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Dining overview
InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf


Culinary Delights To Stir The Senses

From breakfast to dinner, and every sip, bite, or break in between, InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf’s dining outlets offer a variety of food and beverage options of worldly influence. Our unique menus seek to stun the taste buds of the world traveler while offering options of familiarity to solace as well. Whether you’re looking for a light fare with a view to embrace your getaway, or a comfort meal to enjoy within the bounds of your hotel, InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf will fulfill your craving.

Cuisine: American

Dockside Restaurant & Bar

Join us for an American breakfast each day during your stay featuring omelets, avocado toast, pastries and more. A specialty brunch menu is offered on weekends. Lunch and dinner are served daily with offerings including Maryland crab cake starters, salads and sandwiches, and savory entrees. Our bar offers daily handcrafted cocktails to unwind after seeing D.C.


Breakfast: Daily | 7am - 10:30am
Brunch: Sat & Sun | 7am - 1:30pm
Lunch: Daily | 11:30am – 2:30pm
Dinner: Daily | 5pm – 10pm
Bar:  Mon–Thurs | 5pm – 11pm
        Fri–Sat | 12pm – 12am
        Sun | 12pm - 11pm


Cuisine: American

The Watering Hole

If you're looking for a casual place to sit riverside, The Watering Hole is the perfect spot. Located opposite the hotel, overlooking the marina, The Watering Hole is an open air bar serving cocktails and light bites. Operating hours for The Watering Hole are weather permitting.


Service Hours

Weather Permitting
Thursday - Sunday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cuisine: American

WAVES Rooftop Deck

The place to see and be seen in D.C., The Wharf's bustling rooftop bar, WAVES, occupies a prime location on the deck beside our exclusive infinity pool. Enjoy light fare, cocktails, and wine as you gaze at the view. WAVES is currently closed for the season.


Thursday - Sunday: 12 - 5 PM

Thursday - Sunday: 5 - 8 PM

Cuisine: American

In-Room Dining

Room Service is available seven days a week.

Enjoy our riverside private dining room

Private Dining Room

Enjoy an intimate and private dining experience in The Den, our on-site private dining room. With seating for up to 24 guests, we are delighted to craft the perfect menu for any caliber of event.

Enjoy partial privacy in our lobby space

The Nook

Located within the hotel lobby and available to all hotel guests, The Nook offers partial privacy and can be rented out entirely by groups as well.