AmantediTavola
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    11
  • Helpfulness Votes
    1
  • First Review
    May 5, 2014
  • Last Review
    August 28, 2014
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    3.7
 
 
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701 is a modern American restaurant with exquisite food framed by an elegant decor. Join us in our bar & lounge for our signature cocktails and small plates or dine with us in our sumptuous dining room. During the spring & summer, our patio is tucked onto the Navy Memorial plaza, with splashing fountains providing a very Parisian feel. <br /><br />We offer pre-theater menus if you are going to a show, light fare in the lounge, and lunch at the bar specials for those tight on time. Our lunch menu is a favorite among business clientele; dinner is perfect for a special occasion or simply a special night out.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great Service, Food Less So
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/27/2014
 2002
Dined on 8/27/2014
 2002
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We were 4 for dinner on a weekday night. One of our party was delayed but we waited at our table carefully attended to. Throughout service was excellent, the only slip being the common vice of today -- removing plates while some are still eating. The menu was quite varied and offered many tempting choices. However, most of the dishes just missed being outstanding -- some one or two ingredients just didn't work. E.g., bacon beignets (sounded great) with no discernible bacon flavor. Roasted chicken was delicious and perfect, but the heavy gummy gnocchi did it no favors and no celeriac in evidence. If the menu could be executed better this would be exciting food."
Dined on 8/27/2014
 2002
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining
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The Lambert's Cove Inn & Restaurant is known as one of the most romantic retreats on Martha's Vineyard. Situated on 7 acres of spacious lawns, gardens, forest and meadowlands in the pastoral town of West Tisbury, it offers tranquility and seclusion. The Restaurant offers one of the best dining experiences on the island. Enjoy the ambiance of our elegant dining room with it's beautiful fireplaces and 100 year old grand piano featuring live entertainment in season. Our dinner menu rotates, featuring fresh island seafood, veal, beef, poultry, in-season vegetables from local gardens and farms, homemade soups, breads and delicious desserts. The Restaurant is not appropriate for children under the age of 8 (with the exception of Mother’s Day and Easter brunches). Note: The restaurant is no longer BYOB!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Lovely Evening
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/12/2014
 2002
Dined on 8/12/2014
 2002
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Dined with Island friends who had not been to Lambert's Cove Inn in many years and were very favorably impressed by the transformations. The garden alongside the parking lot "advertises" their use of fresh produce. Beautiful classy ambience and decor. Diverse customers. Excellent food that delivered -- none overreaching or pretentious. Short but well chosen wine list with many choices below $50 (lower markups than normal). Well-spaced tables allowed for quiet conversation. Very nice piano medleys (almost 90 minutes non-stop!) added to our pleasure. Attentive and professional service that was never obtrusive or pretentious. We have a new favorite restaurant on the Island."
Dined on 8/12/2014
 2002
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies
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The lifestyle and food culture celebrated on an estancia, a large South American vineyard estate, is the inspiration for Victor Albisu’s flagship restaurant in the Chinatown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The airy, 174-seat agrarian space is home to a meat-driven, wine-centric menu that is a product of Albisu’s Latin American roots and travels throughout Argentina, Chile, Peru, and Uruguay.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Happily Surprised
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2002
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2002
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"After our birthday celebrant had chosen this place, I read all the bad reviews here and elsewhere of scanty food, poor value, and horrible service and was very apprehensive. Our experience could not have been more different. Attentive and professional service with only occasional mixups about whose dish was whose. Bottle of wine we brought was well decanted and served. We loved the food -- deep meat flavors, perfectly seasoned. The tongue was a standout -- unctuous and melting. Likewise pork belly, grilled octopus, pork shank with wonderful crackling skin, peruvian chicken. Flavor of grilled olive oil is constant. The "biscuits" were yeasty and complimented by the smoked oil and salt. We will definitely return."
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2002
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining
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Directly across from the Verizon Center, Rosa Mexicano has been serving classic Mexican cuisine for over 20 years. Try the famous guacamole, prepared tableside, & sip a frozen pomegranate margarita while enjoying the festive, stylish and comfortable ambiance.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Revisiting after a long absence
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2002
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2002
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Hadn't been here in a couple of years. In the meantime, the menu has been streamlined and many old favorites are no longer featured. Some portion sizes (e.g., guacamole) seem to have been reduced. Food is no longer as interesting as it once was. Fortunately, the margaritas are still expertly made and potent. After an uncomfortable start when no one took our drinks order, an alert manager intervened and thereafter service was perfect. The guest of honor certainly loved her meal so all in all a success."
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2002
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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Acadiana offers the flavors, culture and the warmth of the seductive southern region. They offer the perfect balance of the old and new...taking advantage of the rich bounty found in the Mississippi Delta, Bayous and the Gulf of Mexico.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Very Pleasant Brunch
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/29/2014
 2002
Dined on 6/29/2014
 2002
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Three for brunch, two of whom had been here for and enjoyed brunch before. Very good mimosas at a good price. Sauce on shrimp with fried green tomatoes was more like a cocktail sauce rather than remoulade as advertised on menu. Bland hollandaise on eggs sardou. Shrimp and grits was more like shrimp and heavy cornmeal patty, losing some textural interest. Swordfish skewer special was a TINY portion -- four or five one inch cubes -- with a big salad; guest would not have ordered it if he had been warned. Desserts -- beignets and sweet potato pie -- were quite good. Service could not have been improved on. Too bad the food didn't measure up."
