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Georgia Brown's
Georgia Brown's

Georgia Brown's Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.gbrowns.com
  • Phone: (202) 393-4499
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 10:00pm, Friday: 11:30am - 11:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 4:30pm (last seating at 3:30pm)
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Low Country, Southern
  • Executive Chef: Jim Foss
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We offer limited off-site catering. Please call the restaurant and speak with our special events coordinator for more details at 202.393.4499. If you prefer, please feel free to email your inquiry to abrown@capitalrestaurants.com.
  • Private Party Facilities: Looking for that perfect place to host your special event...well here we are. We can accommodate large groups in the main dining room with a menu designed especially for your birthday, anniversary, rehearsal dinner, corporate event or casual gathering. Whatever the occasion, we will help you create a memorable and personal event amid our beautiful setting.
  • Private Party Contact: Ayanna Brown (202) 393-4499
  • Entertainment: We offer Live Jazz every Wednesday from 6:30pm until 10:30pm and Sunday's for our Jazz Brunch from 10:00am until 3:00pm. (The last seating for brunch is at 2:00pm)

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between K and I Streets
  • Public Transit: We are conveniently located near the McPherson Square metro station on the orange and blue lines. Exit the metro at Vermont Avenue and walk one-half block North on 15th Street. Traveling on the red line stop at Farragut North. Walk two blocks east on K Street. Turn right at the corner of 15th and K. We are mid-way through the block on the right.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We offer Valet Parking Service nightly beginning at 5:00pm and Sunday"s for our Jazz Brunch beginning at 10:00am. There is a fee of $8 per car. In addition, there are several near by parking garages and limited on-street parking. Please make sure to read the signs and meters in reference to time restrictions and fees.
A word from Georgia Brown's
Come and experience our lively interpretation of South Carolina Low-Country cuisine. Enjoy good southern food, servers who bubble over with hospitality, and a dining room that is truly distinctive. With its honey-colored walls, golden woods and bronze sculptures that crawl across the ceiling, designer Adam Tihany has created an atmosphere to awaken your senses. What better place to enjoy low country cuisine than in this contemporary environment celebrating the south. Offering the flavor of the South - the Soul of Washington; where we will be sure to leave a light burning in the window for you, our guests.

