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Brasserie Liberté, Washington, DC

Brasserie Liberté

4.6
4.6
1259 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary French / American

At Brasserie Liberté traditional French meets modern luxury in the heart of Georgetown. Our menu reflects the comfort food of the cuisine served in a cozy and laidback setting.

Please note the Fabergé Egg seats 4 guests.

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2 people

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary French / American

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 11:00 am–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 9:30 am–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (202) 878-8404

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Matthew Cockrell

  • Private party facilities

    Brasserie Liberté offers a a fully private dining room, which can be divided in to two smaller private rooms. The largest space can accommodate 75 guests and the smallest can accommodate 30 guests. With its own private entrance, the room can be transformed into a reception style event to accommodate 130 guests.

  • Neighborhood

    Georgetown

  • Cross street

    Wisconsin Avenue and Prospect St.

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

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

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What 1,259 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely! Great food, excellent service, beautiful ambiance!

  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall2food2service2ambience3

    The cups used for drinks were dirty when they gave them to us—there was a lipstick stain on the cup when we used a straw the whole time. Also, there was hairs in our food and a bug in the water as well. The bread was also stale and cold.

  3. PC

    PeterC

    Miami

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food3service2ambience4

    Apps were great entrees were mediocre, dessert was 50/50. Fries were cold and service was spotty, delayed and late.

  4. N

    Nancy

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We sat outside along the brick walls. Very nice quiet setting. Food was delicious.

  5. MG

    MartaG

    Washington DC

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Sat outside for our pre-theater dinner. The service was excellent, the food was beautifully prepared and served and the ambience was delightful. We will definitely be back!

  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall3food2service4ambience5

    There was literal paper in our food… ☹️

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience5

    Very enjoyable

  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall3food5service2ambience4

    The food was very good. The best duck confit that I have ever eaten. Wine by the glass was good, with creative cocktails. However, a person who didn’t order a first course got her entree with our salads. After our entrees were brought to the table by servers other than our own, our server disappeared. Never came by to ask how our meal was, take my order for wine with our entrees or refill water glasses. After asking a bread/water person and another waiter to get us water and wine, our server briefly returned to take the wine order. By that time we were more than half way through our entrees. We sat on the patio out front and the weather was sublime. A great spot to wait for our server.

  9. R

    Rowena

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious food, great service, reasonably priced, and we appreciate that we could take as much time as we needed to enjoy Father's Day lunch.

  10. SR

    SavonR

    Washington DC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    We went for Father’s Day, not sure what a regular Sunday brunch crowd looks like but I’m happy I made reservations. We sat inside but close enough to an open door that led to the side patio. Brunch menu only. I really chose this restaurant because we love Duck Confit which is only on the lunch menu. Highly recommend the mimosa kit and the Macaroni Au Gratin.

  11. SP

    SalParadise767

    Raleigh

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    An absolutely incredible dinner. Service from our waiter was wonderful, the prices are much more reasonable than they need to be, wine list is great, cocktail list great and the steak tartar is one of the best I've ever had. I'd gladly come back.

  12. RG

    RebeccaG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    So delicious . Diamond the waiter is amazing Peach soup was incredible Inside was way too loud and ruined the whole vibe inside so we ate outside which has no ambiance but we enjoyed ourselves anyway!

  13. F

    Frank

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    This was some of the best French cuisine we've had in a really long time. Our server was exceptional and the food was dynamite. Highly recommend.

  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Every item was delicious and the service was excellent!

  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This was absolutely the best meal we had in DC. Service was impeccable (we were not rushed at all, the waiters gave excellent recommendations, etc). The food perfect. The peach soup was like nothing any of us had ever had. The escargot, creme brûlée, macaroni au gratin, ratatouille and tarte au citron were all lovely, too.

  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Grand Rapids

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    Amazing food, great service, definitely order the tarte au fromage (cheesecake). Changed my life. Improved our marriage. Helped me cope with childhood trauma, you name it.

  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall3food3service1ambience3

    Very poor service. Waited 5 minutes after our food came for silverware despite asking the person who brought our food (he immediately told our waiter who did nothing - an apparent standoff as to who brings the silverware). Otherwise, too slow on the service, no one poured our wine, etc. - despite decent food, would not recommend.

  18. MD

    MikeinDC

    Washington DC

    68 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    68 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always reliably great food and service even on a crowded Saturday night. And a good value too! My go-to place in Georgetown.

  19. d

    dcfoodie

    Washington DC

    48 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    48 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    My husband, ten year old granddaughter and I dined outside on a Saturday night recently, and all three of us had a terrific experience. The steak frites were perfect for the ten year old while we adults sampled delicious soup ( cucumber gazpacho) and the bitter greens salad( the half portion was quite large). An entree salad for grandpa and the appetizer shrimp and cheese ramekin for me, and then desserts, all of which were delicious. Our server was very attentive and efficient, and we plan to return!

