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POV Roof Terrace

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Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
As featured in 3 Days in Washington DC
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Address: 515 15th Street NW, W Washington DC, Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: +1 202-661-2478
15:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 15:00 - 00:00
Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 03:00

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Go for the view

Get out your wallet, 'cause this is gonna cost you. But, the view is well worth the overpriced drinks. Surprisingly friendly and helpful bartenders after encountering the snooty... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary F
Avon Lake, Ohio
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Seaford, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is one of the best views in DC. You can have drinks and overlook the White House and mall. Drinks are not cheap, and they could use a couple more bartenders, but done let that stop you. The experience is really enjoyable, so buy a few drinks and relax while taking in the sites.

Thank wlk902
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Read about this spot on Trip Advisor and thought I'd check it out before meeting family for dinner elsewhere. Got to the terrace just as the sun was setting - amazing view of the White House and the Washington Monument. I guess I was early - not many others were there to enjoy the view with me - felt like... More 

Thank Christine L
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here the evening of the 17th to get a drink and the service here was lacking. There was no attending to people coming in who wanted a drink. Was sent basically back downstairs from the hostess. So just took a few pictures and left.

Thank jordansbulls
Avon Lake, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get out your wallet, 'cause this is gonna cost you. But, the view is well worth the overpriced drinks. Surprisingly friendly and helpful bartenders after encountering the snooty hostess, who informed us that the minimum tab to sit at a table was $40 per person... what!!!??? So we grabbed a couple drinks & waited for people to leave their bar... More 

Thank Mary F
Ajax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pricier option, but worth the beautiful views! We were able to walk in (a holiday Monday around noon) and get a table overlooking the White House. The service was excellent and our server was very polite and friendly. The food isn't worth the price, but it was decent (you are paying for the views). There is also a bar... More 

Thank KevAmanda
Orchard Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful space for an important celebration! Great view of the White House. Innovative cocktails and top notch service.

Thank Shiley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited Washington and were recommended the POV roof terrace above the W Hotel for a sunset drink. With views over looking the White House, Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial, we were not disappointed, and the sunset was magnificent. We were so impressed we went back for dinner the following evening and the food was a good standard for... More 

Thank Davidjmorris
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for lunch on a Saturday and were given a nice table overlooking the White House. The prawn pizza was excellent and the lamb merguez was pretty decent as well. Service was friendly and the cocktails decent. We paid $95 including service. A decent lunch option, but it seems they have a lot more rules if visiting in the... More 

Thank ishan23
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place has an upscale but casual vibe, at least on Sunday. Food is slightly overpriced, but I suppose the view overlooking the White House is worth the price. We went for a snack, so we shared the burger (22$) and got a glass of sparkly. The service was just okay.. maybe my standards are a bit high, but for... More 

Thank Joey R
Gold Coast
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Booked the White House view with US$200 minimum as a special occasion on our first visit to Washington from Australia, and was disappointed to arrive to dirty plastic blinds obstructing the "view" of sunset and the White House. Of course in the cooler weather conditions the blinds might be necessary but they are not used or mentioned in the advertising... More 

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