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Boveda

€€ - €€€Latin, , Mexican
2350 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1417
+1 202-448-1000
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (4 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Latin, Bar, Mexican, Spanish, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2350 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1417
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a night out in DC, we weren’t ready to crash, so had a drink and a few bites to eat and were quite pleased. Good South American choices. We had empanadas and I had a Peruvian Pisco Sour to drink. Good service and not...More

Thank Terren P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only spent a little time here. Great drinks and Empanadas. Will definitely be back next time in town. Great service.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I should have left as the dining room was empty. The waitress could not answer any questions as it related simple inquiries on the menu. I ordered a seafood risotto dish that had shrimp scallops and mussels. She served us and then told me they...More

Thank Jeter3000
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I've been here a couple of times for corporate-style events; I think the place is chosen because it's usual empty and thus willing to extend some pretty big discounts to corporations who will sponsor an event in the space. The space is terrible--it's in a...More

Thank brmusicman
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I ordered the shrimp tacos and a glass of wine. The tacos were amazingly good. The salsa was the perfect level of heat. Service was prompt and friendly.

Thank Connie P
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This bar is in the Georgetown Westin and is not a lobby bar where one can people watch. You step down into the bar and it is a like a dark cave. We didn't stay to enjoy our drinks and took them to our room...More

Thank santafecarol
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Worst service I've ever had in a bar in DC. The bartender didn't seem to understand his job involved customer service; we were over charged for drinks; and, in general, neither the bartender or manager seemed to care about their very poor service even after...More

Thank DaveinCville
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Food ok...nothing special, expected more from DC restaurants especially connected to Westin. Place had maybe 2 other tables and our server disappeared after seating us..honestly think he was high..got food and again disappeared . Food mediocre, expensive for what it was

Thank kitty H
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The place portrays itself as trendy perhaps that is why they believe they can get away with mediocre food and overpriced drinks ($17 for watery margarita!).

Thank PrincePolo
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Stay away! We're staying at the Westin and my boss picked this restaurant for our last night dinner in town. The service was horrible and the drinks were horrible. We got margaritas that tasted terrible and we sent them back. I didn't quite get the...More

1  Thank gremlin_337
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Latin, Bar, Mexican, Spanish, Pub
Meals
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:59
Saturday
16:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2350 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1417
    (24th & M St NW)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-448-1000
Description
Boveda - which literally means vault- is a Latin Speakeasy located in the West End neighborhood of Georgetown. Properly chaotic, casual, and affordable, Boveda is the clandestine destination for vibrant eclectic music, unique cocktails, and inspired modern Latin American dishes. Diners may enjoy various seating areas within the intimate space including raised booths, banquettes, communal tables, a lounge, a neighborhood bar, and a tavern-esque private area. This hidden gem reveals reclaimed wood ceilings and floors, Spanish pewter lanterns with filigree detailing, large antique mirrors, field stone walls, and vintage Cuban floor tiles. Private dining available as well.
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