City Tap House Dupont

4.5
87 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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City​ ​Tap​ ​House​ ​boasts​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​area's​ ​most​ ​extensive​ ​local,​ ​national​ ​and​ ​international​ ​microbrew​ ​line ups,​ ​including​ ​over​ ​40​ ​draughts​ ​and​ ​an​ ​extensive​ ​bottle​ ​collection,​ ​with​ ​seasonal​ ​and​ ​rotating​ ​options,​ ​as well​ ​as​ ​a​ ​house​ ​made​ ​specialty​ ​cocktail​ ​and​ ​beer​ ​cocktail​ ​menu.​ ​Complimented​ ​by​ ​our​ ​contemporary American​ ​regional​ ​cuisine​ ​and​ ​gourmet​ ​brick​ ​oven​ ​pizza​ ​menu,​ ​City​ ​Tap​ ​House​ ​offers​ ​guests​ ​a​ ​rustic, comfortable​ ​dining​ ​and​ ​bar​ ​setting. Currently​ ​open​ ​for​ ​lunch​ ​and​ ​nightly​ ​dinner​ ​service​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​for​ ​weekend​ ​brunch,​ ​City​ ​Tap​ ​House​ ​looks forward​ ​to​ ​having​ ​you​ ​join​ ​us​ ​for​ ​any​ ​occasion!​ ​Enjoy​ ​happy​ ​hour​ ​in​ ​our​ ​bar​ ​area​ ​Monday​ ​-​ ​Friday​ ​from 4:00pm​ ​-​ ​7:00pm.​ ​Seasonal​ ​patio​ ​dining​ ​available.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Wednesday: 11:30am - 12 Midnight (Kitchen Serving until 10:00pm)
Thursday: 11:30am - 1:30am (Kitchen Serving until 11:00pm)
Friday: 11:30am - 2:30am (Kitchen Serving until 2:00am)
Saturday: 11:00am - 2:30am
(Kitchen Serving until 2:00am)
Kitchen Serving Brunch on Saturdays & Sundays from 11:00am - 3pm
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Phone number
(202) 878-8235
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Catering
Here​ ​at​ ​City​ ​Tap,​ ​we​ ​pride​ ​ourselves​ ​on​ ​catering​ ​to​ ​any​ ​specific​ ​needs.​ ​Offering​ ​various​ ​prix​ ​fixe​ ​menus for​ ​seated​ ​luncheons​ ​or​ ​dinners​ ​as​ ​well​ ​a​ ​specialized​ ​catering​ ​menus​ ​for​ ​cocktail​ ​style​ ​receptions. ​We​ ​offer​ ​both​ ​semi-private​ ​and​ ​fully private​ ​event​ ​space.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
N​ ​Street
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Parking details
Parking​ ​garage​ ​next​ ​door​ ​on​ ​N​ ​Street​ ​for​ ​hourly​ ​&​ ​daily​ ​fees.​ ​Metered​ ​street​ ​parking available.
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Public transit
Dupont​ ​Circle​ ​is​ ​a​ ​station​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Red​ ​Line.
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Special events & promotions
For all our special events and promotions, visit www.dupont.citytap.com under Events.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Located just south of Dupont Circle, City Tap Dupont is available for customized private events of all kinds! Whether it's a cocktail party, after work or late night happy hour or full-service dining function, City Tap Dupont is the perfect place to host a memorable event in downtown Washington DC.

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What 87 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on August 6, 2018

We were a group of 7 & tried almost everything on the menu together. Every item was delicious, service was excellent, and we love the vibe of the place. We had a great time here.

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2018

Great drag brunch!

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3.0Dined on July 27, 2018

Friendly well intentioned service.
Great beers on tap.
Food was all a bit flat.

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5.0Dined on July 21, 2018

Food was great. Bosco was the man. Service was fantastic

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4.0Dined on July 16, 2018

City Tap House's menu is perfect for people with diverse food preferences. The service is always responsive and cheerful. The food is good and nicely presented. The Tap House Chopped salad, the citrus salad, and the burger disappeared without comment-- a great sign of enjoyment. It's a very good place for work lunches-- it's got a good vibe but is not too noisy.

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2018

I brought my parents here for brunch and we enjoyed a wonderful meal. The Prosciutto & Fig Pizza, Prime Burger, Big Chick, and Ten Spice Wings were all superb. We didn’t partake in beer this time, but I have in the past and their beer list is excellent. My only qualm was that some of the TVs were playing an infomercial for skin care for some of the time we were there, and it wasn’t the most appetizing thing to watch. Then again, we didn’t request it be changed, so I can’t complain too much! 5/5, will dine again.

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5.0Dined on July 5, 2018

Dominque was fantastic! It was too noisy for a friend's child so he found us a tucked away spot that was not in use. And he turned out to be one the, if not the, best servers ever! Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on July 4, 2018

Grey spot for dinner!

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2.0Dined on June 30, 2018

Food was not great. Margarita pizza was basically a cheese pizza w a few basil leaves. Not good.

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5.0Dined on June 30, 2018

the food was very very good and we had excellent service!! I recommend the Brussel Sprouts and the crab Mac n cheese!!

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4.0Dined on June 28, 2018

Fun place with good food and excellent service. Very loud though on a Thursday evening, but to be expected given the overall ambiance

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5.0Dined on June 28, 2018

Lunch with colleagues

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5.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Amazing food! Great service and cool vibe, will definitely return!

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4.0Dined on June 10, 2018

First time at City Tap, we went for Sunday brunch. Food was pretty good. Met Harry (mgr?) who was great to walk around, checking on tables and chatting with the guests. Will definitely come back!

