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4.6 (368) $$$$ $$$$ Belgian, French, Modern


Summary: Seasonal French-Belgian menu.

Marcel's, a French-Belgian restaurant, provides a dynamic seasonal menu, including a pre-theater option and a choice of tasting menus. The professional staff ensures an attentive dining experience, complete with a wine steward for expert pairings. The warm stone-walled interior and lively bar make Marcel's an ideal destination for both theater-goers and those looking to savor inventive French cuisine with a Flemish twist. The menu features delicacies like roasted diver scallops, tenderloin of lamb in phyllo, and Martin’s Angus petit filet mignon. For dessert, don't miss the pastry-wrapped poached pear with caramel sauce. Marcel's wine list complements the fine dining atmosphere, and the staff's balance of attentiveness without fuss adds to the restaurant's charm. Whether indulging in pan-seared foie gras, grilled quail, or the almond financier with sunflower ice cream, guests at Marcel's can expect a memorable meal that combines French inspiration with unique influences.


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Best Washington DC Best Restaurants
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James Beard
Outstanding Hospitality - Semifinalist 2020
Outstanding Service - Semifinalist 2019
Outstanding Service - Semifinalist 2017
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2401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037

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