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About Teddy & The Bully Bar

Welcome to Teddy and The Bully Bar, a salute to one of our most popular and gallant American Presidents, making an impressive culinary statement in Washington, DC. We feature a sharing plate experience featuring the farm to table menu items together with professional service and a distinctive ambiance that brings the exuberance of TR himself.

Don't forget to enjoy one of our 26 day aged Bourbon Whiskey's that celebrate the 26th President. With a vibrant Happy Hour, we offer the finest in spirits, beers and wine selections.

With three distinctively appointed private rooms, we provide a great location for any type of special event. From a dinner for 6 right on up to a buyout for 220, we are fit for any presidential event.

1200 19th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
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Dining style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Tapas / Small Plates

Hours of operation:
Monday - Wednesday: 11:00am - 10:00pm,
Thursday & Friday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 3:30pm
Sunday Dinner: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Bar Menu: 3pm till close
Late Night menu Available: Wed & Thu 10pm till Midnight
Fri & Sat 11pm til 1am

Cross street:
19th & M

Dress code:
Smart Casual

Price range:
$31 to $50

Payment options:
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone number:
(202) 872-8700

Website:
http://teddyandthebullybar.com/

Entertainment:
Live DJ every Sunday at Brunch from 10:30am till 3:30pm

Parking Details:
To park with ease around Teddy & The Bully Bar, please click on the link below to see the closest parking lots, including pricing and lot timings. To make parking easier, we recommend reserving a discounted parking spot in advance here:
http://www.parkme.com/link/teddy-bully-bar

Public Transport:
2 Blocks from Dupont Circle Metro Stop on the Red Line. Please take the South Side Exit (19th & Dupont Circle)

Executive Chef:
Demetrio Zavala

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
For private events, please email:
jeanhee@teddyandthebullybar.com

Teddy & The Bully Bar Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.2

Service

4.3

Ambience

4.3

Value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

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Creative Cuisine (11)
Casual (11)
Fun (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Neighbourhood Gem (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
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Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Outdoor Eating (7)
People Watching (7)
Cosy (6)
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 5 hours ago

Overall good... very quiet night... the lighting just way too bright... a dimmer switch would have helped. Good food.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 15 October 2017

This is one of my favorite spots in Washington DC. Love it!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Live Sports, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Fun, People Watching, Great for Brunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on 14 October 2017

Delicious but pricey for the amount of food to share. The zucchini blossoms were only two tiny ones--difficult to share. I was just expecting at least 4 blossoms. The decor was super--reflective (figuratively and literally), modern with traditional aspects.

Tags: Healthy, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 5 October 2017

Really enjoy! The Food was excellent. No Bulling at Teddy's, fully enjoyed.

Tags: Organic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on 28 September 2017

Great sounding menu; disappointing execution. Out of three diners most choices fell short and were expensive for what was served. And none of us are opposed to spending money for great food. This was not great. The flatbread was the only win. Will not be returning.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 26 September 2017

I have eaten here several times and everything I have had has been great!

Tags: Fun
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on 21 September 2017

Nice place to bring a visiting out of town friend. Good food . Portions not large but quality is good.

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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on 19 September 2017

Good spot for a casual client dinner!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 17 September 2017

This is my fav brunch in DC! Great food and all you can drink options!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on 15 September 2017

Great bar! Great atmospheres! Nice happy hour. Excellent ribs, squash blossoms, watermelon salad! We will definately go back to try their Sunday Brunch!

Tags: Fun, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on 11 September 2017

Nice range of food on the menu, but the portions are HUGE! I always leave with a box. Or 2. Also we set up "early" reservations so we can talk -- it can get quite noisy in there when the full lunch crowd arrives.

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on 10 September 2017

The cape may scallops were wonderful and the presentation was excellent. An inventive mix of flavors. The zucchini risotto hit the spot as comfort food as well.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 10 September 2017

Customer service sucked! But the food is pretty good

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 9 September 2017

Great cocktails - try the Trust Buster. food was VERY tasty. appetizers, salads, and mains were all great. I had brussel sprouts, VA stone fruit salad, and short rib, all delicious. The servers are knowledgeable and gave great recommendations.

