Station 4
Station 4

Station 4

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.station4dc.com/
  • Phone: 2024880987x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Bar Menu/Light Fare Monday - Sunday 3pm - 5pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Orlando Amaro
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact our Private Dining Contact for details
  • Private Party Contact: Maryna Masciandaro 2024880987x
  • Special Events: please email info@station4dc.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: M street
  • Public Transit: two steps from Waterfront Metro Station /Green Line
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Street Parking along with Parking Garage available. Station 4 does not validate parking garage tickets
A word from Station 4
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Station 4 reviews from OpenTable diners
178 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food3.9
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for brunch (83)neighborhood gem (82)great for outdoor dining (77)fit for foodies (47)great for lunch (47)good for groups (42)vibrant bar scene (35)special occasion (32)romantic (21)late-night find (20)hot spot (11)notable wine list (8)scenic view (6)kid-friendly (6)Show More
  • Bottomless Mimosas!
    nativewash02
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The mimosas are amazing. The menu has great options and there is decent parking in the area, unlike downtown DC.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent place to eat
    Jazzie
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I really like how I greeted upon arrival. The waiter was very prompt coming to the table and assuring that everything was okay. The food was excellent. I would visit again and tell others about the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pre-theatre dining spot
    Fit4dining
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    My wife and I enjoyed dining here before attending a performance at the Arena Stage, two short blocks away. The food was very good and the service was fine, and took into account the fact that some might be seeing a show. (They let you come back for the fixed price dinner dessert afterward.) When the weather is nice, I'd recommend using the outdoor patio for dining.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Keep it indoors
    Russ
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Tried the outside bar, great spot but pretty slow service. Moved inside for dinner with much better results. Food was very good for the price.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • best waterfront "go to"
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    I was again impressed by the quality of the food at Station 4. The thrift $35 pre-theater dinner yielded an interesting combination salad with heirloom tomatoes, crabmeat, corn and spices. My companion enjoyed the butternut soup special. The salmon on a bed of couscous was nicely cooked and the small chocolate ice cream cake had pretty berries alongside. Prix fixed portions are small; regular menu ones are often much less so. Service started out a bit slow but recovered nicely.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pre-Theater Dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Prior to Arena Stage there may be no better option for pre-theater dining. Have not been to the SW Waterfront for a good while, Station 4 can easily compete with the downtown venues for pre-theater dining, say at the National or Shakespeare Theater. Great selection, great presentation from starter to dessert. Heirloom tomatoes were spectacular with crab, lamb kabobs were nicely spiced and perfectly medium rare and the tart pastry, despite another revue, was short and perfectly presented I go to Arena several times a year, Station 4 is where I will dine. Will try for Brunch some Sunday as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Unlimited*
    JTNUGENTVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Went to Station 4 for a $35 unlimited mimosa brunch (2 entrees and 2 mimosas). The food was well-prepared although the eggs on my benedicts were over done, but that's actually the way I like them, so it wasn't a problem. YMMV. The waitstaff zoomed around refilling waters and mimosas (which were very popular), and yet our glasses sat empty for much of the meal and we had to stop people to request refills. Then the bill came. Without the $35 deal, they wanted $105 for the meal! Most other unlimited mimosa brunches are only $15/mimosa, but Station 4 wants $30/mimosa -- not sure how that computes, especially when it is 90% orange juice and refills take forever. Probably won't be going back for brunch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect proximity to Arena Stage
    RRazz
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Pizza is excellent. Service was quite good, in spite of the poor, judgmental attitude of our waiter; the other servers, and expediters were very efficient and friendly. The restaurant had a very nice outdoor patio that is wonderful for enjoying a meal or a drink on a pleasant summer evening. The chef even created a special meal, not on the menu, for one of our party's dietary restrictions. All in all, a very nice place, and a wonderful restaurant to enjoy a pre-show meal when visiting Arena Stage.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pre Theatre Treat
    HungryTigger
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Very nice dining option before show at Arena Stage with fix priced Theatre option. Creative menu choices that are well presented with attentive service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Date night spot
    DPW1
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    My husband and I went on a Monday night. Great menu and service. Excellent value.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We stopped in for a pre-theatre light supper. Service was pleasant and prompt .
