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The Westchester Restaurant

4000 Cathedral Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20016-5249
+1 202-333-1883
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  • Excellent0%
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  • Average51%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jan 2018
“Closed in June 2016--too expensive, lacked variety”
1 Aug 2015
“Nice traditional setting”
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4000 Cathedral Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20016-5249
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

The same vendors ran a restaurant downtown and charged way cheaper prices. In this location they were too expensive and lack variety--the owner finally gave up when the patrons decided to go elsewhere. It was a disaster. The Westchester is now looking for a new...More

Thank Bing2007
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We are going for lunches with my client who lives in the building. The food is good. I usually order grilled fish. traditional setting, pleasant atmosphere. Outside lobby has been designed by Dorothy Draper herself!! It's still a beauty!

1  Thank Lena K
Reviewed 22 June 2015

The Westchester Dining Room has a proud heritage of both excellence and elegance dating back well over eighty years. At one time, virtually every elite apartment complex in Washington enclosed a restaurant serving, themed, more often than not, fare catering to residents and transient trade...More

2  Thank Ben_Theretoo406
Reviewed 28 April 2015

The Westchester opened in 1929 and was Washington's most elegant address at the time. It has lobbies and artisan elements to prove it. The only way to visit, unless you have a resident friend, is to eat in dining room. Enter under the portico in...More

Thank 4000crichton
Reviewed 7 January 2015

When the Turkish owners were here it was great and affordable. They retired and now it's Italian and too expensive for what they serve. The room itself is great. I hope the new owners can adjust their prices.

1  Thank sallykat
Reviewed 16 August 2013

The restaurant is located on the first floor of an elegant older coop in the residential area of NW Washington. Parking is available on the property. The restaurant is not modern, but has a comfortable atmosphere. At lunch it was not crowded at all and...More

Thank littlemac4
Reviewed 21 September 2012

My bff and I met another friend here for lunch and we were totally surprised by the Turkish/American menu. Given that the chef is Turkish, it makes sense that he would share some of the food from his childhood. Glad he did! This restaurant is...More

Thank VickisTrips
Reviewed 9 April 2012

My wife and I ate lunch here on March 8, 2012. Nice. It was a taste of old DC. The restaurant is located inside a complex that was once home to many distinguished DC residents, including Barry Goldwater. Now it is all condo, and its...More

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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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  • Address: 4000 Cathedral Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20016-5249
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-1883
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