WMColmes14
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    November 14, 2014
  • Last Review
    March 10, 2015
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Located in Harbor East, Ouzo Bay focuses on authentic Greek cuisine, emphasizing the freshest seafood and responsible cuisine. The opulent space offers a full service bar and lounge, as well as an extensive patio during the Spring, and Summer months. The dining room has beautiful views of the water, and cityscape.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
It is always fabulous
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/09/2015
 2011
Dined on 3/09/2015
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"You know a place gets it done when they have a crowd at the bar and dining room at 830pm on a Monday. I have not had a dish here that was even average. BEST grilled octopus I've ever had (Charcoal-grilled and tossed with Sweet Onions & Red Peppers in a Red Wine Caper Vinaigrette), and I get it every other time I am there. Flaming saganaki (Pan-fried Kefalograviera Cheese flambéed tableside with Brandy, served with Toasted Pita) is a hot and salty treat. Grilled calamari (Three Cheese Stuffed Calamari served with Rustic Parsley & Mint Pesto) also among the best I've had of the dish. This time, I didn't have fish as a main, but a perfectly cooked, flavorful lamb chop. 4 pieces with a potato and a drizzle of balsamic. Sublime. Wife had the whole bronzino with lemon and caper. So fresh. Wine, scene, service...saying this place is #1 in the City is not a stretch."
Dined on 3/09/2015
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Lola is is your home away from home. We serve delicious fare inspired by different parts of our North Amerian continent. We have a rotating selection of craft beers, seasonal cocktails, and a gorgeous, secluded backyard. Bring a group of friends for brunch, bring a date for a romantic evening under the stars, or simply bring a book and and enjoy some "me" time. We also host endless mussels nights every Thursday, $25 bottle of wine with dinner on Tuesdays
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/07/2015
 2011
Dined on 3/07/2015
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Staff was very chill, but attentive, helpful and friendly. Small crowd that night and the bar was still open so hanging from 830-1130pm was no biggie to them. The inside had quirk and character. Bookshelves stocked, lights with colanders as sconces, and old glassware in a high ceiling-ed room. Bet the patio is very cool in the warm months. Everything I tried was great and not "Brooklyn" different/reimagined/etc.: classic French onion soup, a mushroom ravioli with cream sauce was excellent with earthy warmth, fries were crunchy and cooked in peanut oil, the vegetarian shepherd's pie was an easy/healthful twist on a classic (lentils, mash potato, gruyere), and the ending key lime pie with sour yogurt topping was a perfect contrast. A place I'd hang out in as well as eat. Good cocktails too, such as my gin with elder flower syrup and honey"
Dined on 3/07/2015
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for brunch, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Balzem is where you begin a tour of the northern Mediterranean coastline. From the celebrated culinary culture of Provence in Southern France to some of Italy's most elegant and refined cuisines such as in Campania, and reaching all the way to the light and carrying flavors of the Aegean coastline. Complete your journey with a selection of wine or beer from these cultural regions and other celebrated vineyards around the globe.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
cool brunch nice staff
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/08/2015
 2011
Dined on 3/08/2015
 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
"Good place for brunch in NoLITA/Chinatown. Staff was always moving helping people. No liquor on the menu, but they do serve wine (and the brunch derivative mimosa). Unsure about the beer situation. I love the touch that they send out tomatoes, peppers, and asparagus drizzled with EVOO when you arrive. Very welcoming. We got a bunch of stuff to share and then had our own plates, and everything was great. Artichoke/prosciutto pizza, manti (homemade Turkish dumplings with yogurt), and zucchini pancakes (scallion, dill, parsley, feta) were standouts. Would go again."