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Amazing pizza

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4.0Dined on June 3, 2018

This was my third time to have Sunday Brunch at City Tap House in Dupont. The food is excellent and quite tasty. The Big Chick, burgers and pizza are amazing! The service on our first two visits was also very good. Sadly, on our third visit the service was quite disappointing as our server disappeared for over 30 minutes and we had to flag down another server a few times to assist us. Hopefully this was just a one time thing and will be better next time.

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Went with friends to City Tap’s first drag brunch. We had a blast! Food was great (all the other drag brunches are just buffet). Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Decided to dine here for Sunday brunch after seeing a sign advertising a Drag Brunch. Always wanted to attend one, so thought would give it a try. Wow! So glad we decided to go. Made a reservation for Sunday morning and when we arrived, the host wanted to confirm that we knew it was a drag brunch. Thought that was funny. We were seated along the wall on the far left. That was my only regret, as when the performers came out, they spent most of their time on the right side of the restaurant. We had a blast, none-the-less. The performers were great! Beautiful and talented (I wish we had taken photos, but weren't sure it was allowed) The food was excellent. I had chicken and waffles (yum!) my friend had the vegan burger (also yum). Even my lemonade was delicious! Large portions, nicely seasoned and wonderful presentation. Well worth the money. Very friendly and upbeat waitstaff.

I would definitely go here again for regular dining. Highly recommended. Restaurants in that space haven't had a lot of longevity. I hope this one stays.

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3.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Tough night. It was 90 degrees outside and the AC was not working properly. Our server - her first night working there- was overwhelmed by our party of 12. After some requests, they did send someone over to help, but it was more efficient for us to just go to the bar and get our own drinks. Food was good, though it took a while to get. Not sure I’d return.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Food and service were great. Only issue was the chicken wings needed more seasoning and heat.

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4.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Great options for those with gluten allergies!

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4.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Way too hot with Windows open on a 90F day. Everything else was good food and service.

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4.0Dined on May 25, 2018

The mussels and blue crab Mac and cheese is the best thing on the menu

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5.0Dined on May 22, 2018

Innovative and tasty, with a broad lunch menu. A very good choice for lunch in an expensive city.

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1.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Our waitress, Sarah, was extremely rude and inattentive. She clearly was not interested in serving our table. She chatted with other tables, but not ours. She took our orders and didn’t even take our menus with her. When my friend’s food took forever to come out, only to be cold, Sarah was unwilling to offer her any accommodation. The manager on duty was also rude and unhelpful. I am very disappointed as my first experience there was so pleasant. This time, it was such a let down.

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4.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Food was off the charts good. Service was great. Drinks were very well done. Downside was the seating. As a party of two, I prefer not to be squeezed into a small table when space allows. Given we made a reservation and were not a walk in, I was taken aback when we asked for a different table.

Please do not let the seating detour you from the wonderful fare. We will be back.

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2.0Dined on May 18, 2018

We really enjoyed the food. Service was good. Nice atmosphere. Everything was delicious. EXCEPT a family member ordered muscles and was very sick that night, likely from the food she ordered.

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5.0Dined on May 17, 2018

Business lunch! Great location and food options.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We came here for Mother’s Day and it was great. My sister took advantage of the bottomless Bloody Mary bar which had a good variety of tomato juices. My mom and I shared the mimosa flight (not sure if this is offered all the time or just on occasion) and it came with a tasty selection of juices. The real star was the dish of brussel sprouts, everyone at the table lovedddd them. Best I’ve ever eaten!

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Great staff. Great service. Quick delivery of food. Nice place for a lunch get together.

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2018

This place is a guys place. Sports going on everywhere...very cool! I worked with Chris and Rose....both professional and sincere. The GM stopped by to see how everything was good...micj apprecited. I beleive his name was Harry. Harry suggested the crab cakes were amazing, so I it....and it was awesome. Thanks Harry..

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4.0Dined on April 24, 2018

We had a business lunch for 18 people. Harry, the Manager, was very friendly, flexible and accomodating. They gave us a semi private area. Service and food was very good and it has a nice atmosphere. I love the Grapefruit and Avocado salad with added shrimp for a light lunch. It is a very comfortable place to sit at the bar and have lunch if you are solo. Also a great happy hour spot!

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3.0Dined on April 21, 2018

It was ok. The food read better than it was but I would go back. The service was good.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Great restaurant, burgers were fantastic! We shared the lobster Mac and cheese. It was OK. I like mine with more cheese and flavor. Service was excellent! Prices were what I would normally expect at a restaurant.

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3.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Average. Some interesting dishes, but execution is lacking. Crab and corn hush puppies were good, but slightly overcooked. Crab cakes were nothing special, but my husband enjoyed the pork.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Their brunch/lunch menu was phenomenal. The food was worth every penny. I'd definitely recommend!!

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2.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Server didn’t know beer list, couldn’t tell me which was which when he dropped off the samples. Brought out the wrong beer 3x. And the food I ordered steak and fries was just a giant slab of fat! No apologizes no manager visit. Just acted like it was another day! Place is too overpriced for poor service like that!

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2.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We had four for Easter brunch. The service was quite slow even though the restaurant wasn't very busy when we first arrived. My quiche was dried out and tasteless, but the accompanying salad was good and the breakfast potatoes were fine. I believe the others in my party were satisfied with their meals, though one other friend didn't get exactly what was ordered. I was disappointed but will try them again.

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3.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Slow service. Food didn’t come out together. Had to continually flag server for refills. Some of the food was hot while other meals had clearly sat for awhile.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Food was very good. Our party of 5 all got different entries and all were good. Appetizers were very good and unique. Service was a little slow but server was very nice and attentive... just waited too long for drink refills and the check.

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