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Succotash PRIME, Washington, DC

Succotash PRIME

4.4
4.4
2745 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Succotash PRIME is a progressive perspective of classic Southern favorites. James Beard Award winner Edward Lee brings his Korean roots and Southern repertoire to a soulful Southern Steakhouse menu.

SUCCOTASH is named after the classic dish that has been a longstanding staple of the Southern table. While many know “Succotash” when they see it, the dish has been interpreted, modified, and passed from generation to generation for centuries. Our “Succotash” is special to us and we invite you to experience the South from our point of view.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 142 times today
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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    American, Southern, Steakhouse

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat 11:00 am–3:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 11:30 am–8:00 pm Sat, Sun 4:00 pm–8:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–4:00 pm Dinner Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 3:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (202) 849-6933 ext. 9

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Owned/operated by

    LGBTQ+

  • Executive chef

    Jamie Knight

  • Catering

    SUCCOTASH Penn Quarter offers a selection of private and semi private dining options. For more information please contact our Events Director at Kaye Newsome at kaye@kneadhd.com

  • Private party facilities

    We offer various private and semi-private options in our beautiful historic bank building. We also offer custom menu options for parties of 10 to 400 guests. Please contact our Events Director, Kaye Newsome, Kaye@kneadhd.com, for more information.

  • Private party contact

    Events Director: (202) 849-6933

  • Neighborhood

    Penn Quarter

  • Cross street

    9th Street NW (Between 9th and 10th)

  • Parking details

    Garage and street parking are available throughout the Penn Quarter neighborhood and in close proximity to the restaurant.

  • Public transit

    Gallery Place Station & Metro Center Station are located one block from from the restaurant.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined today

    overall1food4service1ambience5
    Perhaps the worst service I’ve had when dining out. I don’t know if it’s because they are understaffed or under trained, but everything was slow, rudely delivered, and in two cases not delivered at all.
  2. B

    Baking

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined today

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Started a little slow due to not being able to find the bottle of wine we ordered. The manager fixed the issue and it was all up from there. The Hot Fried Oysters are phenomenal. The chicken in the Chicken and Waffles is perfectly friend. Portion size is generous. And not surprisingly, the Succotash side is a must.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good was delicious and the service was even better. Got a delicious complimentary dessert and wine pairing for my husbands birthday and that topped off a great meal.
  4. CL

    ChicLibra29

    New York Area

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was my first time to the Succotash in DC as I had been to the one in National Harbor. And the one in DC was absolutely fabulous! The ambiance is beautiful giving friendly and relaxing vibes. The food is mind blowing especially the shrimp and grits plus I highly recommend the fried green tomatoes. And the Bella Punch was a delicious and flavorful way to decompress after a crazy week. The service staff was excellent and the manager was so sweet checking in to make sure I had a great experience, which I certainly did. I plan to come back again!!
  5. MH

    MichelleH

    Atlanta

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was incredible! The portion sizes were very large, my party ordered way more food than any of us could finish. All of the dishes are made to share due to size!
  6. MW

    MatthewW

    Baltimore

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    The food was amazing but you better be ready for some spice! Cocktails took way to long to arrive though.
  7. X

    Xclaimit

    Washington DC

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    great food. great service. deviled eggs are amazing.
  8. N

    Nate

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I went here for lunch and got the chicken and waffles - the food was amazing, the atmosphere was great, and the prices were very reasonable for the quality and location.
  9. e

    experienceddiner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food5service3ambience5
    The only problem we encountered at our dinner for 6 was with the hostess staff. This was before 5pm & ithe place wasn’t full. They seated us by the drafty front door there was another table for 6 that was visible & when asked they refused to move us- we asked again because we had an 80 year old grand parent with us They reseated us after more discussion among themselves. The rest of our experience was just great.
  10. MC

    MichaelC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time at Succotash, just wanted a drink and something light before theater. Everything was fine, the server also was concerned with our ability to get to the theater on time. Thank you!
  11. LP

