14K Restaurant & Lounge
14K Restaurant & Lounge

14K Restaurant & Lounge

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.14krestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 2022187575x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am (Breakfast Buffet 6:30am to 10:30am) Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00pm (Breakfast Buffet 7:00am - 12:00pm) Sunday Brunch: 7:00am - 2:00pm (Brunch Buffet 7:00am - 2:00pm) Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm (Mid Day Menu 2:00pm - 5:00pm) Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm Mid Day Menu only. Dinner: 5:00pm - 11:00pm Monday - Sunday
    Happy Hour 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Monday - Sunday
    Monday Night $5.00 Call Martinis
    Tuesday Night Hospitality Night 10% off check for Hospitality Associates

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: 14K a Contemporary American Bistro Restaurant can accommodate both private & semi-private parties. 14K is available for groups of any size up to 200. The main dining room can accommodate 50 people comfortably for semi-private dining and our lounge area can accommodate 75 people for receptions. We have semi-private areas that are defined by large columns, heavy curtains and architectural features. Also available is our outdoor terrace seating that is fully covered and heated for all seasons. Our Chef’s Table is available for up to 8 people. All menus can be customized to meet our guest’s culinary needs.
  • Private Party Contact: vincent.walton@interstatehotels.com 2022187524x
  • Special Events: Ask your server how to get 10% off of your next bill.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 14th & K Streets
  • Public Transit: McPhearson Square Metro Station (Blue/Orange Lines)
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking provided by the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel for $7.00
A word from 14K Restaurant & Lounge
14K Restaurant, located at 14th and K Streets NW in the historic Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel, is the place to meet. 14K's patio, overlooking Franklin Square Park, is the place to people watch and enjoy the finest in food and beverage. 14K offers Contemporary American Bistro cuisine, full bar, giving you the casual elegant dining atmosphere in Washington DC's business district.
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14K Restaurant & Lounge reviews from OpenTable diners
30 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating3.8
  • Food3.9
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance3.6
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (12)great for brunch (8)great for lunch (6)good for groups (5)fit for foodies (3)vibrant bar scene (3)kid-friendly (3)scenic view (2)special occasion (2)notable wine list (2)late-night find (1)romantic (1)neighborhood gem (1)Show More
  • Good for Meetings
    Breezy
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We had a business lunch there and it was a great noise level for conversation. The food was great as well and the service was amazing. place to go on a date
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    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • jgronerVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Excellent bar food and appetizers, great service. It helps if you are a regular here!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Totally underwhelming
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014VIP
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Terrible service; good food. Never again. Waitress hardly showed and there was no one there - I was with a client (totally awkward) AND I was told it was a 1000 point restaurant and I only got 100 points
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice spot for brunch
    Jeanette
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I've been to 14K many times for lunch, dinner, and/or cocktails and can count on good food and service. This was my first time trying their brunch and it was excellent! They had an omelet station, carving station, several hot entrees/sides, several cold salad items and a dessert bar. The per person cost was very reasonable. It's a convenient location too (1 block from metro). I will definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food, nice space
    RestaurantFan
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Large restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Doesn't feel like you are in a hotel. The best part is the late happy hour til 9pm!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not for outdoor dining
    passionforlife
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Food and service were good, but construction and traffic lead to conclusion to go somewhere quieter for outdoor dining.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, Quiet, and Consistent
    Eric
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    I often bring my family members to 14K because of the outdoor seating, the friendliness of the staff and the quality and consistency of the food. I also appreciate having the option of ordering appetizers from the happy hour menu until 9pm. All in all, I think 14K is a nice place to bring someone when you are looking for a more private dining experience away from the hustle and bustle of all of the newer 14th Street establishments.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Oleyboy75VIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Food and prices were reasonable. music was inappropriate. View of the park for outdoor dining was nice but spoiled by a group demonstrating their religious views.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Two times Great!
    AkilahtheB
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    So this is my second time going to this restaurant within the last three weeks and I was impressed both times. GREAT GREAT FAST SERVICE! I prefer the dinner over the lunch menu (Sauteed Salmon YUM!) Wouldn't mind going back to this place on occasion, great for small groups and outside dining.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • seated by kitched door
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    Was there for a business lunch so it made conversation difficult. Wait staff was friendly but slow. Place was nearly empty when we arrived so it's hard to understand why we were seated by the kitchen.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Start to the Day
    Eman301
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    14k is in a nice area. The outside overlooks a park in the middle of the city. I was there for brunch and the food was good. It is buffet style which I was not used to but to get to. Our server was VERY attentive but not overbearing. I would recommend this place for brunch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • another success
    Sanford295
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    I've been to 14K on multiple occasions to include breakfast, lunch, and happy hour. It is always pleasant atmosphere and great service. I tried a different sandwich and it was great!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Burger
    vjdantoneVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    VERY tasty and HUGE burger - just wish they still served their lunch buffet!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Surprisingly good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    My parents stayed here for the weekend, and we live up in Logan circle. Ended up having dinner here because the menu looked inticing and affordable. Awesome happy hour everyday and the food was actually nicely prepared and presented. We had salmon, short rib, pork, and rockfish. Only nitpick is the pork did not seem to be a piece of tenderloin as listed. Service was spotty but kind. Ended up back for brunch because we loved sitting on the patio!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 16 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 21, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.8
    • Food3.9
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service3.9
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 509 reviews are from the 14K Restaurant & Lounge reviews archive.
