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Capitol Lounge

$$ - $$$American, ,
229 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1107
+1 202-547-2098
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
229 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1107
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We stopped at the restaurant as we were walking through DC looking for a place to eat lunch. Big Mistake!! My wife ordered the cobb salad with crispy chicken and I ordered the southern fried chicken tenders with fries. At first glance one is pleased...More

1  Thank JoeBoxter
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Was walking DC and thought this looked like a nice place to stop for a cold beverage and a snack... Nope. Walk a little further and do better.

Thank Sheila H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We arrived in D.C. on a Sunday in the early evening. The Capitol Lounge had good reviews and was open. Unfortunately it did not meet its reviews. It was nearly empty yet service was very slow. The server was friendly. The slice of pizza was...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 July 2017

LOVE THE ATMOSPHERE. Service was excellent. Sat at the bar and we enjoyed the bartender. Beer selection was good and smoked meats were excellent.

Thank anthonycA8503TV
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Great neighborhood pub! We stopped in for lunch and a drink on our first day in town. Will definitely be back! Good drinks, good food, good service!

Thank DallasDachshundLover
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Apparently if you look under 21 and don't have your passport they don't accept your drivers license. Was amazed at that. Would never recommend to anyone. Walk an extra 60 feet and you'll be in heaven.

Thank Lachlan G
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Buffet was excellent, food variety and quality was great. Service was very good. The gathering was police survivors and supporters. Sponsored by INBev . The door man was quite rude, and his ethnicity obstructed common sense. The establishment took a beating due to his inability...More

Thank Dude2002
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Samuel was an excellent waiter and barkeep. It had a good local feel and atmosphere. The food was good and the beer recommendations were excellent.

Thank rimaSC
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Such a cool local feel. Love the motto: no politics and no miller lite. We had the mozzarella app which was delicious. Great place to go to do as the locals do.

Thank jordynjames
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

So worth the price!!!! Son wanted something more than appetizer this time so we ordered the ribs upon the recommendation of some local patrons at the bar. Amazing flavor! Fell off the bone! The coleslaw was delicious. Not too sweet just enough flavor. Wish there...More

Thank Colette A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1107
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-547-2098
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