Clyde's of Georgetown
Clyde's of Georgetown

Clyde's of Georgetown

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.clydes.com/
  • Phone: (202) 333-9180
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday: 9:00am - 4:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 12:00am, Friday & Saturday: 4:30pm - 1:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Adam Newton
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: We have live music from 10 PM to close most Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.
  • Special Events: Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov 27, 2014
    Christmas Eve Dinner on Wednesday, Dec 24, 2014
    New Year's Eve on Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Wisconsin Avenue
  • Public Transit: Nearest Metro Stop is Rosslyn or Foggy Bottom/GW. Both are a 15-minute walk, or a quick ride on the Circulator (Red Bus), or on the 30, 32, 34, 36 or 38 Metrobus from Foggy Bottom.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: 1/2 Price Parking for up to 3 Hours for Cars Entering After 6 pm in the Colonial Parking Georgetown Park Shopping Garage.

    OTHER NEARBY LOTS
    3307 M Street NW
    7 am – 10 pm, Mon-Wed; 7 am – 12 pm, Thurs; 7 am – 2 am, Fri; 10 am – 2 am, Sat; 10 am – 7 pm, Sun
    1 hour: $7, All day: $15, After 5:00: $6, weekend flat: $11

    3333 M Street NW
    6 am – 7 pm, Mon-Fri; 8 am – 7 pm, Sat; Closed on Sundays
    1 hour: $7, All day: $15, After 5:00: $6, weekend flat: $11
A word from Clyde's of Georgetown
Located on bustling M Street in the heart of Georgetown, Clyde's is open daily for lunch and dinner, and late-night fare, and serves weekend brunch. This popular saloon has been a gathering place for Washingtonians and out-of-town visitors since 1963. A moderately priced seasonal American menu and friendly and efficient service in a comfortable atmosphere make it a great place to catch up with friends at the bar over a beer and a Bacon Cheeseburger, or sit down for a Jumbo Lump Crab Cake or Filet Mignon dinner. Or visit our two bars during happy hour Monday-Friday for our Afternoon Delight menu of discounted appetizers, sandwiches and salads. Serving a late-night menu every evening.
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Clyde's of Georgetown reviews from OpenTable diners
187 reviews since August 1, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (84)good for groups (58)great for lunch (58)vibrant bar scene (50)great for brunch (43)hot spot (43)fit for foodies (37)special occasion (29)kid-friendly (26)late-night find (17)notable wine list (16)romantic (14)scenic view (9)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • In the heart of Georgetown, Clyde's is a hotspot!
    CarolK63
    Dined on 11/23/2014
    In the heart of the shopping center of Georgetown, Clyde's is a hotspot serving classic dishes. We arrived 30 minutes early for our reservation and were seated immediately. We ordered the classic roasted chicken and mashed potatoes. It was delicious and the service was excellent! I would definitely recommend Clyde's in Georgetown.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Clydes is a classic.
    RJTNJ
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    Visited DC for a business conference. Several of us went to Clyde's for dinner and had an outstanding experience. The food, atmosphere and service were superb. It was the highlight of the week.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always worthwhile!
    drinksandotherlibations
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Good food, good drink; an enduring constant in a turbulent world.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too noisy yet very interesting.
    A20815
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    The noise level gets a bit much. Tables are packed together, so be willing to have adjacent parties share your personal conversations - avoid sensitive conversational topics. Food was good, and similar to other Clyde s - and you may want to try the one in Chevy Chase or near the Verizon Center or even Tower Oaks. Those are more spacious, and have much more open space. Our server tonight was very pleasant, and went beyond the typical service and was accommodating to even our little quirks.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The perfect place for every reason!
    Unfortunate
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Clyde's is nestled in the most perfect neighborhood, offering great service and excellent food!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing steak frites
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    It is a great place in DC with an item for any taste.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My 49th Birthday Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Clyde's in Georgetown is by far one of my most favorite spots to celebrate any occasion! Our waitress was lovely, helpful and just a joy. The food was awesome as well as the wine! I enjoyed myself and will always look forward to returning! Thanks again! Ginger White, James Detherage and family
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good option for dinner.
