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About Georgia Brown's

Come and experience our lively interpretation of South Carolina Low-Country cuisine. Enjoy good southern food, servers who bubble over with hospitality, and a dining room that is truly distinctive. With its honey-colored walls, golden woods and bronze sculptures that crawl across the ceiling, designer Adam Tihany has created an atmosphere to awaken your senses. What better place to enjoy low country cuisine than in this contemporary environment celebrating the south. Offering the flavor of the South - the Soul of Washington; where we will be sure to leave a light burning in the window for you, our guests.

Connect with Us:
https://twitter.com/georgia_browns
https://www.facebook.com/GeorgiaBrownsRestaurant/
https://www.instagram.com/georgiabrowns_dc/
http://gbrowns.com/

950 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Low Country, Southern

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 10:00pm, Friday: 11:30am - 11:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 4:30pm (last seating at 3:30pm)

Cross Street:
Between K and I Streets-2 Blocks from the White House

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(202) 393-4499

Website:
http://www.gbrowns.com/

Entertainment:
We offer Live Jazz every Wednesday from 6:30pm until 10:30pm and Sunday's for our Jazz Brunch from 10:00am until 3:00pm. (The last seating for brunch is at 2:00pm)

Catering:
We offer limited off-site catering. Please call the restaurant and speak with our special events coordinator for more details at 202.393.4499. If you prefer, please feel free to email your inquiry to abrown@capitalrestaurants.com.

Parking Details:
We offer Valet Parking Service nightly beginning at 5:00pm and Sunday"s for our Jazz Brunch beginning at 10:00am. There is a fee of $8 per car. In addition, there are several near by parking garages and limited on-street parking. Please make sure to read the signs and meters in reference to time restrictions and fees.

Public Transit:
We are conveniently located near the McPherson Square metro station on the orange and blue lines. Exit the metro at Vermont Avenue and walk one-half block North on 15th Street. Traveling on the red line stop at Farragut North. Walk two blocks east on K Street. Turn right at the corner of 15th and K. We are mid-way through the block on the right.

Executive Chef:
Neal Langermann

Private Party Facilities:
Looking for that perfect place to host your special event...well here we are. We can accommodate large groups in the main dining room with a menu designed especially for your birthday, anniversary, rehearsal dinner, corporate event or casual gathering. Whatever the occasion, we will help you create a memorable and personal event amid our beautiful setting.

Private Party Contact:
Ayanna Brown: (202) 393-4499

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Georgia Brown's Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Comfort Food (87)
Good for a Date (74)
Special Occasion (71)
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Authentic (56)
Good for Birthdays (54)
Creative Cuisine (48)
Sunday Lunch (46)
Great for Brunch (46)
Good for Groups (45)
Fit for Foodies (44)
Casual (44)
Good for Anniversaries (43)
Business Meals (38)
Live Music (37)
Romantic (37)
Fun (35)
Great for Lunch (31)
Cozy (30)
Worth the Drive (28)
Hot Spot (23)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Handcrafted Cocktails (18)
Happy Hour (18)
Pre/post Theatre (18)
Bar Seating (16)
People Watching (16)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Tasting Menu (12)
Vibrant Bar Scene (12)
Great for Outdoor Dining (12)
Late-night Find (11)
Local Ingredients (9)
Notable Wine List (8)
Healthy (7)
Scenic View (7)
Spicy (7)
Kid-friendly (5)
Seasonal (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
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 (Cleveland)·Dined a day ago

Thanksgiving dinner- menus had good options but overall was disappointed. Quality not as good as the regular menu. Will return but not for the holiday.

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·Dined 2 days ago

Excellent place! Delicious dinner!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 2 days ago

Getting together with friends.

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 (Dallas)·Dined 2 days ago

It was so delicious! Our waiter was amazing and we left so full! Successful evening all around. Thank you!!

