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Charlie Palmer Steak

101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2133
+1 202-547-8100
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (173 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2133
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time at Charlie Palmers. The first was lunch years ago. back then, they would serve mustard with the steaks--I miss the mustard! This was our skip the Valentine's Day rush, V-Day Date. The first issue I noticed is that parking is...More

Thank oscar_whiskey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love steak but are on a budget, go to Charlie Palmer’s for lunch. We went during restaurant week when you get a 3 course meal for $25 or for $15 more, you get an 18 ounce hunk of delicious meat! My husband loved...More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Sorry to say the experience was such that we are unlikely to return. The major problem was the food which lacked creativity but more importantly was poorly prepared if you strayed from simple steak and even one of those was poor

Thank DavidWashingtonDC
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I honestly can't fangirl this place enough. The first time I came was for my birthday and getting a new job, and they made it so special it remains one of my favorite memories. I came in a second time alone and the chef remembered...More

Thank Erinn B
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I didn't plan on coming here, not to eat anyway. I was just supposed to play chauffeur for my wife as she was attending a bridal dinner (or whatever you call it when the bridesmaids and the brides gather before the wedding) but we got...More

Thank MarylandKnight2011
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I work above this restaurant in Washington, D.C. During lunch hours, it is not very crowded but a lot of business professionals at the bar or having lunch meetings in the dining area. I only ordered the sautéed Brussel sprouts and the Tuna Tartare. The...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Food and service were over-the-top good. Could not have asked for a better holiday meal. Staff should be commended.

Thank Traveler98769876
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Joined my husband for a quick lunch and wasn’t thrilled with anything. Tried the meatballs which were extremely dry and ended up sending them back. Tried my husbands lunch and didn’t care for that either. Probably wouldn’t run back to this location but have dined...More

Thank EinDC65
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Visited this restaurant as part of a dinner sponsored by a non-for-profit organization. They had various cooking stations including meats, pasta, salad bar etc. The food was fabulous and the chefs really good at getting the amounts and flavors just right as many individuals approached...More

Thank Trini-trekkers
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I think this restaurant is mostly a place to be seen. Lots of important people here, but the food is nowhere near the quality that the price would indicate. $51 for a steak, that was not really special and even cut thin. The sides were...More

Thank cbxx
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Response from INCABB | Reviewed this property |
I'd say business casual at least.
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Response from DurangoRocks | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Mostly business or couples dining.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2133
    (Louisiana and First Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Two Blocks From Union Station Metro, Amtrak, and VRE
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > National Mall
  • Neighbourhood: National Mall
  • Phone Number: +1 202-547-8100
Charlie Palmer Steak Washington DC, located in the United Brotherhood of Carpenters building, is dedicated to another fine master craft: bold American food. Under the direction of Executive Chef Mike Ellis, the menu not only stars the best American artisan beef cuts like an aged Angus Rib-eye "Cowboy" Steak but updated locally sourced seafood dishes, like Chesapeake Bay Oysters and Soft Shell Crab Fritto Misto. Much more than a steakhouse, the timelessly stylish restaurant moves the political power meetings out of the back room and into private dining spaces, sleek enclaves of dark wood. Located off the wide, open expanse of the National Mall, Charlie Palmer’s Steak’s rooftop terrace can accommodate 400 guests, offering the city’s most impressive view of the Capitol.
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