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Location, Food not so good !
    JDL2014
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    I booked this restaurant after looking online for a place close to The Arena Stage. Location was excellent, ambiance very nice and noise level great (it was not busy). The service was quick and very professional. However the food was just so so - we ordered from the pre-Theater Dinner menu - I really can't think of anything good to say - the goat cheese crostini was dry, the lamb was some type of kebab meat that was heavily spiced (I don't mind spicy) not at all what I had expected and the fruit tart was mediocre at best. Even the coffee was bad??
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nick
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Great for brunch pre-matinee at Arena. Or dinner after Arena's matinee.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Bruch
    DinersVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Great Brunch -- Biscuits and Gravy with two eggs and two sausage patties was absolutely fantastic.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor Service
    PCYinDC
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We have been to this restaurant several times for brunch and it is normally good- food is good and although it's always very busy, the service is usually good- not the case this time. Server was first rushing us to order, then not very attentive at all...bottomless Mimosas and I got 2...my friend ordered coffee and was not able to get a refill. The check was dropped while we were barley through our meals then the server came by to get it when we had not even looked at it because we were still eating and got a little huffy that it wasn't ready...when we did finally prepare the payment, he was then no where to be found and a manager had to come by and pick up the check. Very disappointing this vist.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Our server was very attentive to the reason why we were there. Great food, location and price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent eating place
    Jazzie
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I arrived a little early and was able to check in and wait for my other party. Upon arrival, the hostess was very pleasant and so was the manager. The waiter was at our table in no time and was very pleasant. It did not take a long time, to receive our food (which was excellent). The portions were good. The manager came to our table and asked how was everything.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Service Great Food
    WV0609
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Our waiter was excellent, he kept our mimosas and bloody mary's refilled for the bottomless brunch and was very prompt. One tiny complaint though, the high back upholstered chairs were very uncomfortable, luckily we could be accommodated in a booth and moved, seating looks very tight otherwise at the tables in the center - you'd be elbow to elbow. My boyfriend had the Huevos Rancheros and I had the sausage gravy and biscuits - both were excellent and just the right size portions, the sausage patties had grill marks - really really yummy food - no complaints, wish I could remember our server, he was about 22 and had a pierced nose - he was awesome!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good choice for pre-theater
    DCfoodfanVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Our group of 6 were seated outdoors on the lovely patio. The wait staff is attentive and knowledgeable and the food is well prepared and presented. Overall the final check was pricey, but we had a great evening and will plan on Station 4 being our regular stop before a show at Arena Stage
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice neighborhood restaurant
    Roman
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    This is a good addition to Southwest D.C. Although the prices are somewhat high, the pre-theater special is a good bargain. If you wish, they even let you come back for dessert after the show.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    The entrees are uniquely composed and those I've tasted are delicious. The overall-sound level of the restaurant is too loud for me and difficult for a party like ours (5 people) to carry on a conversations where all can participate. There is at least one table (perhaps others) that is sound buffered and where such conversation can be conducted. As a regular pre-theater venue, Station 4 is convenient and tasty, but a bit pricey for frequent dining.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Atmosphere and Delicious Food
    Ebbrown
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Great atmosphere and delicious food options. A gem in SW, DC!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect for Arena Stage
    Lee41VIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We loved our unusual starters, solid -- and generous -- main dishes of tuna and rockfish, with clever accompaniments. Too bad the espresso machine was down... Noise was rising as we left, but it was just enthusiasm at our early dining hour. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Surprisingly fun
    soubee
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Seated immediately with reservation. Waiter trying but not fantastic. Steak great eggs overcooked. Mimosas just kept on coming, though!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My kind of place
    StoliTonicLemon
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Great service, great food and very nice potent cocktails make this my kind of place - had a late reservation for a Friday night - wait staff treated us like we where their first customers - I eat out on business multiple times a week so I'm a little hard to impress - I'd go back there again and again
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Service...
    RoastbeefVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We had a large party and they were accommodating. The service was excellent and the food arrived within a reasonable time. The only complaint I have is the price of the drinks. I feel like the food is reasonably priced, but the drinks are too much.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • fooddude
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The ambiance was great! It was perfect for our birthday brunch!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The food was very bland. The drinks were not cold and the taste was not very good, as if the use very cheap champagne. I did not have the voucher so we ended up paying the full price of $30 per person instead of the promotional $35 for two people. Overall it DEFINITELY was not worth $30 per person. I would not recommend this resturaunt.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • changed signals
    suew
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Our lunch party, meant to be four OF US, started with three, and then the last diner came VERY LATE. The waitress was pleasant about serving us all out of order, and about bringing the order of late-comer ASAP. As ever, the wait staff at Station 4 was pleasant, quick, and responsive.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food! LOUD!!
    luvmimosas
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We love having brunch here. Everything that we have ordered has been very good and the wait staff is always very attentive! Not a great place for a conversation tho....LOUD!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • ypdiners
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Great food and atmosphere. It was a full restaurant during Saturday's brunch but our waiter Luis was very attentive.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Neighborhood find!
    MagTTVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I tried this restaurant using a Groupon deal and was pleasantly surprised! My huevos rancheros dish was pretty good especially with egg whites! The Bloody Mary was spot on! I'll definitely have to return to this place given its convenient location right at the metro!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Brunch!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Wonderful food and drinks. Very friendly staff with great service! Atmosphere is very nice. would recommend eating there. I would recommend being there around 10:30 for brunch because it did get busy pretty quick.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Well, it was food.
    LisaDVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    "Well, it was food" was exactly what my husband said at the end of our brunch. It was not terrible; nor was it delicious. My husband's omelet was too eggy & too scant on filling. My granola/fruit dish was the oddest presentation I've ever seen. Instead of a bowl of granola with berries, it was a large pile of cantaloupe/honey dew, few pineapple pieces & 5 blueberries on an oval dish with a thin layer of granola crumbs on top. I was disappointed that they would serve granola over melon rather than using berries & there was just not enough granola. I ordered turkey bacon & they were out. I asked for a hard boiled egg & the server thought they were out (?) but did not confirm. Nice ambiance, fast service, but the food was not worth returning.
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  • Love Station 4!
    JSMCVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Station 4 is a very nice place for weekend brunch. A great atmosphere with really good food. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Stay away
    Pigsdad1
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Slow service even though the restaraunt was almost empty on a Friday night. After waiting over an hour we finally asked about our entrees. Was told by the manager that we had just put our order in a few minutes ago and that it hadnt been long. After another 20 minutes we had to call the manager back over since we still had no food. She told us again that it was us that hadn't ordered right away and their kitchen was busy. At that point we decided to leave. The manager never apologized, attempted to offer us a drink or otherwise try to make it right. She still charged us our full drink tab and had an attitude that we were leaving. Ended up eating a Zburger next door... Great cheesesteak there!
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  • BadaBing
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    With limited choices in the waterfront area, I enjoy Station 4 as a great lunch option -- good food and good service. The soup, salad and sandwich option is perfect for a mid-day business lunch with great atmosphere where you can still hear your companion. The options are many and the portions are perfectly-sized so you won't need a mid-afternoon nap. The service is friendly, attentive and on-time if you need to meet and eat inside an hour. I plan to keep coming back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not good at all
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Food was awful, the place was nearly empty though waitress took her time to service us.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • last minute reservation
    RDPierce
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    While visiting Washington DC my fiance and I decided to do a little touring before we left. Once we were ready for lunch, I hit open table to find something that we both wanted. Thats when I found Station 4. I wasnt aware that they were onlybserving brunch when I made the reservation but we ended up having a few drinks and waiting for the bar menu to be served at 3pm. Overall we had an amazing dining experience. The atmosphere was wonderful the food was great the service was great as well. I would definitely go back to Station 4 the next time im in the area.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great brunch
    KV413
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Such great food, good mimosas, and a great please to get together with a group of people
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.