  20. JS

    JenS

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience3

    This return experience was very underwhelming compared to my first visit. Not only did the server mistake our coffee orders twice, she gave me a nondairy alternative I explicitly specified that I'm allergic to -- twice. The same mistake happened to my friend's coffee order. And the latte and cappuccino themselves were dismal. Then, in the middle of the meal, two mussells were full of sand. It happens, so I dismissed the first one as a reasonable error. But when it happened in rapid succession with the second, it was a bit upsetting. Altogether, I'm reticent to return to Brasserie Liberte.

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Incredible food and service!

  22. c

    ccc1978

    Washington DC

    83 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    83 reviews

    Dined on June 6, 2022

    overall2food4service1ambience4

    Too bad. This restaurant really has a problem with service: it’s bad (long wait for everything, mistakes with orders, not following food requests, overcharging, etc.). We went to the restaurant when it first opened and had the exact same problem. We waited a while, hoping the service would improve, but it hasn’t. Too bad because the food is pretty good. But, the service is so bad that we won’t be going back.

  23. PA

    PATD

    Washington DC

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Special occasion Not acknowledged. The patio was quite noisy but happy with food and presentation and good service

  24. MT

    MrsT

    Washington DC

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Liberté. The staff were attentive and nice, the food was delicious, and who could forget the Mimosa Kit? Hubby and I are always looking for new places to brunch, and Liberté stand at the top of our list for a repeat trip. From beginning to end, we enjoyed every meal. We actually ate dessert!

  25. e

    esbarne

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience3

    Interior and service were nothing memorable. Patio was nicer. The avocado toast (which, full disclosure, I ordered without poached egg) was sad... just a piece of toast with a brown-flecked slice of avocado on top and a tangle of frisee. No crumble of feta, pickled onions, or seasoning of any kind. Pathetic portion of home fries. The $35 bottle of bubbly with assorted juices was the highlight of the meal. Many other places to go for brunch in DC-- likely won't return.

  26. f

    fancypants

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Elegant and approachable, Brasserie Liberte dazzled our tastebuds for my birthday brunch. We had a great time!

  27. MO

    MartiO

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious brunch. Love the mimosas with three different juices and the bread is so good I’d come just for it. Space is gorgeous, service top notch. It’s become my go to place when I’m in town.

  28. AD

    AlysiaD

    Baton Rouge

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our waitress, the food, and the ambiance were all incredible. I will absolutely be recommending to any I know who plans to visit!

  29. LV

    LauraV

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very good food. Fresh tartare, original tuna confit sandwich. Service was nice too

  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great meal and wonderful service!

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This was my first time and it did not disappoint! The service was wonderful and allowed us to have a nice leisurely lunch. The space is very beautiful and I appreciate all of the booths! The food was just wonderful especially the shrimp dip. Overall a great value in the middle of Georgetown!

  32. C

    Casey

    Baltimore

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A fantastic meal in a pretty venue! We will definitely go back

  33. NA

    NicholasA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great place for brunch, with attentive waiters and fantastic food.

  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    35 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall4food1service5ambience5

    Beautiful restaurant. Good service. Impressive wine list. Food wasn’t good. It was dry, cold and bland. Why do you slice the Filet Mignon?

  35. AR

    AlexR

    San Francisco

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing food, great atmosphere and fantastic service. The team lead by Didier is top notch!

  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    It was my moms birthday and let me just say it was the best place I have ever been to in 8 years! I want to live there. And for dessert, i recommend the chocolate pot de creme!

  37. S

    Shannon

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Beautiful restaurant, love the decor. The service and food were fantastic and we thought the price was super reasonable. A little loud (thanks family who let their kids play with what sounded like bubble wrap) but not too bad. Great meal!

  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Dinner here was outstanding, Tasteful cocktails, delicious starters, and the entrees were fantastic. Our server was knowledgeable of the menus and the food arrived timely. 10/10 will be going there again

  39. AC

    AnilC

    Washington DC

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 26, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience5

    Two of us went for lunch, attracted by their Facebook advertisements. The restaurant is nicely laid out with tables far apart and very pleasant. We gave up on the original plan to sit outside due to noisy and dusty construction next door. Nevertheless, inside dining is very pleasant. The food is typical of French brasserie cusine. We both had NY Strip steak. Cooked to our desired level of donness and well presented. The dowbnsides were that the meat was somewhat sinewy, over salted and overly oily. The vegetables were fresh and well cooked, The server was great!

  40. G

    Gatti

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This was such a charming and delicious French restaurant in Georgetown. I loved the inside table layout, it felt private and intimate. The food was fantastic and the flavors were well thought paired.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • 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

Brasserie Liberté is rated 4.6 stars by 1259 OpenTable diners.

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

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Google Map for Brasserie Liberté

3251 Prospect St NW Washington, DC 20007

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Wisconsin Avenue and Prospect St.

  • Neighborhood

    Georgetown

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 11:00 am–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 9:30 am–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary French / American

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Matthew Cockrell

  • Additional

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

  • Phone number

    (202) 878-8404

  • Private party facilities

    Brasserie Liberté offers a a fully private dining room, which can be divided in to two smaller private rooms. The largest space can accommodate 75 guests and the smallest can accommodate 30 guests. With its own private entrance, the room can be transformed into a reception style event to accommodate 130 guests.

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