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The Source by Wolfgang Puck

575 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
+1 202-637-6100
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
“dim sum” (40 reviews)
“dumplings” (60 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
575 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this restaurant. Excellent bar area and wine list. Incredibly tasty food and scrummy desserts! You cannot go wrong with anything on the menu. Dress up, it’s that kind of place. Fish, crudo, lobster dishes are all prepped with Asian style ingredients. At the...More

Thank Coastal766710
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to this restaurant at least once a quarter on a course of the last four years. 1. Drinks. Are great. You may order any cocktail that is not on the menu, and bartenders will do it right. 2. Food is great and very...More

Thank bargbin B
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We enjoyed all the entrees and appetizers from the menu and the specials. Our servers were very knowledgeable with all the menu items and were very accommodating with special requests. We enjoyed our dinner so much we came back the next night with other family...More

Thank S5307TCbrianb
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I really like this place. The food holds up, nice vegan options, accommodating kitchen. Beef cooked perfectly, and good values for Restaurant Week. My only complaint, and it's minor, is that the service was just off its game. Like forgetting to bring a soup spoon...More

Thank Alex N
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our brunch at The Source. We came here under the recommendation of a couple of colleagues. Service was very attentive with close attention to details. We ordered the Peking duck, turnip cakes, sautéed mushrooms, bacon and sausage fried rice, shrimp and carrot dumplings,...More

Thank carimanola
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Attended a group dinner for 30 and was most impressed by the top notch and friendly service. The appetizers were unique and good. Sales was fine but not remarkable. Salmon was cooked perfectly but relatively modest portion. Chocolate cake was well presented and decent. A...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 29 April 2018

From 15 items we chose 8 to share (for 2). Dim sum, dumplings, Dan Dan noodles, fried rice w quail egg all wonderfully and differently sauced. Served when ready and delivered with style. Proseco and a sunny day. Hard to beat.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Saturday night and the place is not full. This being said you need a reservation. Very nice food and a nice surprise. You can order all the different dumblings offered on the menu as an appetizers, but everyone sitting at the table has to take...More

Thank Michel L
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Going to the National Gallery for an exhibit so picked this place for lunch as it's almost right across the street and furthermore it's on the Washingtonian 100 best of DC list. It's at one end of the Newseum building, with a modern interior, the...More

Thank paxa
Reviewed 25 March 2018

From beginning to end, a truly excellent meal. Food: tuna tartare cones, suckling pig, chirashi, duck for 2, chocolate soufflé and baked Alaska. Every dish was delicious except for the soufflé (presentation was nice but serving it by adding chocolate ice cream to the middle...More

Thank shardog
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26 September 2015|
Response from trippinnow | Reviewed this property |
As with any restaurant/menu, it depends what day you visit, what time and what you order. But, 3 course dinner for two with drinks can easily run $250. Well worth it, if you can swing it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
    (6th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Metro to Archives/ Navy Memorial
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-637-6100
Located in Washington D.C., The Source by Wolfgang Puck is the museum’s signature dining experience and features innovative Asian cuisine, paired with unmatched hospitality and service. The sleek and contemporary restaurant is spread out over three distinct levels. Dining experiences include a casual and convivial bar & lounge area, an elegant main dining room and a subterranean private dining room. The modern design boasts floor-to-ceiling windows that line the restaurant and a two-story glass wine wall that holds more than 2,000 bottles of the restaurant’s impressive collection. The bar and lounge area offers approachable dining in a casual setting with an array of small plates and Happy Hour Specials. The second-floor dining room is a fine-dining experience where servers will guide you through a menu with contemporary interpretations of Asian dishes and create a culinary experience just for you.
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