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Dirty Habit

4.4
4.4
1293 Reviews
$31 to $50
Global, International

Our Chef inspired menu is innovative yet seasonal incorporating only the freshest ingredients into a global fare. Our Bar program is designed to pair naturally with a variety of traditional and modern libations featuring elevated craft cocktails and fine wines which complement the flavors of the cuisine.

Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Dirty Habit focuses on unique and exciting menu offerings in an elevated and stylish yet casual environment. Unexpected ingredients and interesting glassware have a home at Dirty Habit. With over two hundred years of history in the heart of the capital, Dirty Habit maximizes it’s modern design to bring vibrancy and elevation to this iconic landmark location.

Focused on quality food and elevated experience in an inspiring restaurant we strive to impress our guests with nightly dinner specials. We welcome you to share a table and experience Dirty Habit from intimate dinners to happy hours and bottomless mimosa brunch.

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Booked 34 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Global, International, Latin / Spanish, Contemporary American

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 7:00 am–2:00 pm
    Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
    Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–11:00 pm
    Sat, Sun 9:00 am–2:00 pm
    Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (202) 449-7095

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Owned/operated by

    Latinx or Hispanic, Women

  • Executive chef

    Edgar Escalante

  • Catering

    For intimate weddings, onsite or offsite catering, and other special events - please contact our Private Dining Department at Events@DirtyHabitDC.com with any catering inquires. or visit our page https://www.dirtyhabitdc.com/private-events/ to fill out a contact form.<br /><br />

  • Private party facilities

    From intimate, seated meals to full restaurant takeovers, we offer alluring spaces (completely private) naturally lit and industrial, to seasonal open-air patio including a patio bar.

  • Private party contact

    Events at Dirty Habit: (877) 276-6037

  • Neighborhood

    Penn Quarter

  • Cross street

    F Street

  • Parking details

    Due to COVID-19 regulations, Valet parking may take longer than normal. Valet parking is available in front of The Hotel Monaco on F St 7th Street NW. Discounted Parking Validation is available upon request while dining at Dirty Habit, available for a maximum 3 hour dining experience.

  • Public transit

    Situated between E and F Street NW on 8th Street NW in lively Penn Quarter. Directly across from the Gallery Place - Chinatown Metro station, and five blocks from the Metro Center Metro station.Less than one block from Capital One Arena.Directly across the street from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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  • Sunday Brunch After Party

    May 15 - Sep 4, 2022
    Sun - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Sunday is a Fun Day at Dirty Habit, Join us for the After Brunch Party 3:00pm-7:00pm! Every Sunday afternoon features a Live DJ, Supurb Quizine, and Creative Craft Cocktails on our Large Patio or inside our beautiful Glass House. Dirty Habit is the place to be seen, Show Up and Show Out! #FindYours

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What 1,293 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.2Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 3.9Value

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  1. LS

    LSSS

    Washington DC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall3food2service2ambience4

    The food was clearly pre-made. The service was limited at best and the beverages were subpar.

  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Decent brunch spot, get the fried chicken sandwich!

  3. t

    taliac

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience4

    The hostesses were rude on the phone. The bottomless brunch only provides for one type of drink, no interchanging even though it’s $45. Service was slow. Water was never refilled by the server. Drink orders took extremely long even though they were not crowded. The table we were seated at was in the corner and the chairs made it very difficult to get in or out of the seating area as a party of 5. I will not be back.

  4. A

    Alyssa

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything about this experience was perfect.

  5. C

    Chad

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall1food1service1ambience4

    The food was not very good for the price and the drinks were def not up to parr for the ambiance and price. Our server was the worst part - he was so rude and did not seem like he wanted us to be there- def not worth the 20% gratuity they make you pay.

  6. MM

    MattM

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall2food3service4ambience2

    It was nothing to write home about. Food was way too overpriced. If you need to use the restroom you have to travel to the inner chasms of Narnia. Looks like a great bar at night, but as a restaurant it doesn’t hold up

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall2food5service1ambience4

    Food was great. Service was poor, from the host greeting from my waitress not ever checking on us, standing at the bar drinking talking to co-workers as we waited to ask for drinks, refills, and etc. She would go to the table next to us and walk right pass us without asking if we needed anything. The medium rare steak did take a very long time to come out but when it did it was impeccable. The male staff that delivered the food to our table were very pleasant and accommodating.

  8. M

    Mariam

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5

    Really enjoyed celebrating my friend birthday at Dirty habit..loved the food and ambience..will definitely go again

  9. EB

    ElizabethB

    Washington DC

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience2

    Such poor poor customer service and overall experience. Waited 15 min for water after sitting down . Waited another 30 for a drink. My date and I had to constantly flag the manager down to get serviced. Never again !

