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4.5 (146) $$$$ $$$$ Spanish, Fine Dining


Summary: An exquisite journey of taste and presentation.

Xiquet, nestled in a cozy corner of the city, offers an intimate escape into the world of Valencian cuisine. With a focus on local and global ingredients, each dish is a sensory delight, presenting a fusion of taste, texture, and visual artistry. The restaurant boasts three distinct spaces, each providing a different aspect of comfort and elegance. The tasting menu, featuring 22 carefully crafted dishes, highlights the restaurant's signature paella. An award-winning sommelier team is on hand to suggest wine pairings, including unique selections available by the glass through Coravin. The kitchen's smoker and wood-fired hearth are essential in creating authentic Spanish dishes with a special emphasis on the culinary treasures of Valencia. Guests can savor meticulously prepared courses like dill-cured bonito with ajo blanco and turbot with a smoked trout roe beurre blanc, culminating in a memorable dining experience that marries creativity with sustainability. The intimate third-floor space hosts a select number of tables, allowing for a personal and refined atmosphere. To complete the evening, coffee and mignardise are served in the relaxing lounge, ensuring a satisfying conclusion to the gastronomic adventure.


5 Diamonds
1 Star


2404 Wisconsin Ave NW B, Washington, DC 20007

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