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Old Ebbitt Grill

675 15th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-5702
+1 202-347-4800
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
675 15th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-5702
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Never mind that the shrimp take four bites to eat, or that the filet is savory heaven, the atmosphere and service are incredible in this restaurant with so many moving parts. We had dinner then lunch then dinner and dinner again over our 4 days...More

Thank Lori N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent the evening with family, some we hadn’t seen in 8 years. Atmosphere was festive and fun. All age groups welcome. Food was good and drinks were fantastic. Staff was polite, attentive, and helpful. Would certainly go back

Thank ThomHutchinsonIsland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a great place to eat breakfast at a reasonable price. The food was delicious! And the location is only a block or 2 away from the jw Marriott.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed great coffee and eggs Benedict surrounded by business and government people. Great atmosphere. Great food

Thank CatlanL
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited this restaurant with my friend for lunch. She had raved about their crab cake and I was certainly not disappointed. The crab cake was delicious. I also ordered a cup of the chicken and vegetable soup as a starter. It was also very...More

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 2 days ago

First off, if you're looking for a review of the seafood, I can't help you. I can tell you that my Cuban sandwich was good, and my wife's pork chop was also good. My toddler daughter was treated well. The food is good. The location...More

Thank ogondai
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was in DC with a group of high school students for a Spring Break trip. I’ve heard about Old Ebbitt’s and their menu. Came here on my free time in search of the perfect Reuben sandwich. The hostess said the wait was “about an hour,...More

Thank Donald K
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant has been around for >150 years although it was moved many years ago to its present location on 15th Street in the financial district and near the White House. We had lunch here on a Thursday and found it was super busy. Reservations...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited here whilst in DC again and once again it did not disapoint. The food was great, the staff friendly, the portions generous and very tasty and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We would have no hesitations to visit again.

Thank Preyom
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was there for a breakfast meeting,the service was friendly and unobtrusive. The mushroom and Swiss omelette was flavorful and not heavy. The side of fruit in April was shockingly at the peak of ripeness. This is an ideal place for a meeting if you are...More

Thank Meander5
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8 May 2017|
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Response from Julia C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they offer valet parking for $12 Mon-Sat after 6pm and Sun after 8.30am
16 April 2017|
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Yes, casual is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 03:00
08:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 675 15th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-5702
    (15th between F and G)
  • Public Transportation: Metro: Red Line to Metro Center, Orange/Blue to McPherson Square
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-347-4800
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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.
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