The Lafayette

AAA Inspector Rating
800 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20006- Map It
(202) 638-2570
AAA Inspector Rating Details (scale 1-5)
3.9
Overall
Food3.5
Service4.1
Decor4.5
BEST OF 3 DIAMOND
AAA Inspector Notes
Set off the lobby of the historic hotel is this elegant dining room overlooking Lafayette Square and the White House. The high-power setting attracts politicians, lobbyists and lawyers so do not be surprised to see someone you may recognize. The kitchen prepares American cuisine using many fresh regional ingredients. The soufflé is a wonderful ending, be sure to order it in advance as it takes about 20 minutes to prepare. The professional staff is attentive and knowledgeable and can help make either food or wine choices. Your dining experience is further enhanced by piano music with classical, jazz and show-tune selections played by Tom Vogt. Dinner service is not available on Sunday.
$19-$42
American
16th and H sts NW; just n of the White House; in The Hay-Adams. 800 16th St NW 20006. Station: Farragut West
valet only.
Fine Dining. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served. Full bar, Sunday brunch. Entertainment.