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The Source

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Downtown / Chinatown
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575 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington DC, DC (6th Street)
Metro to Archives/ Navy Memorial
202-637-6100
Website
Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Fine Dining
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 116
    Excellent
  • 82
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
loved the food and atmosphere of the place, just wonderful

this was such a fantastic meal, i wanted to go back the next night and eat it all over again... i had the lacquered duck, and OMG, WTH, it was amazing... to bad i had to fly out, but this place is top of my list to hit again. only complaint, WAY too few affordable wines. My company has strict... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Paul_Woods_Algenol
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Naples, Florida, United States
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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266 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Naples, Florida, United States
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

this was such a fantastic meal, i wanted to go back the next night and eat it all over again... i had the lacquered duck, and OMG, WTH, it was amazing... to bad i had to fly out, but this place is top of my list to hit again. only complaint, WAY too few affordable wines. My company has strict... More 

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Houston, Texas
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120 reviews 120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We walked through the downstairs, packed with trendy your people, to get to the upstairs dining room, which was also quite crowded, but primarily with conferees. Our appetizers were outstanding, mine was a fish dish with Indian spices. Our mains were also exceptional. My wife said her rack of lamb was one of the best she'd ever had. My scallops... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This review is long overdue. I went there for dinner on December 29.2014 to celebrate my wife's birthday. The staff made sure to pamper us. A nice table to personalized menu wishing happy birthday. We had Tuna Tartare , Scallop and Shrimp Sui Mai , Crspy Suckling Pig / Entrees - Lacquered Chinese Duckling , Colorado Lamb Chops , Fried... More 

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Denver, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great compliment to the museum next door. Excellent asian type cuisine by Wolfgang Puck. Excellent service and courteous staff. Well worth paying a bit more.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I was expecting a great deal from this restaurant given the positive reviews it has received. We went during lunch in December 2014 and each ordered from the set menu plus some additional items from their a la carte menu (dim sum). The taste is okay, but nothing to write home about. The problem was that they didn't have the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

I plan my trips to DC with dinner at The Source. But this trip was different. It is always loud there and I can live with that. But we were celebrating something special and given a special menu but where they say us had holes in the seats. And the servers knew! They didn't even pretend it was the first... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We went to Wolfgang Puck's The Source for brunch this past Saturday and it was to die for! The menu was even reasonably priced, with the choice of five or 8 small plates and huge cocktails. We actually lucked out because the wait staff brought us three dishes we had either ordered and already consumed (the incredible chicken wings) or... More 

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Quito
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183 reviews 183 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The place is fabuluos located in Downtown D.C. The service was excelent the fusion of I would say Asian, peruvian cuisine was also excelnt The only fault i found was the Pisco i asked for was not so good otherwise everything was good. I read in the menu that from 4:00 p.m to 5:00 you have 3 dishes for US... More 

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Alabama
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We have tried a lot of different restaurants in DC, but had never ventured out of our French-cuisine/American-fare comfort zones until tonight. Wolfgang Puck's perfectly crafted dishes offer the perfect blend of Asian-American spices, sauces, and pairings. We split the Crystal Garlic Chive Dumplings for our appetizer. This dish was way more than enough for our party of 2 as... More 

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Washington DC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

If you are in DC, be sure to plan dinner or lunch at The Source, by Wolfgang Puck. You won't be sorry. It's right behind the Newseum.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 575 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington DC, DC
    (6th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Metro to Archives/ Navy Memorial
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 202-637-6100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
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
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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