950 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005Neighborhood:
Low CountryPrice: $30 and under
- Dining Style: Casual Elegant
- Website: http://www.gbrowns.com/
- Phone: 2023934499
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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 2023934499
- 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)
- 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.Continued
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Georgia Brown's reviews from OpenTable diners
426 reviews since July 2, 2014
- Ambiance4Noise LevelModerate
special occasion (168)good for groups (157)fit for foodies (152)great for brunch (116)romantic (87)neighborhood gem (83)hot spot (75)great for lunch (70)great for outdoor dining (39)vibrant bar scene (35)late-night find (27)notable wine list (20)kid-friendly (17)scenic view (5)Show More
- LarryDined on 10/26/2014First time at the restaurant although I have heard about it for years. Great food and service. Will definitely return for dinner on my next trip to Washington, DC. I would take clients, friends and family to the restaurant.Special Features:
- It wasn't the BestOpenTable Diner Since 2014Dined on 10/26/2014I've been to Georgia Brown's numerous times and the quality of the food has began to decline. Most of the items on the brunch bar were not served warm and the food was presented fresh.
- Save your moneyOpenTable Diner Since 2013Dined on 10/26/2014It was good music and good service. The food however was not worth what we paid. I am sure you can find something comparable for less outlay out cash.
- This Yankee ApprovesfinntastikDined on 10/25/2014I'm a CT Yankee who knows next to nothing about Low Country cuisine; other than Georgia Brown's rendition of it is absolutely delicious. Very elegant dining experience with excellent service and an apparent passion for their menu that is obvious in every dish that comes to the table. My friends have recommended Georgia Brown's to me multiple times, and I'm very happy I finally got to try it out. I recommend it to you as well!Special Features:
- Nice ambiancecasualdaterDined on 10/25/2014Menu is moderate for DC standards and overpriced. Ambiance is stellar. Drinks were boldly flavorful. More of a romantic dinner then a foodie lover's dream.Special Features:
- perfect birthday dinnerOpenTable Diner Since 2012Dined on 10/25/2014With very little time to help my fraternity brother from Atlanta plan a birthday dinner for his wife. We went to George Brown's on the word of my cousin the food and atmosphere were good. Georgia Brown was the perfect place and the food didn't disappoint anyone. Great service, Great Dinner menu, and the desserts were the best. Thanks Georgia Brown's for making her day a great way to end the day.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Overall good experienceOpenTable Diner Since 2010Dined on 10/25/2014My friend and I had dinner here before a concert. We made reservations so we were seated very quickly. Our server was good - attentive. We ordered appetizers - fried green tomatoes and catfish fingers. The fgt were just ok and I would not order them again. The catfish was ok a bit over fried, but they were served with a bleu cheese slaw that was fantastic. I had the shrimp and grits for my entree - excellent! It was a sizeable portion; although I wanted to eat it all, I couldn't! My friend had the gumbo which she said was very tasty. We were glad we chose Georgia Brown's. Overall a pleasant dining experience.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Great Start Poor FinishGroupOf6Dined on 10/24/2014We arrived the restaurant wasn’t crowded. Ordered: fried green tomatoes, truffle mac-n-cheese, & butternut squash soup; it arrived quickly & hot. Dinner: cowboy steak, deviled shrimp, gumbo, & pot roast (though our server said it was potpie); it arrived shortly after appetizers cleared. The steak meal was huge, enough for 2, the devil shrimp was very spicy, the gumbo short on flavor (needed a kick of something), but the pot roast was not potpie (wow), but it was very tasty & tender so we kept it. By then the restaurant was packed; had to ask for water more than once. Dessert: bread pudding & crème Brule w/coffee. Coffee COLD & crème Brule COLD, sugar still granulated on top (wow). Bottom-line; go when the restaurant is not busy.Special Features:
- Good to goLovemesomefood33VIPDined on 10/22/2014Always enjoy Georgia Brown's and would recommend to anyone who hasn't been there.Special Features:
- Not the best... As I had heardBellafoodieDined on 10/21/2014Was really looking forward to my dining experience here. I heard the fried chicken was amazing. Although our server was excellent and the fried green tomatoes as well as the deviled eggs were amazing the chicken was not. Family Meal in Frederick has better fried chicken. Your chef should go there!
- Good foodKatyVIPDined on 10/19/2014Food was really delicious-- and that is clearly important when dining. Service is not so good. Our poor waiter didn't understand my question of pan fried vs deep fried. He didn't seem to be a top notch waiter in general. Clearly the staff gets to select the music. This was the WORST. Part. It was terrible R&B. Loud, horrible R&B. Just really ruined a good experience. Had the music been bearable- it would have been a pretty good visit. Goes to show how far a little good music and service goes.
