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Charlie Palmer Steak

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National Mall
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101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001 (Louisiana and First Streets)
+1 202-547-8100
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came to Charlie Palmer Steak for our anniversary last year and decided to return this year. We were happy to see that the service, food and experience was just as good, if not actually better than last year! This restaurant has got some of the most amazing service, the waiter was very attentive and on the spot! The assistants... More 

Thank J E
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Exquisite and modern surroundings, quite breathe taking; just like a scene out of a movie. Superb ambience, elegant and sophisticated in the superlative sense. The 1- lb cold lobster appetiser was beautifully prepared and presented. I like the Maryland fish cakes. My friends had steak, lamb and Chilean sea bass. Again was superb. The cream brûlée dessert was very large... More 

Thank Edmund L
Washington, DC
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant, great service. Also, great prices. This is an excellent place to go when someone else is picking up the bill

Thank DCsunseeker
Lexington, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great steakhouse worth visiting, but the menu also has many other options for non meat eaters as well. All of the sides were excellent, and the service was outstanding.

Thank Lexington44
durham, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here on business dinner. Room is attractive, though the large cloth lamp shades are looking dated. Oyster appetizer was nice, as was the steak. The stuffed potato side dish, recommended by our obsequious waiter, was terrible. Not easy to screw this up to this degree. Overall, given the nice steak, I thought this place was OK, though rather expensive.

Thank bryan c
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Great upscale dining experience. Service is great, as is the food. The location is fantastic, right across from the Capitol.

Thank StressfreeNDC
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Awesome food, phenomenal wine list, brilliant service by talented servers. I think this is the best place to eat in DC

Thank Nick H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

We ate excellent steak here, that arrived a few minutes after the order! Excellent service, friendly staff. Espresso tasted as good as in Italy. The Wine list is extensive but pricy. All in all this is the restaurant you should not miss when in Washington. I would strongly recommend it.

Thank Predrag A
Virginia, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Around Capitol Hill at lunchtime you may be able to count on seeing someone who is somebody, and here it is no different. But, I won't name names.The CP Steak is a Washingtonian work spot for those in the business of government and they all have to eat. The irony is that this brightly lit and windowed space is closer... More 

Thank Islandman46
Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Spent Dinner here with colleagues. Elegant and modern Restaurant close to the capitol. Servers were all very friendly, wasnt really welcomed by the Hostess but, the Food here is really good, of great quality. The restaurant is elegant, you maybe shouldnt go in Jeans. I personally prefer more rustic places, I didnt felt really comfortable. But nevertheless, super Ribeye Steak... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
    (Louisiana and First Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Two Blocks From Union Station Metro, Amtrak, and VRE
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > National Mall
  • Neighborhood: National Mall
  • Phone Number: +1 202-547-8100
Charlie Palmer Steak Washington DC, located in the United Brotherhood of Carpenters building, is dedicated to another fine master craft: big, bold American food. Under the direction of Executive Chef Jeffery Russell, a Culinary Institute of America graduate whose interest in agriculture and aquaculture is rooted in his early years living in the Finger Lakes Region of upstate New York, the menu not only stars the best American artisan beef cuts like an aged Angus Rib-eye "Cowboy" Steak but updated locally sourced seafood combinations, like Five Spice Carolina Shrimp with Quinoa, Pomegranate, Fennel, Feta and Marcona Almond.

Much more than a steakhouse, the timelessly stylish restaurant moves the political power meetings out of the back room and into private dining spaces, sleek enclaves of dark wood where gathering around the table gets things done in the best possible way. Located off the wide, open expanse of the National Mall, Charlie Palmer's Steak's rooftop terrace can accommodate 400 guests, offering the city's most impressive view of the Capitol.

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