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For 2
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7:00 PM
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DISH+drinks

4.5
1158 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Top Tags:
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
DISH +Drinks is a casually elegant American neighborhood restaurant set in historical Foggy Bottom. DISH +Drinks features innovative American regional cooking focused on the freshest local ingredients and influenced by foods from the Bay to the Blue Ridge. It's a 10 minute walk to the Kennedy Center. Valet Parking for $10.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday through Friday 7:00am-10:00am,
Saturday & Sunday 8:00am-11:00am.

Lunch: Monday through Friday 11:30am-2:30pm.

Dinner: Monday through Saturday 5:00pm-10:00pm,
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Phone number
(202) 337-7600
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Private party facilities
The restaurant is available for private parties for up to 40 people.
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Private party contact
Nkaiso Akpabio: (202) 337-7600
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between "I" & "K"
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Parking details
Valet parking generally available in hotel lot, $6.00 per vehicle for dinner, $10 for dinner and show.
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Public transit
2 blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro Station at 23rd & "I"
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Entertainment
Close to Kennedy Center and Georgetown.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1158 People Are Saying
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JohnB 
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

This restaurant served very good food at a very reasonable price. We were able to grab a table right by the fireplace which bolstered the ambiance of the establishment, enabling us to have a very cozy dinner. I would highly recommend this restaurant to friends.

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vipJohn (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

This is an excellent choice for anyone dining pre-theatre at Kennedy Center. The food and service were excellent, and prices are reasonable. Rom is nice with decent ambiance. It's hard to find good dining choices near the Kennedy Center, but this is a great find!

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JenB (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Once we found it (it's in a hotel and there was no sign for the restaurant visible on a rainy night) it was easy to use valet pkg. Service was excellent and got us to the Ken Ctr on time and meal was very good. I ordered the swordfish special and my friend got the prix fixe house salad, veggie risotto and choc cake. Everything was delicious including the recommended wine. Entrees alone are a little pricey IMO but the prix fixe was a good value.

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

I'm a regular at DISH for several years now and love everything about the place. It's understated, but has great food and service with a smart, attentive wait staff. Love going there and suggesting it to others.

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JenAlex (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Lovely before show dinner. Prompt and very good service.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The host was professional. We had a server who literally told us to hurry with ordering because she had to attend to other guests. I was taken aback by this and it made it harder to enjoy the evening.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

I've been eating off-and-on in Foggy Bottom for nearly 40 years, and it has always been somewhat of a wasteland. No difference here. Service was friendly but seemed not to be familiar with the menu. We had the a prix fixe, so not that much to know, but itt got rung up as a la carte (for 50% more) which which prompted a 10 minute cancellation/re-do as we were rushing off to the Kennedy Center. The food itself was unremarkable; overall OK, but the fish and chips were thin fillets in a heavy batter, so the whole thing was rather dry after its time in the fryer.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

We go to this restaurant very often for several reasons:

1. You can hear yourself talk (very rare in DC restaurants).
2. Good food reasonably priced.
3. Very good wine selection and knowledgeable staff.
4. Good location -- walk to Kennedy Center and Metro
5. Valet parking
6. They're usually very good at seating you on time

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HHHH (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

Quiet before the storm! Very nice quiet atmosphere and excellent service before 6:30 -- then it became really busy and louder. Nice find with good food!

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vipFoodie (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

This is our favorite restaurant for a pre-theater dinner. The food is consistently well prepared, the wines are well chosen, and the service is always attentive, to get us out on time. It is a hidden jewel.

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DCfoodie (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

The waiter was amazing-funny, charming, warm and inviting! He gave me a free glass of red wine that I loved (and I don't even like red wine)!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Awesome food, great service, 10/10 would recommend!

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vipVabandit (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 9, 2018

Great place for a pre or post dinner meal. Very diverse menu with a nice wine list and handcrafted drinks. The $40 three course pre-show menu has plenty of options and is a nice value. Food is prepared perfectly and the wait staff is friendly and helpful.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 2, 2018

Dish has improved in its cuisine. We dined prior to a Kennedy Center performance and then took a short walk to the theater.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

My boyfriend and I went on New Years and had a lovely meal, great wine, and awesome service. Would go again!

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