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Blue Duck Tavern

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24 & M Streets, Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20037 (24 & M Streets NW)
+1 202-419-6755
Today
17:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Sun - Sat 06:30 - 10:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The first thing I notice about this restaurant was the decor. Instantly welcoming and warm. Typical amazing, friendly, casual and welcoming Hyatt service. This hotel chain really gets service and treating their employees right. It shows at every Hyatt property I visit. Adrienne was no exception to this whatsoever. Our server was incredible. Friendly, warm and everything else that take... More 

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Thank Whooguy
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My relatives and I are from D.C. and NYC, and recently dined at Blue Duck for dinner to see if it was up to the one star awarded to the restaurant by the Michelin Guide. While I would love to tell you the restaurant was worthy of the accolade, unfortunately the meal fell short. While our server was very pleasant... More 

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Thank Romeo1201
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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124 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really excited to eat here because so many people had said such great things. And, honestly, I'm completely willing to admit that my experience may have been a bit of a fluke. But I found it a little underwhelming. I was there for brunch and I had the brussel sprouts with a side of bacon and a bagel... More 

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Thank JCHQ1
Sewickley, PA
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75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This very popular restaurant looks nice, but not extraordinary. In fact, we commented that in appearance it reminded us of a "typical" nice hotel restaurant. Appearances can be deceiving! We are in DC for a quick visit with our adult children, and our daughter made dinner reservations for five of us. Wow! The celery soup, poached pear salad, and cauliflower... More 

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Thank lawmom611
Sydney
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127 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are travelling as a family of five and spent 10 days in NYC prior to coming to Washington. We were guests at the Park Hyatt and ate in the Lounge our first and last nights (1st night by choice, last night as a late dinner booking as the Main Restaurant was Full). Our only mistake was not to eat... More 

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Thank OceanAnt
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All the dishes here were impressive. Try their oysters, brussels sprouts, duck, and grilled mushrooms.

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Thank FoodieTrotter36
New Rochelle, New York
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135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and went here for the first time five years ago after getting engaged so it is our go to restaurant for romantic dining when visiting D.C. The food is delicious no matter what we have ordered and the menu changes fairly often. For our most recent visit, we both had the lobster bisque, an interesting and tasty take... More 

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Thank Donny N
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food and great ambiance, service is fantastic and the restaurant is across the street from the Fairmont where I stayed.

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Thank Johaira J
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eat here for breakfast often - very nice for business, wide menu, quick and helpful service. Great way to start out the day.

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Thank Drew1227
Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came there without reservation. I had to sit in the bar. Tables there are impossible, no room for you legs, so the table is at least 1 foot away from you. The food I had was really good. Oysters as appetizer were small (size 4 I estimate), but you get 6 so a good portion. I had a glass... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 & M Streets, Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20037
    (24 & M Streets NW)
  • Public Transportation: Foggy Bottom Metro Station - Orange and Blue Lines Dupont Circle Metro Station - Red Line
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-419-6755
Description
Blue Duck Tavern, a contemporary neighborhood restaurant, invites its guests to gather and celebrate in good taste with a menu focusing on the freshest ingredients available from local purveyors and artisans. The menu notes every farm where the main ingredient for the dish was raised before its journey to the table. Dishes are genuine, time-honored and traditional -- slow roasting in wood embers, braising, preserving and smoking techniques bring the true flavors of America's great, simple and wholesome foods to the Blue Duck Tavern. The restaurant has an elegant residential feel through the open staff pantry and kitchen, wood-burning oven and the showpiece Molteni range.

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