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The Hamilton

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Sat, 2/23
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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District Wings
mumbo sauce
Fried Calamari
Thai sweet chili sauce, sesame seeds, scallions
Mezze Platter
hummus, spicy feta, baba ghanoush, toasted pita
Aguachile Tuna*
yuzu chili emulsion, orange, scallions, microgreens
Crispy Shrimp Tempura
crispy citrus slaw, Sriracha aïoli
Spanish Octopus (GF)
crispy fingerling potatoes, Castelvetrano olives, saffron aïoli, chorizo vinaigrette
Short Rib Poutine
french fries, cheddar cheese curds, gravy, scallions
roasted peppers, salsa verde, grilled sourdough
tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, radishes, harissa aioli
cranberry-walnut bread, seasonal accompaniments one...7. / three...18. / five...31.
Bayley Hazen Blue
raw cow - VT
pasteurized cow - CA
raw cow - VA
Harvest Moon
raw cow - NY
raw goat- VT
country sourdough, pickled vegetables, house-made mustard one...8. / two...14. / three...22.
Volpi, MO
Creminelli, UT
Dodge City Salame
Smoking Goose, IN
Prosciutto Americano
La Quercia, IA
Creminelli, UT
Soup of the Day
Clam Chowder
potatoes, bacon, Old Bay
Miso Soup (GF)
tofu, scallions, shiitake mushrooms, seaweed
romaine, Grana Padano, croutons
Fall Market
power blend lettuce, arugula, Asian pears, Honeycrisp apples, candied walnuts, Jasper Hill Farm cheese, white balsamic vinaigrette
House Salad (GF)
cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, lemon-basil vinaigrette
Brussels Sprout (GF)
toasted pine nuts, Pecorino-Romano, cranberries lemon mustard vinaigrette
Please see full sushi menu for additional items.
Tempura Bento
tempura shrimp, tempura bass, tempura oyster, tempura sweet potato, rice, mixed greens
Poke Bowl*
diced tuna, salmon, yellowtail, chili garlic sauce, rice, seaweed salad, crispy wonton, cucumber, edamame, pineapple salsa
Bento Trio*
spring roll, spicy crab roll, two pieces each of tuna, salmon, and yellowtail over rice
Tuna Bento*
spicy tuna roll, five pieces of tuna over rice, pepper tuna sashimi over mixed greens
Sushi Bento*
tuna, salmon, yellowtail, and white fish nigiri, firecracker roll, waloo sashimi over mixed greens
Classic Triple*
tempura shrimp, pineapple & lettuce roll, California roll, spicy tuna roll
Sashimi Bento* (GF)
two pieces each of salmon, white fish, and yellowtail sashimi, three pieces of tuna, California roll, soy salmon over mixed greens
Please note, pricing is for an appetizer or entrée portion size. Gluten-free pasta available, additional $2.
Mushroom Stroganoff
maitakes, cremini and oyster mushrooms, crème fraîche, Pamigiano-Reggiano, porcini campanelle
Bucatini Alle Vongole
littleneck clams, garlic, chili parsley, squid ink bucatini
Sausage Ragù
Berkshire pork, chili flakes, basil, Parmigiano-Reggiano, rigatoni
Fish & Chips
beer-battered cod, coleslaw, french fries, malt vinegar aïoli
Grilled Fish Tacos
red cabbage & fresno chili slaw, pico de gallo, cilantro-lime crema, shaved radishes, cilantro
Rice Bowl (GF)
grilled chicken breast, oven-roasted Brussels sprouts, butternut squash, apples, cranberries, pumpkin seeds, citrus-cranberry vinaigrette
Fried Blue Catfish
cornmeal-crusted, french fries, jalapeño hush puppies, coleslaw, Cajun remoulade
single $22.0
double $34.0
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
french fries, coleslaw, tartar
Vegan Cauliflower [GF]
quinoa, caper relish, pine nuts, golden raisins
Glazed Meatloaf
mashed potatoes, sautéed mushrooms, sautéed Swiss chard, bordelaise
Steak Frites*
Cedar River Farms® 8-oz. hanger steak, truffle-Pecorino Romano fries, watercress, malt vinegar aioli
Brick Chicken
creamy farro, butternut squash, crispy Brussels sprouts, sage, chicken jus
Cedar River Farms® Filet Mignon*
8-oz. steak, mashed potatoes, sautéed Swiss chard, bordelaise
Petite Tenderloin* (GF)
marinated tomatoes, bacon lardons, grilled red onion, Bayley Hazen Blue, sweet gem, ranch
Atlantic Salmon*
farro, winter wheat berries, quinoa, arugula, roasted butternut squash, Honeycrisp apples, candied walnuts, pomegranate seeds, fresh herbs, lemon-basil vinaigrette
Grilled Chicken Cobb (GF)
bacon lardons, blue cheese, hard boiled egg, roasted butternut squash, Honeycrisp apples, sweet gem, ranch
Falafel Fattoush
cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, hummus, romaine, sumac, crispy pita, lemon vinaigrette
Tempura Vidalia Onion Rings
Cajan remoulade
Chili Garlic Broccolini (GF)
Skillet Mac & Cheese
Vermont cheddar, buttered breadcrumbs
Brussels Sprouts [GF]
pancetta, pomegranate seeds
Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes [GF]
Roasted Fingerlings [GF]
garlic butter, parsley
The Hamilton is a 37,000 square feet, 500-seat restaurant and live entertainment venue offering three dining rooms, three bars and a sushi bar. The restaurant offers seasonal and regional American cuisine, for brunch, lunch, dinner, dessert, as well as a sushi menu. The Hamilton Live is the lower level 300-seat live music and entertainment venue offering nightly entertainment from local, national and international musicians.
$10 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Japanese, American, Bar, Sushi
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was amazing and so were the drinks & dessert. It was a bit crowded, maybe because it was President’s Day weekend, but the service was great. Our waitress Kelsey was awesome!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cgtd91
Reviewed 5 days ago

