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Le Diplomate pays sincere homage to French cafe culture, providing a comfortable, versatile gathering place that’s become an anchor for Washington, D.C.’s resurgent 14th Street corridor.

Painstakingly built out of a historic structure that harnesses the artful spirit of a Parisian brasserie, the interior and exterior pay subtle tribute to tradition, imbuing every meal with a sweeping sense of European drama. The extensive menu features a variety of Gallic classics, including onion soup gratinée, steak frites and escargots, as well as daily plates such as bouillabaisse and cassoulet. A thoughtfully curated wine list and specialty cocktail program complete the transporting experience.

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Group Dining


• Semi-private L’Orangerie with seating for up to 46
• Semi private & enclosed Terrace with seating for up to 60
• Group dinner available 7 days a week.
• Available for private luncheons Monday - Friday

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Ring in 2024 with Le Diplomate!


Celebrate 2024’s arrival in a winter wonderland full of sparkling lights, bountiful garlands, and endless libations.

From 10:00 pm to 2:00 am, revel in live Jazz music and indulge in premium fruits de mer, caviar, passed cocktails, and canapés. Special selections of champagne will be flowing all night alongside towers of Absinthe leading up to a midnight toast. A digital photo booth will capture memories made to cherish for years to come.

Tickets are $275 per person for all food and beverages for the evening, excluding tax and gratuity. Purchase your ticket on Resy.

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Inside D.C.'s busiest brunch with Le Diplomate GM Peter Koll


Read more about the “boss of brunch” General Manager, Peter Koll.