On the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and N Street since 1933, Martin’s Tavern is owned and operated by fourth generation Billy Martin! 2018 will be 85 years in business, same location, same family – you don’t see that very often these days!

  • IT’S OUR 85th ANNIVERSARY – 1933-2018

    In March 1933, President Roosevelt legalized wine and 3.2 beer as a first step to lifting prohibition (December 5, 1933 lifted the ban on spirits). But many bars opened across the country in the Spring of 1933. And so 85 years later, we are still here in the same location with the 4th generation of […]

  • Something for Everyone!

    Join us for Brunch, Lunch or Dinner on the Patio weather permitting, or inside with TVs at the bar for sports!   Open 8am every Saturday and Sunday for Breakfast!  Healthy Salads, Steaks, Seafood, Chops and Comfort Food – something for everyone!  Check out our Beer & Wine List    Reservations – 202-333-7370

  • Brunch Served 7 Days

    Our full Brunch menu is served 7 days a week till 4pm!  Craving eggs, bacon, pancakes, french toast at 2pm on a Wednesday?  Martin’s is ready for you.

  • @manhattanpeachy Review of Martin’s Tavern

    Peachy’s Picks Washington D.C.: Martin’s Tavern Since 1933  A great review of Martin’s Tavern by @manhattanpeachy!

  • Romance is in the air at Martin’s Tavern!
  • Billy is in the Kitchen!

    Billy and cookbook author Lorraine Wallace whipped up the Tavern’s Chicken Marsala last week. The recipe will be featured in her upcoming cookbook. Check out her previous work, Mr. Sunday’s Soups!

  • Check out Billy on NBC 4!

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  • Changing Tastes D.C.’s Restaurant Renaissance Comes to Georgetown

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  • Martin’s Tavern Land’s in Iraq

    We received an email from Samuel Watson who is a loyal fan of Martin’s Tavern with some fantastic pictures. Drinking from his Martin’s Tavern coffee mug he is looking forward to the day that we can fill it for him! We are looking forward to seeing you soon! Martin’s Tavern Coffee Mug and a U.S. […]

  • Healing With Humor

    Patients at Walter Reed, Who Have Lost Limbs but Not Their Ability to Laugh, Find That a Joke Can Be the Best Therapy. Veterans of recent wars met at Martin’s Tavern to discuss how humor as well as breaking the ice can lower the walls between injured veterans and the society that is not sure […]

  • Martin’s Tavern Rolls Back Prices and Diners Relish the Day!

    In Honor of our 75th anniversary, Martin’s Tavern rolled back the prices to 1934 and over one thousand people stopped by to enjoy fine food, great company and prices that couldn’t be beat. While dining on everything from steaks and crab cakes to appetizers and salads, diners spent their time enjoying the fabulously low prices […]

  • Your Stories: Billy Martin’s Tavern Uncovers Old Photos

    Posted By: Kristen Fisher WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) – When you walk into Billy Martin’s Tavern, you can’t help but be hit by the history. “This is what we call the proposal booth,” says 4th generation owner, Billy Martin, as he walks along a row of old booths inside the restaurant’s main dining room. “It’s the […]

  • Are you a history buff?

    Then follow the lead of Delta’s Sky Magazine and stop in to Martin’s Tavern for a taste of Washington tradition. Click here to read up on Martin’s Tavern, as featured in the May 2009 issue of Delta’s Sky Magazine’s 1 City / 5 ways, Washington, D.C. Calls from the Dugout… “Is ‘The Bachelor’ off the […]

  • Martin’s Burger Featured in Washingtonian’s Burger Bracket

    Who makes the best burger in Washington? The Washingtonian held its Annual Burger Bracket this year and Martin’s burger made it to the second round in this year’s face-off. Make sure to stop by Martin’s and try one of Washington’s top-ranked burgers. Martin’s Classic Hamburger – 8 oz – Grilled Certified Angus Beef with lettuce, […]

  • Yeas & Nays: Knives, moonshine and presidents mark Martin’s 75 years

    The DC Examiner’s Yeas and Nays column stopped by the Tavern to catch up with Billy on the 75th Anniversary, stories from old days and more. Click here to read the article!

  • Martin’s gets a thumbs up from Tucker!

    Check out this glowing review from DC insider Tucker Carlson on The Daily Beast’s Buzz Board. “The oldest and still one of the best [restaurants in Washington, D.C.] is Martin’s Tavern on Wisconsin Avenue on Georgetown, serving interesting people since 1933.” Click here to read the entire blog post.

  • Martin’s Celebrated the Presidential Inauguration

    Crowds of locals and visitors alike decended upon the Tavern on January 20th to revel in the celebratory atmosphere surrounding the Inauguration of our 44th President, Barack Obama. Inauguration 2009Filling the restaurant and the bar, the Tavern was alive and well with the patriotism and American spirit that brings our country together. Martin’s Tavern now […]

  • Martin’s Tavern Gift Cards

    Visit us or call (202) 333-7370 for more information. Cards can be purchased at the tavern.

  • A Night Out with Chris Matthews at Martin’s Tavern

    By Sarah Wildman for the New York Times THE waiters at Martin’s Tavern in Georgetown see a lot of Chris Matthews, host of the opinionated “Hardball” and the lower temperature, eponymously named Sunday-morning discussion hour on MSNBC. “It’s very Christmas-y here. Very pubby. I’ll have clam chowder and prime rib,” he said, in his trademark […]

  • Martin’s Tavern Recommended in Southern Living’s November 2008 Issue: A Tale of Four Eateries

    This is where JFK proposed to Jackie. An institution since the 1930s, the pub serves traditional fare. A favorite of Washington’s political elite, it’s served every elected Presidential candidate since Harry Truman. Where else in the district can you tuck in to an all-American buffalo burger or a comforting Welsh rarebit? Dine here soon, and […]

  • Martin’s Tavern Gift Cards

    Trying to find the perfect gift for that hard to buy for person in your life? Give them the gift of great food and memories with a Martin’s Tavern gift card! Gift cards can be purchased at the Tavern or by calling 202-333-7370.