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Sassy and full of energy, Grill from Ipanema, the Brazilian restaurant in hip Adams-Morgan, serves authentic dishes with flair in a funky environment complete with plastic palm trees. Start off with a fruity batida cocktail or perhaps an eye-opening caipirinha. Grilled fresh fish and creamy coconut and seafood stews bring a taste of the tropics. Chicken and beef dishes are marinated in flavorful seasonings and grilled. The national dish feijoada, a sausage and black bean stew is the house specialty.
Located in Adams Morgan, L'Enfant Café and Bar is a European style café that provides a nice escape. L'Enfant has a great selection of Belgian beers to find your inner Trappist. Every Tuesday is Belgian beer happy hour. Don't forget the nice selection of divine wines, and of course the rich food. The warmed brie is a treat, and meat-lovers should try the boeuf bourguignon. The large patio area is excellent for a meal or a drink in the summertime. Weekend brunch also draws the crowds, so don't be un petit bébé if you have to wait.
The name is a mix of French and Russian, while the food is exclusively from the Francais side of the Mediterranean. From the zinc bar offering classic wines to the filling and delicious meals, the place is a resounding success. Chef Yannis Felix puts together the likes of French Onion Soup, Homemade Country Pâté, Mussels in Garlic Butter, and Steak Tartare with remarkable finesse. Don't forget to ask for the desert of the day before you leave.
Bistrot Lepic in Georgetown has been regarded by many as one of the best restaurants in the country. This tiny French restaurant offers classic French cuisine with modern twists. Run by French Chef Bruno Fortin, the menu is seasonal and seafood and meat dishes are the specialties. Favorites include boudin blanc, a mousse like sausage and their fruit deserts. The restaurant recently turned its former private dining room upstairs into a handsome wine bar filled with 500 fine wines, as well as added another room for large parties of 12. Anyone who loves French cuisine will not go wrong with Bistrot Lepic!
Pesce is a great place to enjoy fresh seafood in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. They have numerous types of fish entrees as well as oysters, mussels, clams and much more as starters. Pesce's extensive wine cellar serves as a great complement to their excellent dishes. Excellent for parties and events or even when you need to satisfy your cravings for awesome seafood treats!
Located in the premium Hotel Dupont Circle, Cafe Dupont is an elegant brasserie that boasts French delights. The European-style decor and cutting edge furniture sets the perfect ambiance for a sophisticated meal. The menu has French classics like Charcutirie sampling and Steak Frites, however the chef has adequately added an urban touch to the food. This blend of modern cuisine has something that suits each palate. Cafe Dupont is most loved for the weekend brunch, the menu has Crepes, Cheese Platter, Cured Meat Platter, Turkey Bacon and a lot more on offer. Check website for full menus.
This social meeting place in the U Street neighborhood caters to the politically and artistically-minded. The gallery at Busboys and Poets features local artists, and events include speakers, poetry readings, live music and film screenings. The atmosphere is perfect for a relaxing afternoon. After lunching with friends over pizza, browse the bookstore, and then snuggle up on the couch with a laptop and a cup of coffee, enjoying the free wireless internet. Busboys and Poets at night has a livelier social scene, featuring music and a full bar.
The taste of Paris is what awaits you at Cafe Bonaparte. Established in 2003, this place offers American citizens with a European cafe experience. The menu features French dishes with contemporary flair, creating alluring tastes. You can gorge on their meat, poultry and seafood dishes cooked perfectly with vegetables and garnished with herbs. Renowned for their crepes, they offer an extensive range that will satisfy every palate. On weekends, visit this place for a delectable brunch fare of croissants and egg preparations accompanied by their various breads. The walls of this place are splattered with hues of green, yellow and red that gives it a vibrant feel.