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Tunnicliffs Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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227 7th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-4305
+1 202-544-5680
11:00 - 02:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri 11:00 - 03:00
Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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981 reviews
511 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Celebrating the Chesapeake, you can get Chesapeake eggs benedict, lovely, except just not hot, so might request that in advance because otherwise, a good dish indeed. Nice spot for brunch, good service, good food, pleasant atmosphere.

Thank PlatinumHoney
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160 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Once we were seated by a fairly abrupt hostess the service were superb. The food was nice but nothing to distinguish it and make it memorable. Atmosphere outside was fabulous but of course full and quite crowded because it was such a beautiful.of course we would have appreciated indoors more if it wasn't that we missed out on the good... More 

Thank gulietta
Bradenton, Florida
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550 reviews
405 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The restaurant is located in a very nice part of SE DC area. The food was really good the burger was more than i could handle. The wait staff adequate, not very attentive.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Redding, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I spent a very pleasant evening recently at Tunnicliffs. The tavern was well decorated, the bar well stocked, and the staff well trained. I met Scott behind the bar, and he was a very genial host. My order of fish and chips off the appetizer menu was huge, tasty, and plenty of a meal. The draft beer was wonderful. I... More 

Thank drobathan
Haifa, Israel
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch with my wife and two kids. Place has very tasty burgers and happy hour bears. We all were very happy

Thank Mark S
Trumbull, Connecticut
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

After a morning of DC sightseeing, we ended up at the eastern market. Stepped into the Tavern for a late lunch and were not disappointed. The service was good and the burger and fries were great! Full service bar is available. Both indoor and outdoor dining.

Thank John M
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Friends and I went to Tunnicliffs for Happy Hour. This is my 3rd time visiting this place, and I always leave with a smile. I recommended the place, because of positive experiences with the food and staff. I must admit, I was somewhat nervous pondering if my friends would enjoy, knowing they have different taste. Fortunately, Tunnicliffs has a broad... More 

Thank John P
Wakefield, Rhode Island
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189 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Our family of seven landed in this restaurant after a long day of sightseeing. The food was just what we needed. Burgers were large and juicy...full of flavor. The pasta dishes were also very good, with better=than-average portions. Our apps....Buffalo Wings and Calamari, were also well done. The Brownie with Ice Cream dessert was enjoyed by all. Service was friendly... More 

Thank Jerry S
Upland, CA
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95 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

After a long day of walking and in need of food, we stopped and asked some locals where we could eat. They suggested Tunnicliffs. At first, my eleven year old daughter only saw the dark bar when we opened the door and didn't want to go in, but after finding the dining portion of the tavern it had a nice... More 

Thank mmm10
Lebanon, NJ
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We just got into DC with the kids, it was raining, every place was packed so we settled on Tunnicliffs. We sat down immediately and then waited 15 mins or so for drinks. after that, though, the service was better. My kids ate off the kid's menu which was pretty extensive (even had pb&j!) I had a crab cake sandwich... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 7th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-4305
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-544-5680

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