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The Monocle

107 D St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5657
+1 202-546-4488
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (18 reviews)
“crab cakes” (14 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
107 D St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5657
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told that this was the place to eat. We got there and it looked closed. The owner opened the door to us so we had a warm place to wait until it was opened for the day. What a place! Not only did...More

Thank Mariana7777
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful table for 10 in the wine room, it was quiet enough to hear everyone and it felt very private and special. We had incredibly delicious food, the specials were fantastic, the steak every bit as good as promised, the service was...More

Thank Shelley P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They fillet mignon was excellent. The vanilla ice cream was excellent also. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Teaman67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is pretty standard. Steaks, crab cake, etc. But, the bread is excellent, and the clientele and service are very interesting. One comes here to see the other diners (Orrin Hatch, the other evening), and perhaps to be seen. The steak is good, though!

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location near Union Station. Had hoped to see some senators and more, but Congress was out. So even at 5:30-6:00, we had the place to ourselves. Sat at the bar and bartender was personable and made some fine drinks. Had crab imperial and calamari...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had spent the day working the Hill and were looking for a delicious dinner. We thought we'd try this out. The waiter began trying to sell us on several courses, but we were tired and just wanted dinner, so he told us about the...More

Thank actranslation
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Truthfully, this was one of the most awkward dinners I have ever eaten. It had nothing to do with the staff or the restaurant. I had heard about the Monocle from a suggestion on the flight in. I had intended to sit at the bar...More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner at the monocle. The Caesar salad and the strip steak were excellent and homemade potatoes au gratin were to die for. My husband tried the halibut special and it melted in our mouths. The wait staff were amazing and even...More

Thank travelynne1
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Very cool place and very good food. Nothing really over the top about it, but solid. I had grilled salmon and a salad. My companion had a pork chop. The pork chop was very good, but I was not in the mood for anything that...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My sister had some time after her business meeting before her train back to NY. We chose the Monocle because it was close to Union Station. Even though neither of us had been there before, it seemed like a good place to have dinner, talk...More

Thank Mary D
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Response from stacrg | Reviewed this property |
We were there at lunch and there was not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 D St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5657
    (First and D Street, NE, Capitol Hill)
  • Public Transportation: Union Station (Red Line)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > National Mall
  • Neighbourhood: National Mall
  • Phone Number: +1 202-546-4488
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