Tags: Fun, Live Music
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

I have not eaten at Georgia Brown's for years and now I know why. Expensive and totally average food. And hey, if you are going to charge me $23 for a bowl of gumbo, at least have clean restrooms. Corn bread was dry and the chives on my entree looked like they were chopped a few days ago. There are way too many excellent restaurants in DC to spend too much time here. It's too bad because the location is terrific....

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

Food was great, service was exceptional. They were also easy with substitutions.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Business Meals
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Fab food ... lots of fun .. service wonderful.. a gem in the city

Tags: Cozy, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food
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 (Charlotte)·Dined 5 days ago

Everything was exceptional!! This is my favorite restaurant in DC. Our server, Bob, was witty and informative. He gave us the history behind the restaurant and one of the cocktails we enjoyed. This is my fourth time dining here and every experience leaves me awaiting my next visit. I also LOVE the music!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Greensboro)·Dined 5 days ago

Service was FANTASTIC!!

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·Dined 5 days ago

First time there for both of us. Thoroughly enjoyed the service and meal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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 (Houston)·Dined 5 days ago

Service could have been better and i don't really understand why we needed to make a reservation because there was still a 25 min wait and the seats were not advantageous so we could see the band.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined 5 days ago

Good food good service & the music was excellent. We sat in the front of the restaurant so it was a little busy with staff & patrons passing frequently. We still had a great time.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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·Dined 6 days ago

Can't go wrong with the Fried Chicken. That's my usual. This time I went with the crab stuffed shrimp and that was definitely on point. My fiance got the gumbo and that was good too. No complaints with my experiences thus far.

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 (Naples)·Dined 6 days ago

I took my son knowing he would love the food and I too was excited to go as I hadn’t been in over 20 years. Made a reservation and was seated immediately. Food was excellent as I had remembered.
I was however disappointed with our server as once her friend was seated a few tables down from us, she hardly paid any attention to us. The food is spicy and on more than one occasion we asked for more water and she forgot. I ordered wine when we sat down and it didn’t come for awhile. It seemed like she was rushing us along so she could go sit with her friend.

Tags: Authentic, Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Georgia Browns is an amazing experience of epic proportions. It began with being greeted warmly at the door by the host, enjoying an amazing server who kept us entertained and well taken care of for the entire night. The meals were absolutely outstanding. Don’t forget to enjoy the biscuits and cornbread with the peach butter. And definitely enjoy a signature cocktail. Always memorable, worth every dime, DC mainstay, DC gem!

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 15, 2017

I've been to Georgia Brown's many times over the years, even for Thanksgiving dinner. This time had the crispy chicken livers, which were great and the tomato dish, also very good. Hadn't had the fried chicken in a while so ordered that and thought the chicken was very dry. Wish they would offer dark meat options. Nice place and the service was superb.

Tags: Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 14, 2017

A really great place for good southern food. It is conveniently located near the McPhearson Square Metro station on the Orange, Silver and Blue line.

Food was excellent. I sampled the shrimp and grits, catfish fingers and gumbo. All was out of this world.

It is a noisy restaurant though and the quarters were a bit cramped around our table. The server was very accommodating but was severely tasked with keeping up with all his tables. All in all it was a very good dining experience but not perfect.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 13, 2017

This was my second time here. The first time was great but this time was not. Service was great but the food. Our bread came out cold and then I ordered the Devil Shrimp with Mac and cheese on top of spinach. The shrimp stuffed crab was dried out. It came out luke warm. The waitress took the food back and I believe they just put it in a microwave. It came back hot but drier than it was the first time. My fiance would not let me send it back so he ate it. I have to say I was completely disappointed and I will probably not go back.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Our 1st impression from the hostess was not the best. She did not smile. Then she tried to seat us in this oddly diagonally positioned table. We were a party of 4 and one of the people would have to swish against the wall and a 2nd person had very little space to pull her chair out since the tables were so close. We were unable to pull the table away from the next table due to the wall. I went to the hostess to explain the table was very tight for my party of 4. She appeared annoyed, then pointed in front of her and said that the ONLY available table was the one directly in front of the hostess stand. Mind you this was a Sunday 6:45 reservation and the restaurant, while busy, seemed to have a number of open tables. We took the other table which was much better, but we had to move ourselves. She did NOT help in any way. I have previously eaten here but the rest of my party had not. Needless to say, this was NOT a good first impression. Our server was very attentive, but he did not offer much guidance on the menu or enthusiasm on the dishes. Maybe he was distracted or overwhelmed, but further information on the menu could have lead to a higher bill as we would have ordered more. Instead we skipped appetizers and dessert. My only service complaint would be that there seemed to be several bussers and I had to flag someone down a couple times for a water refill and my one companion never received a refill on her ice tea. We still enjoyed our food, but if we had received better service, we might have been even more wowed.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Lamb chop not completely cooked too noisy service was so slow not as good for the price.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

