Asia Nine Bar and Lounge

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1447 reviews
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$30 and under
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Asian

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Pre/post Theatre
Asia Nine's design draws inspiration from different Asian cultures. Jewel tones and rich woods envelop guests with a warm and exotic atmosphere. Elements of Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian, and Vietnamese including a full service sushi bar, bar & lounge.

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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
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4.2
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3.9
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4.2
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vipJayG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience2

Great food but not very good atmosphere

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Very good food and good service. My go-to Asian Fusion restaurant at Federal Triangle.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience4

The food was okay. 2 of the 3 entrees came out cold when they weren't supposed to. The mochi ice cream was delicious. Service was good. The real reason this place lost 2 stars is because online, it says they have velvet parking. Being out of town, this was something we were looking forward to. The hostess laughed about it when I asked for it saying that haven't had it for a long time. I thought that was absolutely ridiculous. Take it off Open Table if you no longer offer it. Otherwise, average experience.

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vipSpectacular
Washington DC
33 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall2food2service5ambience3

The waitress was perfect, the food not so much. The tempura was tasteless and the Korean barbbq only a bit better. There was a cleanup going on near us with mops and a strong Mr Clean smell.
Even the green tea ice cream was less tasty than in most other places.

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vipTechsan68
Washington DC
157 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

We visited Asia Nine for a quick meal before the theater. The service was quick --we were in and out in less than an hour. I very much enjoy cooked eel, and Asia Nine's version was delicious. Nothing fancy about the restaurant, but it delivered the goods.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The drunken noodles were amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic asian cuisine close to Ford’s theater. Loved it.

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vipJEinDC
Washington DC
143 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We miss dining in. This seems longer ago than 3 months. We miss the staff. The steaming plates. The beverages. We’re so grateful they continued carry out during the pandemic. We long for Asia Nine to reopen, for colleagues and family and friends to join us for great meals inside once again.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Overall, very good. My lobster roll sushi special was excellent --- with lots of substance and great flavor. My partner's mix of different sushi's was average. He said the flavor was "okay" --- slightly bland. Service was decent. My partner's came out 5 to 10 minutes before mine. I could see the server hovering over the sushi folks to push them to get my order done. The restaurant was in a great location. It was noticeably brighter than the last time we were there (new lighting maybe?). All in all, it was a good meal, and I would recommend Asia Nine Bar and Lounge to others.

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vipTameraL
Washington DC
142 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Once again, a reliable good meal with terrific and prompt service. Not exactly premiere cuisine.

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vipPenn701JH
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on 3 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great experience! I like the place always.

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vipanonymous
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great place for happy hour and for dinner after attending events at Ford's Theater. Food is delicious.

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vipDCMD
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Worth it for the food. Service was fine and atmosphere is basic.

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vipTammyM
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food, great menu options and nice atmosphere. Waiter was polite, helpful and very prompt. Good overall for family or date night.

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vipOutstanding
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on 16 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We had a large group (15 people) and they were great at accommodating us. Service was great and they were even able to do separate checks.

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ChristopherR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 11 December 2019
Overall4food2service3ambience4

We had some issues with one of the dishes and nothing was done to really remedy it. The person in my party sent back some sushi that did not taste right and we were still charged for it. That was a bit disappointing, but everything else we ordered was great.

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vipSuzyC
Washington DC
34 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall1food4service2ambience3

I must say that in all my years at dining at Asia Nine (over 10), I was appalled today that they actually asked us to move to the bar, since they needed our table. And, we weren't even there for an hour! We did purchase our lunch AND even drinks. Not like we were nonpaying patrons. Very disappointing, to say the least. I don't know if we'll return. Possibly not. I've never been asked to leave a restaurant before!

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Jimmy
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Away from crowds

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vipSuzyC
Washington DC
35 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Brought a friend, as she is retiring. Food and service was very good.

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vipeatoutoften
Milwaukee
39 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great quality of food. I had the orange chicken and the portion was very generous, large chunks of high quality chicken breast, with a big bowl of rice and nice variety of perfectly cooked fresh vegetables (broccoli, carrotts, pea pods, zucchini, etc.).

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vipSuzyC
Washington DC
35 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Took a friend for her retirement. She had never been to AN, and really enjoyed the food and service.

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vipDelphi
Washington DC
38 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Asia Nine has always had good food, every time we have gone thee. While it is a bit noisier than we might like, the decoration and ambiance is excellent, and we love the food and the service.

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vipPenn701JH
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Overall was great. Just services not friendly. However, its still my favor restaurant.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

I visited the Asia Nine location in Washington, DC with one of my colleagues. We both enjoyed the sushi and soup very much.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
28 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Birthday for a high school student craving to get out of the boring
suburbs and into the exciting city.

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MarthaN
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on 15 October 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent place to have dinner before a show. Lots of menu items for different food palates and quick service.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was good. Would definitely recommend

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Robin
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Great food- excellent value. Happy Hour all night!

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PaulG
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience2

I suppose we should have been clued in by the sparse crowd. We chose Asia Nine because it seemed to have good reviews and, more importantly, it ways close to the E Street Cinema. There were maybe 10 tables occupied, although granted that it was 6 PM. I ordered the drunken noodles with chicken and my wife ordered a beef dish. We intended to share but the beef had a strange flavor that made me question its quality. We frequently go to Asian restaurants and I’ve never tasted anything like that before. We ended up mostly sharing the drunken noodles, which I thought was fine. With so many other options, I doubt we would go back.

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vipDiner1
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on 16 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding! I brought some friends from San Fran and they loved it, too! Will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
7 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

My son had the Salmon and I had the Korean Sizzling Beef. Both were fantastic! Our waitress was attentive and friendly. Overall a fantastic dining experience . . .

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JohnK
Des Moines
10 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Nice happy hour offerings

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williamw
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Food was good I had the drunken noodles

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TeresaB
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Stopped in for a late afternoon break with the family. Ordered a selection of appetizers that did not disappoint. Crisp, light Spring Rolls, flavorful dumplings and wings, and an unusual and flavorful Peking Duck roll. Very nice!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on 16 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a Corporate Team event. Everyone had a Great time. Drinks and food were delicious and the service fantastic.

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vipIsotravelsolo
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall5food3service1ambience3

Waited 40 mins for our food to arrive. Ridiculous!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great. The server was excellent. He told us about the foods and answered all questions we had. The food was great and portions were great too. My fiancé wants to go back so we will.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience2

I ordered Korean beef dish. Very bland and tasteless. Let server know but he just said sorry. They brought main meal of my friend out first and then realized all food should come out together. Drinks very icy and watered down. Small wine glass was filled to about 2 ounces. Considering it was the evening of a concert and the place was empty, should have alerted us that we should have opted for a different venue. Also, very expensive for our experience.

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vipJEinDC
Washington DC
144 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nine of us incl students and vegetarians and the restaurant was great to help us put two rounds together so we had better sight and talking ability. Five of the 9 had been and were delighted to return. New guests were thrilled. We so appreciated the flexibility.

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Asia Nine Bar and Lounge does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar, Postmates and Uber Eats. Asia Nine Bar and Lounge also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 629-4355.

Asia Nine Bar and Lounge is rated 4.2 stars by 1447 OpenTable diners.

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