American Son

4.3
255 reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
OUR MISSION
Share “Omotenashi” with the world

OUR VISION
Create hotels and restaurants around the world that offer memorable experiences while building a lasting, positive relationship together with our guests, partners, Team Members and communities.

OUR CORE VALUE
“If I were the guest…”
To provide guests with the hospitality you would want to receive as a guest.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Dine in
Starting Feb 14, 2021

Who needs Valentine’s Day?! We are offering Valentine’s Day WEEKEND! Visit our webpage to see dine-in, takeaway, and room packages! American Son will be offering a 4-course French American prix-fixe. Full vegan menu available as well!

What 255 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
Food
4.2
Service
4.3
Ambience
4.0
Value
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I would definitely come back again!!! Ms. Tiffany was very friendly and helpful with anything we need! Great place.

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vipMary
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Such great service & good covid precautions.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2020
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience3

Food was really salty, had to return it.

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vipkennylowereastside
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

A fine hotel restaurant with an interesting menu of well prepared elments. A warm hipster atmosphere - just like the rest of the hotel.

The team does a very good job of handling pandemic restrictions. A standout was the calamari with lemon.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Great little indoor/outdoor open dining for brunch. Very good! Highly recommend.

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LoriB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious brunch and great service! Ate outside on the patio and it was nice for covid-times because they have garage-style doors so tables inside felt airy as well.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Extremely limited menu, food was tasty and cooked with care, wish the menu was larger. Service was prompt and engaging.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The vibe was perfect and the staff was super nice. Food was also excellent.

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vipML189
Philadelphia
24 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good service, Good food, Despite bugs bite when eating outside. No sun umbrella neither.

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anonymous
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

My group & I dined at American Son 3 times during our stay at Eaton for the March on Washington.
We had dinner twice, brunch once & the pre-made box lunches prepared for the March.
We must have ordered all the dishes on the menu! Although some dishes weren’t to my personal preference, all were consistently delicious with excellent presentation, fresh ingredients and flavor profiles well balanced.
The staff was always friendly, attentive & accommodating.
As far as CoVid precautions, the restaurant & staff are taking & upholding all the safety protocols to the highest degree.
The ambiance & design of the restaurant is superbly curated and beautiful without compromising comfort.
If you’re traveling to DC or a local, I can’t recommend this place more. You won’t be disappointed!

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vipFrench
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience2

The biggest issue here was that there is absolutely no signage on the outside of the building or the inside of the building to see what the name of this place is. Inside is sparse and the menu is very limited. I wouldn’t go back here.

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ebaltimor
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience4

The restaurant week brunch wasn’t really worth it..I wanted to like the place but the chocolate croissant was a bit raw the chicken sandwich was over brined and not very appetizing

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vipStudyingSommLvL1
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

American Son is definitely on my revisit list. The restaurant is inside a Hotel and there is very little signage, so be careful not to pass it. Great decor, cozy and the cocktails are simple but tasty, ALL the pastries are excellent, but the Duck Confit Hash was a tad salty and the French Toast a tad sweet. Minus sitting inside and constantly being bothered by flying insects I have no issues, the staff was friendly and constantly checking to make sure Our needs were met.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

Love the place it was beautiful. The food wasn’t worth the price in my opinion both quality and quantity haha. But the staff was great and the atmosphere was great. I’d give it another try for dinner or something. (I went for breakfast/brunch)

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PaulaB
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great Restaurant Week Brunch menu. Lots of choices. Recommend Avocado Toast and Ricotta and Lemon Pancakes.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience3

Very hard to find, there is very little signage to know where you are. It can be very loud.

American Son
Responded on 6 March 2020

Thank you for the review and feedback! We are looking into getting additional signage for the front that lights up. We hope to have this soon.

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vipPelican
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2020
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience3

Slow service. Uninterested server. Food ok.

American Son
Responded on 6 March 2020

Hi Pelican! Thank you so much for your review. We are sorry to hear about your experience at American Son. This is by no way that we train our staff to treat our guest. We understand in DC, you have plenty of options to choose from. A manager will be reaching out to you.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience5

On the day we went, they were booked for a private event an 1.25h after our reservation, so the restaurant was pretty empty and the service was a bit rushed. That being said they had amazing food— Benedict and burgers were amazing and good drinks as well. The place was nicely designed— would definitely go back just not when they had an event.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience4

The food was overpriced for the quality and quantity

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience2

Very slow service.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Snapper was very good, as was the scallops and shrimp! Will definitely be back!

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vipCorinneD
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Great place for a lunch. Nice location, service is good and the food is very good.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall2Food4Service1Ambience4

I have been here 3 times and the service is consistently slow. The server tonight was unattentive and I had to flag him down every time we were in need of service. Will not be coming here again.

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vipFrequentGuest
Washington DC
24 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience2

My friend and I both thought our meals (scallops; crab potato gnocchi) were lacking in flavor and the wrong temperature. This was a recommended restaurant from a colleague but missed the mark.

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SalH
Denver
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Went for dinner. Food was fine. Prices are high.

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vipadcockram
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall3Food5Service2Ambience3

The tables were too small to hold all of our food. The plates were too small to share the food. The tables were too close to one another when there was plenty of space. The food was very good. The Brussel sprouts were a generous portion and very good.

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vipMiaW
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Hostess was friendly and welcoming. The manager was nice enough to check on us as well as other tables just see how we were enjoying everything. Flick was great super knowledgeable and made great drinks. The food was amazing the rabbit rigatoni and scallops were exceptional and cooked perfectly. The winter green salad was yummy. The desserts I could go for the pan cotta right now! Can’t wait to go back and try brunch.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

In town for the weekend

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SeanH
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was awesome. Very inventive cuisine.

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vipNushatT
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great Valentines Dinner!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

Valentine’s Day meal with my significant other. The drinks and service were amazing. The food was good - highlight was definitely the brussel sprouts and fried rice + kimchee that came with the fish. The duck was underwhelming and the fish felt like it was missing something. Wish we tried the quail and rabbit rigatoni instead.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1Food1Service2Ambience1

Food was cold, atmosphere cold, this is a hotel restaurant. We left Mid-meal on Valentine’s Day. Ruined our evening.

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vipALT1
Washington DC
74 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

It was fine. My salmon / pastrami smoked sandwich was clearly pre- prepared- toast was cold- very little salmon on it. The service was good- coffee fresh.

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vipjonb
London
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Very good food - very big portions , the waiter should have warned us. The wine was slightly corked, the waiter did not check . We discovered only later

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Such a great, chic spot. The brunch foods is always great, and I tried the pork belly hash this time. Delicious.

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Eillen
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

It's a great place for brunch. The food is tasty. Only one thing - If the pork belly can have less oil at the bottom of the bowl it will be better. It now seems like the chef forgot to filter the extra oil.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great vibe and good good.

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vipIthacapotholes
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 22 January 2020
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience3

Service was terrible. We waited a long time to place our order, get food, and the check. Waitress barely cracked a smile. When we tried to flag down other servers it felt like everyone was trying to avoid eye contact. Won’t be back again.

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KoKo
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on 20 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nice little restaurant, perfect for the boutique Eaton. The restaurant has a section in the back with booths and the front bar area has a full bar, high top tables and smaller table settings with half booths decorated with throw pillows. The food was tasty and the service was good. The quaint and quietness of the restaurant provided the perfect setting for my godson and I to catch up.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful spot to have a romantic dinner for two.

FAQs

American Son does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. American Son also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 900-8416.

American Son is rated 4.3 stars by 255 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.