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Plume at the Jefferson Hotel

1096 reviews
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$50 and over
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Michelin starred & the only Forbes five star rated restaurant in Washington, DC, Plume at The Jefferson hotel serves as a discreet and elegant backdrop to the artistry of our award-winning culinary team. Plume's wine list consists of over 1,300 labels, including the country's largest Madeira collection dating back to 1850.

Choose a cozy nook or a table by our inviting fireplace as you savor classic dishes crafted using traditional techniques and seasonal fine dining restaurant menus that are inspired by the harvest from Thomas Jefferson's kitchen gardens at Monticello.

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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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American, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(202) 448-2300
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AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Jacket Preferred
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Cross street
M Street NW
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Complimentary Valet for all Plume guests
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

From an intimate gathering in the Private Cellar to a small gala in the Gallatin Room, The Jefferson, Washington, DC is home to some of the most unique private dining spaces in the city. The talents of our Forbes Five Star culinary team are complimented by a service culture unlike any in the city.

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What 1096 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

This was a very intimate dinner night out, where the menu was not so ordinary. Staff was great, food was amazing, wine was perfection.

AllisonM (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Perfect in every way. Crom the moment I arrived, everything was perfect. Food, service, atmosphere. I’m in awe.

vipZZZZ (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

The food was excellent - My husband loved it. Some ingredients are not my favorite but still cooked with excellence.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

This is hands down one of the best meals we have ever had. The service was impeccable.

OpenTable Diner (Kent)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Very disappointing. Food was good, but lacked anything special. Service was sloppy and certainly not to be expected from a Michelin restaurant. Over priced considering, especially considering we visited a restaurant the following night which was much better, and didn’t have a Michelin Star or the associated price tag.

vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

As usual here, an evening that revived both the palate and the spirits

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

I went for to celebrate my best friend’s birthday & they even put her name on the menu! Food was not worth the price in my opinion..except the dessert. You can never go wrong with that! Service was wonderful!

vipDisappointed (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Dining at Pkume is exulting. Everything is so polished and so perfect that one feels like royalty. It is a priceless experience.

5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Cannot say enough good things about the service and ambiance. Very intimate, classic, and superior service to anything in DC. We went to Plume for a midweek date and were blown away by the service an ambiance, particularly since we had an early reservation (7pm). We were seated in front of the fire and had the place to ourselves for our first course. Tables were filled by 9pm. The tasting menu was good, but the sommelier pulled the evening together to make the experience worth the price. The flourish at the end, waxing and embossing our menu, was a nice touch and "Inn at Little Washington"-esque for DC. Fantastic for an anniversary or other romantic event in the city.

vipMikeM (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Great wine list! The first wine I order was not available, second choice was available. Nevertheless an impressive and well priced list.

Had the Virginia quail appetizer, prepared beautifully and was delicious. For the main we both had the Dover Sole, nicely prepared, but we have certainly had comparable or better. The sides served were ok.

Desert was very good.

All in all we expected more from a Michelin starred restaurant. So a bit disappointed.

Phil (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Fabulous experience, everything is perfect.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Great food, great service. Restaurant is beautiful on the inside. 10/10 would go again.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

Outstanding ambience, amazing wine list, incredible service, kudos to the chef for presentation and unique flavor combinations. A definite 10!

vipHolhootie78 (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Ambiance and service were impeccable. Food was beautifully presented and delicious. Sommelier was very helpful in a selection. We have eaten everywhere, and this was a special experience. They deserve their Michelin star.

OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

This was our first time dining at the Plume. When I made the reservation I didn't see that they had just earned their first Michelin star. Now, we have dined at a restaurant that has three Michelin stars & I must say that I have no idea why Plume only has one. We did the tasting menu with the classic wine pairing. The food was exquisite. The duck brought tears to my eyes. The bison was just phenomenal. The wines paired with each dish were perfect. Our server & wine server were excellent & personable. We have now found our special occasion restaurant.

vipDCOpenTableVIP (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

The decor was as expected for a classic hotel but we were very comfortable and treated like royalty by everyone from beginning to end. The food was delicious and the wine recommendations were perfect. Very accommodating.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We celebrated our anniversary on New Years Eve with the special price fixed menu. Everything was delicious and the service superb. It is very hard to justify the price, though. Early seating dinner for two with two drinks each and tip was a little more than $600. The only meal we have eaten that was more expensive was at the Inn at Little Washington, and it wasn’t much more expensive than Plume. The price will probably keep us from returning.

vipOpenTable Diner (Orange County)
2.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

We were guests of the hotel and have dined at Plume 4 other times. This experience was much different. Because of where we were seated, it was a constant flow of people going through the door to the bathroom and the wait staff running in and out of the kitchen with their large trays of food ...that was our view, those were our sounds. We had the same waiter as we had a year ago and our experience with him was the same...disappointing.
The food was, as it has always been, amazing. They could do a better job at blocking off the area to the kitchen as no diner should have to spend what should be a special evening , wishing to experience Plume the way it’s meant to be, wishing they were seated somewhere else.
Very sad for us. No one seemed to think there was any sense of urgency to make our evening one to remember

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
1.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

The worst experience ever. Even though I had a reservation was seated 45 minutes late. Got seated at the worst table in restaurant by the food service corridor. Later in the meal the waiter placed a knife in the table. It stuck the table because it had food in the back side of the knife. After I got home I noticed my velvet jacket was covered in food on the back because I was seated with my back to the food service area the bus boys and food service were spilling food all over it. This place is the worst. Don’t waste your money

OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

We spent Christmas Eve at Plume and was absolutely wonderful! Ambiance is great and the service was perfect. The menu was delicious as well the wine selection and cocktails selection. An evening to remember! And come back!