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1789 Restaurant

4.6
4849 reviews
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$50 and over
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American
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  • Special Occasion (76)
  • Romantic (62)
  • Good for a Date (53)
Sitting on a quiet residential street in Georgetown, 1789 Restaurant has the charm of a historic country inn. Our contemporary seasonal menu blends the flavors of fresh regional ingredients into unique and delicious dishes.

2017 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence; Zagat Top Ratings in Food, Service, Decor, and Most Popular; DiRona Award Winner; 3 Stars from 2017 Washingtonian magazine.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
American, Seafood, Steak
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00, Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Open for Sunday Brunch on Easter and Mother's Day.

Closed Christmas Day and July 4.
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Phone number
(202) 965-1789
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Jacket Preferred
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Prospect & 36th Streets
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Parking details
Complimentary Valet Parking
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Special events & promotions
Easter Brunch
Mother's Day Brunch
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Location and atmosphere make 1789 Restaurant the perfect choice for private events. It has all the charm of an elegant country inn, and is situated right in the heart of Georgetown. Private rooms are available for luncheons, dinners, weddings, business meetings and cocktail receptions.

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What 4849 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
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food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.1
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

An excellent (but expensive) meal. The service was outstanding, each entrée and appetizer (and dessert) was perfect. We were in the front room, and the little café-style chairs were very uncomfortable if you ever wanted to lean back -- it felt like you were reclining on a bamboo rack.

We will be back!

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MariaW 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

My girlfriends came to visit me from Miami for a girls weekend. We enjoyed our meal, ambiance and wine .. our waitress was amazing! Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Classic Georgetown restaurant with great food

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LKKB (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Amazing, I went with my boyfriend for our 1-year anniversary and the food was great, service was great, and they even gave us a personalized menu, a card, and a take-home dessert gift to celebrate our anniversary.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

It’s nice experience. Good service and food in general. The tasting menu is great, totally worths it . We had the oyster, foie gras, scallop, and duck. The oyster was little bit not as well as I expected. But all the others were perfect.

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vipmouseandhung (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I reserved 1789 but was seated next door in a sports bar with paintings of football players on the wall - not very romantic!

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vipWhack (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We love 1789 and we decided to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a very special dinner. We tried the seven course tasting menu and it was the best meal we have ever had. Each course contained superior ingredients and new flavors. The presentation was amazing as well. As always the service was attentive, warm and welcoming. Congratulations to 1789’s new chef.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food, service and environment is always amazing every time we go!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This was our Valentines Day celebration. We had dined here many years ago in our youth. The meal was delicious, and service was superb. It was perfect. We will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
3.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

I was told that “all wine bottles would be 50% off, however, I was informed just as they were opening a bottle of Opus One that all wines over $250 would be full price. I was extremely disappointed with this, but the food was delicious.

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