The Point - DC

4.3
478 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
The Point brings the thrill and robust flavors of open flame cooking with the freshest seafood in the city. Perfectly situated at the confluence of the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers, our contemporary design, tranquil open-air patio and premium fire pits, compliment the picturesque and panoramic views. Although we cannot guarantee outdoor patio dining for all of our guests. We will try to accommodate as many requests as we can on a first come first serve basis.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 478 people are saying
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DagianD
Washington DC
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was friendly and attentive. The food was delicious...crab donuts, mussels appetizer, chowder! Music as nice...varying genre's. Great for date night or dinner with friends.

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Telithia
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Point was amazing. I haven’t had such good service in a long time. My entire party felt very special while dining. Samantha was so awesome! We all will have made plans to go back soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Appetizers took too long to come out. Potato was not cooked at all - came out completely raw. Waiter took it off the bill but didn’t offer anything else to substitute. Coffee at the end of the meal was not even warm. We enjoy coming here but tonight was not a good night for us to bring guests.

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vipStvB
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Server was really nice, apologized 100 times for slow kitchen. This was our Second visit asked for parking validation and they took our parking garage ticket and said they validated it. When leaving their parking garage the ticket is unvalidated. We had to pay for full parking. Perhaps they don’t realize they aren’t validating , but this was our second time eating here so it can’t be a coincidence. They charge a credit card surcharge to pay with credit cards. Seriously! Everything could be better.

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DSNavy
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great server and staff. Food was terrific.

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TiTi
Tampa
6 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Service was not good AT ALL. It was Thanksgiving and they had a special menu. Food just wasn’t fresh tasting at all. We were very disappointed. We had come from out of state and were looking forward to a tasty Thanksgiving. This place was not inexpensive at all so I guess I expected better tasting food and service.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Thanksgiving dinner was great. Food was wonderful. Service was good also. Very busy as expected on thanksgiving. Sat outdoors where it was quiet. Wonderful experience

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vipWolfgang
Chicago
28 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for Thanksgiving meal special. Great tasting choices all around from appetizers to main courses to desserts. Welcoming and friendly service! We definitely will go back.
Seated on the heated outdoor patio with nice views.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nice alternative to thanksgiving

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family and I came to The Point for a Thanksgiving experience and it was absolutely wonderful. Our server Johnathon was amazing. I left with my belly and heart full. My mom, son and I will return!

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Disappointed
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Point DC was a wonderful place to celebrate Thanksgiving Day with friends. The service was excellent as well as the food and the view.

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vipJasonR
Washington DC
32 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is the first Thanksgiving for The Point and they got 5 ⭐. The food and service was outstanding and if you can find a restaurant that did it better for a family of four for $175 let me know. Plus, the outside ambiance and the view of the river was great.

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vipGinaeatsinDC
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had thanksgiving dinner at the Point. Food was excellent. Good service. It was a sunny day on the patio. Great value for the amount of food and quality. Everything was excellent

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TaishaA
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanksgiving at The Point D.C. was wonderful. We may start a new tradition. The food, service and vibe was everything.

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pico926
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, awesome views, fantastic service. Will be back

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere! Excellent service; excellent food. Will definitely go back soon!

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vipjdrob
Washington DC
84 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great ambience and the food and drinks were very good. Loved the short ribs!

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BHouse
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This was my second time in the same week. The Point is my new favorite spot. I celebrated my Birthday and a random brunch with girlfriends.
The sushi is amazing - huge pieces of Tuna Sashimi. The wood fire oysters and calamari were amazing too. The crab donut is to die for - as a Baltimorean (seafood officiando) I 100% endorse.
Greg (a server) and Samantha the general manager we’re extremely nice and hospitable. I will 1000% be coming back.

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Kendra
Washington DC
34 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

1st time here, but definitely not the last. Went for
cocktails, sushi, and appetizers…Evolved to dinner! Zachary/Zarcariah, our server, was AMAZING and provided stellar service. Can’t wait to return.

