Jack Rose Dining Saloon

4.6
641 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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At Jack Rose Dining Saloon one can experience over 2000 bottles of hand-selected scotches, bourbons & whiskey, uniquely hand-crafted cocktails, wines from around the world, and over 20 beers on draft. The cuisine boasts a contemporary narrative of classic American flavors. Our menu is sourced from the best purveyors of the east coast region bringing you the freshest meat, game, seafood and produce. At Jack Rose Dining Saloon, one can sense the ties and tributes between the region, and the long history of the spirits that line the shelves. RESERVATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED FOR FULL DINNER SERVICE IN OUR FIRST FLOOR DINING ROOM.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, American
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Hours of operation
DINNER: Sun-Wed:5:00pm - 10:00pm Thurs-Sat: 5:00pm-11:00pm
RESERVATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED FOR FULL DINNER SERVICE IN OUR FIRST FLOOR DINING ROOM.

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Phone number
(202) 588-7388
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Catering
Reservations are only accepted for full dinner service in our first floor dining room.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Florida Ave. NW
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Parking details
The Park at Adams Morgan is a convenient parking garage located on the southern edge of Adams Morgan at 1711 Florida Ave., NW, one block east of the intersection of 18th Street and California Street.
Reservations are only excepted for full dinner service in our first floor dining room.
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Public transit
Metro Accessible via Red Line. Located between to Dupont Circle Metro and Adams Morgan/ Woodley Park. Bus Lines 42 and 90
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Entertainment
Reservations are only accepted for full dinner service in our first floor dining room.
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Special events & promotions
Jack Rose Dining Saloon has several beautiful private and semi-private spaces that are perfect for your next private or corporate event. Our Balcony Room features its own private bar and balcony, as well as a wood burning fireplace, and can accommodate up to 20 guests for a seated dinner, or up to 40 for a reception. Our Open Aired Terrace can accommodate a reception of up to 170 guests. Looking for something a bit smaller? Our outdoor Tiki Bar is the perfect place for a festive reception of 25 guests. Need more space? Our downstairs Saloon can accommodate a group of up to 160 guests. A full restaurant buy-out is available and can accommodate up to 300 guests.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Jack Rose Dining Saloon has several beautiful private and semi-private spaces that are perfect for your next private or corporate event.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Great selection on woohoo... So many bottles. Id come back again, not to mention the delicious food pairs with woohoo

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Jack Rose lives up to its reputation as a whisk(e)y bar. Their selection is outstanding, the prices are reasonable, and their service is excellent. I will definitely be visiting again in the future.

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5.0Dined on August 7, 2018

This is the perfect venue before the theatre. We ordered a dozen small plates for our group which were all fantastic. We especially enjoyed the mushroom risotto and the Burrata with hazelnuts and honey.

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2018

HUGE selection of whiskey to choose from. But don’t let that intimidate you. Servers know their stuff and can create a whiskey flight tailored to you!

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4.0Dined on July 31, 2018

Extraordinary selection of whiskeys unequaled anywhere else in the District... If you are a small batch bourbon or single malt scotch lover, you will love this place!

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5.0Dined on July 29, 2018

Very loud, hard to communicate with our server & guests.

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2018

If you enjoy whiskey, especially bourbon, you will love this place! Best bourbon bar I have ever been to. Food was also really good!

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5.0Dined on July 27, 2018

Best single malt whisky bar, bar none! Knowledgeable staff to guide you through your choice of single malt scotch whisky

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5.0Dined on July 24, 2018

Charlie was an amazing server, who was able to take care of my food allergies. He was very informative, cheerful, and timely. The cocktails were perfect, and the food was superb!

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2018

The steak was unreal. Always great whiskey selections.

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5.0Dined on July 19, 2018

Amazing bourbon selection! Highly recommend the bourbon flights!!

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2.0Dined on July 17, 2018

No air-conditioning and no ice in the water on a 90 plus degree summer day in DC. The server said the ac was broken. They contacted me twice to confirm table but they did not mention broken ac.

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5.0Dined on July 15, 2018

Such a unique experience with more than 2700 bottles of bourbon and whiskey. Extremely knowledgeable waitress and bar master to help with selections. The food was unique and yummy and the pecan pie was second to none! Even with some in our party who weren’t bourbon drinkers, it was a Wonderful experience!

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2018

Great food! Great atmosphere! Scotch eggs were to die for.

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3.0Dined on July 4, 2018

Awesome place however uncomfortably warm inside dining room

Better to attend in fall / winter

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2018

Enjoyed 2 whiskey flights and dinner before seeing Hamilton at the Kennedy Center nearby. The flights were expertly curated, and the food was delectable! I had the Halibut, which was expertly cooked and was tasty and juicy. My friend had the rabbit ragu that had great texture and was also tasty.
Came here again after the show for cocktails and they were well balanced and delicious! Chris, the whiskey advisor, was great and led us to some tasty choices.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

From start to finish this was great experience!! The food was great and the whiskey selection is second to none! The whole vibe of Jack Rose can not be beat.

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5.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Dinner was great, drinks were greaf, after dinner drinks were amazing. Putting our names in for Dram and Grain when we sat down made the timing perfect, and Andy was a fantastic bartender, mixologist, and story teller. This was only my second visit, but everything was fantastic and I will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on June 13, 2018

Amazing selection of whiskeys, good food. Must try their whiskey tasting menu - absolutely brilliant for whiskey lovers.

