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Old Ebbitt Grill, Washington, DC

Old Ebbitt Grill

4.8
4.8
24714 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Indoor Dining
Private Events
Carryout - Delivery and Pickup

Chef Salvatore Ferro
Around the corner from The White House

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 256 times today
Private dining

Private dining

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Steak, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 11:00 am–2:00 am

  • Phone number

    (202) 347-4801

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Salvatore Ferro

  • Catering

    Please contact our events department at 202.552.5000.

  • Private party facilities

    Steps away from the White House, the Old Ebbitt Grill is the perfect location for your next event. The Cabinet room can accommodate events from 5-75 guests. Additional private and semi-private space may ne reserved in our Atrium dining room. Please call Megan Kilby at 202.552.5000.

  • Private party contact

    Lucy Pear, Megan Kilby: (888) 892-9950

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Cross street

    15th between F and G

  • Parking details

    Paid parking available in nearby lots - PMI on NY Avenue in between 15th & 14th Streets; LAZ on G Street between 15th and 14th Streets;

  • Public transit

    Metro: Red Line to Metro Center, Orange/Blue to McPherson Square

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 24,714 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Washington, D.C. Area

    American

  • Washington, D.C. Area

    Most Booked

  • District of Columbia

    American

  • District of Columbia

    Most Booked

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  1. JK

    JenniferK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Samuel & Sadie are waiter & waitress were outstanding! Food was amazing!
  2. JG

    JonG

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Food was good, atmosphere was great! The ambiance was exceptional! Thanks Old Ebbits!
  3. R

    Rachel

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    My husband and I enjoyed the Orca raw bar platter, and it was delicious!! We shared a crab cake as an appetizer, and it was easily the best crab cake we have ever eaten. Our waitress was outstanding and brought out my husband’s dessert with a birthday candle on top. We were very glad to have made a reservation with OpenTable, since the restaurant had a long wait for those who did not make a reservation.
  4. PO

    PatriciaO

    Washington DC

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My husband chose the trout for his entree. I had the double crab cake entree, they were quite large, I could have just had one crab cake. For a starter, my husband had 1/2 dozen oysters (which I don't care for), I saw other starters that would have been perfect for me, but they were all meant to be shared. I do wish that this restaurant would offer more starters that are a smaller portion. Nice wine list at affordable prices
  5. LS

    LaShantaR

    Washington DC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall3food2service4ambience3
    The food is very bland. What I ordered was ok but it would have been better with more seasoning.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    While we didn’t dine in the iconic part of the restaurant, we enjoyed the light atmosphere and it seems less noisy of the section where we sat. The service and food was exactly as expected, superb.
  7. w

    waynesc

    Los Angeles

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Service and food were great. It was busy when we arrive but we were quickly escorted to a great table.
  8. DR

    DRacer

    Houston

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a fantastic restaurant, the atmosphere was amazing. The food is second to none. Our server Savio was awesome, great recommendations and our Manhattans were spot on. Every time we come to DC this is a Must for dining. You can’t go wrong here.
  9. CT

    Come2theTable

    Raleigh

    15 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    15 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    I booked Old Ebbits Grill far in advance for the first night of our family vacation. We chose this restaurant for the history (my son is a history major) as well as the menu. We were very satisfied with the food, particularly the raw bar selections. However, we were disappointed that we were seated in an area attached to a mall, which detracted from the experience.
  10. A

    Anthony

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Rockefeller oysters were one of the best seafood that I have eaten.
  11. f

    foodiechick

    Atlanta

    11 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall1food1service3ambience4
    Used to love this place and was excited to visit again. We had prime rib and pastrami sandwiches and strawberry shortcake for dessert. All of it was underwhelming. So much so that we didnt devour our food like we usually do when it’s incredibly good. After a few bites we knew coming here was a bad mistake. Not sure what the hype is all about bc it certainly is not the food. We’ll never come back here bc of that. So many more delicious restaurants in the city to waste a food experience here.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious lunch—- salad with a crabcake on top—- and a crab ake sandwich. Delicious wheat beer.
  13. MM

    MeganM

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best oysters for $2 during Happy Hour
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Richmond

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Experienced an excellent lunch. We never miss an opportunity to dine here whenever we’re in town. It’s a jewel!
  15. BR

