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Baby Wale

1124 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4314
+1 202-450-3311
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
3 weeks ago
“Good bar with tasty food”
Oct 27, 2018
“Nice Venue”
Opens in 4 min
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CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1124 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4314
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're guests of a local who brought us here. Place has a high ceiling, poor lighting and not much attention to the decor. Do doesn't feel like a place to have a quality time eating. The menu sounds fancy but dishes are actually not very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nesser68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was near to our hotel and looks inviting from the outside. Inside is more like a bar serving food than a restaurant in the front section where there was a free table, but that was fine with us and we enjoyed the atmosphere....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Travelboyz07
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Attended a private party here. Cute venue, decent service and food.Renovated structure with hipster styling.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank michael l
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Very cool atmosphere with magnific vintage posters and great go go music playlist. Food is ok. Tasty, varied. Staff is friendly. Overall, a nice surprise in downtown DC

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AntonioAmendola
Reviewed September 8, 2018

This space is beautiful, hip, and fun. Old replicas of posters that display DC's most famous acts adorn the wall. There is go-go music flowing through the air. The vibe is young and professional and quite gentrified. I suppose on other nights you might get...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank worktotravel14
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Environment is really nice. Service is great, followed the recommendation of our server and no regrets. Food was delicious.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sara S
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Stopped by Baby Wale last Thursday because listening to "Go-Go" music is normally requires a lotta "head-bobbing" and "body-moving", but I love it, so OK. This is a really nice spot to groove to some ol' favorites, enjoy some first-class booze and comfort food. Just...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank mondog41
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Ask for Steve the bartender - now your visit becomes an experience! The mushroom pizza alone is worth seeking out this restaurant! The drinks are top shelf!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank peggy328
Reviewed April 5, 2018

This is a great location for having a dinner. Though it is noisy, the quality of the food and beverages is extraordinary high. Really enjoyed everything!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank warfair
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Ok bar. Pretty good food. Hard for me to rate the service as we were there for a private event. Fried chicken with Thai chili sauce was very good.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Lawrence B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1124 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4314
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-450-3311
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