Elle
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Elle's Stats
 
  • Review Count
    7
  • Helpfulness Votes
    0
  • First Review
    December 26, 2013
  • Last Review
    March 31, 2014
  • Featured Reviews
    0
  • Average Rating
    3.1
 
 
Elle's Reviews
 
Reservations are for the upstairs Izakaya only and not for the Ramen shop. <br /><br />The Izakaya is a full service restaurant featuring small plates of Japanese tavern fare, as well as a full bar with cocktails, wine, beer, and a large selection of sake and Japanese spirits.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Loved it!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/27/2014
 2006
Dined on 03/27/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Went for the first time last week after reading all the buzz about this place. I was not disappointed! The food is excellent and reasonably priced. The wine list wasn't very long, but we ordered a bottle of wine that was delicious and also well-priced."
Dined on 03/27/2014
 2006
Special Features: fit for foodies, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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From the team behind Ripple in Cleveland Park, we are thrilled to announce the launch of Roofers Union, a new restaurant now open in Adams Morgan. The menu at Roofers Union will showcase chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley's take on casual tavern fair inside a neighborhood restaurant and bar.<br /><br />The bar program will focus on craft beers and cocktails as well as 10 to 12 wines by the glass on a moderately priced list from around the world.<br /><br />A cozy and relaxed first level houses a cocktail-centric bar with 24 seats, while the main level features floor-to-ceiling windows that fill the restaurant with natural light and of Adams Morgan’s bustling 18th Street. The vibrant dining room will offer full service with a range of seating options including a revamped 20- seat bar, tables for large groups, and banquets.<br />
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Nice place
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/01/2014
 2006
Dined on 03/01/2014
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The service was quite good. It's not a place I'd go out of my way for, but of I were in the area, I might stop by."
Dined on 03/01/2014
 2006
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, hot spot
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Mandu opened in the fall of 2006 by Chef Yesoon Lee and her two children, Jean and Danny. Located on 18th street in Dupont, Chef Lee presides over the kitchen making sure that the recipes and dishes taste as she was originally taught being raised in Seoul. Her specialty is creating homestyle Korean dishes that one would enjoy in her own kitchen. Jean and Danny run the operations and service, making it a fun and energetic environment that provides the comfort and ease of a neighborhood restaurant. In January 2011, Mandu expanded to another location at the City Vista building in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Korean in a pinch
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 02/15/2014
 2006
Dined on 02/15/2014
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Although I think the best places to go for Korean food are in Annandale, VA, if you don't feel like going out there and have a craving, Mandu will do. The wine list is pretty decent, and so is the food."
Dined on 02/15/2014
 2006
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Arlington's newest restaurant,DARNA, which means “our home” in Arabic, melds the traditional elements of the Arabic culture with modern culinary excellence. Come and taste the finest of Lebanese and Middle Eastern cuisine. Indulge in one of our craft cocktails or house made soda's. Experience your meal surrounded by our warm, rustic decor that makes your dining experience unlike any other. Join us this evening, and treat our home like you would your own. As we say in Arabic, “El dar darak,” our house is your house. <br /><br />Reservations on Open Table for the restaurant only; for lounge reservations call 202-803-1677.
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service was poor
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 02/22/2014
 2006
Dined on 02/22/2014
 2006
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I was very excited to find a Groupon for this new-ish restaurant within walking distance of my home. Sadly, I fear I will not be returning. While the food was decent, nothing was so amazing I would need to return. However, even if the food were great, the service was abysmal. It seemed as if our waiter didn't understand a thing we requested. For example: He got part of the order wrong, I asked for a specific wine, he nodded, then came back 5 minutes later to ask which wine I'd ordered by pointing to it on the menu. Finally, when we requested the checke, he disappeared for 20 minutes! We caught up with him and went with him to specifically get it rung up at the bar."
Dined on 02/22/2014
 2006
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A neighborhood restaurant, serving seasonal American creations by chef Ris Lacoste.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Love the food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 02/19/2014
 2006
Dined on 02/19/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I've been here twice before. The first time, the service matched the food. The second time, however, I found the service lacking. No matter, the food never disappoints. It's truly delicious."
Dined on 02/19/2014
 2006
Special Features: fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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Enjoy a fantastic culinary experience and unequalled skyline views through two-story windows high above the Potomac River. The contemporary interior features chrome, glass, suede, and wood with accents of granite. Check out the critically-acclaimed Sunday Kitchen Buffet Brunch. The Roof Terrace Restaurant & Bar is located on the Roof Terrace level of the Kennedy Center above the Hall of Nations.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Nice if you're going to KC
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 01/16/2014
 2006
Dined on 01/16/2014
 2006
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The view is dazzling, no matter where you sit. There are huge windows overlooking the Potomac and VA skyline. The food and service were okay, not terrible, but not the greatest. Actually, I found it a bit pricey for the quality."
Dined on 01/16/2014
 2006
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The Liberty Tavern offers rustic, modern American cuisine in a historic 1907 building that has been beautifully restored and updated. Featuring an inviting street level bar and an intimate dining room on the second level, The Liberty Tavern offers an affordable, diverse wine list, creative specialty cocktails, and a great selection of premium draft and bottled beer. The comfortable, timeless ambiance will be enhanced by warm, hospitable service. Whether you’re joining us for a round of drinks in the bar, a casual midweek supper with your children, or a special evening with friends and family, you’ll be sure to feel at home. Liberty To-Go offers a separate carry-out entrance on Irving Street where wood-fired pizzas, grilled panini, fresh salads and other specialties will be conveniently offered for enjoyment at home.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Christmas Eve
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/24/2013
 2006
Dined on 12/24/2013
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I wish they'd offered a special menu for Christmas Eve, but regardless, the food was very good. Went with a large-ish group and the restaurant was very good about accommodating the 2 small kids in the party."
Dined on 12/24/2013
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly
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