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About The Hamilton

A Higher End…




DINING EXPERIENCE: 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.

600 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20005
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Sushi, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm
Brunch: Sunday: 8:30am - 4:00pm;
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 12:00am, Saturday & Sunday: 4:00pm - 1:00am

Cross Street:
F Street NW

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(202) 787-1000

Website:
http://thehamiltondc.com/

Entertainment:
Brunch: Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm; Brunch: Sunday 8:30am - 4:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 12:00am, Saturday & Sunday: 4:00pm - 1:00am

Catering:
Please contact our special events team at 202787.1000.

Parking Details:
We offer $10 validated self-parking after 4 pm and all day on weekends at the PMI garage located at 1325 G Street between 13th and 14th Streets.

Public Transit:
A short walk from either the McPherson Square or Metro Center station along the Red, Orange and Blue Lines.

Executive Chef:
Zach Smith

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact our special events team at 202.787.1000.

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Private Dining

The Hamilton is located in the heart of downtown, with over 37,000 sq ft. of space, it can accommodate events in a variety of elegant & unique settings. The Hamilton LIVE is a state of the art music venue with tiered seating- a perfect spot for private conferences & live performances.

The Hamilton Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (168)
Good for a Date (164)
Pre/post Theatre (147)
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Good for Groups (128)
Good for Birthdays (110)
Casual (110)
Business Meals (109)
Fun (102)
Happy Hour (92)
Vibrant Bar Scene (90)
Good for Anniversaries (87)
Bar Seating (82)
Great for Lunch (82)
Hot Spot (81)
Fit for Foodies (80)
Romantic (79)
Comfort Food (71)
People Watching (69)
Creative Cuisine (67)
Live Music (63)
Cozy (61)
Neighborhood Gem (60)
Sunday Lunch (60)
Handcrafted Cocktails (58)
Great for Brunch (56)
Notable Wine List (56)
Late-night Find (55)
Authentic (51)
Worth the Drive (45)
Seasonal (31)
Kid-friendly (29)
Healthy (27)
Quiet Conversation (26)
Great Beer (21)
Local Ingredients (19)
Quick Bite (19)
Tasting Menu (19)
Gluten Free Options (18)
Good Vegetarian Options (18)
Scenic View (13)
Disabled Access (9)
Live Sports (9)
Afternoon Coffee (8)
Organic (8)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Vegan (6)
Afternoon Tea (5)
Tapas (3)
Spicy (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Loved this place, the interior makes it feel like you’re dining in luxury.

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·Dined 3 days ago

The food was excellent at the Hamilton and the waitress in the dining room downstairs was pretty good and fairly attentive. The calamari was probably the best I've ever tasted. Unfortunately, The Loft is another story. The band (Fast Eddie and the Slow Pokes) was outstanding but the service was terrible. The waitress was surly through the entire first set so we left in the middle of the second set. It ruined what could have been a very memorable evening.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Dallas)·Dined 3 days ago

Everything was delicious. The deviled eggs and the meatloaf are highly recommended. The service was friendly and accommodating.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Great menu but the service was slow and sloppy. Food came out cold, took a long time, proper utensils were not provided. (A steak knife for a steak, a teaspoon for a cup of hot tea) Generally disappointed with my experience there.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Kid-friendly
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

Great food, good Sevice. This was our restaurant choice before going to see The Capitol Steps at the RRB and we were happy with our choice.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy
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 (Richmond)·Dined 3 days ago

The chicken wings were so good! They were crispy outside and tender inside. There were nine people in our party and everyone raved about their entree. We originally made the reservation for 6 and 9 people showed up. The restaurant accommodated us with seating in a quiet room. The ambiance was beautiful and I have not seen a bathroom that has little papers to open the door so that you don't have to touch a germ invested door immediately after you was your hands.

Tags: Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

Our service and our food was delicious. Steaks cooked to perfection. My only complaint was at the end of our meal. The French-Press of Coffee we ordered tasted like sludge, and they brought us dessert and no silverware.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Gluten Free Options
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 (Richmond)·Dined 4 days ago

Had a great evening here with moderate priced excellent food and service. I thought we were dining in the music hall where we had Antibalis tickets but this turned out to be wondeful way to do both.

Tags: Fun, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

The Hamilton has become a cornerstone of my DC dining due to its comfort, quality, value and service. I've grown to know that when I dine at The Hamilton, I am going to be serviced by one of the most professional, friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive staffs in the city.

However on this particular night, our service was so poor that we left our table mid meal to finish at the bar after our waitress went missing for 40 minutes after taking our appetizer orders, which were delivered by a server. She only returned after she was alerted by another staff member that we had ordered drinks from the bar, due to lack of table service.

As usual the staff at the bar excellent, but this entire scenario was very disruptive to our dinner.

