The Hamilton

4.6
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$30 and under
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American
DINING: Open for lunch, dinner and late-night dining, The Hamilton is the meeting place in DC. Sushi, charcuterie, and seasonal & regional American fare. Sophisticated cocktails. Wine from limited-harvest boutique vineyards. Craft beer. After-work gatherings. Private celebrations. Company meetings. Two levels. 5 bars. 4 dining rooms. At 14th & F-the heart of downtown DC.



CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Founding father, mover, shaker, lover & dueling politico, Alexander Hamilton's vision for America helped it to become the world's venue for opportunity and success. Washington DC's destination for music and entertainment is dedicated to the talent and passion of America's best artists. The Hamilton offers local, national and international musicians the unique opportunity to entertain a city that is never short on opinions, all within earshot of The White House.
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Half Price Sushi 3-6 PM & After 11 PM

Sushi Happy Hour: 1/2 priced classic rolls, signature rolls, nigiri, and sashimi every day from 3 pm to 6 pm & after 11 pm. Dine in only.

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: January 22, 2019

Ends: January 23, 2118

Availability: Daily 3:00PM-6:00PM 11:00PM-11:30PM

What 8362 People Are Saying
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CJ
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined 12 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely as always

OT
Raleigh
14 reviews
Dined 13 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experience. Great service. Food was out of this world. All at great prices. Especially for DC. Will return soon.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 17 hours ago
Overall2food4service2ambience3

Server took way too long ... had to get food to go and desserts Togo. Only had soup and left ... they are not prepared for lunch rush or restaurant week. Disappointed and will not come back

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Fun, just took a little long for appetizers, but food overall was fantastic. Ambiance was great. Waitstaff was generally friendly.

J
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was another great spot in the city. I had the sushi and the Hamilton burger I would recommend both. The bartender was also really friendly and helpful. A must stop if you are in town!

c
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The beef rib bourguignon actually had only a nickel sized piece of meet. The rest was just mini bits mixed with gravy over mashed potatoes. It was very disappointing. The cream of crab soup was excellent--by contrast, lots of crab meat. The Mushroom Arancini was also very good. The bread pudding was fine, as was the catfish etouffe. The Old Fashioned was very good, but at $20 for a glass, a bit steep. It was a fine dinner, but I'm not sure I'd be in a rush to return.

A
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Excellent service and food. I would recommend fora business/friend lunch or special occasion.

KM
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food2service2ambience2

Maybe I picked the wrong day. It was so packed as usual (which is ok) . but seems like they were too busy to take care of us. The lady at the front wasn't very friendly.
I had chirashi. I should've picked something else.. I wonder if they know what chirashi sushi is?
It was just small portion of rice and 4 or 5 sliced sashimi on it. Very poor presentation and it just taste like sashimi and rice. I'm sure if I pick something else, it would be different though kinda good to experience and see that also.
I thought Hamilton was way better than what we experienced yesterday.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food3service4ambience3

It is quite casual restaurant. I didn't get any special feel and service.

MI
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Excellent service, sushi happy hour, amazing sushi beer

JJ
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always love visiting the Hamilton when I am in DC!

TM
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food5service2ambience2

It was restaurant week. Despite the fact that we had a reservation, we waited 15 minutes to be seated. Once seated, we waited another 5 minutes and then were greeted by our waitress. The 2 of us ordered 3 items to be split. We had to ask for extra plates each time. The first item (salad) came quickly, and then we waited 25 minutes before the next item came. The food was delicious, but the service was not great. At the end of the meal, my colleague informed the waitress that he had to leave in 10 minutes for his next meeting and could we quickly get the dessert (just cookies). She was understanding and said of course, but before we received the cookies, my colleague had to leave for his next meeting.

DR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The environment and customer service is outstanding

c
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great dinner, food was very good and the waiter could not have been better.

BD
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chip was our waiter-super attentive and was great with recommendations on favorite foods, etc

m
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great time. No issues.
Enjoyed pre-dinner drinks at the bar.

MD
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Waiter seemed to forget about me as the restaurant got busier. I often dine alone when traveling and appreciate when I am not overlooked for larger parties. I waited 30 minutes for the check to be brought, and when it never was I left cash on the table and had to leave. No server in sight.

OT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food- and really good dessert! That made the meal!

TF
Richmond
6 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Love love love! Excellence and such a cool vibe.

