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Alhambra, Washington, DC

Alhambra

4.6
4.6
662 Reviews
$50 and over
Mediterranean
*2023 WINE SPECTATOR AWARD OF EXCELLENCE*

Taking inspiration from the landmark Alhambra Palace and Fortress in southern Spain, one of the most famous monuments of Islamic and Spanish Renaissance architecture, our new menu exemplifies the blending of cultures and cuisines across the region.

Showcasing their rich bounty of produce and fish in a modern and convivial setting, Chef Brian Bladfält Landry presents a seasonally inspired menu enhanced with the bold flavors across a variety of the region’s cultures. With distinct menus offered across brunch, lunch and dinner, the dining concept focuses on four sections of small plated dishes – sea, land, garden and table – all meant to be shared.

Alhambra is located on the lobby-level of The St. Regis Washington, D.C. at 923 Black Lives Matter Plaza NW in the heart of downtown D.C. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast and lunch, as well as dinner from Monday through Saturday and brunch on weekends.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 11 times today
Experiences are available.
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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Elegant Dining
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Balkan style
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Daily 7:00 am–11:00 am Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–1:45 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–1:30 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (202) 509-8000
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    Brian Bladfält Landry
  • Private party facilities
    Alhambra offers an unparalleled venue for both business and social events in the heart of Washington, D.C. Whether you’re hosting a small group of friends or clients, or a large reception, Alhambra features unique venues for truly memorable events. The restaurant welcomes groups up to 75 for seated
  • Private party contact
    Alhambra Reservations: (202) 509-8009
  • Neighborhood
    Downtown
  • Cross street
    16th & K
  • Parking details
    Valet parking is available upon arrival at St. Regis Hotel main entrance.
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • ALHAMBRA EXECUTIVE LUNCH

    $39.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Join us for a swift and delectable Executive Lunch experience, whether you’re a looking for a quiet environment for an important meeting, intimate lunch with friends, or just making the most of your lunch break. Indulge in a three-course Mediterranean lunch, expertly crafted by our celebrated Chef Brian Landry. All dishes are served at once to ensure you satisfy your hunger and desire for sit-down service, without taking up your entire afternoon.

Offers

  • Monday Wine Series

    Multiple dates available
    Mon - 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Whether it’s a Monday date night, parents in town or there’s a milestone to celebrate, we want to help our guests start the week on a faultless note! Monday Wine Series offer 50% off a selection of wines with a different focus each month and a Mystery Bottle of the Week (we always got secret stuff open!) carefully selected from our award-winning list!

    Monday Wine Series Photo

What 662 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Washington, D.C. Area

    Mediterranean

  • District of Columbia

    Mediterranean

662 Reviews
  1. Jacqueline

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and service. Would definitely go back, however I came to celebrate my birthday here was thought they might do something special and they didn’t.

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    San Francisco

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This restaurant was fabulous. Incredible blend of unique flavors and creative recipes combined to make a once in a lifetime experience. Highly recommend.

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    Washington DC

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Honestly, I was quite disappointed with the experience on Mother’s Day. First, there was no indication that it would be a buffet lunch when I booked - I was expecting the regular brunch experience at Alhambra, which I happen to love. Second, the cost was exorbitant - $150/person plus 10% food tax (what is this??) and automatic 20% service charge (while we all were getting our own food at the buffet). Had I known, I would have booked the High Tea experience and would probably come out much happier. Please be more transparent with your customers if you want repeat business. Never thought I’d be so disappointment at the St. Regis.

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    Richmond

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Expected more for a mothers day event. Did not think a breakfast station was appropriate for a lunch event. Cost did not justify the value.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was a wonderful experience. From the warm welcome, the complimentary beverage the bread and dips, the attentive service, great dinner choice advice. Top to bottom wonderful. The mushroom app and carrots and artichoke were amazing and generous. The brazzino and short rib delicious and perfect for sharing tastes. Strongly recommend this place for the ambience, service and the unbelievably wonderful food.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Ramiro was the most excellent chef I’ve ever encountered. He went above and beyond for my mother and myself . We had the executive lunch experience and the food was 10/10 ambiance 10/10 the st Regis is just so beautiful

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  7. smsailfast

    Philadelphia

    11 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    This restaurant could be stunning and amazing, but it falls short sadly. They seriously need to dim the lights to create ambiance. Our waiter did not get our order right, and I ordered a glass of wine to have with my entree, he forgot and once reminded, I didn't get the drink until my meal was nearly finished. The bread is the best part, and that's not enough for a meal that turned out to be over $400 for 3 people, and my girlfriend paid for her own cocktails. The lamb and eggplant entree was trying to be creative, but it simply fell short of amazing cuisine. It was so-so. If they can get everything to be as wonderful as the bread and dim the lights, the place would be amazing. When we went here the next morning for breakfast, the service was excellent, but our waiter at dinner was not up to St Regis snuff, nor was the food. A waste of money!

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  8. Pool

    Washington DC

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic experience, and our server, Yaser, was amazing. Thank you so much … we’ll be back.

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  9. MartaM

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I recently celebrated my friend's birthday at this wonderful restaurant and had an exceptional experience. Upon making a reservation for three, we were greeted warmly by our server, Sophiene (apologies if I misspelled the name). Sophiene's service was nothing short of phenomenal. He effortlessly guided us through the menu, offering insightful recommendations and explaining each dish with enthusiasm. Not only was he knowledgeable, but his friendly demeanor and sense of humor truly elevated our dining experience. The ambiance was delightful, the food exquisite, and the service impeccable. I am already looking forward to returning, and I wouldn't hesitate to request Sophiene as our server again. Highly recommended!

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  10. steveb

    New York City

    12 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great night out with my wife. Everyone was very nice and welcoming throughout the dinner. Food was delicious overall with some clear favorites out of the 6 dishes we had. The only suggestion I would make and what held back perfect 5 stars was the pacing. As I said, we ordered 6 dishes, tapas style and they all came out just about at once, overwhelming us with food and filling the table to beyond capacity. It was a bit of a juggling act and didn’t allow us to sample as we’d thought. So - I would return and ask that they bring things out more slowly and not all at once. Otherwise - fantastic.

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FAQs

Alhambra is rated 4.6 stars by 662 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 11 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Alhambra

923 16th Street N.W., Washington, DC 20006

Additional information

  • Cross street
    16th & K
  • Neighborhood
    Downtown
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Daily 7:00 am–11:00 am Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–1:45 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–1:30 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Balkan style
  • Dining style
    Elegant Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Valet parking is available upon arrival at St. Regis Hotel main entrance.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Brian Bladfält Landry
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (202) 509-8000
  • Private party facilities
    Alhambra offers an unparalleled venue for both business and social events in the heart of Washington, D.C. Whether you’re hosting a small group of friends or clients, or a large reception, Alhambra features unique venues for truly memorable events. The restaurant welcomes groups up to 75 for seated
  • Private party contact
    Alhambra Reservations: (202) 509-8009
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