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“Ok place”
Review of Pound the Hill

Pound the Hill
Ranked #1,666 of 3,228 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: Cafe, Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Transit: Eastern Market Metro - Orange/Blue
Description: Pound The Hill is a popular neighborhood bistro & wine bar serving New American Comfort Cuisine. With Chef Brad at the helm, Pound The Hill takes classic comfort dishes from across the States and across the world and serves them up with a delicious twist. International and regional influences are reflected in every dish, but flavor always take precedence over authenticity! Choose from a great selection of carefully hand-picked craft beers and boutique wines to complement your meal, all served in a casual yet intimate bistro atmosphere just blocks from the Capitol.
Lansing, Michigan
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471 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
“Ok place”
Reviewed April 15, 2013

Used a groupon here and glad i did. Food portions were small and bland. Some food came to us cold unheated but they did throw in a dessert for the problem. No extras with the dishes.Bread was plain and no coffee becaause it was too late? 6pm? Service was attentive .

  • Visited April 2013
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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162 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Valentine's Day treat”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Perfect for a fun and different Valentine's dinner. One couple even got engaged! Loved the tasting menu - full of things that I would not otherwise eat, but that I enjoyed. Great wine pairings, too.

Visited February 2013
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great Food & Romantic Dining”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Boyfriend and I dined at Pound the Hill after a day of sight seeing around the Capitol. Its a small, dimly lit restaurant that serves up fancy American comfort food in an intimate, and romantic setting. It also doubles as a coffee shop, but you wouldn't really know it, as the dining and sipping areas are somewhat separated.

Boyfriend loved his honey fried chicken and I was happy with my corn chowder and sweet potato gnocchi. We shared tater tots with yummy sauces to start. Everything was fantastic and our bill was about $45. Great dinner. Highly recommended.

Visited January 2013
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Brooklyn, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Stop by on New Year's Day and it was a great cafe to visit. It was a cozy spot to sit and relax, read a newspaper, sip on some coffee and take in all DC has to offer. Definitely looking forward to stopping by again in the future!

  • Visited January 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Worth seeking out...”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

We chose this place based on reviews in the area. It was worth the walk past the other neighborhood restaurants. We mostly ate from the small plate menu, and everything was delicious. If you are staying in the area and are running out of places to eat don't miss this one.

Visited October 2012
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