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Sequoia

3000 K St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-5109
(202) 944-4200
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Ranked #1,016 of 2,626 restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 30th
Transit: Ten minute walk from the Foggy Bottom Metro Station (Orange/Blue lines)
Description: The jewel of the Washington Harbour, Sequoia remains a landmark of fine dining by the Potomac. Our culinary team creates innovative, modern American fare. Coupled with panoramic views of the Kennedy Center, the Watergate, Memorial and Key Bridges and the flotilla of boats passing by, Sequoia creates an unforgettable dining experience. Please note all reservations are for inside only. Dining on the patio is seated on a first come first serve basis.
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Horrible experience, orders were messed up and the food came out cold, manager was rude ! Highly disappointed the view can't compensate for the horrible experience

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Abingdon, MD
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

If I were just rating the view and the great time with friends....it would be 5 stars. Our waiter was very abrupt...rushing us to order...tossed the bread basket down with a thud....later brought butter after 3 requests......ETC We are laid back...pretty easy to please...but the 4 of us were quite unsettled at our waiter's demeanor. He has been a waiter... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Great location on the edge of Georgetown, and on the river edge. Very good food, indoor and outdoor dining, with pre dinner drinks area outdoors as well. Slightly more formal facilities, although smart casual was very appropriate.

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Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Superb view too. The overall menu is nothing special so I understand the average rating if this place. But, to be fair, the seafood is very good. Fresh, authentic, nicely served. The staff is attentive and professional giving you the "I like your company, have some more food, enjoy"-feeling. Recommended, if you stick to sea..

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Fairfield, OH
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Although the menu was a little limited and $$ , the seating outside is gorgeous. Beautiful view overlooking the Potomac River. Loved eating dinner outside. Great service as well.

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DC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My 78 year old mom visited us, and we took her out to the waterfront where my daughter used to row. Perhaps not the best idea as the heat was oppressive. At the harbor, she became faint, and we needed to find a restaurant with air conditioning for a late lunch. We found a place in the shade, and I... More

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Beachburg, Ontario
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We ate at this restaurant two nights in a row. The food was fantastic, the scenery beautiful and our waitress, Pamela was friendly and very efficient. We highly recommend this restaurant.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Tempting though it may be to dine at this waterfront restaurant - with its floor-to-ceiling windows that offer amazing views of the Potomac River - save yourself the money. You can do better. Prices at Sequoia are about $30/person for a dinner entree, and the food is subpar. Not terrible, mind you, but certainly not worth the price. Our "Peel... More

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63 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Sequoia is nice for a casual meal by the waterfront although in is a bit pricey. The food is above average but not great. I had the whole fish special and my wife had the Pork chop. Oysters were good as was the house salad. If it wasn't for the location I would not return. The waterfront is a happening... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was a great place to have drinks and dinner on the water. Service was good. We order starters and enjoyed the view. Will go back.

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