1600 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036Neighborhood:
SeafoodPrice: $30 and under
- Dining Style: Casual Dining
- Website: http://www.nagedc.com/
- Phone: (202) 448-8005
- Hours of Operation:
CAFE: Monday - Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00am
LUNCH: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
BRUNCH: Saturday & Sunday 11:00am - 3:00pm
DINNER: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Sunday 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Bar: Daily 4pm - close
- Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
- Cuisine: Seafood, French American, Contemporary American
- Executive Chef: Dwayne Motley
- Dress Code: Casual Dress
- Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
- Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
- Catering: Private Dining Options available. Please call 202-841-3331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- Special Events: Dining Out for Life. Proceeds of Dinner Service benefit Food & Friends. For more information, visit www.foodandfriends.org
- Cross Street: 16th street
- Public Transit: METRO: Dupont Circle (2 Blocks), Farragut North (2 Blocks)
BUS: S-2 Bus A 16th and M streets
- Parking: Hotel Parking
- Parking Details: Valet offered through the Courtyard Marriott Embassy Row for $8.00. Spaces limited. Additional parking 1 Block away.
A word from Nage Restaurant
“Worth The Trip” writes The Washington Post about Nage D.C., an upscale-casual eatery with a menu based in French cooking, but with a palette of global flavors. Complimented by smart wines & fun cocktails, and an energetic bistro ambience; Nage offers an approachable dining experience driven for our guests’ enjoyment. Elegant yet affordable lunch offers either a quick bite or an impressive afternoon dining experience with sandwiches, salads, and light entrees. For dinner, signature items include Baked Oysters, Crabcakes, Seafood a la Nage, Nage’s Famous Truffled Fries, and Center Cut Ribeye. Checkout the daily features on the chalkboard for an ever-changing list of interesting menu additions. The casual eatery boasts a fabulously soothing muted red, orange, & brown decorative motif complete with hanging lamps, cozy booths, and walls painted in energetic yet subtle shades. Find out why The Georgetowner labels Nage’s food as “Shamefully Delicious Edible Concoctions”.Continued
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Nage Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
73 reviews since July 29, 2014
- Ambiance3.7Noise LevelModerate
neighborhood gem (27)fit for foodies (25)great for brunch (13)romantic (13)special occasion (12)great for lunch (10)good for groups (8)hot spot (5)notable wine list (5)kid-friendly (4)late-night find (3)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
- It's been betterLauraUVIPDined on 11/24/2014We've eaten here before and it has been better. This time we ordered the calamari and it was tiny, hard circles you could hardly taste. The shrimp appetizer was two shrimp, not just overcooked but almost spongy, as if they had been frozen and unfrozen more than once., The mushroom baklava was good as was the onion soup. I must say we did complain and they were very apologetic but we were on a living social coupon so, since it required us to spend $40 there was no point in their taking things off the bill.
- Not our first choice in the futuredenverchowhoundDined on 11/18/2014Decent restaurnt with good drinks and fairly priced and reasonably interesting wine list. Food is good, not great--there were 2 in our party and one had steak which was tough but tasty--supposed to be medium rare, and more like medium. the other entree was a burger which was ok. Appetizers better than main courses Service staff was knowledgeable but a bit harried.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- frequentflierVIPDined on 11/16/2014The crab bisque soup was savory and full of lump crab meat. I snagged the last portion of grouper as Nage is known for their seafood. The service was personal and welcoming.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- anniversarycoupleDined on 11/15/2014Nice dinner. Very good calamari starter and our angus burgers were cooked exactly as we asked. Our personal waiter was professional slightly aloof but got the job done. Only complaint I felt the diner behind us was in our lap due to table configuration. Maybe a small screen or plant between booths and tables to give a sense of privacy would be a welcome addition.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Kind of DisappointingHASEaterVIPDined on 11/9/2014Going out for a late dinner on a Sunday evening, I was disappointed with sorely overcooked prawns on dense, tasteless rice, and a salad overpowered with a flood of apricots. Luckily, the house specialty, a seafood stew in a delicious saffron soup, left me with a good taste in my mouth, although once again, the shrimp and fish were sorely overcooked.
- Kill It SkilletBraddockDined on 11/9/2014Brunch item 'Kill It Skillet' - mac n' cheese, chorizo, bacon, truffled frites, fried egg - is as good as advertised!Special Features:
- Yelling Across the Table1987foodDined on 11/8/2014We were so disappointed with the loud noise level at a Saturday brunch (reservations at noon). It is amusing the noise rating on your chart suggests "energetic"...rather than "painfully annoying".
