Welcome to Crimson, a collection of three unique venues where favorite American culinary classics and a taste of Southern life come together under one roof. Featuring a café, a diner, a rooftop bar with indoor and outdoor space and a subterranean whiskey bar, Crimson is a one-stop destination for all things southern — D.C.-style.
Crimson offers special menus and private party spaces of any size and style to suit the needs of you and your guests. Visit the link below to tell us more about your event and we’ll do our best to accommodate you.
Crimson Diner + Whiskey Bar has been named one of America’s Best Bourbon Bars for 2021 by The Bourbon Review and Buffalo Trace!
Wheelchair accessible seating available. Please call ahead to ensure availability.
627 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Located inside Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center hotel.
(202) 847-4455 (Office 9am-5pm)
(202) 847-4459 (Diner + Whiskey bar after 5pm)
Crimson View, located on the penthouse level of Motto DC, serves as the focal point for social conversation. Crimson View is where guests come to unwind and delight in the view of the Washington Monument at sunset. The large bi-folding glass doors transform Crimson View into a large indoor-outdoor porch. The View serves craft cocktails, local wines, and craft beers, and snacks seven days a week.
Located on the street level, Crimson Diner is a warm, inviting space where people are welcome to congregate, socialize, work or wind down. Crimson Diner features southern comfort food, breakfast, and fantastic burgers and fried chicken sandwiches. Open every day in a relaxed and comfortable setting, Crimson is ideal for any meal or a drink. The front of the space is anchored by the coffee bar, open daily at 8am and serving locally-roasted Blanchard’s Coffee.
Coffee Bar - Monday-Friday, 7am-12pm
Coffee Bar - Saturday-Sunday, 8am-1pm
One level below the main floor, Crimson’s Whiskey Bar is a traditional public house, showcasing and celebrating whiskey’s rich history in the American south. With 15 foot high ceilings and space to seat 250 people, this rich, inviting space is a happy hour and evening destination. Serving 150 types of bourbon, craft cocktails, beer, wine and a variety of southern-inspired fare, the Whiskey Bar is a great place to gather with friends. The Whiskey Bar also features trivia every Tuesday night at 7pm, starting Tuesday, October 19. live music on select Friday and Saturday nights:
Friday, October 8 – Dan Roberts
Saturday, October 9 – Drew Stevyns Duo
Friday, October 15 – Scott Kurt Duo
Saturday, October 16 – Dan Barry
Friday, October 22 – Karl Stoll & Danger Zone
Saturday, October 23 – Andrew Burleson
Friday, October 29th – Cathy DiToro Duo
Saturday, October 30 – Pebble to Pearl trio
Friday, November 5th – Chasing Autumn
Saturday, November 6th – Karen Jonas Trio
Friday, November 19 – Lenny Burridge Trio
Saturday, November 20 – Cathy DiToro Duo
The tastiest burgers in the DC area are now available at Crimson. Place your order on-site or with your favorite food delivery app. Hotel guests should select “pickup” to collect their food on-site:
Uber Eats – Save 30% off your first order!
Located within the Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center.Directions