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Mount Vernon Square
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1122 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4314 (Ninth Street between L and M Streets)
+1 202-589-0699
17:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Ashburn, Virginia
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really not to happy, the food really had no seasoning,the scallops were lousy . No salt and pepper and the grits were not cooked properly.

Thank barbara1954_13
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134 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As noted by others, one could easily miss this restaurant, but don't! The ambience, service and food were very good. This is exactly the sort of gem that makes TripAdvisor so valuable. So good but so unlikely to find unless given a steer by TripAdvisor members. Thank you for steering me here.

1 Thank Godfrey S
Springfield, Illinois
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813 reviews
522 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the upscale qualities and food here. Very nice decor. We had the beet and goat cheese salad, soft shell crab, scallops and flourless chocolate cake.

1 Thank Clevlander
Longview, Washington
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here during a recent trip to Washington D.C. Had dinner with coworkers. The food was excellent and service was exceptional. Prices were kind of expensive but it was upscale and was a decent value overall. Would recommend for anniversaries or business dinners.

1 Thank DRussel
Boston, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Went there for a business dinner. The dining room was small, but quite enough for a conversation. The food was good, but the wine list better.

1 Thank henry j
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food and service here are consistently good. The dining rooms are small but comfortable and tables are not crowded close together.

1 Thank chjdc
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped by and had the lamb Loin and bread pudding. Both were delicious. Highly recommend the bread pudding.

1 Thank ianst
Brooklyn, New York
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102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Corduroy is competing above its weight class and it shows. Two criteria high on my list are a warm greeting and a smooth finish. My greeting was five stars; my departure might as well have been out the back door. Basically a great meal but disappointing experience. This is a really pleasant townhouse setting with crisp white linen, pale cream... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I was here for a group banquet, so don't know how the price came out. What I can say is it was really top quality meal with great service. I had a corn soup, beef tenderloin, and cheesecake. It was all fantastic! I can unequivocally recommend it. It was a little hard to see on the street, as it has... More 

Thank MarcSantaCruz
Charleston, South Carolina
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very nice dinner while we were visiting in DC. Outstanding service. I had the Big Eye Tuna - great flavor! My wife had the Grouper special - was supposed to be a variant on Spanish Paella, good but not quite expectations. Overall, great experience.

Thank Chris S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1122 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4314
    (Ninth Street between L and M Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Mt. Vernon Square/Convention Center
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Mount Vernon Square
  • Neighbourhood: Mount Vernon Square
  • Phone Number: +1 202-589-0699

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