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Hitching Post Restaurant

200 Upshur St NW, Washington DC, DC 20011-4848
+1 202-726-1511
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good50%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (11 reviews)
“jukebox” (3 reviews)
“collards” (3 reviews)
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200 Upshur St NW, Washington DC, DC 20011-4848
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant for lunch after our tour of Lincoln’s cottage across the street. We had the grilled shrimp, collard greens, potato salad and coleslaw. Delicious! The waitress, Gina, was very friendly. The owner, Barry, came by and introduced himself. Excellent southern style...More

Thank Mary Beth C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This tiny restaurant is right across from President Lincoln's Cottage in NW DC. My group visited the Lincoln complex and walked across the street to this converted house. They are mostly open for lunch or dinner. It has steps up to the door, patio seating,...More

1  Thank J D
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We drove by this place and decided to check it out. This is great fried food plain and simple. Some of the reviewers complain about the food being "tasteless", but when you have good meat, freshly fried, with light and crispy breading you don't need...More

1  Thank Stephen H
Patty Q, Manager at Hitching Post Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

I am glad you had a good experience. Thanks for your honest review. I hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed 22 May 2017

A friendly neighborhood restaurant with indoor and patio seating. The food was excellent. Good prices and good service. I wish I had this in my neighborhood at home.

1  Thank E1447ILkellyp
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It's been there forever and who knew. Great did, especially the fried spinach and their cool to order fried chicken. Awesome.

1  Thank Nitin C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I had been meaning to go to this place for a while. It was a girls night out and we wanted to talk and this was the perfect place. The drinks were really good and there were oldies being played on a Jukebox. The waitress...More

1  Thank PeachOlive
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Some years back I told a coworker that I missed southern style food and soul food... she took me here and WOW! Really down home like from Moms... from collards, chicken fried chicken to mac & cheese or just anything - it's gooood! Needless to...More

Thank GastroEclectico
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a hidden gem in the Petworth area. The food is very tasty and at a great price. They make their delicious fried chicken to order, so it does take bout 20-30 to prepare, but it is worth the wait. I have always wanted...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to the Old Soldier's Home for years and all of our trips off site to eat, I have missed this gem. First off the food was just excellent. The prices were fair and the portions were very generous. I had two fillets...More

1  Thank Neal J
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I read reviews stating how good the fried chicken was. I got 2 orders of nice sized wings (6 total) for $12. They had no taste at all, just plain fried chicken. Ordered 2 sides of greens, they tasted just as plain, just canned collard...More

Thank NY N
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6 November 2017|
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Response from Patty Q | Property representative |
Yes, we can, we usually open from 4 PM however if you have a party early we can accommodate you. Please let us know what are your needs so we plan accordingly. Thank you. Ana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Upshur St NW, Washington DC, DC 20011-4848
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-726-1511
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