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Shelly's Back Room

) #223 of 2,580 Restaurants in Washington DC $$ - $$$ American, ,
1331 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1107
+1 202-737-3003
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1331 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1107
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I recently was in DC for business. I had heard great things about Shellys. I must admit it was much better that I expected. The ambiance reminds me of days gone by when folks would meet up and conduct major business transactions over a scotch...More

Thank ddmullis
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very relaxing cigar bar and restaurant in the heart of downtown Washington, DC. Mike, the bartender, pours awesome drinks from a very well stocked bar and will recommend a very fine cigar at a reasonable price. If your hungry the variety on food items on...More

Thank awacsacft
Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited Shelly's twice during my stay in DC. The wings are excellent and the selection of drinks is very good. Service was a little spotty as I was traveling by myself and I seemed to get lost in the shuffle at times.

Thank KWRref
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great help on selecting new cigars and whiskey nice place to relax. Do stop by. Check it out. I would go back.

Thank B138877
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in as we were looking for a place for a cigar and a drink late one afternoon. I was so pleased that we did. Comfortable couches, terrific service, great whiskey list, and reasonable priced cigars for an upscale establishment. Be prepared to spend...More

Thank DerekDG
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We stumbled upon Shelley's Back Room while sight-seeing. When we entered, we discovered that smoking is allowed on one side of the restaurant, which has huge ventilation fans in the ceiling. If u r a non-smoker his is definitely not the place for you, however...More

Thank GHandGC
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Found this place while looking for somewhere to grab lunch while visiting the nearby DC tourist attractions. Went in the non smoking side, which is a normal bar/restaurant irrespective of the cigar bar next door. Staff didn't speak much english but were friendly, food great,...More

Thank Darren K
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We went for a time of relaxation, it was great, wide variety of cigars, elegant and classy environment, would go back anytime

Thank Rosemx
Reviewed 22 April 2017

WOW! This place is an amazing find in DC. A great cigar room hidden in downtown, they offer a large selection of cigars and beverages. They do have a non smoking section for those who would prefer. My personal favorite touch was the collection of...More

Thank MFM19
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This restaurant was a welcome respite from our long day of touring in the Washington D.C. Area We loved dining in this quaint restaurant and the atmosphere was so relaxing and refreshing Great food and drinks and friendly service was the icing on the cake...More

Thank gdoty74
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 03:00
13:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1107
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-737-3003
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