Sequoia

4.6
5718 reviews
$31 to $50
American
After almost 30 years, we are so proud to be one of DC's extraordinary establishments and the Sequoia you know and love. The newly renovated beloved restaurant is located in the Washington Harbour on the Georgetown Waterfront, right along the banks of the Potomac River in Washington, DC. The vast floor-to-ceiling windows offer magnificent views, and our interior design is just as amazing as our surroundings! The entire restaurant is filled with contemporary art featuring Hitoshi Kuriyama's vast neon glass tube light installation along our ceiling and Arne Quinze's grand colorful sculpture called Scarlet in our garden, as well as several other art installations throughout. We also offer incredible options for Private Events & Catering. So please come back to enjoy yourself again and revel in some of the finest cuisine & cocktails DC has to offer!

Support Sequoia during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 5718 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.5
service
4.7
ambience
4.3
value
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Joker
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Sequoia is a good restaurant at an excellent location. I enjoy dining there. The problem this time was that they were not covid ready. There was not enough hand sanitizer or wipes either for guests or employees. They only had a hand sanitizer at the hostess station.

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ToyaT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was fast, waiter was excellent. He was very attentive, prompt, and sociable.

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perfectteb
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was fast, thoughtful, and extremely knowledgeable. our server was personable and extremely accommodating. We enjoyed the crab cakes, calamari, chowder, ribeye steak, and fried rice with shrimp. We also enjoyed the pomegranate mojitos as well. The staff was double masked, reservations were six feet apart, and everyone was careful. Truly a well managed establishment. Perfect place for dinner.

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vipMagnifico
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very safe with temp taken upon arrival table occupancy spaced and servers with masks. Always enjoyed my visits this was no exception with fantastic food service and views!

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Brittnee
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and even better service. Wasn’t able to experience the buffet due to Covid but I still recommend for brunch!

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Gina
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was great. We will definitely be back.

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DarrenB
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my all time favorite places to dine. I have been dining here for probably 10-15 years now. No matter who the management is.....this place is always top notch.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Superbe endroit avec une vue sublime.

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AAAA
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our dining experience was amazing. We absolutely loved our waitress Fon. The services was incredible. The manager I believe was also very helpful in informing us of our whiskey options

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Maya
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing it was truly an awesome experience. I cannot wait to go again and enjoy such great food!

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MichaelR
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing and the menu was well thought out. I would go back to dine at the restaurant

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JacquelineR
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The service was very good. The hostess graciously accommodated our party of 4, recognizing I had made our reservation for a different day, by mistake. The waitress checked in on us often. The food was fairly good, although the Valentine's Day was limited. The ambience is the only thing that really needs fine-tuning. The Sequoia used to be a swank, sophisticated place. Now, it felt like a TGI Fridays, except with contemporary furniture. I recognize that the restaurant is under new management, but it would get more of my business if it brought back the sophistical ambience (including the jazz music).

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LucyR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hostess to wait staff were all extremely friendly. Will definitely go back.

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Ger15Bunn
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful valentine brunch

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Moon
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Service, atmosphere, the waitresses ALL was very amazing. We love this place. But the amount of food we got for $150 was disappointing. It was very little and not good. We come there for all special occasions such as Father’s Day, valentines, and so on . But this last time was not so great

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LeaC
1 review
Dined on 13 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, fantastic service, and fun, inviting atmosphere!

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JoF1
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was Valentine's weekend so there was a special menu. It was okay but not the usual.

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EChex
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect Valentine’s Day dinner. The dinner presentation was exquisite. The recommended wine pairing for the course may need some improvement but loved the entire selection of the courses.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 13 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentine’s Day brunch

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BobS
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice place. friendly staff and great view. Would highly recommend.

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Julie
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 6 February 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great food at a decent price! Beautiful place!

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IrinaC
1 review
Dined on 5 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First of course I must say the view was amazing! The service was outstanding! I had a crab cake sandwich and a salad, it was delicious! The creme brûlée was just an ok, will skip it next time. Overall experience was lovely and I’m looking forward to go back!

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AntoniaC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 3 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great!!! Our server George was awesome!! Thank you for honoring our reservation :)

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 30 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, wonderful server and good ambiance!

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ManuelZ
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

It was good, the food was very good. A little pricey. Service wasn't bad at all but I did not get seated per my request in my reservation. Also, it was a special occasion and also was not acknowledged , which is fine but then don't ask about it diring reservations intakei do think that the furniture is a little cheap looking for a nice fancy restaurant. Look at Blackwall Hitch in Alexandria for reference.

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JessicaB
1 review
Dined on 30 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sequoia's was absolutely amazing. Michelle the Manager ensured my birthday was exceptional. The food, service, and ambiance was stellar. I cannot wait to return!

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Jazmine
1 review
Dined on 28 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the staff was exceptionally courteous!

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antonioG
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

SEQUOIA never fails! I have lived in NYC for the past 10years and I came home to take the woman in the family out for brunch, I'm happy I did! Great service, amazing food, and thoughtful decor and ambiance! I'll definitely return!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

George was a great server, kept out mimosas coming.

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Sofia
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! The food was to die for and the restaurant had such amazing service.

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E7369
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 23 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ceviche was amazing! As was the view! Will definitely return.

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LamarS
1 review
Dined on 17 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A really nice place to go to for a one on one setting or a group.

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LauraS
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sequoia is not a cheap date. But even during COVID-19, it’s well worth the $$$. The food is delicious, the drinks are perfection, the service is on point. They’re handling the covid precautions like champs. We ate dinner outside and were cozy with the warm cocktails and space heaters.

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vipMoeK
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great experience unfortunately due to no dine-in the weather was cold for outside seating and the hear didn't do much, but the food and the service were outstanding. I will definitely go back and when the weather is warmer or when I can dine-in.

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Chicago71
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

We were very pleased with the winter outdoor dining experience at Sequoia. It is truly open air (no "COVID Cabanas" here), so you are exposed to the breeze and any precipitation. Tables are spaced appropriately (6+ feet between seated guests). There are propane heaters between the tables. It was warm enough that afternoon / we dressed warmly enough that we didn't ask to have ours turned on. The staff were all very welcoming and working hard.

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LauriceM
1 review
Dined on 16 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I came to celebrate my friend’s birthday and it was amazing..they gave a nice cake and sparkle for her. It was by the water it was just wonderful would recommend for anyone looking for a good brunch and mimosos with good service

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OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
1 review
Dined on 10 January 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great food and outdoor seating!

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vipLouisa
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on 9 January 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Ate outside in 38 degree weather...managed well with heat lamps.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited Sequoia for my wife birthday on a Saturday for brunch. They were able to create a safe environment outside with space heaters and fire pits. Upon arrival we learned about their contact tracing and really appreciated how serious they were treating the virus. The service and food was phenomenal and I would highly recommend Sequoia!

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Jesse
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great bottomless brunch spot, would definitely come back!

FAQs

Sequoia is rated 4.6 stars by 5718 OpenTable diners.

Sequoia does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://sequoiadc.com.

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 bookings at the moment.

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