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“Great Starters!Good Meal”
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Ranked #172 of 3,383 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: US$20 - US$30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: View
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 30th
Transit: Ten minute walk from the Foggy Bottom Metro Station (Orange/Blue lines)
Description: AN ART SPECTACULAR The newly renovated Sequoia Restaurant is filled with contemporary art featuring Hitoshi Kuriyama's neon sign, glass, vacuum tube light installation in the main dining room, Isidro Blasco’s Lincoln Memorial in the lobby, and Arne Quinze's large-scale, site-specific sculpture in the garden as well several smaller art installations. Located on the banks of the Potomac River in Washington, DC, the floor-to-ceiling windows offer magnificent views of the Kennedy Center, Roosevelt Bridge, Roosevelt Island, Key Bridge, and the Virginia skyline. Dine in the main dining room, on the mezzanine, outside on the terrace, or in the private state room and enjoy some of the finest American cuisine in Washington, DC.
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We took my mother here for her 60th birthday all of the appetizers were amazing, very fresh! We loved the lobster guacamole and the cheese platter. The tuna dinner was also delicious. They brought out a special dessert it was very cute!

Thank K V
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

The food is delightful, good portions and many choices. The restaurant is large and elegant. The journey begins with the wonderful wait staff and it just gets better from there. You will be delighted. The menu is mainly seafood, but also carries pizza. This is the place to be.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Ever since they remodeled the Sequoia restaurant and currently, renovating the outdoor setting over looking the Kennedy Center, Potomac River and a hard turn to the right, the "Key Bridge", the interior a bit tricky to find the entrance, you need to enter the restaurant via the beautiful Patriotic fountain that sparkles colorful lights! You can't miss it, take your camera, take a picture and then, you will see the glass door to Sequoia. Walk up the stairs, then--you are entering a magical time with professional, yet, educated servers who are passionate and who will bring you treats that are divine. It is really a seafood place, I saw this tower of seafood for $85.00's, worth every bit and a take home photo of the experience if you remembered your camera. The dinner can go well with a glass of Italian champagne or a glass of New Zealand white wine. I had the snow crabs with Stella beer, happy hour special with pizza presented on a piece of wood (Wood Board), really delicious!!

Have fun and enjoy this life! You don't need to wait for a second chance :).

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The family & I drop by to Sequoia's for dinner last evening. Antonio (Manager) and Doris ( Our Waitress) treated my family like royalty. Our meal was superb. Looking around one notices Sequoia's on a sunny day is the place to be seen and people watch when in the District of Columbia. We will definitely return.

Thank O2654FJmiket
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the view of the Potomac River. Had a fried cod fish sandwich without bread. Was good. Desert was listed as a lemon chiffon cake. could not taste lemon & was a heavy dense cake (vice light as chiffon usually is) - awful.
Service was satisfactory.

Thank RadioWaveRM3
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