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About Jack Rose Dining Saloon

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 excepted for full dinner service in our first floor dining room.

2007 18th St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American

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.

Cross Street:
Florida Ave. NW

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(202) 588-7388

Website:
http://www.jackrosediningsaloon.com/

Entertainment:
Reservations are only accepted for full dinner service in our first floor dining room.

Catering:
Reservations are only accepted for full dinner service in our first floor dining room.

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.

Public Transit:
Metro Accessible via Red Line. Located between to Dupont Circle Metro and Adams Morgan/ Woodley Park. Bus Lines 42 and 90

Executive Chef:
Russell P. Jones

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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.

Private Dining

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

Jack Rose Dining Saloon Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

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Casual (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Fun (7)
Cozy (6)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Great Beer (5)
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Neighborhood Gem (4)
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Tasting Menu (4)
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Gluten Free Options (1)
Live Sports (1)
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 4, 2017

The server we had was extremely knowledgeable about whiskey. She helped us pick out what we may like and provided good alternatives if they didn’t have something. The food was great, atmosphere was great, and would definitely recommend to those in and traveling to DC.

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

The whiskey selection is astounding and the staff takes obvious pride in serving such a fine selection. The Dram and Grain below is a gem, and one we will be coming back for often.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Jack Rose was recommend by a colleague who is a whiskey connoisseur, we couldn’t believe the selection we had a fun evening!

Tags: Organic, Casual, Romantic, Fun, Authentic, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Excellent experience for the whiskey. Food was mediocre and service was not timed with our dining... Too many courses came out at once, we felt rushed through the food. Would go for the whiskeys /bourbons and skip the food. Definitely sit at the bar next time.

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great place for drinks and good food.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Food was great, but our meals were brought out at least ten minutes apart. It was very awkward and I think they could have done more than comped our dessert, especially with the prices they charge. Seemed a bit chintzy for what I expected. So if you want drinks, I think it’s fine. For a meal, maybe not.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

So ill start by saying I am deaf in one ear. That coupled with the noise level made the dining room overwhelming when trying to converse.

First issue, wished us Happy B-day. Wasn't anyone's bday. Then came back and said oh sorry your here to celebrate Veteran's day. Off putting but not a big deal.

The largest negative, aside the noise level (place is all brick, stone, glass), was I ordered lamb and was given pork. (Good thing im not Muslim/Kosher) Now I ordered it medium rare. How would you serve pork MR? So food is dropped, server walks away. Doesnt come back for about 5m. She comes back I tell her this is pork. She looks at my and says yes. Had to re-explain that I ordered lamb. She said oh it was wierd that you ordered pork MR. So I questioned if they would serve pork MR, and if she had thought that was my order why did the pork come out WD. It took a while to get the order right and even then it was a solid 10m before my food was brought out. As usual in this situation my wife had to decide to eat alone or let her food get cold. I told her to eat. This is a terrible spot to be in. Now her food was a cold dish so the smart thing to do would have been to either take hers back and keep it cold while we waited of remake both and bring them out together. They did neither. So she ate, then i ate.

Even after this we werent comped the incorrect meal, a drink, an app, etc. The manager (?) Said she was sorry and offered to take us downstairs somewhere quiet and insisted we get desert (on her). We were taken downstairs to a private room to enjoy our after dinner drink and talk. This was very nice. However, we ordered a desert had our drinks and then we were charged for the desert!!!! At this point we were just over it, paid for the desert and left.

TLDR Very noisy, wrong food from what was ordered, manager promised free desert to make up for it and then we were charged for the desert. Disappointing over all.

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

We came here for the whisky and we were not disappointed. The "whisky expert" was extemely knowledgeable and helpful. Of course the selection of whisky was as good as any place in DC. The waitress was attentive and friendly. The food was good but average, nothing exceptional -- but then again we came for the whisky.

Tags: People Watching, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Amish chicken pieces tasty but gristle a problem. Great atmosphere

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Another great dinner at Jack Rose .
The Whisky selection is over the TOP!
Snacks and dinner were delicious .
Zoe was fantastic as well as the "whisky expert"

Tags: Local Ingredients, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Thank you for wishing me a happy birthday!

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Service was ok, but slow enough to be distracting from the meal. Bar service was stellar but food was only solid (apps much better than mains). Overall still absolutely worth a visit!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 30, 2017

For the price, the food wasn't that great -- lacked flavor and the sides the entree came with were miniscule

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 (New England)·Dined on October 29, 2017

A fun evening with a wonderful tasting of whiskeys. Food above normal and delicious

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We were really looking forward to this place. The drinks were pricey but good. They got someone to make a recommendation for my whiskey blogging husband. Our server though was HORRIBLE. Once we finally ordered that was it. We were completely done with our first drinks and our appetizer and it took 30 mins to finally get his attention. He was disengaged, avoided our eye contact and it just completely ruined our evening.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

This was our first time at Jack Rose and it was incredible. The bar staff was so knowledgeable about the bourbons. The bar is energetic and fun. Made a reservation but we were lucky to walk in to two available bar seats. My date was able to check off a few of his "rate" bourbons from his bucket list. Great night! We will most definitely be back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 26, 2017

If you love whiskey/whisky you must visit this place. Hundreds of whiskies from around the world!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 25, 2017

One restaurant where I feel smarter leaving than when I entered, because it specializes in bourbons/whiskeys, and the liquorologists are so informative.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Authentic, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Sports, Happy Hour, Business Meals
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Service was wonderful. Knowledge about the whiskey, perfect. Too much noise for a quiet/romantic dinner, though the booths help!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Happy Hour
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 21, 2017

A must visit for whisky enthusiasts! Very knowledgable wait staff. The food was delicious but portions on the smaller end.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

The whiskey experts are phenomenal. No one in our group is too knowledgeable about whiskey, and yet we all greatly enjoyed everything that was recommended to us, which each person getting samples uniquely suited to our individual tastes. The selection of whiskey is extraordinary!

