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Capitol City Brewing Co.

1100 New York Ave NW, Frnt 1, Washington DC, DC 20005-6173 (Downtown / Chinatown)
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Ranked #255 of 2,701 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $30
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: H & 11th
Transit: The Metro is in walking distance of Capitol City Brewing Company! Metro Center is the closest metro stop to us and its only 2 blocks away.
Description: Capitol City Brewing Co. opened its doors in 1992 as the first brew pub in our nation's capitol since prohibition, thus giving its citizens and its many visitors the freedom to enjoy some of the finest hand-crafted beer in the country. On the front of our menu is the symbol of freedom, the Lady Liberty, a statue found atop our namesake, the United States Capitol. Nestled in the heart of Washington's rejuvenated downtown, this location has become a local landmark for celebrating great beer and food with family and friends. We have always taken great pride in our beer so come in and enjoy a cold pint of our very best and match it to one of the many menu selections tailored to the brews we serve.
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We had a long day of travelling and found this place right across the street from our hotel. We always check trip advisor for reviews and it looked ok. I would agree with most of the reviews only for the service we received from our waiter. The hostess was lovely and showed us to a table. The drinks and food... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went on a Saturday over Thanksgiving weekend - was pleased with atmosphere and food - reasonable prices and good beer - a family night and all ages enjoyed

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Montgomery, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Fried Calamari was small and was probably microwaved from a bag. Ahi Tuna from the salad was cold and probably pre-cooked. Waitress was unattentive and rude. Ate on 14 DEC at 9PM.

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Felton, Delaware
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Had a work party for 48 and had only 2 servers and 1 bartender. We were there 3 hours for dinner which made us late for our trolley tour. Food was good but how you only have 2 servers when you knew you had a large party?

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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156 reviews 156 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

First of all, the beers were amazing. We really enjoyed the wide selection and there were many choices for each pallet type. The food wasn't bad either. It is what you would expect from a pub type restaurant. Can get pretty crowded and space at the bar is at a premium.

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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We chose the brewery as it was within walking distance from our hotel. My husband and I both enjoyed our dinner, fish & chips and ribs. They were fairly busy, but we didn't wait long for our food.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Had an evening meal with my family, we all had different options from the menu, which ranged from the kids burger to a flat iron steak. All of us enjoyed what we had ordered and were full up by the end. They also have a great selection of beer on offer so worth visits if you just need a pint.... More 

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Saipan, Mariana Islands
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The place is awesome however a few things need to be worked on which is making the place accessible with regard to the 2nd. floor private room. One of my friends is in a wheel chair. In lieu of this the staff were great in helping out and bring us around the building into the emergency backdoor. As for the... More 

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Westbury, New York
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The bar area was crowded - which was expected on a Saturday night. Our 30 minute wait was in reality 15 minutes, Friendly service, good selection of food that was better than expected - I was expecting "plain" I got "great" food. Good beer selection. And it was kid / family friendly

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Patchogue, New York
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117 reviews 117 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Our 2nd time here & everything was as good as we remembered. My husband tried the sampler beers - it had the largest tasting glasses I have ever seen in a sampler & the brews were very good. We had the Crab Dip appetizer & Crab Cakes - all very good. The address is on New York, but the entrance... More 

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Additional Information about Capitol City Brewing Co.

Address: 1100 New York Ave NW, Frnt 1, Washington DC, DC 20005-6173
Phone Number: 202-628-2222
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 30
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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