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4.5 (549) $$$$ $$$$ American, French

Description

Summary: Seasonal flavors in a classic setting.

Colonial charm meets modern gastronomy in an elegant setting, with a menu that showcases seasonal American cuisine. Dishes like butter poached lobster and handmade pastas are favorites, while the wine list impresses with nearly 200 selections. The ambiance is quintessentially collegiate, with six dining rooms spread across three floors, each exuding history and class. The kitchen's French and American culinary influences are evident, with offerings such as foie gras mousse, rack of lamb, and a unique apple Paris-Brest. The service is polished and the atmosphere is steeped in tradition, making it a beloved spot for both locals and visiting dignitaries.

Awards

AAA
4 Diamonds
Michelin
Recommended
Gayot
2 Toques
2 Toques
Top 10 Mother's Day Brunch Restaurants in the U.S. 2016
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James Beard
Best Chefs - Nominee 1999
Google
Good

Location

1226 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007

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