Recessions

Food & Drink
1823 L Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036 1823 L Street Northwest, Washington Directions
Today 12:00 AM - 2:00 AM Closed All Hours
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43% of 28 customers recommended

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    American, Pub Food, Seafood, Cafe, Mediterranean
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    <$15
  • Hours
    Sun
    12:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Mon-Thu
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Fri
    11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    Sat
    5:00 PM - 11:59 PM
  • Cuisine
    American, Pub Food, Seafood, Cafe, Mediterranean
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Street
  • Delivery
    Yes
  • Reservations
    No
  • Catering
    Yes
  • Good For Groups
    Yes
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Tips

250
15 Tips
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Report | 2 years ago
a bar mainly but it has good food.
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Report | 2 years ago
It's in a basement. It was a little stuffy but the service, and other customers made it a great evening. We went on Friday night, come as you are with Karaoke. It's just a hit or miss spot. I enjoyed.
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Report | 2 years ago
Go during regular lunch or dinner hours. The late night menu is greatly limited.
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Report | 2 years ago
Completely dead on a Saturday night...we were the only ones eating in the restaurant.
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Report | 2 years ago
The crowd is ridiculously ghetto. Of course with a name like Recessions, their target market is unemployed and under employed. People literally negotiated the price of the drink at the bar. All 'bartenders' were old men in their late 40's who seemed to own the place to. This means that they were cheap on alcohol. The place is incredibly unhygienic and unclean. I was there for about 2 hours, and the orange juice bottle was underneath the sink for those 2 hours. No refrigeration of anything whatsoever. Employees had no dress code, the only way you knew they worked there is cause they all had moustaches!
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Report | 4 years ago
This place is weirdly remote and dingy in the heart of downtown, and not in a good way. I would pass.
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Report | 5 years ago
The food was not good! I ordered mini crab cakes and they tasted horrible. I wonder if the meat was old?
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Report | 5 years ago
Great menu.
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Report | 5 years ago
My glass had lipstick on the rim, I don't wear lipstick.
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Report | 5 years ago
The staff was friendly but the place is not good to hang around.
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From Our Editors

Your taste buds are calling for some down home American cooking from Recessions in Washington. This restaurant also provides alcohol, so diners don't have to worry about bringing their own bottle. Take advantage of great beer and tasty bites when you stop by for happy hour. Recessions is a great location to host a group dinner.

A weeknight crowd is often present ? the restaurant doesn't take reservations ? so keep that in mind when planning your evening. Recessions is completely informal ? dress as you see fit (and are most comfortable).

Street parking is readily available near Recessions' L Street Northwest location. Leave the car at home and board convenient public transit stops at Farragut North Metro (Red), Farragut West Metro (Blue, Orange), and Foggy Bottom Metro (Blue, Orange).

Feeling hungry? Get the best bang for your buck at Recessions, a local restaurant. Head on over to Recessions first thing in the morning or last thing in the evening ? Recessions is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Indulge in all of your favorite American classics with a trip to the definitive standard in town at Recessions.

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Sun
12:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Mon-Thu
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fri
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Sat
5:00 PM - 11:59 PM
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