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“Variety, excellent cuisine”
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Ranked #362 of 3,703 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$35
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
Cross street: Between "I" & "K"
Transit: 2 blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro Station at 23rd & "I"
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Lunch was fantastic. Seated immediately with friendly and attentive service. The tomato gazpacho with crab and avocado was refereshing and filling. Known for their mussels, the tomato-onion-garlic mussels with garlic fries was absolutely delicious. Well worth the price.

Thank Kate H
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Dish is ideally located on the way to the Kennedy center. Out of town guests very much liked the dinner of pasta with seafood and crab cakes. Veggie pasta with bit of spicy sauce-costumized by Keith was delicious. Wine selection was done by Keith and was
perfect fit with meal. I think it will be a good idea if they could serve ' tapas' small portion.
What makes this place is personal attention Keith gives to each and everyone of his clients. This is a neighborhood gem. I have been coming here when it used to be called 'foggy bottom cafe' when they had fresh tulips and eucalyptus on the table for an added touch.

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Thank 3nalinis
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Having lived in the area for 15 years, I was shocked that I had never heard of this place. My wife and I needed a place for dinner before going to the Kennedy Center. We found it on Google and wow! First we had drinks at the little bar. The bartender made a terrific gin drink that was perfect for spring. We also had the cheese tray, which had two excellent cheeses and one average cheese. Dinner was outstanding. I had the pork chop, cooked to perfection with sweet potatoes. My wife had a beautiful piece of salmon on top of lentils and a savory sauce. Home run! This place is small, but mighty!

Thank BaldAndHappy
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner before a show at the Kennedy Center. The staff was warm and welcoming. We were immediately given water and fresh bread. We both ordered the price fixed menu. Everything was fresh and delicious. But be warned the servings are huge!

The calamari were cooked perfectly. The dipping sauce popped.

The pasta with sausage was unique in a good way. The portion could feed a family.

The mussels with fries was unbelievable. Fresh large mussels in a sause that was light and buttery at the same time. The fries which I normally would skip were so tasty. Made fresh!

For desser we had the apple bignets... Which came with ice cream. It was good but we were too full to fully enjoy.

The drinks are excellent! For Cinco de Mayo they had a blue margarita which was unique and yummy.

If we lived locally we would be back often.

It is a small place so make a reservation.

Thank DayRay35
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

After an afternoon of ballet at the Kennedy Center, we came here for an early dinner. Started at the bar. While I visited the rest room my friend and the bartender got into an increasingly off-putting political discussion, which according to my friend included his estimate that she was 5 years older than she is, and that our generation was to blame for every ill in the world. The bartender was poorly informed, not willing or able to be deflected, and for whatever reason unaware or unwilling to accept that he was aggravating us. I would have walked out, but instead we simply adjourned to our table. The food was good but not great, the service ok but they forgot to return my credit card with the check. We'd been here before and liked it, but are unlikely to go back anytime soon. The ratings reflect an effort to merge judgments on the bar experience and the restaurant experience.

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Thank Naomi S
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