  10. MW

    MareW

    Raleigh

    8 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience4

    Went for Mother’s Day brunch. Server was good but some of our food didn’t come out the way it was ordered. Food was nothing special. Would not go back.

  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Perfect location. The service was excellent. Nice ambiance.

  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3

    Server was amazing. Food was great. Wish they had music.

  13. A

    Ash4

    Mobile

    41 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5

    The hostess was extremely rude. Thankfully the manager and the staff was great. Food was great too!

  14. S

    Susieq

    Atlanta

    14 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3

    We thoroughly enjoyed our time in the bar area and restaurant. We arrived before the restaurant was fully open and sat the bar for a little while. When fully open we were seated near the front of the restaurant where a lively and loud discussion was going on with a patron who didn't seem to feel she was being taken care. That took a little away from our meal because it went on for quite a while. Our waitperson was knowledgable and pleasant.

  15. MG

    MetaG

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful, thoughtful server. Setting was perfect for pleasant Monday lunchtime conversation.

  16. CJ

    CarlaJ

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Great date night. Booked online and wasn’t aware that dinner started at 5pm. I even called and still no one said we wouldn’t be seated till 5pm.

  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We went this past Sunday and had a great time. The food was amazing! I highly recommend the chicken and waffles. Will definitely be back!

  18. J

    Janny

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!! Everything was perfect! From the food and drinks, ambiance and service! Kelly, our waitress was AMAZING!!! I wish the restaurant industry could clone her. Her spirit was unmatched and so refreshing. THANKS FOR A GREAT TIME AT DIRTY HABIT! We will be back!

  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was absolutely amazing. The churros and donuts are to die for. I was so happy with the entire experience

  20. SW

    StevyW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Food was great. Superb atmosphere and vibe. Drinks took a lil long to come, wish bathrooms were in the restaurant and not hotel. Overall we plan on returning.

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience5

    Waiter was not attentive to our table. He spent more time at other tables. Besides that he was friendly.

  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    No comment

  23. M

    Mbear

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing atmosphere . Was visiting from nyc and will definitely come back.

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 28, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4

    Service was fine. It would be nice if servers did not come to the table every 2 minutes.

  25. AJ

    AdrianJ

    Washington DC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 27, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5

    Pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere on a weeknight it was a packed restaurant. Had a Vegas upscale restaurant vibe

  26. F

    Foodie57

    New York Area

    134 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    134 reviews

    Dined on April 27, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3

    Dined here for my bday with relatives last night. Nice vibe, wine, apps and entrees all very tasty. Manager brought us champagne and flourless chocolate cake to celebrate. Only con is the waitstaff didnt have enough to do, constantly coming to clear the table while we were eating. Finally husband spoke to manager to have staff back off so we could have a nice leisurely meal with my cousins.

  27. NO

    NicoleO

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience5

    The food itself was very good, kind of on the pricey side but I knew what to expect. The problem was with the waitress and the confusion regarding a dessert I had ordered. I came here for my birthday, and I told the waitress this. She followed up by asking if I wanted chocolate cake or churros, based on the way she asked I assumed it was complimentary (as most restaurants do this for customers based on my experience). We got another employee to come and sort the issue out and I found her to be kind of rude honestly. She listened to our concerns about the bill and made me feel kind of stupid. She brought up the fact that she had worked at 4 different high-up restaurants and they didn't give out "free food" so why would it be free? she had asked me. Me and my boyfriend explained the situation but she ended up getting us a refund for the churros which I was thankful for. Shame because I found her to be very nice before this incident.

  28. RG

    RGMBER

    Washington DC

    14 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    Long wait, inattentive waitress. Took forever to get her over to the table and after we ordered drinks there was a wait to get those. No update from her. Drinks finally arrived and we gave her our order. Another long wait and no update from her. Only four tables with people in our section. Finally we called over a wait staffer who was wiping down another table to ask where was our waitress and that we had been waiting. When she did come over I asked her what was going on and why such a long wait. She immediately became defensive and said they were short staffed and the kitchen was backed up. I asked her why didn't she convey that to us. She didn't think she needed to do that, but I assume having us wait with no explanation was a better option? After going back and forth with her, I went to find a manager who wasn't much help either and stated she would comp our drinks and appetizer to shut us up. I said I wasn't complaining to get anything free. I simply wanted to know why we were left abandoned at the table with no explanation as to why the wait was so long. This was out 4th visit and second time waiting for service. DH needs to do better.

