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Scion Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Dupont Circle
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2100 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1009 (Corner of 21st and P St)
+1 202-833-8899
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place when I was looking for a nice Sunday brunch. I recommend the endless mimosas (in regular or cranberry) or Bloody Mary's. I ended up trying the Chicken and Waffles based on my bartenders' recommendation and they were excellent. The bourbon maple syrup topped the crisp chicken and waffles nicely. Based on the number of people there, it... More 

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Thank Dennis P
Hong Kong, China
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114 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wagyu burgers, chicken and bacon mac and cheese, craft beers; Scion is contemporary American cuisine at its best. 2 blocks from Dupont Circle metro, it was quiet when we went that innocent night before America's historic election, and the food was fantastic. The restaurant's story is too. The scions in question are the daughters of Chinese immigrants who grew up... More 

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Thank Letranger90
Miramar, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked in. Welcomed by super-fast-talking maitre d'. Really good beer selection on draft. Would go back just for that - but the crab burger was excellent too and my son loved his beef burger. There was more on the menu but without my glasses the print was too small!! Don't let that make you think it's for the aged though... More 

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Thank Jonesthepilot
Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is located close to DuPont Circle within walking distance of the hotel, where we stayed. We found the service very attentive. There is a dining area open to the street as well. The interior space is cosy, but we did not feel crowded by adjoining tables. The food was delicious, and reasonably priced for a large busy city.... More 

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Thank jc21451
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice food in a quieter part of town. The menu was full and meal choices varied with something for everyone. We all enjoyed our meals and made a return visit a few days later when we were welcomed back! The staff were extremely attentive and we felt well looked after. Thanks!

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Thank Demented D
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

First of all the design of the restaurant is very simple. Our server was very polite and tried to impress with 75 different beer, but as we ordered some there all weren't available. The food we got: wasabi Cesar salad, arugula salad and champagne risotto were alright but nothing special. So all in all I wouldn't recommend going there for... More 

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Thank Simone B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I needed a brunch place near the Embassy Suites for a leisurely get together with an old friend and, based on online reviews, thought Scion would do nicely. I was disappointed. The service and ambiance were just ok as was the food. If I had been there for any other meal, I probably would have said how I appreciated the... More 

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Thank NoStoppinUs
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Scion was recommended to me by a neighbor. When we arrived there on a Tuesday evening around 5 there was only one other person sitting the bar. We almost turned around and walked out. The interior looked really run down and in need of a make-over. We stayed mainly due to the friendliness of the bartender and the good drinks... More 

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Thank graciecurls
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This was a very friendly and welcoming restaurant. The food was very good at a reasonable (but not cheap) price. Try the Lemon Garlic shrimp/prawn - brilliant!

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Thank Geoff F
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant since we were traveling with our dog. Large selection of crafts beers and food service was quick. We all enjoyed our meals and LOVED the fried pickles. Even our little 3 year old was satisfied.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$37
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2100 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1009
    (Corner of 21st and P St)
  • Public Transportation: Scion Restaurant is 2 blocks west of Dupont Circle Metro. Several bus stops are located nearby.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-833-8899

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