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Addie's

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American, Contemporary, Seafood
It's a converted house. You may wear jeans. And the changing menu brings out the best in New American cuisine. Addie's has earned a loyal following among diners who flock to this Rockville, MD restaurant for an extraordinary combination of funky atmosphere and inspirational culinary creativity. A local favorite.
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Black's Bar & Kitchen

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Chef and Owner Jeff Black, "Whose work at Addie's in Rockville, represents some of the bests contemporary American cooking in the Maryland suburbs bolsters the cuisine with vivid accompaniments that enhance natural flavors rather than subduing them." Black's Bar and Kitchen offers the Bethesda diner outdoor seating, an oyster bar, a lively crowd and an intimate dining room. Whether you are celebrating a birthday or anniversary or having an evening out, come experience a meal that you won't soon forget.
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Charlie Palmer Steak

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Located in the United Brotherhood of Carpenters headquarters off the wide, open expanse of the National Mall, Charlie Palmer Steak DC is dedicated to another fine master craft: big, bold American food. Under the direction of Executive Chef Matt Hill, the menu stars the best American artisan beef cuts like an aged Angus Rib-eye "Cowboy" steak as well as updated seafood classics such as the Iced Shellfish Platter of lobster, shrimp, king crab, and oysters. Underscoring the patriotic menu, Palmer's innovative wine cube—which appears to be floating on water—features 3,500 bottles of exclusively American wine featuring over 600 selections.

Charlie Palmer Steak DC moves the political power meetings out of the back room and into private dining spaces, sleek enclaves of dark wood where gathering around the table gets things done in the best possible way. In addition, the rooftop terrace, which can accommodate 400 guests, possesses the city's most impressive view of the Capitol.
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Addie's

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American, Contemporary, Seafood
It's a converted house. You may wear jeans. And the changing menu brings out the best in New American cuisine. Addie's has earned a loyal following among diners who flock to this Rockville, MD restaurant for an extraordinary combination of funky atmosphere and inspirational culinary creativity. A local favorite.
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Black's Bar & Kitchen

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American, Contemporary, Seafood
Chef and Owner Jeff Black, "Whose work at Addie's in Rockville, represents some of the bests contemporary American cooking in the Maryland suburbs bolsters the cuisine with vivid accompaniments that enhance natural flavors rather than subduing them." Black's Bar and Kitchen offers the Bethesda diner outdoor seating, an oyster bar, a lively crowd and an intimate dining room. Whether you are celebrating a birthday or anniversary or having an evening out, come experience a meal that you won't soon forget.
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Charlie Palmer Steak

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American
Located in the United Brotherhood of Carpenters headquarters off the wide, open expanse of the National Mall, Charlie Palmer Steak DC is dedicated to another fine master craft: big, bold American food. Under the direction of Executive Chef Matt Hill, the menu stars the best American artisan beef cuts like an aged Angus Rib-eye "Cowboy" steak as well as updated seafood classics such as the Iced Shellfish Platter of lobster, shrimp, king crab, and oysters. Underscoring the patriotic menu, Palmer's innovative wine cube—which appears to be floating on water—features 3,500 bottles of exclusively American wine featuring over 600 selections.

Charlie Palmer Steak DC moves the political power meetings out of the back room and into private dining spaces, sleek enclaves of dark wood where gathering around the table gets things done in the best possible way. In addition, the rooftop terrace, which can accommodate 400 guests, possesses the city's most impressive view of the Capitol.
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Dubliner Irish Restaurant and Pub

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Irish
If you love Ireland you'll love the Dubliner, Washington's most authentic Irish Pub. Live music every evening, cool pints of Guinness, Irish Lagers and Ales. World famous Fish and Chips, Shepherd's Pie, Beef Stew as well as great Steaks, Chops and fresh Fish every day. You'll rub elbows with Congressmen, Senators and World Leaders as you enjoy a really memorable night on Capital Hill.
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Kaz Sushi Bistro

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Japanese, Sushi
A nominee for Best New Restaurant of 2000 and highly rated by Zagat Survey, KAZ Sushi Bistro has been called the “New Age Temple of Raw Fish” by the Washington Post. Popular Chef Kaz Okochi draws food critics and new fans with authentic Japanese cuisine given contemporary spins. At this central location near World Bank, diners find a relaxed atmosphere as they sample Kaz’s free-style Japanese cuisine and sip premium sakes and exotic teas.
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La Tomate

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Italian
La Tomate, a neighborhood bistro, features affordable regional Italian cuisine complimented by friendly service and warm ambiance in the heart of historic Dupont Circle. Recently refurbished, the window-clad bar and dining room provide panoramic avenue views. Enjoy an extended season of “al fresco” dining on our lush outdoor patio partially covered by a newly installed canopy. Now featuring a new Prosciutto Bar, equipped with an imported Italian artisanal hand slicer, offering a selection of shaved Italian cured meats and cheeses. Stop by and experience the changes at La Tomate.