  • Service took too long
    catfish99
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    I was there for a business lunch and had to leave because service was taking too long. This despite the fact we informed the wait staff that we were pressed for time. Venue and menu look good, so likely will return - when not pressed for time.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mother's Day Brunch
    DCTG
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    This is the fifth year we have gone to 14K for a mother's day brunch. The first year was amazing and each successive year has gotten less impressive. We were very disappointed this year in the selection, no bread or rolls, no cheese, very few vegetarian options. The hot bar wasn't labeled so we didn't know which dishes were vegetarian. Unfortunately we won't be returning next year.
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  • jgronerVIP
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    The vegetable/eggplant sandwich is much improved now and less greasy. The outdoor patio is a lovely space to eat lunch in.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terrible Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    This is a great hotel, and the restaurant had good food and a nice setting. But the service was terrible! The orders for two of the four people in our party were wrong. One had asked for a plain burger, and the joking we did with the waiter made it clear he understood the order. Yet it wasn't done properly. The other's order was never put in, so she didn't receive her meal until the rest of the table had finished dining. It was very disappointing, given that the rest of the setting makes this a very appealing place.
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  • Great view, good food... service?
    GlobetrottingGastronome
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Went with a small group from work for lunch. Very nice outdoor seating with a view of Franklin Park across the street. The food was delicious and the portions are huge (unlike some other reviews, this is a plus in my book)! I just wish our waiter had been more knowledgeable and attentive; maybe he was new?
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Scenic View
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very Nice Restaurant
    eattolive
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    Last minute find for Easter Sunday brunch. Very happy with my decision. It was pricy...about $43 per person, but that is expected at a really nice restaurant on Easter. The buffet was fairly good, however, the set up was a bit odd. I think I would appreciate dinner here more...maybe when I'm in DC again I'll check it out.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delish!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    Breakfast was so delicious and the service was great! Thank you!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food Excellent- Service Sub-Par
    VAcouple
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Been here a couple of times. They have excellent happy hour and dinner menu. Our last time food was excellent as usual. Our waiter seemed inexperienced. We specifically ordered appetizers. As we all know they typically precede dinner. They came out with the dinner and we asked that they be returned. Waiter very seldom checked with us. But we will return, figure it was a fluke....
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Expected Better
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    This Place is not attentive at all! I made a reservation for 2pm, arrived a little after 1:30, I never saw a hostess, and received no acknowledgement upon entrance, so I asked a server who seated me and said someone would be with me shortly. I waited (while making eye contact with several waiters, and bussers) for ruffly 15 minutes, then finally got up and asked the bartender if my guest and I would be served. She said I'll take care of you, informed us that brunch was over, and tried to charge $12 for a mimosa! I was over it! Ended up leaving and going to an Indian Restaurant. Maybe the food would've been better, but I wasn't in the mood to stay.
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  • Surpassed our expectations
    pikesvilledinerVIP
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    This family of 4 enjoyed our lunch at 14K. We sat outside and enjoyed the view of that part of DC with all of its activity, as well as the scenic park across the street. The mushroom and the steak flatbreads were quite good, but had a tad too much cheese ... and my husband and I should have split one, instead - a lot of food. Go check it out!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food but Horrible Service
    ZennbodhiVIP
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    It was our last night in DC after a week of excellent sightseeing and equally excellent dining experience. While the food was quite good (moist and tasty seafood paella and seabass special), the service was at best, lacking. We saw our waiter a total of 3 times - when he brought us our menus, took our order, and when he brought our check. Not once did he checked on us through the whole meal, nor did he fill our water glasses when they were empty. In fact, he just dropped off the water jug when he brought our check. I had to have a different waitstaff to track him down for our check. I shouldn't have given him a tip but I was too nice.....
