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Proper 21

1319 F Street North West, Washington DC, DC 20004-1106
+1 202-847-3674
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“truffle fries” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1319 F Street North West, Washington DC, DC 20004-1106
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to eat. Close to the Warner Theater. Menu changes with the season. Truffle fries are amazing. I had the grilled chicken which was great. Our server was Mike who took care of everything we needed without hovering. Prices were good. To summarize, great...More

Thank Bobbie A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a late night visit after arriving in DC Overall this was a good place to have a quick bite and a decent, but pricey local beer. Food I had Chili and Wings and both were flavourful and came out hot. The portions of...More

Thank TheTravelDoctor2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a business trip to DC, I stopped by on a Monday night. It was margarita and taco night. The House margaritas were good for the $5.00 price. The tacos were excellent (3:00 each). I had 2 fish tacos and one Spicy chicken. They were...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for a co-worker's birthday lunch. The decor was all black and white but very modern and beautiful. I ordered some delicious fish tacos. Our server was attentive and not overbearing. There were several items on the menu that I would try again...More

Thank DMVTraveler62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This modern bar is certainly worthy of my earldom awarded fifth star usually reserved for overall PERFECT experiences. In a nutshell, everyone loved (LOVED!) their food. The ceviche was an absolutely delicious and by far our favorite dish. The vibe was cool with a mid-20s...More

Thank Bea L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had reservations for dinner along the same street that Proper 21 is on, so we stopped in here for happy hour prior. It was a very busy Friday evening happy hour around 5:15PM when we went in, but we were lucky enough to find...More

Thank J E
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This was one of the best dinners I've had in D.C. in a long time. The place has a great vibe, and is a mix of a sports bar, a lounge and a restaurant. The food and service was phenomenal, and it's a perfect place...More

Thank Awahlberg
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Had the opportunity to have cocktails one night, great bar and friendly staff. Had dinner and drinks the next night, great food and service. However, we were seated next to a pre-wedding party that was really loud. We could hardly hear our own conversations. If...More

1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We went on a Tuesday when the special was half priced bottles of Rose’, which was perfect after a long day of traveling. Great service here. The vibe is more like a bar than restaurant. There appeared to be many people stopping in after work....More

1  Thank LadyfromtheBoot
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Popped over from the WeWork. 6 of us with a great server Justice. Had the buffalo wings, ribs, dips, crab dip (split opinion of best and mediocre. Very cheesy) and sliders. Great drinks served as cold as I wanted. Dessert of root beer floats (would...More

1  Thank Urbanfarmgrl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1319 F Street North West, Washington DC, DC 20004-1106
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-847-3674
  • E-mail
Proper 21, brought to DC from the New York City restaurateurs Rob Zahn and Will Strozier that own Manhattan Proper and Proper West, opened in early October 2016. Located at 1319 F Street NW, Proper 21 is a high end sports bar serving All American classics with a gourmet twist created by Executive Chef Steve Forbes. Proper 21 is the third location of NIEUW Group Inc. Like its predecessors, located in New York City, Proper 21 serves contemporary American cuisine. The space maintains the modern aesthetic and New York style of the Manhattan locations, which have best been described as Tom Ford meets Thomas Edison. The restaurant provides the best audio & visual for sports, corporate functions, nightlife and other events.
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