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Served with your choice of french fries, fruit, mixed greens salad, or small Caesar salad. Burgers are served on sesame seed bun. Top your burger with caramelized onions, sautéed mushrooms or chili, additional 0.59 each. Gluten-free bread available, additional 1.99.
Clyde's Classic Burger*
American, Swiss, blue, cheddar, pepper Jack or Muenster
American, Swiss, blue, cheddar, pepper Jack, or Muenster
Bacon Pimento Cheeseburger*
house-made pimento cheese, lettuce, tomato, potato bun
cheddar cheese, pickled red onion, pickled jalapeno, hot pepper mayo, lettuce, tomato, potato bun
Lentil & Quinoa Burger (V)
caramelized onions, cremini mushrooms, Swiss, power lettuce blend, multigrain kaiser roll
grilled chicken breast, bacon, Muenster, sesame seed bun
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
coleslaw, tartar sauce, potato bun
spicy slaw, hot pepper mayo, blue cheese crumbles, potato roll
hot pastrami, Muenster, coleslaw, Thousand Island, pumpernickel
shaved roast beef, gruyere cheese, baguette, au jus
Established in 1856, the Old Ebbitt Grill was a favorite of Presidents Grant, Cleveland, Harding, and Theodore Roosevelt. The restaurant's decor is comprised of a Beaux-Arts facade, mahogany and velvet booths, and bars set in marble, brass, and beveled glass. Old Ebbitt serves a diverse selection of food including steaks, seafood, pasta, sandwiches, and also features an Oyster Bar with oysters form both coasts. Open early for breakfast and weekend brunch, and serving lunch, dinner and a late-night menu. Private and semi-private dining rooms including a rooftop overlooking the monuments and The White House.
Best meal in DC! Crab cakes are a must. The staff recommended the meatloaf, and I always take local advice. It was fantastic. Ended with key lime pie, since we can’t get “real” key lime pie in Maine. It was a taste explosion. I’d fly...down just for dinner at Old Ebbitt Grill!More
We dined here with a business associate. The service was superb. The ambiance was old time Washington D.C. with plenty of wood and leather. We enjoyed the cheese sampler appetizer and the walrus plate appetizer as well. Dinner was great as was the dessert.
My husband and I ALWAYS make a point to visit J-Luke at Old Ebbit whenever we are in DC. We are definitely guilty of going twice in one weekend! From the first time we met J-Luke a few years ago he has made us feel...like family. He not only serves up great food and drink with a smile, he makes a point to introduce folks to each other at the bar and gets a real buzz going like a small neighborhood establishment, only in the heart of the city across from the Whitehouse! We highly encourage stopping in - tell him Erin and Paul from Boston sent you!More