    LPTinDC

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience5
    Loved the ambiance and setting! Service was bit above average — funny waiter. Food was mediocre at best
  12. B

    Buffy

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience4
    Went for Thanksgiving with my husband. Disappointed in some of the serving sizes, only one devilled egg (in essence half an egg) for example, was offered per person. And we were expected to share the Mac and cheese. Cornbread cakes were dry but the butter and jam served with them made up for it. I ordered the vegetarian option which was overly salty and lacked flavor. My husband ordered the meat option - wasn't asked whether he wanted light or dark meat and was only brought light meat. Desserts, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and green beans were all good. Overall the ambience and service were great, but the food was a let down for the price and I don't see myself returning next year.
  13. TM

    TMF1

    Washington DC

    23 reviews

    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    It was Thanksgiving, the food was delicious, I didn’t have to cook it or clean up. It was great.
  14. DC

    DCfoodie

    Washington DC

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience4
    We went to Succotash for their Thanksgiving Prix Fixe menu. I had heard great things about the food, so we were excited for their holiday menu. The service ruined the meal for us. After ordering drinks, we waited 30 minutes for them to arrive, only to have the wrong drinks delivered. No one returned with new drinks so we flagged down the manager, who then had our server return to ask what we ordered. 30 minutes later our drinks finally arrived (it was only a glass of wine and their premade cider). The food was subpar (and not warm), and wasn't delivered in a timely manner for a prix fixe menu. We felt terrible for the next table, who received all of their courses at the same time and they barely had room on the table for their drinks. Based on the food quality and service, I would never return to this restaurant. The ambiance is nice, but that doesn't make up for the service and food quality.
  15. n

    ness17

    Washington DC

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience2
    We had reservations and arrived 10 minutes early. We were seated at a table right across from the bar. We asked to be moved upstairs and was told that there wasn't anything available. Ok. But in less than 5 minutes, the couple that came in after us was escorted upstairs. The restaurant had a set menu for Thanksgiving which was fine. We were looking forward to the offerings. However, it took 30 minutes for us to get our starters after the server stopped by on three separate occasions to apologize for the delay. In the meantime, we saw other patrons receive their food in a timely manner. After waiting another 25 minutes of not receiving the main course, we decided to ask for the general manager to give us a check to pay for the salad, drink and deviled egg that we had eaten so that we could leave. She was unapologetic and very condescending. She didn't charge us for the food that we ate but needless to say, we went without Thanksgiving dinner! Very disappointed because we'd visited the restaurant on another occasion, and it was a different experience. That is why we chose this restaurant on such a special day.
  16. WF

    WrigleyFan72

    Chicago

    36 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience5
    Thanksgiving dinner. Beautiful space. Set menu so had high expectations that meal would go off without a hitch. Our salad was forgotten and brought out with main course plates. Food was generally good, but my stuffing had burned (well beyond crispy) parts and pecan pie tasted over-baked as well. Mac and cheese, salad, and green beans were very good. Service was slow. Very long lulls between starters (minus the forgotten salad) and main course and then between main course and dessert. I always feel bad when people have to work on holidays. Our server was nice, but you could tell she knew there were issues with food not being ready.
  17. TD

    ThanksgivingDin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    Turkey was not cooked all the way through. But the service was good.
  18. F

    Flint

    Washington DC

    34 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience3
    My wife, daughter, and I had Thanksgiving Dinner here at Succotash PRIME for a second year in a row. This year's dining experience was not as nice as last year. The service was very good, the entire wait staff did a good job. The disappointment was THE FOOD! While they give you ample amount of food, this year the food WAS NOT HOT at all, in fact, it was barely luke warm. A huge disappointment. Will not be going back next year for Thanksgiving.
  19. j

