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Blue Duck Tavern

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24 & M Streets, Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20037 (24 & M Streets NW)
+1 202-419-6755
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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All hours
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Sun - Sat 06:30 - 10:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There isn't much to be said about the Blue Duck Tavern that hasn't been said before. So, I'll mention a few trifle comments. The biggest is that my wife gets supremely annoyed when I order the same two items whenever we go to the Blue Duck. I normally order the Bone Marrow appetizer and the Apple Pie for ("two") dessert.... More 

Thank Smokey703
Key Biscayne, Florida
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is difficult to hold a conversation if you are close to the open kitchen because the sous chef yells each order. You know it is modern, cool....REALLY $300 tab for three persons excluding drinks and dessert. And the food is average. How can it be so highly rated??

Thank Jose A
Boston, Massachusetts
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1,654 reviews
1,283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 893 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an excellent restaurant and one of DC's finest. Modern, comfortable atmosphere... fine service in a casual way, excellent chow. I felt it was very solid and satisfying but not at the very top tier of spots in the USA that you might find in NYC. That said, highly recommended while you're in DC. We loved our apps... sides... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place caught us by surprise! The food was 💯✅ on point! No complaints! A bit pricey but so worth it! Service a bit shaky not sure if it was a busy night or...? Anyways goo food trumped all that ! I want to go back for our anniversary! Would that be too cheesy?! Lol recommended dish .... crab cakes... More 

Thank thekwinibabe
Barrington, Illinois
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Terrific dinner in BDT located in the Park Hyatt, DC. We enjoyed a front row table in front of the open kitchen--fun to watch. We had the duck--perfect. Short menu and short wine list tends to equal quality of ingredients and this was surely the case at BDT. Highest recommendation

1 Thank Eric L
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to this restaurant. In the Park Hyatt, convenient valet parking. Very large, friendly dining area. Many different environments. The staff is friendly, attentive. Surprised that there was no amuse bouche! My wife had the bone marrow appetizer, which she found delicious. I had the sautéed mushrooms, usually a side. Well prepared and well seasoned. For main, I had... More 

1 Thank Arturo B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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99 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Many places to seat in the restaurant. Have a different entrance from the Park Hyatt Hotel. Great food. It has a great kitchen where you can observe the culinary art. Highly recommended.

1 Thank R P
London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at the hotel opposite this restaurant and went without a reservation,although the restaurant was full booked we were offered a table in the bar area which was fine The atmosphere in the is bar and restaurant is vibrant, modern and engaging the staff are very good and well trained although this was a Friday night and busy... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant came highly recommended but we must have hit it on an off night. While the meal was good the service was lacking. The waiter seemed like he wanted to be anywhere but there. Barely spoke to us when we were placing our order and left without asking if we wanted anything to drink. Finally were able to flag... More 

Thank T2071
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon arrival at Blue Duck Tavern I was pleasantly surprised at how attentive the staff was in offering me several options while I waited for the rest of my party to arrive. The bar area was full so a comfy rocking chair near the front was available. Once a spot at the bar opened up I had one of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 & M Streets, Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20037
    (24 & M Streets NW)
  • Public Transportation: Foggy Bottom Metro Station - Orange and Blue Lines Dupont Circle Metro Station - Red Line
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-419-6755
Blue Duck Tavern, a contemporary neighborhood restaurant, invites its guests to gather and celebrate in good taste with a menu focusing on the freshest ingredients available from local purveyors and artisans. The menu notes every farm where the main ingredient for the dish was raised before its journey to the table. Dishes are genuine, time-honored and traditional -- slow roasting in wood embers, braising, preserving and smoking techniques bring the true flavors of America's great, simple and wholesome foods to the Blue Duck Tavern. The restaurant has an elegant residential feel through the open staff pantry and kitchen, wood-burning oven and the showpiece Molteni range.

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