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good Food and Great Service
    Dympils
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    The food was good and my favorite part was the omelet station. There were plenty of food options for everyone; the vegetarian at the table was pleased and the meat lovers were as well. Our waiter made sure there were no empty glasses on the table for the bottomless mimosas. Our plates were cleared away immediately and any additional requests were responded to quickly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Were They Feeding an Army?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    These were the biggest lunch portions I've ever seen! I have a healthy appetite, but the turkey sandwich was so big, I could barely wrap my hands around half of it! The flavor was good, but really, it was too TOO much!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice Sunday Brunch
    BrunchAny1
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    Nice Sunday Brunch including unlimited Mimosas. We were seated immediately. Variety of fresh items on the menu, made to order omlettes, outstanding service. Staff was very attentive even introduced alternate server when he went on a short break. Food was tasty and seasoned well. Will definitely visit again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So Much Unfulfilled Potential
    Underwhelmed
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    14K restaurant and lounge was the only restaurant that had space for 9 on the day of the Rock and Roll half marathon. From the start, the staff was unwelcoming. Second, their brunch buffet (the biggest selling point) wasn't until the following day and the chef was unwilling to make breakfast for our group even though it ended just 1 hour before. Then the waiter got overwhelmed with our drink orders and put the birthday girl on hold from ordering food because he didn't understand if we could order a bottle of prosecco. Most of us got burgers and my rare burger was medium well. The fries were mushy and flavorless. They did comp cake for my friend who was celebrating her birthday and her first 1/2 marathon.
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  • Unlike most of my experiences,
    jgronerVIP
    Dined on 2/24/2014
    Unlike most of my experiences, the service was very poor. The waiter did not pay attention to us and seemed preoccupied with something else. My date's salmon was undercooked and the waiter seemed not to understand that. He should have asked in advance how she wanted the salmon cooked.
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  • In such a beautiful setting,
    DCDinerVIP
    Dined on 2/11/2014
    In such a beautiful setting, I must admit to being disappointed in the lunchtime fare. Perhaps the dinner service is better? But I just wasn't impressed. There was nothing wrong, per se, with my food. It just wasn't very flavorful.
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  • A Very Light Crowd
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 2/9/2014
    The crowd was so light, I kept feeling like I didn't get the memo that everyone decided to meet up somewhere else! Otherwise, everything was just fine. While the selection for brunch was somewhat limited, it was certainly adequate with egg dishes, potatoes bacon, sausage, and a fish and poultry offering. A little bit tight on the bottomless champagne--especially since the place was so empty. They should have been making the few guests in the place feel very special, instead the servers were clumped up, catching up on what they did the night before. All in all it was a good enough experience. I would recommend and go back. Valet service was reasonable, professional and very helpful--in the heart of downtown.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot for lunch
    justeatitVIP
    Dined on 2/6/2014
    Great menu - something for everyone - and competent, quick service. Nice atmosphere and lots of large and small tables. Perfect spot for mid-week dining and business lunches.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 14K and Perfect
    KDaleVIP
    Dined on 1/29/2014
    Always a great place to dine in or out on the patio for lunch, dinner or happy hours with friends. No complaints .. Great food, atmosphere, location and close to work. I've been dining here for years and will continue. Keep up the good work. Thank You!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brunch report, second visit
    ustylers
    Dined on 1/26/2014
    This was our 2nd brunch.The 1st time there was a fantastic paella bar we really missed this time. Even so, the food was acceptable for the price; there was a good selection for both lunch type food & breakfast. Tried a variety. Didn't care for the pancakes over burners, would have been better to have a waffler or fresh poured. The omelets were good - fluffy hearty. Salmon, prosciutto, fruit all fresh. Bottomless mimosas were ok, but our waiter who was at first very attentive, suddenly disappeared when he was given a larger table. We asked 3 times after we finished eating but it took 20 minutes & my physically stopping him & saying "we want to leave now" before he produced our check. This was also a problem the 1st time. We still enjoy 14K.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still has good wine selection
    jgronerVIP
    Dined on 1/2/2014
    Still has good wine selection and excellent salads, veggie burgers, flatbreads. Has become a good deal more expensive, though.
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  • Christmas Surprise
    Pete
    Dined on 12/25/2013
    We loved this restaurant. The brunch was fit for a king. The service was great and the food matched. Being Christmas Day, we were not sure what we were in for with our dining. 14K was fantastic. We would highly recommend this restaurant to friends.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Hotel restaurant, good food...
    Goldnpaw
    Dined on 12/3/2013
    A very nice place to eat if you cannot get out, or if you arrive late. Very good food, service was good for "high end" restaurant, nice atmosphere. Slightly pricey, but not outrageous. Can get busy if hotel is hosting meetings, events. Breakfast was excellent. Nice buffet and menu selection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This restaurant offers many
    catsue
    Dined on 11/20/2013
    This restaurant offers many dishes that will suit someone seeking American cuisine in a city where everything is available. The wine list is extensive. The food is presented artistically and the atmosphere is great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Corporate Spot
    RCOKA
    Dined on 11/14/2013
    Great for business lunches. Ideally located on 14th and K. Quiet with good service. Not many Veg. options.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.