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The Parthenon Restaurant

5510 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20015-2602
+1 202-966-7600
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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5510 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20015-2602
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice neighborhood restaurant with excellent greek food and very nice service . Pleasant atmosphere conducive to conversation without distracting noises. Reasonable prices and extended menu. Highly recomended.

Thank zurga7
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Due to the elimination of the salad bar at the KC Cafe, we decided to stop at the Parthenon prior to a performance at the Kennedy Center. It is located just inside the District line on Connecticut Avenue NW. Food was very good and reasonably...More

Thank MichaelG65
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I came here with some friends last week for dinner ;; the service and food were amazing :we started off with the fried cheese and the homemade hummus that was served with hot pita bread ;; we shared a few main courses and finished off...More

Thank Gail T
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Being on a low sodium diet, I was able to request certain items in on the menu be prepared differently for me. I ordered flounder in lemon sauce with garlic and oil pasta as a side dish. It was very tasty though more sauce would...More

Thank Lois C
Reviewed 22 February 2018

It was an unusually warm evening so we were able to eat outside which provided a nice neighborhood environment. The service was very good - the food came quickly and was well presented and prepared. We split a small Greek salad and had two main...More

Thank LewP7962
Reviewed 7 January 2018

One of the most popular upper northwest restaurants in DC. Always welcoming. Food is consistently good as are the drinks.

Thank legaleagledc
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Love the roasted lamb with potatoes and their grilled octopus. Many love the lemon soup, especially when they are under the weather. Pete is an attentive owner and George holds down the fort as many travel to Parthenon for Greek. If you wish more casual...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

After taking in a film at the Avalon (biopic about Dolores Huerta), we walked two blocks down Connecticut Ave to the Parthenon and grabbed an outdoor table for four. We split a cold appetizer platter and then grilled flounder (tasty!) and fried cod entrees (not...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The Parthenon is what I would call an "old fashioned" Greek restaurant. It has all the standard dishes on the menu, and offers a full range of the usual appetizers from cheese saganaki, to calamari friti, to octopus. Sadly, they were out of my favorite,...More

1  Thank dc_babs
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Visiting DC and found this restaurant. Three of us had dinner on a Saturday night then returned with a group of 10 on Monday. Restaurant offers indoor air-conditioned seating and an outdoor area in front of the restaurant. Servers were very nice. The Melanotsalata (Eggplant...More

Thank burtpb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5510 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20015-2602
    (Livingston St. NW)
  • Public Transportation: Friendship Heights
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-966-7600
  • E-mail
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