Captain Gregory's

4.8
431 reviews
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Dining Bar
A secret spot serving innovative, award-winning handmade cocktails and chef-driven small plates in a secluded, intimate, and casual atmosphere.

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JS
Denver
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Fun, cozy speakeasy with delicious and unique cocktails. We enjoyed going on Sunday for their special sunday drinks that you can't find any other day! We didn't try the food but the menu looks delicious. A little pricey but worth the experience!

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F
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Friendly service and delicious drinks

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M
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

A nice place to get a nightcap. Don't go through the hassle of dressing up though, definitely more of a relaxed atmosphere!

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AB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The drinks/food, service, and environment were all amazing! This was our second time here and we’ll absolutely be coming back!

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Orange County
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

This was our second time to visit this establishment and it is a wonderful experience. I will say that this time took a little longer to get our food even though we saw others getting their 2nd order before we received our first.

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E
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere. Drinks were amazing. Wait staff were very friendly.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Everything was great except the salty brussel sprouts that we had to send back

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

A very pleasant evening with friends, delicious cocktails and an environment where you could hear what your friends were saying. A choice of carefully selected small eats and you have everything you could want for a perfect evening out.

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C
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great ambiance—the waitress was a bit over attentive, but was very friendly!

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Wonderful service and attention to detail

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S
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing bartenders. Foot excellent too.

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HS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Went to have birthday drinks. This was our first time there.
The secret door made it an enjoyable time from the start.
We’ll be back!

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PC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

This place was really nice! Low key, fun ambience, and really nice staff. The mixed drinks were different and quite good. We had fun!

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M
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Captain Gregory's is always an amazing place to go, perfect drinks, great small plates, and very friendly staff. One of my favorite bars.

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AS
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I would definitely recommend Captain Gregory‘s for a date night or a fun night out with a small group. I do recommend making reservations at least a week in advance because it does get full. The bartenders are true mixologists and knew exactly how to create an amazing experience with different cocktails. If you don’t find something on the menu that you like you can tell them your tastes and likings and they will create something of your liking. Absolutely one of the best speakeasies I have been to!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Marcus the bartender was very kind and made drinks based on what we liked! Brussels sprouts were delicious

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PC
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sheryl was a great server. Intimate setting. Would recommend.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The ambiance was amazing and our drinks were Devine! We definitely will be going back!

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Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing amazing amazing!!! Highly recommend and def will go back. Staff and service is outstanding!!

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OT
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fun speakeasy!

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BS
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The speakeasy style was phenomenal compared to other “speakeasy themed” bars. The service was incredible and the drinks were creative and delicious. Also the fact you can get donuts from the connected donut shop is a huge bonus.

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D
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a wonderful, intimate little space with fantastic cocktails and delicious small plates. The menus for both change regularly so it is always fun to go back. It is a little pricey but worth it for a fun night out.

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SS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is amazing. I've come 5 or 6 times and never had a bad experience. The cocktails are impressive and surprisingly so is the food- something I didn't expect considering it is not their focus. I also like that the service staff are knowledgeable and willing to help make the right selections. The only thing I wish is that the cocktail menu didn't change (but then where would be the fun in that, right?) I love how intimate it is. It's nice to go to a bar with high quality food and drink without having to get dressed up or having to deal with loud blaring music. Almost always a trade off but this place has it all! Casual dress code, quiet enough for a conversation, music is ambient but not annoying, service, food and beverage are excellent and far from casual. Can't beat that.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and drinks. But very expensive

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JH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our first visit to Captain Gregory's but will definitely not be my last! This is a great find in Old Town, Alexandria. Reservations are a MUST. Drinks were a bit expensive but excellent. The food plates are small but fantastic! We will definitely be back.

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KR
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing drinks and atmosphere!

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R
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 5

Good for a drink.

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KA
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely. Fabulous, interesting drinks. Food was tremendous. Service was attentive and informative.

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a
Washington DC
56 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 1ambience 2

Drink menu was interesting and drinks were good.
Menu, which I knew going in was limited, was VERY limited. I can't comment on the food because the server never came to ask us if we wanted to order.
Service was poor. We were barely acknowledged or spoken to by the bartender and the server only spoke to us to seat us. We ended up finishing our drinks and closed out the tab to patronize a nearby place.

Don't waste your time.

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SG
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Have already referred friends here. It is as advertised. Service was excellent. Food was very good. Drinks are top shelf. Only wish there was more space. The corn nuts would be suggested when the drinks arrive as it's not good to drink alcohol on an empty stomach. The deviled eggs are exquisite and pair well with the pork belly. We also enjoyed the brussel sprouts.
I had two different bourbon drinks and my better half had Above the Clouds and a white wine. All were very good. It made for a nice Valentine's day.

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HT
New England
3 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

This place is always fun to go to for a special occasion or impromptu date night. Most recently we went with two other couples and had a great experience. The cocktails were fun, the food was delicious and it doesn't hurt that we got a bunch of free donuts as dessert.

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IC
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always love this place and really should go more frequently than we do...
Great drinks, friendly staff... delicious food... knowledgeable cocktail masters mixing the drinks...
Thanks to Doug and Sheryl for a fun, fantastic evening.

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OT
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our bartender made me the most amazing mocktail I have ever had!!! We had a wonderful time.

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S
Pittsburgh
6 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An amazing place to take visitors to Alexandria! The whole experience is exactly that - an experience. Anything you purchase is truly worth it here.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Little overrated. PX is way better.

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JJ
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

always creative, yummy and fun.

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LA
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is our second visit when we come to the area from out of town. Both visits were a wonderful experience. We had attentive service and delicious drinks. Order the brussel sprouts.

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C
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Super cool hole in the wall cocktail bar. Great drinks, excellent service, and cool atmosphere for a date or small group. Food was excellent but more munchies than a meal. Would definitely go back.

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DW
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mark was an excellent bartender, mixologist, and waiter! We chose bar seating and enjoyed it! Our favorite speak-easy!

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