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1905

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U Street Corridor
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1905 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4107 (9th Street NW between T Street NW & U Street NW)
+1 202-332-1905
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17:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 03:00
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here one night. The restaurant is upstairs and it is a hidden gem. It's eclectic. The ambience is warm and inviting. The bartender mixes a great cocktail and his choice in music was excellent (Bossa Nova). The food was outstanding. Absolutely delicious. From the deviled eggs to the risotto. All was wonderful. We will... More 

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Thank Angela C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had been wanting to try 1905 for some time, and finally did. The food was fine, but not fabulous. The best thing we ate was the deviled egg appetizer. 5 halves (nice size), and they were delicious. My husband isn't a huge fan of deviled eggs, but loved these. The tater tots were also very good,... More 

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Thank bluesea182
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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367 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We came here with a party of five ladies and ordered only appetizers because they all sounded so fantastic. They were very large portions and we ended up taking food home with us. the service was good without being interfering. the prices were not too steep and the quality of the food and wine was divine. It is not very... More 

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Thank Live2traveldaworld
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

It was late on a Tuesday so we were there with a few other tables. Don't let the ATM right at the door stop you from trying this place! Dark, mysterious decor! Great service and the food is great. Small and large plates. We had a variety of small plates - beets, kale salad, pork belly, burratta, all good. Reasonably... More 

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Thank Prema S
Rockville, Maryland
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

the roof holds about 20, but its right in the sky, with great views of sunset. Service was a little inconsistent, but the food was excellent and healthy, a little on the expensive side for us.

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Thank Tim F
North Carolina
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our son just moved to DC, and we were looking for a place to eat close to where he lives. Stumbled onto "1905" on the internet and the reviews were good enough to tempt us to try it. Don't be put off by the entrance to the restaurant. It's in an old building, and when you walk in, there is... More 

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Thank anglophile58
Washington, DC
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108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We were looking to try a new place for dinner in the U street corridor. We searched online, and the reviews of 1905 were good. We decided to go by. We would have never known it was there, had we not specifically been searching for it. A door off the street, in a non-descript row house on 9th street off... More 

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Thank acdcusa
Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Very uncomfortable seating and AC not working properly. Two people of a party of 5 did not have space to fit in their feet. The food was very good.

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Thank Carolina H
NYNY, USA
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111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

There is a great restaurant upstairs at 1905 9th Street NW. Walk up a dimly lit staircase leading to a dark wood room with soft lighting. I was feeling like I was in a Speakeasy with a good warm vibe. We made a reservation online easily and got a table for four on a Friday at 7:30pm with ease. The... More 

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Thank berniemcg29
Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Tony runs a well-oiled machine at 1905! I wanted to host 40 colleagues (that turned into 45 last minute) for a private dinner with a pre-selected menu and signature drink, served upon arrival. Tony and team were well-organized and accommodating when the group arrived and the food was AMAZING. Definitely order the crayfish hushpuppies.

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Thank Ashley E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 02:00
Thursday
17:30 - 02:00
Friday
17:30 - 03:00
Saturday
17:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1905 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4107
    (9th Street NW between T Street NW & U Street NW)
  • Public Transportation: Less than 2 blocks from the U Street Metrorail stop, and 4 blocks from the Shaw/Howard Metrorail stop - both on the Green/Yellow lines.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > U Street Corridor
  • Neighbourhood: U Street Corridor
  • Phone Number: +1 202-332-1905

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?