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Howard Theatre

620 T St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-5117
+1 202-803-2899
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Howard Theatre Exp. - First and LAST!!!

This was FIRST and LAST experience with The Howard Theatre! If I could give negative stars - this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loaela H
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Lalah Hathaway Concert

The concert was 5 stars! Lalah Hathaway is an awesome and amazing singer! Her band and DJ were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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620 T St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-5117
+1 202-803-2899
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was FIRST and LAST experience with The Howard Theatre! If I could give negative stars - this venue would definitely get a negative star rating. I attended the Layla Hathaway event onn Friday June 9th and the set up for this concert was totally...More

Thank Loaela H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The concert was 5 stars! Lalah Hathaway is an awesome and amazing singer! Her band and DJ were awesome and amazing as well! The bad was Howard Theatre! We paid for assigned seating and a bail and switch happened when we walked in. The assigned...More

Thank whitlowse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place for private event Like DC Cool We Had for IPW 2017. Good music,cold drinks and nice people.

Thank Vlado Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved it! We were there for a private party. Thought it was one of THE best venues we visited in DC. Classic old theater - nicely remodeled with good sound, and lots of comfortable booth seating - even in the balconies. Wish more theaters/investors had...More

Thank ColoradoBeerMan
Reviewed 27 April 2017

To me the food and drinks are way over priced. The drinks are just average but too much. The food came out pretty quick. It wasn't all that hot though. The pizza was ok, pork nachos mediocre, mumbo wings good, but the best thing we...More

Thank Teressa926
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I haven't been here in many years. And once I got there I remembered why. The Staff. The food is ok. But I expected ok food from this venue so that wasn't the surprise. If it weren't for the artist I wanted to see(Toddrick Hall)...More

Thank Consuella Y
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The music was fantastic! But the service was just horrible. We arrived at 12:30 to get good seats for a 1:30 show. We were at our seats by 12:45 and a waiter came over in due course. By 2:15 - we still did not have...More

1  Thank BillPatton
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Howard Theatre was an historical landmark built 1910nto serve black artists and entertainers during the days where blacks had no venues to show their works. At present, At present (since 2012) it is alive and active with shows and performance from various artists. The Theatre...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This review will be only about the food service and the not the concert. We went for the Harlem Gospel Choir Brunch. The Howard Theater is a fine venue for music, but it meal service is truly lacking. There is a $20 minimum for food...More

Thank sptravelers5
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We went too the Freddie Jackson concert and he put on a great show we got there about 7 and it open for guess at 6 for will call. My hubby ordered a drink and i ordered wings so when she brought my hubby drink...More

Thank Gee1227201230
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How was the food and venue? Is it standing only
30 September 2016|
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Response from CorbsinVa | Reviewed this property |
We had a table for the Max Major show. Ate before at the bar/brew pub next door. Venue was nice, not sure if tables are available all the time. Check seating plans. We got a bottle of wine for the show, food looked okay... More
Janey C
I'm planning to see a concert at the Howard Theatre in November, and I'll be walking to the Shaw-Howard metro stop by myself after the show. I don't know anything about the area, but several people have expressed concern that a young woman shouldn't be walking alone there after dark. It looks like the walk from the theater to the metro is only a block and a half, but since I don't know the city very well I figure I How safe is the area? Is it well lit/are there people out and about after dark on a Friday night?
17 September 2015|
Response from MarryingInJAM | Reviewed this property |
I have only been to the theater once and my parking was across the street. I was with my brother and felt safe as there were many people leaving at the same time. There was also a restaurant next door and people were seated... More