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Round Robin Bar

1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Willard Inter-Continental, Washington DC, DC 20004-1047
+1 202-628-9100
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Good Manhattan Spot

Absolute must to stop by for a drink and check out the decor. Bartenders are more than happy to... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Sheryl B
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Bethesda, Maryland
via mobile
Just go for the history not the cocktails

We were travelling here from NYC and wanted to check out Round Robin for history and cocktails. The... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
Sara S
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
25 Oct 2017
“Good Cocktail Bar”
3 weeks ago
“A Real Disappointment”
LOCATION
1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Willard Inter-Continental, Washington DC, DC 20004-1047
Downtown / Chinatown
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+1 202-628-9100
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Absolute must to stop by for a drink and check out the decor. Bartenders are more than happy to share history and legends. If you like history, walk down Peacock Alley on your way out and check out their display (almost all the way at...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We were travelling here from NYC and wanted to check out Round Robin for history and cocktails. The history, atmosphere and service were great but the cocktails really let the place down. We run a cocktail bar so our standards are high but if you...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The architecture is gorgeous including ornamental hand carved wood and marble pillars. It's a great environment for an afternoon cocktail and the mint julep is splendid.

Thank Ryan R
Reviewed 9 July 2016

... Or some bourbon if you'd rather. Known for its mint julep since the days of Henry Clay and where luminaries have gathered, today the spot still has a nice ambience, is conversational with the round bar area and some table seating along the windows....More

Thank Tripmaker787
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Historical round bar located in Willard Intercontinental Hotel located steps from White House. The history and people that have spent time in this bar is impressive. It's small but great spot for a quick cocktail or two.

Thank fencingdad
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I have been visiting the Round Robin for about 35 years. It is may favorite bar in Washington. Bartenders know their drinks, the bar is well stocked and the atmosphere is unsurpassed. The wheels of government could not turn without this place! The public officials...More

1  Thank onegolf
Reviewed 29 December 2015

great service, made all the difference. had a very relaxing evening. all good, at this local hot spot. highly recommend.

Thank BuddhistNYC
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Jim Hewes has been serving up drinks at the Round Robin Bar for 30 years. He concocts memorable cocktails, provides hospitality and, as the best barkeeps do, is a great storyteller. The room is small, with a round bar, all dark wood and rich leather....More

Thank Adenine
Reviewed 24 April 2015

The Round Robin bar is located in The Willard Hotel, It is quite small and almost always packed when I have been there. The history of the Willard Hotel is quite fascinating and the Bar keep always has a lot of knowledge about it. Worth...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 10 April 2015

The Round Robin Bar at the Williard Hotel was quite a delight. The round bar is solid wood and a great place to sit and chat with the bartender and others at the bar. There are also a few tables, but the bar is the...More

Thank Linda S
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