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Avenue Grill

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Downtown / Chinatown
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1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20004 (14th Street NW)
Metro Center, Federal Triangle
2026266970
Today
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Enjoy a great view of Pennsylvania Avenue while dining. This...
Enjoy a great view of Pennsylvania Avenue while dining. This American-style Washington, DC restaurant features freshly prepared salads, seafood and steaks.
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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, decent prices, attentive staff

Visiting the JW Marriott for an awards dinner. Checked out the Avenue Grill located inside for breakfast. The staff and service were great and kept my coffee full. The eggs benedict were great, made fresh. They also have a breakfast buffet that looked decent. Meals seem reasonably priced for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My family is staying at JW for a trip and my son has life-threatening allergies to seafood and pinenuts. The servers and head chefs were so accommodating plus the steaks were awesome. Ask to sit in Grant's section.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I was staying at the Hotel and wanted a lunch break during a busy day. This place was not busy, it took 10+ minutes for someone to come to our table. It took another 5 to get water. The waitress was extremely disinterested in her job. Food was average at best. Purposly did not go back

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DanielMcKeon, Manager at Avenue Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time by providing your review of our Avenue Grill Restaurant. With aspiration to always exceed guest expectations, we have unfortunately fallen short of this goal during your recent visit. We are sorry to hear that you had to experience exceedingly poor service. Your valued feedback highlights an area for improvement that I have since shared with... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Stopped at the Avenue Grill inside the Marriott Hotel along Pennsylvania Ave. fast attentive service. Ordered a 20 oz ribeye and a New York strip. Both steaks were done to perfection! The sautè mushroom with goat cheese were the perfect complement to our steaks. Our server was fabulous!!! Highly recommended. !!!

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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Visiting the JW Marriott for an awards dinner. Checked out the Avenue Grill located inside for breakfast. The staff and service were great and kept my coffee full. The eggs benedict were great, made fresh. They also have a breakfast buffet that looked decent. Meals seem reasonably priced for upscale DC hotel. My breakfast was $20 total.

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Reston, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We enjoyed dinner at Avenue Grill. Service was good and you get 20% off your bill with a ticket stub (between 5:00-6:45 pm). The lobster mac and cheese was excellent. It had lots of lobster in it. Burgers are big and the turkey club and home-made potato chips were good.

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frederick, maryland
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417 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 466 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We were pressed for time to get to a show next door at the National theater (Blithe Spirit) and this turned out to be perfect. They had good food, great service (Helen), and accelerated food-to-the-table time. Nice setting with quiet booths or tables. I had a nice glass of wine, tasty corn and clam chowder, and a delightful lobster mac... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We ate dinner at Avenue Grill before a performance at the National Theatre which is right next door. Sadly, convenience is the only thing going for Avenue Grill. The food was mediocre at best and the service was very slow. The wine list was overpriced. Even with the convenience to the National Theatre, I will not be returning. If you... More 

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DanielMcKeon, Manager at Avenue Grill, responded to this review

Thank you very much providing feedback to the unfortunate situations you experienced while dining with us at the Avenue Grill. We are sorry that there were some service and pricing flaws throughout your dinner before attending the show next door at the National Theatre. Situations like these are uncommon as we pride ourselves on delivering enjoyable and memorable dining services.... More 

Lake Forest, Illinois
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181 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Enjoyed the outstanding, but not inexpensive, Saturday brunch. The gluten free muffins were truly memorable. Worth the price!

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San Mateo, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I don't ordinarily like buffets, but they do a great job with their breakfast buffet and we ate there twice while in town. They offer a nice variety of breakfast fare as well as a chef to cook "made to order" eggs, omelets, and waffles. In fact the chef saw me eyeballing a waffle, but I walked away without one.... More 

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New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My daughter and I, we ate here over the Martin Luther King, MLK weekend, the food and service was outstanding. We sat next to the fireplace and enjoyed the warmth and quiet. I had the Cesar Salad with Crabcake and my daughter had the Angus Burger. The crabcake was the freshest and largest crabcake I ever had in my entire... More 

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Additional Information about Avenue Grill

Address: 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
Phone Number: 2026266970
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $35 to $45
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
    (14th Street NW)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Center, Federal Triangle
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 2026266970

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $35 to $45
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Enjoy a great view of Pennsylvania Avenue while dining. This American-style Washington, DC restaurant features freshly prepared salads, seafood and steaks.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?