The Hamilton

4.5
6461 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
DINING: 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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Sushi, Seafood
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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
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Phone number
(202) 787-1000
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Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Zach Smith
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Catering
Please contact our special events team at 202.787.1000 or events@thehamiltondc.com
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Cross Street
F Street NW
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Parking Details
We offer $10 validated self-parking after 4 pm and all day on weekends at the PMI garage located at 1325 G Street between 13th and 14th Streets.
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Public Transit
A short walk from either the McPherson Square or Metro Center station along the Red, Orange and Blue Lines.
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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
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Special Events & Promotions
Please contact our special events team at 202.787.1000 or events@thehamiltondc.com
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 6461 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Always excellent food and service. I was surprised at the size of my lunch entree, fish tacos! So big and was stuffed after them, delicious and healthy too.

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4.0Dined 2 days ago

Brought my tween and teen, and we all loved it. One child has a severe food allergy and I was impressed by the waitstaff and their knowledge of allergens in various dishes.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Went there for Weekend brunch and then returned for dinner the following day. The chicken and biscuits were great!

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

The food was amazing and prepared very quickly. Our server was attentive and patient with my party of 6. The value is great for a brunch in DC!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

This is our favorite place to
Eat when we visit DC ! Our kids love it too!! Great sushi and great cocktails!

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3.0Dined 4 days ago

Good food and good price.. steak came out perfectly medium rare and crusty chewy warm bread was ❤️❤️❤️ but service was slowest I have ever experienced before.
Can’t find our waitress .. empty glasses for good 30 min frustrating.
Had to asked for second basket of bread but took another 15 min after we waited 30 min to find our waitress.
Food took 1 hr to come out.
Extremely dissatisfied with service.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Great yellowtail appetizer. Great dessert...creme brûlée. Very loud though.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Third visit to this establishment on my trips to the capital so that says it all. Pretty space with a good vibe. Good cocktail menu and a lively bar scene. Hamilton's Mule was very good. Maybe a touch sweet so probably one is good for an aperitif. Had the spicy tuna roll for a starter and it was excellent. All in our party were pleased with their entrees. Had the rice bowl and I was not disappointed. An unusual mix that worked very well. Will be back next time in DC.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

The food was delicious. My friend and I both had the filet with mac & cheese. The filet was cooked perfect! I will definitely be back the next time I'm in DC.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Best dinner I've had in a long while. Exceptional service especially for those with food allergies. A must go!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

The service and food was fantastic. I will go back.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Another awesome experience at the Hamilton… Clydes restaurants are typically and consistently very good, and the Hamilton is one of their best. We had a great dinner, awesome martini and cosmopolitan, and excellent service.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

I will always rave about the Hamilton. I visit here for lunch dates with my sister when I get to see her. We love the sushi but have had other items on the menu. The manager was beyond pleasant and accommodating this past visit and I can’t be grateful enough because it’s not something you see often nowadays.

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5.0Dined on 9 August 2018

The fried green tomatoes were a fabulous start . The salmon was excellent, and the hot chicken was a bountiful serving. Outstanding ricotta donuts for dessert.

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1.0Dined on 8 August 2018

Seated in super noisy section. Over cooked most expensive item on menu to tastelessness. Dessert and cheese selection were good, however.

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5.0Dined on 8 August 2018

I chose the Hamilton as part of a themed evening which culminated in seeing the Broadway Tour company of Hamilton at the Kennedy Center. I was absolutely blown away by the experience at the Hamilton restaurant!

The staff was extremely friendly and prompt with providing knowledgeable service. I don’t think our water glasses were ever empty for more than a couple seconds before someone would pop by and refill them for us even though the bottle was there for us to do so if we choose to as well.

Our waitress was very adept at the explaining the specials in a manner that wasn’t overwhelming. The bread and butter plate for the table was delicious, especially considering it’s the simplest thing you’ll receive.

I personally ordered the crab cake dinner which was beyond delectable. It was perfectly cooked and paired well with the fingerling potatoes and corn sides.

My family members ordered a seasonal blackberries & peach salad with chicken, fish & chips, and the rice bowl. All three ate everything provided and reported it was equally as scrumptious as my meal.

The location was fantastic and has ample parking garage options for those driving into the city. It was also an easy drive from there to the Kennedy Center. My husband and I walked from our hotel (remember I mentioned the Hamilton theme? We stayed at the Hamilton hotel about three blocks away) and it was an easy, not crazy walk despite there being plenty of other people around.

Oh, and the venue is actually quite large! I hadn’t realized it encompasses several large rooms and has ample space for even the largest of group dinners.

