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Sax, Washington, DC

Sax

4.3
4.3
1287 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American

SAX is the only East Coast modern Supper Club, serving up reinvented New American cuisine with a variety of seafood, steak entrees and unique craft cocktails alongside continuous live entertainment including choreographed dance sets, aerialists, pole ballet and contortionists. SAX also transforms late night into DC's hottest nightclub/lounge with live DJs, entertainment and VIP bottle service.

Reservation cancellation or decrease in party size less than 24 hours before your event is subject to a fee of $15 per person and will be charged to the provided credit card. SAX can only hold your reservation for 15 minutes after it has passed, if no guests have checked in, it is considered a no-show with the $15 per person fee.

SAX is your perfect special occasion celebration destination whether a birthday or bachelorette party, holiday or corporate party, or private event space.

Valentines Day the minimum spending requirement per couple is $200, anything over 2 people will be $75 per person

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Steak, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Friday Dinner: 6pm - 11pm Friday Bottle Service: 11pm-3am Saturday Dinner: 6pm - 11pm Saturday Bottle Service: 11pm-3am Sunday Brunch: 11am - 4pm

  • Phone number

    (202) 737-0101

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Private party facilities

    Planning a special celebration or event? We have a plan for you & now you have your own personal event planner. Whether it’s a bachelorette, bachelor, anniversary celebration for 10 of your closest friends or a corporate event for 350 of your best clients, your personal event planner will do it all

  • Private party contact

    Mandy: (202) 737-0101

  • Neighborhood

    Penn Quarter

  • Cross street

    H Street

  • Parking details

    Valet every night. $12 before 10pm $20 after 10pm

  • Public transit

    Metro Center

  • Entertainment

    A 20-foot enclosed infinity stage is visible from almost all of the two-story space and hosts a theatrical entertainment revue throughout the evening including choreographed dance sets, aerialists, dance ballet, go-go dancers, contortionists and stilt-walkers.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

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What 1,287 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.3
4.3 based on all time ratings
  • 4Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. L

    Leah

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 19, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It was our first visit, for my husband's birthday, and Sax was wonderful!! We had such a fantastic time! We were early and were able to sit/stand by the bar and still watch the show which was so nice!

  2. DD

    DekonteeD

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 18, 2021

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    My table ordered our food a party of 6 and all of thr food didn't come out on time, the first 4 meals came out we had to get a manager involved to get the last 2 meals. Oh, the desert took forever to come. When an order is placed all food should come out at once especially if on the same table. Enjoyed the performances and the food was tasty.

  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 18, 2021

    overall5food4service3ambience5

    The only thing that turned me off was that every table around me were greeted by a server or performers. We had to ask for someone to come and explain to us how to order and what would make our first visit more enjoyable. Now that I’ve “experienced” the restaurant, I will know what to do and not waste 45 minutes trying to figure out how to order and not miss more performances. Since time was limited to two hours, I was worried that we would not have enough time to eat or drink. After placing an order we waited an additional 30+ minutes for our first drink to arrive then our food. Wasn’t sure if we had enough time to order a second drink, which we did but had to drink it fast as our two hour dining experience was over.

  4. FL

    FoodLover

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 5, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It was amazing… glad to see the burlesque shows have returned

  5. QJ

    QuinnJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 15, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent service and show! The food was great. My steak was cooked perfectly. My wife was very satisfied. Sax made our wedding anniversary a memorable experience

  6. DL

    DanielL

    Philadelphia

    32 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on March 8, 2020

    overall4food2service4ambience5

    The obstructed view seating was problematic but I enjoyed the show and the performance was engaging along with the performers. For the price, food could have been better but the show was worth the price of admission. Great job!

  7. GF

    GeanettaF

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 7, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Love it. I really enjoyed my birthday dinner . My friends had a great time!!!!

  8. DR

    DRom

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Awesome experience! I would definitely recommend for someone looking for something fun and new for dinner.

  9. KG

    KhadijaG

    Washington DC

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My Favorite place to eat and enjoy a good show and dance before the night end!! Best Customer Service Experience

  10. FV

    FreddyV

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2020

    overall4food3service4ambience5

    The best steak of the house was over cook, but it was really taste, good flavor but to dry. Ambiance was great. I’ll be back. Old fashions were great.

