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For 2
Date
Sun, 2/18
Time
10:30 PM
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You must make reservations at least 5 minutes in advance of the time at Medium Rare - Cleveland Park.
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Medium Rare - Cleveland Park

4.4
842 reviews
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$30 and under
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Steak
Top Tags:
  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
Contact us for large parties or special events. During the evenings, Medium Rare offers a unique, prix fixe dinning experience of artisan bread; a mixed green salad; prime, dry-aged steak; and hand-cut fries in a relaxed, fun, neighborhood environment. As we do only one thing, we do our best to make the food and experience exceptional and also a good value. There are only a few wine, spirits, and draft beer choices, but each were selected specifically to accompany your meal. We offer an off-the-menu vegetarian option. Yes, we do serve brunch on Saturday and Sunday with a great prix fixe including French Toast, Steak and Eggs, Eggs Benedict and bottomless bloody Marys, mimosas and screwdrivers.Please contact us to inquire.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Steak, American, French
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday and Sunday: 10:30am - 2:30 pm; Dinner: Saturday 2:30 pm - 11PM; Sunday 2:30pm - 10pm; Monday - Thursday 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday 5:00pm - 11:00
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Phone number
(202) 237-1432
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Ordway Street NW
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Parking details
Small parking lot directly across the street
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Public transit
On the corner adjacent to the Metro red line, Cleveland Park entrance
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 842 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
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4.3
service
4.1
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4.5
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Valentines Day dinner with fiancé, he loves steak and pommes frites and that is their specialty. Prix fixe dinner and a glass of wine was very reasonably priced, until the value got even better when the severs brought second and third helpings!! We looked at each other like, Is this for real? Super convenient to metro. We will definitely be coming back!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Music was blaring and ruined the ambience.

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BrookeW 
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Excellent service! Immediately had our drink orders taken and appetizer and bread brought out immediately. Food was very filling. We did the $25 deal with unlimited mimosas, a starter, and entree. Would have enjoyed more steak, but can't complain with the $25 deal. Would have been too good to be true. Such great serve. Waiter was super, super, friendly! Steak cooked to perfection. Drinks always filled. Enjoyed the special sauce.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

This is an easy place to go! As long as you like a bistro style steak, you’re all set to stop worrying about whether you ordered the right thing or not - and just concentrate on a good conversation with your dining companion(s). Bliss!

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KellyP (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Unlimited drinks and great service. Awesome sunday brunch deal.

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KatMO (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

This was an absolutely lovely experience. The food was plenty, and delicious, and I had some of the best steak and apple pie I have ever had!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

This place is great! It's unique approach to its menu allows for quick service and gourmet food at surprisingly reasonable prices. It felt like I was doing restaurant week and getting a steal! It's a place that values the customer at every turn, with everything from two servings at the same price to a massive complimentary birthday ice cream thing. Highly recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Perfect spot for brunch if you want to get bougie on a budget. Our mimosa carafe was literally always full!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

The server was attentive and very helpful. Entries were very good, wine was what we were looking for. Desert was excellent (carrot cake and key lime pie). Overall good experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

Very, very disappointing. It's hard to imagine how a place can go wrong serving exactly one thing: salad, bread, steak, fries. Yet all but the salad were bad--and the service, while eager to please, was poor, too.
The bread was so crusty I feared for my teeth, the fries were so crispy I could have been eating twigs, and the steak was oversalted and meh.
I asked for the sauce (they have one kind) on the side, but my meal arrived with the steak and frites drenched in sauce. The server felt bad and brought me another plate with sauce on the side (they serve seconds of steak and frites on request, so this wasn't as big a deal as it sounds). I tried the sauce, and was glad I'd gotten it on the side--it added nothing, and was also too salty.
Great concept for a restaurant--but a poor execution!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

The Conn. Avenue location of Medium Rare did not disappoint our group of four hungry meat-eaters. The price fixed menu of steak, fries, and salad, was just what this budget-minded group needed for a casual Sunday night Birthday and we were totally satisfied. Highly recommended.

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vipKenny (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Food was good. Good steak. You wanted the seconds. Could be slightly more tender but still flavorful. Fries were nice and crisp and hot. Nice. Perfect sized portions with the built-in seconds. Good model.

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OpenTable Diner (Charleston)
3.0  Dined on January 8, 2018

The food was pretty yummy and the carrot cake was fantastic. Only think that leaves you wanting more is having a couple extra options in terms of food. Cool experience though.

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ArielP (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

My boyfriend and I went to Medium Rare to celebrate his birthday, and we had a great time. The service was, the staff was extremely friendly, and the food was amazing. Also, it was great value! We definitely plan to come back soon.

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vipPastaBea (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

We had a great brunch on Sunday. Great steak as usual. Enjoyed the bottomless mimosas. Loved the salad and bread. It was very busy and noisy but we enjoyed it just the same. The only complaint is that the poached eggs were under cooked and the whites were runny. Didn't need the carrot cake but it was well worth it. Gum was a fun touch as you can see from the picture.

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vipLaura (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

We were searching for a bottomless brunch spot. Medium Rare has a price you can't beat. Their menu is very limited. My husband and I ordered the steak and eggs Benedict. It was covered in gravy. It was tasty, but way too rich for me. I would visit again, but I would definitely specify that I want my steak plain. It was a very heavy meal!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves here. My best friend and I were celebrating our birthdays and can't wait to come back.

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

My younger son told me it was a great place. He and his Georgetown Prep friends have been there on many occasions. My older son and his friends took me to medium rare for my birthday. I had a great time! Thanks

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

After a disastrous visit a couple weeks ago with family, pleasantly surprised to have the service we have been used to. Great service - enjoyable evening.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Everything was perfect. Favorite restaurant to visit when in town. Loved the hot cider bourbon!

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