Overall, I highly recommend the Hamilton to everyone looking to have a fantastic meal in a friendly establishment.

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5.0Dined on 8 August 2018

Absolutely love this place. The food, the ambiance, the sushi happy hour. Zero complaints. And I love the fact that they no longer have straws!

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5.0Dined on 8 August 2018

The meal was excellent with good portions. I made reservations through Open Table and the restaurant nicely accommodated my special request. The waiter was superb - making sure to take care of our needs without ever being intrusive.

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5.0Dined on 8 August 2018

Outstanding dinner and Ray our server was such a pleasure. Everything was cooked perfectly and the taste was fantastic. Definitely a keeper for future DC trips.

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3.0Dined on 7 August 2018

I always make it a point to have dinner at the Hamilton when I’m in DC. The food is off the charts; last night I had the catfish jambalaya and the St. Louis gooey cake and thoroughly enjoyed both. We were very disappointed with our service last night unfortunately. Maybe a staffing issue, maybe an inexperienced server, either way the girl clearly needed a hand and our evening suffered for it.

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3.0Dined on 6 August 2018

There was a significant issue with a dish presented at the table but it was dealt with professionally.

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5.0Dined on 6 August 2018

The steak with the mashed potato was really good and the signiture dissert was awesome

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5.0Dined on 6 August 2018

The Hamilton was an excellent choice for a reunion with a long-time friend. The service was outstanding. No one hurried us along so we had time to talk. The food was great. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on 6 August 2018

Absolutely wonderful, energetic dining establishment. The menu is a bit large and hard to get through but the food is great, the cocktails were fun and the service was on its A-Game.

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5.0Dined on 5 August 2018

This has been our favorite place in DC. The waitress was amazing, friendly and had great recommendations. The thing I LOVE about this restaurant was their kids menu— they actually had real items, not just chicken fingers and bad pizza. Their regular menu was amazing too— I can’t wait to come back and try something else.

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5.0Dined on 5 August 2018

We'd been to the bar a long while ago, and this visit was our first dinner there. Had a great experience, very much in line with all the other wonderful restaurants in the same group. We each enjoyed different starters, entrees and desserts. Food was creative without being fussy (but still some great standards on the menu too), fresh and delicious. Menu had a wide variety which pleased everyone in the group. Will definitely return again.

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5.0Dined on 5 August 2018

A gem, catty corner from the Old Ebbitt and across the street from the Willard Hotel. Stands up well to those established competitors, with a menu that ranges from burger/comfort food to sushi. Relatively new, but feels like it has been there forever. Suits tourists and native Washingtonians alike.

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5.0Dined on 5 August 2018

One of the best experiences in DC.

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4.0Dined on 5 August 2018

I just love The Hamilton. Whether you want sushi or a good burger, the menu will appease everyone! If possible, get one of the private booths 😊

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5.0Dined on 5 August 2018

My wife and I frequently have brunch here.
We enjoy the total atmosphere
Our Sever , Mercedes was very friendly and professional
Manager looked in on us
My wife had a quiche she did so our server, Mercedes had the charge removed from the check.
We’ll be back.

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5.0Dined on 5 August 2018

Each summer my wife and I meet with friends for brunch at The Hamilton. The food is excellent, and the libations are plentiful. We sit in the bar, under the jet.

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2.0Dined on 5 August 2018

Open table put us next to the kitchen and didn’t bring the bottle of champagne I had requested in the notes.

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4.0Dined on 5 August 2018

The octopus appetizer was delicious but a portion was a bit overdone. Our waiter was attentive but too ready to let you know his shortcomings (I don’t know wine and our sommelier left) . The Veal chop and crab cakes were excellent. Lastly, when making the reservations we mentioned it was my birthday. I didn’t expect a freebie but a HB wish would have been nice- like they were paying attention.

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4.0Dined on 4 August 2018

I had a wonderful time! The food was great and priced reasonably. The ambience was very lively but not overbearing. I will definitely be coming back soon!

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5.0Dined on 4 August 2018

It was nice! Food was really good especially Maryland's style crabcake and triple salmon!

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1.0Dined on 4 August 2018

I took over two hours to get our entrees and one and a half hour to get appetizers

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5.0Dined on 4 August 2018

I thought the atmosphere was great and the food was a good value for the surroundings. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on 3 August 2018

Great food and service! Sophia, our server, was helpful and knowledgeable!! Can’t wait to come back to DC and visit again!! 5 Stars!!!

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5.0Dined on 2 August 2018

An excellent menu that will excite your palate, regardless of which dish you get!

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5.0Dined on 31 July 2018

We were treated well and loved being seated in the corner window room. Thanks!

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