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Barpilar Stairwell - Bar Pilar, Washington, DC

Bar Pilar

4.4
4.4
428 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American

Inspired by Ernest Hemingway and named for his beloved boat, Pilar is a neighborhood restaurant that has been a mainstay of 14th street for over a decade. Executive Chef Clarissa Aguilar helms the kitchen turning out an eclectic menu inspired by local farms and New American cuisine with a focus on seasonal organic produce. The simple yet inventive dishes change frequently, but that’s part of the adventure! Complementing the cooking is a beverage program including cocktails which also rotate seasonally, ranging in taste and complexity from classics like the perfect Old Fashioned to signature concoctions using house made tonics and elixirs. Spanning two floors, Pilar has a variety of spaces to suit your mood. Our first floor bar offers up a casual, comfortable space to down a few drinks in dimly-lit, vintage-inspired surroundings. Head upstairs and you'll find an intimate dining room along with a cozy corner cocktail bar perfect for date night or catching up with old friends.

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Booked 8 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Global, International, Fusion / Eclectic

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Dinner Thu, Fri 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am

  • Phone number

    (202) 265-1751

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Clarissa Aguilar

  • Private party facilities

    Host your next event at Pilar! Our second floor dining room and bar are available for private events ranging from happy hours to private dinners. For more information, send an email to events@pilardc.com

  • Private party contact

    Erin Edwards: (202) 265-1751

  • Neighborhood

    Logan Circle

  • Cross street

    Between S and T

  • Parking details

    There is metered parking available along 14th Street. There is also zoned parking (Zones 1 & 2) on the side streets surrounding the restaurant.

  • Public transit

    Metro: U Street / Cardozo (green line)

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Menu

Main

  • Hush Puppies$13.00

    Roasted corn and pickled jalapeño hush puppies, sweet & spicy sambal sauce

    • Asian Pear Salad$12.00

      Asian pear, arugula, radicchio, walnut vinaigrette, blueberry sauce

      • Guacamole w/ House Made Chips$12.00

        Guacamole with House Made Chips

        • Cheese$5.00

          Black River Blue - cow's milk, semi-soft, unpasteurized; Midnight Moon - blushing, ivory-colored goat cheese; Pilar's Stracciatella - cow's milk, olive oil; Taleggio - cow's milk, semi-soft, figs; Roncal Puente del Esca - rich sheeps milk

          • 3 for$13.00
          • 5 for$20.00
        • Pastrami Bahn MI$15.00

          Beef Wagyu Pastrami, Pickled Veggies, Mint, Cilantro, Fresno Chilis, Kewpie Mayo, Baguette

          • Burrata$18.00

            Burrata, asian pears, prosciutto, arugula, balsamic reduction, grilled baguette

            • Fried Dumplings$11.00

              Choice of Veggie or Thai Pork & Shrimp Dumplings

              • General Tso's$15.00

                Topped with scallions, sesame seeds, chilies. Choose one: Brussel Sprouts

                • Mama Chong's Bibimbap$17.00

                  Bulgogi, sesame spinach, carrots, zucchini, rice, sunny side eggs, kimchi

                  • Pilar Burger$17.00

                    Two four ounce dry aged beef patties, dry aged white cheddar, house bacon, onion jam, better pickles, Gochujang-Yuzu Mayo

                    • Dan Dan Tofu Noodles$22.00

                      Snow peas, red pepper, onion, mushroom two ways

                      • Papa's Pulpo$18.00

                        Pulpo served with roasted piquillo coulis

                        • Seared Salmon$27.00

                          Fingerling potatoes, asparagus, soubise, cipollinis asparagus

                          • Butter Chicken$21.00

                            Ghee, Garam masala, served with basmati rice

                            • Seasonal Grilled Vegetables

                              Herbed goat cheese, chili oil

                              • Serves 2$18.00
                              • Serves 4$25.00
                            • Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder$38.00