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·Dined 6 days ago

The Hamilton has a great location, wonderful ambiance and an excellent menu. Service is always top shelf, as is the food. I've had dinner there 4 times and on a couple of occasions just met friends for drinks at the bar. Each visit was completely satisfying.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 7 days ago

Love it as always. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Ghhhhhhhhhhhbbbbbbnnnnk

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, People Watching, Comfort Food, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 7 days ago

We had an amazing dinner! The service and food were outstanding. I have a severe food allergy and the staff did an amazing job to make sure I could enjoy my meal.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Wanted chili and small side salad. Told that wasn’t possible, that I’d have to order a full salad. So I ordered a hamburger. Was told lettuce and pickle were extra and it came with no sides. At least the pre-meal bread was tasty! However , overall, felt the options were too constrained for a full-service restaurant.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on January 8, 2018

The food is great! Service is great! Price is very reasonable!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 8, 2018

There were crumbs on the banquette from the previous diners. I had to request (twice) a serving spoon for the side dish. It was very loud - not comfortable for catching up with my friend. Wrong venue.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Everything was great except for timing. Food was awesome, the service was great once it started. Unfortunately, it was 15 minutes + before a server came by and it was 20 minutes before we got anything on the table other than water.

Aside from the delay, everything was great.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Fantastic meal and experience. Loved the pork belly buns. Will absolutely return next time I’m
in the area

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 7, 2018

I ordered the steak and eggs and it was $27. It was not very savory considering how much I paid for it. And I didn't finish it or want to take it home because it wasn't that good.

The service and ambiance was good. Central, convenient location.

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Amazing! Good value. They fried chicken and biscuits was to die for.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We have been here twice with friends for Brunch before a performance at the National Theatre. Great Brunch and very convenient to the theater.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch
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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Huge. Loud. Understaffed. Over-valued. Food is ok—neither great nor awful. HOWEVER, consider skipping the restaurant and heading to Hamilton Live—the downstairs live music venue with full bar, pizza, and handhelds. Their food is surprisingly good—especially the sushi. Or, consider The Loft upstairs—an intimate live music and bar spot. They are both fantastic.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Everything from the sushi to the meatloaf was excellent They do everything well.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Appetizer and drinks were very good. However the main courses especially the crab cakes were disappointing. Very little crab in the crab cakes.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 6, 2018

The Hamilton has always been a place to welcome everyone and I know that will continue. The walls and ceiling made of wood gives it a feel of a mansion or chateau and the art work and paintings of wildlife elevates it to a place one could only hope to be invited to. The food continues to surpass most of the restaurants in the city and the sushi here may be the best in the city, I’ve lived here for 14 years. Consistency always comes to mind when I think of this restaurant and I hope it never changes. I’ve worked in hospitality my entire career and I award them the Golden Pineapple. Bravo!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 6, 2018

I highly recommend The Hamilton. Great food and great live music!

Tags: Casual, Quick Bite, People Watching, Good for a Date, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Healthy, Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Late-night Find, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Live Sports, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

Was in town with Les Miserables - the Hamilton hosted our opening night party in "the loft" - it was great and comfortable. Before departing town, I took my husband there for a private date night - LOVED the little side booth / dining rooms - it was intimate and cozy - the food was delicious - I would highly recommend the Hamlton and will certainly return the next time I'm in DC.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Healthy, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

Great Great Great Great Great

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Foodnwas delicious and service impeccable. We had the calamari, duck breast, sushi and gooey cake. Everything was fresh and tasty. Highly recommend.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic
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 (Montreal)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Vraiment très bien, en plus de la nourriture qui est succulente, l'architecture du resto vaut le détour

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 3, 2018

The food and atmosphere were absolutely wonderful!

Tags: Business Meals, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating
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·Dined on January 3, 2018

Enjoyed the experience of such a storied landmark. We live in Alabama and enjoyed the food choices. Would recommend the restaurant for dinner or lunch.

Tags: Fun, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Authentic, Tasting Menu
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 3, 2018

The service was mediocre, at best. The food was good, except for one dish (the acorn squash), in which one half of the squash wasn't cooked all the way and thus still "raw" and unable to be eaten. When we brought it up to the waiter, he said he would let the chef know, but never did anything else about it. There was no offer to have it re-made, and when the bill came there was no compensation for the partially cooked meal. When asked about the server simply said "sorry - if you come back some time i'll buy you a dessert" and then went on about his way.

While the location is convenient for downtown, the service is low-grade and food mediocre, especially for the price.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Everything was great except my Hamilton Burger was extremely undercooked. The manager made up for it by bringing me one to-go, but would’ve been nice to enjoy the meal with my girlfriend. Not my first time at The Hamilton though and it won’t be my last. Love the environment.

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Loved it. Great server, menu, food, drinks, atmosphere. Lively and fun.

Tags: Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Fun, Good for Groups, People Watching, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 2, 2018

I believe this did not leave up to the hype. Service was very slow and not attentive. The food was just ok.

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·Dined on January 2, 2018

The Hamilton is a very nice restaurant for an upscale dinner or for that special occasion. My wife and I went for our anniversary and had an amazing meal and were very pleased with the food, service, atmosphere, etc.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Great service and dinner. Perfect stop before Les Mis!

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 (Western NC)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Superb dinner. The food was fast and tasty. The service was superb. Highly recommended

Tags: Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Worth the Drive
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 1, 2018

I LOVE The Hamilton. Especially half-price Sushi hours. I drive an hour each time to get there but it is worth it. I take friends, clients and family members. When my boys come into town, it’s one of their first places to visit. Parking is always a hassle but once again, worth it.

Tags: Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Went for brunch on New Years... I had decent shrimp and grits and my friend had pretty good chicken and biscuits with saffron sangria

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