The Big Hunt | Washington, Washington DC
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The Big Hunt
Exceptional based on 31 ratings
Type: Bar

1345 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, Washington DC United States 20036 [ print map ]
202 785 2333

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Hours: Mon-Thu 4 PM-2 AM; Fri-Sat 4 PM-3 AM; Sun 11 AM-12 AM


Mayor: gsmitty80 (9) | Taps: 27 | Bottles: 10


The Big Hunt

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Beer Available At The Big Hunt (arranged by most recent)
Atlas Anniversary Ale , Samuel Adams Kosmic Mother Funk (KMF) Grand Cru 86, Samuel Adams Double Black 85, Allagash Confluence Ale 98, Ommegang Fleur De Houblon 96, 3 Stars Ghost White IPA , Anderson Valley Highway 128 The Kimmie, The Yink, and the Holy Gose 92, Atlas Brew Works Town and Country , The Duck-Rabbit Mšrzen 70, Blue Mountain A Hopwork Orange IPA , Great Lakes Rye of the Tiger 97, 3 Stars / Meridian Pint From Russia with Love (Cherry Wood) , Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout Stout 100, Olivers Sheer Greed , Victory Hop Ticket #1 Session IPA 95, 3 Stars Ebony & Ivory 85, 3 Stars The Samsquanch 74, Great Divide Lasso IPA 71, 3 Stars The Samsquanch (Lemon Balm) , Founders Backstage Series # 8: Sweet Repute 98
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31 reviews for The Big Hunt
 Ambiance  64%
 Service  70%
 Selection  72%
 Food  54%
 Value  70%
 Overall  70%
 Rating  77%
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68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj  (137) Boise, Idaho | October 21, 2014
A bit frayed around the edges, bordering on being a dive, but in an excellent location. Small but good tap list, noisy, busy, bustling, nearby. Neighborhood bar vibe.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138  (145) Falls Church, Virginia | June 15, 2014
Been a few times, nice dive bar. I enjoy the ambiance even though Iíve never been in while itís busy. Have only sat at the bar on the main floor. Small-ish bar with some TVs and tables around. Jukebox by the bar for music. Pretty nice tap list, mostly local and stuff from around the states. Havenít tried the food other than some Jerkface jerky that the beer director makes, pretty good jerky. Nice spot around Dupont for some craft beer.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk  (186) Washington D.C., Washington DC | June 14, 2014
Some decent beers on tap but their sample size pours are very expensive. Better to go as a dive bar, for which the atmosphere is appropriate. My style of place and a few good drafts even make it someone decent for craft beer.
54
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 1/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 10/20
TylerGreenDC  (36) , | December 26, 2013
Dive bar. Very divey, very bar. Really good beer program though -- I almost always find things here that I didnít know about. The food is terrible. The volume level makes it impossible to have a conversation. But the beer list is good.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
Huhzubendah  (34) Washington DC | November 10, 2013
Stopped in for a bite to eat and a beer while in the area. 30 or so drafts, mostly craft selections from some of the larger breweries like Allagash, Stone, Schlafly, Oskar Blues. The cask was not working, so no go for any cask ales. Bar food was pretty good. I had a cheeseburger and fries. Dimly lit and a bit of a dive appearance. Staff was friendly and service was fine. A decent bar, but I donít feel compelled to return.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
dlovell2  (13) Columbia, Maryland | September 5, 2013
Went here on 9-5-13 to try the new Atlas Brew Works. Really enjoyed the place. Itís a dark hole in the wall. Kind of narrow. I didnít check out the patio or basement. The service was decent. Good selection of beer. Varity of microbrews and local brews. Had a half price burger and fries. Both were tasty. Nice spot.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan  (186) McLean, Virginia | August 13, 2013
Stopped in around 4:30 to try some special Allagash beers. Initial impression is a dive but despite the dark atmosphere (light and music), the place grew on me. The waitress was super nice. I counted 34 drafts, only about 5 of which had throw away mass market beers. The rest were an interesting mix of local beers and other US microbrews (with a token so-called Danish beer from Evil Twin. Food menu is your basic bar food. Beers not offered in smaller taster sizes, which sadly limits the amount of beers a normal person can sample.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable  (127) Ontario | June 13, 2013
Didnít try any food. Stopped in for a few pints on a rainy Friday afternoon. Had a cool grungy bar look, but the people were more hipster than dive. A large handful of quality beers on tap. Service was just ok, bit slow. I found the beers a bit pricey, but overall it was a solid spot.
32
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 2/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 7/20
altonbrownd  (213) Brussels, Belgium | April 8, 2013
Man I hated this place. The staff was quite pushy and the menu pretty thin. Only went here because it was across from my hotel.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
AleWife725  (66) Albany, New York | July 5, 2012
Several visits in 2009. This place screams dive bar, but the beer was always cold and they always offered a decent selection for a cheap price, with something for everyone. Keep an eye out for their special events- we went to a "Sausage, Cheese, and Beer" pairing event which was reasonably priced and lots of fun. Tried to go during my last visit in 2011 around mid afternoon, was disappointed that they didnít open until 4.

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