New & Noteworthy: Hill Country
Reviewed By Kate Nerenberg
Comments () | Published April 1, 2011
75 Great Bars (2013)

Hill Country
Address: 410 Seventh St., NW, Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202-556-2050
Neighborhood: Penn Quarter/Chinatown
Cuisines: Southern, American, Barbecue
Opening Hours: Sunday through Thursday 11:30 AM to 10 PM, bar stays open til 1 AM; Friday and Saturday 11:30 AM to 11 PM, bar stays open til 2 AM.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: Gallery Place-Chinatown, Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter
Price Range: Moderate
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Recommended
Best Dishes “Moist” brisket; Kreuz sausage; smoked chicken; cucumber salad; collard greens; sweet-potato purée; corn pudding; peanut-butter-and-jelly cupcake; red-velvet cake.
Price Details: Meats $5.75 to $29 a pound; eight-ounce sides $3.25 to $5, 16-ounce $6 to $9.50, 32-ounce $11 to $18.
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Valet Parking Available, Delivery, Party Space, Outdoor Seating, Good for Groups
Food Specials
Happy Hour Details:
Daily 3 PM to 7 PM, $3 PBR, $5 well drinks, $5 margaritas, $20 margarita pitchers.
Happy Hour Days:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

Bethesda native Marc Glosserman looked to the famed Kreuz Market in Lockhart, Texas, to inspire the spice-rubbed, oak-smoked meat he serves at his original Manhattan location. The same brisket and ribs are sold by the pound at his 300-seater in Penn Quarter.

This article appears in the April 2011 issue of The Washingtonian. 

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