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529 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20045 (Downtown / Chinatown)
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Ranked #165 of 2,710 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 14th & F
Transit: Take Metro to the Metro Center Station. We are located on the corner of 14th and F. Enter on the 14th street side under the awning for the National Pres Building, and take the elevators to the 13th Floor. Ask the front desk attendant for the Fourth Estate Restaurant.
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English first
Northern Virginia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We went here last night for our 5th anniversary. We also had the Travel Zoo certificate. I usually don't like to use those things, especially for a special occasion, but they treated us so nicely (despite having the coupon) and kept wishing us a happy anniversary! When we got there, the manager wished us a happy anniversary and said that... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We went here on a Travel Zoo certificate and were pleasantly surprised by the ambiance, food, and service. The service was exceptional!The food was excellent! I had the filet mignon and my husband opted for crab cakes. Being from Baltimore, he was hesitant. However, he said they were delicious! I loved everything about my experience. I would definitely recommend!

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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We used our Travelzoo voucher for dinner at this restaurant and was very happy with the food and service. I had the steak and my husband had the salmon. Both were exceptionable. All the staff was very friendly and took care of us. I even took a picture of my husband's entree. The arrangement on his plate was like viewing... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We had a chance to check this place out with a Travelzoo certificate. It was great for $49 we each had a salad, an entree and a glass of wine - plus we had a chance to check out the National Press Club - what more can you ask for. Hubby had the crab cakes which he said were very... More 

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Washington DC
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73 reviews 73 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I had never heard of this sandwich, but it was so good. I am not a member, but a friend is and we met for a nice lunch.

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Charlotte Hall, Maryland
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We decided to take a chance and purchased a Travelzoo voucher (two appetizers, two entrees, two glasses of wine) for this restaurant and I am thrilled we did. I had the crab cake platter and they were amazing! I am a bit of a "crab cake snob" being from Southern Maryland and these did not disappoint. I had two generously... More 

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Wilmington, NC
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I dined here, based on a recommendation from a friend. When we arrived at 7:00 pm, there were only two tables occupied. We almost left, but are glad we stayed. The service was excellent, timely, but not oppressive. I ordered the pork tenderloin with browned butter, mashed potatoes, and a grilled (caramelized) zucchini with feta and mint.... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Ambiance was disappointing. Very plain. Excellent service though. Crab cakes and lamb was very good. Unfortunately the waiter recommended the steak dinner and I was extremely disappointed with it.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Enter on 14th; take elevator to 13th; find this gem of a restaurant for lunch or dinner. Do not miss the gallery of world class photos in the halls...a pictorial history of US govt and media of past 60 years. For lunch we had crab sandwich, hamburger. Both came w unique salads. Good food and value. A return trip for... More 

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70 reviews 70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I was excited to find this place at the National Press Club. It used to be a private restaurant only for members but is now open to the public. We made a reservation and when we got there there was absolutely nobody there! A Wednesday about 7:15 PM ( eventually another couple arrived). It is a nice dining room with... More 

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Additional Information about Fourth Estate

Address: 529 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20045
Phone Number: 202.662.7638
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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