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1122 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4314
+1 202-589-0699
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“carpaccio” (26 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1122 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4314
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ate here for dinner a rainy May evening and had a truly exceptional meal. Love the building, love the ambiance, love the food. I had scallops over grits which was an evening special, perhaps the best scallops I've ever had anywhere. The salad I had...More

Thank travelprincess2
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Nothing wowed me. Went alone and was seated in the lonely person's /or romantic couple's table, a 2-top built into the wall. Felt a little on display. Food was not at all remarkable. For the price I would not go back. Service was nice enough.

Thank jdandkdtravel
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The menu is small, but most varied, service is attentive and impeccable, and prices most reasonable for such a fine restaurant. I had LePuy lentil soup as a first course, my husband had the carpaccio: we tasted each other's choice, and all we could say...More

Thank Danielle-DSM
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This was the first time we've had dinner in Corduroy after so many years. The ambiance is still lovely and the noise level low enough to have a conversation. The food is good but not spectacular; the red wine list pretty pricey. Service was good;...More

Thank cedangeles
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Others on TripAdvisor have commented that Corduroy is in the top ten restaurants in DC: it surely is in our top ten! Service is excellent and the ambience tranquil. The food is excellent and reasonably priced. Seafood is very fresh. Good cocktails and beer selection...More

Thank Michel W
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Friends in town on a Friday evening and I was able to snag a last minute reservation at Corduroy. We all agreed that it was a very enjoyable meal -- in food preparation and in service and atmosphere. Service is professional but not stuffy, attentive...More

Thank Louiseee_2
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Six hungry people entered. Six supremely satisfied people left. Everyone ordered a different starter and main. The word of the evening was mmmmmmm; easily spelled, but not so easily achieved. The setting is charming. The service was polished, poised, and friendly. The wine list is...More

Thank LoafJugThouTree
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

You probably haven't heard of Corduroy, but it is one of the best restaurants in DC. French technique with nuances of Japanese ingredients and flavor profiles, truly exceptional cuisine. For starters we had scallop tartare which came with a side of Norikos shiso salad, baby...More

Thank yogifoodi
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I had dinner with 8 of my colleagues tonight and we all agreed that the food could not have been better prepared. Service was just what you want - quiet, fast, respectful, and attentive. Definitely worth going to a second time if in the area.

Thank Globaljoan
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was deeply disappointed in the food served for our event and the service of the staff. Very accessible from Convention Center but a true disappointment after what I had read.

Thank Eugene S
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Hi! I was wondering how they are with children. Well behaved children.
7 April 2015|
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Response from Chrissymahoney | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I had my 12 year old daughter, absolutely no issue. If the children are younger, the place is not deathly quiet so I think as long as the kids are well behaved, it will be fun. And I am a big believer in exposing... More
If I'm putting together a group for dinner and one of our members is vegetarian, are we out of luck at Corduroy? Your menu online doesn't seem to have any vegetarian entrees.
16 February 2015|
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Response from Smartinellicpa | Reviewed this property |
There is no question that this place would accommodate you. Their food is superb and the service outstanding. A true treasure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1122 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4314
    (Ninth Street between L and M Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Mt. Vernon Square/Convention Center
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Mount Vernon Square
  • Neighbourhood: Mount Vernon Square
  • Phone Number: +1 202-589-0699
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