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Old Ebbitt Grill

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown / Chinatown
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675 15th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-5702 (15th between F and G)
+1 202-347-4800
8:30 am - 3:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Fri 7:30 am - 3:00 am
Sat 8:30 am - 3:00 am
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went here late afternoon, since it was around the corner from our hotel. Had been sightseeing all day, so we were dressed in casual attire. No wait to be seated, there were plenty of spots available. Hostess sat us at a tiny table, while many booths were available. She read the look on our faces and offered to seat us... More 

Thank jdbaus
Pismo Beach, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are traveling and my parents had never been here, so we stopped in for a cocktail after a day of sightseeing. Ended up grabbing soups and appetizer at the bar. Andrea our bartender was beyond fabulous! Good great as always, this is a winner!

Thank DuneDivaDB
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time , the waiter gave us 2 complimentary glasses of champagne. The food was excellent, service great and a wonderful anniversary,with my best friend, my wife of 43 years.

Thank Lionel C
Wheaton, Illinois
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The meal and beverages were very good. Our server left something to be desired as she was rather impatient with us. That was the only uncomfortable part of the experience.

Thank Jim25w644
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has been here forever and you can see why! Fabulous interior with beautiful art murals. Service was impeccable. Food amazing!! Oyster stew was to die for--worth every calorie!! Chicken Milanese was best ever!!! Loved it!!

Thank Amypickyeater
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food, good service, but the price a little expensive. Recommended for those in the White House.

Thank Naor P
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very crowed Great service from the time we walked to the time we left. Every person we came in contact with was great, this was impressive because of the crowd. Food was great

Thank T D
Clarksville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food, service and atmosphere were excellent. It was so good we visited twice while in DC. Got there early (4:30pm) and did not need a reservation. The prices were great compared to others in the area.

Thank TnSquireSLH
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here after meeting some people on a tour. It's a good job we went on our last night, as it was so good and very reasonable priced food was delicious, service was fab place is gorgeous, because if we had went our 1st night, I don't think we would have went anywhere else it was so good.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is always a line of people waiting to get in to this popular Washington establishment, but have no fear. If you head straight for the long winding bar to the right of the front door you can almost always find a stool to sit and be up close to the action. The bar has dark wood, low lighting, tall... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $40
American, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 3:00 am
8:30 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 675 15th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-5702
    (15th between F and G)
  • Public Transportation: Metro: Red Line to Metro Center, Orange/Blue to McPherson Square
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-347-4800
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?