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About Dirty Habit
Dirty Habit located in the Historic Hotel Monaco DC delivers a vivid social scene centered around expertly crafted cocktails, an innovative social plates menu, provocative design and a dramatic urban patio.
Washington, DC 20004
Global, International, Asian, Tapas / Small Plates
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast - Monday - Friday: 7:00am to 10:00am
Brunch - Saturday - Sunday: 8:00am to 2:30pm
Lunch - Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner - Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm , Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Happy Hour: Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Late night - Monday - Thursday 10:00pm to 11:30pm , Friday -Saturday 11:00pm to 12:30am
Bar - Monday -Thursday: 10:30am - 11:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 10:30am to 2:00am
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Please contact our Private Dining Sales Manager, Raquel Sharma at firstname.lastname@example.org with any private dining inquires for Dirty Habit. If you are interested in an event with the beautiful Hotel Monaco, please contact our Director of Catering for the hotel, Buddee Clinton at email@example.com.
Valet parking is available in front of The Hotel Monaco on F St between 8th and 7th street. Discounted Parking Validation is available upon request while dining at Dirty Habit.
Metro – Gallery Place Metro – Gallery Place China Town Stop
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
From intimate, seated meals to full restaurant takeovers, we offer alluring spaces spanning from gothic-inspired and completely private, to naturally lit and industrial, to open-air private patio including a patio bar.
Dirty Habit Ratings and Reviews
Went for Valentine’s Day and were unfortunately very disappointed. I was so excited by their regular menu but the Valentine’s prefix menu didn’t contain anything that had caught my eye in the first place. The food ranged from sub par to inedible (one exception being the truffle ravioli which was the only tasty thing I had). The portions were very small for the price. We also waited an awkwardly long amount of time between certain courses. Overall major let down, won’t be back.
Overall it was great. The food was awesome and the decor was trendy. There was an item that the kitchen ran out of and instead of asking if we wanted to substitute, the kitchen took it upon themselves to sub for us. It ended up being ok, but our whole table agreed that it would have been better to ask us first.
Our server forgot about us a few times and had us waiting to order. When he brought our bill to us, we were charged for different drinks than what we had ordered ($7more per drink than the price of the correct drink x 14!). We were able to get that corrected with no issues tho...just makes you wonder were we being hoodwinked or was it an honest mistake??
My best friend and I met up for brunch. This was my second time at Dirty Habit - the first was for cocktails on the patio. Service was great and the food was very tasty! They had their restaurant week menu available and it was a great selection for $22. My favorite dish of the day was the yogurt/granola/compote - it was absolutely phenomenal! Dirty Habit’s decor is so chic and trendy, it’s definitely one of my top favorite places to frequent!
Selected this venue because I was going to go here for brunch and then I saw it on the restaurant week list so I chose it. What attracted me most was the website because it's very appealing to the eye, BUT I neglected to view what was most important -- THE MENU! I'm a very picky eater and I had not idea that although it was restaraunt week the menu would be very eclectic to say the least! The food was not horribly BAD, it just was not incredibly GOOD either and I can't believe that there was not a seafood option on the menu to choose from. I am glad that I had the chance to eat eggplant for the very first time. I was very good, but I do not have to dine here again. The venue is beautiful, but the menu selections are not what I need for something so pretty.
Dirty Habit is in the Monaco Hotel so you can't see it from the street. I wish the website mentioned that the restaurant is inside the Monaco Hotel. The photos show a wall of windows, but those windows look out into the inner courtyard, not the street. When the weather is nice, the patio is the place to be. Their Restaurant Week menu prompted us to try it out. The place is pretty cool, with an upscale, dark bar vibe. Tables are close together. The chairs were nice and plush but very heavy making it hard to move the chairs. Our server Annie was very good. I ordered the house signature cocktail with lychee syrup, sake, vodka, rose water. I couldn't drink it as it was so thick with syrup. I tried to dilute it by waiting for the ice to melt and adding water to it, but it didn't help much. I asked our server to take it off the bill, which she did. The food was pretty good though. During Restaurant Week you got four courses for $35. The gluten free corn bread was served in cigar boxes -- very cute! There were two very large rounds of corn bread. The mushroom soup was also very good as was the fried chicken wings which came with an Asian style sweet chili glaze. The lamb pasta was good but a bit small. The steak frites for an additional $9 was a surprisingly large portion. It was pretty good and came with nice steak sauce and ketchup. Truffle fries was one of the options for the first course but since I was having the steak frites, there was no point in having a double order of fries. The dessert course gave you 4 options. we ordered the cake pop, the key lime pie (tiny individual pie in a pre-made crust), and the carrot cake. I would say the dessert course was the weakest as they were very tiny portions. The place seemed really nice for drinks and appetizers. We'd go back for happy hour and sit on the patio. Or maybe for a quick bite before catching a play or a movie, or maybe even after a play or movie. Service was really good.
We arrived early for our reservation and spent about an hour in the bar before being seated, which was fine. We were glad that they could seat us a bit earlier than our reservation.
The meal was very enjoyable. We decided on the tasting menu, which had a good variety of choices. Everything we had was delicious! We also decided on the drinks tasting menu to pair with our food tasting menu. Nice variety of wines and mixed drinks. My only negative comment about the service was that as we moved from course to course, we had to keep reminding the waitress that we needed to order our tasting menu drink for the next course. Otherwise, service and food was excellent.
