Station 4

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2671 reviews
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Contemporary American
Modern American Cuisine and Creative New American cuisine in a swanky setting within walking distance of Arena Stage.

Station 4 is a modern American cuisine restaurant in Washington, DC, located a block away from Arena Stage and 2 steps away from Waterfront Metro Station/Green Line.

Station 4 was one of the first restaurants that opened in the new SW development in 2011.

We offer lunch, dinner and brunch. Our happy hour Monday thru Friday attracts SW residents along with office crowd.

We thrive to make every guest welcome and triumphant.
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Specials

Complimentary Soup

Haven’t tried our soups yet? Now’s your chance!

- SOUP OF THE DAY (Chef's Selection)
- FRENCH ONION SOUP (Gratinèe with Gruyère Cheese)

Valid one per Guest with the purchase of one Item from Lunch Menu.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: April 20, 2019

Ends: April 21, 2118

Availability: Mon-Thu 11:00AM-3:30PM

Birthday Special

Happy Birthday. Show us your ID and Receive a Free Appetizer with the purchase of an Entree.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: March 20, 2019

Ends: March 21, 2118

Availability: Sun-Wed 11:00AM-4:00PM

Win Down Wednesday

Half Price Bottles of wine and HHour Specials

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: March 20, 2019

Ends: March 21, 2118

Availability: Wed 8:00PM-11:30PM

Cinco de Mayo - Special Menus & Offers

Our Bar and Restaurant will have an event so please call us for more info.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Our Bar and Restaurant will have an event so please call us for more info.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations

Our Bar and Restaurant will have an event so please call us for more info.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Easter Restaurant Specials & Reservations

yes please see website for more info. you can also give us a call for special request.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

What 2671 People Are Saying
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1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Just fine nothing too special. Server wasn’t very attentive and seemed a little hurt when we didn’t order dessert. The server also did not provide ice after we asked for it and brought all our drinks without ice.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

We enjoyed the ambience on the patio - it would have been too noisy inside. Food was excellent.

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A
Milwaukee
48 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. One of the best French Onion soups in DC. The safe was friendly and highly accommodating.

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ET
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

Food was overpriced and mediocre at best. Would not return or recommend.

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H
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We had a lovely dinner before our show at the Arena Stage. Sometimes bringing bread to the table gives a false impression for what to expect, and that was the case for us. I don't eat bread, but my husband loves it. It tried a bite and decided it wasn't worth it. This made us nervous for our entrees, so we were thrilled when the dinner came and everything was so good. He had a steak, and I had the salmon with crabmeat special. We love to go to shows, and we will be back at Station 4 for sure.

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Denver
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server was wonderful—attentive without being intrusive. The food was great. We ate outside and the noise level wasn’t high. We were able to have a conversation without raising our voices above normal levels. Would definitely eat here again.

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AE
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome! Great food, service and ambiance.

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GG
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 4

I have sent a private note to the restaurant.

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IC
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The smoke from outside bothered my guest. However I am glad to know it is no smoking inside.

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TM
Chicago
77 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Nice decor. Average food for the price. Not bad but nothing spectacular.

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F
Washington DC
37 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The food and drink are good, but not great. Pork chop was a little dry. But salad was crisp.

But the service is quite attentive and friendly. And sitting outside here on a nice evening is worth it. It's very close to Arena Stage, so it makes for a good pre-theatre meal.

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j
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

All around average brunch. Do not show up without a reservation- they will treat you like dirt. I luckily had a reservation.

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SH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Reserved for 8pm but as we were running early we called in at 6:30 to see if we could get a table. They accommodated us immediately even though it was busy. Food was very good, if a little on the pricey side. Service was prompt and very friendly.

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HM
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

The bathrooms where out of order so right by our table there were long lines of people watching what we eat. Foods was poor and it was lousy

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RK
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Service was awful on a Saturday evening pre-theater. We sat for 10 minutes without water or a waiter. My husband has no silverware. The silverware was not provided until after our food was served. The waiter apologized for the bad service saying that "it's really busy." The noise level was very loud. This all despite the fact that the restaurant wasn't even full (All the noise was coming from the bar area). The food was fine but hardly enjoyable given the lack of service. Given all the other restaurants available nearby in the Wharf area, this place needs to up it's game. Simply being the closest restaurant to the Arena Stage theater, isn't enough to offset really amateur service.

