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Sonoma Restaurant + Wine Bar

223 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1107
+1 202-544-8088
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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223 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1107
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am not going to say it was fabulous, but it was a very good experience and very good meal at Sonoma. There were eight of us and I was happy to be able to get a table on short notice. Lovely room, comfortable, warm...More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is located within two blocks of our hotel, so we decided to try it. The atmosphere is modern and trendy, but nevertheless informal and relaxing. For starters we each had the local mixed greens salad. It was fresh and plentiful, it could be...More

Thank FredMiami
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place and menu is really nice, but the food is just ok. We had the arugula salad, meatballs and pumpkin gnocchi to start. The meatballs had a burnt taste and the gnocchi were pretty greasy. Then we tried the trout and salmon with the lobster...More

1  Thank TSfoodreview
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We (3 adults and a teenager) walked in on a Friday night with no reservation, and they cheerfully found a table for us with no waiting. Good food (homemade pasta especially good), atmosphere was lively but not too noisy.

1  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed 5 nights in the historic district of D.C. ate at this awesome restaurant 3 nights. You’ll seldom find a tourist in this hip spot for locals. Must try it out!

Thank 736lorettaf
Reviewed 17 February 2018

This was our first experience with Sonoma. We had tickets to the Folger Theatre and got a note from them suggesting Sonoma for a pre-theatre dinner. Since it is just a five minute walk from there to the Folger, we thought this was a good...More

Thank RichardinOhio
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Nice place, great atmosphere for a date or small gathering. Great selection of wine and a nice dessert menu. We didn’t have dinner but the menu items looked great, we will be back.

Thank BeaverInFL
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This was our first visit to Sonoma Restaurant + Wine Bar. Although out of our normal eating areas, we will definitely find reasons to return. We had lunch during restaurant week. Every dish was outstanding, and the "deal" on the recommended house wine (a Cotes...More

Thank realbigbear
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Reasonable prices for select wine at happy hour, and good prices on tasty small plates. The atmosphere upstairs was casual, with couches and comfortable chairs instead of standard tables.

Thank editink
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our Saturday evening dinner! Simply a hamburger? Nope, this one danced on my tongue, tender, awesome texture. Cream of pumpkin soup is a unique round 1.

Thank Henry B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1107
    (2nd Street S.E.)
  • Public Transportation: Capitol South Metro
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-544-8088
  • E-mail
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