We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jake's American Grille

5018 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2023
+1 202-966-5253
Website
Share
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good38%
  • Average27%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
3 weeks ago
“Late lunch while in DC”
4 weeks ago
“Good Shrimp and Grits”
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5018 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2023
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (54)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the DC area for a few hours on a recent trip north. We were hungry and followed directions to a restaurant and got to the address but saw no restaurant. Walking around we found this charm of a place arriving...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For Sunday brunch had an excellent shrimp and cheese grits. This is a very family friendly place so be ready for tables full of kids on the weekend. The restaurant even has a 'play room' set aside with toys. Friendly waitress. Easy parking on the...More

Thank 286solotraveler
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I am surprised with some of the comment here. We live close by and come here every now and then and have always received good service. Lately though we have had some quick bites at the bar. My wife had clam chowder soup and was...More

Thank UE_DC64
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This place is simply not good. The service is awful. They appear to be understaffed. Even when it is not crowded, they cannot give diners menus and cannot take orders or produce a bill in a timely way. The food is simply not good. This...More

Thank BethesdaCCGuy
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I had lunch at Jake's today; it was our first visit and it certainly won't be our last. The food was delicious, the music playlist was chock full of fantastic (but not overplayed) cuts from the 60s, 70s, and 80s, there were...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Five weeks ago, I wrote this review on another Internet site (United Airlines Mileage Plus Dining): "We live two blocks away and go when we want an easy burger despite the fact that the food is mediocre and the consistently poor service is a running...More

Thank hanauerl
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We had the best time at this cute little grill, just outside of Washington DC. It wasn't too crowded, the meal was delicious, and we received excellent, attentive service. Will definitely go back whenever I'm in the area.

2  Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We stopped here around 10pm on a Saturday night to have a drink or two and a quick bite to eat after a long drive to DC. We had to be seated downstairs because the dining room was closed upstairs. The atmosphere was okay but...More

Thank Meaghan H
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I was spending a few days, actually a long weekend with an old college friend who lives in The People's Republic of Takoma Park. We had been in Politics and Prose, the independent bookstore on Connecticut Avenue and saw that the next day, Sunday, Thomas...More

1  Thank twomartinilunch
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I was wondering why there was always a lot of foot traffic into this place. Now I know -- fantastic food. Some are classics while others have a spin to them. Classic fries or truffle fries? Fried mushrooms or crabmeat stuffed ones? I started out...More

Thank mrskiwi72012
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 142 hotels in Washington DC
Days Inn Washington DC / Connecticut Avenue
2,007 reviews
1.02 km away
Embassy Suites by Hilton Chevy Chase Pavilion
1,365 reviews
1.40 km away
Courtyard by Marriott Chevy Chase
391 reviews
1.82 km away
Kimpton Glover Park Hotel
371 reviews
3.57 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Comet Ping Pong
217 reviews
.07 km away
Bread Furst
134 reviews
.95 km away
The Parthenon Restaurant
96 reviews
1.00 km away
Le Chat Noir
191 reviews
1.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Shops at Wisconsin Place
16 reviews
1.57 km away
Avalon Theater
28 reviews
1.23 km away
Politics and Prose
66 reviews
.06 km away
DCPath Transportation Services
29 reviews
1.41 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Jake's American Grille staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5018 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2023
    (Nebraska Avenue NW)
  • Public Transportation: Tenleytown and Van Ness metro stop are within walking distance.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-966-5253
  • E-mail
Description
An American style grille that focuses on fresh seasonal ingredients, craft cocktails and friendly service.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;