Rare Steakhouse - Washington DC
The steak is really good. The only thing is the price is little bit too high.
David provided the best service and gave us an excellent dinner experience overall.
very good food, service outstanding, place is easy to fine
My filet was cooked perfectly. The mashed potatoes were delicious. I also recommend the wedge salad.
Highly recommend spending time here with your hungry family and friends. The rib cap is absolutely amazing - simply the best!
The cinnamon roll dessert is an decadent finishing touch to a great meal.
Will definitely be back!
The meat was world class, on a par with what you’d get in Don Julio in Buenos Aires!
The waiter was attentive, friendy and extremely professional.
I would most definitely recommend Rare Steakhouse to friends and will come again- with a smile on my face!
Extremely loud. Otherwise great.
We had a very nice experience. Service and food were on point. I had the pre fix lunch , everything was wonderful from the salad, steak and cookie. Was a good size meal for the price . Looking forward to going back. Our waiter was very attentive and friendly.
The steaks were mediocre. The sides were overcooked, except for the potatoes. Servers were great. I am not sure how attentive they would be on a busy night. For the extraordinary prices, this was an underwhelming experience. We probably won't be going back there.
We walked around in DC after the dinner and went back to get the car from the Valet about an hour after we finished the dinner, the guy from the restaurant yelled at me telling me that they were about to tow my car away. The steaks we had during the dinner were also really bad, the medium rare steak my date ordered was still frozen in the center, and the well done steak I ordered was scorched outside but still red inside.
This is the WORST experience I ever had from an upscale restaurant. The staff was very impolite and disrespectful, the chef seemed didn’t even know how to cook a steak.
Delicious dining experience, the director Ryan took great care of us even though we were late for our reservation. We loved the truffle gnocchi!
Just very expensive with no chicken options. But very nice is you are looking for expensive steak
Had a drink at the bar first. Good service there. Had a table ready at time of reservation. Good service. Had aged NY strip. Done perfectly with a nice crust. A bit salty for me but I want less salt and more pepper than 95% of meat eaters. Ambiance is standard new school steakhouse.
Our food was very good and our waitress Brittany, was amazing. We will go again.
Exceptional from our initial greeting through dessert. Deft and friendly service made for an incredibly
comfortable evening. Very serious beef menu with super interesting choices and a staff that explains them well. Kitchen executed beautifully. Definitely try the Octopus. Wonderful experience.
Our server, Karen, was EXCELLENT. She provided menu suggestions and took great care of us during our meal. Even when our steak/pork chop was under-cooked, she noticed it and took it back to the kitchen to be prepared as requested.
Lunch - superb aged cheeseburger and fries. Attentive servers.
It was good but the atmosphere reminded me of a restaurant built in the 60s that never underwent renovation. Steak was excellent but not worth $48, not to mention that any sides are additional.
Very good food. Unusual choices.
Overall excellent experience. I took my 7 year old with very sophisticated palate for steak. She loved it. Cooked perfectly. Service was very attentive. Excellent wine recommendations. I would go back next time I’m in town without hesitation.
Wonderful meal and top notch service!! We were treated like royalty!
This restaurant is overpriced as compared to their competition. The service was excellent, and the ambience was good. The food was also good, but the menu didnt have great variety, and for the price it's just not worth it.
Our Captain and the other servers were spectacular. Recommended a wonderful Napa Blackbird Vineyards 2014 red blend wine, the steaks were unique and delicious and perfectly cooked. My friend's 40th birthday celebration was the occasion and staff made it special. The sides were excellent EXCEPT the mac cheese ravioli dish is just too heavy and a bit too creamy/mushy. But a great meal thank you!
Thank you so much for the feedback; we really appreciate it. Chef Marc and his team are always working on our dishes and the mac and 'cheeseioli' is something we'll look at. Our pastas are made in house so we can look at trying to make it a bit more firm in the future. Hope to see you again soon! -drew
Also ich bin fast sprachlos und kann es nicht in Worte fassen, welch ein Geschmack diese dry-age Rinder-Filet durch den am Knochen gegrillten Prozess der Zubereitung entfaltet. Jeder, der schon mal ein dry-age Steak gegessen hat, vermag zu beurteilen, welch eine Geschmackentfaltung entsteht, das aber als „Frauensteak“ bei Steakkennern verpönte Filet hat heute eine Stufe erreicht, die durch den Knochen und Fettreste an der Außenseite eine neue Dimension nie gekannten Ausmaßes im Geschmack entfaltet. Es ist nicht gut, es ist nicht sehr gut, es ist das von mir bisher als einzigartig und exzellent bezeichneteste Rinderfilet aller Zeiten beschrieben. Fast untergegangen sind dabei die raffiniert mit schwarzen geraspelten Trüffeln versehenden dünnen krossen Fritten, die eine neue Interpretation einer so trivalen Beilage aufwertet. Also volle Punktzahl. Fast zur Nebensache degradierte sich dabei der offene rote Burgunder, der aber geschmackvoll rund und ohne aufdringlich zu wirken. 😊😋👍
Amazing!!!!! The staff met our every need! Definitely going again and will be telling others to attend.
Some of the best beef I’ve eaten anywhere. The service was great and friendly. My only complaint would be the the crowd it attracted the night we were there — a number of loud tables filled with people talking mostly so that others could hear them bragging. The restaurant can’t help that, however.
Lovely ambience for our anniversary. Food was great and the service was outstanding.
Great food and service
One of the best meals ever. The cap steak was superbly prepared. brussel sprouts and cooked onions were great. Key Lime pie really good with a different presentation. Attentive service as well.
Not in the top ten of dc steakhouses. Nice decor sub par food, very salty. Staff did their best based upon what they're given.
We greatly appreciate the feedback. Clearly we didn't meet your expectations and we're sorry about that. Our in-house aging and butchering program typically delivers, but it's obvious in this case we missed the mark. If you're amenable, please email me directly at drew@raredc (Opentable doesn't let us put the end of the typical email address in public responses) so I can hear more about where we fell short and talk about having you back to try some different cuts on me. -drew
Best! Will come here from now on. It crushed all Steakhouse restaurants.
The service was impeccable. The maitre’d Eduardo was so professional and smooth when he welcomed us, and he really set the tone for a wonderful evening. Our server Silvano was fantastic at his job. He knew about our dietary restrictions and was knowledgeable about what dishes on the menu could and could not be altered. He made good suggestions and made sure our needs were taken care of. We appreciated the service and care, which was always there when needed but not too much. The staff at Rare made this a great experience.
Everything was EXCELLENT!
Very great service, great food but expensive
Everything was great! Food, atmosphere, and service
Place was nice food was great a little confusion getting us seated even with a late reservation but besides that definitely recommend this spot
Hands down the best steak I have ever had.........!
We ordered the tomahawk steak medium. It came out very boring, Luke warm, and season less. We returned it and ordered the Bronzino and a rib cup steak medium well. The steak was burnt but the bronzino was yummy.