                              Steam buns, asian coleslaw, sriracha mayo, sweet chili sauce

                              • Thai Mussels & Prawns$25.00

                                Lemongrass, coconut milk, ginger, chilies, onion, grilled bread

                                • BBQ Wagyu Brisket$38.00

                                  Applewood Bacon, braised cabbage, mac & cheese

                                  Cocktails

                                  • Triple Agent$13.00

                                    Haku Vodka, Ginger Beer, Lime & Bitters

                                    • Penicillin$14.00

                                      Dewar's Japanese 8yr, Ginger Liqueur, Lemon Juice

                                      • Scofflaw$13.00

                                        Bulleit Rye, Foro Dry Vermouth, Lemon, Orange Bitters

                                        • Naked & Famous$15.00

                                          Del Maguey Vida Mezcal, Fiero Vermouth, Chartreuse & Lime Juice

                                          • French 75$13.00

                                            Roku Gin, Fresh Lemon Juice, Bubbly, Lemon Peel

                                            • Black Manhattan$15.00

                                              Angel's Envy Bourbon, Foro Amaro, Angostura Bitters

                                              • Hemingway Daiquiri$13.00

                                                Bacardi Reserva 8 year Rum, Grapefruit Juice, Luxardo Maraschino, Lime

                                                • Boulevardier$15.00

                                                  Smooth Ambler Old Scout, Campari Sweet Vermouth & Angostura Bitters

                                                  Beer

                                                  • Miller Lite 4%$7.00

                                                    • Hershey's Porter 5%$8.00

                                                      • Modeloe Special 5%$8.00

                                                        • Allagash Wheat Ale 5%$8.00

                                                          • Truly Hard Seltzer 5%$8.00

                                                            • DC Brau the Public 6%$8.00

                                                              • Heineken 5%$8.00

                                                                • El Chavo Cider 7%$8.00

                                                                  • Kirin Ichiban 5%$8.00

                                                                    • Voodoo Ranger IPA 7%$8.00

                                                                      • Sapporo 5%$8.00

                                                                        • Anxo Cider 7%$9.00

                                                                          • Seaquench Ale 5%$8.00

                                                                            • Lucy Juicy IPA 8%

                                                                              • 16oz$10.00

                                                                            Wine

                                                                            • Alvarinho$11.00

                                                                              • Sauvignon Blanc$11.00

                                                                                • Chardonnay$11.00

                                                                                  • Vihno Verde$11.00

                                                                                    • Rose$11.00

                                                                                      • Pinot Noir$12.00

                                                                                        • Tempranillo$12.00

                                                                                          • Malbec$12.00

                                                                                            • Cabernet Sauvignon$12.00

                                                                                              Champagne

                                                                                              • Veuve Clicquot Brut$20.00

                                                                                                • Veuve Clicquot Rose$25.00

                                                                                                  • Sparkling Wine$10.00

                                                                                                    • Sparkling Rose$12.00

                                                                                                      Last updated: February 1, 2022

                                                                                                      What 428 people are saying

                                                                                                      Overall ratings and reviews

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

                                                                                                      4.4
                                                                                                      4.4 based on recent ratings
                                                                                                      • 4.5Food
                                                                                                      • 4.2Service
                                                                                                      • 4.3Ambience
                                                                                                      • 4.2Value

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                                                                                                        MariamaS

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                        Brunch was amazing. The food was great and prices are good. I had the eggs, potatoes and biscuit with gravy and the gravy was so good. Our waiter was great as well and kept the drinks coming. 10/10

                                                                                                      2. KT

                                                                                                        KT36

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on April 22, 2022

                                                                                                        overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                        Food is really really good! Drinks were hit or miss.

                                                                                                      3. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Baltimore

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on April 16, 2022

                                                                                                        overall4food5service4ambience3

                                                                                                        The food was absolutely delicious. Service was okay, the waiter was sassy.

                                                                                                      4. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        New England

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        1.0

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on March 27, 2022

                                                                                                        overall1food3service1ambience1

                                                                                                        The place was an eclectic vibe, but the service was terrible. We went for brunch and waited over an hour for our food, with our server telling my friend she misremembered her order that he got wrong. A party with a DJ started a few feet from us and we couldn’t hear each other talk. Overall, this place felt like a bar making a poor attempt to do brunch.

                                                                                                      5. LE

                                                                                                        LauraE

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on March 3, 2022

                                                                                                        overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                        this was my first time here and we received great service and even better food!!