    Dapper
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    Good food and service. Clyde's has a good selection of fresh seafood and other options as well.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun and appetizing.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    The place was packed. We were glad we had reservations. A really fun place to have a booth and a good time.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • cool place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    definitely a cool place with a great vibe right in the heart of Georgetown. The food was just above average and reasonably priced for such a hot spot. You could tell this wasn't a college crowd, just a little bit older and more sophisticated crowd.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious!
    Julie
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Great menu, wonderful ambiance in the indoor patio area and great staff...thank you!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner
    ChetVA
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We met some friends who were down from NYC. The restaurant was packed and very loud, so it was a little difficult to carry on a conversation. The food was wonderful, and the service was very good. Will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A Fun Place to Dine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    The food, service, and ambiance were very good. We all enjoyed our meals which were lobster, crab cakes and fish and chips. Desserts were also very good. I recommend trying this place.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • SkidderVIP
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Too much noise in the back room, which is supposed to be a quiet room. We had a table of 10 loud men sitting next to us. Several people sat down, and then got up and moved right away. This is not the first time this has happened!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lobster time
    Dinah
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We are always drawn to Clyde's for the lobster special, and we were not disappointed. We'll be back.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We have visited Clydes a number of times when visiting DC. Food is very good and reasonably priced and service is excellent. This time we were seated in a booth right near the door. There was a lot of traffic going by the table and standing at the table waiting to be seated and the door was constantly opening, which made the area very cold. Hostess did not asks guests holding the door open to come in and shut the door. Will definitely eat there again, but would ask to be seated away from door. (Maybe those booths should get free dessert or something :).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not bad, not great
    TMicha84
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    It was a busy Sunday morning, so we anticipated that it would be a bit slow, which it was. That doesn't bother me, we weren't trying to rush, however, by one of our group ordered the challah french toast while the rest of us ordered different versions of eggs benedict, and by the time the food came out the french toast was absolutely cold. We didn't say anything about it, but he only ate about half of it if that which is pretty disappointing when you consider what you're paying at Clyde's. The coffee cake was excellent, the crab tower was really interesting and delicious, and the eggs benedict was fairly good. But that cold french toast was a little ridiculous. I wouldn't rush back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Tasty and cozy!
    MVC8VIP
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The food, service, and atmosphere were all wonderful and made a very cold day much warmer in every way.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The food was delicious but we were unfortunately seated near the door and the bar which made it quite cold and noisy. The waitress wasn't very personable but still very attentive. Overall it was a nice meal.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Like Applebee's
    ssts
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Felt like an Applebee's with same type of service. Kind of sloppy. Food took long too and was kind of just dumped on the table. Nothing special.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overrated, overcrowded, overbooked
    jswims
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Had a reservation for 7 didn't get seated till 7:30, and yet there was a second room full of empty tables. What's the point of a reservation. Too noisy, too crowded, too much hype for a so-so restaurant.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yummy but loud
    HealthyFoodie
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    My boyfriend and I loved this place. It was my second time but his first. He loved it! He got the Maine Lobster and I got the Veggie Burger. He loved his meal and I loved mine. Our waitress was very attentive and great! We had to wait about 5-10 minutes for a table to be set-up even though we made reservations. It was worth the wait but I would recommend making reservations. We had a great time but could barely hear one another. It would have received 5 stars and not 4 had it not been as loud. However, it was delicious, I had a great time and the service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good lunch spot
    NYDinerVIP
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Had lunch here with our kids. Enjoyed the food and it was relaxed. It was busy so the service was a little slow but servers were very nice and accomodating.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Doesn't live up to others
    CaLevi
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Was unimpressed. Hoping it had somewhat of a quiet romantic atmosphere like the other Clydes', and it was anything but. Food wasn't anything special. If looking for something upscale, this certainly wasn't. Maybe a slight step up from a regular chain restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • One of my favorites!