- I will be visiting again soon!cherrylDined on 10/19/2014The food, the service, the miosas, everything was absolutely wonderful. It was my first visit there, and it definitely will not be my last. I couldn't have picked a better place to have a birthday brunch at! Keep up the fantastic work!Special Features:
- Great for brunchOpenTable Diner Since 2007Dined on 10/19/2014We went for Sunday brunch and rolled out stuffed. Great atmosphere, great jazz and excellent food.Special Features:
- Still One of DC's Best Brunch SpotsAndyDined on 10/19/2014The staff and experience are outstanding as always. Stick with the southern cooking related brunch items, which are also outstanding. The typical brunch items are good but not nearly as memorable or yummy as their specialties (e.g., grits and jambalaya).Special Features:
- Great jazz brunchMSMTGDined on 10/19/2014Great jazz brunch. Wonderful food and a fantastic band!Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Wonderful!mvcdinerDined on 10/18/2014Great food, energetic atmosphere, find service. This was Howard's homecoming weekend, so the wait was extensive. The host accommodated our last minute request to boost from 4 to 5 people with grace. Great experience all around!Special Features:
- OpenTable Diner Since 2013Dined on 10/18/2014We really like this restaurant. Washington in general is not the greatest place for really good food. High prices and average food is the norm. Georgia Brown's is none of that. Good food , good service, reasonable prices for the area. This place is a really good choice for eating out in the downtown DC area.Special Features:
- AMAZING!MVC8Dined on 10/18/2014From the service to the starters to the meal and dessert-- this is by far the best Saturday brunch I've had in DC. Perfection.Special Features:
- Great Find!MTeeDined on 10/17/2014Georgia Brown is an upscale restaurant serving Southern cuisine, outstanding personalized service, and a unique variety of selections in all categories of the menu. All ethnicities can be found enjoying the atmosphere while you listen to the best of old school but relaxing R & B music. Service is fast despite the crowd. I went on a Friday for my birthday. They are correct in suggesting you make a reservation. We were seated quickly and ahead of a large group that entered just in front of us. The staff made quite an impression! Will definitely visit again and suggest to others.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Southern FoodChicNYNights911Dined on 10/16/2014Overall the restaurant has a great ambiance but the food. Unfortunately I was not impressed. Super bland and thankfully they had Crystal's hot sauce to add some flavor to the catfish. I'm from the south (Texas) and this is not southern food at all.
- Unique menuBostonfoodsDined on 10/12/2014Me and my boyfriend dined here on our last night in Washington DC. We had experienced horrible food and mediocre service at all the other resteraunts we had been to during our stay until we came here. We are from Boston and were looking for a menu that was not something we could get at home, and this place was it! Everything was great from the drinks to dessert.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Quality slipping?DCVisitorDined on 10/12/2014Was at Georgia Brown years ago, and remember loving it. This time around - still loved the style, atmosphere and food choices, but the buffet was not well-stocked and the food was cold. Overall quality seemed to be a bit off. That being said, I would go back again because, really, it is a unique place.Special Features:
- What Happened To Georgia Brown's?GoodSportDined on 10/12/2014I hadn't been to here for 9 years, and while planning a girl's day out decided to choose it for brunch. BIG mistake! The restaurant is nothing as I recall it. The music was way too loud - in fact, it was deafening; the seating arrangements were so cramped; the breakfast food stations were nothing like before; and the carry-out lunch was the pits - I received one-third of what was given at my last visit and having ordered the fried chicken to go I had to inquire which part of the chicken it was as it was shriveled and unidentifiable. To top it all off, the price has almost doubled! Don't worry about me anymore, Georgia, I'll leave your restaurant to unsuspecting visitors who've never been or haven't been for a very long time!Special Features:
- Good brunch selection, but not goodMikeJDined on 10/12/2014We went to the Sunday brunch with the understanding that it would be among the best in town. We arrived right on time for our 10 a.m. reservation and had to wait 15 minutes for the restaurant to open for seating. (I guess it opens at 10). The spread was great, but they haven't mastered the different between cold foods and hot foods -- so cold foods were warm and hot foods seemed like they had been sitting out for a very long time. On the other hand, the jazz trio was great.
