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1200 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6802 (M St.)
+1 202-331-7310
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Jose, California
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401 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were a party of 8 so it was tricky to find a place that would accommodate us with a reservation on a Saturday night and not charge us very high prices in Foggy Bottom. Grillfish seemed to fit the bill. Our evening started with cordial and responsive service and a reasonable menu. Our food was good. The downside was... More 

Thank gosaka
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a lovely birthday celebration for a coworker complete with great food, and great service. Buba made sure that we had everything we needed including making sure the vegan in our group had a good and interesting meal. The noise level was very low so we could hear each other and had fun conversations. It was the first time... More 

Thank Hungry410
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a uber to this place because of its ranking on TripAdvisor but were disappointed by the attitude of the waiter with a long face. I would not recommend wrapping up a holiday in DC with this.

Thank haobo_yang
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked to this restaurant from our hotel and really enjoyed the experience. Corn meal fried oysters to start were incredible followed by mussels over linguine in a spicy marinara sauce. She had a mixed grill of mahi-mahi, sword fish, salmon, scallops and shrimp prepared with a rub & wood-fire grilled. All were fantastic along with white wine and an... More 

Thank Michael G
New Haven, Connecticut
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88 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A for atmosphere, not to noisy. Food was average. Ginger calamari was easy but greasy. Had lobster fra diavlo - they grilled the lobster and mine came out blackened at the edges which ruined the linguine as the dish was tainted with a burnt taste - I noticed other diner whom had ordered the same without the charred result. Haddock... More 

Thank Carencaren
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here for a large business (more social) dinner. The atmosphere was great... and the food was even better! The Desserts (sundae, cheesecake) was as good as I've ever had! Bubba (our server) gets a shout out too ;) ask for Bubba!

Thank Cbass03
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic dinner- oysters, best scallops ever served with cooked spinach and a crab carbonara dish. Good wine list, great service. Mango key lime pie for dessert, a little tart, a little sweet, great finish to great meal.

Thank Tedds1219
Middletown, Connecticut
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waiter, Bubba, was awesome!! He was attentive, accommodating, and when we brought an issue to his attention, he took care of it right away!! When you've given up red meat for Lent and your family is enjoying Strip Loin and NY Strip steaks...😔Thankfully the chicken piccata over linguine and kale caesar salad were scrumptious!!! 😀

Thank dcbeamon
Delray Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great seafood menu and excellent service make this restaurant worth the trip. In addition to the expected oysters on the half shell and crab cakes as one would expect, Grillfish features multiple grilled fish options (the rainbow trout with coconut curry sauce was outstanding), chowders and various pasta sauces. Our server, Bubba, was a wonderful source of information about the... More 

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Winter Park
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The bread and rosemary butter were the best part of the meal. The bread was perfect. The beet salad could have used more oranges, arugula and dressing to offset the beets. The seafood chowder was just weird. My daughter really wanted to like it but it was too weird. Hard to describe. Waiter was professional and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $45
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6802
    (M St.)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line -Dupont Circle. 19th street exit, walk down 19th St. to M St., turn right. 2 and a half blocks to the corner of New Hampshire & M St. Blue/Orange Line -Foggy Bottom/GWU. Go left toward Washington Circle. Walk across Washington Circle to New Hampshire Ave. Walk 2 blocks on New Hampshire to the corner of New Hampshire & M St.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-331-7310
We source the finest, sustainable & local ingredients to create handcrafted food & beverages. Our setting is unmatched and the best casual, neighborhood dining in the West End. The bar is ornately decorated with massive mirrors, large columns and a multitude of glowing candles. These, along with the open kitchen where flames leap from the grill, create a warmth and intimacy in a casual atmosphere.

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