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Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant

Gordon Biersch Brewery & RestaurantGordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

900 F St NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20004-1404
United States

(202) 783-5454 | map

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Photo of hmarebel02
2.6/5  rDev -29.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Gordon Biersche is pretty standard anywhere you go. This brewery is situated all over the country, so the there really isn't much variety between the different bars. They are good however at creating solid beers. I've never tasted any funk here, but I've never been overly impressed either. They do make a good marzen. I believe all of the styles that they offer are lagers.

This particular place in Chinatown is always packed. The service is kind of sub-standard, but this mostly because its always so busy. Its a common place to meet up with DC area colleagues and office parties. Food is pretty standard. Its pricey.

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Photo of Hibernator
3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

After attempting to keep somewhat warm on top of a super windy Double Decker bus, we decided it was time to take a break from the sightseeing of DC and grab some lunch. We got off the touristy bus around the Ford Theater and stumbled upon Gordon Biersch. I'm glad we decided to go here because it was a toss up between GB and the Hard Café, which was also very close. Nevertheless, this place was bustling with the lunchtime rush and we had about a fifteen-minute wait, but that was no problem as it was the perfect excuse to belly up to the bar and order a beer. The bar and restaurant was very busy and I noticed the high ceilings are decorated with huge Gordon Biersch flags.

I started off with their Schwarzbier and eventually tried their Altbier as well. The selection was a tad limited and I usually expect a more from a brewpub. I counted about 5 or 6 beers with selections like Marzen, Hefeweizen, Golden Export and an Amber Ale, which was the Brewer's Special. You have the option to order a sampler so you can try all of them.

The menu is pretty diverse and everything I had was really solid. I started off with a cup of the Crab, Shrimp and Corn bisque and went with the meatloaf sandwich for my main course. The food was tasty and the garlic fries are certainly recommended. Service was attentive, friendly and competent.

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Photo of Applesauce1
4.22/5  rDev +15%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 5

I've been here twice now. Once after a Caps game, the other after visiting the National Building Museum. The atmosphere here is great. It's in an old bank. So, you've got the high ceilings and pillars. Off to the left, they've got their brewing equipment. There's a good sized bar of to the right. They've got some upstairs seating too. The music they play here is great too. As far as quality goes, I was very impressed. Food was served hot and fresh and beers were cold and filled to the brim. The service was great too. Both times I've been here I've been forced to leave good tips because of the friendly service. The only downside to this place is their selection of beers. They had 5 of their own on tap. I was hoping for more. The beers are good....but nothing great (average microbrew quality). On the other hand, the food was amazing. I had a burger my first time and a pasta dish my second time. The garlic fries here are amazing too. Overall, the prices seemed reasonable for this part of town. You're likely going to pay more other restaurants in the area.

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Photo of pinotboy007
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

A great place to linger before and after sporting events at Verizon Center, which is a quick, 3-minute walk away. The building used to be a bank so it's an impressive place and is immaculate.

The atmosphere is loud and festive, especially before a Capitals hockey game. I've been here several times so if you're going for dinner or lunch it's worth it.

The service is best at the bar where the bartenders (some of whom are drop-dead gorgeous)really pay attention to their patrons, even when they're swamped. It's a well run bar.

The beer selection consists of the standard GB offerings which are pretty decent. I wish they'd broaden things a bit. If you're a hop-head you'll leave wanting something more.

The food is good but some of the portions are tough to manage, especially the sandwiches. Their fries are good but be prepared for serious quanities of garlic.

Decent value for DC, especially given its proximity to the Verizon Center, Spy Museum, etc. There's noting on their menu that's over-the-top.

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Photo of BeerSox
4/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Located on the SW corner of F and 9th. In an area with a couple other brewpubs (Capitol City Brewing and District Chophouse). Probably closest to the Metro Center stop on the Red/Orange/Blue line, and the Chinatown on the Red/Green/Yellow line.

