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vipDaphneT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Service was terrible and 20% tip was added. Waitress did not work to earn her guaranteed tip

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JULIEP
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! Conveniently located near Metro Center and nice quiet place to meet. Great service and great food. I'll be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Service was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

The booth seating looks very nice. Unfortuantely, there are only a few of those. Some tables are okay, some others are just fair. Call ahead and reserve a booth.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was awesome!!! The service amazing!!!

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vipGetInMyBelly
Washington DC
44 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

The food was tasty (corn chowder and cure salad). I had scallops and my husband had salmon. Both were tasty, the veggies that came with the salmon were not good. The chocolate dessert are what dreams are made of. The crust is like a kitkat. 🤤
Cons: we were seated in the atrium and was down right COLD. Service was very slow, we could see the kitchen from our seat and the chef was churning out the plates, they were just sitting.

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vipCapitolHill
Washington DC
89 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cure Bistro is one of the true lunch treasures in downtown DC. Great food and service

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Food is good and good value but service has gone downhill compared to previous visits. The maitre d’ didn’t pay attention when ibtold her that i have a reservation under opentable. So another maitre d’ ended up recording that I am a no show. Although 2nd maitre d’ ( Driss) was very nice and apologized ( over the phone)for the mistake
The waiter either needs to pay more attention or needs more training. He is polite and courteous but didn’t get my order correctly ( gave me the wrong dish) and kept dropping things. He dropped a knife, fork, leftover stuffs on the plate. He just stuck up everything thereby having everything sliding and slipping and ended up dropping them. I also saw him still dropping stuffs while walking away and while serving other tables. This just show sloppiness and does not reflect good service.

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AlisonG
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

3 small plates were just enough. And tasty. And inexpensive. Congratulate the chef!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Reserved a table for a large party. Requested separate checks in advance, and the individual tapas menu ordering made this much easier to manage. Our server, Corrine, was phenomenal. The food selection was excellent and there was a great variety of veggie, meat, and sweets.

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vipJohnC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great concept. Great food. Attentive service. Will be back.

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KarenG
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience5

Prices were good for event. Food was average. Burger was good! Atmosphere was nice. Took forever to get our check. It was late after an event and we had to hunt down the waitress. But overall 4 stars.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a really great place. Food is good, service is excellent!

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Buccaroo
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Had an early new year's eve dinner with a friend so a quiet ambiance then was terrific for talking, but things got excited as the new year approached. Food not oytstanding, even from the special menu - we've had better dishes on other regular days. Service very good from moment of getting seated through the meal.

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DawnS
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter and I enjoyed a lovely 3 course Christmas Dinner at Cure. The food and the wait staff were excellent. Greeted us with a complimentary glass of hot mulled wine. Waiter was attentive but not bothersome. Didn't rush our meal. Upon leaving gave each of us a couple of really nice chocolates in a gift bag and since we were staying at the hotel offered us another couple of complimentary hot mulled wines to go. We had lunch at Cure around Thanksgiving. They have a menu that allows you to pick a number of several small portions off of their menu. We each got the pick 3. Every item that we received was excellent. Good value for the quality that you get. I will definitely each there again.

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AvaS
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I always enjoy coming to Cure. The service is outstanding and exceeds my expectations. The food is superb.

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CharlotteS
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great we were there last year and it was even better this year we had a great time it was 12 of us and Lord keep us, will be back next year

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vipSunshine
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Retirement lunch

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shariw
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is presented in tasty bits that fill but not stuffs & it is delicious! Staff attentive and reasonably priced! Quick service as well...

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MelS
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Some food items a little over cooked but overall nice experience

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Andi
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The reason for low ambiance score is that we had to be seated in the Cabinet restaurant space downstairs since Cure space was under renovation

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Gypsydancer
Houston
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Recommend that the Farro with roasted vegetable dish be labeled as an entree due to it size or make the portion size smaller if it is going to be listed as an appetizer. Otherwise it was delicious!

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Smartcat
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Selected four dishes with the mint ice tea for lunch; each dish was savory in its own delicious way but the "small" plates were larger than understood from the server - 3 such dishes would have been enough for the meal.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very Nice place and Good food

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vipLisaT
Dallas
29 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Fantastic food and great cocktails. Insist on NOT beyond seated on the upper level near the walkway that leads into the hotel-- it was very distracting and unsettling. Otherwise, great meal.

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vipBarryR
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

always a great place for a solid good tasting quick lunch staff is extremely freindly

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience4

We had a group of 7. Our server was very nice and friendly but we hardly ever saw her. It took a very long time to have our order taken and we probably would have had more drinks, etc. if she had ever come back. Still food was very good and very nice ambience.

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Emily
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great food and ambiance. We went here twice during our stay and both times were great

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OpenTable Diner
New England
5 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

In DC for an event and stayed at Hyatt. Restaurant was highlight of stay ; waiter, Mehar
Was so attentive to my food allergy, He also made great recommendations.

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CerealKiller
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Excellent food in a pleasant space. Great place to go for dinner with friends when you want to be able to hear the conversation. Really enjoyed the salad and the grilled asparagus. Desserts were excellent as well. Kitchen was helpful in dealing with food allergies too.

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vipMARIAB
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is amazing. I have enjoyed every dish they have. The price is far specially when you can add a glass of wine.

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LLeats
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Went with a small group from work for lunch. You individually order tapas (no sharing), which initially made people worry the portions were too small— not the case! Favorites were sliders, brisket rolls, mushroom tart, tomato soup, and tuna. Service was super friendly and attentive. Would definitely return.

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vipTracylei28
Las Vegas
31 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our Valentine's dinner was amazing! Everything from our wonderful waitress, to our delicious meals made the night perfect!!

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Drew
Washington DC
29 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I always book this place to get together with friends for lunch who don’t work downtown. The location is convenient, the food is solid with perfect mid day portions and variety, and the price is very reasonable. Plus the staff is very friendly.

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Rubenb
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great for business meetings, awesome beers and cocktails. Upscale but down to earth ambiance

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vipphilafoodfamily
Philadelphia
61 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent at Cure. We visited December 25th. My daughter’s birthday. Our server was fantastic. The filet outstanding and desserts very good. An awesome Christmas birthday dining experience.

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vipKeishaW
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came impromptu for Christmas dinner and the food and service were impeccable. The presentation and food quality was outstanding and really was everything we expected and more. Thank you to Marvin in the Kitchen for a wonderful meal, to Johnny & Victoria our dedicated servers who made our Christmas oh so special and Adrian the manager who so willingly accommodated our last minute reservation and ensured everything is perfect. P.S Prime Rib was perfectly cooked!

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GeneK
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Picked this restaurant based on reviews, was not disappointed. Met 2 friends for dinner, bar was comfortable, not loud, and the booth for dinner was nice and private....we could hear each other easily. Food was well prepared and delicious, reasonably priced. Wait staff attentive and well informed about the menu. Very nice evening.

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mbbn
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited Cure for a team holiday lunch. It was a good place for the group and we could easily hear one another.

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harris815
Washington DC
41 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Cure is a pleasant, quiet spot for a light lunch. The menu consists of small plates which vary from time to time. They are nicely prepared and served -- nothing unusual or haute cuisine, but tasty and reasonably priced.

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Cure Bar & Bistro is rated 4 stars by 729 OpenTable diners.