                                                                                                      6. E

                                                                                                        Eatingout

                                                                                                        Baltimore

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on February 26, 2022

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                        Bar Pilar is a narrow bar with an upstairs dining room. We ate downstairs in the bar. It's a bar, so was a little noisy, but were still able to have a nice conversation. The food was fantastic, both in presentation and how it tasted. We had the roasted vegetables, butter chicken and a dumpling appetizer - all wonderful. The cocktails were tasty and had enough alcohol in them to justify the price. I don't think you can go wrong eating here unless you are looking for someplace really quiet. I never went upstairs.

                                                                                                      7. MF

                                                                                                        MichelleF

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on February 18, 2022

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                        General Tso's Chicken was outstanding! Pear salad delicious. Bar Pilar has reliable high quality cocktail and an interesting menu. A go to place of ours

                                                                                                      8. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on February 15, 2022

                                                                                                        overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                                        Went for Valentine’s Date and will for sure be back again. The service was great despite being busy and the food and drink were sensational. Would recommend the General Tso’s chicken or any of the dumplings they have on hand.

                                                                                                      9. MP

                                                                                                        MichaelP

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on February 14, 2022

                                                                                                        overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                        Great food and ambience! Took a little while but it was also Valentines Day. Also, could the seats have cushions? Thank you!

                                                                                                      10. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on January 30, 2022

                                                                                                        overall2food2service3ambience3

                                                                                                        Went for brunch and asked for an espresso drink. Said they had no espresso machine abs served coffee out of a thermos and charged $3 per cup. Milk was also an inconvenience. They were more attentive to guests ordering mimosas. What kind of restaurant doesn’t have a fresh coffee for brunch. Overall, food and service were very underwhelming.

                                                                                                      11. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        6 reviews

                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        6 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on December 18, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service4ambience3

                                                                                                        Brunch! The best place for brunch. The drink special is still the best deal.

                                                                                                      12. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on December 11, 2021

                                                                                                        overall3food4service1ambience3

                                                                                                        Really poor service, clearly understaffed. Our waiter even had the hostess take our order. Food was good but not great, they billed us for the wrong drinks and didn’t seem to want to take care of it

                                                                                                      13. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Salt Lake City

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on December 10, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                        Adam was great and the whole ambiance was excellent. Really enjoyed the experience

                                                                                                      14. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on December 4, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                        Was nice to be back here. Food was fantastic and our waiter was great at managing the entire floor by himself.

                                                                                                      15. LK

                                                                                                        LaurenK

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on November 27, 2021

                                                                                                        overall3food3service4ambience4

                                                                                                        Nice ambience. Overall, I recommend just coming for drinks and dining somewhere else. The menu has changed and it doesn’t hit like it used to.

                                                                                                      16. M

                                                                                                        Mina

                                                                                                        Richmond

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on November 6, 2021

                                                                                                        overall4food5service3ambience4

                                                                                                        Absolutely amazing food. This was such a great brunch spot and I will be returning.

                                                                                                      17. t

                                                                                                        tmfx

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        12 reviews

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        1.0

                                                                                                        12 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on November 6, 2021

                                                                                                        overall1food3service1ambience1

                                                                                                        we had a reservation for 5 people at 8, and weren’t seated til 9. we spent about $150 on drinks waiting for our table and didn’t get a single apology or comp which we expected since all of us have worked in the restaurant industry. we didn’t get our food until 9:30 (1.5 hours after res), and didn’t see our server once after he took our order which we gave him immediately since we were very hungry at that point. we got the wrong bottle of wine and a wrong dish, but didn’t ever have anyone stop by so we could inform. my fiancé eventually wound up going to the bar and paying the full $300+ tab since no one ever came to check on our food or give us the check. not a single thing was comped even though we waited over an hour to be seated for our reservation. we used to *love* bar pilar — we went once a week! — but hadn’t been back since the change in management and won’t go again. we feel taken advantage of financially and disrespected generally.

                                                                                                      18. AG

                                                                                                        AshleyG

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on November 5, 2021

                                                                                                        overall2food4service2ambience2

                                                                                                        It is not the same place as before. New menu with new owners

                                                                                                      19. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Raleigh

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        1.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on October 23, 2021

                                                                                                        overall1food5service1ambience5

                                                                                                        Server forgot to put order in after we even asked multiple times. Took an hour and a half for someone else to notice and offer us free drinks.

