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North Gate Grill

3.8
104 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
Located steps away from the north gate of the White House, North Gate Grill at Capital Hilton pays homage to all-American cuisine with home-style dishes boasting farm-fresh ingredients and vibrant flavors.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Open daily for BREAKFAST: 6:30am - 11:00am, and LUNCH: 11:00am - 3:00pm.

Statler Lounge: 3:00pm - 12:00AM
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Phone number
(202) 737-1333
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Philip Thompson
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Private party facilities
Our expansive private dining room is available for private functions accommodating up to 150 people for sit down or reception functions. Please email your inquires to Randy Piebes at randy.piebes@hilton.com or by calling 202-731-1510.
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Private party contact
Randy Piebes: (202) 731-1510
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Catering
please inquire about menus, customized receptions, private dining room availability with Randy Piebes, randy.piebes@hilton.com, or by dialing 202-639-5765.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
16th and K Street NW
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Parking details
Valet Parking (fee) is offered at the entrance of Capital Hilton. North Gate Grill guest's rate is $11.00 for 2 hours.
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Public transit
Metro Stations two blocks from North Gate Grill:
McPherson Square (Blue & Orange Lines)
Farragut North (Red Line)
Farragut West (Blue & Orange Lines)
Additional
Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
What 104 People Are Saying
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3.8  based on all time ratings
3.8
food
4.0
service
3.8
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Quiet
91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

A nice surprise to get such a good meal in an unknown hotel restaurant. A great and reasonably priced option

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vipSandking (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on May 26, 2017

I like North Gate Grill for business lunches because of its ambiance, good menu choices, and excellent service. The restaurant is usually an easy place to get a table and an easy place for conversations. It fills up when the hotel (Capital Hilton) hosts a conference, but otherwise is spacious and open with a very pleasant street-level view of 16th Street NW from large windows that fill the dining room with light. The menu has salads and sandwiches which I have almost always found to be well-prepared and tasty. Many of the servers have been there for quite some time.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

The Mother's Day brunch options could have been better. The food tasted ok. No decor for the holiday. Overall just ok.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on April 2, 2017

Our server was outstanding!!! She was so personable and friendly which made our dining experience at North Gate Grill pleasurable. We had a party of 7, and all of us enjoyed the meal and venue!

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KathyV (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on March 29, 2017

This was a business lunch with an out-of-town vendor hosting us after our business meeting. They were pleased at the location; we were able to walk. The food was delicious, the setting was very comfortable, uncluttered and elegant without being stuffy.

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vipkb121 (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on March 7, 2017

Always great and friendly service at the North Gate.

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vipFlynn (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on March 6, 2017

The food is consistently good. The tables are far enough apart and the noise level low enough that you can actually have a conversation. The staff is exceptionally welcoming.

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vipafisa (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on January 26, 2017

The main virtue of this restaurant is its convenience. The food is fine but pricey for what you get. The staff, however, is outstanding and does its best to provide good service.

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OpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2016

first-service. The wait staff was so thoughtful to refill glasses and proactively provide to-go boxes-and so interactive/chatty w/our kids. We tipped accordingly.

Christmas brunch was great too. Kale and sweet potato mix-not bad! Bacon, turkey, prime rib (a little overdone but flavorful), waffles, eggs, fruit, French Toast casserole with pineapple run syrup...$10 bottomless mimosas/bloody Marys...Such a good last minute find on Christmas morning. Would like to try the regular menu.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on November 16, 2016

Excellent host - erick and waitress. Our group dropped from 8 and no fuss suggested he temove a table to suit. Group of six - several took buffet and enjoyed it, others a la carte best of all super coffee!

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vipFlynn (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on October 21, 2016

Excellent place for a business lunch. You can hear each other without shouting and the tables are not on top of each other.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on October 11, 2016

Another great business lunch at North Gate. Nicest servers, good food, and lots of natural light through the large windows.

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vipkb121 (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on June 30, 2016

I go to this Restaurant often as I like to stay at the Capital Hilton. I have to say that they have great service overall, always.

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vipBuntz (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on May 12, 2016

Very nice lunch for four with attentive service including graciously accommodating an 8-month old child. Pleasant experience all around.

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ellen (New England)
3.0  Dined on March 31, 2016

The food was very good as it always is here. The service however was terrible. I saw tables leave before being served. It wasn't overly busy either. It was however, our servers first day and multi-tasking was not his strong suit

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viplovegoodfood (Washington DC)
1.0  Dined on March 30, 2016

I've already spoken with a manager about this, and have been offered a free meal to compensate for the experience I had. And I feel badly about writing this very negative review because I've eaten here a lot both previously when it was "Twigs" and since it's reincarnation, and I've previously always had really good experiences. But the level of service we experienced was so very poor that I have to caution future diners to inquire whether the staffing issues they had when I was there the other day have been addressed. As it was, my friend and I ended up leaving the restaurant after waiting for 1/2 hour for our order to be taken then another 1/2 hour for our food to show up, which it never did. I am hopeful that they will fix the problem because this has always been a convenient, reliable, decent place that serves pretty good food to meet friends, family or clients.

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bhobbs63 (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on March 14, 2016

The North Gate Grill is right across from our office, so it is a wonderful place to take visitors. The menu, while not exhaustive, has some good options - and the food is always great. One of the highlights is always the attentiveness of the staff. Generally, it is not super crowded making it a good spot for a quiet conversation.

Now, if they were only open for dinner...

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on February 11, 2016

Myself and two other co-workers had visited this place on 2/11/15 for lunch. I had reserved a table for 3 for 12:15 PM. It took about 30 mins for someone to take our drink order and an extra 20 mins for another server to take our food order. We did not get our food until 1:30 PM. Staff was unorganized and unprepared. Manager was no where to be found after I requested to speak to the manager.

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ProclivityBill (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 15, 2015

I go there regularly. the service is consistently very good, even anticipates your needs, a rarity for DC. the food is also consistently very good. atmosphere conducive to business discussion. fabulous!!

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ProclivityBill (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on December 19, 2014

the chef and staff are highly accommodating, a DC rarity, which made the client feel special.

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