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1200 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3202
+1 202-448-2300
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1200 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3202
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for a pre-dinner drink. The bar is very fancy and the cocktails are delicious. It does have a speak easy vibe but with windows. They also give you a nice variety of nuts and olives while you’re at the bar. It’s located...More

Thank Lori_D_Esq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the best Irish Coffee ever! It was piping hot with fresh whipped cream. The bar has old world charm with dark wood and comfortable seating. Slainte!

Thank Cathleen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were on a whirlwind Fall Break visit to DC. Quill was a recommendation for a romantic dinner and it did not disappoint. We didn't realize it was a hotel bar until we arrived at the Jefferson in our Uber. The place...More

1  Thank Bob M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Come for the cocktails as well as the snacks - ham, deviled eggs, oysters. Everything was excellent. It's a quiet place but not at all boring - there is a certain element here. We visit each time we are in DC and I recommend you...More

1  Thank KennethPages
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I was in town on business and stayed nearby. The bar is cozy and comfortable, a good place to go if you are on your own and want to have food and drink at the bar. There were several people there on their own, so...More

1  Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Went in for a quick dinner at the bar after a very long day, and enjoyed a very nice meal. Nice wine and cocktail selection, seasonal menu. I chose the Heirloom Tomato Salad with fresh Burrata, which was delicious, and very large. The Black Bass...More

1  Thank KTMATL
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Quite an elegant venue that has both high tables and low couches to enjoy some cocktails or wine. There's complimentary nuts and olives which add a perfect touch. The rest of the food are perhaps above average. We had bison sliders and salmon tartare for...More

1  Thank Felix L
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Skipped the Michelin star restaurant in the hotel to eat here and it was great.. Rachel our bartender one of the best ever .., tomato burrata salad, crab cakes and NY steak hit the spot... great ambiance, service and bar!

1  Thank Spoek2
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

In a nutshell I would mostly recommend this place as terrific to come for a drink. Ambiance and service is superb. If you are a foodie you will be disappointed. Don’t get me wrong food is very good but not exceptional. The other reviews are...More

Thank abulafia
Reviewed 5 July 2018

When I want romantic, this is my go-to. It is pure elegance, and impeccable service. No aspect of your dining experience will disappoint.

Thank julianne s
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17 October 2018|
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Response from JeffersonDC | Property representative |
Hi samiley, Absolutely! We often have families that dine in Quill. Please be advised that Quill does not accept reservations and we are a first come, first serve lounge/restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you! -The... More
5 March 2015|
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Response from Tigercat1 | Reviewed this property |
There are elevators in the hotel to the 1st floor where the bar is located. If you enter the hotel through the main doors (16th Street), you will have to go up a few steps (maybe like 4-5) to get to the actual bar and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3202
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-448-2300
Quill is Washington, DC’s upscale lounge and cocktail bar. Quill offers an inspired mix of classic and signature cocktails, a dynamic wine list and an elevated bar menu. We invite you to relax and unwind on our patio or enjoy our in-house pianist, Peter Robinson Tuesday through Saturday beginning at 9:00 p.m.
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