About Clyde's of Georgetown

Located on bustling M Street in the heart of Georgetown, Clyde's is open daily for lunch and dinner, and late-night fare, and serves weekend brunch. This popular saloon has been a gathering place for Washingtonians and out-of-town visitors since 1963. A moderately priced seasonal American menu and friendly and efficient service in a comfortable atmosphere make it a great place to catch up with friends at the bar over a beer and a Bacon Cheeseburger, or sit down for a Jumbo Lump Crab Cake or Filet Mignon dinner. Or visit our two bars during happy hour Monday-Friday for our Afternoon Delight menu of discounted appetizers, sandwiches and salads. Serving a late-night menu every evening.

3236 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday: 9:00am - 4:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 12:00am, Friday & Saturday: 4:30pm - 1:00am

Cross Street:
Wisconsin Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(202) 333-9180

Website:
http://www.clydes.com/

Entertainment:
We have live music from 10 PM to close most Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.

Parking Details:
Reduced validated parking for up to 3 Hours for cars entering after 6 pm in the Colonial Parking Georgetown Park Shopping Garage.

OTHER NEARBY LOTS
3307 M Street NW
3333 M Street NW

Public Transit:
Nearest Metro Stop is Rosslyn or Foggy Bottom/GW. Both are a 15-minute walk, or a quick ride on the Circulator (Red Bus), or on the 30, 32, 34, 36 or 38 Metrobus from Foggy Bottom.

Executive Chef:
Hart Boyd

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Clyde's of Georgetown Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (74)
Neighborhood Gem (65)
Great for Lunch (51)
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Good for Groups (50)
Comfort Food (45)
Vibrant Bar Scene (44)
Great for Brunch (41)
Special Occasion (40)
Cozy (37)
Good for a Date (37)
Hot Spot (37)
Late-night Find (36)
Sunday Lunch (35)
Bar Seating (34)
Fun (32)
Happy Hour (32)
Good for Birthdays (31)
Authentic (29)
Business Meals (25)
Fit for Foodies (24)
Great Beer (23)
Pre/post Theatre (22)
Romantic (22)
People Watching (20)
Quick Bite (20)
Good for Anniversaries (19)
Kid-friendly (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Local Ingredients (14)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Notable Wine List (12)
Seasonal (11)
Afternoon Coffee (10)
Healthy (8)
Live Sports (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Vegan (2)
Waterfront (2)
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on March 9, 2013

A great spot in Georgetown to enjoy a meaty crab cake with friends in a warm and inviting environment. Great location for the strategic G'town. culture.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 3, 2013

Great WashDC experience for out of town friends as my guests.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 2, 2013

Ive been here many times, but this trip was just not up to par. Hopefully an anomaly, I love clydes

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 2, 2013

I took a chance and booked a table here even though I had never been to the restaurant before. I was meeting my cousin who I haven't seen in over twenty years. She arrived before me and was greeted very pleasantly by the staff, as was I once I arrived. The food was great, but the service was even better. I'm definitely coming back to Clyde's when I'm in town again. Thanks Clyde's!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on March 2, 2013

Another solid Clyde's meal. We had a diverse group who ordered different entrees and sandwiches. All good.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 24, 2013

Clyde's is always a very reliable place to stop for either light fare (sandwiches), a drink or full meal. The ambience is welcoming and lively, food generally quite good, and the hours are great (one of the few places where it is still possible to get a meal later at night -- though of course they do well earlier in the day too). Unfortunately the large parking area under the building complex where Clyde's of Georgetown is located (Georgetown Park) is closed for renovation for several months and this complicates access, because parking can be very tight on nearby Georgetown streets at some hours.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 17, 2013

Server was fantastic. We got there just before the brunch rush at about 10 am and were seated right away. Clyde's in Georgetown is definitely the best of all the restaurants. Food is always good and came out pretty quickly. A couple places I've been to in D.C. always seat all the early arrivals in the same section, often right next to each other in an open restaurant. Not Clyde's. They have enough servers on staff to make sure your not on top of each other in an empty room. Always like going back here for Sunday brunch and a little Georgetown shopping afterwards.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 16, 2013

I live in Ashburn, Va. There is a Clyde's in my area. As much as I am happy we have a Clyde's ... I much more prefer the food in Georgetown! I was having dinner in the Georgetown Clyde's with some friends that also live in Ashburn. We all agreed, the selections are much better in DC!

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 16, 2013

Wonderfully afforable, good comforting American food. Always a pleasure! Fun, vibrant, and tasteful Americana decor. Very reasonable wine list, and very quick service. Only complaint is the tight space, but space is a premium in Georgetown, and this is not a premium restaurant. If ordering a cocktail, stick to their menu, they have difficultly making things off menu.

Great for college students who want a night out, couples, or families...otherwise, not really for foodies.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 15, 2013

We were going out for a friend's bachelorette night and we started here for dinner. Although the restaurant is not huge, they accommodated our group of 9 people and provided us with great service. The food was great, the atmosphere was great for starting out our night, and the service was excellent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 14, 2013

Thought it was a great place. The tables were a little close in one particular section but the food was yummy and our server was GREAT!

