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Mendocino Grille & Winw - CLOSED

2917 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3714
+1 202-333-2912
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good46%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
3 Nov 2013
8 Apr 2011
“More here than meets the eye or, in this case, the palate”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2917 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3714
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

What a quaint and cosy place. Food was great... Wine nice and cold. Seafood was fantastic. He a great time. Also sat outside earlier and watched the people come and go.

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Reviewed 8 April 2011

My wife and I first dined at Mendocino two years ago on a rather chilly evening, the penultimate day of February. Ever since that first culinary encounter, we have been anxious to pay a return visit. And the reason is quite simple: Mendocino's contemporary American...More

1  Thank ArtfulDiner43
Reviewed 16 October 2010

I ate at Mendocino in October 2010. it is a comfy small restaurant/bar in Georgetown, a bit outside the high volume area. Food was very good, wine was not bad and price reasonable. The waiter was pretentious and not all that attentive, but overall, this...More

Thank bblumberg
Reviewed 28 December 2009

We went for our anniversary but there were locals there who seem to come regularly. Some stopped by the bar but most were seated for dinner. Everything we ate was superb. Staff was extremely helpful and professional – but not intrusive. I do wish it...More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 11 December 2009

Rolled in with no reservation on a Saturday evening at 800 and was seated immediately. Lucky, maybe... but we still loved the hip atmosphere, respectable wine prices, and outstanding charcuterie, cheeses, and desserts.

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Reviewed 7 July 2009

Mendocino is a perfect example of a 2-star restaurant with a 5-star price tag. I had been wanting to try it for a while, so finally decided to go last night with my friend from college who was in town for the holiday weekend. I'll...More

1  Thank LiveDC
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 February 2009

Went for Restaurant Week and there was a good selection of choices and the food was fantastic. I was annoyed, though, by all of the surcharges on certain (most) dishes. Defeats the purpose of participating in RW, as far as I'm concerned. Great meal, though....More

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Reviewed 22 February 2009

My party of 5 arrived at our appointed time of 7:30pm to be seated immediately. We enjoyed some cocktails and wine prior to dinner. Dinner was above average among the 5 of us. My prime ny strip steak with cauliflower mousseline, broccoli, szechuan peppercorn sauce...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2008

The food was great, but I feel very lucky to have gone for restaurant week. The wine list was a bit bloated.

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Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed 2 August 2008

excellent date place!

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2917 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3714
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Georgetown
  • Neighbourhood: Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-2912
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