  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 29, 2020

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Great for a bachelorette party or group event. They made sure to celebrate with us. Our food was excellent along with dessert. Would definitely return.

  12. J

    Jenn

    Washington DC

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 29, 2020

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    The waitress was short with one of guest but overall the food was great. The total experience was wonderful. This is my 3rd time at Sax and will come again.

  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 29, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    She can’t wait to go back. Food A 1

  14. VH

    VanessaH

    Washington DC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 28, 2020

    overall3food3service2ambience3

    Totally over priced. Refused to accept a gift card.

  15. MR

    MishikoR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 22, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything was beyond my expectations. Also Milton was great!

  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 22, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great experience! The food was amazing. The drinks were a little weak for the price, but I will definitely go back.

  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 22, 2020

    overall2food1service1ambience2

    I expected this to be a classy burlesque show and that wasn’t the case. The food was average at best and service was embarrassingly poor (even though a 20% service fee was added automatically). Everything was overpriced and underwhelming. The dancers were talented, but I will never return or recommend to a friend.

  18. SF

    SherrieF

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great experience

  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It was a great show. So cool. The food was wonderful. Everything we ate, we loved. On the “Expensive” side but worth it.

  20. R

    Rese

    Washington DC

    10 reviews

    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2020

    overall3food2service3ambience4

    Would recommend for the show experience. My husband and I enjoyed the show. However, I ended up getting right sick after dinner. Something could have been bad with the food or wasn’t cook completely.

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Was fun and delicious!

  22. h

    holybucket

    Washington DC

    39 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Went here for Valentine's Day and had an amazing time. The performance was great, the food delicious, and the drinks, flowing.

  23. MZ

    MattZ

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food was perfect! The entertainment was a good mix of sexy and tasteful. Looking forward to going back.

  24. PM

    PawneeM

    Washington DC

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2020

    overall3food4service3ambience2

    The entertainment was average I thought I was at a strip club. I felt that sax changed from how there were in the past they lost class the server was polite but lack professionalism, he wasn't trained at the level I was used to. The server stood between our tables while assisting another table with a cloth hanging from his back pocket. He was so close his rag was touch our table. Our table was very close together and we felt rush too eat. I couldn’t relax and really enjoy myself because I had to move by 8:00 pm. My husband and I celebrated his birthday every year at sax, something we enjoyed doing together this last experience was a disappointment. Sorry to be so direct but if you don’t know why then you can’t fix the problem.

  25. CF

    CambriaF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had an amazing valentines date at Sax! The food and drinks were delicious and the show format allows space in between some of the acts for discussion. The performers were so much fun. 10/10.

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    an experience like no other... A+ service...A+ food

  27. ST

    SeanT

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2020

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    The shows were great. Our waitress was great. It was a unique V-Day experience. I would've given the food 5 stars but the Brussels sprouts were too salty

  28. RM

    RayM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2020

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Groovy burlesque show, with all the bump and grind and music. Plenty of good food on the menu. A nice event evening

  29. NT

    NikitaT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 8, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We were celebrating our friend's bachelorette and were pleasantly surprised by how much the place had to offer. We absolutely loved the ambiance and food. Our hostess Alysa was amazing...she had arranged for opening shots and desert and a surprise performance for our bride to be. We weren't expecting all of this and were very happy with the service we received. Its a perfect place for a fancy date night or a special occasion. Would definitely go again and recommend it.

  30. KJ

    KeithJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 8, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I had a wonderful time, everything was great. Food was delicious.

  31. KA

    KhaledA

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 8, 2020

    overall3food5service3ambience4

    Great environment! Food was great too. The waiter rushed during the meal, she did not even asked for dessert and brought the check 30m before the 2 hour time. Drink was overpriced. We asked for a Hoka, the guy asked $40 cash without receipt.

  32. MB

    MahjoobaB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 25, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We went there to celebrate my husbands birthday and didn’t know what to expect. The entertainment, drinks and food was all amazing! We were super happy with our experience.