                                                                                                      20. DW

                                                                                                        DevonW

                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on October 15, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                        Great waiter and experience. Quick service. Will be back! Curious if the space can be rented for events?

                                                                                                      21. CS

                                                                                                        CarolS

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on October 15, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                        We had a very nice evening and the food was nothing short of remarkable.

                                                                                                      22. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        New England

                                                                                                        12 reviews

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                                        12 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on October 10, 2021

                                                                                                        overall2food4service1ambience3

                                                                                                        Even though we had a reservation, we still had to wait about 20 minutes for our table even though it was not busy. We also waited about an hour for our food but the lady next to us got hers in 10 minutes.

                                                                                                      23. MP

                                                                                                        MorganP

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on October 10, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                        Bar Pilar was incredible!!! Stopped in for drinks and a bite to eat with my boyfriend, and we were thoroughly impressed. The General Tso's chicken was possibly the best I've had in my life, and the drinks were phenomenal!! Bar Pilar has a great atmosphere with just enough noise to feel hoppin', but not so much that you can't hear your date. The staff were all extremely friendly, too. I cannot recommend this place highly enough!!

                                                                                                      24. MS

                                                                                                        MattS

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on October 3, 2021

                                                                                                        overall3food5service2ambience4

                                                                                                        We had a reset at 1pm for an outdoor table and was told “everyone wants to sit outside@ upon arrival. We were offered to wait 15-20 minutes, which turned into almost an hour. When we were asked if we wanted to sit at the bar and have drinks while we waited, we did…but drinks came piecemeal…I ordered a beer in a van and it took 15 minutes. Food was ordered (they comped our bakery assortment…thank you), but food took over an hour to get to us. By the time we were done, it was almost 4pm. I come from the service industry, and I know things are tough right now. The food was actually REALLY GOOD, but service was not up to par. I would come back, but maybe in a month or two and hopefully they will get their service standards a bit better.

                                                                                                      25. CA

                                                                                                        CesarA

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on October 3, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                        Brunch was fantastic! But make sure to get the bakers platter!

                                                                                                      26. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on October 1, 2021

                                                                                                        overall4food5service3ambience4

                                                                                                        We arrived on time but we still waiting 45 min for the table for 2. Food took 1 hour to arrive after we ordered.

                                                                                                      27. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        London

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        1.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on September 18, 2021

                                                                                                        overall1food2service1ambience2

                                                                                                        Dining at Bar Pilar was an exercise in disaster . Despite having reservations, upon arrival, no one was around to seat us. We spoke to multiple members of staff seeking assistance, who only directed us to other staff members. It took 15 minutes to get our table, which was then one clearly intended for a significantly smaller party. When we requested a larger table, we had to wait another 15 minutes to get seated. The waitress, while very sweet, neglected to write down the order, which resulted in multiple mistakes in our orders. We also had to wait roughly an hour for a glass of water, and for the table to be cleared, which caused us to be swarmed with flies the entirety of our meal. The food in itself was entirely unseasoned and we were underwhelmed. 2 out of 10 total - though our rating would be in the negative numbers were it not for the excellent biscuits.

                                                                                                      28. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Baltimore

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on September 12, 2021

                                                                                                        overall3food2service3ambience4

                                                                                                        Booked a reservation and requested outside. When I got there there was an open table outside however we were told another party was waiting for that table and another one should be available within 10 minutes. 15 minutes later a table outside is still not available, aside from the one table that is still open. When I inquired about it to the hostess again, she informed me that the customers who reserved that table are currently sitting at the bar. Isn’t it standard for customers whose tables are ready to then bring their drinks from the bar to the table? Ended up having to sit in the back corner upstairs at a table way bigger than necessary with awkward table/barstool height. The food was mediocre at best. We ordered the dumplings to start and the inside filling had no flavor. I ordered the bibimbap for my main and was disappointed— the rice was the majority of the dish and it was mushy and there was not enough meat in it either. I’d go back solely for a drink, but would not come back for the food.

