Meridian Pint

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

26 Reviews
Meridian PintMeridian Pint
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

3400 11th St NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20010-2006
United States

(202) 588-1075 | map
www.meridianpint.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
65
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
4.94%
 
 
Taps:
27
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 26 | Ratings: 65
Reviews by DRBiser:
Photo of DRBiser
4.78/5  rDev +12.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Regardless of the city, this is a top-notch beer bar and worth a stop for any BA visiting the area. Made the trip there to have some good beers and watch the NFL playoff game before heading to a concert at the 9:30 club.

There are two levels in the place, so if you visit and you prefer more of the pub scene, definitely make sure to head downstairs. The upstairs has a gorgeous, wide, wooden bar – but the majority of the floor is set-up like a restaurant, while the downstairs is seemingly the livelier pub area. Downstairs there is another large bar, with booths set-up with their own taps (charge per oz) which seems to be more of a novelty thing…

It should be emphasized that the manager and the bar-tenders are all extremely knowledge about beer (read: cicerones) and are happy to talk all things beer. I was able to take a peek at their cellar and the kegs they have aging are just as fantastic as the cases of beer they have. I had a few local DC Brau beers, a Founders Porter (I don’t get Founders in MD, sadly), and then an Anchor Old Foghorn the manager had been aging for 3 years and highly recommended. Delicious. Prices are comparable with other DC bars, but they also offer sample-size pours for all drafts which is helpful.

The food is upscale pub-grub. I split some tasty fries as well as a Pork BBQ nachos. Fresh guac and juicy pork (they take bbq seriously). Good stuff.

Last thing worth mentioning is this an American Craft Beer bar - that's their focus and they do it well. That being said, for certain events they gladly serve Imported beer … so it’s not like they never have it.

Fantastic spot and 100% worth a trip.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Big_V
4.36/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Iamjeff6
4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of tvghost
4/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of whitenads
3.8/5  rDev -10.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of Emersonio
4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Get_Lowell
4.21/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of lorenwhite7
4.34/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

All around good spot. Solid food, pretty good draft list, and really solid bottle list. While the draft list when I visited wasn't mind blowing, the bottle list had two jester kings (I've never seen any in the belt way before) and parabola (all the more amazing since it was 11 months after it was released). Would definitely recommend this place

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Photo of DWolf
4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Meridian Pint is a nicely appointed beer bar. If you'd be looking for more ambiance, I don't know what your standards are. The local selection is good. Beyond that, it's so-so. The food is typical. The ceviche is outstanding.

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Photo of devin305
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of ShanePB
4.37/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of DavidHume
4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of LADaveBN
4.24/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of DCLAguy11
4.35/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of MMarkMelly
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Good Beer Sometimes a Bit Pretentious.

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Photo of Stagga_Lee
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of bcgeiman
4.12/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of bigred89
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of TNeedles
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of DJBabs
5/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of Shootpassbeerme
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of kylehay2004
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of pmarlowe
4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Meridian Pint in Washington, DC
93 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.
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