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Kennedy Center Rooftop Terrace Restaurant

2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
+1 202-416-8555
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good40%
  • Average29%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I couldn't get a reservation but I was able to get a seat in the bar area next to two well-dressed young ladies who were going to the ballet. Their friendliness was good, given the closeness of our tables. My server was attentive even though...More

Thank Locemup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the reservation only restaurant with dinner before the shows. It's a nice venue but the meal is mediocre and way too high in price for limited menu. My service was also not pleasant. They used to have a pre-fixed three course dinner which...More

Thank Drew L
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Reservations were unavailable on a recent early Saturday evening, but walk-in was accepted and we were so grateful (snow, hail, sleet). Perfect place to go between a matinee and an evening performance. Surprised if other diners didn’t have some tickets for something, but despite a...More

Thank Julia O
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Our party of seven went to a 5pm show and easily made our 7pm reservation. For $34, I had beef tenderloin (four bites), one tablespoon of potatoes, and all the broccoli left in the kitchen at the end of the evening. By 7:50 pm, there...More

Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Take Uber or the Metro to the George Washington University stop and walk the 12 minutes to the Kennedy Center. Everyday they have a free performance in the foyer area. Take the elevator up and if not a full meal; at least have a light...More

Thank moregolfindc
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Visited on 26 December for dinner with my daughter pre-theatre. We were one of the first reservations of the evening and were seated in the second row from one of the walls of windows, so we had a lovely view. One wall is mirrored and...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We Made reservations for the restaurant and were shown to a table right next to the kitchen and wait station, not anywhere near a window; and the restaurant was EMPTY! When we asked to be reseated we were told that was not possible. Felt like...More

Thank Z2804ZRjamesm
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

As I entered the restaurant, I was disappointed to find a cafeteria ambiance. I then found out, I had to go to the kitchen to get my food. The food was plenty, the steak excellent. But when it came to get dessert, there was no...More

Thank Appeltje2015
Reviewed 12 December 2017

It is tight; the tables are close together and I could hear the waiters behind me in their station whispering about the guests. The menu is short and fairly plain but it is very well executed. The service is quick and timed to accommodate the...More

1  Thank MK E
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Just landed and had tickets to show so figured this would be the best place to eat dinner before show. Underground parking garage was very difficult to find based on online address provided when reserving a discounted (online only) parking space. Had to call garage...More

Thank geb7230
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Robert D
8 October 2015|
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Response from Nurse_Joanie | Reviewed this property |
No. We were there for dinner and jackets were generally not worn by the younger men in attendance, while older ones did. No requirement!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
    (Virginia Avenue NW)
  • Public Transportation: Foggy Bottom Metro on the Orange & Blue Lines. Kennedy Center provides free shuttle to/from Foggy Bottom Metro.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > National Mall
  • Neighbourhood: National Mall
  • Phone Number: +1 202-416-8555
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