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1430 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005 • 1-202-742-3150

A sizzling spot where food and drink shine

Drawing its name from the history of nearby 14th Street, once home to many auto repair shops, Radiator emits a luminous vibe that’s lively and energized, trendsetting and unscripted. With a menu geared toward non-pretentious, cocktail bar dining, the quality and creativity of the dishes hint at a foodie’s dream destination amidst a buzzing social scene.

Menu items prove shareable, fun, and approachable; kick back with one of our globally influenced small plates, complemented by craft cocktails or local brews. In Radiator’s vibrant setting, our outdoor patio brings a sense of whimsy and city charm. Part urban playground and part hideaway, our 45-seat courtyard plays a key role in bringing added energy and an element of youthfulness.


Breakfast Monday – Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Friday + Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Brunch Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Happy Hour Monday – Friday
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Dinner Monday – Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday + Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Late Night Bites Monday – Thursday
10:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Friday + Saturday
11:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
10:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

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Join us on the Radiator patio every Saturday in October from 1:00 to 4:00 pm in celebration of Fall. Chef Jonathan Dearden hosts Radiator's first annual Oktoberfest filled with beers, brats, pretzels, and schnitzel! Prost!

Meet the Chef

Having cooked at acclaimed restaurants in Miami, Chicago, Las Vegas, New York, and San Francisco, Executive Chef Jonathan Dearden applies his background in Caribbean, Creole, French, and Pan-Asian cuisines to keep Radiator’s ambitious menu on pace with a constantly updated cocktail list.

Meet Jonathan Dearden

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