The Hamilton

4.6
9219 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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4.4
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4.6
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vipEvelynK
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Booth was very comfortable and private. Our server, however, did not stop by the table for at least 10 minutes, and service was slow for the rest of the evening, with managers and other waiters frequently filling in. Food was good overall. Stingy with the bread on the charcuterie boards (2 small pieces of bread each!) but the items on the boards were excellent. Harvest salad and mushroom pasta were excellent. Fries with the steak frites were mediocre, although the steak was good. Shrimp & grits was good but stingy on the grits. Overall, a good meal. A bit overpriced for what you get, but most DC restaurants are these days.

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OpenTable Diner
Savannah
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved our anniversary dinner here! We were running late because of traffic and being new to navigating downtown DC and they still serviced us and made sure to congratulate us on our anniversary. It's a large and beautiful place! Loved it!

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ThomasW
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Wonderful service. Delighted to be seated on a holiday. The menu was perfect for multiple tastes./ appetites. Price range was more than fair for DC

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BryanH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional! Fantastic Food & Excellent Customer Service. Looking forward to inviting family & friends on our next visit.

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RoxanneS
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, excellent food. Fresh and highly recommended

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent Thanksgiving dinner. Excellent service!

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Adventurer21
Richmond
16 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent dinner. Second time dining here. Delicious food convenient location. Great bert

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East2013
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Attentive staff lovely place.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyable meal with excellent service!

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Lilly
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious, the cosmos were smooth and the server delightful.

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LauraD
Charleston
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Our server could have been better. Overall, this is one of my favorite places and we had a great evening.

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vipSallyP
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the ambiance and decor of the restaurant. Service is outstanding and our two meals and appetizers were very tasty. We liked that a large and small option was available for the two entrees we chose.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We enjoyed the sushi happy hour. Such a fun thing to do with family on a Sunday afternoon.

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vipAndrewMC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience5

Love The Hamilton, but service this time was a bit slow.

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Jenna
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was amazing!!! Best restaurant we visited during our weekend to DC. The drinks were amazing as well. We could definitely go back if we visit again!!

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vipMerHernandez
Columbus
25 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had dinner here while on a long weekend family getaway to DC. Definitely make reservations even though this place is huge. The place is vibrant and well located for once you get done visiting the museums and other landmarks. The drinks selection is vast and their menu has something for everyone, even picky kids. Our server, Nelson, was polite and attentive. Glad we stopped here and look forward to coming again!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. Service in the bar and restaurant were terrific.

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vipJasonW
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service with excellent recommendations. We shall return.

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vipHungryDad
Nashville
27 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I visit The Hamilton whenever I am in DC. I have always had great service and a great meal. Their sushi is top-notch and their filet melts in your mouth. Also, I recommend a milkshake!

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AshleyB
9 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely spectacular! Our server chose the perfect options for our dinner tonight! Exceptional server, delightful dinner, and creative cocktails!

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CatherineM
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, friendly staff and delicious food. Beautiful place.

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BoogieDiner
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Hamilton is always one of our favorite places to eat. The food and drink menu is superb and the staff is great.

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vipFrankM
New England
11 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service. Apps to dessert was wonderful. Told them about a small chip in a water glass. It was replaced in seconds … by two people.

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JRG2
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time and our experience exceeded our expectations!

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vipDAFCP
Washington DC
32 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Front desk staff was not welcoming, they forgot one of our appetizers. Food was just average

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vipJoseG
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We really enjoyed having dinner here after a bike ride afternoon. The service was great and the food was on time and delicious...

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated promptly and the food was delicious.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good business lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Got the Hamilton sushi platter and rosemary truffle fries.
The sushi delicious but a bit pricey for what you get. I suggest just ordering two rolls separately. The California roll and seaweed hand wrap was not worth the extra cost.
It came with soy sauce and was optionally offered Spicy Mayo and eel sauce.
The fries were average, but could definitely taste the hint of rosemary and truffle.

I noticed another table getting bread so I asked the waiter and she added in an order of (free) bread. I wish they just provided, or asked it to all tables in the beginning. The butter was nice and whipped which was smooth and delicious.

The ambiance was really cool and buzzing with people on a tues evening!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Crab cakes were amazing. Also our server Fatima was absolutely amazing! She had the best recommendations and was helpful with our decision on what to order for lunch. Would absolutely recommend!!!!

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vipEsmeD
Denver
12 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Customer service was amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Good food, good service, good value, nice location

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MarjorieC
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

This is our go-to place for Sunday brunch and lunch. We accept the fact that it’s going to be crowded. The setting is beautiful, ambiance great and service and food is always top-notch.

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StephenL
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

I've been to the Hamilton many times and I am consistently impressed with the over all quality of the food, lovely environment and crisp service. I love it and depend on it for a great and reliable evening out.

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pattys
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We made reservations a few weeks prior to arrival. When we arrived, we were offered a table in the farthest corner next to the waiters’ service station. I requested another table which was immediately granted. It took over 7 min. from the time we were seated, before the waiter came to our table. Not a great start. Food was average. We had calamari (too salty) filet mignon, pasta bolognese (not great, plain taste), and seared salmon. Service was lacking. Maybe the waiter was too busy? Didn’t clear plates away and took a long time to get drinks throughout. Didn’t offer desert and we had to flag someone down to get our check. All things considered, I’d compare to Cheesecake Factory without the good service and with high price tag. My expectations were clearly too high for this place.

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vipOpenTableReview
Richmond
59 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Service was slow. There were 2 tables of screaming kids - not restaurants fault but made for an unnerving experience. Food was excellent. May try again but at a less busy time.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed my time from entrance, dining and exit.

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DMCWilm
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great. The staff was nice. We'll probably visit again sometime in the future.

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

This place is always a hit. Great drinks, great service, great sushi, great deals on food! I always got here and I’m always satisfied

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Captain
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice place to be. Make reservation and try to be there early.

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 9219 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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