La Tomate is committed to providing quality service and excellent food in a warm and friendly atmosphere. We invite you to join us for a casual lunch, happy hour, dinner, weekend brunch or group events. La Tomate is conveniently located close to the Dupont Circle metro, Q Street exit (Red Line, Dupont Circle North Metro). Zagat rated.
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Matchbox

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American, Pizza
Matchbox, a pizza bistro, is the first of its kind in Washington! It features zesty "New York style" brick oven pizza coupled with chef Graig Glufling's choice selections of gourmet appetizers, salads and delicious entrees. In addition, there is a full-service bar with 12 microbrews on tap, and an exciting and varied winelist. matchbox, embraces a "back to basics" approach to customer service, with friendly and personal attention delivered in a cozy setting!
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Morton's The Steakhouse (Downtown)

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American, Classic, Steakhouse
The patio at the Connecticut Avenue location overlooks Washington's infamous K Street Corridor, while the dining room caters to DC's powerful elite. Mingle amongst the decision makers of DC, indulging in Morton's legendary steakhouse favorites for lunch or dinner. On weekends relax with locals who have loved the location for over 15 years.
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New Heights Restaurant

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New American
“New Heights sets the standard for creativity year after year - Top honors for food, service, Sunday Brunch and stylish decor.”
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Chef Arthur Rivaldo’s passion for innovative New American cuisine crafted from the season’s bounty, entices locals, presidents, dignitaries and travelers to this architecturally (AIA) award-winning and critically-acclaimed neighborhood jewel.

BEST RESTAURANT IN AMERICA
USA Today

READERS FAVORITE
Gourmet Magazine

TOP RATED WINE LIST
Wine Spectator

New Heights is a perennial, classy sight to behold anytime of year ….. especially in springtime when the lovely lines, colors and wood tones of the Babinga Bar & Gin Joint fold outside into the intimate, Patio-on-Calvert with its verdant, colorful plantings.

Thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows that open up the cozy Babinga Bar onto Calvert Street, the Patio and bar merge into a delightful meeting place for drinks and casual dining. The vista offers diners a mesmerizing visual oasis in the city: DC’s own resplendent Rock Creek Park, the lush Klingle Valley running beneath the art deco Taft Bridge, its historic corner lanterns lighting up Kalorama’s romantic, tapering cityscape.
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Occidental Grill & Seafood

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American, Classic
Located around the corner from the White House, this high profile restaurant is the premier setting for Washington’s power elite. Known for its extensive collection of famous photographs, the Occidental is also recognized for exemplary service and facilities, an award winning wine list, and for Chef Patrick Bazin’s acclaimed cuisine, described as Classic American with a contemporary flair. Private dining rooms are available for parties up to 135.
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Oceanaire

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American, Seafood
Whether you are looking to host a large dinner party or a smaller group for a special celebration, we invite you to consider The Oceanaire. We specialize in making all of your occasions — business lunches and dinners, company functions, special celebrations, holiday parties and more — unique and unforgettable with our exquisite menu and superior service.
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Old Ebbitt Grill

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American, Seafood
Originally established in 1856, this downtown restaurant sits in the heart of quintessential Washington, drawing from a history of Presidential patrons, to a current crowd of political insiders and celebrity out-of-towners. Travelers and tourists find solace in the comfortable atmosphere, taking in the Victorian interior and convenient location to Washington’s many attractions. Offering early morning breakfasts through post-theater suppers with the finest fresh ingredients of the season, making the Old Ebbitt Grill a perennial favorite.
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Peacock Cafe

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American
Established in 1991, Peacock Cafe is a tradition in Georgetown life. It is a friendly restaurant to enjoy an eclectic menu that offers something for everyone. Around the clock, lunch to dinner into the night, Peacock Cafe attracts followers. There is outdoor sidewalk seating during seasonal weather. Inside, the cosmopolitan interior offers a charming view of the courtyard.

