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Plume at the Jefferson Hotel

1200 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3202
+1 202-448-2300
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“amuse bouche” (22 reviews)
“tasting menu” (29 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1200 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3202
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant must be one of the finest in DC. What an interior ! We loved it. Perfect for location for a date night. Excellent service from a attentive staff. But the food unfortunately was only average. We went for a 3 cource menu, but...More

Thank pej243
Reviewed 6 days ago

For a truly top tier experience. I went with my mother and best friend. The waitstaff was so generous in accommodating my mom (Alzheimer's patient). Every morsel was delicious. Loved the delicate amuse-bouch and the butter selections with the bread. All our apps were great...More

Thank Kathleen R
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This is how a restaurant should be: excellent and refined (but not pretentious) food, a great wine selection with a broad range of options at different price levels, excellent but discrete service (including a very nice and patient sommelier), a noise level that does not...More

Thank GG_fromDC
JeffersonDC, General Manager at Plume at the Jefferson Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear GG_fromDC, Thank you! Your kind words are truly appreciated and I will be sure to share your feedback regarding your recent dining experience with the team. We look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, Sean Mulligan Restaurant Manager smulligan@jeffersondc.com

Reviewed 1 January 2018

A cold December evening found us dining at Plume, in the Jefferson Hotel, for the second time. On our previous visit, it was for a business dinner, with one of my wife’s Government Affairs folk, but this was just a dinner with my wife. We...More

1  Thank The_Loup_Garou
JeffersonDC, Manager at Plume at the Jefferson Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Dear The_Loup_Garou, I was so pleased to read that your December visit to Plume was such a positive one! I will be sure to share your kind words about the food and the team with the rest of the staff and do hope we can...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017

after two visits to plume, my over-all impression is that it's not keeping pace with the terrific and dynamic food scene that's developed here in DC over the past few years. compared to local competitors like minibar, pineapples & pearls, rose's luxury, kinship and a...More

Thank Ross L
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We could not have been more disappointed with our Thanksgiving experience at Plume. My boyfriend and I were unable to be with our families during the holiday and were excited to knock this all-American restaurant off our DC bucket list. Unfortunately, half of the food...More

Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 22 November 2017

…Aldous Huxley’s hallucinogenic drug in ‘Brave New World’ would be enough to get you through a business dinner, but a recent experience at Plume put the event into a brave new category – delicious, well-presented, magnificent service and good company. Though the latter is surely...More

1  Thank Mike H
JeffersonDC, General Manager at Plume at the Jefferson Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Dear Mike H, Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent dinner at Plume. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your meal and will be sure to share your comments with the team. I do hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back in...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Husband and I had an amazing evening at Plume, we went for the Prix Fixe menu which offered a delicious selection, struggled to pick. We where surprised at the portion sizes for a Michelin Star restaurant, but we still squeezed in dessert. Service was also...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Had the tasting menu, and it was great! Wonderful wine list with "hidden gems" that have some good deals for great wines. Service was impeccable. Costs high but not inappropriate for the food, setting and service. Great for a special occasion.

Thank lauderdaletraveler
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We loved our dinner at Plume. We did the Prix Fixe menu and loved our selection, but the amuse bouche and the bread added someone special. For appetizers we had scallops and risotto, both perfectly prepared. I got the lobster for dinner and my husband...More

1  Thank Hillary P
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Christy G
26 March 2016|
Response from JeffersonDC | Property representative |
Hi Christy G., We do not have a strict dress code; typically men wear jackets. If you have further questions, please contact us at 202.448.2300. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$100
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3202
    (M Street NW)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-448-2300
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Jefferson, Washington DC
As the recipient of one star from the prestigious Michelin Guide and the only Forbes five star rated restaurant in Washington, DC, Plume at The Jefferson hotel serves as a discreet and elegant backdrop to the artistry of our award-winning culinary team. Choose a cozy nook or a table by our inviting fireplace as you savor classic dishes crafted using traditional techniques and seasonal fine dining restaurant menus that are inspired by the harvest from Thomas Jefferson's kitchen gardens at Monticello. Plume's wine list spans more than a dozen nationalities and consists of over 1,300 labels, including the country's largest Madeira collection, currently offering one of last bottles of 1720 Madeira in the world. The wine selection consists of over 50 vintages, many of which we believe Jefferson would have enjoyed were he alive today, including a range of labels from his native Virginia.
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