Dined on 3/08/2015
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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This grand Victorian saloon is on two levels, with four distinctive bars, including an oyster bar, and six dining rooms. Open for dinner til late in the evening, it is the perfect spot before or after a Verizon Center event, movie or the theatre, and is open for lunch and dinner daily, as well as Saturday and Sunday brunch.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
gets it done
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/24/2015
 2011
Dined on 2/24/2015
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"huge menu, great deals on oysters late night. I had a lobster bisque, very creamy, nice hint o f sherry. no chunks of lobster but didn't expect much for the price. also tried the steak salad; the steak was very rare, but I was starving. however, it was a flavorful piece and I like beef on the still moving side. nice service, great to get some extra bread for my soup. always a good go-to before a Verizon center event"
Dined on 2/24/2015
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly, late-night find
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DBGB is Chef Daniel Boulud's casual restaurant specializing in house-made sausages, burgers and seasonal Lyonnais-inspired bistro cuisine. Located at CityCenter in the Penn Quarter, DBGB is a short walk to the Convention Center, Verizon Center, and The White House. We serve dinner seven nights a week, lunch Monday to Friday, and brunch on the weekends in a casual yet comfortable setting. Bar and lounge seating is always available and walk-ins are encouraged. Two spacious private rooms accommodating from 12-50 people are located on our second floor. We look forward to serving you!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Tasty and homey
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/02/2015
 2011
Dined on 3/02/2015
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Ate there last night. Very chic bar. I don't mind a smaller menu bc I'm not picky. Nice wine list (went with Damien Coquelet Beaujolais). Had to try their house made sausages. I had the Tunisienne (lamb, spices, mint) with harissa drizze, chickpeas and spinach. Very tasty and authentic. Wife had the Thai (pork, lemongrass, red curry, green papaya) with very good basil fried rice and quail egg. Also flavorful. Small plates, so get a side per person. The sides (great fries - gotta get them at a French spot non? hen of the woods mushrooms were nice and earthy) did not come out until a few minutes after I asked for them (Paul didn't check on us right away), and I am unsure who was responsible for the disconnect (server or kitchen), but the waiter Paul made it right. He was a nice guy and friendly. Will go there again."
Dined on 3/02/2015
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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A modern American diner, Family meal offers reasonably priced all-day meals inspired by comfort classics. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner by chef Bryan Voltaggio.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Coming out hot
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/21/2015
 2011
Dined on 2/21/2015
 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
"Living up to its name, has plenty of room for a group, kids or not. BTW, the chicken tenders looked pretty awesome. Decor is rustic, and the views of the snow were very cool. Bar is a well done, more dressed up area than the open/industrial dining area, but jeans are surely ok. We went with the restaurant week menu ($15 for 2 courses). We both had the grilled salad (served cold), with hearts of romaine, green beans, olives, fennel, red onion, dijon vinaigrette. The olives were a cool textural element, and the dressing was a perfect lemony complement to the char. I liked it cold. (usually $7.99). Then I went with the 3 piece fried chicken (usually $11.99). It was among the best I've had. Juicy, cruncy and flavoful. The hot sauce on the side brought it up to a great and manageable spice level (love spice, but sweat). Her roast beef (RR special) was tender, piled high, and made a nod. to Bmore with some tiger sauce . Arugula salad cut up the savory dish well. Overstock cocktail (scotch, ginger cayenne syrup, lemon, green chartreuse) was great. will eat there again soon!"
Dined on 2/21/2015
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Opened in 2014 to a 4.5 Star review from the Baltimore Sun, Azumi Restaurant is located on Baltimore's Inner Harbor in the elegant Four Seasons Hotel. With picturesque panoramic waterfront views, Azumi offers authentic Japanese cuisine with a strong focus on sushi matched with an amazing "hot kitchen." Azumi's Sake and Japanese Whiskey program is one of the largest in the region. Recently named the city's best Japanese restaurant by Baltimore Magazine, Azumi is also one of the hottest spots for nightlife in the city featuring a live DJ 4 nights a week. Newly named one of Zagat's 8 Best Restaurants in Baltimore.<br /><br />Please call the restaurant to book parties of 9 and larger or for additional reservation assistance.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Re-formatted to be even better
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2011
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Was the old Pabu. They reformatted to move it from small plates/upscale sushi to a more high end dinner club. Added a DJ booth and a darker vibe to assure the clientele knows to dress more hip. Beforehand, a hip tee and jeans were ok. Now, I'd say collared shirts are more appropriate for the fellas. Sushi (sashimi) was great - tried minerally mackerel, fresh sea scallop, and one of the most buttery speciments of uni I've had. Wife had the seaweed salad, which featured 4 different kinds. for main courses, she had a perfectly cooked miso cod, and I had a falling apart jobe short rib. Both were excellent. She went with the flourless chocolate cake and I had a spicy tuna roll for dessert, both hit the spot. Service was friendly, fast and efficient. However, will say that it was pricey. Had to get dessert to feel satisfied appetite wise."
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Under the direction of renowned chef José Andrés, Zaytinya offers an innovative mezze menu inspired by Turkish, Greek and Lebanese cuisines served up in a sleek and modern setting. Shared small plates, creative cocktails and unique Mediterranean wines make this spot one of DC’s top dining destinations.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Greek/Turkish/Lebanese done right
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/01/2015
 2011
Dined on 2/01/2015
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Great location for people watching. Wine list features the region, and often people haven't had wines from these regions. I love this type of cuisine and Andres does it right. Best spanakopita I've ever had. Also had some authentic / haute items that aren't your usual kefta, kabab, tzatziki, lebnah mezze. Had the soft and savory sweetbreads, which were brought a freshness with greens on top. Also, tried flavorful snails that were crusted with potato. They sat on a wonderful curry yogurt that begged for more of the fluffy, hot, thin Lebanese pita. Did try some classics, like the lamb/beef meatballs, and they did not disappoint. Love this place. Popping at HH,"
Dined on 2/01/2015
 2011
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Co-Owners Brian Piccini and Executive Chef Christopher Coombs are proud of their award winning Restaurant & Bar, Deuxave in the Back Bay. The inspiration behind the restaurant’s American Nouveau Cuisine is seasonality, with a focus on working with the finest farms and purveyors, sourcing out the freshest, local ingredients and amplifying their magnificence. The cuisine is strongly rooted in the nouvelle techniques of contemporary French cuisine, married with the splendor of American ingredients in a refined, but casual setting. Deuxave’s (pronounced doo-ave) name plays homage to its location at the corners of Commonwealth Ave and Massachusetts Ave.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Great vibe, service, wine, and food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/21/2015
 2011
Dined on 1/21/2015
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Daryl was a great server, knew the food, wine, and made sure that even as a solo diner I was getting attention and service. He had a 10+ top next to me and still made sure to check in. Greeted with a glass of bubbly, a very nice way to welcome a diner. While I was warned that everything the chef does with duck turns to gold, I decided to not go double quack. I started with the Duet of raw beef: tartare with quail egg and carpaccio with truffle oil. Succulent and flavorful. Main course, tried the Spiced LI Duck Breast - Lentils du Puy with Arugula, “French Kisses” of pickled cherry, Prune Port Gastrique Honey Glazed Baby Turnips & Sauce Robert. For winter in Boston, just a warm and classy dish that showed off the duck and the skill of the kitchen. Chased it down with a 1/2 bottle of 2011 Chateau Taillefer, Pomerol, Bordeaux from France. Lovely evening. Good vibe at the bar it appeared with a decent view."
Dined on 1/21/2015
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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K Street, the road to the White House, is also the proud home to P.J. Clarke’s—the storied American Saloon with a history that dates back to the late 1800s. The original P.J. Clarke’s in Manhattan has stood beneath rows of skyscrapers for nearly 130 years, collecting famous and infamous regulars. Appreciated for the convivial ambiance and classic fare, P.J. Clarke’s is the quintessential American Saloon. In our nation’s capitol, the story continues as oak and mosaic floors, red leather banquets and walls lined with eccentric portraits and nostalgic photos contribute to a reassuring familiarity that is classic P.J.s, but also construe a distinct Washington sensibility. Seasoned bartenders make favorite classic cocktails the right way; dexterous shuckers ply the freshest shellfish at a marble topped Raw Bar; and the old-school, convivial dining room welcomes government A-listers, students and their families and visitors to our capitol.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Classic fare done well
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/28/2015
 2011
Dined on 1/28/2015
 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
"been to a few PJ's and the service is always friendly and professional. Food is always hearty and satisfying. Last night I had the French onion soup, which was hot and savory and perfect for a 20F night. Next had the kale salad. It was very colorful, with avocado, candied walnuts, green beans, carrots, olives. The lemon vinaigrette was barely needed. Rolls and a nice glass of wine made for a nice, filling meal."
Dined on 1/28/2015
 2011
Special Features: great for brunch, late-night find
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