Chef Maziar's distinctive signature specialties include seared Tuna, oven roasted Duck Provencal, grilled Lamb Steak, Bistro Burger with Gorgonzola cheese, and of course, the humble but inimitable Peacock Fries. The extensive Peacock Wine list offers a wonderful match with any of the menu items.

The bar is a pleasurable place to rendezvous with old friends and meet new ones. The tremendous popularity of The Peacock Happy Day Brunch in Washington DC is legendary.

The breakfast and brunch selections offer wonderful variety and there is a new selection of fresh, spectacular desserts everyday. The Peacock Café in Georgetown, DC - a fabulous menu for the entire family.

“Affordable and Fashionable”
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“Eclectic & Cosmopolitan . . . something for everyone”
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Persimmon

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American
Persimmon is Washingtonian Magazine’s only 3 star restaurant in Bethesda, Maryland. Chef Damian Salvatore’s cuisine is a cross-cultural tour where bold flavors and creative combinations are the standard. Persimmon’s cuisine is matched with a wine list honored by Wine Spectator’s “Award of Excellence”. The service is professional and courteous. This cozy 60-seat restaurant is ideal for all occasions.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Wine Spectator, 2003

AWARD OF DISTINCTION
Zagat Survey, 2003

TOP 100, 3 STARS & BLUE RIBBON AWARD
Washingtonian Magazine 2001-2003

BOOK OF LISTS
Washington Business Journal, 2003
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RT's Restaurant

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American, Seafood, Steak House
RT's "Alexandria's renowned neighborhood restaurant" has been the place for fresh seafood in Northern Virginia for over 15 years. RT's has been a fixture on the Washingtonian Magazines "Top 100 Best Restaurants" list in the metropolitan area and is one of the highest rated seafood restaurants in the nationally acclaimed "Zagats Guide".

Their unique menu features many creole & cajun specialties including their famous Jack Daniel's Shrimp, Spicy She Crab Soup, Cajun Veal Oscar & their popular Crawfish Etouffée. Many celebrities have dined at RT's including President Clinton & Vice President Gore, many Congressmen and Senators, Leslie Nielson, Woody Harrelson, Clint Black, Mary Chapin Carpenter and many, many more.
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Russia House Restaurant & Lounge

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Continental, Russian
Nestled on the corner of Connecticut and Florida Avenues, this inspired Russian restaurant and lounge is evocatively reminiscent of the era of the Tsars. The Russian-European elegance of the Russia House offers a uniquely warm and comfortable meeting place for anyone appreciative of its friendly and intimate coziness. It is the perfect meeting place for the true Washington socialite.

The Russian-infused intercontinental cuisine pleases the most refined palate with such nouveau-traditional entrees as the Beef Stroganoff and the Chicken Kiev. Further true to tradition, the Russia House features an impressive selection of caviars and one of the largest vodka collections in Washington, D.C.
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Taberna del Albardero

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Mediterranean, Spanish
Twenty-five years ago, Luis de Lezama opened a small restaurant in a townhouse near the Royal Palace in Spain’s capital city of Madrid. Without any prior training, he began serving meals. Thus was born Taberna del Alabardero, or Tavern of the Palace Guards. Lezama continued his success with locations in Puerto Banus, Sevilla and eventually Washington D.C., where Executive Chef Josu Zubikarai, who like Lezama, is from the Basque region of Spain, commanders a world class kitchen, garnering both local and national praise and accolades. We invite you to enjoy our beautiful restaurant, where tapestries and lace bring you back to the old country. Enjoy classic favorites such as lobster and seafood paella, fried squid and delicious tapas.
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Texas de Brazil

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Brazilian, Steak House
Texas de Brazil, the nation’s premier Brazilian steakhouse, is carving a new experience in dining. The dynamic menu includes extensive meat selections of beef, lamb, pork, chicken and sausage all deliciously seasoned, roasted over an open flame and carved tableside by gauchos. The restaurant also features a fresh, gourmet salad area containing more than 50 items, a selection of decadent desserts and an award-winning wine list! Texas de Brazil – a truly outstanding experience awaits you.
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Wharf Restaurant

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American, Seafood, Steak House
History has been written inside the walls of The Wharf, with it’s 1790’s style architecture featuring original wood columns and beams that are charred black from a Civil War fire. Since 1971, satisfied diners have been heading to The Wharf in Old Town for Whole Maine Lobster, local Soft Shell Crabs and Prime Steaks and Chops. The restaurant has recently been remodeled and the menu updated to include many contemporary seafood items along with their traditional Chesapeake Bay creations. A great cocktail at their very popular bar is a must!
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