  29. AM

    AngelaM

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience5

    The restaurant was nice. The food came out warm and not hot. The service was just ok. We had to ask our waiter multiple times for things.

  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience4

    The food was okay . I had to send back my French toast it was soggy

  31. S

    Skyty

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food and drink were amazing. The staff are great. The entire vibe, from the walk in/location to the tables, is on point.

  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 18, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4

    Went on a Monday night for my birthday. The food was really just okay, nothing super crazy. The decor was pretty but they didn’t have music or anything playing so you could hear everyone’s conversation.

  33. CJ

    CJC2

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Great cocktails!! Delicious food, took longer than expected. Will definitely go back.

  34. l

    lisa

    Washington DC

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience5

    It wasnt bad at all - just overpriced for the quality. Nothing was overly good or overly bad. except the prices - which were high for DC standards but more acceptable for the hotel. i just wouldnt go back considering the number of value or fantastic restaurants in town. and the wine menu was beyond mediocre. depressing even.

  35. ME

    MichE

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience4

    Service really bad. We needed to work to get servers attention. The manager seemed more interested in talking with the staff at the reception location than keeping an eye on guests needing attention. 20% tip added automatically also. So not a good experience!

  36. RT

    RichardT

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I've probanly eaten 10,000 burgers in my life. The one I had last night at Dirty Habit was top 5. Truly decadadant.

  37. JG

    JessicaG

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 16, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience3

    Front of house was incredibly rude. Seemed like we were bothering them just for showing up with a reservation. Bar tenders were just as bad. Our waitress was thankfully delightful but overall the rest of the experience coupled with food that was trying to be more than it was, was subpar.

  38. H

    Handsgirl

    New England

    46 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    46 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience4

    Very slow service. Definitely will not return. We had to hunt down a manager after being sat and waiting about 10 minutes for a server to initially come to our table. Once the server came we constantly had to wait and wonder when he was returning. We ordered starters that took almost an hour to arrive. We had to again flag down our server to order our main courses and any cocktails we wanted. Quite disappointed in the experience we had. Loved this place when it was the previous restaurant in hotel Monaco. The food was good but underwhelming after the ridiculously long wait. We ordered the burger, ribeye, sea bass , French onion soup, burrata and seared scallops (these were fantastic with the strawberry and grapefruit)! For dessert we shared the flourless cake, cheesecake, and 2 different sorbets.

  39. t

    trappedintheburbs

    Richmond

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Ambience was very nice, truffle fries were REALLY good, and all of my cocktails were delish (thank you Jeffery🖤)

  40. TP

    TroyP

    Miami

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Very appreciative of or server who made great recommendations from the menu. All of the staff were welcoming and gracious especially our bartender as we waited for our table.

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
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Dirty Habit offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 449-7095.

Dirty Habit is rated 4.4 stars by 1293 OpenTable diners.

Dirty Habit does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

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

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Booked 34 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Takeout from OpenTableNew

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Google Map for Dirty Habit

555 8th Street NW Washington, DC 20004

Additional information

  • Cross street

    F Street

  • Neighborhood

    Penn Quarter

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 7:00 am–2:00 pm
    Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
    Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–11:00 pm
    Sat, Sun 9:00 am–2:00 pm
    Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Global, International, Latin / Spanish, Contemporary American

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Due to COVID-19 regulations, Valet parking may take longer than normal. Valet parking is available in front of The Hotel Monaco on F St 7th Street NW. Discounted Parking Validation is available upon request while dining at Dirty Habit, available for a maximum 3 hour dining experience.

  • Public transit

    Situated between E and F Street NW on 8th Street NW in lively Penn Quarter. Directly across from the Gallery Place - Chinatown Metro station, and five blocks from the Metro Center Metro station.Less than one block from Capital One Arena.Directly across the street from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Owned/operated by

    Latinx or Hispanic, Women

  • Executive chef

    Edgar Escalante

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (202) 449-7095

  • Catering

    For intimate weddings, onsite or offsite catering, and other special events - please contact our Private Dining Department at Events@DirtyHabitDC.com with any catering inquires. or visit our page https://www.dirtyhabitdc.com/private-events/ to fill out a contact form.<br /><br />

  • Private party facilities

    From intimate, seated meals to full restaurant takeovers, we offer alluring spaces (completely private) naturally lit and industrial, to seasonal open-air patio including a patio bar.

  • Private party contact

    Events at Dirty Habit: (877) 276-6037

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