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Boat House

) #1,442 of 2,581 Restaurants in Washington DC $$ - $$$ , , American
5441 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20016-2523
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Overview
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good56%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
25 Feb 2017
“Solid dishes in relaxed setting”
14 Nov 2016
“Great casual family restaurant”
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5441 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20016-2523
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

I wouldn't recommend coming here to lose weight, but if you are looking for 'comfort food' in a really pleasant setting, you can't go wrong with this place: the decor is simple, but in its own way, very well done; waiting staff casual, but extremely...More

Thank Moritz73
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We joined our children and grandchild for an early supper. The hamburgers are great. I usually get the Greek grilled chicken salad. My daughter likes their chili. It is moderately priced and has attractive crew flags on the wall from local schools.

Thank amieduvin
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Love this restaurant. It reminds me of many small friendly neighborhood restaurants that you can find in NYC but are rare in DC. Friendly prompt service, generous proportions of very good mostly American style food with a menu that is diversified enough to appeal to...More

Thank murganaws
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

I adore this place: it is local, family run, great food, fun for both families and couples, great service, and such a cool vibe. Amazing burgers and kabobs, and the best Greek salad anywhere. When every other restaurant feels like a soulless chain, the Boat...More

Thank apkam
Reviewed 23 March 2015

A friend and I went for lunch on a Monday.The ambience is nice. The tables are covered in white paper so one can draw if one likes, and the walls have t-shirts from rowing clubs. It is cute and cozy. We were seated promptly and...More

Thank StLawrencelover
Reviewed 14 March 2015

My husband and I have lived in the area for years but did not eat here until last month. And we regret not coming sooner. Regulars hang out at the bar and there is a very pleasant ambience.

Thank MitsyCJ
Reviewed 31 October 2014

We had a great lunch here today. No wait. Seated promptly. Service was good. Food was excellent. I had the traditional Reuben and my fried had the turkey Reuben. We shared. I have to say the gradual Reuben was much better. My opinion. I will...More

Thank HILCHA
Reviewed 19 April 2014

If its not a hamburger you want, forget it! But the burgers are large, sloppy and good!!! No reservations so a wait is inevitable as are noisy kids if you go early.

Thank Sandy C
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Love this place for happy hour. The bartender is the best. It is grub food but good . Apps are half priced as is wine and beer. Can't go wrong.

1  Thank ajk470
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Establishment caters strictly to locals - outsiders do not seem to be "welcome" and are treated as such. That's okay - the regulars are "welcome" to the less than impressive fare. No loss here!

Thank JAB611
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5441 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20016-2523
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
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