SAX Washington, DC

About Us

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icture entering through gold reclaimed church doors from a crystal-adorned vestibule. A 60-foot high ceiling reminiscent of an Italian Opera house. Two floors bedazzled with everything from nine ornate chandeliers to inlaid medallion tabletops evoking images of Versailles. A 20-foot enclosed infinity stage, which is viewable from all angles on both floors. This is SAX.

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eginning with dinner, the evening slowly gathers energy as guests are treated to continuous live entertainment where ballet meets burlesque meets Cirque de Soleil. With the only DC venue featuring a professional choreographer on staff, the Moulin Rouge ambiance is precisely executed and choreographed. Weekends add a late night element showcasing DJs and VIP bottle service. Opulence. Service. Entertainment. This is SAX.

Frequently Asked Questions

What time does Sax open?

SAX opens Friday and Saturday at 6pm. Please friend SAX Restaurant and Lounge on Facebook for notifications of special events.

What time are the performances?

Our costumed entertainment revue performances begin at 6:30 pm on Fridays and Saturdays and go on continuously throughout the duration of the evening. Last performance is at 2:00 am.

What type of performances?

Our continious performances are a lavish theartrical revue, range from Cirque-style novelty acts to acrobatic pole dancing to modern ballet, interpretive dance, mimes, and aerialists.

Do I need a reservation?

We strongly recommend reservations to ensure availability for your party size on the desired date of attendance.

Friday: We accept reservations on Open Table online for parties of 6 or less. There is a 10% tax and 20% gratuity that is added to all final checks, regardless of party size.
For reservations of parties of 7 or more, please call 202.737.0101 or reservations@saxwdc.com.

Saturday: We accept reservations online reservations online for parties of 6 or less with a $75 food & beverage minimum per person. There is a 10% tax and 20% gratuity that is added to all final checks, regardless of party size.
For reservations of parties of 7 or more, please call 202.737.0101 reservations@saxwdc.com.


How do we reserve a table for Bottle Service?

All seated areas at SAX are available for bottle service and can be reserved with a required liquor/bottle minimum. Please call 202.737.0101 or email, bottles@saxwdc.com. Please include your name, contact number, email, desired date, total number of guests, and occasion.

Does SAX offer a Happy Hour?

We do not currently have Happy Hour, however we do Corporate Happy Hours for large groups upon request. Please email info@saxwdc.com for all booking inquiries.

Does SAX serve dinner?

Yes, we have a full dinner menu with wonderful selections including Steak Oscar, Chilean Sea Bass, Seared Diver Sea Scallops, & Artichoke Ravioli. To view our entire menu, please Click here.

Are underage guests allowed at SAX?

SAX is a 21 and over venue, regardless of the day of the week or time of entry.

How do I book a birthday, celebration or bachelorette party?

We offer a variety of packages that can be booked by contacting us at info@saxwdc.com or via phone at 202.737.0101.

Do you allow cameras?

We all love selfies & pics! We do allow phone cameras, however, please be mindful of those around you and the performers; it is very dark at SAX and the flashes can be very distracting.

We DO NOT allow professional cameras or other professional photography equipment.


Who do I contact for corporate events or buyouts?

Please email us at events@saxwdc.com and 202.737.0101.

Is there a cake/cupcake fee?

We love celebrations at SAX! If you would like to celebrate by bringing your own cake or cupcakes from your favorite bakery, there is a $5 per person fee. We do offer desserts on our regular dinner menu and a complimentary individual cake for the guest of honor.

Is there a dress code?

Yes, we encourage our guests to dress fashionable with a sense of style in order to maintain the formality within our venue.

Please understand that it is to our door person and/or management’s discretion in distinguishing this, as they sometimes have the uncomfortable situation in making a judgment regarding the image that they want our venue, as well as our guests, to represent. Therefore, we ask that what you wear is governed in good taste.

Sports/sneakers shoes, casual boots, flip flops, athletic caps, t-shirts, shorts, athletic apparel, and tattered or ill-fitting clothing/jeans are not appropriate for our venue.


Where is SAX located?

734 11th Street NW Washington DC 20001

Cross street is near the corner of 11th Street & H Street NW.


What is the closest Metro?

Metro Center is the closest metro. There are multipe exits within Metro Center. The closest exit is at 11th & G Street.

Is there valet at SAX?

Yes, we offer valet every evening we are open for business. Cost is $12 per vehicle before 10PM and $20 per vehicle after 10PM.

What is your corkage policy?

SAX offers wine corkage for bottles that are not available on our wine list for a service charge of $25 per bottle. A maximum of two 750ml bottles are permitted per reservation.

SAX does not allow magnums.

Corkage service charge does not apply toward our food and beverage minimums.


What if I have more questions?

Please feel free to write to info@saxwdc.com or call 202.737.0101.

What People Say

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What a wonderful place! Never fails, the vibe and the atmosphere is relaxing and chill. Love the drinks and the staff!
Yuriy Zubarev