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Capitol City Brewing Company

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Capitol City Brewing CompanyCapitol City Brewing Company

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57 Ratings
Ratings: 57
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.48%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1100 New York Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20005-3934
United States
phone: (202) 628-2222

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Reviews by ckeegan04:
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4.08/5  rDev +14.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5 | $$

Dropped in on a Friday night while in town for a quick guys weekend with some old college friends. The place was very crowded but we managed to snag a couple of seats at the bar. Kind of a weird art-deco/modern mix for style. Couple of TV's around with sports on. Bartender quickly greeted us and took our order. He was very friendly and knowledgeable and he also gave me a sample of their RIS when I asked what 'Fuel' was on the menu. All the other beers were listed as 'Kolsch', 'Pale Ale', etc so I was interested.

Had the Kolsch and Pale Ale over dinner and I was very impressed. Neither were knock your socks off amazing but they were both certainly very good beers. There were also a few others around who you could tell were into beer and the bartender was chatting it up with them as well.

I had a burger and it was certianly passable. Nothing great, but still above average for bar food.

Prices were a touch high compared to what I am used to, but certainly within reason for a place in the heart of DC.

07-30-2009 23:06:37 | More by ckeegan04
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2/5  rDev -43.8%

07-23-2014 03:17:03 | More by freimuth
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3.38/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5 | $$

I previously visited Capital City back in 2008 when I was first getting into craft beer and thought the place was great at that time. I've come along way since then and I must say my June 2014 visit was a disappointment. The beers are basic and bland and it's same with the food. Atmosphere was not that beer-centric vibe that most of us crave, rather it was dominated by tourists and young political types drinking cocktails after work. I asked our waiter if I could get a flight and he stared at me blankly. I patiently explained what a flight was and he finally said, "Oh, you mean a sampler." When I mentioned that "flight" is a very common beer term he said he wasn't interested in beer so he really didn't know...

07-01-2014 04:09:29 | More by coldriver
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

06-28-2014 04:18:45 | More by BarleyHunter
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

06-19-2014 23:04:51 | More by Sound_Explorer
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

06-14-2014 18:41:41 | More by mkf629
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

05-20-2014 20:47:55 | More by paulish
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

03-14-2014 13:36:10 | More by speedvagen
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

03-03-2014 12:55:02 | More by Storning
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

02-26-2014 22:28:09 | More by Boone757
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Capitol City Brewing Company in Washington, DC
82 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.