I hadn’t eaten there in years. We had a lovely time. We took our daughter who is attending GWU to dinner while in town. If I had any criticism it would be that it may be time to do an overall sprucing up of the place. Some areas looking a little long in the tooth.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 12, 2017

It was a very nice experience the music and the ambiance was nice. Was looking for more of a selection as far as the bar but the plate option was a refreshing change

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 12, 2017

I haven’t been in years, I was very excited to go back for brunch but i was let down. Live music and service was good but the food choices and the food was overrated. Not a high class restaurant TOME anymore. Plus the chocolate fountain made it feel like Golden Corral.

Tags: Happy Hour
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

It was really Kool; the live band was great!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 12, 2017

I'd like to think of myself as a brunch aficionado so, understand it's not a game for me! I must admit the last time I brunched at Georgia Brown's I was highly disappointed. It's unfortunate to say our service was horrible. I vowed never to go back because I was disappointed how management handled our party. However, I found myself making reservations (for a smaller party) to see if things had gotten any better. After all, the food never disappoints here. Not only was the service better but the entire experience was too. I'm glad I decided to make another reservation and I'm glad service improved. Our server was personable and extremely pleasant.
I could have swam in the mimosa (not a bad thing)! It was all around a great brunch experience. I hope it is consistent moving forward.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Brunch was delicious!

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

It was a great choice for my husband's birthday. Thank you Daniel for attentive service and to the chef for an excellent meal.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Live Music
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent service and food. The grilled catfish was seasoned well. Good wine selection. First time here. Will not be the last.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Live Music, Business Meals, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Fried chicken was delicious. Apps were good also. A little noisy but we had a good time.

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Was visiting DC from out of town, and a friend suggested we try GB’s. Everything we ordered was wonderful, and my daughter and her friend loved their fried chicken and waffles. Highly recommend!

Tags: Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

I love this place. The seating is however tight. Dinner for two is seated very close so you are able hear others conversations.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Loved the food! It was a pleasant surprise. Our waitress was amazing and knowledgeable. If they would have had jazz playing it would have been a magical night.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

This institution continues to provide an enjoyable dining experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed Georgia Brown’s: The service was outstanding, and the food far exceeded expectations! The shrimp & grits entree was delicious. The mac & cheese side may have been one of the best we’ve ever had. We also recommend the bread pudding.

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

The food and table service were fine. The front of house was awful. Moved really slowly, answered the phone and sipped on a drink while a lot of people were waiting. It was a bit chaotic.

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

My family and I were in town to visit the Smithsonian AA Museun. Our planner said she had received good info on Georgia Brown’s. Good time, good family & friends, good environment & good food. God bless👏🏽👌🏽👍🏽

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Worth the Drive
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 8, 2017

The deconstructed jambalaya was a winner. Our waiter was a fount of knowledge and was funny and helpful.

Tags: Live Music, Spicy, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Food and service was AMAZING ! Great atmosphere and definitely a spot to go when in D.C.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us, we were excited to have soul food. Unfortunately we were disappointed with the flavor, portions and price. We ordered an appetizer and 2 entrees with cocktails.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Nice brunch for the price. Waiter was excellent, he was attentive and very responsive.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Live Music
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