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The Lafayette Room in the Hay-Adams Hotel overlooks Lafayette Square and the White House. Businessmen, politicians, lobbyists and lawyers frequent this favorite haunt. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, so you can visit any time of day. On Sundays you can take a leisurely break whilst filling up on delectable food at the brunch.
Located adjacent to the historic Willard InterContinental Hotel is this popular, charming bistro, serving traditional French fare. On a beautiful day, enjoy the outdoor seating on Pennsylvania Avenue and watch the world go by. The food is simple but perfectly prepared and flavored. Many of the classics are here, from steak with bearnaise sauce to moules a la mariniere. Diners have also raved about the pastries, which could be straight from a French boulangerie, freshly baked and decadently buttery. This is a fantastic restaurant to impress a first date at, or simply come to enjoy the company of friends and family.
Situated on Washington Harbour, Sequoia Restaurant boasts a palatial, beautifully decorated interior. The view of the Potomac River is gorgeous. The restaurant serves New American cuisine with innovative dishes prepared with local ingredients. Burgers, salads and sandwiches round out the menu. Sunday brunch is popular, especially in the summer when the outdoor patio is open. The ground floor of the restaurant is a bar, and in the summer months, the outside tables are packed with business people looking to relax after a long day at work.
Sustainability and environmentally-friendly practices are at the heart of this restaurant. The aptly named Farmers Fishers Bakers offers a regularly changing menu of American specialties created from locally sourced, seasonal produce. Start off with sharing the brick oven pretzels, Old Bay mini crab claws and crispy duck fat chicken wings. The main selection is diverse and offers a choice of seafood, chicken, tacos, jambalaya, burgers as well as pizzas. Specialties include the Farmers Spice Entrecote, rock sole Francaise, Flat Boater's Bucatini and honey pot fried chicken. Apart from this, they also offer sushi.
Capitol Hill's critically-acclaimed Charlie Palmer Steak is a sophisticated restaurant and lounge along the world-famous National Mall. Here you'll find only the finest cuts of artisan meats, game, fish and fowl, prepared in Chef Charlie Palmer's progressive American style. This is the place to see and be seen. If you are a wine connoisseur, scroll through their 10,000 American wines on an eWinebook while three sommeliers are on hand for consultation. The restaurant also has three private dining rooms and a rooftop terrace for events for up to 400 guests, with spectacular views of the Capitol.