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Dahlak Restaurant

1771 U St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1703
+1 202-332-6435
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  • Very good60%
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24 Sep 2014
“Jazz jam and great food”
28 May 2014
“Great Prices”
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1771 U St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1703
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Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

We went to Dahlak on Sunday night and were very pleased. Food was very tasty, service was good and to top it all, we heard local musicians play. Very pleasant experience!

Thank Su74Re
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I gave this four stars because the prices are fantastic. We shared the vegetarian combo--which was nice that it gave us portions of all the vegetarian dishes (great idea). Service was okay, the tables would look more high class if they used tablecloths, and I...More

Thank Sam44586
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Dahlak serves up authentic and very tasty Eritrean food! I highly recommend Dahlak special tibsi spicy and veggie combination. Dahlak is also great if you're in the mood for some drinks and hookah. Their prices can't be beat and I love the service here.

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Reviewed 5 November 2013

Dahlak is a secret gem of the Adams Morgan/U Street area. It has some of the best customer service, hookah and brings together a diverse crowd from across the District. I live in the area and it's one of the few places I frequent.

Thank Gregory C
Reviewed 30 August 2011

Located on the in Adams Morgan ,771 U Street NW Washington, DC),Dahlak has a clean and modern dining area combined with a bar that is not to be sneezed at. The outside of the restaurant is deceptive and does no justice to exceptional food, great...More

Thank shimon B
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Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1771 U St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1703
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Adams Morgan
  • Neighbourhood: Adams Morgan
  • Phone Number: +1 202-332-6435
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