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small but historical site

it's a nice place to go in town after seeing the sites...sort of there to be seen. service is ok... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Michael F
Gainesville, Florida
Good Cocktail Bar

Found this bar easily on our first night in DC, and returned every night but one on our trip... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Jennifer D
York UK
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11 Jul 2018
“small but historical site”
25 Oct 2017
“Good Cocktail Bar”
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1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Willard Inter-Continental, Washington DC, DC 20004-1047
Downtown / Chinatown
+1 202-628-9100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love stopping by the Round Robin Bar while in DC. It is very small, quaint, and full of history. Apparently the term “lobbying” came from the hotel lobby the Round Robin is attached to which adds to the nostalgia of the bar. Drinks are...More

Thank Danielle W
Reviewed 12 July 2018

it's a nice place to go in town after seeing the sites...sort of there to be seen. service is ok. not cheap. hotel lobby is beautiful.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

After a morning of touring we stopped for a bite. Very limited menu and service is non existent. I would recommend going elsewhere.

Thank Tradingcomet
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Everything about our visit to the Round Robin Bar was wonderful. The decor is warm and inviting, it's easy to carry on a conversation, service was excellent, and the food and drinks were delicious. We enjoyed their signature cocktails (Leaves of Grass and Rail Candidate)....More

1  Thank karen0706
Reviewed 22 November 2017

My husband and I were in Washington DC for the weekend in mid-November and decided to stop by the Round Robin Bar at the Willard Hotel for a late lunch in between sights. We had previously stayed at the Willard Hotel a couple of years...More

1  Thank InkOttawa
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Found this bar easily on our first night in DC, and returned every night but one on our trip. Managed to snag a seat at the bar on each occasion. Great cocktails, fun, friendly bar tender, overall great time. Only disappointment was the rather grubby...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Great bar.A wonderful place to stop in to relax after walking around site seeing Jimmy the bartender is a pro who is friendly and knows a lot of the history of the bar and Willard hotel. Terrific restoration ,very beautiful

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This bar would be wonderful if it didn't have historical significance. The staff immediately make you comfortable and quickly provide your drink of choice. The setting is close to the busy Pennsylvania Ave. but you wouldn't know it based on the tranquil environment. You are...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a beer. The bar is in the corner of the Willard Hotel. If these walls could talk... Glenn the bartender is a close second. 29 years as the bartender, I'm sure he has some stories! Like the tittle says I only had...More

1  Thank Heath J
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Round Robin bar is a cozy, wood paneled piece of national history. From the presidentially named cocktails to the back passage access through the Willard's lobby it exudes high expectations. The $15 mint julep, introduced to DC by Henry Clay as the menu describes and...More

3  Thank nathan514
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