November 24, 2016

It's a Friday night at Compass Rose and you're waiting for a table. Classic. The bar is filled and then some, and you can barely hear the new (pick an artist) album over the chatter of the gentle mob of people crowded into the restaurant. You're not mad. You know what...

November 14, 2016

Wine is my favorite storyteller (sorry Dad, you’re a close second). As General Manager at Compass Rose, you’d hope that would be the case for me. I marvel in its worldwide tradition, with its wealth of data that range in everything from geopolitics to weather—even its...

November 2, 2016

Fans of Compass Rose: I am one of you. I've been eating, drinking, and talking about my favorite place in DC nearly since it opened in April 2014. I lived a block away for almost a year, and most nights their kitchen became my kitchen. One dish I immediately fell in lo...

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1346 T Street NW

Washington, DC 20009

N +38.92, W -77.03


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Like any great stall in a market, we know we’re sometimes hard to find. But once you know where we are, it’s hard to imagine how we manage to stay hidden in such plain sight. 


If you’re looking and can’t seem to locate us, we’re in a brick row home right on T Street NW between 13th and 14th Streets. 


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© 2016 Compass Rose

Mon - 5 pm - 12:30 am

Tues - Thurs 5 pm - 2 am

Fri - Sat 5 pm - 3 am

Sun - 11 am - 12:30 am

(Kitchen open Mon - Sat until 11 pm, 

Sun until 10 pm.)