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Carving Room

300 Massachusetts Ave NW, intersection of 4th and H NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2640
+1 202-525-2116
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“pastrami” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 Massachusetts Ave NW, intersection of 4th and H NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2640
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This wasn't close to my hotel, but based after seeing it on Food Network as well as some recommendations, I felt it was worth trying. I had the pastrami poblano sandwich as well as their cigar appetizer which is chorizo, corned beef, and a Moroccan...More

Thank munseahawk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After doing some DC sightseeing, my wife and I visited here based on being on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (and supported by Trip Advisor reviews). It lived up to the hype. They do some fine gourmet sandwiches. I had the steak and egg burger--a trinity...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a few times of walking by, my husband and I decided to pop in for lunch. What a great decision. As soon as you walk in the ambience is friendly and inviting. The decor is rustic and modern. Exposed ceiling, concrete bar top, wood...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Any time I get a chance, I search out places that have been on Triple-D as I have never been disappointed. I was lucky enough to be able to visit The Carving Room and I am really glad I did. It’s in an easy to...More

Thank Ken F
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

The food was great! We went here on our office lunch break. You order once you walk in the door and receive a sign with a number on it that you place on your table. We only waited about 5 minutes from sitting down to...More

Thank rhenness11
Reviewed July 11, 2018

We decided to check Carving Room out after seeing it on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. We had a great brunch here, and the restaurant was wonderfully accommodating with our toddler. They expedited her meal, and even brought her something to colour with. The meal was...More

Thank Alycia M
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Really unique menu with a nice variety of food from healthy to feel good. Craft beers and nice bar. Decent proximity to Capital One Center before the Caps games

Thank Gregory W
Reviewed April 19, 2018

We stopped by here with friends when in D.C. recently for lunch. The large menu includes a number of unusual and delicious-sounding sandwiches, as well as more typical ones. After placing our orders at the counter, we found a high-top table by a window to...More

Thank CBW47
Reviewed April 12, 2018

The Carving Room was recommended to us by a staff member of the National Building Museum......a great recommendation, for sure! The Carving Room is located near many of Washington's tourist sites so that was helpful to us while trying to navigate the city. The menu...More

1  Thank LivinglifeinPA
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Great deli/bar. Went with the family for lunch. Great Ruben sandwich and good kids menu. Corned beef was excellent. This is an easy location to get to while doing the sites around the capital.

1  Thank MF S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Massachusetts Ave NW, intersection of 4th and H NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2640
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-525-2116
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A neighborhood kitchen specializing in house cured meats, homemade sides and pickled vegetables. Full bar features 10 draft beers and signature libations. Happy hour Mon-Fri 4pm-7pm and daily specials
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