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Sonoma Restaurant + Wine Bar

223 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1107
+1 202-544-8088
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
223 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1107
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed 5 nights in the historic district of D.C. ate at this awesome restaurant 3 nights. You’ll seldom find a tourist in this hip spot for locals. Must try it out!

Thank 736lorettaf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first experience with Sonoma. We had tickets to the Folger Theatre and got a note from them suggesting Sonoma for a pre-theatre dinner. Since it is just a five minute walk from there to the Folger, we thought this was a good...More

Thank RichardinOhio
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Nice place, great atmosphere for a date or small gathering. Great selection of wine and a nice dessert menu. We didn’t have dinner but the menu items looked great, we will be back.

Thank BeaverInFL
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This was our first visit to Sonoma Restaurant + Wine Bar. Although out of our normal eating areas, we will definitely find reasons to return. We had lunch during restaurant week. Every dish was outstanding, and the "deal" on the recommended house wine (a Cotes...More

Thank realbigbear
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Reasonable prices for select wine at happy hour, and good prices on tasty small plates. The atmosphere upstairs was casual, with couches and comfortable chairs instead of standard tables.

Thank editink
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our Saturday evening dinner! Simply a hamburger? Nope, this one danced on my tongue, tender, awesome texture. Cream of pumpkin soup is a unique round 1.

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner with the server Lindsey last night. She recommended a lovely white for my friend and I and helped us navigate through the charcuterie and cheese. We went ahead with a charcuterie board of manchego & 1 other cheese and the duck...More

Thank Giovanna P
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This place was just down the street from our hotel. The food was really good. For a Wine Bar the selection was a tad limited. Desert was awesome. The only downfall- service was exceptionally slow. The waitress was working her butt off but the other...More

Thank Petra H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Great food. Casual elegant atmosphere. Good lunch prices. A nice addition to this neighborhood where you find a lot of chains.

Thank DD-Colorado
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Sonoma has been a regular Friday night destination for me since its inception more than 15 years ago. For a while I avoided the place after a number of disappointing dinners. But fortunately the place has a new chef and the results are more than...More

Thank Edison G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1107
    (2nd Street S.E.)
  • Public Transportation: Capitol South Metro
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-544-8088
  • E-mail
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