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Langston Bar and Grille

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Bar, Pub, American
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1831 Benning Rd, NE, Washington DC, DC 20002 (19th Street)
+1 202-397-3637
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Today
16:30 - 01:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 01:00
Mon - Wed 16:30 - 23:00
Thu - Fri 16:30 - 01:00
Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I treated my niece to a weekend lunch and visited this restaurant with a GroupOn. Let's just say, I will never come here again.

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2 Thank Carla D
Deptford, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I purchased a deal from groupon which included one appetizer, two entrees and either two glasses of wine or two beers. First of all, the neighborhood was sketchy. There was a guy out front sitting on the sidewalk nodding out. We took an uber so I have no insight on parking. Our waitress was very nice, but My husband ordered... More 

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1 Thank Jenna E
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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267 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Responded to a groupon offer. The restaurant is located on an upcoming neighborhood on Benning road. Currently, the neighborhood could be shady late in the evening. There is parking on the street. We ordered oxtail platter, ribs and sides of Fried Okra and fried cabbage. The fried okra was superb with fresh okra pieces fried with batter. It tasted great.... More 

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Thank Sundncr
Brooklyn, New York
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160 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Great place to eat in DC. Don't let the neighborhood chase you away, the food is awesome. Parking was easy. Salad, then a grilled pork chop with garlic mashed and stewed cabbage along with homemade crab cakes, chips, cole slaw, homemade tartar and remoulade sauces. Homemade peach cobbler and cookies and cream ice cream. Yummy. Service was cheerful and attentive.... More 

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Thank xfooey
Mitchellville, Maryland
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

My husband purchase a Groupon for this establish and we decided to have dinner there on evening. Before I begin, let me say first that we tried to call for a weeklong make reservation...got an answering machine, left message - no call back. Back to our visit. We drove to the address and the restaurants was CLOSED! Like CLUsed for... More 

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1 Thank Snackpac07
Yonkers, New York
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Langston Bar and Grille was a pleasant surprise. The establishment has a cozy and pleasant atmosphere and the hostess/bartender was very engaging and pleasant. We received recommendations about what to order from other patrons seated at the bar; we also ate at the bar and had so much food we barely had room to place all of the dishes. The... More 

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Thank Constance P
Tampa, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

Great service, EXCELLENT food, very nice and cozy atmosphere! We had a great dining experience for a 1st time customer. Will definitely be recommending this establishment to anyone visiting the Washington DC area.

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1 Thank Sandra C
Washington, DC
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

Langston Bar and Grill is a quaint place and the food is good! The service is okay. Had the jerk wings and along with shrimp and grits....the meal was really good! Parking is a small issue. I will recommend to folks!

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1 Thank Asil7981
Bowie, Maryland
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114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

We had a groupon and were looking forward to using it. I had visited the restaurant's website beforehand to look at the menu and all of the options looked good, so I was even more excited about dining there. There were several people seated at the bar when I entered the restaurant, and a couple of people behind the bar.... More 

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6 Thank Sharon K
Arlington, Virginia
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

The service at this establishment has gone from being the subject of jokes and funny stories to frustrating. So here's my testimony... I had family in town with a packed schedule, so I telephoned a day ahead to reserve a table. We arrived right on time, were seated, and ordered. After waiting 45 minutes I asked a waitress (not ours,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 01:00
Monday
16:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 23:00
Thursday
16:30 - 01:00
Friday
16:30 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1831 Benning Rd, NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
    (19th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-397-3637

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?