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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

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (155)
Special Occasion (140)
Pre/post Theatre (112)
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Good for Groups (109)
Casual (102)
Good for Birthdays (99)
Business Meals (98)
Fun (88)
Vibrant Bar Scene (86)
Happy Hour (82)
Great for Lunch (82)
Good for Anniversaries (76)
Bar Seating (75)
Fit for Foodies (74)
Comfort Food (71)
Hot Spot (71)
Romantic (71)
Live Music (59)
Creative Cuisine (58)
People Watching (57)
Late-night Find (55)
Neighborhood Gem (53)
Great for Brunch (52)
Handcrafted Cocktails (52)
Sunday Lunch (52)
Cozy (50)
Notable Wine List (44)
Authentic (43)
Worth the Drive (36)
Healthy (27)
Kid-friendly (25)
Quiet Conversation (24)
Seasonal (22)
Tasting Menu (19)
Great Beer (18)
Good Vegetarian Options (18)
Local Ingredients (17)
Quick Bite (14)
Scenic View (12)
Disabled Access (11)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Afternoon Coffee (9)
Organic (8)
Live Sports (7)
Afternoon Tea (6)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Vegan (6)
Tapas (4)
Spicy (3)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 18 hours ago

Waiter messed order that then took way too long to arrive. Waiter did not apologize.
Good service recovery from Maitre d’ though that help mitigate experience.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined a day ago

Overall the place is nice. The food was great. You will not be disappointed.

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·Dined 2 days ago

We go here every year before going to see the Nutcracker. This place is amazing! Delicious food, great drinks, amazing atmosphere! Definitely the best restaurant I’ve ever been to. They do not rush you at all. Every time we come here we easily spend at least two hours here. Not outrageously expensive. Great price based on the quality and experience.

Tags: Casual, Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Fun, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Live Music, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Reliably good, every time. Best to have a reservation, which they care for right away. Food delish. Staff helpful, terrific. Terrific for lunch before a Kennedy Center matinee.

Tags: Healthy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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·Dined 2 days ago

Food was delicious. Service was great.

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·Dined 2 days ago

Love this place! Great food, service, and atmosphere!

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 (Miami)·Dined 3 days ago

Top notch burger. Very consistent. Would highly recommend.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Casual, Comfort Food
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 (Detroit)·Dined 3 days ago

We were celebrating two birthday's and I indicated this on our reservation request. We were finally seated 25 minutes after our reservation and were seated in a less than desirable area between two families with young children. The food and service were excellent, but I'm not at all pleased with the lack of attention to our request for a nice table.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 4 days ago

I loved how big it was and that there were different rooms, one had live entertainment! It was really fun to just go. They have many cheese options. The desserts were sooo good!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Tea, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Hot Spot, People Watching, Live Music, Afternoon Coffee, Live Sports, Authentic
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

It was okay. Waiter didn’t communicate to bus person so my friend’s left overs got thrown out instead of put in a box to take home. Waiter did offer to have another dish prepared though. Waiter also brought my other friend another glass of wine that he didn’t order, and we got charged for it. Had mostly good experience.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Our server was Mike and he really gave attention to the kids. We enjoyed the ambiance and festivities, although the restaurant was really busy. They had good organization, with some people bussing, clearing, and refilling drinks, while others got orders and delivered food.

Tags: Special Occasion, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Notable Wine List
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·Dined 4 days ago

Although we had a 6 p.m. reservation, we were not seated until 6:40 p.m. The scene was chaotic. We were told that the reason for the overbooking is that Open Table has no limited on how many reservations it allows for the same time period.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

The fries was extremely hard and had a burnt taste. The waiter asked if everything was okay we told him about the fries, he brought out two new batches it was still hard. The appetizer (wings) was room temperature not hot as usual.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

I have been the Hamilton a few times. It is not the place to go if you are looking for a quiet dining experience but are looking for something a bit livelier. I was really sad that my favorite thing on the menu was gone with nothing similar to replace it. Beer and wine selection is really good. The waiter was friendly. The service was a little slow but it was also pretty busy.

Tags: Casual
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 (Richmond)·Dined 5 days ago

Late lunch for small family group in between sightseeing (I live here). Food mainly great but took off 1 star because shrimp tempura was doused in very spicy sauce - should have asked for it on the side but should not have been doused (really coated) in the first place. A dressing in a few drops and dribbles would be more appropriate for this intense sauce so as to allow palette to also taste shrimp and slaw. That being said, kind waiter offered to replace- but I never never send food back. Atmosphere was perfect and loved the Audubon prints used everywhere, they “went” well with our Natural History Museum trip that afternoon.

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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined 6 days ago

Our boys were visiting from Boston and Pittsburgh so this was a day out to see the Vermeer and Jackson Pollock specials at the National Arts- and a celebratory dinner after. Hamilton was seasonally festive with holiday decorations and glittering wreaths on the picture windows. The wood paneled interior lined with gorgeous murals made for a beautiful ambiance. We were seated in a cozy booth -the staff very courteous. We ordered the miso soup with tofu and shitake -excellent- and the marinated lemongrass salmon, grilled chicken with veggie medley and the steamed bass. I settled for the vegetarian squash dish laced with apple cider and wild rice- and it was quite a feast. We all enjoyed- really!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

We were a big group with many tables and they did a great job trying to get us all in the same area. Food was great and the service was awesome. Very friendly and fast.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 6 days ago

Reasonably priced, pretty good food, and a really wide variety. The place is huge so it's an excellent spot for large parties. We went for an office holiday lunch, so it was extremely busy with other large groups doing the same. But for all of that, service was still pretty good.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 7 days ago

The squid ink pasta in the Bucatini Del Mar was a gooey glop of inseparable paste. It required a knife and fork to pare it down to a reasonable size to eat. Working the utensils around the clam shells in a bowl of broth was a challenge. I would have sent it back, but I was a guest of relatives and didn’t want to spoil the dinner.

On a positive note, the service was excellent. Knowledge, friendly, and attentive.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 7 days ago

Perfect location near Pennsylvania Avenue and The White House. This is a classic contemporary bar and grill, with excellent Japanese food and sake. Service was unusually intelligent, prompt, and thoughtful.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, People Watching, Seasonal
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 10, 2017

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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 (Memphis)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Excellent food and service! Highly recommend for pre-theater dining.

Tags: Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 10, 2017

National Christmas Tree

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 10, 2017

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 on December 10, 2017

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 on December 9, 2017

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 on December 9, 2017

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

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 9, 2017

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 on December 9, 2017

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 on December 9, 2017

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

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 9, 2017

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 on December 9, 2017

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 on December 9, 2017

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 on December 8, 2017

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 on December 8, 2017

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 on December 8, 2017

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 on December 8, 2017

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 on December 7, 2017

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 on December 7, 2017

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 on December 6, 2017

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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