Mio Restaurant
Mio Restaurant

Mio Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.miorestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 2029550075x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
    Bar menu available from 2:30 to close
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Puerto Rican, Latin / Spanish
  • Executive Chef: Roberto Hernandez
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Dancing, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Please contact the restaurant for catering questions.
  • Entertainment: "Puerto Rico Fridays" are a staple, where an authentic Puerto Rican focused menu, including roasted suckling pig and "mofongo", is offered tableside, in addition to Mio's standing menu.

  • Special Events: Mio offers a raised floor VIP area with complete A/V set up. Perfect for corporate and fund raising meetings and/or happy hours.
    Please contact Francisca Iguina at Francisca@miorestaurant.com or at events@miorestaurant.com for further details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: On the corner of L Street between 14th & 15th Streets
  • Public Transit: McPherson Square - Orange and Blue line - (two blocks away) - exit to Vermont Avenue and Farragut North, Red line (4 blocks).
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Colonial Parking is conveniently located right next door to us. They offer valet in the evenings.
    Also, there is plenty of street meter parking available.
A word from Mio Restaurant
Affectionately called the Embassy of Latin America in Washington, D.C., Mío has captured the hearts and palates of D.C.’s most influential Latin Americans and Washingtonians with a convivial table and “Cocina Abierta” (open kitchen) culture. Under the management and ownership of long time D.C. restaurateur, Manuel Iguina, and under Chef Roberto Hernandez seasoned expertise, Mío presents daily a unique menu from Latin America’s most influential cuisine capitals - a menu sophisticated in flavor yet true to its origins. In our kitchen all are welcome, the summers on the beach in the Caribbean, a Sunday parillada, the corner taquería, cevichería, lechonera and the arepera, all in one place. Just south of Thomas Circle, Mío also features modern American selections in a convivial atmosphere where customers are treated with Latin hospitality. Don't miss "Puerto Rico Fridays" - with a genuine roasted lechón and expanded Puerto Rican menu.



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Mio Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
105 reviews since May 19, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (54)special occasion (36)great for lunch (32)good for groups (32)great for outdoor dining (31)neighborhood gem (29)romantic (23)vibrant bar scene (21)hot spot (17)notable wine list (14)great for brunch (11)late-night find (4)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Really enjoyed Mio--the only
    OpenTable Diner Since 2001
    Dined on 3/19/2008
    Really enjoyed Mio--the only thing I would change is the lighting. It was pretty harshly/brightly lit (even for lunch)! We otherwise thought it was really great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We enjoyed our meals very
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 3/18/2008
    We enjoyed our meals very much. The service was professional and attentive. The food was inventive and good. Most of all I liked the modest portions. It allowed me (who is constantly dieting) to try things I would not otherwise eat, in moderation. Non foodies will probably balk, though, at the normal entree prices for smaller entrees. Not me - quality always trumps quantity. Also we liked the two sizes wine by the glass menu. The "splash" is a good bargain and yet still a healthy pour measured against the regular glass. I'll go back. Even though it's not located in my normal "stomping grounds".
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice ambiance, tasty food,
    BrunchLover123VIP
    Dined on 3/18/2008
    Nice ambiance, tasty food, good service. The salmon was well-prepared and the deconstructed key lime pie was delicious. (Salad of field greens was a little disappointing - overdressed?)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The service was quite poor
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 3/15/2008
    The service was quite poor for a restaurant of this expense level. I was told that I had to order my entree at the same time as my appetizer which made me feel rushed. In addition the grilled pear in my dessert was very tough and undercooked. The small plate was wonderful though and the ambiance is nice. Finally, It would have been more enjoyable had we not had two servers. I was confused about who was taking care of us.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Manuel Iguina is a great welcoming
    Penmanship
    Dined on 3/15/2008
    Manuel Iguina is a great welcoming general manager and the chef, Stefano is brilliant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Restaurant quiet at 6 PM on
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 3/15/2008
    Restaurant quiet at 6 PM on a Saturday. We were the only early diners through the latest time slot available through Open Tables. Boisterously noisy when we left. Gave us the best of both worlds even though we would have preferred to dine later. Nice selection of entrees.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very nice ambiance, very nice
    EasternMarket4brunch
    Dined on 3/8/2008
    Very nice ambiance, very nice food, although, this place is exactly like the Amex commercial - the portions are made for elves. We ordered the beef carpaccio as an appetizer and there were four of us and three pieces of carpaccio, for which we paid more than $15. This is just an example, everything was tiny - delicious, but tiny. We all laughed about it. It was just so laughable. I am not a fan of huge portions, I typically don't eat much at all (I'm five feet tall and 100 pounds) and I still left this restaurant hungry. The food is delicious, but you'll need to go somewhere else as well or put a lot of cash to be full.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hadn't heard much about this
    Drew
    Dined on 1/14/2008
    Hadn't heard much about this place, but have been twice for lunch now. Both times during restaurant week. Very pleasantly surprised both times with the quality of food, presentation, service, etc.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mio has outstanding food at
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 1/4/2008
    Mio has outstanding food at reasonable prices. It is never particularly packed, which concerns me that the location may hold it back for attracting a dinner crowd. The service is great and not too much or too little, like some DC restaurants. Definitely ask the waiter for their favorites, they always have great suggestions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was alright. I really
    slider1578
    Dined on 12/22/2007
    Food was alright. I really did like the wine selection. The service was great. I have never had such great service. At the end of the day for the prices, food, wine, and service. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a good place to eat and relax.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My boyfriend and I went to
    fillyfoodie
    Dined on 10/6/2007
    My boyfriend and I went to Beacon during a weekend trip to DC. The waiter sat us and then a family of five (three small children) within two tables of each other in an empty restaurant. He then proceeded to wait on them first and essentially ignore us throughout the evening. Our appetizer came with our dinner, cold. When we brought this to his attention, he offered to "nuke" it. We were highly disappointed at our experience here and will not be returning.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate