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“Steak Dinner at Bobby Van's Steakhouse,Washington, D.C.”

Bobby Van's Steakhouse
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Ranked #122 of 3,468 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$19 - US$50
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
Cross street: 12th & New York Avenue
Description: Bobby Van’s Grill marks the return of the powerful New York City chop shop to the downtown D.C. area but with a new twist. This eclectic New American Steakhouse now boasts a slightly more casual family friendly atmosphere as well as catering to the Washington politician. This 536-seat D.C. destination is fully loaded! There’s four private, intimate and upscale dining rooms with their own bar and bar services. Two 40-foot long bars can be found with friendly bartenders serving strong drinks and even stronger conversations. The main dining room boasts views of both New York Avenue and the plush marble atrium of the adjoining building amidst its beautiful water fountain. This is an ideal place to meet for power lunches, family gatherings and late night dinners in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We just had the pleasure of enjoying an incredible meal at Bobby Van's Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. The restaurant is beautifully architect-ed with ample-sized tables and loads of space between adjoining groups. The menu is balanced between beef, fish and other offerings, e.g.pasta, so that no one should be disappointed. I ordered the raw oysters followed by a rib eye steak cooked to perfection at medium rare. One characteristic of Bobby Van's menu is that the "little" filet-mignon is 6 to 8 ounces while the regular is 8 to 12/14 ounces. The rib eye is a jaw-dropping 24 ounces of gorgeous beef. Coupled with vegetables and an amazing waiter, this was dining Valhalla for steak afficianados!

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Thank John L
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a great dinner. Steak was outstanding, seafood appetizer looked and tasted fabulous. Good wine selection. Bread pudding desert was a great ending to the meal. Wait staff was attentive and made great recommendations.

Thank Douglas W
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This place is a good, calm and decent place to eat lunch in a business day in washington. The food is good, atmosphere is calm, relaxes yet as sophisticated as you can imaging you are somewhere in northern europe having your lunch.
I liked it and will come back for business lunches, for sure, when in DC.

Thank Guillermo A
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Listen to your waiter. No matter how good it a dish reads on the menu your waiter knows best. My fish dish was average, My dessert of Key Lime Pie was the weakest I have ever had. A little pricey for average service and weak food on a Sunday night

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

A few nights ago, a dear friends from DC invited be out to dinner. The choice of restaurants was my friend's and it could not have been a more enjoyable evening. The company for whom our friend works hasta several events at Bobby Vans during the year and so I am confident we received by extra special attention.
From the drink order, which were brought to us... Absolutely perfect... Just as I like mine, to the appetizers and then the entree, everything was perfect.
Believe our server was Jason and he went the extra ten miles to make our visit memorable.
I have already recommended Bobby Vans to friends visiting from away, and I know they have already gone there and found the service impeccable and the food spectacular.

Thank Elias T
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