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About District Commons
Located on bustling Washington Circle in the West End, District Commons is anchored by a monumental raw bar and an open hearth oven for flatbreads and savory tarts. A 'Pig Board' of ham and biscuits will showcase a selection of America's finest hams. Chef/Owner Jeff Tunks serves up classic American cuisine in this gorgeous setting. Chili Glazed Duck, Brick Pressed Chicken, Classic Hanger Steak - these choices and more! Freshly baked breads and desserts round out your meal. Try one of our regional American drafts or exquisite wines, or sample from the 99 Beers on the Wall!
Washington, DC 20037
Hours of operation:
LUNCH: Monday-Friday 11:30am-2:30pm
DINNER: Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-10:00pm
BRUNCH: Saturday & Sunday 11:00am-2:30pm
On Washington Circle near corner of 22nd St. and Penn. Ave.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet is located in front of District Commons and is available every day of the week from 5:30 pm until close of business. Valet is also offered Sunday Brunch starting at 11:00 am until close of Brunch. Valet charge is $10. There is also a parking garage for the building, the entrance for garage is located on 22nd St.
District Commons is located two blocks from the Foggy Bottom Metro on the Blue/Orange Lines , and is serviced by Metrobus and the Circulator.
Chef/Owner Jeff Tunks; Executive Chef Gerald Walker
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Private Room, Wine
District Commons Ratings and Reviews
We were a party of 6 with very limited time between sessions at G. W. But the wait staff were fantastic at making sure we were out in plenty of time. The brunch was delicious and varied. Everyone ordered something different and totally enjoyed their choices.
If you like a restaurant where your server has alcohol breath, spits in your drink/food as he is speaking, and dissappears frequently for long periods of time and your wife has to get up and serve herself water, then District Commons is for you. Food is okay. It is definitely no spectacularly.
Staff were nice and friendly and accommodated our request for a table in a quieter spot in the restaurant. We also arrived about 30 min early and they sat us right away.
The disappointing part... there are three different steaks on the menu and all three were sold out - every steak they offered gone before 730pm!!! That really surprised us - a city restaurant and no steaks so early in the evening!
Our server was nice - took my drink off the bill when I mentioned I didn't like it.
I wouldn't return but maybe this was a very "off" night for the kitchen.
Once and done for me.
Brunch here was very good! The crew ordered huevos rancheros, pancakes, fruit, a quesadilla, and the signature pretzel bread and all entrees were tasty and served pretty fast. Prices fair. Good open space for roaming which is great when you have a high energy toddler
Went for brunch with five friends and had a wonderful experience with our water, Alex. He was so friendly and attentive-- really one of the best waiters I've ever had. Very impressed! The food was also great, and the bottomless mimosas really were bottomless.
Food was good, not great. I knew the District Commons burger was not really a burger, but I expected the short ribs to be moist and not dry and flavorless. Meatloaf had lots of green pepper. Overall, the food was just okay, not the great dining experience I expected. Service was good, though, and so was the atmosphere.
Maybe it's just me... but both times I've come to District Commons, I was seated, and then abandoned. Completely ignored. This time it was like deja vu. Seated. 5 minutes, no server. 10 minutes, started looking around. A manager came to the table and apologized profusely. But didn't take my order. Neither did anyone else for about another 5 minutes. These guys reminded me of Congress, running around but not getting anything done. When I did finally get my food, it was great. But not worth the wait.
To celebrate my friend's award we planned a dinner for six here. They printed custom menus and planned a champagne toast for us on the house!!! On top of that our server was amazing, only outdone by the food. Try the grits with shrimp or the ravioli! Pretzel bread also a must. Thank you for a memorable meal!!!
We so enjoyed our meal!
The bread was especially delicious (always a good sign), the seafood bisque rich and chock full of seafood and the meatloaf yummy.
Our waiter was charming and friendly and helpful with our choices and he made our 11 year old grandson feel quite at home.
We don't live in DC but will definitely return on our next visit.
If you live in the area, lucky you!
Our server tried to influence our wine pick, which was kinda weird since I didn't ask for his opinion! He also rushed me to take my food away. So annoying! I never order more than i eat so i finished all mussels w friends, and he was like "are you sure you got everything?!" Ugh so rude.
Ambiance was livelier than i thought...👍🏻
Order of mussels was very large & tasty, regardless of service
A great restaraunt with a nice atmosphere. Went to dinner with friends and everyone enjoyed their meal. I had the seafood cobb which had a lot of seafood in it and it was very good. It has an extesive drink/wine/ beer menu. There is a good variety on the menu for differing preferences. The service was excellent too.
Luckily the food was very good because the combination of too- small, too-closely packed tables and a noisy crowd was not what i was looking for dining with a friend. I was also put off by the server's efforts to up-sell. That may be part of the job, but I find it annoying. However, the food was good and in the end that is what I care about.
We've had great Sunday Brunches here. This time, is was a late evening weekday dinner. What I would say is that everything was alright and nothing was exceptional about the food or service on this visit. Maybe just an off night, which happens sometimes, but I think we'll stick with brunch at this restaurant.
We stopped in for a snack after walking around Georgetown on a beautiful day. The restaurant's location in Foggy Bottom meant that it was close to G-town but away from all the waterfront restaurants and tourists, a plus for us. The menu was rather pricey, which was the reason we opted for a snack of appetizers. The fried oysters were particularly delicious, the batter was light and the oysters inside still juicy and plump; the slaw that came under the oysters were also delicious, although I recommend plating them in a separate bowl next time so the oysters don't get soggy sitting on top of it. The wine menu is extensive, and offers your usual DC priced glasses of wine.
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