Tags: Fun, Quick Bite, Business Meals, Tapas, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 3 September 2017

The acoustics in the restaurant are horrible. It's very loud. Also, our food kept getting sent to the wrong table. We ordered the zucchini pizza 3 times before we got it. I am not sure I will be back.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 3 September 2017

Great food and attentive service. Only drawback was the presence of a dj who started at 11 and made it almost impossible to hear the person sitting next to you. Hard to catch up with old friends with dance remixes of Rod Stewart and Madonna blaring in the background.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on 28 August 2017

Dining environment is good in contemporary setting. Comfortable seating. Food was mostly good, although restaurant week dinner menu not good value, as the desserts had no presentation and not worth the money. Service left much to be desired. Good luck getting anyone's attention. Waiter seemed to be specially trained to ignore customers. And this was when the restaurant was almost empty.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual
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·Dined on 27 August 2017

The food was awesome and the service was great! My friends and I had a great time! I will definitely go back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Tapas
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 26 August 2017

Cocktails were very good. Food was nicely done. Service was a little off...place seemed a bit understaffed., but they got it under control.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 22 August 2017

I walked by here so many times...glad we finally tried it. Reasonable value for food and service provided. Every dish was a hit. Will definitely return!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Seasonal, Cozy, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Fun, Tapas
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 20 August 2017

Very good food on Restaurant Week menu - nice non-dairy desserts for kosher-style dining.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 20 August 2017

Food was superb! Service was top notch. We will definitely be returning.

Tags: Healthy, Great for Brunch
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 (New England)·Dined on 20 August 2017

Excellent food and really good presented. Wine pricy but good and large variety.
Service top notch! Very profesional and friendly at the same time.
Strongly recommended!

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on 16 August 2017

This was our second visit to Teddy and the Bully Bar and another fantastic experience start to finish! We absolutely love the nod to our 26th President in the theme that runs throughout this establishment. The drinks are on-point, creative and perfectly prepared. Some menu hilights: lobster deviled eggs (ambrosia!) and the watermelon salad which is the perfect compliment to many of the main dishes. Probably our new favorite restaurant in DC - keep up the great work!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on 16 August 2017

Went for DC restaurant week, my favorite part was actually the decor, it was so well decorated. Food was good, my favorite was probably the meat and cheese appetizer, the burrata was amazing.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 16 August 2017

Went for restaurant week lunch. Was pleased with the options available including many vegetarian and seasonal items. Food was delicious and generous without feeling too rich or too much. Service was attentive though not very open or friendly. Two people in my party ordered a sandwich but neither the menu or server mentioned that a side was included. While we enjoyed our side salad, we saw other tables getting other options and wish those had been offered/explained to us.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on 16 August 2017

The food was fantastic! I went during restaurant week so I was able to have three courses. The lobster deviled eggs were so tasty, the zucchini risotto which was so creamy and delicious, but very heavy, and flourless chocolate cake for dessert. Save to say, I went all out. But it was all 100% worth it.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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 (Richmond)·Dined on 15 August 2017

Service was slow but the drinks and food were great!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 14 August 2017

The waiter was very friendly and helpful, and the flourless chocolate cake was amazing.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 14 August 2017

I went during Restaurant week so it might not have been the most normal of meals. The food was all tasty (all three of us enjoyed what we chose) but the service was a little bit slow (it was restaurant week, so take that with a grain of salt). It was about an hour and a half for the whole meal, not a problem for dinner, not ideal for lunch. That being said, service was polite, food was delicious. I'd be happy to go back.

Tags: Quick Bite, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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·Dined on 13 August 2017

Food was amazing service was great and beautiful restaurant

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 10 August 2017

lobster deviled eggs--a must have! Please bring back the fig appetizer

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on 7 August 2017

This place is fantastic at lunch. They don't execute well at dinner, though. The menu is different, it's too loud, and the service is step down from lunch. Stick to lunch and happy hour.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 6 August 2017

Great service here ☺.....The unlimited mimosas, dj and ambiance are the draw to the restaurant. Sadly, the food is just ok. They really want you to spend 40 bucks hands down. But the messed up part is you're not allowed to take a doggy bag home, even though you just shelled out $$ for bread eggs and Andre sparking wine..... I wanted to just get the unlimited drinks and a few items of food but they said I couldn't only get the drinks. The food plates are small, you have to order 3 to be full. Over all its a pricey beautifully decorated restaurant with a young hip crowd on Sundays. So I'm not against the restaurant, but won't make it my usual place. TIP: you want unlimited mimosas with less glitz and glamor, go across the street to Irish Whiskey.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 6 August 2017

We went for a brunch before my son goes off to college. Really like the two different brunch price points. The music was on point and the host actually went to find out the name of a specific song. The GM was working also and he was very hands on. 👍🏿

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Tampa)·Dined on 5 August 2017

Overall excellent experience and would recommend. The only complaint, our lobster bisque was barely room temp. However the food was excellent and I really appreciated the smaller portions at what I feel was excellent value. Service was on point.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Tapas, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on 1 August 2017

Very tasty entre. Service was excellent.
Atmosphere very bright and elegant

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on 30 July 2017

Limited menu. Food was tasty and nicely presented. Adequate portions. Price very reasonable

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on 30 July 2017

While the Sunday brunch is enjoyable, the pricing options are confusing.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 30 July 2017

Teddy and The Bully Bar. Is the best place for a Sunday brunch in D.C.

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