    joycel

    Washington DC

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall2food1service1ambience2
    The Thanksgiving menu was an embarrassment. Plate full of green beans, exactly a tablespoon of unseasoned mashed potatoes and dressing A slice of turkey and ham the exact size of my pinky finger. No rolls It was 2 extra mini previously frozen Costco tasteless corn muffins 1/2 deviled egg The salad was pretty best part of the thanksgiving meal. My server was dry and motionless like a mummy Borderline rude very inattentive. His name was G. Kwmane Either he was very tired, sick or just had issues Either way you should not have had him working on thanksgiving day I sat in what felt like a dark room The lighting was terrible it’s not sexy calming etc It was dark and gloomy It was very annoying. I had to ask twice to have the candle on the table lit just to be able to see my food. $215 for 2 people I promise I’ll never go back I should’ve make reservations at Ruth Chris. Lesson learned
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Jose was so great!! Made my cousins birthday special!
  21. GH

    GeoffH

    Detroit

    9 reviews

    2.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience5
    We came here to celebrate our Thanksgiving holiday and man was it a disappointment. The deviled eggs and the salad were the highlights of the meal. The food was cold and had little to no flavor. Cornbread stuffing was burnt, Mac and cheese was cold and flavorless. The desserts looked like they came from a Sara Lee box. I feel like the whole meal was an afterthought. Sad. We were really looking forward to dining here.
  22. ST

    SusanT

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We made reservations at Succotash Prime for their special Thanksgiving faire. The food was great, the service was superb and the ambience was even better. A total enjoyable dinner.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    The Thanksgiving Menü was average. We love this restaurant and will continue to eat here. But we won’t come back for Thanksgiving. Too expensive and just not that great for a pre-fix menu.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thanksgiving
  25. R

    Rose

    Washington DC

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had Thanksgiving dinner and it was plentiful and delicious. Service was excellent. It is a beautiful space and I hope to go back again, my only concern is the noise level since it is all hard surfaces.
  26. RG

    ReneeG

    Raleigh

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thanksgiving menu was generous and delicious. Ambiance was really cool and the service was great. So glad we chose Succotash for our Thanksgiving family meal.
  27. CG

    CherylG

    Washington DC

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall2food1service5ambience5
    The food was too spicy and not tasty. The ambiance and service were excellent.
  28. GS

    GeoffS

    Washington DC

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service were both very good. Building is a spectacular space.
  29. SW

    SiccolaW

    Washington DC

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall1food4service1ambience2
    We came in on time for our reservation, there were leather cushions seats and hard back seats available. She sat us in the hard back seats. We ask could we sit in the cushion sits and they told us no because we didn’t have a reservation;but we did. And then she said oh you need to have a party of 4 instead of just 2?!? But there were people sitting in the cushion seats with only 2 people. She sat people of color on the hard back seats and others in the cushion. Good wasn’t bad but I felt like I was in the 1950s segregation.
  30. s

    sbechicago

    Chicago

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    We were visiting DC and had dinner here. The space is beautiful and the staff were great. Overall, we had some fantastic food alongside some that really missed the mark. We started with the grilled prawns and wedge salad. Both were fantastic, especially the prawns — grilled perfectly with a fresh slaw. The salad was very fresh. We then shared a petite filet with the onion-bacon jam and horseradish sauce for toppings. The steak was absolutely fantastic! The rub of spices and the char in it was delicious and the meat was tasteful and tender. The toppings, though, were really disappointing. My husband didn’t mind the onion-bacon jam, but it tasted more like it had the consistency of canned tuna fish rather than a jam. The horseradish sauce was essentially a cream sauce with the most minimal hint of horseradish. When I have a steak and am putting horseradish with it, I want to taste the horseradish! We also had the “old bay” mac and cheese. Sadly, there wasn’t an ounce of old bay taste to it. We had actually forgotten it was supposed to until we saw it on the bill! The taste was just missing something for me. The service was fantastic. Our server took time with us as we ordered. I had also ordered a glass of (expensive) wine that didn’t taste right to me — like the bottle had been opened for a while. The manager was more than happy to open a new bottle and pour me a new glass, and acknowledged that the first glass had not smelled great. I was made to feel heard and really enjoyed the fresh glass. Overall, it was a good dinner with a great steak and shrimp, but with some sides really missing the mark on flavor.
  31. SS