- Great, as usualcasualbruncherDined on 11/6/2014Wonderful, creative and seasonal menu. Attentive and friendly service. Amazing for a 'hotel' restaurant.Special Features:
- DeliciousyukonfDined on 11/2/2014Brought my parents and boyfriend. Handled my food allergy very well. Presentation and flavor were both outstanding.Special Features:
- ExcellentJTNUGENTVIPDined on 10/30/2014Delicious seafood and wine and a truly outstanding dessert will make us come back again and again. Very attentive staff and an enjoyable atmosphere made the night even better.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Enjoyed lunch herejaznwdcVIPDined on 10/22/2014They have some nice salad and sandwich options. The place is quiet and small so it's good for business meetings. I had only been here for dinner before but was pleasantly surprised about Nage a lunch destination.Special Features:
- Best Onion Soup...ever!Stick66VIPDined on 10/21/2014Whenever I am in DC, I make sure to stop here for the onion soup. Everything else is good, but the onion soup is fantastic!
- Great food and very friendlyFatkidlovescakeDined on 10/18/2014Was a little skeptical since it was a restaurant in the Marriott. But glad I tried it. If you go Try the killit skillet. A little heavy but one if the best breakfast dishes I've eaten. Service was top notch as well and everyone was super friendly. Id def go back.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Rude and rushedCtowncatDined on 10/15/2014Scott was intense and didn't tend to consistently so another person fills in. Kale salad wasnt made right and Scott said it was. It was supposed to have black and green kale salad. Only had green salad. Food was good, but service was sub par from Scott
- narrow selectionpoppoDined on 10/15/2014It is just okay. The food was not bad, but was not great either. constantly coming and trying to take dishes away from guests is not a good idea. we felt presses. The signature seafood dish was full of potatoes instead of seafoods It was also supposed to have calamari in it, yet we zfound none. we will not go back there.
- A pretenderDCLocalVIPDined on 10/2/2014This is a hotel restaurant trying to promote itself as not like a hotel restaurant. The experience doesn't match the hype.
- NageLibbyjDined on 9/30/2014Excellent calamari and trout with deliciously seasoned grilled vegetables.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- A very good mealOpenTable Diner Since 2007VIPDined on 9/26/2014This is a perfectly satisfactory restaurant that's "hidden" inside a hotel. The service was outstanding and the food was fine. I had the pepper shrimp appetizer and my husband had the calamari. The entrees of rainbow trout and halibut were very tasty. We did not have dessert. The only downside was the bread. Previously, it was served with hummus. On this visit, the "no flavor" bread was served cooler than room temperature with a nothing special, totally bland olive oil. There's nothing wrong with the olive oil, it's just not tasty at all. I recommend skipping the bread (unless you're starving) and focus on the otherwise good food.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Very Chillmichaele19Dined on 9/25/2014Decent drinks but pricey. Halibut (Indian Summer version) not bad, although could use more flavor. The Campfire Sundae was pretty tasty :-)Special Features:
- Excellent food, Odd settingEatoutoftenVIPDined on 9/20/2014I think that most restaurants in hotels start on a level below a stand alone restaurant. It is especially hard when that hotel is not a top rate hotel. That said the food at Nage was excellent. WE had a superb gazpacho, very fine sea bass and a slow smoked brisket, followed by a very good cobbler. The service was sub par (we had to ask repeatedly to have water glasses refilled). The acoustics are not great and the ambiance, being that it is off of the lobby of a Marriott Courtyard leave a little to be desired.
