Poca Madre

4.9
3 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Mexican
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Poca Madre is an upscale Mexican restaurant by Chef Victor Albisu, offering a refined contemporary dining experience in the heart of the nation's capital. Open for dinner, seven days a week, Poca Madre’s menu takes a refined look at Mexican dining with sumptuous dishes like sweetbreads Veracruz, pato al pastor and sablefish with plantain maduro miso.

The restaurant is located in DC’s Chinatown at 777 I (EYE) Street NW, with the main entrance in the breezeway between I and K Streets. Designed by Swatchroom, the 70-seat interior is accented with colors of deep green and black, complimented with gold and bronze accents. An outdoor lounge available for enjoyment in the warmer months.

Albisu also owns Taco Bamba, a Mexican street food-inspired takeout counter with a location in DC next to Poca Madre as well as locations in Falls Church, Vienna and Springfield, VA.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Elegant Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 5:00-10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00 - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(202) 838-5300
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Victor Albisu
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Catering
For catering inquiries please contact Events@pocamadredc.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Entrance on TechWorld Plaza between I and K Street NW
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Public transit
Gallery Place/ Chinatown metro 1 block away
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Poca Madre's extensive selection of steaks and various slow-roasted meats served with vibrant herb sauces, such as chimichurris and fresh salsas, is the backbone of the menu. Chef Victor Albisu’s Peruvian heritage shows itself in the form of a Latin raw bar of ceviches, tiraditos and crudos.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

This is what I’m talking about! Por fin!! DC finally has a great (not just good) Mexican restautant! Will most definitely be back!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Had an amazing dinner! The dishes were creative and delicious

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Delicious! Can't wait to go back!

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