WMColmes14
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    May 27, 2014
  • Last Review
    September 8, 2014
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Housed in the historic B&O Building and named after the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, B&O American Brasserie features an approachable menu of brasserie fare. Guests can sip on hand crafted classic cocktails while enjoying top notch service. The eclectic menu features hand cut steaks, sustainable fish and many vegetarian options. The experience includes a bustling bar, an inviting lounge; an open kitchen all housed a beautiful dining room that evokes modern sophistication.
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Food good, kitchen messed up
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/07/2014
 2011
Dined on 9/07/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Got a pizza, made downstairs at their fired oven. She got strawberry pancakes. I got my pizza fast. Was more than 1/2 done when the manager came by to tell us that they lost the order and it was "coming right up". Brought us fruit salad and was very nice about it but she had little bc she hates melon. Waiter came with the bill ~7 mins later bc he thought we were in a rush. He came back 1 minute later and apologized bc he thought she had eaten! A notion they were coming right up does not make sense to anyone who has made pancakes before. When we did get them, they were very good. My pizza (house sausage, jalapeno, salsa verde and egg) was flavorful and had great deep heat. Been several times & this was a 1st, but communication sheesh."
Dined on 9/07/2014
 2011
Special Features: great for brunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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Bluegrass is an informal fine dining experience dedicated to the perfect pairing of food and drink, with a special focus on the world’s finest bourbons. Our casual dining room features fold-away walls that provide a relaxing, social atmosphere that is open to the outdoors. Come by with your friends, or make some new ones at the Bluegrass tonight.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Fresh flavors of the South
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/07/2014
 2011
Dined on 9/07/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"While I think the portions are a bit small on the small plate side, mains are full of flavor and good size. Servers always friendly. Brussel sprouts (decadent - walnut oil, radishes, smoked blue cheese); crawfish hush puppies (skip 'em); sweet potato corn bread is an ok side; pimento is creamy w/flavor; bread & butter beef tartare is good but small portion (shallots, pickles, garlic sherry vinaigrette, crackers); grilled salmon is a big slice cooked perfectly (baby kale salad, goat ricotta, shaved shallot, charred lemon vinaigrette); can never go wrong with their charcuterie-from raw milk cheddar to bacon jam to head cheese to pork terrine to chicken liver mousse. Great selection of spirits and a very cool modern vibe. HH has good deals."
Dined on 9/07/2014
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Zahav showcases the Israeli-Mediterranean cuisine of Chef/Owner Michael Solomonov. In 2008, Zahav was named one of Esquire's Top 20 New Restaurants in America and Philadelphia Magazine selected Zahav as its Best New Restaurant. <br /><br />The main dining room features authentic Middle Eastern cuisine and open-coal cooking in a casual and fun setting.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great representation of the region
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/06/2014
 2011
Dined on 9/06/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Went w/3 mezze. Not a fan of mezze type places bc of speed, we were done/out the door in 40 mins. Duck hearts w/sweet corn - nice and inventive dish, duck was tender which is surprising for the organ. Kibbe naya had walnuts / olives / raw lamb - fresh and clean, but not the best thing. Surprisingly the grilled haloumi with a walnut/date paste and pickled onion was best. The salt of the cheese w/sweet and sour crunch of the onion was great. Been to the region a lot and am very aware of the flavors. I'd recommend this place as special occasion for the tasting menus. If we lived nearby we'd hit here every 2-3 months;wouldn't choose it as as special occasion place. Want similar food monthly? Lebanese"
Dined on 9/06/2014
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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Morimoto is a cutting-edge restaurant serving contemporary Japanese cuisine. Chef Masaharu Morimoto of Iron Chef fame prepares traditional dishes with a modern flair. Reservations will be accommodated at the sushi bar or a table; both options are fabulous! Special requests are encouraged but not guaranteed; please call the restaurant to discuss your special requests well before your reservation date.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
best meal of 2014 so far
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/06/2014
 2011
Dined on 9/06/2014
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Server (Andrew) was nice, attentive and knowledgeable. I like when a server is honest with his opinion. Everything we had was amazing, and some things were just dynamite. Had wagyu carpaccio (waguy beef thinly sliced with yuzu, hot oil and mitsuba leaf) - beef was like butter; spicy king crab in the half shell - best version I've had, such flavorful crab; Cha soba as an ending item was a great clean finish (chilled green tea noodles with chopped scallion, fresh wasabim, sesame seeds, and dashi-shoyu); scallop ceviche was so tender and clean; seasonal Japanese scallops and eel were the best samples of the meat we'd ever had. Amazing ambiance, very cool décor, as it appears you are eating underneath an ocean wave. Just amazing."