The interior is very nice with lots of marble everywhere, tall marble Corinthian columns, granite bar counter. Obvious neo-Roman/Greek architecture that's all over D.C. Not so Roman/Greek are the serveral large HDTVs that are on the walls. The bar is L-shaped with two TVs facing the front of the restaraunt, and two more toward the back. There is an upstairs area where the bathrooms are, but it's small and I didn't see anyone up there. It could be overflow space or reserved.

The beer was reasonably priced, and the servings were generous. Proper glassware is also used. The beers are good, but nothing spectacular. They do have good variety so you can probably find something good to match with your meal.

This place is a little better than what I expected, and I'm not sure why I haven't tried the place sooner. The D.C. location is probably one of the nicer ones in the chain.

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Photo of FightingEntropy
4.13/5  rDev +12.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

I haven't been in this GB in years, and it's worth the visit just for the tall marble columns that are the main feature of the restaurant. Very cool, light, open atmosphere, and easy to get too from the Gallery/Chinatown metro stop, across the street from the Portrait Gallery and the International Spy Museum.

As always with GB, the beer is well brewed, but not very exiting. The summer beer, Sommergold was light and overly grainy for me, but cleanly brewed. The Schwarzbier was a bit light for the style, but very refreshing in the heat of the DC summer. Clean and slight roasty, the smooth, dark lager was better than I expected. For beer, RFD a few blocks away is much better, but I like the food at GB better.

My unusually high ranking on service came from an attempt to have a pinapple pizza. Pizza is always a good vegetarian option, and my recent favorite is an old favorite--Hawaiian--w/o the dead pig. First pizza was burned accidently, so the manager apologized and bought me my Schwarzbier. Nice, but not necessary. The replacement pizza followed very shortly, and it was a Canadian bacon laden pizza--not an option, though it looked perfectly cooked. Third time is the charmed, and my nicely done pineapple pizza arrived. When the bill came, the pizza was also free--so, two beers and a meal cost me a bit over $5 officially. Again, not necessary, but nice. Food is good, beer more than adequate, and a fine location if you're by Chinatown.

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Photo of Sammy
3.2/5  rDev -12.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3

An ex-bank with nice ceilings and pillars,good amount of sunshine from large windows, maybe physically the nicest of this chain I have seen. Decent though not adventerous beer.Last day for Jason the brewer who is Charlottseville bound to do his own thing. The shwartzbier was the clear winner, the pilsner and kolsch OK. Very decent service and pleasant environment for a city because of tourism. More adventerous beer in other places, client directed.A place to go to kill some time between meetings and traffic clearing.

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Photo of scoobybrew
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3

The wife and I stopped in at Gordon Biersch (DC) on our recent vacation. We had been to the new location in Kansas City a few months ago and were so impressed with this chain that we had to check this location out while doing the touristy thing. The place is set in a large, high ceiling, lobby-like area of an older, but very well kept building that adjoins the Marriott hotel. The beer was, as expected, outstanding and well done. Our waiter was new to the place and seemingly new to craft beer as well, but was young and trying. I didn't cut him off when he was describing the beers as, not only was I not going to be rude, but I suppose you have to start somewhere right? The food wasn't as good as what we had in KC, but perhaps this was just the selection, as it wasn't really bad either - just kind of average in the flavor department. We would stop here again if in the area. Also, if planning a trip, it's right across from the International Spy Museum - which I highly recommend.

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Photo of MMAJYK
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 2 | food: 4

***Note: This was the bar at Regan airport in DC***

For an airport bar, it was clean and all of the wooden bars and tables were nice and homey.

The beer I had with my lunch (Marzen) was nice and a breath of fresh air after my flight from ATL.

The little lady who took my order was quite nice and very helpful. When they didn't have the beers I wanted, she was eager to get me another one.

