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“Wonderful meal”
Review of Old Ebbitt Grill

Old Ebbitt Grill
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Ranked #18 of 3,370 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: National Mall
Cross street: 15th between F and G
Transit: Metro: Red Line to Metro Center, Orange/Blue to McPherson Square
Description: Established in 1856, the Old Ebbitt Grill was a favorite of Presidents Grant, Cleveland, Harding, and Theodore Roosevelt. The restaurant's decor is comprised of a Beaux-Arts facade, mahogany and velvet booths, and bars set in marble, brass, and beveled glass. Old Ebbitt serves a diverse selection of food including steaks, seafood, pasta, sandwiches, and also features an Oyster Bar with oysters form both coasts. Open early for breakfast and weekend brunch, and serving lunch, dinner and a late-night menu. Private and semi-private dining rooms including a rooftop overlooking the monuments and The White House.
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

From the warm bread to the actual meal, we were very pleased with the taste, presentation and quality. Excellent food. I had the beef bourguignon which was amazing. Others had the muscles, half roasted chicken, cheese burger and calamari. Worth the wait and price.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Really LOVED the oyster stew and crab cakes- good service and environment.

Tip - Chocolate Brownie Sunday is spectacular!

Highly recommend this restaurant, plus the location is perfect for sightseeing and walking-off a big meal.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Came highly recommended on trip advisor and we had just arrived in DC. Booked on opentable for half an hour later and surprisingly there were still tables. Lucky as when we got there it was packed - so busy. But as we had booked we got seated after a couple of minutes, served quickly and food was lovely.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

The food here has continued to improve over the years, both in quality and the variety of the menu. Prices have gone up owing to the resurgence of the area. This is a DC classic not to missed.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised to find beef bourguignon on the menu! This is my favorite dish and I do not see it on the menu of many restaurants. This was the best I ever had. The sauce was great and the meat was tender. Great vegetables as well! Our server was so attentive, always refilling our iced teas. Dessert was a brownie sundae with a delicious java ice cream and chocolate curls. Manager came over to get our opinion. Like I told him, I loved my dining expand will certainly return!

Date of visit: March 2019
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