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2007 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-7562 (Upper Northwest)
202-797-7171
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Ranked #420 of 2,682 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Walking distance from the U Street/Cardozo metro on the green line
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English first
Alexandria, Virginia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We came here for brunch to celebrate our son's 21st birthday and no one was disappointed. Our server Julian was fabulous and gave our son a free mimosa as well as a free toffee cake dessert with a candle. The toffee cake was so good that we ordered two more of them for the table. But we cannot say enough... More

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Beverly Hills, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

this place is on prime DC real estate at the corner of 14th and U Streets. we made reservations for 8 people on a saturday (a prime and crowded night) the tuesday before. we had nice drinks upstairs in the lounge/party area prior to dinner at 8:45 and then we went downstairs to the restaurant area. we ended up with... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It's a great funky space that tries to straddle the line between a bistro and a bar with three (3!) outdoor bars on the roof. We had the private room to ourselves, which was great.

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Odenton, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I really enjoy the rooftop patio. It's a nice place to hangout with friends. The food is okay, I really like the different condiments that accompany the french fries, but that's about all. The food is pricey too.

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were looking for a restaurant for dinner and came across Marvin ranked one of the best in town. We decided to try it out, nice chic atmosphere, the seafood was great. With the rooftop bar upstairs, pretty good, fun vibe overview. Definitely recommend it for a classy night out in town.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I had to check it out while on a dinner date the other night. Had to because my brother is a Bar Back here. I am not bias though a bar is a bar after all. Witnessed a throw up scene on the wall but I must say they cleaned it up and took care of the responsible party with... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I came to Marvin's for the first time on a Friday with coworkers. I had a great time! The bartender made THE best Patron Margaritas and we also had a sampling for all appetizers. The staff was friendly and the atmosphere was amazing. The bathrooms are unisex and very clean. I was surprised. I would come back again!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

One of my favorites off U Street and a typical go-to destination for an after work dinner out. Always been pleased with the service and the space – and just love the food. I've never been disappointed with anything they've served. A great place to go with friends, or on a date. Weekends are often extremely busy, especially the upstairs outdoor... More

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We really enjoyed Marvin. In the cool U St. neighborhood -- diverse, alive and the home of Duke Ellington -- it has dark walls and a dignified atmosphere... and nice service. Fantastic ribs (perhaps the best I have ever had), good fried chicken and waffles. Didn't try the mussels, but they looked good. Upstairs, there is a roof deck crammed... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went there last week at happy hour to meet a friend. The bar was busy with 20 somethings. Very hot spot for the young. The bartenders were attentive, but over poured the drinks. The food, ribs and grilled shrimp with grits were very good. the prices were high for the amount of food. The atmosphere, top outside deck was... More

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Additional Information about Marvin

Address: 2007 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-7562
Phone Number: 202-797-7171
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 5:30 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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