Last Updated: 11/1/2020

Current Status:

The grand Federal building near the famous stairs is opening for dine-in service on November 6 and  offering limited baked goods and wine sales.  They also have meals for Thanksgiving.  As part of the relaunch they have brought in a new chef Kyoo Eom, who most recently worked at Dirty Habit in Hotel Monaco.

Gift Cards: Link – appears to be redeemable at all group locations.

Employee relief fund for Clyde’s Group Restaurants.


Cuisine: New and Old American
Neighborhood: Georgetown
Address: 1226 36th Street, NW Washington, DC 20007
Website: https://www.1789restaurant.com/
Reservations: Opentable

Other Critics/Voices:

Washington Post: 2 Stars from Tom.

Washingtonian: No review under new chef, but noted on a list of best of Georgetown:


Michelin: Approved, but no star.