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Fado Irish Pub

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Downtown / Chinatown
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808 7th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3718
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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468 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very convenient to local attractions, offices and hotels. The pub seems genuine Irish right down the the Irish accent by the bartender! Good food, Irish beers and great atmosphere.

Thank J L
Indianapolis, Indiana
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after long day at the Zoo with my family plus one and everyone had a tasty dinner. Toasted pita chips and hummus, jalapeño cheese puffs, bacon cheese burgers, pear salad and chicken tenders. Add to that a Harp and a local DC brew and it was a fine dinner. Prices are reasonable and service was prompt and attentive.... More 

Thank Peter M
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We asked around about Irish Pubs when we got to town because we "collect" them as a travel hobby. We visited several while in town, this one 4 times. The thing that kept us coming back was the staff (we're now on a first name basis with 6 of them), the food and the beer. In that order. Not to... More 

Thank Catherine A
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good happy hour. Great appetizers. Excellent atmosphere. Great for after work cocktails. Live music and sports nights. Cozy hole in the wall bar that everyone goes to have a RELAXING time.

Thank Cat B
Phoenix, Arizona
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79 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When we walked in the atmosphere was awesome ! Had a live band , the bar was cool and the bartenders where even more cool ! Had smith wicks stout and corn beef and cabbage which was the best I have ever had ! Service was awesome and the food and drink was awesome ! A must go !!

Thank Scuba600
Boise, Idaho
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

this restaurant is amazing! the décor is out of this world it has a very warm and inviting feel to it and the food is excellent!

Thank Ron S
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Our second time at Fado and we had some appetizers, which were on Happy Hour. I had the sliders and as busy as the place was (Peter Gabriel & Sting concert pre-gamers!) they were the best hamburgers I'd had in a while. As if someone actually took care to have them come out perfectly grilled, not just slapped together. The... More 

Thank tncutt
Clinton, Tennessee
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were in DC for the day and were looking for a place to eat and watch the Germany/Italy game. We chose Fado because of it's close proximity to the museums (less than a mile walk) and loved it! Excellent service, delicious good and a fun environment to watch the game. We had the hummus with veggies... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

First day in the US, had to see the Irish v France match in Euro2016, headed to Fado with 4 kids in tow. Great brunch, the hangover sandwich was the best. Good view of match, great atmosphere, but who let in all the French supporters!!!!

Thank Ann L
American Fork, Utah
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95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

When planning our trip to DC, my daughter specifically looked for an Irish Pub near our hotel (Marriott Marquis) because my son was going with us and he has enjoyed Irish pub food ever since a trip to Ireland a few years ago. After checking into the hotel, we made the short walk (.4 mi) to Fado Irish Pub. Others... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Irish, Bar, Pub, American, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 7th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3718
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 202-789-0066

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?