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Clyde's

3236 M St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3671 (Upper Northwest)
+1 202-333-9180
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Ranked #111 of 2,646 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
Cross street: Wisconsin Avenue
Transit: Nearest Metro Stop is Roslyn or Foggy Bottom/GW. Both are a 15-minute walk, or a quick ride on the Circulator (Red Bus), or on the 30, 32, 34, 36 or 38 Metrobus from Foggy Bottom.
Description: Opened in 1963, Clyde's of Georgetown qualifies as an institution. This animated tavern in the heart of Washington's most famous neighborhood popularized saloon food and practically invented Sunday brunch. More than 50 years later, Clyde's continues the tradition, serving classic American cuisine to Georgetown locals and famous faces while passers-by stop in and mingle at the long oak bar. The re-designed interior is an open invitation to the restaurant's life and times with its many travel posters, paintings, and bronze statues. Clyde's of Georgetown remains a Washington classic.
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Madrid, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Nice brasserie in Georgetown area. Brasserie style food with great beef and crab choices. local beer, very good, as well as the easy yet attentive service. Enjoy it!

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

After reading reviews on Trip Advisor, and finding that Clydes was within walking distance from our hotel, we decided to try it. For the most part it was a wonderful choice. We loved the mussels! A member of our party had never had mussels. After trying mine, she wanted more. We also had the empanadas. They were bland and heavy.... More

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Washington DC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Popped in to Clyde's in Georgetown for lunch on Sunday. Was pleasantly surprised. Service was excellent and the food was very good. The menu seemed better than I remembered. I had shrimp tacos (appetizer) and they were delicious. Shrimp was grilled nicely and the tacos had great flavor. Also had a house salad which was large and very fresh. My... More

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Northern Ireland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Went here on our first night in Washington after reading the reviews on tripadvisor. We were disappointed, the food was good, service was good and the the bill wasn't too pricey.

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Shoreview, Minnesota
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I was part of sightseeing tour and we were late for our reservation by almost 30 minutes. Clyde's was ready for us with a couple of waiters and they got everyone's order quickly and correctly. Although I only had a bacon cheese burger it was excellent, done exactly the way I ordered. Everyone was very pleased with the service and... More

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Houston, Texas
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106 reviews 106 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

The food was just ok, the crab cakes were mediocre and dry (although they were considered their specialty) we have the chili nachos for starters was was just okay and my friend had the cheeseburger which was small and just okay. We were there on a Monday so enjoyed the $15 bottle of wine Monday and got a decent white... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We went to this restaurant because it was on a list supplied by our hotel. Not we expected at all. Charming surroundings and definitely nothing over the top. We had salmon and vegetables, which were very good, together with a glass of tasty draught beer. Reasonable cost, excellent service so a very good choice.

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Benton, Arkansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

The wood atmosphere is beautiful! Waitstaff was very nice. Our food was very good.....fried calamari appetizer was our favorite. We would return to eat here again.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great food and service. The wine list was phenomenal! And in Georgetown! Wonderful meal all around...

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Greenville, North Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Beautiful surroundings, super food, great service. A group of girlfriends visiting DC for the weekend ended up at Clyde 's in China Town at the recommendation of the hotel. Good advice on their part and glad we listened. Highly recommend this place!

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