- A little dissapointed!OpenTable Diner Since 2007Dined on 10/11/2014I love Georgia Brown's!!! However, this time the food wasn't quite as good as normal. I'm not sure if it was because I had a 10:30pm reservation and they closed at 11pm, or what it was. I always have the fried chicken but, this time it wasn't cooked all the way done. The macaroni & cheese was delicious, just as the collard greens were. We also had the pecan pie, which was quite disappointing as well. Too many pecans and not enough filling. Our waitress was great!!! The staff is always friendly!Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Two Hungry BritsBritsontourDined on 10/11/2014Found this gem just around the corner from our hotel via trip advisor. Booked thru open table. Staff were brilliant and the food & beer was fabulous. Never had proper soother good before so can't comment on authenticity but we loved it. Would highly recommend it.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- BirthdayspotDined on 10/11/2014My 3rd visit was as good as the first. It's my family's birthday spot. great food great server!Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- 4206Dined on 10/11/2014Good location, well appointed restaurant with a friendly atmosphere - albeit crowded..........Excellent food - on par with the finer establishments in both Savannah and Charleston.....Specialty drinks are outstanding.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Great findF8pamelaDined on 10/10/2014This place has great food and beautiful ambiance. I have been here a few times and they have yet to disappoint. I would strongly recomend Georgia Browns to anyone looking to enjoy an evening with friends and loved ones.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Great as alwaysDowntownCSDined on 10/9/2014I only make it to Georgia Browns about once each year, and have been doing so for the past 15 years or so. It never changes and, in this case, that's a good thing. Food is a 10. Most recently, went with the she crab soup and the fried chicken.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Good foodAKA1994Dined on 10/6/2014I ordered the salmon with cheese grits and it was good. The salmon could have been cooked a longer in the middle though.
- Very happyDinnerwithdaughterDined on 10/5/2014We dinned early (for us) at 5:45pm, and were the first ones to be seated for dinner. Despite that we got the worst table in the restaurant. I was seated in the walk way and asked by the hostess to move my chair closer to the table so others could walk through. I was a good sport about it, but annoyed at the table choice. Our waiter saved the night. He realized right away that this was not ideal location for a party of four and promptly offered us one of the other tables in his section. We happily moved and were very thankful. Our waiter was fantastic. Very knowledgable, friendly, and took great care of our party. The food was great, and I very much enjoyed the southern staples of sweet tea and fried green tomatoes. We will return.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Sunday brunchIcecreamDined on 10/5/2014Not worth the price: Act one: Entirely too many options of low-quality food. Salmon was awful!!! Disappointing! Should revisit menu to reduce quantity and improve quality. Act two: Sparse!!! The best feature was the ambiance (live band).
- Great southern cookingBluepintDined on 10/4/2014We ate at Georgia Browns to celebrate my wife's birthday. Nice decor inside. Tables are close like you might find in New York City but it was not intrusive. Menu has a lot of variety. Food was excellent. Service was good. Nice wine list and good selection of beers. We were visiting from out of town but will eat here again when in DC again.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Always a winnerOpenTable Diner Since 2014Dined on 10/4/2014This has been the second time I've come, and it's a great experience each time. The food is amazing and the service is wonderful! I would recommend this to anyone.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Was greatReturntodcDined on 10/3/2014Cuisine used to be impeccable- perhaps it was an off day, but the food wasn't as great as I recalled from the last time I visited DC.I would recommend this to a friend.
- MehJohneboyVIPDined on 10/1/2014Picked this place from the Open Table reviews, and the Low Country menu excited me. I was looking for something different than steaks or Italian. Sat at a bar table to watch baseball, so the bartender was the server. He was actually great - pretty attentive, considering he was handling the bar and the bar area tables. Started with a signature drink (peach martini - don't judge me). Kind of lame. Deviled eggs were mixed (bacon ones - good, crab ones - bland). I asked if the shrimp and grits were awesome, and he told me yes. Not so much. They came in a broth - never had them like that in Charleston. Beer selection limited. Overall, it was just OK. I left hungry and disappointed. I should have gone for Italian.Special Features:
- Highly recommendedOpenTable Diner Since 2007Dined on 10/1/2014Really enjoyed the evening of great food and great jazz. The fried chicken with succotash and mashed potatoes was delicious as was the steak with collards and mash. Not noisy at all as some reviews have said but it was definitely lively. Wish I lived in DC so I could come back!Special Features:
- Noisey and blandCH25VIPDined on 9/29/2014Not spectacular food. I ordered fried chicken. It arrived lukewarm.
- Just OkDrtchrisDined on 9/29/2014I had high expectations for this restaurant which may be why I was left feeling like the experience was just ok. Not great. The biscuits served on arrival were excellent, cornbread OK. Waiter was over-patronizing and poured our wine way too often, which is annoying (I know should have told him to stop!). Then was no where to be seen whencheck was required. Chided me for taking home leftovers. Food was good, but not memorable or outstanding. Fried catfish was good, accompanying rice was dry and overcooked. Devil shrimp also slightly overcooked and crab stuffing had too much breading for my taste (from MD!). The spinach was excellent. Wine list is very pricey, no reasonable choices under $50 which I hate, come on!! Won't go back.