The Hamilton

4.6
9056 Reviews
$30 and under
American
NOW OPEN
Indoor dining - reserve now
Sidewalk Dining-first come, first served
Carryout - delivery and pickup

Executive Chef Eric Frisch
Across the street from the Treasury building, the W Hotel, and the Willard Hotel
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.6
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4.4
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipPatrick
Washington DC
36 reviews
Dined 4 hours ago
Overall3food5service1ambience4

Not the worst service but pretty close. It wasn’t busy, or short staffed. Food made up for the shortcomings.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Interesting menu choices. The restaurant now seems to cater to Japanese cuisine but the menu offers some French and American options. The restaurant is also decorated like an American restaurant. Food was ok.

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vipMichaelD
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect place.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Service seemed off. Food was great.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are at The Hamilton 2 times in 3 days. Once in the bar and once in the dining room. Excellent food, ambience and service, Zachary in particular, our waitperson in the dining room. DC is full of good to great restaurants but we would head straight to The Hamilton if we were to visit again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
19 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu. From traditional American fare to sushi. The food and service were outstanding. Same owner as Old Ebbit Grill and you could tell. Same standard of excellence.

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vipDaddyDude
Orlando
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food2service1ambience5

They put us in horribly small seat. We asked to be moved. The waitress said she would have to check with front desk. She never did. We got up and asked the front desk to move us which they did. The food was marginal at best. It was reasonably priced. The place was beautiful.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Everything was good except our waitress was not as good as she should have been. Our drinks came after our entrees and appetizers and we kept having to ask for water. It was the middle of the afternoon and not busy so it shouldn’t have happened

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viprestauranteer
Philadelphia
56 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome service and awesome food for a great price. I had the chicken and it was amazing. I know what you’re thinking. Chicken? Yes. Most flavorful I’ve ever had. Highly recommend!

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vipOpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service!

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OpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
3 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Great atmosphere, great staff.

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vipLoriS
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as ALWAYS!!! Great food, great service and great atmosphere!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Chose The Hamilton For A Birthday Celebration And Had A Wonderful Time With Our Server Courtney.

With The Exception Of The Shrimp Cake Containing Seasoning Beyond The Birthday Participant’s Taste, The Food, Drinks, Atmosphere, Service, And Experience Were Grand, Amazingly Welcoming, And Just What Was Desired For This Evening.

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ThereseT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful venue to meet and thank a dear colleague.

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vipBernardC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Varied menu. Me and my companion found many items to tempt us. And the food we chose was great. Good service in a very welcoming setting.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First trip back to DC post-Covid and was so happy to see The Hamilton is still awesome!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing loved it

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HanK
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Food selection was smaller than expected. Lot of Japanese sushi rolls. Good but not sure if worth return trip.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Ordered burgers and took 90 minutes to get food. Food was cold when it arrived. Hamilton used to be a staple. We were disappointed in this experience, particularly given the competition nearby.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First, let me start by saying our server “Emalyn or Emilynn” was absolutely amazing!! Whenever I have another brunch, I will be requesting to be seated in her section. She was extremely pleasant and courteous. The ambiance was amazing and loved our booth seating. Just a regular Sunday brunch with the girls and it was nothing short of amazing. The food was great and the staff were all very lovely!

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vipLasgiddie
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience3

Our waitperson Meredith was fantastic... Food was great especially the sushi. One of my go-to spots in Washington DC

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vipAnna
Orlando
49 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience5

Food was good. Service was slooooow. Enjoyed the atmosphere though.

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WheninRome16
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was a busy night, and the staffing was a bit strained but they did a good job and we had an enjoyable meal. Loved the tomato melon gazpacho soup - delicious and different. The calamari app was also a hit and the shrimp and grits were great.

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MelissaW
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Efficient but perfunctory service. Good food and environment. Service seemed off. No smile. We filled up our own glasses instead of having the water be poured out of the bottle by the server, not the correct utensils, wait staff tried to clear our plates while our forks were still in our mouths. Dessert was fantastic. Blackberry shortcake and lemon raspberry bread pudding. Salmon was decent, not great.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I always love coming here, the ambiance is great and service is amazing. I tried the shrimp and grits but didn’t like it very much because there was too much sauce and not enough grits. However, the sautéed mushrooms and onions were perfect.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service! It was so busy I expected a long wait for someone to come to the table to greet us but we waited no more than 2-3 minutes. Drinks were refreshing and food was prompt, warm and fabulous!!

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SpecialLunchCloseByp
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated my daughter’s birthday. Everyone working there was helpful, courteous and attentive! Our waiter was superb! Parking was a huge disappointment, but all else went well! Food was delicious!

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AbiE
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place to eat, the food was delicious. The staff where great, they even asked about dietary restrictions.

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OpenTable Diner
Boise
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Such good food and atmosphere. Would definitely go again just to keep trying stuff on the menu

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JulieB
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and delicious food!!

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Pete
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was delicious!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great place to eat after a long hot day of walking. Our waitress Courtney was amazing!

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BrandieD
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The food was excellent and I really enjoyed the atmosphere. The service was a little slow and that is why it wasn't all five stars.

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CCA1963
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful location, price point, service and food.

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vipKayT
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The boozy milkshakes were a major draw and did not disappoint. Food was delicious. Location is excellent. I keep coming back.

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MaryannR
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was delicious: wings, sushi, calamari, filet and dessert. Would definitely recommend and return!

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Chae
Wilmington
6 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food, beautiful restaurant. The food at our table: shrimp tacos, sushi, and lamb rigatoni. All very good. Our server, Michael was very attentive and sweet, just a little slow. We waited a while for our check, and he had a head waitress with him.

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing. The server Nelson took good care of us. The food and drinks were worth every penny. We would definitely return.

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CherieC
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff were fantastic. The food tasted amazing. The atmosphere for brunch was great.

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Thomas
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

We celebrated my Birthday at the Hamilton and liked the Ambiente. The Menue is not too big but reasonably priced for DC. We had Sushi and liked the food, but the Service was mediocre to say the best. The place was not too busy but we had to wait 15 minutes to place our order, they did not check back to reorder drinks or refill water and placed a cart with glasses right next to the table so that we were boxed in. I have much better memories of this restaurant and hope the bad Service is only temporarily due to COVID turnover of the wait staff.

FAQs

The Hamilton does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. The Hamilton also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 787-1000.

The Hamilton is rated 4.6 stars by 9056 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.

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