The Hamilton

4.6
9159 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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EdomA
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined 15 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Aisha and Alex both took care of us and they were so nice, helpful and welcoming! We came for the sushi and were not disappointed! Definitely will be back

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AbbyC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Hamilton was excellent all around. Environment, service, FOOD, price.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was very good but our service was slow. I would still recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Service was very slow. Beer glass was not clean (during a pandemic!). Menu was sparse and food was not cooked to order. Overpriced for what is offered. Parked across the street and was lied to about valet and charges vs. validation. Do not recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Expected more from this place as it came highly recommended. Not a lot of variety, wait staff seemed stressed out, our food was sparse (barely any grits in the grits dish) and was told it wasn’t made from scratch, “it would take too long”.

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AnilaK
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Meeting some friends for lunch my husband forgot his mask and this is the only Reataurant that does not have a disposable mask to offer. Terrible seating fiasco

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just a family brunch

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GiGi
Richmond
11 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Met friends and had a lovely dinner. What a beautiful atmosphere to enjoy good food and good company.

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Lornadoone
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food2service4ambience4

For the prices we paid I was definitely not very happy with the quality of the food and drinks. I felt like I got caught in a tourist trap.

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Aim1357
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing restaurant with great food and great service! Had a rare date night out with another couple and it was a great choice!

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vipBrianC
Washington DC
63 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Meredith our server was fantastic. The manager-busboy Drew provided humble and generous hospitality. The food was excellent. The shared by 4 chocolate bread pudding and gooey cake topped the evening. Highly recommended. Thanks to Meredith for her great spirit and service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Foid was grest. Coffee was terrible. They use a press which is great. But way too many grounds in the coffee cup.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Marlon was excellent!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Hamilton never fails to live up to the hype. Our party of five was seated promptly at the height of the dinner rush. Our service was great, the food even better. Three of our group of five had never dined here before and they continued to rave throughout the entire dinner about how much they loved this place. It continues to be my “go-to” when I need a good meal in DC!

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vipGeegeesc
Washington DC
50 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sushi was delicious. Love this place.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The ambiance is spectacular, except for the noise. The 3 of us were seated between 2 loud business groups.

The hostess should have given us a drink menu, must have been an oversight. Actually, there should be a place for drinks in the menu.

$18.99 is an outrageous price for a glass of wine. I was in a hurry to order, since we didn’t have the menu available before the server arrived.

Courtney was perfectly pleasant.

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AnthonyP
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Solid food and service. Timing of food was poor, we received out entrees within 30 seconds of our appetizer hitting the table. Beyond that, it was a good experience.

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vipFrankD
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This is the building of the former Garfinkels, an old elegant department store in Washington. HENCE Ambience is classy and decorative. Food is outstanding especially the seafood and service is first rate at prices moderate for downtown DC. Outstanding value all around.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful dining experience all around.

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DaveK
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food, reasonably priced for downtown DC. Nice atmosphere!

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BruceJ
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time at The Hamilton. Loved the Edamame and the Sushi, as well as the bottle of Malbec we had. Perfect date!

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KimberlyH
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

A more attentive host and server could have made this a memorable experience. As it was mediocre overall. Sushi was delicious.

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vipmarilync
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Hi

The food and ambience were fantastic.

Only negative was I was at the back near the kitchen. Otherwise great

MM
MyyaM
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, drinks and service were amazing as always. A good brunch spot in a great location.

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Cory
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We originally had reservations for a table in the dining room but decided on the bar instead. So glad that we did, it was an enjoyable evening with good food, good drinks and great service before the Washington Capitals game.

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TFuller
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

District Wings, French Toast and the Gooey Dessert with Ice Cream are all a must.

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BryanL
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Was disappointed that they were missing crab cakes. Service was attentive at first, but after food arrived, it was tough to get attention.

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Rochelle
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always I enjoy My experience when I come into town and dine at The Hamilton. Food cannot get any better and service is always on point. I have dined at some of the best and Hamilton is right up there with those establishments. Thank you for caring enough to put out good food and service.

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Nene
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall3food5service4ambience3

Young lady who sat us had a horrible attitude. Was walking very fast when she seen we had heels on and rolled her eyes when she seen that we got our own chair after coming to a table for 3 with 2 chairs. It was my first time here so I was afraid the remainder of the service was going to be like that. But it wasn’t! My service was good and food was amazing!

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vipPaigeK
Detroit
6 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! Ambiance was great and server was good.

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vipJACKIE
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a perfect evening at the Hamilton. Great appetizer, perfect burgers, terrific service. We will be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great server!

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ABCB
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience4

Horrible service. We were so excited to go there, but had such bad service we would never go back. Super disappointing.

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JoyS
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our group was large and we expected not to be seated together, so we made 5 separate reservations. However, when we arrived, the host was so helpful and he made two tables of 8 and one of 4. And while we were not all "together" we understood the need to spread the load for the waiters and waitresses serving us. The food we different than I expected but everyone raved about what they had. We would certainly go back the next time we have an event in DC.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit to The Hamilton was so great we visited twice. My daughter asked to visit a third time. Accommodated our gluten free requests and even had a GF bun. Sushi happy hour was a bonus!

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and cocktails were great! Beautiful decor as well.

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viprnelliott
Washington DC
51 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Relaxed environment for busy discussion couple with excellent food and service that is attentive but not intrusive.

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vipCapo
Orange County
15 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Our server was gracious but unable to provide timely service. Maybe too many tables? We asked for refill of a beverage 3 times over 45 minutes. Came with the bill. We decided to skip dessert because we had been there for 2 hours and we did not have another 45 minutes. Our reservation started at 6:30. Height of busy. I was there 3 days before at 9pm, very different service from same server. I’ll cine back but much later in the evening.

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Brett
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love the Hamilton! They were very conscientious about my friend's allergy, excellent service and, as always, delicious food.

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PamelaT
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent. It was a delightful evening.

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 9159 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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