    Food123
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    I love Clyde’s! It is one of my favorite places to go when I have a party of 5+
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lobster Month at Clyde's
    AndrewVIP
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Three of us enjoyed the October lobster special in the landmark Georgetown property. Excellent martinis, nice domestic sparkler, terrific service and very good value.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Worth a return visit
    BethesdaDiner2
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The food was great and well prepared. They say roasted chicken is a litmus test for a good restaurant and Clyde's definitely qualifies. And the steak salad is amazing - perfectly prepared steak. Clyde's remains on our short list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT CHOICE
    luvs2eat
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Clyde's of Georgetown is one of my favorites. You will always have a great meal and the service is excellent. We had 8:15 p.m. reservations but they were able to seat us earlier.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love the Lobster!
    BettinaVIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    This is our 5th yr (at least) of meeting and celebrating during your fall lobster special. It's a tradition we all look forward to. Love the cozy booths in G'town; excellent vodka gimlets; lobster; and our waitress Leyla was excellent and attentive.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It's got charm
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    The drinks, sliders, and our server were good, the pasta bolognese and the pizza were disappointing. A friend tried the crab cake and enjoyed it. It was his first time so who knows how it compares to the ones in Maryland. Basically if you're in the mood for drinks and starters, this place is good!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DebbieVIP
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Always a good meal. Have my favorites but Never disappointed with trying anything g new.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Reliably amazing
    ChirsVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    My wife and love this place! It never fails. Great brunch on this occasion. Warm, welcoming service was always on the ball. New house cocktails are worth a try. Wide ranging menu will appeal to almost everyone. The reasonable prices will, too. Charming decor. Great for everyone, from families with kids to college students to young professionals. It can occasionally be a bit crowded and loud but that's often part of the fun.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • DC's go-to .........
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Clyde's has been my DC go-to food/beverage choice for years. Consistently excellent service, food and ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lobster Pot Pie disappointing
    BillyVIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    We ate at Clyde's the other day, and one of us ordered the 1.5 lb lobster, which was good. I ordered the lobster pot pie, which was not really a pot pie. It was more like a lobster shepherd's pie. It was less than good. The waiter asked, after noticing that I only ate a portion of the "lobster pot pie," if I liked it. I said it was "ok," and then he walked off. In the past, at other restaurants, if a server saw that I didn't eat much and said it was just "ok," they would ask more questions about why I did not like it. The server was un-interested and rarely came back to the table. I like Clyde's but I did not think my meal and the server was adequate.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    service was so, so slow. It was not very busy, food just okay
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A second try at a moderate price
    MarkNearRFKVIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Last month I visited to try the sustainable swordfish. We enjoyed our food, but with wine (dessert?) and tip, it was $50/person. This month I had their lobster special and my companion had lobster pot pie. I substituted a small salad for the fries with the lobster. We each had 1 glass of wine. The service was excellent. With 20% tip, the bill was $36/per person. I can see myself repeating that monthly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Place !
    JavaCocodining
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Arrived early for our 7:00 reservation on Thursday night. Enjoyed a couple of drinks at the bar. Bar tender was friendly and attentive. Had the special, lobster. It was excellent, as was the service. Only downside was sitting so close to the next table for two it was hard not to hear their conversation. Would have preferred a booth and more privacy
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food in Georgetown
    MacFoodieVIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    You can't go wrong with this restaurant, good food, good service and reasonable prices.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First Visit was Great
    FoodFan
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    For our first visit, we would say that Clyde's was a great place to eat. The food was good, the ambiance was great. Our food arriving at our table was slow...guests who arrived after we did, got their food at least ten minutes faster than we got our food, but that wouldn't deter us from returning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Superb Maine lobster
    Minion22
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Yum yum yum.. Food is so good! Lobster recommended! Really fresh and tastes so good! Though very hard to reserve, maximum of six only thru internet... Even if reserved a month before..
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.