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2350 M St. NW
Washington, DC 20037
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$30 and under
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Hours of Operation:
Brunch Saturday - Sunday 12noon-3pm
Dinner Daily 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Late Night Daily 10:00pm-11:00pm
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday 4:00pm-7:00pm
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Latin American, Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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24th & M St NW
A word from Boveda
Properly chaotic, casual, and affordable, this speakeasy-style restaurant and bar is the clandestine venue for eclectic music, unique cocktails, and inspired modern South American and Latin-American dishes.
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My girlfriend and I went to Boveda
for Valentine's Day. There wasn't too much of a crowd and got our table right away. Our server was very nice, but given the occasion, I'm not sure he is usually waiting tables. There was some confusion and my girlfriend and I both got the same entree, despite ordering different items. We didn't mention anything since we were starving and not too picky. The food was excellent, especially the tuna ceviche and the arroz con leche. The sangria was very good and the best drink I've had in a while was a complimentary creamy, white concoction. Overall, I'd recommend Boveda for a weekly dinner night out or for drinks and some lite food. I was hoping for something a little more for a special occasion."
Dined on 2/14/2014
We choose Boveda because it was
close to our hotel and while it was not very crowded, our meal was excellent. I had the pork carnitas and they were delicious and I would order them again. Also had the tomatoe salad which was awesome. The restaurant is beautiful with stone and wood decor. Looking forward to another visit."
Dined on 2/16/2014
My wife and I went here on a
Saturday night the day after valentines day. We arrived around 7:45 to find out they were out of there white sangria, so I ordered the red after my first glass my wife and I ordered a half pitcher. The waiter then told us that was the last if the red sangria as well (not sure why a restaurant rumba out if one of there staple drink on a Saturday at 8:00pm). We then ordered 2 entres off the menu thinking we were going to share them but when they were brought out they were smaller than expected and WAY OVERPRICED, although the food was delicious you would have to spend a fortune to get a complete meal."
Dined on 2/15/2014
The pollo en mole was excellent.
The meat melts in your mouth and the plantain were very tasty. The seafood also was very good. Friendly staff and prompt service. I recommend the pisco sours too."
Dined on 2/15/2014
Location was great however the
food was laughable (even the waitress giggled in embarrassment when she set out order on the table). Our bill came to over $80 and I we had to go to another restaurant for an actual meal. Portions were extremely small and not even good. Mixed drinks were also very weak. Overall, a huge waste of money and I'm surprised it's attached to the Westin."
Dined on 2/9/2014
The food and service was
phenomena. Definitely recommend the brunch special -"
Dined on 2/1/2014
We tried several menu items and
liked them all. The carnitas were particularly good."
Dined on 1/24/2014
Food was pretty good, but
absolutely unremarkable. Presentations were nice, but the implementation didn't quite match the ambition. Sauce on one of the dishes was oversalted, fingerling potatoes on another - on the cusp of being underdone, tomatoes in tomato salad were hard and without flavor. One dessert was a very strange arroz con leche. Tables too small - bar size. Service pretty good, but a little intrusively over-eager. Very noisy: they seem to be trying to be a latin night club with good food aiming at the younger World Bank and embassy crowd. Had a pleasant enough meal but somewhat disappointed. For restaurant week, we expect to eat really, really well. If this is Boveda's best shot, it needs to try harder."
Dined on 1/17/2014
Went for brunch, we were
relatively early and there were only 2 other diners there but they had already run out of some entrees. The bartender wasn't able to make some of the drinks on the menu either. Overall disappointing but not horrible. We tried nearly everything available on the menu and there were only 2 or 3 dishes that were quite good, otherwise the food was fair."
Dined on 10/27/2013
While I do think their menu items
are rather over priced, we did enjoy everything we ordered. The service was very good with the staff being very attentive. It was very nice to order a variety of times for our table to share."
