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The Monocle

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Address: 107 D St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5657
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+1 202-546-4488
11:30 - 00:00
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Business lunch

Very interesting restaurant frequented by the political elite in DC, great lunch time food selection and great service

Reviewed 14 June 2015
Ebrahim T
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the ambiance, the superb service, and the food. We went for lunch and took our teen sons. Another reviewer mentioned that the special of the day is the way to go. We had the special of the day (scallops and linguini) and it was to absolutely perfect! We are obvious tourists, but we were treated as well as... More 

Thank Theresa S
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I randomly stumbled across this bar and was so impressed I went back the next night. The bar tender and manager there are so friendly it made you feel you were drinking in their own home! The bartender has great skill in suggesting and making cocktails. Such an awesome place I would happily have my wedding there.

Thank Aussie_elect
washington, dc
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

I have been a few times for business lunches and once for a party. The food is average but over priced for what it is. You may see a Senator in there since it is about as close as you can get to the Senate offices. On my last visit, I had the vegetarian pasta. While it was supposed to... More 

Thank ihatehaggis
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Very interesting restaurant frequented by the political elite in DC, great lunch time food selection and great service

Thank Ebrahim T
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5 reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Our second trip was even better than our first. The wait staff remembered us from last year, and treated us as welcome guests. The food, cocktails, wine selections, service, and overall experience was top rated.

Thank Amy G
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

I have been here numerous times over the years. It is a DC power tradition and you will feel it. The decor, menu, staff are in need of some new energy. Not a bad experience, but not a great one either.

Thank mmm301
London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2012

I chose this as a nice place to go on the last night of my short break to the States and was not disappointed. From the moment we walked in we found the staff were very attentive and efficient. We decided to take our time and never felt hurried. The steak I had was to die for. We had 3... More 

Thank Helen W
Alexandria, Virginia
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Reviewed 27 January 2012

My wife and I have lived in the DC region since 1996, but I ate here for the first time today, as I met a friend for lunch. Once is enough. Eat here if you are a senator, representative, lobbyist, or if you want to be one. Otherwise, the greeter will identify you as someone unimportant and treat you accordingly.... More 


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