Dined on 6/29/2014
 2002
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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Located in the West End of Alexandria, Clyde's at Mark Center is open for lunch and dinner daily, and Sunday Brunch. Stroll by the koi pond at the entrance, and choose from a number of interesting and comfortable rooms - the Adirondack room, with its own fireplace, twig lamps and cozy booths; the Chesapeake room, reminiscent of a duck hunting lodge on the Eastern Shore; the Newport room, with decor in keeping with the yachting world; the Crew Bar with its raw bar; and the Straight Wharf Bar, with its enclosed patio and whimsical Nantucket-style decor. Dine on a bacon cheeseburger, Maine lobster in season, or Wild Alaska Salmon in the summer months. Visit for happy hour and enjoy our Afternoon Delights menu of discounted Clyde's favorites like crab dip and a jumbo lump crabcake. Serving a late-night menu seven nights a week. Oyster Happy Mon-Fri 4-7pm and 10pm-midnight, with all raw bar items half price.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
A Neighborhood Lunch
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/12/2014
 2002
Dined on 6/12/2014
 2002
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Three of us. Two who had not been here in a while; they marveled at the variety and interest of the menu. But they settled for just the juicy burgers tasting of the grill. I had the lobster roll which would not past muster up north -- small diced lobster, overcooked. Very good quick and attentive service."
Dined on 6/12/2014
 2002
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, late-night find
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The Evolution of Tradition is presented with Executive Chef Javier Romero introducing a new approach to some classic tapas. From old school tapas battling it out to healthy & organic salads, there's something for everyone. Celebrating our 25th Anniversary this 2014 and a young team bringing innovative techniques, we continue to show the best our culture has to offer.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
A Superb Evening
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/04/2014
 2002
Dined on 6/04/2014
 2002
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We were a group of five, celebrating a milestone event. Food, wine, and service all fell into place to create a truly memorable occasion. Sweetbread appetizer deserves special mention as well as the suckling pig entree. Taberna lived up to our expectations in every way."
Dined on 6/04/2014
 2002
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Located in the West End of Alexandria, Clyde's at Mark Center is open for lunch and dinner daily, and Sunday Brunch. Stroll by the koi pond at the entrance, and choose from a number of interesting and comfortable rooms - the Adirondack room, with its own fireplace, twig lamps and cozy booths; the Chesapeake room, reminiscent of a duck hunting lodge on the Eastern Shore; the Newport room, with decor in keeping with the yachting world; the Crew Bar with its raw bar; and the Straight Wharf Bar, with its enclosed patio and whimsical Nantucket-style decor. Dine on a bacon cheeseburger, Maine lobster in season, or Wild Alaska Salmon in the summer months. Visit for happy hour and enjoy our Afternoon Delights menu of discounted Clyde's favorites like crab dip and a jumbo lump crabcake. Serving a late-night menu seven nights a week. Oyster Happy Mon-Fri 4-7pm and 10pm-midnight, with all raw bar items half price.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Reliable for Late Night
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/06/2014
 2002
Dined on 6/06/2014
 2002
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Stopped around 10:30 for a light something after a concert. Attentive service. Just sliders and burgers but very well done with the taste of the grill, juicy, and cooked exactly as ordered."
Dined on 6/06/2014
 2002
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, late-night find
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The signature dish at Legal Sea Foods – really fresh fish. <br />Virginia is for lovers (of seafood)! Our two-story restaurant is double the fun with entrances on both levels for easy entrée. Choose to make a splash in the downstairs dining room or in the bar upstairs. Our landscaped interior patio is also a popular lure.<br /><br />Our convenient restaurant location within Tysons Galleria II will get you hooked. Legal Sea Foods has long proven that a consistent, high quality dining experience never goes out of style. With over 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish available throughout the year as well as an award-winning wine list, there’s no doubt why legions of fans have fallen hook, line and sinker.<br /><br />We’ve received a boatload of accolades including being named “#1 Best Seafood Restaurant” in a nationwide poll by USA Today (2013) and and the honor of serving our legendary New England Clam Chowder at every presidential inauguration since 1981.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Always Satisfies
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/31/2014
 2002
Dined on 5/31/2014
 2002
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Having been unable to make it to the downtown DC restaurant at which we had originally deserved due to some sort of catastrophe blocking the surrounding streets, we turned to a reliable favorite out in the suburbs. Nice that they have more half bottles of wine. Interesting edited wine list being supplemented with unusual selections of Spanish wines. All the items were ordered were good -- especially the soft-shelled crab appetizer special. Nice size servings of plump tender fried shrimp. Excellent service throughout from Michael."
Dined on 5/31/2014
 2002
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, notable wine list, late-night find
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Come visit Chef Geoff's in the heart of Tysons Corner. Our expansive menu is designed to please. Try some of our favorites like Big Shrimp and Very Gouda Grits, the tender Filet Mignon with Warm Bacon Relish, or our handmade Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Truffle Butter. Join us on Sundays for brunch and every Monday for half price wines. Enjoy our ever-popular happy hour daily from 3pm to 7pm and all day on Monday and Tuesday. An eighty seat patio provides some of the best outdoor dining in the area. We truly have something for everyone and look forward to welcoming you. Cheers! Chef Geoff.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
First Time Here
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/24/2014
 2002
Dined on 5/24/2014
 2002
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We arrived early from an event at Wolf Trap but were seated immediately. Service started slow -- waited 5 minutes to be greeted and then another 5-7 for drinks and water to show up, but then service settled in with our server, Jason, who was solicitous and congenial. Interesting wine list edited by characteristics. Many world cuisines represented but the flavors were there for those we tried. The only disappointments were the shrimp dumplings which the tails that had been left on and the disintegrating wrapper made difficult to eat although they were tasty. The sesame soba noodles were not what we expected with lots of veggies. Mains were quite good especially the huge portion of jumbo mussels. Dynamite cinnamon doughnuts as dessert!"
Dined on 5/24/2014
 2002
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list, late-night find
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