Clyde's of Georgetown
Clyde's of Georgetown

Clyde's of Georgetown

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.clydes.com/
  • Phone: 2023339180x
  • 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. Stop by on Sundays and enjoy our 1/2 wine list all day. 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
194 reviews since June 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (91)great for lunch (62)good for groups (59)vibrant bar scene (44)hot spot (43)great for brunch (43)fit for foodies (40)kid-friendly (37)special occasion (32)late-night find (16)notable wine list (16)romantic (14)scenic view (5)great for outdoor dining (2)Show More
  • 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!
    MVC8
    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
    MarkNearRFK
    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.
  • BUTCHDE
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    THE FIG SALAD WAS OUTSTANDING. SERVICE WAS EXCELLENT.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An off-night I hope
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We go to Clyde's regularly. Our reservation request for a booth was not honored. Starters we did not order were brought. Service was indifferent. Lobster was tepid. I recommend the restaurant add experienced wait-staff and remove a few tables to reduce the noise and congestion.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Sunday Brunch
    JayuvaVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We were a party of four seated near the front window on a beautiful Sunday in Georgetown. Clyde's menu items were vast. Besides being out of the smoked salmon for the bennies, we had a great brunch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • diningguys
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Great table. Good food. Very friendly staff. Will return again.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This is how dining should be
    Becca
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We loved everything about this place! I was visiting my friends in Baltimore for the weekend, from Indiana. We decided to spend the day exploring DC. After a stop at Georgetown Cupcakes, we headed over to Clydes. We were seated immediately in the back dining area. From the scenery, to the wine/food, and service. Everything was over the top. Our waiting was well versed, knowledgable, and answered all out questions. The quality of the food was impeccable. Fresh, mouthwatering, and presentable. Clydes, we look forward to our next visit. Keep up the phenomenal work!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mediocre
    Cori
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Once a true DC staple, Clyde's has decidedly stopped catering to locals and is now relying entirely on its reputation to precede it to draw in tourists. The food is adequate but forgettable (think local Applebee's). The steak frites were of poor quality and drowned in garlic aoili to try to throw off a discerning palette. The chocolate cake was equally disappointing. The pasta was good, but a very small portion. On the plus side, the drinks are strong. I've always been a fan of Clyde's Restaurant Group and relied on their restaurants to provide a quintessential DC experience when I host out-of-town guests, but I'll reconsider after my experiences here in the past six months.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great spot
    dinehere
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    first time experience here was awesome. Great food and service. Definitely make a reservation cuz the place is packed.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Client lunch
    cparkVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    First we were brought some yummy bread as we perused the menu. We chose the artichoke crab dip as an appetizer to share and I must say it was the best I ever had. We each then ordered the whole Maine lobster due to the recommendation of our waitress. It was amazing!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Place to Eat!
    Greywolf
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    I love Clyde's! My wife and I were married on September the 3rd, 2014 after the ceremony, the wedding party ate lunch here. We were treated like royalty! The service is great and the food was wonderful! We will make a trip back on our 1st Anniversary to commemorate the occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always reliable
    BethesdaVIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    I haven't been to the Georgetown Clydes for years (I live near the Chevy Chase Clydes), but it is still so reliable for perfect crabcakes, seafood, and excellent hamburgers. They are famous for their chili, but I've almost always gone for the crabcakes or one of the specials. They serve excellent salads, and their menu has a nice variety- something for every taste. The service was courteous and fast. The only downside for this location is parking, which is always difficult in G-town!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • another excellent meal
    GTparent
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Thia is one of our favorite spots in Georgetown! Love the food and environment.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great decor, alright service
    Turner
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The decor is so charming. My date and I loved the food and the ambience. The service wasn't great and the waiter rarely was around us. It caused our dinner to run long
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Clyde's of Georgetown
    AndrewVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Always reliable, with good comfort food and service, and they make a great martini!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find!
    Happyfoodie
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We were in Georgetown for just one night and chose Clyde's for the menu and ambience. The mussels were amazing, dinner was great and the staff was very attentive. Would definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.