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smith & wollensky?

polly parker Jan 4, 2008 06:21 AM

is it good? i made RW reservations there and am curious as i've never heard much. I do love steak and never treat myself to any of the upscale steak houses in dc. thanks in advance!

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    dcandohio Jan 4, 2008 09:14 AM

    I've never been to the DC location(s), but have been unimpressed at other locations. It's very expensive for what you get.

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      dagmar Jan 4, 2008 08:45 AM

      Nothing like it should be, which is the NYC version.
      My steak was a former flip-flop sole, and our server chimed in on our conversation at every opportunity.

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        Pappy Jan 4, 2008 07:39 AM

        Probably the most bare bones of all the steak joints. I did have a pretty big filet there once. Other than that, I can't think of anything good to say about the place. It would probably be my second-to-last choice of the 10 or 12 steakhouses in the city.

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          Elyssa Jan 4, 2008 07:10 AM

          Do yourself a favor a make a reservation at Prime Rib for RW! It's a great deal and delicious food.

          1. monkeyrotica Jan 4, 2008 06:50 AM

            I've had the porterhouse for lunch in the grill area and it was just okay. service was pretty decent too, but the place wasn't crowded. I don't think I'd bother returning for dinner though. I'd be more inclined to treat myself to Rays the Steaks, Prime Rib, or maybe Capital Grill.

            1. Bonz Jan 4, 2008 06:23 AM

              No, it is not good. However, it is expensive.

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