Silver - Cathedral Commons

4.4
277 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Brunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Offering an innovative and broad chef-driven menu, healthier options, local craft beers and American cocktails.
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EC
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Very tasty food and very friendly wait staff. Surprisingly crowded around Sunday lunch.

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OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

Good selection of different lunch and brunch food

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KG
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Eggs Benedict could be better. Home fries a bit tasteless.

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RS
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Go there at least once a week. Great neighborhood spot if you want good food, a little noise and people watching. I wish they expanded the menu, I have run out of choices.

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TP
Washington DC
37 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Wonderful and a nice addition to the neighborhood!

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h
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

i left very happy. and so was my guest. thank you!

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

There was a mouse on the floor. Otherwise, everything was perfect!

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KI
Washington DC
160 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

I am in love with the salmon wasabi sliders! I've shared them as an appetizer but also make them my own entrée. Perfect every time!

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LP
New England
1 review
Dined on 10 February 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Absolutely horrible experience!!!!! They are unable to accommodate food allergies after saying they could. Also a huge disconnect between manager, waitstaff and kitchen. Do not go to Silver! Great location so a real shame.

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TD
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on 10 February 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

We went for Sunday brunch. Loved the overall ambiance of Silver. The menu is fairly original, fresh, and healthy, but did not quite meet the very high expectations it set - food was very good, but not superlative. Our server was very attentive (until it came time for the check). I’d definitely give it another try!

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SJ
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is delicious, service was fast and great. My daughter and husband loved the flexitarian option

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k
Washington DC
85 reviews
Dined on 3 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great server. Lots to catch up on and no rush!

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JM
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 1

Really fun fare—especially avocado toast and tuna and quinoa bowl!

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G
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Good food, excellent service, and right in the neighborhood. What more could we ask?

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EE
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Went for brunch! Great food, good service. Definitely worth a trip!

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RS
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was very good and at a very reasonable price. Will definitely go back.

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K
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Silver is a good place to go. Though we’ve not been frequent customers, we’ve eaten there 3 or 4 times and have not been disappointed.

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EB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

The service was very nice but I found the food to be thoroughly mediocre. My avocado toast was more accurately described as cheap guacamole toast and the chocolate egg cream was watery. Underwhelmed.

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W
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Love their take on farm-to-table! I normally order the buffalo huevos rancheros, this time I went with the roasted vegetables huevos rancheros. I was not disappointed at all! A delightful meal as I have come to expect.

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JM
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

The food was standard and not very innovative for the price. Service was slow.

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PB
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Great experience here last Saturday night. Full disclosure---dinner and 1 drink each cost $90.00 for my wife and I, but that is not uncommon here in the metro area. Food comes out fast and hot---great mix of the main entree and vegetables. Server was super friendly. Beer selection was limited, and they were out of one of the listed brands, but that also is not uncommon. The wine was great. Great mix of people at dinner: couples, a few out on dates, a teen birthday group, singles, and people with little kids. It's a full restaurant so moving around is tight and noise levels are moderate when packed. Close proximity to National Cathedral. They validate parking in the Giant garage. Overall, we'd eat there again. Enjoy.

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DT
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Neighborhood place with great food.

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JN
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on 20 January 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Servers were polite, helpful, and friendly. Food was suprisingly good.

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OT
Washington DC
33 reviews
Dined on 14 January 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

A good neighborhood place for lunch or dinner. Need to remind the waitstaff of what you wanted with your order. Some are forgetful.

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D
Washington DC
40 reviews
Dined on 7 January 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Been here before with family. Not a good experience. Figured I'd try again for business lunch. Service was good but food was bland & uninspiring. Had large cobb salad, but was not arranged as a cobb salad. Lettuce looked wilted. Dressing was rather tasteless.

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OT
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on 7 January 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Very good, standard American fare. I loved the lemon chicken piccata. Especially like a 600-calorie menu section

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L
Washington DC
105 reviews
Dined on 6 January 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Kale salad very good but short rib for $24 was small and not very tasty. Service was okay. Setting is great but music is annoying. At 6 on a Sunday seems more like a family restaurant.

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t
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on 6 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 2

The noise level is HIGH beca,use the music is played HIGH. I sat next to the front window and I could feel cool air coming from above. Two of us had omelets and one had a lamb gyro. But the food did not come out for an hour and the omelets were of medium heat. Were they sitting for a while under those heated lights in front of the cooks?

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CD
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Great menu choices. Friendly staff. Great neighborhood spot without being too trendy.

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BV
Washington DC
28 reviews
Dined on 3 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Certain things on the menu are very good - Huevos, burgers, coffee- others just go hum - fries, desserts, meatloaf, steak, pot pie... that said, it’s a lovely looking place and the service is excellent.

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OR
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Silver! Food and service are fantastic! The personnel is very friendly and kind!

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DM
Washington DC
33 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Stopped in on the way to a service at the cathedral. My friend had Scallops which she said were great and I enjoyed my burger. Waited a bit for the waiter but once he got started we had smooth sailing. It’s a bit noisy but overall very good.

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PM
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 18 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

I was in the mood for something different and quite enjoyed the Tuscan Burrata Bowl - my dining companions who tasted it gave a thumbs up. In return, I got to taste the Chicken Pot Pie (deconstructed) which was very good and the Short Ribs, also good. Crème Brûlée with blackberries was a very nice finish to the meal.

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JB
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on 16 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated our friend's birthday over brunch. Our server, Cassandra, was particularly outstanding and made a fuss over him. The food was great, but she's the best!

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h
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

THE WAITRESS WAS SUPERB AS WAS THE HOSTESS-WE WERE IN A JAM AND SHE WENT ABOVE AND BEYOND IN ASSISTING US UBER ACCESS BACK TO THE CATHEDRAL AS IT WAS RAINING CATS AND DOGS ALL DAY--TRULY DELIGHTFUL AND THE COFFEE AND PISTACHIO MOUSE BROWNIE FOR DESSERT WERE DELIC<3

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GA
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Enjoyed the meal here after Messiah performance at National Cathedral. Its a pretty quick walk (even in the cold) from there. It was a nice place to go after the performance and its great they they donate 10% of the meal to the cathedral. The food is good, nicely presented and the service (Gregory) was outstanding. I had the chicken pot pie and the tomato basil soup -both of which were very good and not salted to death. All pluses except of course for the totally useless background music. Any conversation was with raised voice. Not as bad as other places but unnecessary. Will return.

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PG
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 9 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Tables are too close together, so hard to have a private conversation.

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M
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I was there on a Friday night late. They had their late night menu out but I had looked at dinner menu online and had my mind set on chicken pot pie, which is not on late night menu. They were nice enough to cook one for me. It was good and they used big chunks of white chicken, I did add salt and pepper as I thought it was a little bland. Nice texture and variety of vegetables . Thought 19.00 was expensive for pot pie though.
Good service.

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EC
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food is very tasty and the wait staff is always friendly and helpful

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l
Washington DC
32 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

My first visit and overall a very good experience. We were short on time pre-performance. Our server was great! Made sure we got our food on time. Pickle brined chix sandwich was great. Like a fried pickle with chicken, but it was only chicken. :) Very moist, well cooked and tasty. A bit noisy but overall very good experience. Will be back.

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