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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 202.552.5000.

Parking Details:
We offer $10 validated self-parking after 5pm and 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, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact our special events team at 202.552.5000.

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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

4.1

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (159)
Special Occasion (136)
Good for Groups (110)
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Pre/post Theatre (109)
Business Meals (104)
Casual (103)
Good for Birthdays (98)
Fun (90)
Happy Hour (86)
Vibrant Bar Scene (86)
Great for Lunch (86)
Good for Anniversaries (76)
Bar Seating (75)
Comfort Food (72)
Romantic (72)
Fit for Foodies (71)
Hot Spot (69)
Creative Cuisine (62)
People Watching (61)
Live Music (58)
Late-night Find (55)
Handcrafted Cocktails (54)
Sunday Lunch (53)
Neighborhood Gem (52)
Great for Brunch (51)
Cozy (47)
Notable Wine List (46)
Authentic (42)
Worth the Drive (38)
Kid-friendly (29)
Healthy (27)
Quiet Conversation (23)
Seasonal (22)
Great Beer (22)
Tasting Menu (19)
Good Vegetarian Options (19)
Local Ingredients (17)
Quick Bite (14)
Scenic View (13)
Disabled Access (11)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Organic (9)
Afternoon Coffee (8)
Live Sports (7)
Paleo Friendly (7)
Vegan (7)
Afternoon Tea (5)
Tapas (4)
Spicy (3)
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

We love the Hamilton! The food was amazing. The atmosphere was fun, festive and beautiful. The service was great.

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

The brunch menu is phenomenal. It is my favorite brunch in all of DC (for food). Drinks are a little pricey, but the boozy shakes are very worth it! I recommend sharing a few entrees so you can taste everything. Do not skip the French toast. It’s my favorite thing on the menu.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 2 days ago

The atmosphere was wonderful and service was outstanding. However, the only menu offered was for breakfast, which was very expensive. There was a small bar and cafe which offered some
other choices. Not many options for this size hotel.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

Great food and great atmosphere but really rough service. I called ahead of time to tell them it was my fiancé’s birthday and that I wanted to order a cake and the server mentioned it to both of us as soon as we sat down. Our food came out before our drinks, our drinks were wrong and the server left dirty plates on the table as we switched courses and even brought my fiancé’s birthday cake out when I was in the bathroom.... Food was fabulous though.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Great service, nice kids menu, quality food, appropriate portions, reasonably priced, allergy friendly.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

The Hamilton never fails. Great food, great prices and great service. I met up there with three friends and we got lucky enough to get one of the booths in the first dining room with a door. It was perfect. It allowed us to hunker down for a marathon catch up. Our server was great and attentive and they let us linger with little bother.

The food was great too.

Only downside was a slight draft, but it couldn't take away from the general awesomeness.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

The service was a bit slow, and some of the dishes arrived cold. We could tell some of our food was just sitting before it was served. We were very disappointed with our experience. The manager apologized and told us that she talked to the kitchen about it. Obviously, that didn’t really salvage the experience.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

Fabulous venue and great food. The service was great too.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

We are always impressed with The Hamilton. It is well worth the drive from northern Virginia.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

My wife and I went here on a date night while in town, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The food and drinks were very good, and reasonably priced. My wife got a boozy milkshake for desert, and it was delicious as well. We'll definitely be back!

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·Dined 4 days ago

The portion sizes were spectacular along with the service. The kitchen staff prepared a great and flavorful sauce. The menu selection was narrow enough to know the restaurant focused on a few dishes but also varied enough to be inviting to all palate types.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Hot Spot, Fun, Healthy, Good for a Date, Great Beer, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

Good food, as usual. Service was slow but that was our server more than a their standard MO. A quality experience overall.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual
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 (Columbus)·Dined 4 days ago

Great food and great atmosphere! Highly recommend

Tags: Fun, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Good for Groups
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 (Richmond)·Dined 4 days ago

Food was not very good and service was terrible. One of the diners in my party said it was the worst hamburger she had ever had. Rib eye steaks were not good quality. My wife's filet was only ok. There was confusion about who our waiter was and we had trouble getting anyone's attention. Reservation was for 4:30 pm as we had a 7:00 pm show at the Warner Theatre. Confusion by the staff nearly made us late for the show. We were not finished at the restaurant until 6:45. When one of the people in my party suggested 4:30 for the reservation I thought that was a bit early but that turned out not to be the case.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

When you go to The Hamilton, you're going to get great service from a knowledgeable and appropriately attentive sever. The food is always outstanding, approachable, and appropriately priced.

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 (Richmond)·Dined 6 days ago

Poor service, wasn't impressed by the food, but the atmosphere was nice. Dress nice as it seemed to help other tables get much better service, 4 MIL guys in jeans and polo shirts didn't get the good service.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

I surprisingly impressed with the food at the Hamilton. Delicious steaks and Asian food. I was especially surprised by the service, I haven’t found too many restaurants in DC with servers that actually care about their job.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

Noise levels at The Hamilton are beyond deafening... the food is overpriced, and several of the dishes ordered were bizarrely prepared: over cooked dried out creamed spinach, a steak with enough bernaise for only several bites. Potato gratin that was covered in a sickly sweet sauce without a trace of cheese or browning. A gooey cake that was a plate of syrupy goo and nothing more, and an apple pie that didn’t resemble anything that any chef would call a pie... The service was excessively interfering but ok, but PLEASE don’t take away plates while others are still eating. Finally, every dish was overpriced. No problem... NOT coming back...

