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Capitol Lounge

$$ - $$$American, ,
229 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1107
+1 202-547-2098
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (3 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
229 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1107
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Food was good. Atmosphere is always interesting even on a Sunday afternoon. Be warned of the 'market price' beers (the ones on special) - always ask the server how much they cost as getting a bill for $11 for 12oz beer may come as a...More

Thank normality2000
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The nasty bouncer took my sister's ID. If you are out of state, don't bother going. For such a cheap, crappy bar, with tacos that taste like old soggy chicken soup, these guys sure are stuck up if you aren't from the area. They won't...More

Thank Goodiswhatweaimfor
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We stopped at the restaurant as we were walking through DC looking for a place to eat lunch. Big Mistake!! My wife ordered the cobb salad with crispy chicken and I ordered the southern fried chicken tenders with fries. At first glance one is pleased...More

1  Thank JoeBoxter
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Was walking DC and thought this looked like a nice place to stop for a cold beverage and a snack... Nope. Walk a little further and do better.

Thank Sheila H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We arrived in D.C. on a Sunday in the early evening. The Capitol Lounge had good reviews and was open. Unfortunately it did not meet its reviews. It was nearly empty yet service was very slow. The server was friendly. The slice of pizza was...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 July 2017

LOVE THE ATMOSPHERE. Service was excellent. Sat at the bar and we enjoyed the bartender. Beer selection was good and smoked meats were excellent.

Thank anthonycA8503TV
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Great neighborhood pub! We stopped in for lunch and a drink on our first day in town. Will definitely be back! Good drinks, good food, good service!

Thank DallasDachshundLover
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Apparently if you look under 21 and don't have your passport they don't accept your drivers license. Was amazed at that. Would never recommend to anyone. Walk an extra 60 feet and you'll be in heaven.

Thank Lachlan G
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Buffet was excellent, food variety and quality was great. Service was very good. The gathering was police survivors and supporters. Sponsored by INBev . The door man was quite rude, and his ethnicity obstructed common sense. The establishment took a beating due to his inability...More

Thank Dude2002
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Samuel was an excellent waiter and barkeep. It had a good local feel and atmosphere. The food was good and the beer recommendations were excellent.

Thank rimaSC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1107
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-547-2098
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