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Lindys Red Lion

2010 1st St NW, Foggy Bottom, Washington DC, DC 20001-1003
+1 202-785-2766
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
29 May 2017
“Dive bar at its best”
21 Feb 2017
“Tasty dive food & cheap beer”
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American, Bar, Pub
2010 1st St NW, Foggy Bottom, Washington DC, DC 20001-1003
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Great little bar with good burgers -- lots to choose from on the menu. I prefer getting the sliders because you can order different toppings on each of them. Love the cream cheese filled jalapeño poppers appetizer! Probably the cheapest meal you'll find in DC!...More

Thank jillebert64
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Cheap drinks, pretty good food, amazing staff. Lindy's is the only place in this neighborhood with reasonably priced drinks+food

Thank tkirk304
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This place is some of the cheapest food and beer in Foggy Bottom, which can be great when that's exactly what you're looking for. The place is definitely kind of dirty, in the same way that many dive bars are - that just stands out...More

Thank Reluctantly-DC
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Would definitely recommend. Lovely staff and atmosphere. Beer is amazing and is cheap too. Food is reasonable, not a massive menu but very tasty. Would visit again.

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Ate the most undesirable food on plastic plates with plastic cutlery. Staff friendly and the place was deserted. Definitely. Wouldn't return

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

This bar was Very friendly, good food and oh yeah very reasonable. A great find in Washington DC. Owner was very welcoming

Thank RRedlein
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Four of us happened upon this place one afternoon while walking all over Washington. As people have said before, the owner was quite welcoming and a good conversationalist. We were happy with the prices here, and thought the food was ok. We were excited to...More

Reviewed 26 August 2015

I really wanted to like this place, from reading previous reviews we thought it would be great for a tasty meal in a quirky environment. Well it the food was OK , disappointingly served on paper/plastic plates with plastic cutlery. My mac'n'cheese was just plain...More

Thank lovetheunexpected
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This no-frills pub has the BEST burgers in DC. I've known the staff at Lindy's Red Lion for the past 23 years, and I eat there every day that I am in DC visiting. I also appreciate that when I have a "mo mayo" or...More

Thank Lerxst15
Reviewed 9 June 2015

If you like character and substance over trends and hipsters, this is the place. The food and drink are impeccable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2010 1st St NW, Foggy Bottom, Washington DC, DC 20001-1003
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-785-2766
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