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This restaurant had some of the best service I have ever seen, very personable. The atmosphere as well as the food is fabulous. Excellent wine selection.
Used to be my favorite but this time was a little disappointed .
Appetizer was good but my main dish ( crab) came on a bed of lettuce with water downed dressing.
My hubby’s lamb came with creamed spinach which took half of the plate and water down cream was running......
Definitely not high end restaurant dishes.
Exceptional is always the word for food at Corduroy and this evening was no exception. I had the fried crab blintz - awesome! My husband enjoyed the red snapper soup- made with lobster bisque. It was amazingly wonderful. Main dishes were exceptional as well. A splendid restaurant in every way.
Fabulous experience from beginning to end. Service was consistently attentive, the ambience intimate and quiet, and the food -- everything we tasted -- was top shelf. Very much on our "must-return-to-again" list of culinary faves in a city increasingly known for it.
The meal was spectacular. I had the “Local Lamb Loin with Garlic Creamed Spinach and Shallot Jus” and it goes up in my list of top five entrees I have ever had in my life. Starters as well as deserts were impeccable. I have nothing but praise for this place.
Great dinner, never fails always a wonderful experience with food and wine and service.We had the tasting menu and shared a few bottles of burgundies, thanks to chef Tom and front of the house staff, so amazing.
We went to Corduroy for our 20th Anniversary. The food was fantastic. Michael our waiter did a great job and served at a great pace...not to fast not to slow. Everything was timed well. We will be back and this time with our kids who love to try new and different food. The only small downside was that some of the furniture looked a little worn...OVERALL GREAT! Go and try and be amazed at the food and a great experience.
I was in the area due to having some cocktails and drinks at the Columbia Room. When I searched for nearby restaurants, Corduroy appeared and I gave it a chance. I am happy I did! For one, it was not crowded, the lights were dim but not dark, and I felt an intimate feeling being there. I decided on the tasting menu, and the hostess as well as waitress were happy to tell me about each course as well as answer any questions I had. The food was delicious and a real treat for me. I would love to go back, and highly recommend it for romantic meals or solo meals alike.
Food was excellent!!!! Everything I expected. But the service was very slow. They also had cancelled my reservation made through Open Table. Wasn’t a problem but could have been on another day.
I hope they can get their act together . It’s a shame.
Great place! Food and service was excellent. Definitely will be back again.
Outstanding wine list with excellent prices. Much lower markup than most restaurants.
Chef amazing - each meal here is exceptional! The Ahi tuna is the best I've ever had.
Great food and service. Always fresh and local.
Nicely appointed environment. Food is very tasty and beautifully presented. Great for business dinners as well as romantic dinners. Overall the prices for food are OK but the wine prices are expensive!
The food and service was great though the neighboring table was a bit loud.
Great food. Excellent special occasion restaurant. Very attentive staff. Chef's choice is worth it.
The best dinner we have had in 20 years. Excellent service and amazing food and cocktails. Yes, it's pricey but we felt it was worth every cent. We started with oysters. So light, tasty and tender. The Red Snapper soup was delicious. The bass was cooked perfect with a delicate crispy skin with an addictive sauce.
The service is unparalleled. Such a pleasant dining experience. We will be back. Absolutely top notch.
Nice and quiet. Food was very good but not great. They have an enjoyable dessert/ cheese/ drinks menu. It’s a shame you have to pay real money to keep out the hoi polloi.
Continues to be the most wonderful food in a beautiful room with good service and very low noise level.
Our tasting+wine pairings were fantastic! The waitstaff was as well. We need to visit more often
Corduroy was a wonderful experience. We were greeted as soon as we walked into the restaurant. Once at our table, our server introduces himself and offered water and the drink menu. We were not rushed at any time during our meal. The server offered a complete description of specials as well as his personal choices. We had an amazing dinner!
Superb service by Michael. Delicious food ( I had tuna tartare great value. Good spacing between tables this allowed for easy & private conversation.
the waiter was very attentive and the meal was delicious
75% of the meal was delicious and we enjoyed it muchly. Then came the bad fish with the smell even the waiter acknowledged was bad when he picked it up from the table. I quickly pivoted to the tuna tartare so that my husband wouldn't be eating along. Normally in a situation like this, they would have made some accommodation on the bill. Nothing was offered and I was not going to ask. We just won't go back. It's unfortunate because we have loved it for the past 10 or so years.
As always, Corduroy delivers. Excellent service, the best Sazeracs outside of New Orleans, delicious meals. While the menu is small, the chefs specials are always plentiful - sign of a kitchen that is always fresh. Don't hesitate, just go.
I don't know why this eatery is not high up on the city's best restaurant lists. For starters, the room is warm, comfortable and supports conversation without raised voices. The service is superb as were the quail and tuna tartare appetizers and especially the first of the season soft shell crabs. My one qualm: the martinis could be more generous and the ice slick on its surface promised by the waiter never materialized. I plan to go back next week.
It was our 23rd Anniversary and we thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of our meal and the experience. The blend of flavors in our meals was so great! Service 5+++
This is an attractive restaurant that is close to the convention center and the Marriott Marquis that is an excellent choice for a quiet dinner. Everything is excellent - the food, the ambiance and the service.
Food, ambiance and everything was amazing. Only one complaint. The restaurant was very noisy
Great food. Attentive service. Amazing wine list and sommelier.
Wonderful evening out. Food was delicious. Lovely presentation and good portions.
FABULOUS!!! This place deserves a Michelin Star for sure!
Chef Power gets my vote for best Chef around. His simple but elegant preparations are always excellent.
It’s a beautiful restaurant and not too noisy.
At our recent visit the Valet had a personal problem. The restaurant needs a back up as there are few parking lots and they are not very near.
Also, there was a problem in the kitchen which kept us waiting for 45 minutes. An apology from our server came rather late. It seems there should of been given a complimentary appetizer or dessert. Didn’t happen. I must say the dinner was worth the wait.
Wonderful experience! Attentive staff & deliciously creative food! This was our first time at Corduroy and we hope to return next time we are in DC.
As I reported last month, and nothing has slipped, the food is outstanding. But this time the service was noticeably sub-par. In one meal alone, for three, soup was served without a spoon and I had to go find a waiter to get spoons (the soup cooled meanwhile); I asked for the sauce on the side for the chicken, but it came with the chicken; a salad of rugola, radishes and pistachios was order with no radishes but extra pistachios, and it came with no radishes or pistachios (again, we had the find the waiter); and two of the three main dishes were served to the wrong people. Why this occurred I do not know.
Nice presentation of well prepared flavorful food Thoroughly enjoyed my entire meal. The service was impeccable!
Fabulous meal with great service. We ordered the tasting menu with wine pairings. I love that we don't know what the menu will be-whatever chef decides. The wine pairings were very generous and really great. We can't wait to go back! I loved that is was quiet enough to have a conversation. A really great experience.
The chef is willing to work with you if you have food sensitivities or allergies
The food was good, but the service was slow even though the restaurant was not crowded.
Food was terrific. Service fabulous. Ambiance lovely. Had heard wonderful things from friends and I'm sold!