    BrendaR

    San Diego

    14 reviews

    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    My one and only time .
  16. J

    Jonathan

    Oklahoma City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful! Best food!!!
  17. AM

    AnthonyM

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service. Oysters and pork chop were outstanding
  18. B

    Babes

    Washington DC

    41 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    41 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    The fresh oyster doesn’t disappoint and so does the Creme brûlée. Our wait staff was very friendly, professional, and accommodating.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent all around. Terrific wait staff and the food was outstanding.
  20. J

    Joshua

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing as always. Oysters at Ebbits is a DC must. Our waiter was great with recommendations as well.
  21. ZF

    ZFMM

    Toronto

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Great restaurant!
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had the most delicious trout and catfish we’ve ever had and our waiters were so accommodating!
  23. G

    Gabby

    Atlanta

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A special place to include when in DC!
  24. SC

    StacyC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was good--portions were ample but not overwhelming and there were lots of different options (more or less healthy, vegetarian and meat, etc.). It was a little noisy. Free bread was tasty!
  25. JS

    JennyS

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service, food and atmosphere. I would come back in a heartbeat!
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Anniversary
  27. JF

    JFrye

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our overall experience was wonderful. Our food was delicious and our waitress was awesome!
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great ambience. The eggplant parmigiana was dry and was not fresh. However the waiter was so kind about it when we said something.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Long day of tourist activities meant we grabbed late lunch/early dinner here. Service was impeccable- attentive, knowledgeable and personable. DC food prices are what they are but this bill seemed inexpensive or right value for the quality of food & service. In particular, their crab cakes are the best I’ve ever had and I come from an area with fresh crab myself. It’s also nice they offer several nonalcoholic cocktails on their expansive drink menu.
  30. J

    Jasmine

    Yorkshire

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic experience, very tasty food and wonderful service from Cameron. Will definitely return for more!
  31. F

    Famnfriends

    Atlanta

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent always.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and server were awesome!!!
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Mexico

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall3food4service2ambience3
    The food was ok, but I barely saw my server. Didn't get a chance to request ketchup until 20 minutes after my food was delivered to the table. Restaurant was very warm inside.
  34. w

    wendyf

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent friendly service and the food was fantastic! The crabcakes and ribs were to dies for!
  35. DJ

    DocJill1

    Washington DC

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Cameron, our wait staff, took expert care of our table with hospitable and gracious professionalism. Food was excellent. The crab cakes are simply divine. Dessert was tremendous!
  36. DA

    DonnaA

    Washington DC

    111 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    111 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great staff, great ambience and great food!
  37. TD

    TomD

    Indiana

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing restaurant, waitstaff was right on it and very Polite and helpful with the menu. Food was outstanding and I can’t wait to go back again.
  38. MT

    MatthewT

    Denver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Top quality food and excellent service as always.
  39. JN

    JohnN

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service at very competitive prices!
  40. GM

    GaryM

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our 14yr old nephew was visiting for the first time in America so we had to give him the opportunity to eat at one of our favorite restaurants, and it didn’t disappoint!! Thanks staff and our waitress Chloe for your patience and friendly service.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Old Ebbitt Grill does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Old Ebbitt Grill also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 347-4801.

Old Ebbitt Grill is rated 4.8 stars by 24714 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 256 times today
Google Map for Old Ebbitt Grill

675 15th Street, NW Washington, DC 20005

Additional information

  • Cross street

    15th between F and G

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 11:00 am–2:00 am

  • Cuisines

    American, Steak, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Paid parking available in nearby lots - PMI on NY Avenue in between 15th & 14th Streets; LAZ on G Street between 15th and 14th Streets;

  • Public transit

    Metro: Red Line to Metro Center, Orange/Blue to McPherson Square

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Salvatore Ferro

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (202) 347-4801

  • Catering

    Please contact our events department at 202.552.5000.

  • Private party facilities

    Steps away from the White House, the Old Ebbitt Grill is the perfect location for your next event. The Cabinet room can accommodate events from 5-75 guests. Additional private and semi-private space may ne reserved in our Atrium dining room. Please call Megan Kilby at 202.552.5000.

  • Private party contact

    Lucy Pear, Megan Kilby: (888) 892-9950

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