The Oval Room

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800 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20006

Types: American, Mediterranean, Outside Seating/Al Fresco
Hours: Dinner 5:30 - 10 weeknights, 5:30 - 11 Fri-Sat
Phone: (202) 463-8700


The Oval Room, an elegant & sophisticated restaurant, near Farragut Square across from the White House, which accounts for its popularity among politicians, journalists, lobbyists, lawyers, & former Presidents. The setting is contemporary & chic. It offers private dining. Its seasonal contemporary American cuisine has charmed critics & connoisseurs alike. Among the favorites are the golden cod cakes & hand-harvested sea scallops, with caramelized cauliflower & baby bok choy. USA Today said The Oval Room's flower-bedecked patio is one of the best outdoor dining experiences in the United States. The Oval Room has been awarded the "Distinguished Restaurant of North America Award".