    SaxResponded on February 3, 2020

    Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to hear you had a great time!

  33. SY

    SteveY

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 24, 2020

    overall4food5service5ambience5

    This was my first visit to Sax.. It was far better than what I had expected., I look forward to visiting your establishment again very soon.. Thank you for an awesome experience.

    SaxResponded on February 3, 2020

    Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to hear you had a great time!

  34. JM

    JessicaM

    Las Vegas

    8 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 24, 2020

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    tute for dessert. The menu is limited but that's not necessarily a bad thing. The mashed potatoes are so decadent, like biting into a buttery cloud. The lobster mac and cheese is gooey, cheesy, and actually had meat in every bite--no skimping there! My medium Cajun ribeye was more like medium well and could have used a little more salt but I'd rate it 7/10--it wasn't the best but it wasn't enough to complain about. A must have experience. I will return (for a third time). I can't forget to mention how attentive the waitress and other staff were--earned an extra tip on top of the already included 22%!

    SaxResponded on February 3, 2020

    Thank you so much for the review! We truly appreciate it. I sent your review to the management team for review about the Steak.

  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 18, 2020

    overall5food4service4ambience5

    The show and service were spectacular.

    SaxResponded on February 3, 2020

    Thank you for the review!

  36. MV

    MillyVanilly

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2020

    overall4food3service5ambience5

    Service and ambiance was great. Food was basic and could’ve had better selections for restaurant week.

    SaxResponded on February 3, 2020

    We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review! Thank you so much!

  37. J

    Jasmine

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 18, 2020

    overall4food2service3ambience5

    Because the food was bad the chicken was over cooked. Wait staff didnt know much about menu. The dessert was nasty too. It felt like they threw anything that could come out quick and can feed massive amount of people. Also it fell quite drafty on the upper level if coming up this steps to the right. The bill was 200.00 and I've had better. But the show was great and Enter active. Also one martini was 20.00 dollars.

    SaxResponded on February 3, 2020

    I am so sorry to hear about your food experience at Sax. I have sent this review to the management team to review. While our menu might be limited, we prepare items fresh daily and use quality products. We are happy to hear that you did enjoy the entertainement.

  38. LH

    LoreyH

    Washington DC

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 17, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Sax is a hoot! The entertainment makes it unique but the food is really good, too. Makes a great special occasion or festive night out. My third time!

    SaxResponded on February 3, 2020

    Third time the charm! Thank you so much for your review!

  39. J

    Jayne

    New York Area

    18 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on January 17, 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience5

    Great food. Great entertainment. A tad loud to hear durning performance.

    SaxResponded on February 3, 2020

    Thank you for the review!

  40. CC

    CollierCulinaryCritique

    Washington DC

    168 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    168 reviews

    Dined on January 17, 2020

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Great show with dinner. Talented dancers. Fun crowd. Yummy food (except the cheesecake). Great cocktails. Attentive wait staff.

    SaxResponded on February 3, 2020

    Thank you so much for your review!

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Sax is rated 4.3 stars by 1287 OpenTable diners.

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Google Map for Sax

734 11th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

Additional information

  • Cross street

    H Street

  • Neighborhood

    Penn Quarter

  • Hours of operation

    Friday Dinner: 6pm - 11pm Friday Bottle Service: 11pm-3am Saturday Dinner: 6pm - 11pm Saturday Bottle Service: 11pm-3am Sunday Brunch: 11am - 4pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Steak, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Valet every night. $12 before 10pm $20 after 10pm

  • Public transit

    Metro Center

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Entertainment

    A 20-foot enclosed infinity stage is visible from almost all of the two-story space and hosts a theatrical entertainment revue throughout the evening including choreographed dance sets, aerialists, dance ballet, go-go dancers, contortionists and stilt-walkers.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (202) 737-0101

  • Private party facilities

    Planning a special celebration or event? We have a plan for you & now you have your own personal event planner. Whether it’s a bachelorette, bachelor, anniversary celebration for 10 of your closest friends or a corporate event for 350 of your best clients, your personal event planner will do it all

  • Private party contact

    Mandy: (202) 737-0101

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