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Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NW, Washington, DC
Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NW, Washington, DC
Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NW, Washington, DC
Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NW, Washington, DC
Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NW, Washington, DC

Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NW

4.5
4.5
3071 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Bobby Van's Steakhouse has been named Top Steakhouse in the Washington Magazine and best Porterhouse in DC in the Washingtonian. Along with our Prime, dry-aged beef, we offer the freshest seafood and wonderful specials. Our wine list is a best of Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator.

Make a reservation

2 people

10:30 p.m.


Booked 6 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Tue–Fri 11:30 am–4:00 pm Dinner Tue–Fri 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (202) 589-0060
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual
  • Private party facilities
    Three private dining areas; three that can open up into one large room holding 95 persons seated; Minimum of twelve persons for a private room
  • Private party contact
    Management: (202) 589-0060
  • Neighbourhood
    Downtown
  • Cross Street
    Between H and I Sts.
  • Parking Details
    Valet
  • Public Transit
    McPherson Square Metro
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Offers

  • 1\2 Priced Wine Saturdays

    Multiple dates available
    Sat - 5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Every Bottle of Wine is Half off the Listed Price

What 3,071 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • District of Columbia

    Steakhouse

3,071 Reviews
  1. Jerry

    New York City

    23 reviews

    3.0

    23 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Was generally disappointed. Was expecting more having visited Bobby Vans in NYC which are great. Nice staff.

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  2. JoelR

    Baton Rouge

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    We found Bobby Van's to be a mid-level steakhouse with top tier prices. Granted, we had never eaten at a Bobby Van's and our expectations were probably for a higher-end steak restuarant. No problem, our mistake - until we got the bill. The food was ok and the server was very nice but the meal was not worth the price.

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    Durango

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome and maybe the best sea bass I’ve ever had! A nice hearty portion with a wonderful saucy brown butter topping and a salad. Great value for a perfectly cooked sea bass! And can we talk about the fresh crusty warm bread? Yum!

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Montreal

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    I felt this place was run down and not kept up to date. The steak was really good, the Cesar salad was absolutely not great. The overall cost was very high. We spent 350$ plus tip for a family of 4.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Steak was good quality. Could’ve used another ribeye on the menu without the bone in.

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  6. BoydB

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was excellent, service quite good. Will return.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was pretty good, but the service was very slow. My main entrée was rather flavorless, though the salad and dessert were quite good. 

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  8. RobL

    Toronto

    7 reviews

    2.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 2
    Unfortunately this place is a tourist trap. Quality was poor, taste was missing and it just seemed like it used to something good but now rests on that history. Many steak places in DC- try the others.

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  9. Faye

    Washington DC

    135 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    135 reviews

    Dined on March 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing experience. I took a friend to BV, her first visit. She remarked about the warm welcome by Hector, the friendly smiles of the waitstaff, and the excellent service by Fernando. Two perfect martinis by Kevin began our experience. Ah, the food -- now the shrimp cocktail (4 sumptuous, large shrimp), the delicious, perfectly prepared filet mignon, and the Mac and Cheese, along with the sauteed Spinach made for a perfect meal. Both the Chocolate Mousse cake and Cheesecake were taken home. My friend rated Bobby Van's 110% and stated that it could not have been better! That's why I adore coming to BV's. Thank you for being THE BEST.

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  10. ShaeM

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Food is good especially for the cost as it's not as expensive of some of the other steak houses. The menu seemed limited though. There was one waiter servicing the 6 tables on one side of the restaurant, so service seemed slow. Overall good experience and I would go back.
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on March 11, 2024
    Hi Shae, Thank you so much for your kind words. I am sorry about the service last week. Please ask for me when you return and I will do my best to make this up to you. Best, Hector

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  11. Porcupine

    San Francisco

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience! Food and service was wonderful! Scallops, steak and lobster were divine. Best Brussels sprouts I’ve ever had!
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on March 11, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. I love the Brussels too!

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was excellent waiter not so much, could understand what he was saying , screwed up our bill.. charged an extra $300 on out friends credit card. It was fixed but mistakes like that should not happen just Incase ppl don’t double check their credit card statements. Overall I would go back to give it another try,
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on March 11, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. I am so sorry to hear about your service however. I hope we have an opportunity to make this up to you in the future. Next time you come in please ask for me and I will do my best to make this up to you. Best, Hector

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  13. dfjones911

    Dallas

    54 reviews

    5.0

    54 reviews

    Dined on February 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, exceptional service. Our server was very attentive to our needs.

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  14. EvaM

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was delicious and the service very professional and friendly I will recommend these place with my friends

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service, they were attentive and flexible when we ordered the wrong fries, they changed them without any problem. Definitely going back, great experience!!!

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  16. AllahnaG

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had an amazing date night! The service was fantastic and the food came out fast and hot. Can’t wait to come back

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  17. AnthonyB

    Washington DC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Went for Valentine’s Day and they only offered a small special menu for the holiday. Staff was nice and attentive but was looking to explore more

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went for Valentine’s Day. Truly enjoyed. Will be back!

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was delicious. We had steak , mashed potatoes & sautéed spinach. For our starter meal I had the lobster bisque & my man had the calamari 👌🏾oh, the chocolate mousse was delicious too

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  20. RichardW

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place with excellent food and service , Highly recommend this restaurant.