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CW
Washington DC
30 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 4

Server was very good and apologetic for how far behind they were running. We would have thought they were surprised by demand and short staffed, but the server said it had been this busy for a month.
Manager we called over when he walked by was rude and unprofessional, but for the server we had vowed never to come back.

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OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

The food was delicious. The service was only OK. The restrooms were out of order.

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Baltimore
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Good waiter. Food was just okay.

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c
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

On this visit, the service was slow. And we found that the small round table for 2 was not big enough for a largish plate, glass of water and cup of coffee.

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KB
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Our dining experience most enjoyable, our last in DC before returning to Texas after spending the week. The quality of the food was over the top. All of that was eclipsed by the service we received from Jasmine. Her attentiveness was just lovely, so pleasant and accommodating. We could not have asked for more. We will definitely recommend Stsaion 4. Thanks!

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DC
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

My girlfriend and I made reservations but they did not reserve us a table. We had to wait for them to bring very small and cheap table from the back. Then they made us wait to set it up. Out waiter didn’t come to us for at least 20 minutes after being seated. Also, he was not friendly and didn’t provide us with any kitchen specials. There were dirty plates sitting right next to us on a side table that the staff continually ignored and walked by. They sat next to us the whole entire time. This was easily the worst experience I’ve had at a restaurant.

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TD
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is awesome! We had a great waiter - I don't remember his name - but it was very busy, yet he was so attentive. I had the short ribs, and my husband had the salmon. Yum! We will definitely return!

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SH
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good location and quick service. Food was ok but they need to work on some of their dishes. The kitchen put out a caesar salad with lettuce bottom in the salad, not terrible but someone didn't pay attention. Otherwise, solid place to eat. I'd go back again.

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SG
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

We’ve been here several times (it’s near a theater where we subscribe), and there are not a whole lot of other sit-down dinner options. The food is pretty good, but the service is erratic, and that dampens the experience. On this most recent visit, the meat on my dinner entree was beautifully done, but the vegetables were cold. Clearly the sides had waited on a cold plate waiting for the chop to come off the grill. There always seems to be some little glitch in the service that spoils the meal. I don’t expect to go back again.

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MM
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Amazing service from the hostess station to the table!

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B
Washington DC
63 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Very good but reservations advisable. Maybe it was because of cherry blossom weekend, but restaurant was mobbed.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 1

The service at Station 4 was some of the worst service that I have ever received. My friends and I were sat outside as per our request. It took almost 15 minutes for someone to acknowledge us after we were seated. It then took another 15 minutes for us to receive the drinks. We ordered the crab dip and it was good - no complaints about the food. However, it then took us three tries to ask for our check. We ended up going inside and asking for the check. We then had to take our credit card inside to pay because no one was helping us. The inside of the restaurant was practically empty and the patio had 6 tables or so. The table next to us received 2 rounds of drinks, appetizers and dinner in the time it took us to to receive drinks and one appetizer. Absolutely horrible service.

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LS
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

the fish and french fries were very good
my co worker ordered the salmon blt. awesome

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JR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great quiet place to go if you want to actually TALK over dinner. Great experience.

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MP
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great for pre-theater dining. Menu offers good variety. Seafood is a good choice.

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OT
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fav brunch spot

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S
Washington DC
41 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

My experience this time was much better than last time (where I had to wait 15 minutes for a table even though I had a reservation!) My only complaint this time was that it was extremely noisy, but I guess that's a good sign for the restaurant because it meant it was busy.

Our server was also FANTASTIC, but I can't remember his name (sorry!) We were a table of 6 with Arena Stage tickets and he made sure we were well taken care of.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our first night in DC and we couldn’t have picked a better place to go for a late dinner! Best service, cute atmosphere and great food!

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J
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Pleasant surroundings, reasonable noise level, good service. Food is serviceable. Burgers are good. Lunch seems better than dinner. Steak is fairly flavorless. Less expensive alternative to pricier Wharf locations.

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HY
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Enjoyed the food here. Nothing complicated and good service.

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OT
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is lit! Def the place to be for friends + brunch

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KN
London
3 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food, great place.

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A
Washington DC
111 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

When going out quality on all phases is important; hoping Station 4 can assure consistency and focus to all guests, all the time.

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OT
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent customer service. The braised short ribs were amazing.

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ZD
Milwaukee
3 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Very solid. Very good. Very enjoyable. The food is quite delightful and the service friendly and positive.

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Responded on March 17, 2019

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