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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 good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (241 reviews)
“steak frites” (140 reviews)
“mushroom tart” (90 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 2 days ago

Such a fun night at Le Dip. We had the pate and escargot for app; truly delicious. I had the trout amandine and it was cooked to perfection a was my husband's veal. Their bread is AMAZING; various kinds. They have a dedicated person who...More

Thank MemphisMarion
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our party of three visited Le Diplomat while on vacation in Washington DC - and what a treat! The ambiance was wonderful, reminding all of us of several lovely little restaurants we ate at when we were in Paris. We had cocktails to start the...More

Thank sheri010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is popular, so don’t come here if you’re looking for a quiet, intimate meal. Despite it being packed we still got great service from our waiter, who was extremely attentive and kept our water glasses full. My Eggs Benedict we’re the best I’ve...More

Thank davemh333
Reviewed 1 week ago

French restaurant in an old laundromat— great decor...old tiled floor and lots of Tour de France bicycle memories! Great mussels and fries, French wines and great food👍

Thank Spencernewsock
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything looks great at Le Diplomate. Service is good, nice decor, full salon, dedicated service. Except the food is anything except french. Had the mushrooms tarte (couldn't eat the crust, so greasy it was) and the scallops as entre (drowning in oil), Nice ingredients wasted...More

Thank DeborahCherrytree
Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancé and I were in town for a few days and Le Diplomate was high on our list of places to go - and I'm glad we went (twice)! As soon as you walk in the tone is set - it's dimly lit but...More

Thank pdebree
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in for a quick bite on a Tuesday night. Seated immediately for the first time ever. Service was good and the food was solid. A nice experience. Would certainly come again.

Thank Jason N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel to DC a lot and this is our fourth time to Le Diplomate. This may have been our best yet. Food was fantastic and the service was much better than previous. Sometimes you get the French waiter syndrome in DC, but not this...More

Thank PacificAndyLa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here a few weeks ago. Nothing was "bad", but nothing was "great". The best part was the oysters that we had for appetizers. The service was friendly, and the valet parking was a plus.

Thank TomR233
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and wife came here for the first time Monday night. From the first moment we walked in, the ambiance and atmosphere was awesome. Great energy and feel in this place. This is what DC is all about. We got the seafood and veggie tray...More

Thank Michael S
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jeannie b
14 October 2017|
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Response from Howard105 | Reviewed this property |
No real dress code. We were on the patio, which was very casual. But we were on our way to a show at Studio Theatre, so we were dressed up.
27 March 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
26 October 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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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