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Grillfish

1200 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6802
+1 202-331-7310
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (34 reviews)
“mixed grill” (85 reviews)
“seafood” (161 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
1200 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6802
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Reviewed yesterday

I wasn't impressed. Had soft shell crabs. They were past "soft" shell--I literally needed to spit shell pieces out. And they were served with a sauce that was congealing (too much corn starch?). Fish "mixed grill" was o.k.--a nice curry sauce. Wine list was not...More

Thank KenJen3925
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here at lunch time and were pleasantly surprised to find a quiet place to enjoy our lunch! The oysters were fresh and delicious! The crab cake was probably the best I’ve ever had, not to mention their Mango Keylime pie! The decor inside...More

Thank ashleya1903
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were positives and negatives to our recent visit to Grillfish which overall balance out to an average and not very memorable experience. The positives: 1. The space has a nice friendly, modern vibe to it that we liked a lot. 2. The grilled swordfish...More

Thank GoLeafs85
vabrego, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello and thanks for writing a review. We will look into the shore platter to see what we can do it to make it earn the title more appropriately! As for the service, can you tell me when you dined with us and who your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is nicely decorated and the atmosphere was fun. My daughter and I both started off with the seafood chowder - it was very good not too thick or fishy tasting. The only problem I had with the soup was that I did find...More

Thank kimsX7442XV
vabrego, Public Relations Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello and thanks for writing a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us. I am passing on this feedback to our chef to ensure we do not have bones in our chowder, ever. As for the salmon and scallops, do you not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had read great reviews and were excited to try this place. It was easy to make reservations (that should have been my first clue) and it was very close to our hotel (Hyatt Georgetown/West End). The service was not great-I had to get the...More

Thank Sassychemgirl
vabrego, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write a review. I do apologize for the server not being as attentive as they should be. Could you provide details on your visit, like when you dined with us and who your server was? I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The host and server were not very friendly. The food was just okay. Definitely not worth what the charge. I would not go back as there are far better options in DCMore

Thank WorldTraveler50226
vabrego, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thanks for writing a review. I don't like hearing that our staff wasn't friendly as we are in the hospitality industry, which all about being friendly! Can you provide details on your visit, like when you dined with us and who your server...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our waiter was attuned to our needs and the service/timing was excellent. Very good food with a nice variety of seasonal choices.

Thank MarjieCM2012
vabrego, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grillfish is a very good place to head. It is not in the likeliest of spots and with some one way streets to negotiate by car, but it is worth going to. It is also in close walking distance of several hotels like the Georgetown...More

Thank waterandmore
vabrego, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the awesome review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food & drinks, fun presentation...good time had by all. The restaurant itself is well-appointed, with good service, inviting ambiance and a central location in the heart of the City.

Thank Geo H
vabrego, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to dine! Recommended place . Voted one of best place to eat . Just one spur of the moment place just around the corner from Hyatt Place

Thank RenPix
vabrego, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review!

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Betsy P
April 24, 2018|
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February 16, 2018|
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Response from Globe2 | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant where good casual clothes work, e.g., jeans with nice sweater or polo shirt and decent shoes. We found locals having lunch & dinner both during work and after work dressed in suits, dresses, heels, etc... More
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Grillfish
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Response from Gene B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry,,what's the question? Love this place.....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6802
    (M St.)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line -Dupont Circle. 19th street exit, walk down 19th St. to M St., turn right. 2 and a half blocks to the corner of New Hampshire & M St. Blue/Orange Line -Foggy Bottom/GWU. Go left toward Washington Circle. Walk across Washington Circle to New Hampshire Ave. Walk 2 blocks on New Hampshire to the corner of New Hampshire & M St.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-331-7310
  • E-mail
Description
We source the finest, sustainable & local ingredients to create handcrafted food & beverages. Our setting is unmatched and the best casual, neighborhood dining in the West End. The bar is ornately decorated with massive mirrors, large columns and a multitude of glowing candles. These, along with the open kitchen where flames leap from the grill, create a warmth and intimacy in a casual atmosphere.
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