BLT Steak DC
BLT Steak DC

BLT Steak DC

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bltrestaurants.com/
  • Phone: (202) 689-8999
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Friday and Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm. Closed on Sunday.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, American
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: Contact Isabel at isabel@bltsteak.com to book your private event today.

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Farragut West Metro Station for the Blue and Orange lines, Farragut North Metro Station for the Red line.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet Available after 5:30pm for $8.00
A word from BLT Steak DC
BLT Steak's design integrates select traditional elements of the French "Bistro" and an American "Steakhouse". A lighter environment has been created that is enhanced by the richness of Macassar Ebony tables and matching suede. A 25-foot bar greets diners with an excellent array of libations for pre- or post- dining pleasure including an oyster and shellfish raw bar.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
BLT Steak DC reviews from OpenTable diners
218 reviews since July 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (116)fit for foodies (103)notable wine list (80)good for groups (67)hot spot (65)romantic (59)great for lunch (53)vibrant bar scene (45)great for outdoor dining (33)neighborhood gem (26)late-night find (9)kid-friendly (3)great for brunch (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • CupcakeWonkVIP
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    Came here last night for a late dinner for a friend's birthday. We had an amazing meal and great wine to match - definitely a location for special events and truly fantastic meals. Thank you! Crepe Souffle with passion fruit sauce was to die for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fine dining
    tastebuds
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Customer service was outstanding!! The food...delicious. Please keep serving the short ribs! Elegant, comfortable, and delightful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place!
    DaniVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Great food and great service, definitely recommended if you are looking for a really good professional steak house.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not too impressed
    YummytummyVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    First time here and not too impressed. Waitress not very friendly. I ordered rack of lamb and while they were tasty they were not easy to cut thru with the knife and I was embarrassed to grab with hands to bite them. I was also afraid to hurt my mouth with sharp pieces of bone (like splinters) and I couldn't finish them all. My husband did have a steak and it was cooked well and to his likeness. I guess the lesson learned here is if you go to a steak house don't order anything else beside steak as that may only be their specialty.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Shocker!
    Jtomato
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    Food was decent but I've eaten at better steak houses in DC. Was surprised to find out that the house Cab that the waiter recommended was $27 per glass. The waiter told us that he "didn't want to embarrass us" by telling us the price of the wine that he recommended. It takes a lot to embarrass me!!!!
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  • Outstanding
    AmyB
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    The steak was so delicious I thought I might cry. Honestly the best steak of my life. Appreciated the restaurant's deal for Veterans on Veterans Day which allows people who serve our country and may not make a lot of money to experience this high end, high quality restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Steak House
    James
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Exactly what you'd expect. Delicious high-quality meat, great service, and an all around good experience. For the price range I do not feel it sticks out as the best steakhouse in the area, but all-in-all it was a fantastic dining expereince.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best Popover in town
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    BLT never disappoints. The bartender, Kat, is great and took care of us even though it was a super busy Saturday night.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • BLT STEAK.......EH...
    MsPhillips
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Although the decor is nice, it's a very loud restaurant. The service was rushed and the food mediocre. I ordered a medium filet and the temp was rare. Very pretentious, over priced restaurant. I get better service and quality for the money at Ruth's Chris Steak House.
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  • waiter was horrible
    serious
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    I had an important business meeting and the waiter ignored us all night! hard to pay all of that money to be ignored.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    It was fantastic!!! I will definitely go again. Thank you
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    CowboyVIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    I have been a fan of BLT since they first opened in NYC. The last few visits in DC has left me disappointed and at the cost of BLT being disappointed should not be on the menu. The service was erratic and the steak (bone in New York Strip @$57) was dry and chewy. One of their side dishes a sauteed broccoli rabe that was so bitter it was inedible. That said my guest filet was excellent.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Business Dinner
    SouthFLGuy
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Outstanding service coupled with high quality entrees. Only drawback was the noise level at 6:45 pm, which at times made it a challenge speaking with clients. More like yelling.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent first experience
    MsVicSmith
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Service, food and ambiance was awesome! We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and experice!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    My wife is a VERY picky eater when it comes to steak. We haven't gone to a steak house in many years because of that. This was no exception, but the purpose of my review is to point out what a fabulous job the manager (Adam) did to try to provide us with an excellent dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    One of the finest dining experiences I have ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday lunch
    jaGa
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    I brought my husband here to enjoy the lunch menu, as he's more of a burger guy than a steak guy. Although a dinner with wine and all courses is special here, lunch is also worthy of a special occasion. The popover bread is always too good to be true, and a side of jalapeño mashed potatoes will change your life. The rundown-Wisconsin CAB burger(fantastic, beef was so fresh and perfectly cooked),BLT(minus the T, husband loved it),fries were good(I'm not the best judge, as I'm not a big fry fan), Brussels sprouts were solid in flavor, but a little too oily. We sadly didn't do dessert. Service was just about perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot for lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    BLT is my go-to for lunch. The popovers are divine and they do such a nice job with the salads, especially the blackboard special salads. My only criticism from this visit was that our waiter (not Marcel, my favorite) didn't ask the kitchen to spilt the Asian beef salad (which they usually do) so my dining companion and I had to split it ourselves. Not a huge issue, but when you are paying $30-plus for a lunch salad, it's nice for the server to go the extra mile. Overall though, BLT is fantastic and we will be going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • BLT Steak