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 7, 2013

I’m big on first impressions and unfortunately, Clyde’s failed the love at first taste test. We were seated immediately having made reservations earlier that day. We were pleased with the décor, lighting and friendly atmosphere. Our waiter was friendly enough, but lacked timeliness. We waited awhile for him to return to take our orders. We let him know this was our first time there, so we were expecting him to guide us in the right direction with chef/customer favorites and possibly recommend some wines. None of which happened. The food was ok. The prices are reasonable, but the quality lacked. I had the filet mignon. It was prepared to my desire, but being a meat connoisseur I can tell you that it wasn’t the freshest meat. The rice dish th

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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 (Richmond)·Dined on February 5, 2013

I've been several times at Clyde's Georgetown but is the first time I see they have only filet for beef options

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 5, 2013

I've been going to Clyde's for 25 years. It's just homey, good food, nice surroundings. Comfortable. I will keep going forever.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 4, 2013

Clyde's of Georgetown is an iconic standard of good food, fun "bar talk" and reasonably priced. Four of us dined on a Monday night, so the decible level was friendly. I've eaten at most of the Clyde's in the Metro area and enjoy Clyde's of Georgetown the most because it brings back memories of when I hung out there in the 1960's and occasionally saw Stuart Davidson (spelling?), the founding owner, acting a little bizzaro on a Saturday night.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 31, 2013

Considering how expensive the food is, was expecting the food to taste much better. Very bland food that tasted like any fast food restaurant. Nice ambiance and friendly service, but at the end of the day, the quality of the food did not match the prices. Maybe a good place for sandwiches or burgers, but that is about it. Stay away from main dishes, and just grab a sandwich and a beer!

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 27, 2013

A special visit w/ Mom & Dad. They enjoyed the authentic feel of a genuine and not pre-fab pub. Food outstanding. Service Top-notch. All good!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 25, 2013

Clyde's was a excellent experience as usually. I make it here at least once a year and I am never disapointed . We had a great meal and the service was right on time.

Tags: Late-night Find, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 25, 2013

Standard, tasty American fare. Good service. Nice booths with plenty of space. I would definitely return!

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 19, 2013

Excellent evening, good food, good bread (my fave), great service. the waiter was a step above for quick, friendly, informative service & we would definitely come back

Tags: Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 19, 2013

As always, a yummy brunch. And many thanks for cooking my daughter's bacon perfectly! These are important things to a 13 year old.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 18, 2013

Had a nice lunch with a former colleague and friend. A very nice place for such a meeting.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 13, 2013

Always a great spot for any meal. They take dining seriously. Well done.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 13, 2013

Overall we had a really nice time at Clyde's. The food was good and brunch was relaxing.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 11, 2013

A nice restaurant, however the owners MUST invest in reupholstering booth benches! The benches in two of the booths in the area where we were seated were worn out, cracked covers with cotton batting showing through. And the wait staff didn't even apologize for the appearance or offer something to cover the holes before being seated. Fortunately there was only one guest sitting on that side of the bench, so he could slide in past it.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 4, 2013

Enduring, endearing, never disappointing.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 3, 2013

We were in town and eating primarily in DuPont Circle. Heard about Clydes and must say it was fantastic. Our Server Marissa, was spot on and really took the time to make us feel like we were her only table(she was slammed). I had the Crab tower, Arugula sald, and crab ckes. The Cakes cooled off too quickly but all 3 were filled with flavor. My son (12) had the House salad and Filet. All were very flavorful and prepared perfectly!
It wasa nice casual atmosphere with awesome food!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 1, 2013

Great place to see and be seen. Great ambiance. Bistro feel.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 30, 2012

Always a pleasant, lively atmosphere, cheerful and well-trained staff and very good food and wine at reasonable prices. All around best deal in Georgetown. We go there regularly

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2012

service was slow and unattentive--tables were arranged too close together --seating was miserable as we were seated within 1 ft of two other couples making for a cramped and uncomfortable meal-we were forced to converse at whisper level to avoid disturbing the other two couples. The food was excellent though and we enjoyed the short ribs and filet mignon

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 29, 2012

The food at Clyde's of Georgetown is delicious, unpretentious, and well prepared. I am a vegetarian, and they have a few great vegetarian options. It's busy and vibrant, which I loved, because I hate super quiet restaurants wherein the next table can hear your dinner conversation. The service is great, friendly, and our server was well voiced in product knowledge. Overall, a wonderful experience, and I would definitely return!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 27, 2012

Love Clyde's. great service, food and nice people.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 23, 2012

Had a great time there. Food was wonderful and the staff very attentive. Wine offerings could be improved.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 23, 2012

Always an easy choice, Clyde's is a perpetual favorite. However this Sunday evening was very crowded and the service was poor. We had a booth close to the door which was a mistake. It would have been better to wait at the bar for a table to open up further into the restaurant as we had to eat with our jackets on

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2012

This is an annual family Christmas tradition but for the first time we're considering changing the evening from dinner at Clyde's to a stop in for a drink with Dinner to follow at another establishment.

Food was atrocious. From the hamburgers to the salads to the evening specials.

This location is subpar in comparison to the other Clyde's locations.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 23, 2012

A party of 10 with five young children were seated next to our table - their stay was a litle too long for the choldren as they started to fidget around and become noisy. This affected the enjoyment of the later half of our dinner.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2012

An enjoyable and civilized experience - particularly since we had brunch on Sunday of Christmas week. Well managed, food arrived for all together, not rushed etc. Will return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 22, 2012

Don't sit by the door in the bar it gets cold but other than that its good.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 22, 2012

Fantastic experience! Look forward to dining there again if the opportunity presents itself!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 21, 2012

The perfect place to catch the local flavor of Georgetown while not breaking the.bank. Great for a family with children or a fun date. Food was delicious and always served hot. Affordable and fun.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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