I asked first for the seasonal, just like it told me to on the menu. In doing so, I found out they didn't have it. So, my next choice, (maybe their flagship?) the Hefe, they didn't have either. I ended up with the Marzen; my 3rd choice.

I had a BBQ sandwich that was great! Lots of BBQ piled high with cole slaw and great BBQ sauce. It went well with my beer.

As any airport bar/resturaunt, it was pricey. That is a standard though and should not be held against them.

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Photo of dmamiano
3.1/5  rDev -15.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

The place was packed. We were fortunate to get a high top table for the happy hour specials.
The inside was of an old back, marble columns, high ceilings and etching were impressive.

Beer selection was not too impressive in my opinion. I had the seasonal Maibock. Quite good .

Service was a bit sketchy, changing waitresses and making us "cash out" was a pain in the you know what.
Food was fair.
Not a bad place to visit. Average in my opinion.
I would have liked to see more selection of ales at the avail....but it was a fine second stop on the DC pub crawl.

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Photo of ZimZamZoom
3.6/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Hopping on a Friday afternoon before the Capitals playoff game. We managed a seat in the bar area for happy hour. We got half price appetizers and $1 off the pints. I had a maibock that was fair, and some great Southwest egg rolls. Our waitress was hot, and friendly, but really had a lot going on so couldn't linger too much. She did a fair job, then we had to cash out because they were switching servers. I really hate when they do that, but in this case we didn't buy anything from the new server.

The atmosphere is great. Nice historic building that could have been a bank in another life.

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Photo of soupyman10
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Went here after the Spy Museum for a quick snack and beer. Got the egg rolls and chef's appetizer platter, which was delicious, although fairly expensive ($15 for the platter) for a fairly limited amount of food. Service was good and quick, although the waitress admitted she'd just now learned about beer and was in the process of getting the whole process. Selection was limited, with BMC and then five or six brewed peers. Quality of brew was fairly good. Atmosphere was huge, vaulted ceilings that don't generally bring to mind anything beery, although the place itself was quite nice. Overall, okay, but the beer was okay and the prices were too high for me to go back too often.

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Photo of 86sportster883
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

I had lunch at Gordon Biersch and I have to say that really enjoyed the busy, urban atmophere and the friendly, professional service. Not at all pretentious despite the impressive, marble, big old bank-like decor.

Gordon Biersch has a large 2 story interior with a big L shaped bar. There's lots of marble, from the tiled floor to the numerous pillars distributed throughout. A string of floor to ceiling windows let in plenty of light and combined with the lively chatter of the lunch crowd, creates an energetic yet relaxing feel. Music plays softly in the background while the large HD flat screens silently broadcast CNN and ESPN with the closed captioning on.

There were six "authentic German lagers" on tap that included a Weizen Bock, Marzen, Golden Export, Schwarzbier, Hefeweizen and a seasonal Baltic porter. After the bartender gave me a sample of the bock and the porter, I ordered a porter and some food. My porter arrived expertly poured in a half liter willibecher glass sporting a big two finger rocky tan head. My Cajun Linguini arrived shortly thereafter. I thought the food was very good and the beer was solid too. The porter took a little getting adjusted to, seeming a little harsh at first, but was much more enjoyable after my palate adjusted.

Overall, I got a good vibe from this place. I only had one beer, which was certainly worthy, but didn't have the opportunity to sample more of their lineup. My food quickly disappeared without much of anything left over, and the service from behind the bar was really pleasant. I will most certainly go back, and next time, maybe even bring my wife.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

G.B.D.C. is a somehow cozy and comfortable place with high ceilings and wide pillars despite it's almost 'close proximity' seating due to its size. It seems to always be busy and full (I guess with lots of tourists coming through), but never crowded - although the bar can get stacked up.

The beers are very good, always well-balanced and clean. And I think that there's certainly enough selection and seasonals to keep most anyone happy except the most daring and adventurous of palates.

Service is with a smile, but not necessarily with a very watchful eye to your needs.

