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Le Diplomate

1601 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4306
+1 202-332-3333
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • 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 yesterday via mobile

Impressive wine list that was patiently explained. Great fine French food with lots of options. We focussed on the appetizers and enjoyed everyone we tried. Highly recommended.

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always wanted to try Le Diplomate and finally had a chance last week. I was not disappointed. The food and service were both top notch. This establishment is a well oiled machine. Kudos for management. I will go back next time I am in DC.

Thank James11111S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place was busy but we got a great table fast: we had kids and they well treated. The pastries in the house were delicious!. My order for non diary was initially mixed up but the manager quickly apologized and waived the charges in addition...More

Thank kyomu25
Reviewed 5 days ago

After drinks on Friday evening a friend and I decided to try our luck for a table at Le Diplomate. Hostess said it would be a 45 minute wait but suggested we could try our luck at the bar. After waiting for about 10 minutes...More

Thank edisonw639
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I really enjoyed our dinner at Le Diplomate. In fact we liked it so much we had an early evening light bite and drink there the next day. We had made reservations for dinner a few weeks in advance since we had...More

Thank Siwa08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

True French experience, food is excellent and service is exceptional. The restaurant is beautiful and outdoor patio is next best thing to a Parisian cafe.

Thank twerner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made a reservation 2 weeks in advance. Thankfully I did because the wait time fro people not having a reservation with 45 minutes. This place is humming. The food is very good. The service is great. This is a place to be in Washington...More

1  Thank WGG1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for Happy Hour and found the little difference in prices between the happy hour menu and the regular menu. The happy hour menu did not include special (reduce) prices for beer selections. The food was tasty but was it worth the price. A...More

Thank thomasduyen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere: Early dining experience at 6:00 on a Saturday yet a swirl of activity everywhere with the most energetic and active set of servers, staff and managers I have ever seen. Tables well spaced but noisy as in very. Server Alex was professional, informed, and...More

Thank ArtsyGalBaltimore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We totally loved our dinner experience here. The service was outstanding! There were 3 of us and we had appetizers -- onion soup (loaded with cheese), mushroom tart (large portion for one person), and gazpacho. The bread basket is one of the best parts of...More

Thank shirley0415
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July 11, 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.
March 27, 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
October 26, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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