Old Ebbitt Grill

Old Ebbitt Grill

American Restaurant, Seafood Restaurant, and Breakfast Spot
675 15th St NW (at G St NW), Washington, D.C. 20005, United States
Hours:
Closed until 8:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 7:30 AM–2:00 AM
  • Fri
    • 7:30 AM–3:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 8:30 AM–3:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 8:30 AM–2:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
Free
Outdoor Seating:
No

Oldest dining saloon in DC. Across from White House. American Fare. Largest selection of oysters in DC. Open daily-breakfast, lunch, dinner, late-night.

9.2/10

Based on 1,186 votes

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    Ryan T.
    Trout parmesan is exquisite, as is their fresh oyster selection.(9 Tips)
    Caitlin R.
    If you're here for brunch, the Eggs Chesapeake are on point.(8 Tips)
    Jannica R.
    Plan to get the Orca Platter Special!(7 Tips)
    Roll C.
    Homemade chowder and half price oysters and crab claws before 6pm!(7 Tips)
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  • cocktails
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  • Cecelia T.

    Nothing is good here.mussel is not fresh.crabcake so so.dont come

    Cecelia Tey · 2 days ago
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  • Roll C.

    Homemade chowder and half price oysters and crab claws before 6pm! Closeby the White House, frequented by locals too.

    Roll C · 2 weeks ago
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  • Stephanie M.

    Crab cakes

    Stephanie Metzger · 2 weeks ago
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  • Kevin Z.

    After 3pm get the Orca Platter ! 1/2 off ! Its epic!

    Kevin Zhang · April 23
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  • stepher

    If you're having trouble getting dinner reservations and your schedule allows, try for lunch. We were seated within five minutes on the day of the Easter Egg Roll. Delicious drinks & food.

    stepher · April 21
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  • Paige N.

    Very good food --a great place to bring people from out of town given the history and proximity to sights

    Paige Nicole · April 17
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  • Diego R.

    Great thanksgiving dinner

    Diego Reynoso · April 15
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  • Tricia L.

    Incredible oysters and atmosphere.

    Tricia Lall · April 4
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  • Pauline

    1/2 off oysters after 11pm!

    Pauline · April 1
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  • Jason M.

    The quintessential DC restaurant. They have great food and a very historic beautiful restaurant.

    Jason Monstrola · April 1
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  • Joshua C.

    Tal, the bartender is the most amazing thing in this place. The food is also amazing.

    Joshua Christensen · March 30
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  • Jon H.

    Excellent wings, solid burgers, average steak frites.

    Jon Hoffman · March 28
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  • John W.

    Great seafood

    John Washburn · March 25
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  • Joan P.

    a DC classic but food was nothing special. the crab cake benedict is your best bet.

    Joan Park · March 23
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  • Marcelo V.

    The eggs benedict are great!

    Marcelo Velloso · March 22
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  • Joe W.

    The quinoa cakes are like vegetarian crab cakes. And they are delicious.

    Joe Winn · March 21
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  • Korinne M J.

    The seafood, the bartenders, and the servers are outstanding!

    Korinne M Jackman · March 16
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  • Florian D.

    Try the Catfish Tacos - Super smoky flavor, freshly made tortillas and delightful toppings! Fantastic! (via @Foodspotting)

    Florian Dedio · March 13
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  • Anar E.

    Oldest pub in DC Since 1856

    Anar Enkhbold · February 27
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  • Nate S.

    Nothing good. Restaurant is way to expensive and the food isn't that good. Staff tries to screw you and take advantage of poor knowledge of the restaurant.

    Nate Sherman · February 16
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  • Christian G.

    Excelente opción, no puedes venir a DC y no visitarlo

    Christian Geier · February 15
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  • Eric A.

    Hungry? The Trout Parmesan is huge…but delicious!

    Eric Andersen · February 12
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  • Steve C.

    Excellent food. Great service. Busy place so expect a bit of a wait.

    Steve Collins · February 6
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  • William M.

    Best oysters!

    William McBroom · February 4
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  • Eric A.

    Don't miss the oysters…solid selection, and served with all the right accoutrements!

    Eric Andersen · January 27
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  • Richard R.

    Food is always amazing. Have brunch and enjoy a piece of history. Someone very important once sat where you are sitting. Lucky you. Old Ebbitt Grill is Washington DC.

    Richard Revilla · January 24
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  • Roy N.

    Oysters and ambiance

    Roy Nada · January 18
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  • Luca P.

    Tasted a very beer, this one from Boston - take a seat on the bar and see who is sitting next to you

    Luca Pascotto · January 17
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  • Ken C.

    One of my personal favorites for dinner in DC. Everything here that I've tried is good. Never a bad meal.

    Ken Camp · January 11
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  • Leanne J.

    Get the creme brûlée! It's divine- much better than the chocolate cake

    Leanne Just · January 5
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  • Ekaterina N.

    Atmosphere and bar food

    Ekaterina N · January 3
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  • Allison K.

    Lunch portions were massive!! Had the oyster shooter, which was definitely different but tasty!

    Allison Kaminski · January 3
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  • John H.

    Great pasta and crab cakes

    John Hill · December 30, 2014
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  • Robert C.

    Mussels, Caesar

    Robert Craven · December 27, 2014
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  • Adrienne M.

    Thank god the kitchen is open late...some of us need serious food past 11pm!

    Adrienne M · December 20, 2014
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  • Alex D.

    I was skeptical, but it's an institution for a reason.

    Alex Dobyan · December 15, 2014
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  • Philip T.

    Great service and seafood. Great for special occasions or business meetings.

    Philip Tam · December 10, 2014
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  • Tyler G.

    Sat us at a table right beside the kitchen door even though there was a good amount of seating available. Oysters were good. They forgot a spoon for the sauce though. Attention to detail is lacking.

    Tyler Galpin · December 6, 2014
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  • Ricky S.

    A good place for breakfast. You can go before work or after hitting the bars. It's open late.

    Ricky Sherrill · December 3, 2014
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  • Claire C.

    Get the crab claws. Lots of them.

    Claire Corbett · November 30, 2014
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  • Peter S.

    Oysters are great and they run a pretty good brunch.

    Peter Spadafore · November 23, 2014
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  • Thomas W.

    Burger is good. Uninspired service. Mass food hall.

    Thomas Witt · November 21, 2014
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  • OMAR M.

    I love burgers but I must settle for fish these days

    OMAR Mukharesh · November 17, 2014
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  • Clau R.

    Great oyster selection!!

    Clau R · November 13, 2014
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  • Amy E.

    Amazing atmosphere.great raw bar.mixed crowd.

    Amy Elliott · November 13, 2014
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  • Steven H.

    Authentic American bar feel, excellent shrimp and cocktails but terrible pasta (swimming in oil on our visit)

    Steven Hassall · November 13, 2014
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  • Christee

    Old city favorite. Try Walter's favorite sandwich!

    Christee · November 11, 2014
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  • Runnin' Donna

    Hooray for oyster happy hour!!

    Runnin' Donna · October 31, 2014
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  • Chris G.

    Cool atmosphere.

    Chris Gibson · October 28, 2014
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  • Сергей Л.

    Приятная атмосфера. Уютные столики с залах с приглушенный светом и столики в светлом зале с фонтаном. Мебель правда уже износилась и столы качаются. Готовят прилично, но разочаровал цезарь без курицы

    Сергей Лесин · October 23, 2014
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