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Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
American, Contemporary
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924 25th St NW, The River Inn, Washington DC, DC 20036 (Between "I" & "K")
+1 202-338-8707
08:00 - 11:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 11:00
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We were so pleased to find this very good, small, restaurant around the corner of the place we were renting. They have a full bar that is not over-priced, very friendly greeter and server (Rosana), a menu with meat, seafood, and vegetarian options. That night the special of the night was Wild-caught Icelandic Char. It was absolutely delicious. I wish... More 

Thank Sara D
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We stayed at this hotel so this was nice after a long day site seeing. Food was good but service was a little on the slow side.

Thank Paula W
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the attached hotel and had dinner here the one night. Very nice restaurant, with an easy going feel. The staff are friendly and the food is very good. Enjoyed the meal and our time here.

Thank SherwinTelfer
Huntsville, Alabama
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We enjoyed a very nice breakfast every morning before heading out sightseeing. Ate dinner here on our last night and wished we would have done it earlier in our stay. Dinner was excellent too.

1 Thank ccala2015
South Jersey
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227 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My wife and I had both dinner and breakfast at Dish. At dinner my wife had Squash Soup which she loved as well as a marvelous Beet Salad which she thoroughly enjoyed. The bread served was fresh and tasty. I had Fettuccini with a creamy garlic dressing covered with Mussels and with some rather large shrimp. I was very impressed... More 

Thank ricardomnt
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117 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This small restaurant off the lobby inside the River Inn on a residential street was just what we were in the mood for. Fairly quiet around 7:30 on a Saturday evening with an extremely friendly, efficient staff, the menu was your normal "new American" fare, nothing eclectic. All three of our meals were tasty and perfectly cooked. The restaurant filled... More 

1 Thank Touchbase
Miami, Florida
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Went for a dinner before a show at the Kennedy Center. I really enjoyed the food as each meal was well cooked and presented. The place seems great for a gathering with friends as there are large tables available and a full bar. Having said that, I wish the lighting was a little more subdued as it would have helped... More 

1 Thank ananole
Overland Park, KS
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215 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Nice meal and good service here. The restaurant is small so it can be very loud if crowded. Speaking of which, it does get crowded so a reservation is recommended. We enjoyed the scallops and ahi tuna. Calamari appetizer was good, but wouldn't call it great. Nice wine and beer menu for a small little bistro off the beaten path--staff... More 

Thank weathermankc
Gainesville, Florida
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Walk in and ask for the table you want; the door is tough for waitstaff or bartender to see. Then order a martini or a District Blossom, cocktails are nicely shaken. Crab cakes are great, even for crab cake territory, and the veg side is bright and fresh. The caper, wine, butter sauce was good enough to eat with a... More 

1 Thank flplantdr
Southern IL
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Never found a better restaurant in a hotel. If I lived in DC I would move to this neighborhood just to be near this restaurant.

1 Thank KeyWestFAN

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
American, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 924 25th St NW, The River Inn, Washington DC, DC 20036
    (Between "I" & "K")
  • Public Transportation: 2 blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro Station at 23rd & "I"
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
  • Neighbourhood: Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
  • Phone Number: +1 202-338-8707
  • This restaurant is at The River Inn

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?