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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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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (175)
Good for a Date (165)
Pre/post Theatre (152)
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Good for Groups (127)
Business Meals (113)
Good for Birthdays (110)
Casual (110)
Fun (103)
Vibrant Bar Scene (93)
Happy Hour (91)
Good for Anniversaries (85)
Bar Seating (83)
Hot Spot (81)
Fit for Foodies (80)
Great for Lunch (80)
Romantic (79)
Comfort Food (70)
People Watching (66)
Neighborhood Gem (65)
Creative Cuisine (64)
Live Music (63)
Cozy (62)
Sunday Lunch (62)
Late-night Find (58)
Great for Brunch (57)
Notable Wine List (56)
Handcrafted Cocktails (55)
Authentic (50)
Worth the Drive (44)
Seasonal (30)
Kid-friendly (29)
Quiet Conversation (28)
Healthy (26)
Great Beer (21)
Local Ingredients (20)
Quick Bite (20)
Tasting Menu (19)
Gluten Free Options (18)
Good Vegetarian Options (17)
Scenic View (12)
Afternoon Coffee (9)
Disabled Access (9)
Live Sports (9)
Organic (7)
Paleo Friendly (7)
Vegan (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Tapas (3)
Spicy (1)
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined 3 hours ago

They gave us a completely different meal than we ordered. Although they fixed the problem, it meant both of us ate alone. No attempt was made to provide any compensation which was disappointing

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·Dined a day ago

Veggies were fresh and delicious. My five year old devoured a side of green beans after her Mac n cheese.
Salmon was great
Créeme brûlée was perfect

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

First time for Brunch, restaurant didn’t have Waffles or Pancakes, but overall it was ok!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Great ambiance. Service was excellent.
The food was fantastic. Cocktails were mixed properly and delicious.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Romantic
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 (San Antonio)·Dined 3 days ago

Wonderful experience. Service was amazing . Food was terrific.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

Hamilton never disappoints. Once you get past the people who have not made reservations, the meal is tasty and the service is timely. Came when they were serving brunch and was able to order crab cakes which were not on the menu. Wonderful. We also visited during the sushi happy hour, so I had to try one of the Hamilton signature rolls - The Blitz. Yum! We also have a milk shake each time we visit. Overall a nice meal!

Tags: Happy Hour, Fun
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

Went for brunch- beautiful venue and nice server but food was not all memorable - the coffee cake, vegetable quiche and Eggs Benedict were all bland.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

A thoughtful collaboration with host, servers and food; everything enjoyable overall.

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined 4 days ago

My boyfriend and I decided to eat here between seeing an art exhibit and going to the loft upstairs to see some live music. We were satisfied with just about everything but the actual food. The beef tartare was very good, as was the mac and cheese, but the miso soup was incredibly salty. I ordered the scallops, which also seemed excessively salty, but the sides were almost nonexistent. My boyfriend ordered the braised lamb with polenta and the entire dish was just bland. The service, drinks, noise level and ambiance were all good and I would be willing to go again but maybe stick to appetizers and lighter fare.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Live Music
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

the atmosphere in the big dining room is spectacular. the ceilings and wordwoor and the art all contribute to a great feel and the service and food make it such a great place to dine.

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Romantic, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Gluten Free Options, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

Our meals were delicious. Unfortunately, the service was terrible. This is a reflection of our particular server and not of The Hamilton as a whole. She never checked on us, it took forever for us to get our orders in, food served, etc. We had a 5:15 reservation and 7:30 theater plans. Due to our server, we did not have enough time to order coffee/dessert at the end of the meal, which was disappointing. We also noticed several occasions where she was rude to other servers and even a manager, which made us uncomfortable.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Romantic, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

The service was very good and the food plentiful. We shall visit the Hamilton again next time we are in DC.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

The food was ok but nothing memorable. I've been, don't need to go back.

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·Dined 5 days ago

I had previously had brunch here with my teen and enjoyed it, so thought it was worth trying for a business lunch with a client from out-of-town. Food was very good, service attentive but not intrusive, and the setting is lovely.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Very large venue in a space formerly occupied by Garfinckel's Department Store. Service was great; we were "catching up" with each other and our waitress graciously came back three times before we were ready to order. Nice ambience, good food, central downtown location.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 16, 2018

excellent food, a choice of hard ciders and outstanding service

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We were looking for a historic restaurant to take friends visiting from Italy and Australia and The Hamilton fit the bill perfectly. The Hamilton is part of the Clyde’s Restaurant Group, and it is very close to the White House. We were blown away with the stunning décor – high ceilings – Audubon bird theme throughout - lots of mahogany woodwork – art nouveau chandeliers - several bars – dining rooms – even private booths with doors. They also offer a live music area downstairs. We were there on Sunday, so we had the Brunch Menu to choose from – the prices were very reasonable. Tameeka, our server, was friendly and attentive. We were seated in the rear dining room and were surprised at how quiet it was for as large as the room was. We were able to have good conversations. We enjoyed Pecan Scones, Beef Chili, Salmon Chowder, Classic Eggs Benedict, Mezze Platter, Oyster Po Boy, and a Cheeseburger. The six of us were thrilled with our choices – the food was freshly prepared and beautifully presented. Reservations are a must here.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Casual, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

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

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·Dined on January 14, 2018

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 on January 14, 2018

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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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

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 on January 13, 2018

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 on January 13, 2018

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 on January 13, 2018

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 on January 12, 2018

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 on January 11, 2018

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 on January 10, 2018

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 on January 9, 2018

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 on January 9, 2018

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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vip
 (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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vip
 (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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vip
 (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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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Not sure what was happening in the kitchen WRT plating, but my meal - for which I had substituted a side - and my husband's - which was lacking the normal condiments for sushi - were not accurate and mine had to be sent back to get the right side. Otherwise, the food was good as was the service. Surprisingly busy for an early Sunday dinnertime.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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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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vip
 (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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