    LSMom
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Fantastic menu and service. Second visit...just as great as the first visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant surprise
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We visited BLT on a whim and were very pleased. Although our initial server wasn't very attentive, the manager was quick to offer us a different table and our new server (Samantha) was amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Service impeccable. Server very polished, attentive, not intrusive. Food presentation excellent quality finest.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Appetizers are Wonderful
    janniegirl
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    I love the popovers, bacon, and other tasty appetizers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb Experience
    kggoatVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I have been to BLT several times for group private meetings and always had an outstanding experience. This was my first try as a couple and once again the experience was superb. The service was top notch and the food...was fantastic. BLT Steak is first class and not pretentious. Go there!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Welcome lacking
    JanefrommaineVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We love the food and service here but the hosts are unfriendly and unhelpful. We arrived10 minutes early for our table and had to wait despite the table being vacant. No apology, looked down on as two women, not the first time we have gotten that here, ageism, homophobia. We are willing to sink a lot of money for food and device but the people at the podium have to go. We don't need to be treated like this.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delightful experience
    luv2lunch
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    This was my fifth or sixth time at BLT for dinner. Always a treasure, good food, exceptional wine list and enjoyable environment. A bit noisy, particularly as the evening goes along amid closer than necessary tables. But, a good value.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A lovely birthday evening.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Me and my boyfriend dined at "BLT Steak" for his birthday. What a great meal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food & service
    foodyum
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Food was amazing and the service was great. It was expensive, but worth it for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Expected More
    Lsjx3
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    My husband and I were in DC for long weekend. Experience here was very uneven. Arrived 10 minutes early for reservation and had to wait at bar, even though table we were eventually seated at (in bar area!) was clearly available. At the bar we were ignored- no service. Our waiter was great. Popovers that come with every meal - delicious. Steaks, surprising, not so much. I had 12 oz filet mignon, cooked perfectly. But I found the 'crust' unpalatable and scrapped it off. My husband was very disappointed with his '28 day' aged strip steak - very chewy, and 'medium' steak was raw in the middle. And the 'cast iron pan' presentation - weak. The sides, all a la carte, were overpriced and only so-so. For those prices, we expected more.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • group of six
    Broadwaybob
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    our reservations were for 6:30 and upon arrival we were immediately seated. We did however have to wait at least fifteen minutes for the waitress to take our drink order. Two of the drinks were wrong when they did arrive, but the manager quickly replaced them. Other than that service was decent and the food itself was great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite meal in DC
    SteakVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The pop-overs, oysters, bone-in ribeye and mashed potatoes never fail. Love it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top-notch steak house!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We went to BLT for a birthday and could not have been happier with the food or the service. Everything was amazing and there was more of a selection of steaks than I had ever seen from standard fare to exotic and rare cuts. You certainly pay for that kind of quality, but for a special occasion, BLT is worth every penny. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointed
    southsiderVIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Dinner for three. Two had steaks. Very disappointed. Over cooked and tough. Not good meat. Service was good and friendly. Wine list is excellent. Will not return. A C level steak house. Too many options in town to return.
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    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • friends74
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Great food and terrific service. Who could ask for anything more?
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful, as always!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We came here to celebrate my boyfriends birthday and BLT did an amazing job, as always! This is one of our favorite spots and it never disappoints. Our waitress gave us an extra dessert on the house (which she had overheard us talking about) as a surprise, which just made our whole night. Such a nice gesture!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent food but okay service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Excellent steak absolutely one of the best and I have eaten at some upscale steakhouses! On the other hand the service needs to step up their game. At times I felt ignored and I could see the one waitress was handling too many tables. At a place like this I used to a tram approach and I saw that there was enough staff but it seed like everyone were doing their own thing which is not good for the price you pay to eat. Still excellent steak, done the way that I like it, medium rare, thus, the food alone makes the trip worth it for me!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    Djeats
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Had to return the lobster salad. The steaks were dry and lacked flavor.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not so good
    SuperPatrick123
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I was not at all happy with my food. I did not like the crab cakes at all. I tasted mostly filler and not the crab. I ordered a rib eye medium rare and it came out over done. They brought out another one very quickly, almost too quick to have refired one. It looked a little weird. I did not send it back a second time. I ate a few bites off of it an brought the rest home to my dogs. The strawberry Sunday was good.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service! Great steak!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Dined here on a Saturday night with 3 close friends and we had an excellent time! Food was great, service was great, drinks were great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terrible service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The food was great. But 30 minutes to get a bottle of wine. Disappearing waiters. And so okay you can hear the person next to you. There are better steakhouse all over dc...
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Just ok.
    Ugot
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The staff was great but the "premium" steak one would anticipate tasting - was not. Enjoyed significantly better steak at a popular "national chain" steak restaurant.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate