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Hours

Mon–Tue 5:00 PM–10:00 PM

Wed–Thu 5:00 PM–11:00 PM

Fri 5:00 PM–Midnight

Sat 10:00 AM–Midnight

Sun 10:00 AM–10:00 PM

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Tips for Le Diplomate

Critic Tom Sietsema was "most surprised by Le Diplomate’s reliability" saying it's one of the hardest qualities to achieve. 265 seats w/ patio. 25 cooks are behind the scenes here. 3/4 stars.

Le Diplomate

- Washington Post


Le Diplomate, under the care of executive chef Adam Schop, executes a perfect omelet, an expert steak au poivre, a divine apple tart, everything delivered by some of the best servers in the city.

- Washington Post


At last a real French Bistro has arrived on 14th Street. Bienvenue Le Diplomate to the neighborhood.

Le Diplomate

- Gregory Nelson


Great food and great service. Looks like Pastis in NYC. I tried foie gras and lamb shank - both amazing. Beef Bourguignon was so-so, but I would definitely come back to try other dishes.

- Masha Tatianina


Basically, this is Parc in DC, and that's a good thing.

- Tucker Johns


The Burger Americain is made with two slim, seared patties tucked into a golden bun baked in-house, draped with American cheese and topped with a few tart pickles, plus its own mystery sauce.

Le Diplomate

- Washington Post


Starving or exploding, the Dark Chocolate Napoléon is beyond imperial. Definitely the best thing that happened to France since the Revolution.

- Bruno Zalum


Reservations are a must if you plan visiting Le Diplomate during peak hours. When you do get a table, don't miss the chicken foie gras parfait and the near perfect steak frites.

- Serious Eats


Great outdoor seating, bad street parking (valet available). And most importantly, the food & service is stellar. Perfect neighborhood for a post-meal stroll.

- Jules Weiss


The Bitches Say: A! Snag a patio table and be sure to save room for dessert. The Bitches awarded Le Diplomate with the Most Worth the Hype and Best Dessert awards of 2013!

- Bitches Who Brunch


It can be hard to get a reservation inside, but the outside tables often have a reasonable wait on off-nights. Try to visit on a Monday or Tuesday.

- Ardvaark


In the future this will be a Taco Bell.

- John Porter


"In a French-ass restaurant...hurry up with my damn croissant!" #yeezus

- Mike Fraietta


If there's one thing you want to indulge on, it's the massive Grand Plateau seafood tower featuring rockweed, various oysters, clams, mussels, scallops, lobster, uni, snow & king crab, and shrimp!

Le Diplomate

- DC Dining Adventures


Love this place. The food and service were impeccable.

Le Diplomate

- Jan Stevens


The steak tartare hors d'oeuvre is a real chef d'oeuvre.

- Bruno Zalum


Pimm's and cheese platter. Nom nom

Le Diplomate

- Nour Khoury


Waiter a bit pushy to do dinner not just drinks and snacks. Otherwise quite lovely with great cheese/bread. On the expensive side.

- Ryan K.


Fantastic steak frites.

- Allison Kasic


The Burger Américain is just fantastic. From the bun, to the beef, to the cheese, everything is perfect.

Le Diplomate

- DC Dining Adventures


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