Blue Duck Tavern

New American, American
$ $ $
1201 24th St NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 419-6755
6:30am - 10:00pm
6:30am - 10:00pm
6:30am - 10:00pm
6:30am - 10:00pm
6:30am - 10:00pm
6:30am - 10:00pm
6:30am - 10:00pm



  • One on DC's best Breakfast/Brunch Spots.. their open kitchen makes for unique indoor decor and ambiance... Amazing Eggs Florentine,the yummiest sticky bun complemented by a good cup of coffee ..
  • gin martini (with blue cheese stuffed olives). bone marrow to start. duck breast. baby vegetables.
  • We gravitate to this high-toned farm-to-table destination whenever were in the mood for brunch and whenever were trying to satisfy a group of disparate personalities. Service is attentive & polished
  • Great comfort food, amazing tea list. And one of the most beautiful stoves I've ever seen. -Stephen Hopcraft, Top Chef
  • Handsome quilts create a restful backdrop to the assured, farm-to-table cooking of the Texas-born, French-trained Sebastien Archambault.
  • Have a Inside-Out Bloody Mary with brunch. Coolest morning cocktail ever.
  • Stick with wine and charcuterie in the lounge or peer into the open kitchen from the dining room over a meal of fried sweetbreads, muscovy duck, and 12-hour roasted suckling pigs. [Eater 38 Member]
  • For a hearty breakfast, head to the tavern and feast on short-rib hash and pecan sticky buns.
  • The bathrooms are so fancy, that in every stall there's a toilet AND a sink!
  • Kevin Sbraga loves this place! -Kevin Sbraga, Top Chef
  • get the bone marrow!
  • One of our reviewers, Frommer's, says, "Chef Brian McBride likewise combines traditional and state-of-the-art cooking methods and equipment to prepare exquisite, one-of-a-kind dishes."
  • Despite being a hotel restaurant, Blue Duck does an admirable job of maintaining its own identity as a stellar spot for expertly and creatively crafted American cuisine.
  • This breakfast heavy tavern features trendy brunch plates like short rib hash w/ horseradish sauce and pork belly eggs benedict. Pork belly eggs benedict!? What could possibly be better than that?
  • The one thing that you cannot miss at Blue Duck Tavern is its signature apple pie. - Lee Anne Wong, Unique Eats
  • The pancake is to die for
  • Amazing marrow, braised short rib, and duck breast. Finish off with apple pie to share with vanilla ice cream and surprisingly good coffee.
  • Roasted bone marrow to start. Never disappoints.
  • A contender for best Brunch in DC. Sit outside and order the short rib hash, side of their seasonal veg. Next level status.
  • Pretty fantastic. Welcome homecoming after returning from Asia. Carrots, cookies & veg dish are exceptional.

Nearby places

2700 F St NW (at New Hampshire Ave)
2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW (btwn Constitution & Independence Ave SW)
1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW (at K St NW)