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Diner Reviews
  • "We found Georgia Brown's on Open Table. Their web sight and reviews were very inviting. My crew includes 4 kids ages 7-13. I Loved that they provided 1/2 portions of certain dishes rather than the drab children's menu. Two had Fried Chicken and one Mac and cheese. They loved it. I also had the chicken and it was delicious...... Not difficult to eat at all if you are dressed up. My husband and son had the cowboy steak and raved about it. I would definitely go back if I lived closer."
    Dined on 8/25/2014
  • "We were a group of eight, and service was impeccable. food was great, and the entertaiment was good."
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "Sunday brunch was great. The staff was attentive and the food was delicious."
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "Everything was great we made reservations we were 10 mins late but was seated right away no wait. The service was incredible and the waiter was very knowledgeable about the dishes and made good suggestions. He accidentally threw away my friend's leftovers that she wanted to take and the kitchen made her a whole new dish to take with no cost. The food was good and the only thing that need a little salt was the spinach."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "My out of town guest as well as a local friend thought that this was one of the best restaurants in the DC area. I agree whole heartedly. JP"
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "Table for 4. Friday night. Server was professional and efficient; although there was no direction or guidance given on the menu to our clueless Yankee crowd. Nevertheless, mussels and deviled eggs were ordered. We might have done better, but we are not aware as to how. We loved the mussels: fresh, seasoned, simple. The deviled eggs were reminiscent of childhood picnics. Delicious, full of flavor and memories. We already loved this place! Entres were Carolina Pelau and Fried Chicken, both excellently prepared; both portions way too large for us. We had to refuse dessert; and being travelers , we could not even take away our entrees. ...to our own loss. The food was excellent. wished we could have fit in dessert."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Very good food and service. To be recommended for sure."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "The grilled chicken wedge salad is great; and, of course, the fried chicken is always a winner! Healthy southern food in an upscale setting. Great for meeting with clients since lower noise level doesn't interfere with conversation."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Went there for restaurant week. The special menu only had three selection from which to choose from, none of which was worthy of Restaurant Week."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "The food and atmosphere is always great here. However, I was a little disappointed with the portions of the take home food. I was there in December 2013 and I remember them being a little larger. Also, if you could figure out a way for people that have reservations to get to their table quicker, that would be wonderful."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "This was a tasty brunch and came with wonderful music. The food was nice, but the buffet bar was overstocked and some of the food had been out too long like the biscuits which had gone a bit dry and the turkey and roast beef which were no longer very tender or juicy. Overall, however, the wide selection of food was exceptional and the take-home dish was terrific even two days later. If not for the price, I would recommend to even more people!"
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "The Sunday Brunch was a nice pleasant experience. Service could've been but better, but it was fine never-the-less. The food was delicious, and we will return for repeated dining or brunching. LOL We will recommend Georgia Brown's Sunday Brunch to others."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Not so good. Food came out and parts of it was hot and parts of it were cold. Took too long for waiter to return to table so not worth the complaint. Super packed but seemed like food was pre-made and heated up. Not a good experience for someone new to the area and wanted the best "soul" food. Not sure if it is worth returning to."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I was excited to go to Georgia Browns, but sadly was disappointed in my meal and service. It felt like our waiter was annoyed to be serving us the entire time. The food is ok, but definitely not true southern food. More like southern for Yankees."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Has been one of my favorite restaurants and shall happily remain in that position!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "The evening was a failure from both the service and the food side. On the service side: Staff were audibly complaining about having to work that night. Our server never returned to our table after taking our order. We never received all our food. A glass was dropped directly beside our table and was not cleaned nor were we invited to move. On the food side there isn't much to say except the food was marginal at best. I can forgive poor service for exceptional food but that wasn't the case. The biscuits were inedible, the salad was wilted, and the entree was extremely acidic. The quality was TGIF caliber on a night they're training new line chefs. On the plus side, the weather was beautiful and the bartender that served us was pleasant."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "You can't even hear yourself think in this noisy joint, but the food is good and the service is too."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "A group from work went to Georgia Brown's for lunch and we all thoroughly enjoyed the experience! I was very pleased with the gluten free menu - they have a lot of choices for those of us with celiac disease or gluten intolerance!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "The smoked lamb shank was heavenly and the combination of flavors with the sautéed onions and sweet potatoes truly was splendid. I would return to feast here on any next visit to the DC area."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Hit this place for Restaurant Week and it didn't disappoint. Food was great. Service was great. Portions were insane."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "Food not bad but nothing special. Very very noisy place, imposible to matain a conversation, very anoying."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "We finally were able to secure a reservation and Georgia Brown's lived up to its reputation and our expectations. The food was of course fabulous. Our appetizers included yellow tomato gazpacho, fried green tomato, and beet deviled eggs (the best). Entrees were fried chicken, blackened salmon, deconstructed jambalaya, and GB's signature gumbo (better than anything I've had in New Orleans). Desserts were peach cobbler, chocolate bourbon pecan tart, and lemon chess pie. We had to roll ourselves out at the end, we were so stuffed. The portions are quite generous, even for Restaurant Week. As good as the food was, the service was outstanding. Our server was made us feel like part of his family and he really knew the menu well."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Although the food and service were great, the noise level was such it would not make for a romantic evening unless you didn't want to talk with your date. Luckily I was able to turn down my hearing aids."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "The food was good, and the service was great. Cocktails are VERY good, especially the Georgia Peach Martini. I had the Devil Shrimp which was tasty with nice sides, and the bread pudding was fantastic."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "The buffet was outstanding. My party really appreciated that we had the option to take home the "Act II" entree. I will definitely be back for dinner as soon as I'm in the area again."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Love the Sunday brunch. The food and live jazz was great. I love their omlet bar."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "There is no reason to list how perfect this place was. I was simply excellent."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Amazing jerk and fried catfish. Also, the corn bread was the best I've had, it wasn't too sweet or oily. The wait staff were accomodating and attentive. In addition, its a great location and the ambiance is really nice. Love the art structure on the ceiling."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "While the biscuits and cornbread were true southern delicacies I didn't feel the Devilish Shrimp were all that great. Not enough different textures on the plate to satisfy a curious palette. The people I was dining with enjoyed their fried meatloaf but we're not impressed with the Red Velvet cake. Our waitress was fantastic though. An older woman who was a true spit fire."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "We ordered the crab cake appetizer, which was a little mushy. The friend chicken, gravy, smashed red potatoes and collards totally made up for it. The fried chicken was tasty, crunchy on the outside, moist on the inside."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "We enjoy Georgia Brown's for lunch, dinner, and even Christmas Dinner. We've never had a bad experience. The food is always piping hot and tasty."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Good to see that one of the historical African American restaurants of the day is still thriving. The live entertainment was a nice treat and the "take home entrée" along with the buffet brunch was a nice bonus making it worth the $40 price tag."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Brunch at Georgia Brown's on Sunday was amazing. I went with my mom to celebrate her birthday and she enjoyed the selection of buffet items. She particularly loved that we got to take a meal home with us and I particularly loved the mimosas. :)"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "My overall experience was phenomenal but specifically my host Bobby V was the highlight that made a great occasion even more special & memorable."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "A rare find in USA, a restaurant where food is actually cooked by proper chefs. kitchen is visible which is always a good sign of a confident restaurant. Good décor and only a short stroll from the White House."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "This was our first experience here and the food was very good, but the desserts were excellent!! Desserts were shared at our table and all of them were fabulous, esp. the Southern Comfort Bread Pudding!!!! It was a wonderful experience and we will definitely be coming back very soon!"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "With the exception of one particular waiter who was rude, GB is my spot. I hope they get rid of the problem, because all the other servers are Great. Never experienced this before and hope the plague is wiped out. I like GB, but the next I go if he us there, that will b my last visit. Manager is outstanding and I hope she gets rid of him. He's ghetto and that is not the place for that."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "After all these years this restaurant seems to only get better with food "to die for." My favorite is the chicken liver appetizer. For the last week I have been dining out with my family from out of town. This was the last restaurant stop prior to their departure. They raved about the food and stated that when they come back to DC that they will visit Georgia Brown's again."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Excellent dinner and amazing cocktails. A bit pricey. waiter was spot-on with his recommendations"
    Dined on 7/28/2014