Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week presented by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) sweeps the greater Washington region for the first time this summer, with over 25 restaurants presenting fixed price menus to satisfy barbecue cravings. The celebration takes place June 19—25, and beginning today diners can view participating restaurants and book reservations at, and will be able to scope out each restaurant’s “Flavors of Summer in the City” themed offerings available for $11, $22, or $33.

Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week concludes with the 25th Annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle, bringing cooking contests, live entertainment, open-air beverage gardens and more to Pennsylvania Avenue NW on June 24—25. RAMW is also proud to partner with USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore, and some participating restaurants are choosing to donate a portion of their BBQ & Grilling Week proceeds to assist USO’s mission to provide programs and services for active duty troops and their families.

Barbecue goes way beyond backyard grilling at participating restaurants in the following neighborhoods:

District of Columbia

14th Street: Café Saint-Ex

Adams Morgan: Roofers Union

Capitol Hill: Charlie Palmer Steak

Downtown: Claudia’s Steakhouse, iCi Urban Bistro

Foggy Bottom: Burger Tap & Shake

Georgetown: Martin’s Tavern

Glover Park: Rocklands Barbecue & Grilling Company

Ivy City: Ivy City Smokehouse

Penn Quarter: Acadiana, Del Campo, Hard Rock Café, The Partisan

Shaw: The Pig, Right Proper Shaw Brewpub

Tenleytown: Burger Tap & Shake

U Street Corridor: Kapnos


Alexandria: Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster Barbecue, Rocklands Barbeque & Grilling Company

Arlington: Epic Smokehouse, Kapnos Taverna, Rocklands Barbeque & Grilling Company, and The Spirits of ‘76

McLean: Wildfire

Vienna: Chima Brazilian Steakhouse


Bethesda: Kapnos Kouzina

Kensington: Dish & Dram

Silver Spring: All Set Restaurant & Bar, Lincoln’s Bar-B-Que

With restaurants participating across metropolitan Washington– and across a multitude of price points – Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week is the perfect chance to enjoy delectable grilled, smoked, and spiced dishes from the region’s best restaurants. Guests who sign up for RAMW’s Diner Rewards Program before BBQ & Grilling Week on will also have the chance to win exclusive treats and gift cards to metropolitan Washington restaurants. Guests can share their experiences on social media by tagging @ramwdc on Twitter and Instagram, and using the hashtag #BBQGrillingWeek 

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