Taberna del Alabardero

2241 reviews
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$50 and over
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Traditional Spanish
Get ready to enjoy authentic Spanish cuisine. Chefs Carlos Gómez and César Mayorga bring back the traditional flavors of our favorite classic tapas and paellas and create new dishes elevating Mediterranean products in an innovative way.

Taberna’s seasonal menu feature classic tapas, delightful paellas, fresh sangría, as well as vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Join us and fall in love again!
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Traditional Spanish, Spanish, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–2:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am–2:00 pm
Happy Hour
Mon–Fri 3:00 pm–7:00 pm
Mon–Thu 5:30 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–10:30 pm
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Phone number
(202) 429-2200
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Carlos Gómez & César Mayorga
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Private party facilities
Taberna del Alabardero offers two elegant private dining spaces that are well suited for a broad array of events. A selection of special banquet and cocktail menus are available.
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Private party contact
Event Manager: (202) 429-2200
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Proudly celebrating 29 years of existence with the honor of carrying the best and authentic Spanish cuisine to the Washingtonians, we are now proud to announce our new catering services to our clients. Zagat classifies Taberna del Alabardero as the "Rolls-Royce of Spanish" restaurants in the Capital of the United States, for our commitment to innovating cotinuously the Spanish traditional food.
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Cross street
Entrance on 18th Street, between H and I
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Parking details
COMPLIMENTARY PARKING after 6:00pm next door to the restaurant on 18 Street NW.
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Public transit
Farragut West Metro Station or Farragut North
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine