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Bar Louie

$$ - $$$American, ,
701 7th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
+1 202-638-2460
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible13%
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“veggie wrap” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
701 7th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went in on a Thursday night around 845p, and it was not very busy. The 'seat yourself' sign should say, 'seat yourself in an area where hopefully if you're lucky somebody may serve you'. The initial table that I sat with was in a...More

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

Ate here before a Capitals’ Hockey game. Happy hour appetizer menu is limited - prices were ok. Service was great - loud music playing made it difficult to have a conversation at times. Food was yummy!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joeboo16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Bar Louie, after church, for their free Veterans Day meal. To supplement my gifted meal, I had coffee and their tortilla soup. Oh my goodness, that soup was fantastic!!! The best word to describe it is "fresh." The ingredients complimented each other...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elyse B
Reviewed September 20, 2018

I used to go on a somewhat regular basis until I took note of the level of service, very loud music, lack of wi-fi, and differences in food preparation between visits. A few weeks ago I went in for a bite. I was the only...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Esse D
BarL251, Manager at Bar Louie, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Esse - I am so sorry and embarrassed that you had such a terrible experience. That's not very hospitable, and I'm quite upset at the lack of professionalism and courtesy you were shown as a long time guest. Please reach out to me directly at...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Like the location and food, but the music is too loud... could not talk to my group members. The Manager refused to lower the volum, even with a few people inside.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JRFVoyages
Bar L, Manager at Bar Louie, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

We're sorry about the volume! We do like to play music, but we don't want it to interfere with your conversation. We'll review this with the management and see if we can make some adjustments for the next time. -PB

Reviewed July 5, 2018

I went on a friday evening while the restaurant was almost empty. It took five minutes or more to be acknowledged at the bar. There was only a few people at the bar. After waiving the barmaid down, I ordered my food. It took a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MissDivaDoll
Bar L, Manager at Bar Louie, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

We're so sorry to hear about the poor service! We're glad you still got to enjoy the flatbread, but we expect more from ourselves. We hope that you can give us another shot! -PB

Reviewed July 1, 2018

This is a fun place for a quick bite or catch a sporting event. Due to the location, I understand why it was crowded but that didn't bother us. The hostess was nice in assisting us. Our server was Brittani and she was amazing! Very...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank BeyondDreams101
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

We were a large and rowdy group, but the server was gracious and prompt. Great for waiting for a concert to start.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Bea_writer
Reviewed May 21, 2018

great location and great food. though it is a little pricey. they have very interesting drinks as well. have always had great service here.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Brooke K
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We and our friends decided to eat here and were told to sit anywhere when we arrived. So we did. And we waited. And we waited. No one came by to acknowledge us or anything. The one lady serving that area kept going back to...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JediTraveller
Bar L, Owner at Bar Louie, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

JediTraveller - Being ignored by one of our team members is unacceptable, no matter if we were busy or not. I'd love to speak to you directly about your experience so I can coach and direct the management team on what to look out for...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 7th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-638-2460
  • E-mail
Eat. Drink. Be Happy. What does it take to be a regular at Bar Louie Washington? An enjoyment of the craft and the desire to experience something out of the ordinary. From our Chicago roots, we've always known that having a comfortable place to hang out, get great drinks, scratch food, awesome music, and the best service was something special. We create every Bar Louie with all of that in mind. It might not seem like an easy task, but we want to make sure you have a great time, any time you decide to come in. We could make it easier on ourselves, but we live for the quality and uniqueness of what we create. From our handcrafted everything bar, to our scratch everything kitchen, it's in our DNA to be the best. We're at our best when you're having a great time. It may not be normal and it certainly isn't ordinary, but we believe you deserve more than ordinary. If you're not a regular yet... You will be.
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