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Howard Theatre

620 T St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-5117
+1 202-803-2899
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Go for the Music not the Food

This review will be only about the food service and the not the concert. We went for the Harlem... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
sptravelers5
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Washington, D.C.
concert

We went too the Freddie Jackson concert and he put on a great show we got there about 7 and it open... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Gee1227201230
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Ladysmith, Virginia, United States
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
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620 T St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-5117
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+1 202-803-2899
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

This review will be only about the food service and the not the concert. We went for the Harlem Gospel Choir Brunch. The Howard Theater is a fine venue for music, but it meal service is truly lacking. There is a $20 minimum for food...More

1  Thank sptravelers5
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went too the Freddie Jackson concert and he put on a great show we got there about 7 and it open for guess at 6 for will call. My hubby ordered a drink and i ordered wings so when she brought my hubby drink...More

1  Thank Gee1227201230
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Great concerts in a smaller setting. Lower level is standing room and then the 2nd level has additional seating. Waiters were average but the door staff was very professional and responsive. Nice bonus of tvs with the show ensuring everyone can see the act. Would...More

Thank No_reservations_guy
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Great concert venue. Food is just ok. Food and drinks are overpriced even for DC. Turnover of waitstaff and bartenders are high you may never see the same folks twice. Door staff is courteous and professional lines are usually long so show up early. The...More

Thank alexandrad708
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We recently went to Howard theater to see the "Harlem gospel choir brunch". We discovered after sitting down that the brunch was an additional charge- a minimum of $20. This wasn't that big of a deal except the server never came to take our order....More

Thank Suz P
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Recently, we enjoyed the concert performed by Yacht Rock at this theatre. What a wonderful place to enjoy music for an evening. The staff were very friendly, and our drink orders were taken care of quickly. There was a large dance floor allowing patrons to...More

Thank OregonExplorers4
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The old theatre was far more glamorous. The new one is fine though....small, but charming. Valet was great because we left a little early to beat the rush. I would come again. The show was great, but sheesh there was no AC. What's up with...More

1  Thank Winifred L
Reviewed 9 June 2016

My wife and I attended the Max Major show a the Howard theater. We were extremely lucky to catch a parking spot out front - no meters!). I had read so-so reviews on the food and service, so we arrived early and had dinner next...More

Thank CorbsinVa
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The new management is stepping it up big time! The food is great now, absolutely delicious, the service was spot on even through the whole show. The show was mowtown and was the best! Will absolutely go back!

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We went to see Maysa for Valentine's Day. She is an awesome jazz artist. Her show was really nice and I am definitely a fan of hers. The venue was packed. The tables are so close together that you feel like sardines. I know money...More

1  Thank Carla H
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Response from CorbsinVa | Reviewed this property |
We had a table for the Max Major show. Ate before at the bar/brew pub next door. Venue was nice, not sure if tables are available all the time. Check seating plans. We got a bottle of wine for the show, food looked okay... More
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Janey C
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Response from MarryingInJAM | Reviewed this property |
I have only been to the theater once and my parking was across the street. I was with my brother and felt safe as there were many people leaving at the same time. There was also a restaurant next door and people were seated... More
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