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Le Diplomate

1601 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4306
+1 202-332-3333
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (254 reviews)
“steak frites” (150 reviews)
“mushroom tart” (96 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1601 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4306
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was walking through the neighborhood and I have always wanted to try this place. I have tried some of the STARR restaurants in Philly which were always really good. The place was packed so it was good that I was solo. I was able to...More

Thank Rose R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked Le Diplomate for a Friday night 8 PM reservation - the place had a line out the door! The hostess was not overly welcoming and told us to wait in the bar area while they prepped our table. The bartender and our drinks...More

Thank Meredith S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ok, so I'm a bit of a snob over French food so when I was faced with the crowd on a Friday night I was a bit hesitant. Despite my wait, the food was exceptional and the service was on point and did not feel...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great spot. Waiting for a table at the bar, we had many waiters ask us if they could help us. Where does this happen? Not over the top, just helpful. Got a great table, and a wonderful dinner. The dinner was great! Highly...More

Thank JanetB2993
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not friendly personnel, some food is good, but very salty. Very loud, can’t here a person in front of you

Thank Mariia Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked the environment, professional service and the food. Even just their home-made bread could be a reason to go this restaurant

Thank cemkoc563
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Diplomate far exceeded my expectations, beginning with the delectable bread service with butter. We were a party of five and each of us received meals that left us both satisfied (portion size) and very happy. I had a phenomenal egg dish if a flaky...More

Thank Davida H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food good but reastaurant can be very noisy. Wait people always very helpful and some dishes are too salty.

1  Thank Teresa K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been meaning to try this place every time I go to DC and finally made it! Let me tell you it was worth the wait to get in! The service and food are beyond! The team there is def 5 star all the way...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a party of six relatives and everyone enjoyed their brunch. Everything from eggs, waffles to steaks.

Thank mikel12323
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Questions & Answers
12 July 2018|
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Response from The_Original_NJM | Reviewed this property |
Try calling the restaurant directly ... (202) 332-3333. Our server, Lauren really made our visit special. If she is working I would try to get her to take care of your group.
28 March 2017|
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Response from Jannes G | Reviewed this property |
Same answer as above - a charge per person usually refers to larger parties where the tax is automatically included on the bill
27 October 2016|
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Response from rose4718 | Reviewed this property |
Unsure, perhaps 20?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4306
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-332-3333
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