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Equinox

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Dupont Circle
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818 Connecticut Ave NW, Frnt 1, Washington DC, DC 20006 (I Street, N.W.)
(202) 331-8118
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Please come join Todd & Ellen Gray and the Equinox staff to delight in...
Please come join Todd & Ellen Gray and the Equinox staff to delight in some of the seasons best flavors from the mid-atlantic region.
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  • 67
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  • 45
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 10
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Vegan brunch

Went here for the vegan brunch on Sunday. The buffet was a little "off" as there was a large party in the restaurant which seemed to take most of the food off the buffet. Once this group had passed by the buffet it got back on track but just a watch out. The food was great, the cauliflower was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
CaymanGreg
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Cayman Islands
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Ocracoke, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Let me start by saying that I myself am a server and when people tell me it's their birthday I usually stick a candle in the dessert and plaster on a smile. But man, the servers at Equinox went ABOVE AND BEYOND to make me feel special! My boyfriend had told them when he made the reservation that it was... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went to this restaurant with another couple. One of us follows a vegan diet, one of us has some significant food allergies and two of us will eat anything. They accommodated any and all requests to make adjustments to the menu. When one of the dishes accidentally included nuts for our nut allergen person, the restaurant compensated us with... More 

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Cayman Islands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Went here for the vegan brunch on Sunday. The buffet was a little "off" as there was a large party in the restaurant which seemed to take most of the food off the buffet. Once this group had passed by the buffet it got back on track but just a watch out. The food was great, the cauliflower was amazing.... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We celebrated a dear friend's retirement with the Sunday Vegan Brunch today. Besides great food, there was atmoshphere and service to match the food. It felt like we were all part of a big family. We were informed there was a wedding party going through the buffet line. Ellen Gray recommended we wait a bit, so that everything could be... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This would be too expensive for my on a daily basis. However, the food was excellent and nicely presented. I was a good place for a business lunch. The chicken salad was a very good choice for a lighter lunch.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our party of six had dinner at Equinox this past Monday and, while the food was average, the most disappointing part of the meal was the check. We reviewed part of the check and discovered we were charged for three servings of an entrée when we only ordered one. We had not had a chance to review the rest of... More 

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Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A very good venue for business lunches in the heart of Washington DC. Centrally located, respectable, tasty food, good service, affordable (factoring in Washington normal prices).

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Very disappointed with the Equinox restaurant. We met the chef at the bar and were really impressed by his enthusiasm - sadly, the staff did not share that enthusiasm and did not deliver a customer friendly experience. My friend and I wanted to enjoy the Vegan Tasting menu that the chef had recommended. My friend inquired if the Vegan Tasting... More 

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Tiberias, Israel
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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Chic location, amazing atmoshpere. loved the place. great service, reasonable prices. book ahead, as you will not get a table at the last moment

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We very much enjoyed our Sunday Adventure prix fixed tasting menu. Not only was it interesting, creative, tasty and presented well, but it was a remarkable value, especially along with the wine tasting which accompanied the meal; the wine was amply poured with explanations offered by the server. We explained our dietary needs and were presented with five very interesting... More 

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Additional Information about Equinox

Address: 818 Connecticut Ave NW, Frnt 1, Washington DC, DC 20006
Phone Number: (202) 331-8118
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 818 Connecticut Ave NW, Frnt 1, Washington DC, DC 20006
    (I Street, N.W.)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: (202) 331-8118

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business

Description

Please come join Todd & Ellen Gray and the Equinox staff to delight in some of the seasons best flavors from the mid-atlantic region.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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