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ValerieE
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was great, the drinks even better and our server Verta (sp) was the best! Would definitely recommend and would patronize again

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

We arrived for 3 pm reservation at 2:45. We were given menus for brunch and lunch. Two people ordered from the brunch menu and were told 20 minutes after the order was placed brunch ended at 3 and the brunch item is not available. No where on the website or the menu does it specify this time brunch ends. Additionally, one person requested a bloody mary and was told the place doesn't make those. Then an order for a dirty martini was placed and we were told the bar has no olives. What brunch has no Bloody Mary and what bar has no olives? At 4:50 a frequent customer in the group requested 2 orders of wings to go. We were told the wings are only available at dinner which didn't start until 5. Likewise the same with the raw bar menu on the chalkboard. I have supported The Point since the restaurant opened but this experience was disappointing.

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GailF
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

On the water with the best view of a sunset, this is a restaurant not to be missed. The food is super-seafood and especially oysters I am so happy that it is within walking distance. A wonderful addition to SW DC. This will be on my short list for a very long time

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vipPMCQ
Aberdeen
48 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was great. Love the location. Should have asked that my salmon be cooked to medium… was a bit rare for my taste, but good. Helicopters must have been on training mission.

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vipClaudiaG
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was absolutely spectacular. We loved everything we ordered which consisted of several appetizers, drinks, entrée, and dessert. Service was great - Zach did a great job taking care of us and made us feel like family.

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Kelvin
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experience… our sever Jay was amazing.

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kia4u
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My first visit was soooo nice that I had to visit twice... Everything has been wonderful during both visits.

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vipJones
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

I was disappointed to learn that they were out of the short ribs at 4:30 on a Saturday but ordered the burger and it was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Our server Mozilla was excellent. The oyster appetizer and Branzino was the best. We will definitely return!

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vipR2d2
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quickly becoming one of my favorite spots in the area. Have been about 3-4 times for brunch but made a dinner reservation for a friend visiting town. Definitely more of a crowd in the evenings. Outdoor seating was comfortable due to the fire pits and outdoor heaters. Service was quick as usual. Generally never have an issue finding street parking, but there is also a garage next door and they also have valet.

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ReneeDCNative
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ambiance is amazing. Our server, Anna, was friendly, knowledgeable about the menu selections and prompt.
The food was delicious. The water view was outstanding. We enjoyed our lunch at The Point DC and will definitely be back.

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SallyK
Washington DC
43 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

The food at The Point the night we dined there was very good. Appetizers and entrees came promptly out of the kitchen and lived up to the server's description.
The service, on the other hand, was extremely disappointing. When we first arrived, the service was attentive as the restaurant was not busy. As the evening progressed and the restaurant became busier, our server simply disappeared. Once the entrees were served, he did not come by our table again. After sitting for a long period of time trying to get someone's attention to clear the table and get the check, I had to get up and find the server. I know the restaurant is new and hope they are able to address this issue as their operations mature.

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MLJM
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This was my third time at The Point and I enjoyed the visit and I can't say the same for my dining partner, the fish she wanted was no longer available even though it was still on the menu and the drink she wanted was unavailable because they didn't have all of the ingredients. My suggestion is to update the menu or have what you say you have when your guests order. Thank you!

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vipDiscerningDiner
Washington DC
63 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Point is my pandemic go-to place to get together with friends! It’s a great outdoor space with a delicious menu and friendly staff. I always enjoy every visit!

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TG410
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quality of food was great. Staff was friendly. Location is amazingly situated on the water. Fire pit tables will make for a cozy fall evening.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone was friendly and courteous. The hostesses proactively asked if we needed parking validation.

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vipkimd
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

View is unmatched fire pits are perfect for a fall hangout spot!

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vipPoonamS
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The food is okay but the service and the location is excellent.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

i love the vibe at the point- good music, food, service w. great views. i only wish that they served oysters all day instead of just after 5pm but other than that- i enjoyed it.

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MortyS
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The oysters and the clam chowder were wonderful. Chocolate dessert was great.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was everything I expected it to be. The aesthetics and vibes and location were very nice. I’d love to be there during the evening as the sun is setting to fully enjoy the view of the water

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The Point - DC is rated 4.3 stars by 478 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.