Nornor
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  • Review Count
    2
  • Helpfulness Votes
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  • First Review
    June 3, 2014
  • Last Review
    July 28, 2014
  • Featured Reviews
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  • Average Rating
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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 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Fabulous
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2012
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"My boyfriend and I went to the Diplomate for my birthday dinner and absolutely loved it. The food was perfect, but we were even more pleased with the impeccable service. It is expensive, but you absolutely get your money's worth. One note: book far in advance if you'd like to eat dinner at a normal time!"
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2012
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Located at 19 Kenmare Street in the heart of Nolita, Ken & Cook is the inspiration of Jean Georges alumnus e. Chef has created a Contemporary American menu with signature dishes including Oyster Rockefeller, Monkfish, & Fried Chicken. The restaurant also features a fresh Raw Bar for diners to enjoy seasonal Clams, Oysters, Shrimp, and Lobster. Ken & Cook's industrial brasserie design includes painted original brick, pressed tin ceilings, wood paneling, vintage leather banquettes, and polished brass elements.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Bartender could use some lessons!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/01/2014
 2012
Dined on 6/01/2014
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Good food and great service, but the bartenders could use some tips--and not in the $ kind of way! I would not recommend coming for a drink.
1. My sister and I order mimosas with our brunch and but they were brought out relatively warm so we had to order ice to put into our drinks.
2. My boyfriend ordered a Delirium (a favorite beer among the three of us) but it did NOT taste like Delirium. I've had the beer on tap and in the bottle, and all three of us agreed it wasn't right.
3. My boyfriend returned the beer and got another type, and the bartender didn't fill the glass! There was so much foam on the beer (probably poured wrong), so it ended up being filled only 2/3rds of the way.
I'm not even a bartender and I could of done better!"
Dined on 6/01/2014
 2012
Special Features: great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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