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Easily the best whiskey selection around.
Told that it was a special occasion but didn't see any recognition of that.
Dinner and drinks were good. Dessert was not. Pecan pie that was bery late and then burnt

Tags: Great Beer, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 6, 2017

We go here for the whiskey selection, and it is quite a selection! The food is pretty good. I recently had the scallops and the scotch egg, both were good, not great, but good. The wine and cocktail menus are both pretty limited to accommodate the huge book of whiskeys. Both times we've gone, service was slow, sometimes to the point of irritation, and as the night progresses, the bar gets crowded, so if you are sitting at a table near the bar people will start to crowd you, and it gets loud. But, we will definitely return, there isn't another place we know of with that wide a selection of whiskey.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on September 29, 2017

We had been looking forward to visiting DC and checking out some restaurants that were "on the list". Jack Rose was one and we met friends there for dinner. The ambiance is cool - I had seen photos of the whiskey library and it is definitely cool. 2800+ options they claim! We had just had a 6 Pappy (with the Rye) flight in Chicago for $180 and JR wanted $195 for a single pour of 23 year alone (!) - other pours seemed reasonable priced. The food was simple but good - burgers, brussel sprouts, venison steak. The beer list was a surprise - great selections.
Overall, we had a nice evening but my expectations had been a little higher. I would certainly recommend trying Jack Rose.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer
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·Dined on September 25, 2017

Wonderful food, service, and ambience. Great for special occasions.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 25, 2017

This place is a gem. Very knowledgeable bar tenders and whiskey specialist. Hundreds of bottles of whiskey. The food is okay. Don't order the ribeye. It's served sliced and is dry.

Tags: Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Casual, Good for a Date, Tapas, People Watching, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Best whiskey selection in DC! Some really old and rare bottles... and extremely knowledgeable staff if you get overwhelmed at what to order. Great selections at all price points ...Highly recommend!

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·Dined on September 20, 2017

Great place to grab a unique whiskey or cocktail, but skip the dinner. And definitely not the environment you want for a special occasion or date. We were there on a Tuesday and even with many open seats at the bar and a half empty dinning area, the place was unbearably loud.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 19, 2017

We looked at the reviews before coming to DC for a show and we're looking forward to dining here. Unfortunately due to heavy traffic coming to town we had 45 minutes, but our server was gracious enough to get our orders out quickly. We had A great time and I would definitely recommend coming here and trying the bourbon selections the whiskeys and even the mixed drinks.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Evening started off great with our server Charlie. Shift change and all downhill from there. Next server basically ignored us when she was seated with a big table. We started with multiple apps and 2 bourbon flights. Never brought 2nd drinks. Blamed it on the bartender for not making drink. Sever's trainee stated she could not even bring our check. Great start. Poor finish. Big disappointment. Probably would have been a $500+ night but .....

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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Excellent food and service at the restaurant. Our server helped craft us whiskey and scotch flights based on our tastes and price range.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Bar Seating
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Always a treat to dine at the Jack Rose, but this visit was a standout thanks to our server, Charlie. He was friendly, attentive, knowledgeable, and professional throughout the meal. Best service I've had in years, maybe ever. Give that guy a bonus.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 3, 2017

My wife and I went for our first anniversary. Jack Rose is a quieter, cozier place. It is more expensive, but the food is worth it. They have a very large selection of whiskey, which is what the place is known for, but they also have some good beers and wine. They have a variety of comfort foods, but also some higher quality dishes. Overall, it was a great experience, and I would recommend it to a friend for a special occasion.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Love love love. Great food and even better drinks. Service is phenomenal also!

Tags: Happy Hour, Cozy, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 1, 2017

They have an amazing selection of whiskey, and extremely knowledgeable staff. Unfortunately, the management leaves so much to be desired. We brought a friend from overseas here, and spent over $300 for 3 people. As we were finishing our last drinks, we were told to either leave or sit at the bar, the reason being that they were "behind on their reservations and needed the table." There were 6 open 4-top tables available in our immediate vicinity. We had been quiet and respectful the entire evening. To be rushed out the door in this manner was embarrassing and insulting. I love great whiskey, but the environment ultimately made it all taste like rail. Such a disappointment.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Besides and amazing list of spirits………….best bacon cheeseburger ever!!!!

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 19, 2017

We were celebrating an anniversary and the restaurant and staff were extremely accommodating and gracious. We have dined here before and we continue to enjoy the selection of whiskey and food.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Way way way too noisy and loud to actually enjoy your dinner. Food portions a bit skimpy for the price tag and the service is spotty. We'd return for a drink but not for dinner.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Food was great. Great whiskey selection but not a great value. Service was terrible!

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

I live in NYC and call me a snob but the food in DC, below very nice restaraunts, tends to be mediocre at best. Particularly in a more bar like large setting. So what a pleasant surprise. The food was great. And everyone thought so. I will be back!

Tags: Bar Seating, People Watching, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails
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