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Art and Soul

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown / Chinatown
As featured in DC is For Foodies and 1 other guide
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415 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2001 (D Street NW)
+1 202-393-7777
17:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 14:30
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Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 15:00
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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Partnering with like-minded farmers, artisans, and growers, Capitol Hill’s Art and Soul serves simple, honest food driven by southern roots.

Thank Tracey M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I dined here on Mother's Day evening. So the restaurant had already had a very busy day. Vernon, our server was fantastic!!! He was very knowledgeable about the items on the menu. There was a server or back waiter with him who served us our dessert who was very nice too. Thank you for a memorable dining experience. It was... More 

Thank christraveler172
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We ate at the restaurant in the Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel and had the best server, Vernon. He gave us great tips on the best items on the menu. He was a bit busy but took the time to stop and see how we were doing and engage us in conversation. The food was great and Vernon made the experience... More 

Thank _ptreydte
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for a birthday meal--Vernon (top notch waiter) and the rest of the staff treated us with extraordinary care. Wonderful meal, and even better service. Very glad we came!

Thank Lindsay D
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229 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just checked in to hotel and need lunch, so walked into Art & Soul and they were very friendly and accommodating. Lots of yummy choices on the menu, so hard to pick just one thing. I ended up with one of the salads and it was very good and my husband went the sandwich route. Servers were helpful, but "not... More 

Thank thereKarengoes
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent. We had some apps and they were a variety of delightfulness. But the service from the staff and management was the unique quality of Art and Soul. You feel like an actual individual human being, welcomed by friends, rather than by a friendly staff of stepford-somethings leading you to a table and a glass of water.... More 

Thank Skip S
Long Island, New York
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We opted to sit outside for brunch; it was really tasty and there were some creative choices on the menu in addition to the "regular" fare. Great coffee. The only negative was our service was a little lax. It appeared that they may have been a person short; seating was slow thought there were tables; Food came out quickly but... More 

Thank Kri306
New York City, New York
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92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for Brunch on Sunday. The service was terrible. We had to ask for water as well as for our order to be taken. When I finally received their "eggs benedict", it was lukewarm and quite frankly nothing spectacular.

Thank anouska c
Betty W, Manager at Art and Soul, responded to this review

Hi anouska c, Our goal at Art & Soul is to leave everyone with a positive impression and a great memory. It's disappointing to hear that was not the case here. I will pass along your review to our staff (including the kitchen) and use it as an opportunity to improve our service. Please let me know if you decide... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always stay at the hotel across the street, so I eat there very time I'm in town. I had the Turkey Wrap for lunch and it was delicious. It was no problem getting fruit as a side instead of French Fries; and the beer tasted great on a warm, spring day. I'm certain I'll have many more meals there.

Thank Richard M
Betty W, Manager at Art and Soul, responded to this review

Hello Richard M, Thank you for continuing to choose the team at Art & Soul when you visit DC! I know the food scene in DC is quite large and you have many options so it's wonderful to hear that you take the time out of your stay to enjoy a nice cold beer with us. Come back soon and... More 

Oshawa, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for Breakfast on Sunday while staying at the Liaison Hotel. The service was so bad it turned into brunch. Sat outside on the patio. Took almost an hour to get served a cup of coffee! A little itty bitty cup of coffee cost $4.25. Other people got refills. Not us. It's not like the place was crazy busy either.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$100
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2001
    (D Street NW)
  • Public Transportation: 2 Blocks from Union Station
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-393-7777
Just steps away from the U.S. Capitol, Art and Soul boasts an atmosphere of relaxed elegance and true southern hospitality. The Capitol Hill restaurant offers guests a seasonal and regionally inspired menu highlighting simple, honest food from local farms. The result of this approach is food that is straightforward and pays tribute to chefs Art Smith and Wes Morton’s southern roots and decades of Southern cooking. Chef Wes grew up in the kitchen, and his love for cooking can be traced back to Abeville, La., where every Sunday the family would gather for a lunch of southern food. Art and Soul carries out that tradition of sharing meals and bringing people together around the table.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?