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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of four (kids ages 15 and 9) chose this as our ‘fancy’ meal before attending a show at the Kennedy Center. The staff were excellent. There were food options for a variety of palates and dietary needs. Everything we ordered was delicious and...presented beautifully. Save room for dessert.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a great experience compared to high tea at other hotels. It could a be a great view but the chairs block the view. Awkward close seating with other guests, one person covering all the tables, no nut-free options, only a single selection for tea,...etc. Staff was friendly but overall there are so many better options. When we called we were told Valet was free at the hotel so we parked for 1 hour, when we went to pick up the vehicle we were told it was not free and all we received for afternoon tea was $5 off. Showed the attendant the hotels website and he said he did not care what the website said. I was shocked. I told him I was going to call the restaurant and he wanted me to leave immediately. Terrible. I would never recommend this hotel or their valet either.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 25 June 2022

Lovely anniversary dinner to celebrate 25 years. The food was excellent, the service exceptional. Give it a try!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 16 June 2022 via mobile

Nice feel to the place. The Watergate Hotel is a great venue. The drinks and service are top notch, but the food falls short. The duck was beyond tough and their variation of fish and chips overwhelmed the fish with a very heavy amount of...breading which hid the flavor of the fish.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 21 May 2022

Enjoyed the meal and service was great. Loved the interior and vibe. We ate way too much and it was all delicious! Loved the cocktails too!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 10 March 2020

What a great surprise! We stayed at the Watergate Hotel for a quick weekend getaway and booked Kingbird for Saturday night dinner. Can't say enough good things about the food and atmosphere but the highlight of the evening was our fabulous server Jamey. She went...above and beyond, and by the end of evening we felt we had made a new friend in DC. She is a gem!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Management_Team_365, Manager at Kingbird, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2020

Dear James, We can assure you that you made more than just one new friend, but certainly Jaime appreciates the feedback and we thank you for sharing your accolades. On behalf all of us overlooking the Potomac River and the Arlington skyline, the pleasure was...More

Reviewed 3 March 2020

Let me start by saying I'm an avid bruncher, yet I am rarely inspired to write reviews. That being said, I thoroughly enjoyed Brunch at kingbird Restaurant (in the Watergate Hotel). The ambiance, food and service were all great but the cherry on top was...the live entertainment from Dyad Blu. The vocalist Setoria and pianist Antonio James perform R&B and Jazz standards, they even take requests!!! The entire experience was amazing. I'll definitely be back.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Management_Team_365, Other at Kingbird, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2020

Dear Guest, As you discovered, we are fortunate to have some of the best weekend entertainment and we are thrilled to learn that you so enjoyed Dyad Blu and the flavors and service provided in your Kingbird brunch. We will be sure to share your...More

Reviewed 1 March 2020

Fabulous dinner, wonderful atmosphere, great location, awesome service. Abdel was an amazing server and made our evening very memorable. Thanks Kingbird! We'll look forward to the next time.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Management_Team_365, Other at Kingbird, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2020

Dear Naria, We too are already looking forward to your return and in the meantime, we thank you for joining us and for sharing such a marvelous review. We will be sure to share your kind words with Abdel and our culinary team and perhaps...More

Reviewed 26 February 2020

Memorable experience combining the unique design, food, wine, and service. Focused menu with creative options. Nice wines by the glass. Server and all the staff balanced attention with discretion. Pleasant sound level with good background music. Looking forward to returning to enjoy outside dining as...well as the rooftop bar with 360 views.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Management_Team_365, Other at Kingbird, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2020

Dear Miniamo, We too are looking forward to your return and with warmer temperatures and spring flowers already starting to bloom, it looks like patio dining may come early this year! We thank you for taking the time to craft your marvelous review, details of...More

Reviewed 24 February 2020

One of the best meals I've had anywhere (and we have eaten at fine dining places all over the world). Good service by wait staff Jaime and her supporting staff. It's elegant. We selected the fixed price menu which was under $60 each for appetizer,...entre, and dessert.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Management_Team_365, Other at Kingbird, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2020

Dear David, Executive Chef Sebastien Giannini and his culinary team will be thrilled to learn of your feedback and we thank you for taking a moment to share such wonderful accolades of your experience. As Jamie likely shared, our menu changes frequently to feature seasonal...More

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Suzanne K
25 July 2019|
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Response from Travel822004 | Property representative |
Greetings Suzanne Before catching a curtain at The Kennedy Center, begin your evening with a Pre Theater 3-course at Kingbird. Only a 5-minute stroll to The Kennedy Center - relax and enjoy fine dining before a performance... More
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Business casual of course. But! It’s a cool, fabulous, fresh space! Just look your best!
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Kingbird is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4