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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Quill is Washington, DC’s upscale lounge and cocktail bar. Quill offers an inspired mix of classic and signature cocktails, a dynamic wine list and an elevated bar menu. We invite you to relax and unwind on our patio or enjoy our in-house pianist, Peter Robinson Tuesday through Saturday beginning at 9:00 p.m.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
American, Bar
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went there with my husband. He had Croque Madame and I had Sirloin Burger. Both dishes were really good. I highly recommend this nice little place!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming to The Jefferson Hotel bar for many years and absolutely loved everything about it. However with the rude, abrasive new manager Shanelle [-], I will definitely take my time, business, and money elsewhere,

Date of visit: February 2019
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JeffersonDC, Manager at Quill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear DesireeCarey, I would enjoy the opportunity to discuss your feedback in further detail and can be reached at your convenience at the contact information below. Sincerely, David Fascitelli Director of Food & Beverage dfascitelli@jeffersondc.com

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

thank you it was good ill come here again if im ever in the area again though more expensive than my usual

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jordan522
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had the crab cake appetizer and split the lobster roll. They were both excellent. The only thing that gave me pause was some sticker shock: $55 for the pair, and $17 for a glass of prosecco. If you are pinching pennies,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Based on excellent TripAdvisor reviews, I chose Quill for a drink and dinner when in the neighborhood for business. I am so pleased I did. The setting is warm and cozy, much appreciated on a chilly night. The Bartlet was a delicious drink. The crabcakes...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank cpenny61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service is excellent and the drinks and food are delicious. Highly recommend as a spot where one can meet with clients, go with friends, or as part of a date night. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank G7096ZWkevinm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We always enjoy the Quill, and make a point to go specifically to hear their fabulous musician play the piano (and sing, too!) The food and drinks are delicious, and the atmosphere is lively, but with personalized attention. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Jill G
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Went here with a girlfriend after show at JFK performing arts center.. you don’t find places with this cool vibe anymore. Awesome entertainment on the piano, random people singing along. Interesting delicious drinks. Just sat in comfy chairs and relaxed for a couple hrs. A...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank dancenkdd
Reviewed February 25, 2019

After attending a meeting at the Jefferson, DC we retreated to Quill for libations! It was a great choice! Cocktails and appetizers were great! Although we didn't have a meal here, the menu appears to be very nice.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019

My wife and I stopped in at the Quill , in the Jefferson Hotel during our recent stay in DC on a Friday night. My wife ordered the Tiger Tail , and I had the Haulin' Oats. Both very well created drinks, and delicious. We...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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March 30, 2019|
Response from JeffersonDC | Property representative |
Quill does not accept reservations, we are a first come, first serve cocktail lounge & bar.
October 16, 2018|
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Response from JeffersonDC | Property representative |
Hi samiley, Absolutely! We often have families that dine in Quill. Please be advised that Quill does not accept reservations and we are a first come, first serve lounge/restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you! -The... More
March 5, 2015|
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Response from Tigercat1 | Reviewed this property |
There are elevators in the hotel to the 1st floor where the bar is located. If you enter the hotel through the main doors (16th Street), you will have to go up a few steps (maybe like 4-5) to get to the actual bar and... More
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