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“Room With a View”
Review of POV Lounge

POV Lounge
Ranked #151 of 3,257 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $20 - $40
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
Cross street: F Street
Transit: Accessible via Metro Center Station.
Description: Once you're ready to see and be seen, ascend to W Washington D.C.'s iconic rooftop bar and lounge, POV. Here, your fashion statement is just as meaningful as your political one, so dress to impress and break through the red tape of D.C. with views of the White House normally reserved for those elected to office. POV's design is inspired by three contextual insights local to Washington, D.C., social, physical and historical, which are in turn reflected through its design details. Our rooftop lounge features various seating zones, ranging from communal tables to VIP banquettes. No matter which side of the aisle you're on, you'll enjoy sipping a drink from the bar and experiencing POV's unique programming, which is centered on its passion points of Music, Fashion, Design and Cocktail Culture.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
131 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Room With a View”
Reviewed November 2, 2012 via mobile

We went for lunch. Hip DC bar atmosphere but with a bigger tab than most lunch places. I will say the food was better than expected and exceeded my expectations. All in all, great place for lunch and a view.

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Thank checht96
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Bend, Oregon
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“POV Lounge has a great view and vibe”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Not available to kids after 5pm and hard to get into without reservation, even for hotel guests. But great views of the Mall and surrounding sights, even a little of the White House!

Visited October 2012
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houston, tx
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Unbeatable view”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Visit here on your first night in town, so you can get the layout of the city from this incredible roof top. Go at sunset! It's a fun bar scene. Make a reservation or you'll have to stand the whole time. The cocktails and appetizers were good. I would move on for dinner after the sunsets.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank neelyherridge
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San Francisco, California
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Great view of White House”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Great view of the city and the White House and DC skyline. Nice place for late afternoon cocktails and relaxation

Visited October 2012
Thank Kim H
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Wellington, OH
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

My cousin is a local and suggested we visit because the view was supposed to be the best in DC. From our table we could only see the White House and Treasury which was nice but nothing special. The drink prices were ridiculous $65 for a pitcher of sangria, that wasn't very good and $15 for a glass of mediocre wine. I would call it a tourist trap but there was lots of locals there.

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