A solid good rating with excellent service. The location appears to be more bar than restaurant. Those at the bar were definitely enjoying themselves.
Four course tasting menu. Well prepared. The cookie pop was a little awkward. Recommend a stick and not a bamboo pick. Poke was good bronzini was good.
I knew that there was gonna be some issues considering I chose date night during restaurant week, thus I was not surprised that I left Dirty Habit not pleased.
Our waiter was disinterested and inattentive, our food was late and uneventful...the manager came over to apologize and sent us a glass of wine on the house....then the food came and it was over cooked and we had enough...
I was not pleased with my specialty drink, (that the waitress suggested) and was informed that it could not be swapped for another. This is were should could have earned her 18 percent...but she didn't
They sent us home with a doggy bag....smh
The manager was very apologetic but it I pretty much got what I was expected....but at least the wife was happy with date night.
Dirty Habit was a spot that we have not been to and we thoroughly enjoyed the ambiance. I will come back but only for drinks....
Went to this place during restaurant week($37 for four courses if I remembered right though extra depending on what you choose). I arrived and was seated quickly. Have to say the décor of the restaurant is unique and trendy. More importantly, the food was excellent and the service was attentive.
First course - True farms mixed greens. There's not much I can say about this salad. It doesn't really stand out in any way.
Second course - Poke tuna. Now this was a very impressive dish. The tuna was well seasoned with all the different seasoning and garnishes. Nevertheless, they amplify the tuna's taste instead of overpowering it.
Third course - Braised ribs. The highlight of the night for me. Meat was incredibly tender and succulent.
Fourth course - German Chocolate Cake Pop. "Cake" is a bit of a misnomer considering how small the dessert was. The "cake" is really good, but it's more like a huge piece of chocolate that can be finished in like three bites.
I was satisfied with my meal overall. Though, be warned that portions can be a bit small so if you're really hungry you might want to order more food or find a different place.
We went during Restaurant Week and had a four-course meal. The brussel sprouts appetizer is a must-have, and the steak was well-seasoned and juicy. The carrot cake dessert was moist and delicious, and the perfect size after three courses. Our service from Todd, the bartender, was perfect and spot-on even though and it was a very busy night for him. And although our entrees were late, management took good care of us. Overall, a vibrant and energetic evening out. Dirty Habit DC will definitelty be one of my go-to spots!
Outstanding food and service! Very impressed indeed! I highly recommend this restaurant and will be back. My only complaint was that our table was very close to other tables on both sides. The other people felt like they were on top of us, and almost knocked our table over when they had to leave their seats.
My husband and I drove down to DC for the weekend and stayed at the Kimpton hotel attached to the Dirty Habit. Having stayed at many Kimpton Hotels and knowing that the restaurants attached are usually very good and after reading the menu and some reviews on Open Table, I decided to make a reservation. My mistake. First, we were seated not in the restaurant but in the bar area at high tops, very uncomfortable. When we complained we were told that the restaurant seating area was really busy and we would be more comfortable in the bar!! There were lower regular tables off the bar area too, but they didn't seat us there either. I was very not happy. By the end of the evening the bar area filled up and my husband was being pushed by people juggling for space to stand with their drinks and screaming in their neighbors ears.
Now to the food, we ordered the brussels sprouts to share for a starter. I was amazed they even brought them out they were burned to a crisp. So oven done. Luckily, our entrees were perfect, I had the duck breast and my husband the steak frite. My husband mentioned ordering the truffle fries as a starter and I declined, so our waiter mentioned them with the steak frite. Then I noticed they charged us extra for the truffle fries on our bill! What a rip off.
We had reservations, we dress (I think) nicely, we are educated and therefor can speak nicely (my husband is a Dr. and I work in education), I don't believe we did anything that should have allowed the hostess to have treated us the way we were treated or treated anyone the way we were treated. I won't go back. I will go back to Kimpton, but not their restaurants.
The drinks and service were excellent... and the space is very hip. Our server, Annie, was wonderful. The food was just OK, though. My wife had the duck which wholly lacked seasoning. My steak was pretty good. The real winner was the fresh-baked brioche loaf with fois gras butter. We'd try it again with our eyes back on the cocktail menu.
I don't have a detailed review we were just very pleased with the entire service. The salsify soup and wagyu tartar were fantastic, so was the brioche w fioe gras butter. The duck meatball served with the seared duck breast was fantastic (the table next to us ordered it too and agreed) . The manager really stepped up and made the experience all the more mememorable (I wanna say john, was his name)
We had great traditional brunch fare - which is exactly what our friend visiting from Germany requested. The food was quite tasty and well cooked. The breakfast burrito could use a bit more chorizo, though. Staff were freindly, efficient and helpful. At one point, a drink was spilled by a server (miraculously missing everyone at the table!), and a replacement was provided very quickly. We were impressed with the quick fix for what was a minor problem. We appreciated that we were allowed to linger over our meal for a while, with no pressure to give the table up.
Unfortunately, despite booking a table on OpenTable, the restaurant was unable to accommodate us. We arrived 5 minutes early. They made no effort to resolve it and said we could sit at the bar (which did not have any seats available) or advised us to go to another restaurant.
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