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Penn Quarter Sports Tavern

) #104 of 2,596 Restaurants in Washington DC $$ - $$$ American, ,
639 Indiana Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2906
+1 202-347-6666
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (58 reviews)
“shrimp tacos” (4 reviews)
“tater tots” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
639 Indiana Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2906
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1 - 10 of 278 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Party of six on a Sunday evening. Shrimp Po Boy was excellent as were the shrimp tacos. Nachos and quac was quite tasty. The steak sandwich was OK. It lacked a bit of flavor. Tator tots are good no matter where you get them. Casual...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I were headed to another restaurant when we found this place. The atmosphere is friendly and has quick service. We ate the calamari appetizer, which is spicey but tasty. The Jambalaya and fish and chips were delicious. Everything in DC is pricey...More

Thank Grease63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, friendly service and cold beer! We tried the calamari, burger and guacamole and then came back again the next day for wings, burger and fish and chips! Every item was cooked perfectly and delicious. Perfect place to relax get out of the rain...More

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with a great atmosphere. We ate at the bar, because the place was packed. The bartender was funny, efficient and made two sun-baked tourists feel right at home. Make no mistake, this is more of a sports bar than a fine dining restaurant,...More

Thank Gard J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the midst of all the tourist things to see and restaurants to eat at is the Penn Qtr Sports Tavern. Stopped by several times to grab a quick bite and something to drink. With all the city league rec teams stopping by for drinks...More

Thank Larry J
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

It was hot and mid-afternoon and we decided we couldn't last until dinner and would need something small, as well as some cold beverages, to tide us over. We just walked in and sat down at the bar. The bartender offered us seating upstairs if...More

Thank Trk86
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We walked up after going to the National Archives to find a place to eat. Came across this one. It was hot so we went inside but they did have a lovely outside area. We actually went upstairs. My sons ordered the Grilled Chicken sandwich...More

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We squeezed in, literally, on the 4th of July for lunch after the parade. The service was excellent despite the crush of people that were entering and trying to be seated to dine. Our server never got rattled and never seemed overwhelmed I was impressed....More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Needing a place to eat before riding the Metro back to our station, we walked in here and quickly got a table for our group of five. Service was phenomenal and on point with our needs. We all ordered a variety of foods and each...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 23 June 2017

They were handing out cold water bottles on the corner with the Logo on it so we took one and decided to give it a try. Ate outside under an awning. The food was very good, service was good. I had a taco salad and...More

Thank jillianrene
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 639 Indiana Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2906
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-347-6666
near archives navy metro station
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