- A real find for foodies.KrmlkatVIPDined on 9/14/2014One of our best meals in DC. Service was great and food over the top. Four of all agreed we'd come back.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- awesome brunch, excellent servicenomnom33VIPDined on 8/31/2014Our waitress was great! Food was very good. Unlimited brunch drink deal was awesome. The bacon bloody mary's are amazing. Go eat there but make a reservation!Special Features:
- Great PlaceShamoneVIPDined on 8/30/2014The staff and food was great. The unlimited brunch was okay wish there was a top shelf upgrade option. Our waitress Brandy (Brandi), I think that was her name, along with other staff including the hostess was very attentive. They took our drink order as soon as we sat and helped us selected food options. The kill it skillet and shrimp and grits was so awesome. I would go here again when I am in DC. Thanks for making is NYers feel welcomeSpecial Features:
- Thoroughly enjoyed our evening!!OpenTable Diner Since 2009Dined on 8/26/2014The food and service were excellent. We will definitely go back.Special Features:
- OpenTable Diner Since 2013Dined on 8/17/2014went for restaurant week menu which they don't do on Sundays. the food was decent though not being able to order off of the restaurant week menu was a disappointment.Special Features:
- Dinner during Restaurant weekDChopperDined on 8/15/2014Myself and a couple of friends met for dinner. Two for us had the special restaurant week menu-delicious! and the others had the Lobster Mac and Cheese. I dined on Spicy Prawns, Steak and a Sundae all perfectly done. Our Server Anthony was great with suggestions and service. We will definitely return!Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Great local restaurant!MollyOfCapHillDined on 8/15/2014We had a wonderful time! The food was so delicious and the service was outstanding. Highly recommend the campfire dessert!Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Trout is amazingGoodlunchontimeVIPDined on 8/15/2014Nice place for good business conversation, trout is great!Special Features:
- Awesome experienceAsane101Dined on 8/14/2014First of all we were greeted nicely by a gentleman who I believe is the manager, and when I knew we were at a good restaurant. The waiter was efficient and very knowledgeable about the menu, and he served us quickly. I really like their wine selection and the ambience is just amazing. I'd definitely go back to this restaurant again and will highly recommend it...Special Features:
- OpenTable Diner Since 2005Dined on 8/14/2014I tired Nage for restaurant week and I enjoyed it. The food and service was good. I enjoyed all my food. I would go back there.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Great Servicecm0013aVIPDined on 8/13/2014The service here was great. Small restaurant and fairly loud. I enjoyed my food but wouldn't want to pay menu prices for it, I was there for restaurant week. Creme brulee was delicious!Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Tough steakKateVIPDined on 8/13/2014Usually I really enjoy Nage. I find the new menu to be too limited and not very interesting. The kale salad with steak was bland and the steak was tough and lacked flavor. I was disappointed for the first time eating there.I would recommend this to a friend.
- Good food, great staffWexternackDined on 8/2/2014We were in town for one night. 3 adults, a 6 year old and 4 year old. The place feels like a modern hotel restaurant, but the food was really quite good and the server and staff were personable accommodating and quite lovely.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- The following 1073 reviews are from the Nage Restaurant reviews archive.
- Go for the suckling pig speciallocalgirlDined on 7/25/2014Had a wonderful meal at Nage. Gracious service, delicious food. We were greeted warmly at the door and low key, professional service continued throughout our evening. Creative cocktails, solid wine list, nice variety on the menu. What a gem for those staying in the attached hotel, to discover a restaurant that can complete with the best in D.C.Special Features:
- Excellent brunch option.ndkidDined on 7/18/2014Food and service were excellent. Arrive early so you can enjoy outside dining.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Love the Bottomless Mimosastravel2muchDined on 7/13/2014The restaurant manager April was very friendly upon entering. Our waiter was nice, although i though he could have kept a better eye on my mimosa glass! Food was good. Decent value.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Pricey but good.LexiBDined on 7/12/2014I took my boyfriend for his birthday. The staff were very pleasant and the service was great. The food came to us hot and tasty. My only complaints are that it's a little pricey and there aren't many menu options.Special Features:
- Great Lunch SpotFoodandWhine1VIPDined on 7/11/2014Always a good spot for a downtown lunch. Good for business or pleasure always a strong spot for food and comfortable lunch.Special Features:
- Started off w/ a bang, then tankedOpenTable Diner Since 2014Dined on 6/28/2014The appetizer (BBQ oysters), Small Plate (Creole Gulf Prawns) and house salad were amazing. However, my entree (BBQ brisket) was very disappointing; it wasn't moist, tender and flavorful as expected. My friend had the Pan Seared Strip Loin, it was overcooked and dry. It wasn’t the most pleasant meal but we were able to make the best off it. I think because we were still high from the amazing apps. Unfortunately, the dessert wasn't able to make up for the mediocre entrees. We decided to share the Cobbler, that particular day, they were serving blueberry. It was so bad; we had to send it back. We ended up getting the Red Velvet Cupcake, it was ok, but it came right out of the refrigerator. It was cold and dry...womp womp...
- We keep going backjalexandriaDined on 6/21/2014We have been to Nage several times. Although it is "a restaurant in a hotel" we have found the food a service to be quite good and the prices in ling with the neighborhood. Their warm salad and their Sea Food al a Nage are fantastic.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.