Service was indifferent- had to wave down the waiter several times and the place was half empty. Food was mediocre or worse. Wife sent her food back and the rest of us found it very low quality. I did t my nd paying up for good food and service but we got neither.
The restaurant staff is attentive, and never rushes you. This is one of the few remaining truly adult locations in the city where you can discuss business, or catch up with a friend in an elegant atmosphere supported by lovely background music that is correctly matched to the venue. The mistake most locations in DC make is mixing loud overpowering modern music with a venue that they say welcomes mature adult business discussions and quiet dining - not so. Robert's Restaurant at the Omni is a unique venue and experience - and the keeper of the flame for quiet welcoming hospitality done well. When one looks at the W or the Willard their updating results can best be described as putting grandmother in a mini-skirt...
Robert's is quiet, airy, and pretty. But I wouldn't recommend eating there.
My wife ordered a salmon niçoise, which the menu promised would include salmon, frisee, anchovies, olives, fried soft boiled egg, confit potato, and fennel. I ordered the same, and mine was fully constructed. Her salad lacked half the ingredients - anchovies, olives, and fennel. For both of us, the "confit" potato tasted as if cooked in nothing but unsalted water. What did we get? Essentially, a plate of frisee, with irregular other ingredients, for $18. Our colleagues received burgers and fries likely found in a struggling Ruby Tuesday.
There's little competition in the neighborhood, and we were there during a conference on a bitterly cold weekend, so we were essentially stuck. Sadly, it seems Robert's understands this, and cynically fields poor food to people who have no alternative choice to make.
My advice? Order in. Save your money. Reward your appetite.
This was the perfect place for our 3 cousin Reunion to celebrate a birthday. Convenient,Quiet, classes and beautiful.
I was incredibly disappointed. Nothing about the dinner experience was impressive.
Convenient.good meat.no real dessert
Great food and great service. Wonderful Hotel. We will be back.
After a long day of travel, we settled into the comfort of Robert's Restaurant. Service was professional and gracious. The portions are not large, but they are tasty. Syeak frites with a hollandaise sauce, roasted salmon with Swiss chard, and duck confit were all well presented and delicious.
We were staying at the hotel and it started pouring so we decided to eat in vs. venturing out in D.C. We were pleasantly surprised with the food and once we got seated - had very good service. My husband and I split the ceasar salad, crab cake appetizer and a filet. Our daughter had kid's mac-n-cheese which had a gouda taste to it she really enjoyed. I would say the steak was up to par with other decent steakhouses and less pricey. I would definitely eat here again if the opportunity presented.