DD
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This was an unexpected delight. My wife I and I came in from California and stayed at the JW Marriott. We have been to DC hundreds of times. I made reservations at the Hamilton because it is close to the hotel. The setting is fabulous, the service very good and the food was terrific. All at very reasonable prices on a DC scale. Kudos

OT
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Came here for my birthday with my family. I had a good time. He ambiance in this restaurant was truly amazing. I mean one of the main reasons I chose this place to host my dinner is because it is the The Hamilton. My only thing is that the food options were limited if you don’t beef or pork. Luckily I eat seafood but a lot of the menu is seafood as well. The overall experience was great, and drink options were really good as well. But if you’re vegetarian, or only eat chicken, then I’d consider another place. But I’d highly recommend coming here at least once.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience4

Let me start: I love this place, always have - and we will be back. HOWEVER, I was disappointed there was no mention of our birthday and engagement celebration (outside of the man at the front desk) when I added it as a note to the reservation. Not asking for free stuff - just acknowledgment when it’s noted.

AS
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Waited 15 min for server
Food was OK nothing special

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience2

The worst experience ever! The waiter was absolutely rude and not friendly. I asked for a cheeseburger with cheddar cheese. He brought out a cheeseburger with bacon on it. Non apologetic... very shocked at my experience here.

P
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved our meal here. The apple salad, octopus appetizer and scallops were amazing.

b
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal. The Spanish Octopus and deviled eggs are good. The roast duck breast was tasty.

OT
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Was a little disappointed that there was no candle in the dessert for the birthday person but enjoyed the experience from beginning to end nonetheless.

MB
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our waiter, Richard, was attentive and friendly.

S
Washington DC
228 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This restaurant is very roomy and we did find a quiet table in the back. Food was fine, wine list was fine. Pretty decor!

KW
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Hamilton is an great place to eat, drink and watch a show. How can you do better than the Hamilton, it has everything. I have been there for lunch, for happy hour, for dinner and the food and service was fantastic and friendly. I have been to the loft to listen to some music and had a great time. I plan on getting tickets to a show downstairs and cannot wait.

R
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was on par for the price. The atmosphere was excellent and lively. The tuna sashimi was very fresh and tasty. The boozy dulce de leche milkshake was delicious. The creme brûlée was adequate. The cocktails were ok. The cheeseburger was one of the best I have ever tasted. The falafel was just ok. The mushroom stroganoff was underwhelming. The experience was fun and the service was great. I think I was expecting more from the food in terms of taste. The food was good but not exceptional and the price reflected that. I would return because overall it was a positive experience.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience! My husband and I went to a show at the National Theatre and everything ran on time.The staff and food were outstanding . We cant wait to come back .

OT
Oklahoma City
6 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Crab soup tasted like a room temperature bowl of cream... very low on flavor. Tsunami sushi roll was chew and
Only tasted of

K
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and ambiance was amazing. I ordered the filet and it was cooked to perfection. Our server was super attentive.

J
Baltimore
11 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The Hamilton provides a great place to start your evening when going to the theater in Washington DC. The food is excellent. The venue is beautiful. The service was a little slow. Overall, the restaurant is excellent and we will return in the near future.

TB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Our waitress was not the most attentive and interacted very little.

h
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Very small portions but expensive prices. Tavern fare but presented on menu as “higher end.” Quality of food was mediocre.

H
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

I wasn't quite sure how to rate this experience. Overall the service was attentive, the food was good to excellent with the Brussels sprouts, duck and bread pudding being the stars, not to mention the tasty cocktails, but there were some odd shortcomings. The two knives served with the steak and duck were too dull to cut the otherwise tender protein. Frustrating to slice and slice and slice and not be able to lift that morsel into your mouth. The second issue was the presentation of the hanger steak which was presented as a solid tube of unadorned meat on a big white plate. Throw those Brussels sprouts on the plate or some parsley or kale...or a sauce...anything but a lonely brown tube on a white plate that gave visions of that candy bar in Caddyshack. Not sure what the kitchen is thinking here. The restaurant also ignored the birthday, so if you're looking for acknowledgement for a special occasion you might want to pull the waiter aside or talk with the host when you first arrive. I would eat here again if invited, but given the number of other appealing choices I would not be inclined to seek them out given our experience.

CB
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOCATION IS PERFECT TO GO TO AND THEN THE THEATER.

T
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Best Clydes food I’ve had in a while . Perfect for pre- show early dinner.

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