    SimonS

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Love going coming here before Capitals games. Food is great and the service is usually very good. I did try to get two tables put close together, not next to each other, just somewhat close. I added note in my reservation, called the day before, asked when we got there but they "couldn't do it" even though there were two empty tables next to each other on the second floor that other people sat at shortly after we sat down. Not the end of the world, but didn't seem like the hardest request to fulfill.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience2
    We went for our anniversary dinner. The waitress took 15 minutes to greet us. Our drinks took 40 minutes to arrive after ordering. My drink was not what I ordered and it was substituted without my approval. In fact, my bourbon was substituted for a lesser value bourbon. Appetizers took extremely long to arrive as well, although tableware arrived shortly after ordering. Spacing in the restaurant is less than ideal. Due to this, you can hear your neighbors conversation over your own normal speaking voice. The noise level and proximity forces you to shout to be heard.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    Definitely do the taste of the south ! So good !
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 17, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    MJ our server was excellent she gave us great recommendations and was enjoyable. The entrees were good and the cocktails were tasty.
  35. RS

    RebeccaS

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic decor and ambiance in a great historic building downtown. Outstanding service from our server Mike! Tasty and elegant cocktails & delicious food! Great for lunch or dinner.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    My group enjoyed the food although conversation was difficult because of high noise levels. This diminished over time as customers left and tables became empty. But I would return
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved it, waiter gave me a great recommendation when I asked what would pair well with the chicken & waffles (watermelon & peanut salad, since I was looking for something light to balance). Location is beautiful, and every single staff member that delivered food to the table was polite and attentive. It was my first time, and I will definitely be back with friends.
  38. JC

    JeffC

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a spectacular brunch at Succotash. My wife tries shrimp and grits about everywhere. She declares the Succotash shrimp and grits the best she's ever had. Asked why and she responded that the crispy cheese crackers were a great addition and the shrimp was cooked the least possible of doneness, very fresh. I had the lobster eggs Benedict and it was fabulous. The eggs were perfectly poached and the biscuits had great texture and taste. For an appetizer we had the deviled eggs and can't say enough about those. The bacon jam deviled egg was the better of the two offered. All in all a great place.
  39. AT

    AngelaT

    Washington DC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Always tasty & good service. Somewhat crowded but didn't feel any disturbance from it. One of my favs.
  40. LA

    LeAsia

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Each time that I’ve dined here, whether for dinner or brunch, has been phenomenal. Everything from the food, ambiance to service was amazing. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone in the DC area!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Succotash PRIME using the Order Online button. Succotash PRIME also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Succotash PRIME also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 849-6933 ext. 9.

Succotash PRIME is rated 4.4 stars by 2745 OpenTable diners.

Succotash PRIME does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 142 times today
Google Map for Succotash PRIME

915 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Additional information

  • Cross street

    9th Street NW (Between 9th and 10th)

  • Neighborhood

    Penn Quarter

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat 11:00 am–3:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 11:30 am–8:00 pm Sat, Sun 4:00 pm–8:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–4:00 pm Dinner Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 3:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Southern, Steakhouse

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Garage and street parking are available throughout the Penn Quarter neighborhood and in close proximity to the restaurant.

  • Public transit

    Gallery Place Station & Metro Center Station are located one block from from the restaurant.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Owned/operated by

    LGBTQ+

  • Executive chef

    Jamie Knight

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (202) 849-6933 ext. 9

  • Catering

    SUCCOTASH Penn Quarter offers a selection of private and semi private dining options. For more information please contact our Events Director at Kaye Newsome at kaye@kneadhd.com

  • Private party facilities

    We offer various private and semi-private options in our beautiful historic bank building. We also offer custom menu options for parties of 10 to 400 guests. Please contact our Events Director, Kaye Newsome, Kaye@kneadhd.com, for more information.

  • Private party contact

    Events Director: (202) 849-6933

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