Dined on 9/06/2014
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Stephen Starr brings his signature brand of hospitality and design to the nation’s capital with the opening of Le Diplomate, located at 14th & Q. Serving lunch, brunch and dinner, the stylish 260 seat restaurant transports diners to the beloved cafés of Boulevard Saint-Germain in Paris. The extensive menu features a variety of classic dishes including Onion Soup Gratinee, Steak Frites, and Poulet Roti as well as contemporary bistro fare, with dishes such as Shaved Veal Tongue with Mache and Bavette de Boeuf à l’Echalote. A thoughtfully curated wine list and cocktail program perfectly complements the cuisine and creates an environment suitable for romantic dinners or lively group gatherings. In warmer weather, enjoy dining "en plein air" in the stunning outdoor café where you can take in the bustling energy of DC while sipping on the perfect kir royale.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Faster than the Concorde to Paris
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/20/2014
 2011
Dined on 7/20/2014
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Amazing food. Great ambiance. Lots of classics but with modern and local twists. Examples are: le plat du jour SUN - coq au riesling, which was a nice twist on a Winter classic. Also, the fluke ceviche was a more citrus motivated version French versions I've had. The details make this place like a portal to a bistro in France. I also tried the mushroom tart (crunchy and savory, mushrooms and pecorino paired well), the classic onion soup with gruyère that was hearty, the fall off the bone duck confit, addictive escargot. Cant' wait to go again."
Dined on 7/20/2014
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for brunch, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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 Langermann's On Light
Langermann's On Light
Langermann's Restaurant Group defines Low-County cooking. We are a completely fresh kitchen. You'll find neighborhood friends and culinary warmth with the hint of drawl. Crafted a little slower to accentuate the rich tastes, the sense of historic cultivation, and simple elegance. It may not be in the south, but it is definitely our very own delicious little slice. Join us for Jazz Brunch on Sundays!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Good low country, little pricey
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/11/2014
 2011
Dined on 7/11/2014
 2011
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
"Empty at 7pm on FRI but it's summer. Server was attentive and friendly. Both of us did app/3 sides. I had the tuna / crab tartare (mango, cilantro, spicy avacado dressing on seaweed salad - $14), which was fresh and light. She had a perfectly done set of fried green tomatoes (ranch, pepper jam, bread and butter pickles - $8) with great crunch. I had the white cheddar mac (great bechamel), bacon brussells (shredded, which i love, with some crunch) and goat cheese orzo (creamy and light for a cheese sauce, very nice) for $11. She had the sprouts, mashed (whipped well and buttery) & spinach (steamed, not much flavor) for $11. Both thought the portion sizes were small. Sides are $4-6 each and they were a large scoop. Tasty but not a value spot."
Dined on 7/11/2014
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, fit for foodies
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RANGE by Chef Bryan Voltaggio offers modern interpretations using seasonal ingredients from the Mid-Atlantic region prepared through classic and progressive techniques. From salumeria, bakery, and raw bar, to the rotisserie and wood fired hearth, each of the state-of-the-art open kitchens showcases the craftsmanship of the chefs.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
A great brunch
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2011
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Hit Volt twice & thankful this place is closer. (1st time we went to Volt it was amazing, 2nd time not worth the price or drive). Very modern space. Light and simplistic, but the details of the decor show class and thought. Went with the Goat Cheese Ravioli ($21 - braised pork & lamb ragu, smoked pecorino romano). Ragu was hearty; goat cheese gave a light/sour note to offset richness. Crusty bread a nice touch. Short Rib hash ($18 - soft eggs, beef, red onion, fingerling potatoes); another flavor star that was savory but not heavy. We did, however, add on the skillet of corn bread ($6 - chive butter & bacon marmalade). You need to 2 courses or a side unless you are going with the omelets or burgers. Servers and staff were great."