Awesome atmosphere and large variety of food. I've been to DC several times and this was my first time at this restaurant...wish I had been here before. Close to the White House, yummy sushi happy hour, and friendly/quick wait-staff. Would highly recommend!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Holly L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had my meal at the bar. The bartender was highly attentive, the beer she recommended was a great choice, and the soup and sushi were delicious. A little pricier than I expected for DC in this location.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BirdingFreak
Reviewed 1 week ago

Were headed elsewhere but the snow said stop here. Glad we did. Seating was needlessly delayed for 15 minutes by hostesses who really didn't seem like they wanted to be at work. But when seated the service was very good. She was there when needed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bjhmd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened to be in the area and saw the restaurant. The decor lured us in. The food was good, especially at first bite. Great location, trendy name for sure.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Beverly H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I love the Hamilton. It’s got a wide menu with great options. Fried deviled eggs were awesome when they had them last year. The menu changes enough that you can return. Drinks are strong enough to be worth the money (as far...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MichaelJamesCole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to many live concerts and The Hamilton Live is the best venue in the Washington area. It is a small venue with an intimate feel. It is a beautiful space with friendly, attentive staff. It has the best food of any performance venue...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BeatleFanFCB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was fine. Service was inattentive, let you sit for long periods with no check backs. If you wanted or needed anything, too bad. Food cold by the time they came around. Couldn’t even make eye contact with the bussers. Disappointing, had heard great things.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 260marybethg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In complete honesty, the reason my family and I decided to eat at this restaurant when we went to DC in November was because my younger sister is obsessed with Hamilton (the musical), and it was for her birthday. The food was average at best....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank oliviayoung99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is very classic, with leather sofas and old style paintings. The bar looks magnificent. The menu is unusually large, with everything from brunch to burgers to sushi! We came for Sunday brunch and were very happy with the eggs Benedict and the claim...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Julia P
June 10, 2017|
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Response from Lori I | Reviewed this property |
Our dinner for two cost $72 without alcoholic beverages.
Kathleen C
August 30, 2016|
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Yes there is room to stand, but not much and there was a dance floor in front of the band. Have fun!
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