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  21. Fulfilled

    Minneapolis

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Can't go wrong with any of the steak options......

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  22. JABsy

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    This was on Monday, so probably a bit light on the crowd. The atmosphere is nice, maybe a little outdated. The pear salad starter was terrific, my bf found the Caesar to be just ok, it was soggy. We both enjoyed the entree of filet mignon, we asked for medium, both were medium Rare/medium which was fine. Sides included mashed potatoes and broccolini , they were good. Dessert cheesecake and chocolate mouse cake were delicious! The staff/waiters were very attentive. I would say 4/5 on food, 3/5 on ambiance and 5/5 on staff. Overall a really nice experience I would come back for.

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  23. Cigarjoe

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Bobby Van's is our favorite steakhouse in DC. We go there every time we're in Washington. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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  24. BN03

    Minneapolis

    36 reviews

    2.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 1
    Our server did a great job, but the food and decor didn't live up to the reputation. Go to the other location on New York Avenue...way better. Wine list by the glass here is very poor with sub-par options by the glass...not even a Cabernet on the list for your steak. Poulet Paillard was really tough. Steak was flavorful. Manhattan was perfect! Seriously though, go to the other location. There's not much ambience here.
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    I am so sorry to hear about your experience at Bobby Van's the other night. We have made some changes to the wine list just yesterday and I apologize about not having better options when you joined us. Hopefully we will have an opportunity to make this up to you. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  25. fltgeek

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 26, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Went for a business dinner. The staff was attentive and professional. The food was prepared well and was delicious.
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  26. TerrieM

    Washington DC

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My friend and I hadn't seen each other in over a year so we met for lunch. We both ordered a glass of Prosecco but what came tasted too sweet and then we were told that it was sparkling wine because they don't have Prosecco. The service was excellent as was the food. I ordered the special which was blackened rockfish on a salad. My friend ordered the salmon with potatoes and vegetable. Of course, we were not charged for the Prosecco and our espresso coffees later were complementary due to the error.
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  27. TomZ

    Richmond

    11 reviews

    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on January 17, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    One of my preferred downtown dining spots for a business lunch. Always a nice group of people who work there who make you feel welcome and comfortable and give you plenty of time for having conversation. Food is always good; service is attentive and timely.
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  28. deputydog

    Washington DC

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and service used Groupon had a vey good time
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  29. Juan

    Tampa

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a great experience, staff was attentive. Thank you
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  30. carynf

    Washington DC

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is always delicious every time we come to Bobby Van's. The service is very professional. We look forward to our next visit.
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  31. AlleyR

    Richmond

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service! We were politely greeted and shown to our table. We had chosen the prix fixe menu so we selected from the choices provided. Everything was very good and cooked perfectly. We both had the filet mignon with Brussel sprouts and mashed potatos for our entree and cocktail shrimp for app. Lastly we had the delicious cheesecake for dessert. Our server even gave us a little wine on the house since it was our anniversary. They service and food continue to impress us and we will continue to recommend them!
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  32. Feast

    Washington DC

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and great service. Always wonderful to eat here.
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    great experience every time we go there! It’s honestly my favorite DC restaurant
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  34. Texan

    Houston

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time there and had a great experience. My wife and I will come back.
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  35. quincy57

    Philadelphia

    72 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    72 reviews

    Dined on December 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Groupon deal is wonderful and we have done it 3 times. The shrimp cocktail that is included is the absolute best you will find. The filet is well seasoned and quite good. The side dishes are plentiful for 2. The sautéed mushrooms are fantastic. The martini was chilled perfectly and came in a silver shaker that filled another half glass. Both desserts are good and we shared both 🍫 mousse and cheesecakes. This is a great deal on Groupon and should not be missed.
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  36. CarleneF

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 20, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Prices have gone up considerably. Missed old crew

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  37. JaymeR

    San Diego

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a wonderful dinner for 2 we had! Service was spectacular, food was amazing! Briny oysters, delicious steak and tasty cocktails! Great time was had by all!
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  38. GregoryS

    St. Louis

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 16, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We were disappointed that there was not a selection of different wines by the glass. And they were out of the more reasonable priced bottle of wine.
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Hi Gregory, Thank you so much for joining us. I totally agree and apologize about the selection. We have made some changes to the list recently and plan and making many more. Thank you for much. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  39. Bill

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
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    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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  40. JohnG

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service and excellent food. Good atmosphere and bottles of wine are 1/2 price on Saturday nights.
    Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NWResponded on February 8, 2024
    Thank you so much for joining us. Hopefully we have a chance to take care of you again soon. Best, Jonathan Langel

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FAQs

Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NW offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 589-0060.

Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NW is rated 4.5 stars by 3071 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

10:30 p.m.


Booked 6 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NW

809 15th St., NW, Washington, DC 20005

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Between H and I Sts.
  • Neighbourhood
    Downtown
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Tue–Fri 11:30 am–4:00 pm Dinner Tue–Fri 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual
  • Parking Details
    Valet
  • Public Transit
    McPherson Square Metro
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (202) 589-0060
  • Private party facilities
    Three private dining areas; three that can open up into one large room holding 95 persons seated; Minimum of twelve persons for a private room
  • Private party contact
    Management: (202) 589-0060
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