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Dirty Martini DC

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1223 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2601 (Jefferson PL)
+1 202-503-2640
14:00 - 02:00
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Sun 14:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 02:00
Fri 11:30 - 03:00
Sat 14:00 - 03:00
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The weather suddenly changed and we looked for a nice place to get out of the weather. The prices were good, the drinks wonderful, and the food great. The calamari was excellent, the pizza great, the spicy shrimp very tasty, the house Cab was very good, and the appletini martini very good. Wine pours seemed a little small but otherwise... More 

Thank Ralph N
New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Came to celebrate a friends birthday weekend. Food, music and drinks was good. The only two things that made the brunch average was that it was so hard to get to the buffet! It was a really small area for a big restaurant, so all the patrons were literally on top of each other to get food for the buffet... More 

Thank ellephillips
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I was on a Birthday trip to DC and was looking for something fun to do and stumbled across an event on that takes place on Sundays that involves a Drag show and brunch for a reasonable price so I jumped on it! So much entertainment and the food and drinks were awesome! And the best part was that they... More 

Thank Marcia M
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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169 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Office goers unwind before heading home. 30 people on a Thursday evening, so this is popular with the locals. Had to try their eponymous drink. It hit me pretty quickly. Michael's Mule that my wife had was potent. Big pegs. Unlike the drinks, the food during happy hours wasn't particularly satisfying. The prosciutto pizza came without the promised figs and... More 

Thank Avijit R
Brisbane, Australia
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We dropped in for a cocktail after wandering around Washington. It was happy hour, so very cheap, but there's nothing cheap about the cocktail you get, nor the service or fitout if this place. We then had some snacks, also on the happy hour (or 4 hours) menu. We had wings and chicken skewers, very good. Everything was great, nothing... More 

Thank Paul W
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Great specialty drinks at reasonable prices. It was fun to sit outside near the sidewalk in the early evening. We were staying in Dupont Circle, so was an easy walk back a few blocks to the Mariott Courtyard. This a great place to meet up with friends for a specialty martini!

Thank 4mukluks
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We had a couple of visits here. Good cocktails and reasonably priced, especially at Happy Hour. A reasonable choice of food at reasonable prices. Friendly service. Busy place in the evening.

Thank Steven B
Magnolia, Kentucky
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Having a couple of hours before a 7:30 dinner reservation, we stopped here with friends looking for good drinks and a quiet place to talk and catch up. We were pleasantly surprised when we walked in - there were some high top tables that were perfect for the 5 of us to sit and we were told by the waiter... More 

Thank CraigMacie
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Me and my friends came here on a Saturday night for my friends bachelorette party. We called ahead to make reservations and to comfirm how we would pay for the bill. They agreed we can do seperate checks and also split the brides bill with no problem at all.. When we get there. No one has any idea of any... More 

Thank Keisha G
Newcastle upon Tyne
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87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We ordered the signature Dirty Martini for four and when it came it started ok but became more salty as you drank. We couldn't actually finish them. as I was with a cocktail barista we decided they had been made wrongly and gave them the benefit of the doubt. Lovely staff, food and atmosphere. Would go back

Thank magpie_travels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
14:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1223 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2601
    (Jefferson PL)
  • Public Transportation: By bus: L2,42,L4 the Connecticut avenue corridor. By Metro (subway): Red Line Farragut North and Dupont Circle Stops Orange Line Farragut West Stop
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-503-2640

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?