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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<br />Our menu comes from New York's farmers markets, Long Island fishing boats, country fields and the wondrous meanderings of spirited travelers with passionate palates. We're crushing seafood, roasted meats, crazy good wine and creamy espresso. We present a wine list broad enough for you to come by and enjoy wine with us every night or you can order something you can't get anywhere else in the world. We're Italian influenced, American executed and entirely New York. <br />
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
New place killing it; rising star
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/28/2014
 2011
Dined on 6/28/2014
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Laid back, welcoming and hip space. Service is knowledgeable, professional. Soundtrack is 90s hip hop, like my ipod was plugged in! We sat outside for a late lunch. Still/Sparkling provided on the house. Kept hearing about this Farro Salad (and who the heck says "have the Farro"?). Excellent and so creative - farro, pistachio, mint, parmesan fava beans - all ingredients work to lighten the farro; fresh and filling start. Carrot salad - roasted heirloom carrots, ginger - another flavored/light winner. Mains - veal pastrami (didn't hit a deli on this trip, so had to) - peppered, with home made mustard,the spice was cut amazingly by the cucumber and pickle salad. Another KO. Grilled calamari which was cooked well,but didn't blow our socks off."
Dined on 6/28/2014
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for brunch, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Tiny's & the Bar Upstairs is a three story townhouse located on W. Broadway in the heart of Tribeca. The building dates to 1810 and much of the original materials have been restored and overlayed with whimsical American finish detail. Siblings Matt, Jack and Ana Abramcyk conceived of a space where you can come to eat, drink, or just talk over a glass of wine. The sibling trio complements the warm-hearted atmosphere and furthers the artistic spirit of Tiny’s making it a true family run neighborhood place. For Tiny’s, Chef Paul Nanez has created lunch, brunch, and dinner menus that blend classic technique with local market ingredients. The menu reflects Modern American cuisine with Italian and French influences.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Classic food done casually well
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/28/2014
 2011
Dined on 6/28/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Cool building, so much history. Great staff was attentive & efficient. No quirky preps. Starters were CHILLED ENGLISH PEA SOUP - crème fraiche and lemon zest - fresh and light, maybe needed some salt or spice; SMOKED SALMON RILLETTE - crisps, shallots, dill - a nice drip that was smokey & salty; KALE SALAD - Walnuts, Local Apples, Maple-Mustard, Vinaigrette Carrots, shredded gouda - a large portion and light. Entrées: Duck duo - Smoked Breast & Leg of Confit, Haricots Verts, Toasted Almonds, Hon Shimeji Mushrooms, Natural Jus - cooked very well and savory; GRILLED HANGER STEAK - Creamed Swiss Chard, Crunchy Potatoes, Blue Cheese Butter - the potatoes were so crunchy and seem double fried; no catsup/salt needed, meat perfect medium rare."
Dined on 6/28/2014
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Marie Louise Bistro is located in the heart of Mount Vernon and specializes in a blend of French, Italian, and Mediterranean cuisine at reasonable prices. The Bistro atmosphere is casual yet upscale, and offers an expansive wine selection to guarantee an affordable and enjoyable meal. We offer delicious quality fare using only the finest and freshest ingredients available.<br /><br />We are open bright & early 7 days a week for coffee & pastries, and then lunch & dinner throughout the day. We serve breakfast Monday-Friday. We also serve brunch every Saturday & Sunday.<br /><br />Stop in for a meal or even just a cup of coffee!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
great French bistro
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/29/2014
 2011
Dined on 5/29/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"friendly service, very good food. hits all price points; the steak tartare is excellent! be warned, if you are a dessert person, it is dangerous!"
Dined on 5/29/2014
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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