This is the place for steak lovers! Though Bourbon Steak has seafood and other dishes, the steak is central as you'll only find corn-fed, all-natural meats on the menu. If you're not looking for a meal, you can enjoy a wide array of fashionable cocktails in the lounge. You can also try unique artisanal cheeses, delectable desserts and a lunch menu to match the dinners.
Located in the heart of Washington, Estadio is a great place to drop by to feast on some authentic Spanish flavors. Under the tutelage of Executive Chef Haidar Karoum the culinary team offers a delectable Spanish fare of soups, salads, montaditos (open sandwiches), meat, seafood, chicken and egg dishes. The decor of the restaurant, with timber furnishing and iron panels, resembles a 19th-century Spanish restaurant. Though the restaurant stops serving dinner earlier in the night, guests can enjoy drinks and light bites at the bar that is open till late.
1789 Restaurant, a formal, elegant restaurant in Georgetown, is a Washington favorite. Its Federal-era architecture is nicely accentuated by burning fireplaces and classic linen-and-silver table settings. A wide range of New American entrees are featured on the menu. There are fine vegetarian offerings as well as non-vegetarian delicacies like hanger steak and grill rack of lamb. The desserts here are similarly divine.
Rasika combines old and new in a most striking manner. So grab a table and order up a selection of your favorites, and rest assured that they'll be made with ingredients fresher and more flavorful than at your dingy neighborhood joint. After you dine, settle into the lounge and while away the rest of the night with a cocktail or four.
The Diner is a casual dining restaurant that is open daily for all 24 hours. It is an ideal place to drop in for a coffee in the middle of the night or a very late breakfast. Customers eating alone can sit at long counters while there are tables to accommodate large groups and events. Relish items such as chicken fried seitan, cornmeal crusted catfish and turkey platter, complemented by beverages like floats and milkshakes. Guests can also opt for the weekly specials for a good experience.
Art And Soul is another upscale D.C. restaurant perfect for a business lunch, or an intimate dinner. The cuisine is a seamless blend of traditional Southern cooking with a contemporary Washingtonian twist; try the spice-rubbed ahi tuna with fried green tomatoes, or the blackened scallops with buttermilk mash. The restaurant has a famed happy hour where you can get a fantastic food and drink pairing for ten dollars - the selection is ample, and a fantastic array of wines by the glass or bottle are also available. Art And Soul is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily; reservations are recommended.
Bistro L'Hermitage is a restaurant for those special occasions in life which need to be celebrated. With a beautifully designed interior of plush furniture and a dimly-lit dining room, the restaurant sets the mood of the eatery on a pleasant page. The decor carries a rustic charm characteristic of a provincial French house. So gorge on the delicious Escargots, smoky Lardons and soft filets of meat cooked with French techniques and sauces. An excellent wine list also features, composed of French wines and champagne. Service is efficient and helpful.
The Courtyard Cafe is situated within the National Portrait Gallery, which acts as the perfect spot for guests to have a quick bite after a show. A seasonally evolving menu comprising of Mediterranean styled preparations are on offer. Organically grown and locally available fresh ingredients are used by the chefs. Choose from gourmet desserts, soups, salads and specialty sandwiches. With an exclusive menu for kids, the cafe hosts kid's parties and special events as well.
Experience the warm Irish hospitality as you dine at The Celtic House Irish Pub & Restaurant. This chic spot is popular for serving an array of refreshing beverages like beers, whiskeys, cocktails and other beverages. In case you feel hungry, The Celtic House Irish Pub & Restaurant serves scrumptious Irish delicacies to devour. Try the Buffalo Chicken wrap, potato cakes, Mac and Cheese which have been loved by their guests. Its casual ambiance and cozy interiors are just right to catch up with your friends after work.
Counted among Washington’s premier dining destinations, Minibar by José Andrés is a gastronomic gem. Using modernist techniques, the tasting menu here keeps the diners guessing and at the edge of their seats. In a contrast from the chic entry lounge, the dining room resembles a laboratory. The chef’s glistening stainless steel workspace, around which the diners are seated, appears more like a stage where his experimental cooking comes alive, only to be quickly devoured. Some of their famed meals include Liquid Olives, Yuba Egg-White Drizzled with Cured-Yolk Sauce and a Spanish Jackrabbit Broth. That’s right, the dishes served here are edible creativity.
At Komi, located a few twists and turns from the hustle and bustle of Dupont Circle, simplicity is key. The staff, the space, the cuisine and the wines are all elegant, but none are flashy in the least. Komi is most famous for its fixed-price tasting menus with optional sommelier-managed wine pairings, each one a new five-course symphony of tasty wonder. Whichever route you choose, you'll surely be faced with some luscious salads, top-notch pastas and some of the finest meats and fishes you'll ever lay eyes on.
Il Canale is your quintessential Neapolitan pizzeria. Nestled in Georgetown, this restaurant serves delectable cuisine from the southern regions of Italy. The restaurant offers authentic Neapolitan pizzas, made of thin crust topped with tomatoes from San Marzano and mozzarella along with the usual herbs and sauces. Freshly prepared, these thin-crust pies are made using a wood-fired oven imported from Italy. Guests can enjoy the rooftop deck when the weather is nice and take in the serene view of the C&O Canal. If you are lucky enough, you might even spot a celebrity from Tinseltown.