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Being a vegetarian on Mondays, the chef made a delicious vegetarian pasta dish just for me. The restaurant should add that dish on their menu options. MoreOpenTable Diner -
This was a great find. I will definitely be going back. Awesome food and service at a reasonable price. MoreOpenTable Diner -
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Marcel's is still the best fine dining restaurant in DC - extraordinary food, service, and ambiance. And Chef keeps adding new dishes. So there are nice surprises every time. Finally, the presentation is incredible. Some of the dishes look too good to eat! MoreOpenTable Diner -
The manager and other staff were fantastic. They were so welcoming, friendly, accommodating, and responsive. They made my party feel like VIPs! They take great pride in their food which proved to be well-deserved. Made with care and delicious without pretention. We'll be back to Meze many times over! MoreOpenTable Diner -
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Letena (pronounced as Lá.Tey.Nah), located in the heart of Columbia Heights, DC, is an Ethiopian Restaurant that offers authentic, premium quality dishes, with special attention to vegetarians, vegans, health conscious, and adventurous customers.
Our menu options cater to vegetarians, vegans and meat lovers alike at reasonable prices. Our dishes are freshly prepared from quality spices imported from Ethiopia and locally sourced naturally grown ingredients, raised and grown without pesticides or antibiotics.
We serve desserts, coffee and specialty drinks, 7-days a week. We source our coffee from Counter Culture coffee, a certified-organic roaster with two decades of history working on coffee quality and coffee farmer sustainability. More
Mayahuel is a modern Mexican restaurant that offers a unique interpretation of classic Mexican cuisine. The liveliness of the bar, dining room, and patio are matched by the thoughtfulness of the drinks menu, showcasing cocktails, draft beer, wine, margaritas, and sangria. Along with the creativity of the food menu featuring tacos, small plates, full entrees, and desserts. Last but not least, genuine service ties it all together!More
Chef Roberto Santibañez creates a menu inspired by Mexican street food and traditional home cooking of his country, but in a modern, elevated presentation. Guests can enjoy dishes traditional dishes such as Carne Asada and Tacos de Carnitas, Foie Gras with Churros, and Caviar Gorditas.. .Hand-crushed guacamole is offered in unique iterations including a version with blue cheese, grapes and almonds. Santibañez has also commissioned a Hearth Oven to create roasted presentations of Roasted Chicken, Bone-In Short ribs and butterflied red snapper. For dessert, Chef Santibañez prepares classic sweets like Churros con Chocolate, Cajeta Flan, house-made ice creams and Tres Leches.More
Providing a modern take on traditional Caribbean street food and BBQ dishes, Spark brings a unique communal dining experience to the Bloomingdale neighborhood. Housed in the historic Engine Company 12 firehouse, guests are invited to enjoy our sumptuous appetizers and bar snacks and then build a feast to share from our jerked and smoked meats. Each item on our menu is meticulously created from scratch by Executive Chef Peter Prime. Craft cocktails and surprising desserts all offer a little spark of their own. Dinner at Spark is an unparalleled dining experience in Washington, DC!More
The Avenue is a family friendly, contemporary American cuisine, neighborhood noshery. Come early with the little ones and later for date-night buffoonery. We will offer elevated American fare; a full service bar; a beer list featuring local, American, and Belgian craft beers; and most important - a chill, comfortable, fun atmosphere. True to a neighborhood joint, the goal is to get to know each guest, treat them how we'd like to be treated, and have them back time and time again.More
The Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C. is known for being a hub of international restaurants. Running from Mt. Vernon Square to U Street, this trendy area is packed with eateries and hosts everything from Thai and West African cuisine to French-Asian fusion food. These multicultural restaurants frequently entertain throngs of students from Howard University as well as business professionals meeting for lunch before heading back to the Mt. Vernon Square Convention Center. If your taste buds prefer more classic American-style food, try the half-smoke hot dog, one of D.C.'s most iconic dishes. This hot dog is smothered in french fries, cheese sauce, meaty chili and raw onions. You can grab one of these hearty hot dogs just east of the African-American Civil War Memorial.