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Pineapple & Pearls

4.7 (394) $$$$ $$$$ American, Modern, Fine Dining, Coffee


Summary: Creative pairings, tasting menu, and chic coffee bar.

Pineapple & Pearls, a sequel to the popular casual eatery next door, brings a whole new level of dining with its multi-course tasting menu. Situated in a bustling area, this fine-dining establishment is known for its symbol of hospitality and elegance. The experience is both extensive and immersive, with creative beverage pairings that include everything from sake and wine to tea and cocktails. Not just about the food, Pineapple & Pearls invites guests to indulge in a stylish coffee bar featuring items like the pistachio rose tea cake. The ambiance takes a cue from the iconic Studio 54, encouraging diners to don their best attire and enjoy a party-like atmosphere complete with tableside absinthe cocktails and candle-warmed truffle-infused amaretto. The menu is a testament to creativity, with dishes such as squab with cacao nibs and a pineapple dessert reminiscent of LA taco trucks. Reservations are a must and can be made exclusively through their website, promising an exclusive and story-filled gastronomic journey.


2 Stars
La Liste
Score 93.0 / 100 2023
Ranked # 332 in the World 2023
50 Best
James Beard
Best New Restaurant - Nominee 2017


715 8th St SE, Washington, DC 20003

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