The Reliable Source Bar & Grill

We are pleased to announce we are now open!

  • Lunch:
    • Monday – Friday (beginning Jul. 26) | 11:30am – 3pm (reservations recommended)
    • Online ordering for pickup and delivery available Monday – Friday from 12pm – 7:30pm
  • Dinner:
    • Friday | 5pm – 8pm (reservations recommended)
    • Online ordering for pickup and delivery available Monday – Friday from 12pm – 7:30pm
  • Taco Night Every Friday | 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    • Reservations strongly recommended. Two drink minimum for each guest (beer, wine, cocktails or sodas) in order to enjoy complimentary tacos. Otherwise the fee for tacos is $8/person.

The Reliable Source is where you'll find the convivial atmosphere of the Members' Bar and Grill. The Reliable Source is open for carryout to NPC members and their guests and offers wait service Monday - Friday for Lunch and Dinner on Friday nights. We ask that Club members to be patient during the transition to a pre-pandemic schedule. Our reopening process is going to be gradual, Everything is going to be a little different. The Club business model likely will change as it emerges from the pandemic. We thank you for your patience as we gradually get back to normal.

If you’re planning to return to the Reliable Source, there are a few things you should know:

  • We encourage you to make a reservation for dining in the Reliable Source. 
  • If you haven’t registered your vaccination card, do it today.
  • If you can’t upload your vaccination card, bring it or a picture of the card on your phone as a back-up.
  • If you aren’t vaccinated yet, please stay at home and order online. We are only allowing reservations for vaccinated members or those who take the two required steps for religious or health exemptions.

Online Orders

Visit our online store to order food and drink, Club exclusive items and holiday meal kits for pickup or delivery today!



Soup du Jour
Cup 5 | Bowl 7

Members NPC Chili (bowl only) 10
Cheese, onion on the side

Quesadillas Beef 12 | Chicken 12 | Cheese 12

Crispy Wings w/ Celery Sticks 12
Ten crispy wings served with celery sticks. sauce on the side; choice of ranch or blue cheese dressing.


Spinach & Spring Mix Salad 15
Spinach, spring mix salads, spring peas, goat cheese, mango, green onions, pecans and raspberry vinaigrette

Caesar Entrée Salad 15
Romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing with croutons | Add Chicken +4

Steak Entrée Salad 21
Petite Certified Angus Beef® on a house salad with tomatoes and cucumbers


Angus Burger or Vegetarian Beyond Burger 14
Certified Angus Beef® burger on brioche roll with lettuce, tomato, and onions, cheddar cheese and fries

Applewood Smoked Turkey Wrap 12
Roasted bell pepper, chipotle mayonnaise, and choice of side

Grilled Chicken, Bacon & Pepper Jack Cheese Sandwich w/ Fries 14
Grilled chicken on brioche bun with Pepper Jack cheese, bacon, red onion, tomato & lettuce served with fries


Flat Iron Steak 21
Served with white rice and sautéed vegetables

Grilled Chicken Platter 18
Served with rice and vegetables

Crab Cake Sandwich 19 | Platter 33
Jumbo lump crab meat with a hint of Old Bay seasoning served with coleslaw, tartar sauce


Ice Cream 7
Chocolate or vanilla ice cream; vegan sorbet


  • Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Dinner: Fridays 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Reliable Source is located on the 14th Floor of The National Press Building inside The National Press Club.


NPC Members: Please login to make reservations online. Please call 202-662-7443 to make a reservation by phone.