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Kennedy Center Rooftop Terrace Restaurant

2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
+1 202-416-8555
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Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good39%
  • Average28%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the cafeteria alternative to the full service restaurant. It is rather high priced but very convenient for persons attending performances at Kennedy Center. I liked the varied choice of dishes at dinner time though service at some stands [I was at the beef-lamb...More

Thank LisandroVoyager
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a disappointment! Visiting DC from out of state and made a reservation to dine here before a performance. We were seated promptly in a large dining room with little ambience. Service was fine, food was not. When I saw the main courses that the...More

Thank Arlene R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner last night at the Rooftop Terrace Restaurant. Our dinners were very good, although expensive. However, the ambiance of the restaurant and the perfect location are outstanding. We had very good, prompt service and had time to relax before the performance.

Thank sundown_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The last time we were here, we were surprised by how good it was. We had expected what we were served this time: Way overpriced four-letter word I cannot use here, complemented by lousy service. Convenient for theater goers? Yes. But so is eating nothing...More

Thank LoafJugThouTree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location! Very good food. Overall value hard to evaluate - pricing is high, very high considering the modest portions, but the location is very hard to beat. Venue is outstanding, but the layout of the restaurant has a cold/industrial feel. Service was fair to...More

Thank Bill J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was it a 5 star meal, not really. Was it conventionally located in the Kennedy Center so it was easy to park, eat then go to the show? Why, yes! Yes it was! The waitress took great care of us. The wine was pretty good....More

Thank phillsea
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Reservation necessary. Probably best place to eat before a Kennedy Center performance. But food is exotic, portions are small, and it is expensive. Yet we keep going back. Incidentally, service is good and some tables have a good view.

Thank Lloyd M
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I love the roof top terrace. It's elegant and convenient. My daughter and I like to eat here before concerts or the theatre. We both had steaks and they were impeccable! Melt in your mouth impeccable! Wait staff is attentive. Options for allergies or dietary...More

Thank NEVenturer
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The Roof Top Terrace experience was excellent! Oscar, our waiter made a point of finding out what time the show was and guided us through a delicious meal accordingly. We both enjoyed the tenderloin with whipped potatoes and spinach. What a tasty meal!

Thank Marcia1435
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I recently attended a performance at the Kennedy Center when I traveled to D.C. I booked the rooftop terrace restaurant in the center because it was convenient and thought it would be special because of the location. I was very disappointed! The restaurant was decorated...More

Thank lindawS3217HA
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Robert D
8 October 2015|
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Response from Nurse_Joanie | Reviewed this property |
No. We were there for dinner and jackets were generally not worn by the younger men in attendance, while older ones did. No requirement!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
    (Virginia Avenue NW)
  • Public Transportation: Foggy Bottom Metro on the Orange & Blue Lines. Kennedy Center provides free shuttle to/from Foggy Bottom Metro.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > National Mall
  • Neighbourhood: National Mall
  • Phone Number: +1 202-416-8555
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