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2.0Dined on June 10, 2018

got held up by parade so, seems like a lot of attitude for being a little late. told to hurry up if we wanted to order dinner and never got to look at basement bar. we traveled for 8 hour round trip. food was mediocre. prices outrageous! honestly I like Butcher and The Rye in PITTSBURGH better.

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5.0Dined on June 8, 2018

This was my second time, but first with my wife. Her chicken pot pie was good, my lamb was to die for. Dessert was excellent as well, and the brussel sprouts were the best I've ever had. But of course that's not why you're coming here, and Chris Leung, the whiskey advisor was fantastic. He was absolutely on point with his recommendations. We had a fantastic time.

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4.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Great bourbon!

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5.0Dined on May 31, 2018

First time here with friends from New York. The whiskey selection was awesome and the food delicious. Everyone was very attentive and knowledgeable. We will come back again to sample other whiskeys.

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

The food, service and whiskey was impeccable. I travel the world eating at all kinds of restaurants and Jack Rose is a hidden gem. We had an incredible night and look forward to coming back again soon.

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Everything I wanted and more. Beyond the INCREDIBLE whisk(e)y selection (2,687 bottles currently -- you read that right), the food was excellent, and the service was one of the best I've experienced in DC -- such a great staff, from host to server to waiter to whisk(e)y sommelier. Go here now!

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5.0Dined on May 21, 2018

Food was good (not the best), drinks were very good, ambiance was great but Charles stole the show with his amazing wealth of knowledge!

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

For whiskey lovers this is heaven. There is not a better collection anywhere! I have come here for my birthday for 4 years in a row and have drank some these most unique scotchs on earth. They always have an expert on hand to ensure you are drinking nothing but the literal best. As if that wasn't enough... the food is exceptional. We will back every time we are in D.C.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

I received a gift certificate from some good friends of mine to Jack Rose as a going away gift for my transfer to Washington D.C. As a bourbon fan, I was incredibly excited to try this place out as it had nothing but fantastic reviews. Jack Rose lives up to the hype. Over 2,600 variations of whiskey, great ambiance, food, service, etc., I could go on. I celebrated my first time with a couple of friends and we spent several hours sampling their mixed cocktails as well as a variety of bourbon. Finished the evening with drinks and a couple cigars while watching the hockey game on their rooftop bar. I will definitely be coming back to this place....and soon!

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2018

Jack Rose is, first and foremost, a Whisk(e)y Bar, and a good one. There are many, many rare and interesting Scotch Whisky and Bourbon Choices, at many price levels. They have a wonderful and affordable Barrel Pick of Old Weller Antique which is reasonably priced and very tasty. Recommended!

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

If you like whisky, then this is a MUST! Creative food options, but excellently prepared! The staff are knowledgeable abut the 2700+ bottles of whisky too! Not to mention, they are a Scotch Malt Whisky Society Partner Bar!!!! ENJOY!!!

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Love this place! If you like whiskey, you have to go!

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5.0Dined on May 7, 2018

I took a colleague and two clients here for dinner. They absolutely loved it. Service was top notch. Huge bar selection. And wonderful food throughout the meal. Definitely get the supper plate, the oysters and the steak dinner. Who knew celery soup was so delicious!

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Staff was friendly and accommodating. It was a Sunday night, so not mobbed with people, nice change. Food was delish, but took a while to come out, I think it sat a bit before we got it. Would definitely go back though.

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3.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Food was good but it was very loud in the dining room and the serving staff did not have much knowledge of the whiskey they serve (considering that Is what they are famed for).

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Had a great time trying different flights of bourbon and whiskey. Each one was assembled custom to our preferences. The food was great too!

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Incredible cocktails, very creative and innovative. Intimate experience with bartenders that consult with you about the drinks and help you pick cocktails that fit your flavor profile while also challenging you and expanding your palette. Worth every penny!

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Lots of character and unbeatable whiskey list. This has the whole package and one that delivers great value and a lively and entertaining evening

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3.0Dined on April 29, 2018

As always, the food and cocktails were outstanding. Given the whiskey selection and the quality of the food for the price, I typically recommend this place. However, the service this time was terrible! The wait staff seemed to be oblivious to the fact that we existed...we had to wave someone down (10minutes after being seated) just to order drinks. Same thing with food and a second round of drinks. We had to request desert menus (a good 20minutes after the last main dish had been cleared). And, all of the food (starters, salad, main) was brought out all at once. I could cut them some slack if it was crowded, but it was Sunday night and only half full and we were seated in the middle of the restaurant.

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Loved the authentic atmosphere at Jack Rose. The lamb sliders with onion and tomato were fabulous, the pork belly succulent, the buttery house made biscuits with prosciutto and pimento cheese a soothing comfort food found no where else in DC. Our waiter was extremely well informed and patient and our out of town guests were wowed by the whole experience.

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3.0Dined on April 27, 2018

I’ve been to Jack Rose a couple times, really cool to experience all the Whiskeys. What’s been consistent in every visit is it’s always on the weekend (busiest time) and the hope that this will be a great experience - its near my home, its Adams Morgan, and its all about the whiskey. Here’s the rub - whether by design or not, the service is a real let down and the menu is interesting but executed with mediocrity. You’re welcomed by a bouncer/doorman who is not welcoming, and if you aren’t headed for the bar you need to reset your expectations...waiting is the norm at any bar table. 15 mins to get acknowledged and then - adjust your expectations - another 15 mins from whatever time you order your drink of choice. On the other hand, bartenders are very accommodating, but you run the risk of annoying your server if you go direct. So - great idea, but struggling with execution.

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