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2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1906
+1 844-617-1972
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“salmon” (21 reviews)
“madeleines” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1906
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Kingbird
1. Excellent!
"The food was excellent!"
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2. Fantastic Meal
"The food exceeded my expectations"
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3. Outstanding Meal and Service
"Meal outstanding and so was the service"
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I went with my wife for dinner. Food and drinks were amazing. Staff has a great customer service the manager that day was very nice and kind of funny his name was Ramy or something like that

1  Thank Merilania F
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Oh My! My wife and I wanted to take another couple for a special dinner and got reservations here, not knowing or hearing much about it. Best decision ever. The restaurant seems very contemporary and initially we were seated in the middle of the restaurant....More

Thank Masoodclan
Management_Team_365, Manager at Kingbird, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Dear Masoodclan, Greetings to you and yours and thank you all for joining us; it is a treat to read that you so thoroughly enjoyed your dinner and we appreciate your well prepared feedback. We are warmed to know that our endless views created the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

I have eaten at the Kingbird Restaurant twice now. Once just my husband and I...and the second time with a large group of nine of us. I offer that only to say it didn't matter if I was with a small or large table, as...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank jessdelpizzo
Reviewed 3 days ago

We parked at the hotel, had a lovely dinner, then attended our show at the Kennedy Center. The pre-fix theater menu was delicious and served expeditiously. The wait staff was very attentive. The valet parking was much cheaper than the Kennedy Center and the food...More

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Thank lisaeI6934HR
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful food; service and staff were very attentive. We had the salmon and short ribs— both cooked properly and very flavorful. .And so happy about the buzz the hotel and restaurant has brought to our neighborhood.

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Thank Sunsai510
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Truly 5 star restaurant! All staff members were so friendly and welcoming! Bravo to chef, food was delicious. I was at the restaurant with my friend , we ordered mushroom appetizer and lobster roll, so good! From the great food to the attention to the...More

Thank Assemgul A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I recently moved to D.C. so naturally we have been hunting for our favorite, go-to restaurants. After our first visit to Kingbird we knew it was a place we wanted to come back to. The service was great, they had a great...More

Thank kyrador
Management_Team_365, Manager at Kingbird, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear kyrador, Greetings to you and your wife, it’s been a pleasure to have you join us time and again and we thank you for investing the time to share your marvelous review. Our culinary team is always thrilled to receive feedback from our guests...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Kingbird has been open for more than a year so by now they should have any service issues worked out and the staff properly trained. We had a large party who had a 6pm reservation. Unfortunately, this co-incided with the Kennedy Center pre-show rush. Nevertheless,...More

Thank Gearhead85
Management_Team_365, Manager at Kingbird, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Gearhead85, Greetings from Washington and thank you for sharing your review. The experience you have described is certainly not reflective of those we wish to create and on behalf of all of us at the restaurant we extend our sincere apologies for any shortfalls...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there with my friend for the dinner ... what a great place ... cocktail ..wine and the food were amazing .. they Have the most hospitable service I have ever experienced.. their employees were very hospitable .. Marijela , keshar and one of...More

Thank baby_somm
Management_Team_365, Manager at Kingbird, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear baby_somm, Wow! Your gracious comments were a joy to find and we are elated that you and yours had such a enchanting time catching up with endless conversation, accompanied by great food and wine. Your compliments regarding our Kingbird colleagues, in particular, Marijela and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve stayed at the Watergate 4 times now since July and always look forward to breakfast and dinners at Kingbird. My favorites are the avocado toast, paccheri bolognese, and the lamb is excellent. The staff is always very attentive to our needs, especially Maza at...More

Thank frankreali
Management_Team_365, Manager at Kingbird, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Frank, Our Kingbird Family is always expanding and we are delighted to have added you and yours in recent months. Your kind words regarding the culinary talents of our team and the gracious hospitality that is provided by Maza each morning are most appreciated...More

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Questions & Answers
30 November 2016|
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Response from Management_Team_365 | Property representative |
Greetings, It would be a pleasure to welcome you to Kingbird and we thank you for being in touch with your question. As others have shared, we have valet parking available at the restaurant which is offered at $12... More
Carolyn P
11 September 2016|
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Response from Watergate H | Property representative |
Hi Carolyn P. You can find sample menus on our Open Table page. We hope to see you soon at Kingbird Restaurant!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1906
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 844-617-1972
  • E-mail
Our spacious dual-concept restaurant runs nearly half the length of the entire building, and entice guests, residents and visitors alike. A lively place to see and be seen, Kingbird is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner with an energetic bar, contemporary dining room and seasonally inspired plates served throughout the day. This elegant yet relaxed setting features bay windows lined with banquettes and custom Ron Arad-designed Moroso chairs. On the terrace, patrons can share a meal and enjoy the breeze coming off the Potomac. The fine dining room at Kingbird will serve a prix fixe dinner Tuesday through Sunday.
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