The food is quite good, and I really enjoy brunch there with a hearty lager and their breakfast burrito.

Considering the other two good places to get a beer on the strip, The Chop House and R.F.D., I'd pick Gordon Biersch.

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Photo of tpd975
3.78/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

A: Went to the location in national airport. Nice space yet small. Had plenty of TV's on showing the Redskins game.

Q: The beers and food were both good, not great but one of the better spots found in any airport.

S: Every seat was taken but they had plenty of staff standing by. Meal arrived quick and service was good. Seemed as though the staff helped each other out as more than one person was tending to our needs.

S: Pretty small menu both beer and food. Though the selection was small there were several good offerings. No wings though, nothing buffaloed, what's up with that.

F: See above. We had soup and sandwich, and BBQ grilled chicken breast with garlic fries. Fries were great everything else was good.

Value: Not bad for an airport. Meals as cheap as Friday's or anything like that. The beer's were $5 for a pint, could go for a Pils glass for a $1 more. I went with the big boy.

Overall: Great restaurant food and drink. Will stop again on my next trip to DC.

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Photo of fermobot2000
2.83/5  rDev -22.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3 | selection: 2.5 | food: 3

Located in an old bank. Just a couple blocks from the Verizon Center (or whatever it's called nowadays) on F Street. Interior is
very ornate as you would expect for a turn of century bank with marble pillars and ornate plaster ceiling. I wasn't as impressed with
rest of my experience.Though in defense of the servers the place was packed with a post hockey game crowd on a Saturday night
so the slowness was understandable. Had two different beers a specialty and a pilsner which while not bad tastinging were very
average/nondescript. Someone in my party had a $9.00 shot which
was about one finger and very skimpy. Appetizers were OK but pricey which again I guess should be expected for something in the center of D.C. Overall I wasn't too impressed & it didn't do much to dispell my view of chain brewpubs.

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Photo of SwillBilly
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

I've been to GB a bunch of times, most recently at the BA Bar crawl last week.

Located in an old bank building in the trendy Penn Quarter area of the District. When you walk into the lobby of GB you notice the high ceilings and openess of the restaurant. Dining tables are located on the left with a view of the brewery as well as on the 2nd floor and a large area to the right of the main entrance. Lots of marble adorns the place. The bar prominently situated towards the rear of the space. Long and L shaped with plenty of stools. Flat screen tv's are positioned above the bar for your viewing pleasure. Now to the beer. GB brews mainly German style lagers with 4 standard beer always on tap. A nice Schwarbier, a Golden Lager, Marzen, Hefe and light lager. Where you find the "good stuff" is in the seasonals and one off's done by brewmaster Jason Oliver. This year he has brewed a fantastic Baltic Porter and Keller Pils. During our BA visit they had a Czek lager (Pils) that was pretty tasty. Service is questionable at best. Their beer knowledge is minimal which is sad for a place known as a beer bar. As for food, I've had the mahi-mahi sandwich which I like and their famous Garlic Fries which you will taste until the next day. They're damn good but they will kill your breath for a day or 2. Overall, GB is a nice place to grab a beer. Nothing outstanding, but good solid lagers. Definitily worth a stop while in town.

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Photo of Atlas1
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

My wife works near this Gordon Biersch and I've been in a number of times without really giving it much credit. But after meeting the brewmaster, Jason Oliver, there on a visit during American Craft Beer Week, I decided to give the place its due and write up a review.

The brewpub/restaurant is located in a historic old building in the Gallery Place/Penn Quarter neighborhood in Washington. It's just across the street from the Spy Museum, and one block away from the Gallery Place/Chinatown metro. It's a very good, very busy neighborhood. Lots of good bars and restaurants in the area, to go with some great museums nearby. GB itself is in a huge two-story setting. Picturesque columns line the main room. The bar is in front of you as you walk in, and the brewery is off to the left. A nice, large, beautiful setting. I wouldn't exactly call it atmospheric, because it's usually filled with loud tourists, but it is a nice place.

The beer selection is nothing to write home about, but it isn't bad. They typically have their year-long brews available, which include a Pils, a Marzen, a Light beer, and a Schwartzbier. On my latest visit they also had a Hefeweizen and a Maibock available. I had both the Hefe and Maibock. Not bad beers, but not great either. And I think that's basically where GB stands with most of its beers. They all seem to be fairly quaffable brews that please the mass hordes of tourists who visit the location every year. But true beer geeks will likely be left wanting a bit more. I totally understand, though, who the primary target audience is here, and their beers make sense for that purpose.

The staff at the Washington GB was extremely nice and helpful. The hostesses, bartenders, and brewers were all very helpful. One of the bartenders I spoke with would do well to educate himself a bit more on beer styles as a whole, because his knowledge of the styles they had available was limited at best, but he was otherwise jovial and helpful.

This GB is worth a visit if you're in the area. It's not the best brewpub in the world, but it's a nice place to hit if you've been walking around town all day visiting museums and monuments, and you need a comfortable, air conditioned place to kick back for an hour or so with a cold beer.

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Photo of dedrinker
3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 2 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Without regard to the business occupying the building, the space is very impressive - high vaulted ceilings, marble columns, wide open spaces. But for a brewpub? Very uninviting, very cold and formal. The beer has earned its reputation as solid American offerings of traditional German styles, and I won't argue with that. Their core beers are as close to the originals that inspired them as you'll likely get in the states. The hefeweizen is indeed the most true German tasting hefeweizen made in America I have yet tasted. The food is mostly good quality, and the service is fine, if at times over-friendly ("I'll be your best friend for a tip"). For downtown D.C. I would expect this place to be open later, but it isn't. This is not a nightlife kind of place, but more of a suit, tie and cigar; manly happy hour place. The neighborhood has still to reign in their importunate, confrontational and surly homeless population, but it is safe on the whole. I would recommend everyone to go there at least once, but take heart in all the other bars in the Metro area if this one isn't your style.

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Photo of ghostmech007
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Nice place. Nice big high marble ceilings. Big beautiful brewery to your left and a nice bar to your right. This site used to actually be The Bank of the District of Columbia.

The place is very dependalbe in my opinion. The beer is good and the food is even better. Just thinking about those garlic fries.... But any case I would highly recommend this to anybody. My favorite beer of there's is the Hefewiezen which was one of the best I have ever had.

The service is alright I've been there at times when the barkeep will keep your beer glass filled but others that didn't. I have been there at different times of day, sometimes for lunch othere for dinner but still.

The varitiy of brews that they have isn't all that great. Hefewiezens, Pilsners, and Lagers are they main ones but they have others as well. One thing though is that they have only German style brews which falls under the Reinheitsgebot... which if anybody doesn't realize is completely organinc. Another cool thing is that they have a service that you get a "Sampler Pack" which is the five main beers they brew year round in shot glasses for you... it's free.

They food is amazing. I love everything on there menu. Especially during Oktoberfest where they make this best German food in America.

This place can get a little pricey if you stick with the main entrees and get lots of beer but a great place to visit if your in DC.

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Photo of jjboesen
4.2/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

This is probably the most ornate venue for an onsite brewpub that I've ever visited - I believe this site was once a bank (or am I thinking of the nearby District Chophouse?) In any case, a little too fancy for one who just wants to relax over a good pint. The beer is dependable; GB specializes in German lagers, however they did offer a Baltic Porter during my last visit. Of course, they always have the helles (amber colored) and the schwarzbier ("dark beer") and the wonderful Maibock. Given the location across the street from the Spy Museum and the recently renovated Museum of American Art means plenty of tourists - but locals hang out often. While not a regular visitor, I still make it a point to drop by for an ocassional drop. The food BTW is very good and well above pub grub. On weekends, GB has a brunch, which includes a massive breakfast burrito.