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

We always enjoy eating at the Hamilton while in DC. We actually ate there two evenings while in DC for the week!

Tags: Seasonal, Happy Hour, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

A mixture of amazing food (wedge salad, wings, steaks) and not so great (potatoes au gratin). Beautiful decor, but very crowded. Ask if you want a quiet table, otherwise won’t be able to hear anything.

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·Dined 6 days ago

I have gone twice now before heading to the theatre and it was perfect! The key is to get there early and enjoy a relaxing meal with plenty of time to head down the street to any of the theatres that are just a couple blocks away. The sushi was GREAT. The drinks were even better and I really enjoyed the gingerbread cake as a holiday dessert.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Shreveport)·Dined 7 days ago

Great food, wonderful sushi happy hour, one of my favorites in DC.

Tags: Scenic View, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Romantic, Hot Spot, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 6, 2017

This is one of my favorite places to eat in DC! I would recommend it to anyone!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fun
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·Dined on December 5, 2017

The food is delicious specially the desert. I came here for my girlfriend bday celebration.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Everything I’ve ordered has been prepared with perfection!!! Love this place! Every time I come to DC I go here at least twice.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 5, 2017

The worst dining experience I've had in a long time. I would have given it a 1 star but my wife's crab cake and another diners rigatoni sausage ragu was good. I had the beef tartare and it was the most disgusting beef tartare that I've ever eaten. Tartare is suppose to be small cubes of steak with capers, shallots, dijon mustard, pickled onions, cherry peppers or jalapenos and egg with toast. Instead, I received a raw meatball with no flavor, no egg with pita chips. It was disgusting!

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·Dined on December 5, 2017

All I can say is that I won't eat here again. We were tourists looking for a good local spot for the family. This is not a family friendly restaurant despite being told otherwise. We were seated in a tight space on the other side of the bar where all families with children are obviously seated as not to intrude on the others dining. Unfortunately the space was tight and loud. I ordered two crab cakes for my meal. They came out lukewarm at best and were w/o flavor. I've had great crab cakes before and these were just blah. The accompanying chutney etc. was good though. I do have to state that my husband and children enjoyed their meals. They weren't anything special but weren't "bad". The service was good and the manager did offer to bring another crab cake (I ordered two and they brought a new second one). They did so, but even being hot, the flavor was not there. The crab didn't have a the usual distinct sweetness. It was flavorless. So I can only give this spot 3 stars at best.

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Holiday Celebration

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Don’t use Lodge Cast Iron to serve food that isn’t hot. It’s a joke.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

I have been to The Hamilton a few times before an have always had a good time in the past. However, this time it was a very rough experience. The evening started great with my husband and I getting seated right away and our server stopped by maybe 5 minutes later, though he did seem a bit frazzled. We placed our drink order and my husband ordered a cup of chili. Everything went downhill from there. We waited 25 minutes to get our drinks and they served us one of the soups instead of the chili we ordered. Our waiter never came by our table so we had to grab another server to note the mistake. After correcting the chili order, our waiter didn't ask if we wanted to order dinner and we had to ask him if we could order food. At this point we had been there for 40 minutes and were pressed to make the show we were seeing. When our food finally came out, the portion on the large pasta was incredibly small for the value and it was very plain. The organic chicken was good until I tried to cut into the second piece, which would have required a steak knife to cut through because it was so overdone and dry. Fortunately we asked for the check as soon as our meal was served or we would have been very late to the show. It will be a long time before I consider eating at The Hamilton again and I won't be recommending it anytime soon.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Hamilton for brunch is always a great go-to! The deviled eggs are always a treat, and the pumpkin french toast is delicious. Top it off with the perfect Bloody Mary, and I'm a happy guy!

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Casual, People Watching
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The Hamilton has been one of my favorite restaurant in D.C. since it's doors opened a few years ago. I made reservations for a friend's birthday brunch before we headed to the Warner Theatre for a show. The service was amazing, food was delicious and they managed to give us a semi-private dining space which was absolutely ideal for our brunch. The Hamilton never disappoints and with the Holiday decor up, the restaurant looked even more beautiful than usual. A great place that I highly recommend to anyone looking for a consistent and enjoyable dining experience in the heart of downtown D.C.

Tags: Romantic, People Watching, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 3, 2017

While the Hamilton was recommended to us, as a spot with lively activity we were extremely disappointed in the food.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Really enjoyed everything about this restaurant for a regular Saturday night out in DC .. a very varied menu and energetic vibe makes this restaurant a great spot for dining and drinks!

Tags: Good for a Date, People Watching, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Everything was wonderful except the noise level.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great restaurant, food was delicious, sushi happy hour awesome. Service inattentive and slow but from watching other parties I think it was an anomaly not the norm.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 2, 2017

consistently good service and cocktails. most food very good few times have been but not as consistent as service. still want to try more dishes on menu w/great variety. 👍🏼

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Good for Groups, Live Music, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Hamilton is a guaranteed go-to restaurant when headed downtown. Everyone will find something they like on the menu. The different dining areas each has their own personality.
just super. great job.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Good experience, friendly wait staff, lovely setting, just a little too loud.

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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Disappointing. Until now... Every year we go to dinner at Hamilton's the night before the National Christmas Tree lighting when we get to DC. This time around the service was very poor, slow and not a "great" friendly customer experience. The food definitely not up to what we were use to and our overall mood when we left was disappointed.
Looking for a new place to go to for our yearly trip to DC

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