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Dr. Granville Moore's Brickyard

Capitol Hill
American, Belgian, European
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1238 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4445
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner

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    4 of 5 stars
Great beer!

So lovely to have excellent Belgian beer menu. Come, drink, relax, be happy. I hear the brunch is outstanding and the mussels even better. Come here and have a beer while waiting for your table at Toki.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2015
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Providence, Rhode Island
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I lived in DC for 4 years and Granville Moore's was always one of my favorite places to eat and bring friends. It's definitely a hole in the wall but the food is delicious and the beer selection is wonderful. This is a great place for a small group of people (4-6) as there are large booths and bar seating... More 

Thank Emily W
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

So lovely to have excellent Belgian beer menu. Come, drink, relax, be happy. I hear the brunch is outstanding and the mussels even better. Come here and have a beer while waiting for your table at Toki.

Thank A S
Milpitas, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Granville Moore's has always been a DC favorite for me for the past 5 years. I have always gone here for the mussels. That said, my recent visit this past weekend disappointed me greatly. I don't know if mussels are not in season right now, but they were considerably SMALL. They were probably close to a third of the size... More 

Thank Francis E
Miami, Florida, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

In an "evolving" neighborhood not connected by the metro, we made our way by bus and were a little put-off upon entering what looked like a dark "dive-bar". But excellent friendly service and a very well-prepared brunch menu made us forget the kind of depressing atmosphere in a hurry. Great shrimp & grits, fried chicken sandwich and bison burger topped... More 

1 Thank PaulSnood
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Based on ratings and reviews, our expectations were not met. Not even close. Granville Moore's appears to be more bar than restaurant, at least on the first level. Must make reservations through open table for guaranteed seating. No tables available Friday or Saturday night so we opted for Sunday brunch instead. After 3 days of looking forward to Marinere Mussels,... More 

Thank SuzUNCG
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Dump of a place in a rough neighborhood. Food was mediocre at brunch. Service was good and attentive. I don't understand the ratings and why it made top 10 for brunch in DC. You can do much better elsewhere for the price and not feel like you needed a fire arm on the street. Not for families or special occasions.

Thank PaMpm27
Stafford, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We visited Dr. Granville's before having dinner at another restaurant close by. At 5:30 we were sent upstairs as there were no spaces at the downstairs bar. The tables were reserved for dinner guests (hint make a reservation to avoid a very long wait). The staircase is very narrow and not ADA accessible, and it feels like you are going... More 

Thank jayhawkinva
Oswego, New York
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Ate here last night for the first time. Divy, brick-walled, narrow dining area is deceptive -- you would never guess that this place serves possibly the best mussels in DC. I wasn't craving anything in particular, but when I saw that they'd won the City Paper award for best mussels for eight years in a row, the decision was easy.... More 

Thank ExileInPoohville
Alexandria, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The brisket hash was amazing. Can't beat bloody Mary's with bacon in them! Reservations are recommended.

Thank Alwaysawigirl
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

If you're new to the Atlas district, don't comment on the size of the restaurants. They are old homes. Narrow homes. Focus on the food. The food is good and the authentic hipster, non-lumber-sexual vibe is refreshing. Eat some mussels. Enjoy a nice beer. People watch. Done.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1238 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4445
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: 202-399-2546

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Belgian, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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