Update (May 25, 2007) GB has a new location in Rockville, Maryland, a suburb of DC.

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Photo of alysmith4
3.1/5  rDev -15.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Went to this place last night.. was anxious to compare it to the DC Chophouse and Capitol City Brewing Company. Was impressed with the high ceilings, and the feeling of grandure that they impart on the restaurant as a whole. I also liked the spacial, somewhat "flat" layout. From any vantage point in the place, you can see the bar and the other tables, etc.

The food was good.. various orrferings of typical American fare - though I think the place is German technically. I wasn't terribly impressed with the beer however. I tried a sampler of the four different kinds they had, and had a hard time picking one that I really liked to have with dinner. I went with the Hefeweizen, but the decision was relative. All the other beers had a bit of a "dirty" taste to them. Seems like they may not use the best ingredients, or maybe the beer isn't all that fresh. Might go there again, but I prefer the Chophouse or Cap City.

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Photo of Bierguy5
4.28/5  rDev +16.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I have never had a strong opinion about Gordon Biersch. I thought their beers were decent, but not exceptional. My opinion has changed somewhat after visiting this location. This one is located right across from the International Spy Museum. The inside has a nice display of the brew kettles and tanks. Large columns, keeping the theme of D.C. architecture are inside, and the entire place is very open with large ceilings. The beers we had were very fresh, and pretty solid. Cheers for offering samples of everything. Along with thier usual, they had seasonals which included a Kolsch (which was served in a larger version of a kolsch glass), and a Czech Lager. Our server was very friendly, fast, and knowledgeable about the beers she was serving. Our food was very good, and reasonably priced, particularly considering the area. I look forward to visiting more GB locations.

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Photo of hunteraw
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Met a friend here for dinner.

Atmosphere was fine, very open so it appeared big. Not particularly loud (this was a Thursday night). Most of the tables aren't very private, however, so probably not an intimate date place.

Quality: Two of the beers stood out for me, the Czech Pilsener and the Maerzen. The others were all a little lack-luster.

No complaints about service, the waitress was very helpful and knew about the beers that were offered, though she admitted that she wasn't a big beer fan before she started working at GB and realized that "all beer doesn't taste the same."

Many different beers (and plenty of food!) are offered, from kolsch to hefe weizen, to scharzbier. There's a big enough variety to show someone who is new to beer that "all beer doesn't taste the same," but the selection is limited to German styles. Once someone starts warming up to beer, you want to show them a Belgian pale ale, or an IPA, but nothing of that kind is going to be available at GB. One definite plus for the selection category was that their sampler (a shotglass of each beer offered) is free. Definitely encourages trying new things!

Food: I ordered the cajun pasta, and devoured every bit. She had the ginger salmon and left some, but the bit I had of that was quite good too. For an appetizer, we had the fried artichoke, which was excellent.

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Photo of TheSarge
4.13/5  rDev +12.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Fellow Beer Advocates, thus far this is the best brewpub I've come across since I've been in the Washington DC area for the last week that I’ve been here (today is 23 Jun 06). It's not a locally generated establishment, but the shell that they've placed this bewpub in is quite nice. Everything is decked out in marble and brass. Fermenting tanks are visibly seen, and the bar area is well kept.

The food is pretty good and nicely presented. Not too expensive. I spent about $9 on myself for a Ruben and fries. Our waitress was especially attentive. The best service I've had in DC in any restaurant.

The brew they serve is kept with a German theme. I had their Heffeweizen, Maerzenbier, and their seasonal, which was Czech Lager. The Heffeweizen was the best, probably because I'm partial to Heffeweizen. If you find yourself in DC and you only have enough time for one good brewpub, I recommend this place because of the service, not the brew. If you’re not a big fan of German beer, go ahead and go to a Capitol Brewing Company establishment for some good old American style craft brews.


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Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant in Washington, DC
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