Washington, D.C. Journals

Working in Washington, DC

An October 2005 trip to Washington, D.C. by candycorey

Quote: Wisdoms from my days spent working and touring around our nation's capital. Read to learn more about Washington's best restaurants and hot spots!

Old Ebbitt Grill

Best Of IgoUgo


Old Ebbitt is Washington's most historic saloon, founded in 1856. Located at a different location, the Grill was initially a boarding house to America's Who's Who. Famous guests include Presidents McKinley, Grant, A. Johnson, Cleveland, Teddy Roosevelt, and Harding. Today, Old Ebbitt sits directly across from America's Bank, the Treasury, a stunning sight to meet after emerging from the Grill. Old Ebbitt boasts a Victorian-like interior that resembles Washington saloons around 1900. Guests are greeted by a cozily lit space filled with rich, dark wood booths and marble staircases, as well as a marble indoor seating courtyard. You will immediately be taken back in time and can forget the busy ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 24, 2005

Old Ebbitt Grill
675 15th Street North West
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
(202) 347-4800