                                                                                                      29. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on September 5, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food1service1ambience1

                                                                                                        Waited nearly an hour for service and did not receive

                                                                                                      30. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on August 6, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                        Food was tasty and varied. Staff were very friendly

                                                                                                      31. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        San Francisco

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on July 10, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                        Met my love for early drinks

                                                                                                      32. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on June 6, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience1

                                                                                                        AC was broken 🥴

                                                                                                      33. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on June 5, 2021

                                                                                                        overall2food2service1ambience2

                                                                                                        Terrible service. Spent 2.5 here because we couldn’t get the waiter to service our table. Overpriced food that wasn’t with it. Very disappointed to have chosen here for our special occasion.

                                                                                                      34. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on June 4, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                        Great food and drinks- brisket was unreal and HUGE!!

                                                                                                      35. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on May 22, 2021

                                                                                                        overall3food4service1ambience2

                                                                                                        There was one server upstairs serving the whole floor. The drinks and food took forever and my food was missed

                                                                                                      36. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on May 8, 2021

                                                                                                        overall2food3service1ambience4

                                                                                                        We have loved Bar Pilar every time we’ve gone, except this time. Had to wait 40 mins for our table that we had reservations for. Service was incredibly slow. One person’s order was wrong and it took them 20 minutes to correct the issue. We appreciate the rotating menu BP does, but the menu, which is typically “modern American fare,” this time was predominantly Chinese oriented. We’ll still go back probably in the future but it won’t be on the top of our list.

                                                                                                      37. GD

                                                                                                        GregD

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                        Dined on May 8, 2021

                                                                                                        overall2food3service1ambience3

                                                                                                        Food was cold. Had to send back. Server was not attentive.

                                                                                                      38. BS

                                                                                                        BradleyS

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on May 7, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                        Great food and amazing service

                                                                                                      39. OT

                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on May 6, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                        Great Drinks and Ambience!

                                                                                                      40. k

                                                                                                        kmgrimme

                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                                                        Dined on April 25, 2021

                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                        Great Sunday funday brunch out. Service was fantastic. The “bottomless” drink special was a fun way to try the different cocktails on the menu.

                                                                                                      Safety precautions

                                                                                                      • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                                                                                        • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                                                                                        • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                                                                                                        • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
                                                                                                        • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                                                                                                        • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                                                                                                        • Contactless payment available
                                                                                                      • Physical distancing

                                                                                                        • Limited number of seated diners
                                                                                                        • Distancing maintained in common areas
                                                                                                        • Extra space between tables
                                                                                                      • Protective equipment

                                                                                                        • Waitstaff wear masks
                                                                                                        • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
                                                                                                      • Screening

                                                                                                        • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

                                                                                                      FAQs

                                                                                                      Bar Pilar is rated 4.4 stars by 428 OpenTable diners.

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                                                                                                      Booked 8 times today
                                                                                                      Google Map for Bar Pilar

                                                                                                      1833 14th St NW Washington, DC 20009

                                                                                                      Additional information

                                                                                                      • Cross street

                                                                                                        Between S and T

                                                                                                      • Neighborhood

                                                                                                        Logan Circle

                                                                                                      • Hours of operation

                                                                                                        Brunch Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Dinner Thu, Fri 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am

                                                                                                      • Cuisines

                                                                                                        Contemporary American, Global, International, Fusion / Eclectic

                                                                                                      • Dining style

                                                                                                        Casual Dining

                                                                                                      • Dress code

                                                                                                        Casual Dress

                                                                                                      • Parking details

                                                                                                        There is metered parking available along 14th Street. There is also zoned parking (Zones 1 & 2) on the side streets surrounding the restaurant.

                                                                                                      • Public transit

                                                                                                        Metro: U Street / Cardozo (green line)

                                                                                                      • Payment options

                                                                                                        AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                      • Executive chef

                                                                                                        Clarissa Aguilar

                                                                                                      • Additional

                                                                                                        Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

                                                                                                      • Phone number

                                                                                                        (202) 265-1751

                                                                                                      • Private party facilities

                                                                                                        Host your next event at Pilar! Our second floor dining room and bar are available for private events ranging from happy hours to private dinners. For more information, send an email to events@pilardc.com

                                                                                                      • Private party contact

                                                                                                        Erin Edwards: (202) 265-1751

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