Dined on 10/27/2013
I've spent the last year in Miami
and back and forth from various Latin American countries. I was so happy with this place. First the knew how to make a Pisco Sour which I could not even find in Miami. Second they had a new twist on Chicharon that I had never had that my wife and I loved and man I love all this pork and bacon like. It really is a great blend of foods from various countries in Latin America. As an added perk the salsa is old school, my wife and I dislike more modern salsa. They also have a great mix of other latin music. We will come back to this place fairly often."
Dined on 10/19/2013
We expected to have good Peruvian
food. It was really mediocre and forgettable, not at all like you would find in Peru. Very expensive, tiny plates. But the worst of the worst was the Pisco Sour: I guess they made it the day before, or maybe they just used very low quality (old/artificial lime juice) and stale ingredients. It was tiny, and they charged $12 for that horrible concoction. The tacos were OK, though."
Dined on 2/22/2013
The restaurant space is
comfortable and trendy. The bar predominates but the chef is first rate. The smoked salmon ceviche is outstanding but could have benefitted by offering bread or pitas with it. The two specialty "tacos"we tried were also perfect tastes and unique..we especially liked the pork belly one. Disappointed that there was no red sangria that night. Very odd. They brought us the white variety instead but not really a good substitute for us. There was a large wedding party nearby so there were some over taxed wait staff who still manged to handle our meal service well."
Dined on 6/29/2013
I went for dinner, the menu did
not have very many items. The place was a little empty on a saturday night. I loved the decoration. We ordered halibut ceviche which was pretty good. Arroz con mariscos which was my favorite, calamari that was good too and the pescado which I really didnt care much for it. The service was very good. Not sure if I would go back."
Dined on 6/23/2013
We went to Boveda for restaurant
week (review is a bit late) and had a great time. Pork tacos and margaritas were our favorite items."
Dined on 2/10/2013
We went there for dinner on
Saturday before mother day with friends (party of 9). I have to say that we loved the ambiance as well as the décor. Have to say that the service was excellent. We had almost every plate on the menu – from the different ceviches to the many taco options… food was good. Our only comment on food was that being a tapas place, the options were quite limited. We had a great time and never felt rushed. Price was a bit on the high side. All in all, it is a nice restaurant to share tapas with friends."
Dined on 5/11/2013
Great happy hour menu, though I
wouldn't consider it great value (plates are moderately priced, yes, but you need to order ~3 to get a good meal)."
Dined on 4/25/2013
Came here with a large group for a
pre-bachlorette dinner. Food menu was very limited, small plates/small tacos. The food was pretty good however, although a bit overpriced. Sangria was nothing special. Might come back again if in the area..."
Dined on 4/5/2013
This place was empty on a friday
night. The menu is very limited. Two of the 4 drinks we ordered we returned (bad bar tender). Would not go back."
Dined on 4/4/2013
The food was quite good,
especially the carnitas tacos. There was some music blasting when we got there and I asked if the hostess could turn it down, but she said she didn't think so. My companion didn't like the food (scallop tacos, hard shell tuna tacos) nearly as much as I did. The margaritas were good but verged on being too sweet. Parking is always a challenge in that part of town."
Dined on 3/30/2013
Decent food, when we went it
wasn't very crowded at all yet the services was INCREDIBLY SLOW. Waited 10-15 minutes for a server to even bother stopping by, then much longer before someone even brought us a glass of water, and then finally our drinks showed up."
Dined on 3/29/2013
Got together on a Sunday with a
few friends to try something new. I had only been once before for a quick happy hour drink. (Ps. Great happy hour) This time I thought we would try dinner. The four of us had a cozy booth with room to spare. Our server was friendly and filled with great suggestions. It was a perfect night for sharing and that is what we did. We started with a pitcher of margaritas, ceviche, and smoked salmon. YUM! After that we moved on to tacos. Everyone loved the Carnitas, but my favorite was the pork belly. They look simple, but the flavor is far from it. From there we did the chicken mole, short rib, and braised lamb. I cant remember everything because they just kept coming. Long story short, two thumbs up. Try it!"
Dined on 3/10/2013
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