyed their food - hamburger, pizza, chicken & waffle etc. I had a lobster roll which I enjoyed & would order again if I ate there. The music was good but way too loud....More

Thank cookieladyangel
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I would like to give this establishment a zero star rating, however google requires at least one star. I recently came intown to visit a friend and was told to visit this restaurant/bar because of the service and atmosphere. However my first experience was HORRIBLE!...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Barcode has good food that is reasonably priced however their cocktails are not good (in my opinion) I would just recommend wine or beer. Around 9:30 a DJ started to play music and it had more of a club atmosphere but it was fun!!

Thank tiffanylF2422CS
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I really enjoyed this place. Was looking for a casual place for a bite of dinner and a drink and stumbled on it. I went back a couple of times and had a great time both nights. I had a fun attentive server. The pizza...More

Thank Matthew E
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Barcode's brunch is a party. For $40 (at the door), you have access to the best buffet food in town and unlimited mimosas and Bellinis. During and after, the music just adds to the fun. Reserve in advance and bring all of your friends for...More

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We came for drinks at the bar and some light food. Everything was great when we sat down and ordered, then entire bar staff disappeared. When our food was brought from the kitchen it was left behind the bar but because there was no staff...More

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We purchased a Groupon not knowing what this restaurant was, then passed on a Saturday to a *very* loud party-like atmosphere. Being "mature" we prefer something a little less hip. We came back on a Wednesday, and are so glad we did! The food is...More

Thank Lisa S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
American, Bar, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-4704
    (Entrance on L Street)
  • Public Transportation: Farragut North and Farragut West
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-955-9001
  • E-mail
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