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  • First Review
    November 1, 2014
  • Last Review
    February 21, 2015
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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
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2007
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The food here is always superb, especially the hummus and bread. I also had spanakopita and falafel, which were equally delicious. Service is normally impeccable, but this time it was way off with a waitress who paid very little attention."
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2007
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Table is a small, seasonal, New American restaurant in the heart of downtown Asheville. Always inventive and at times whimsical, chef Jacob Sessoms’ daily changing menu is inspired by a wealth of American culinary traditions, paying particular homage to the South. Upon opening the doors in 2005, Table committed to supporting, celebrating, and showcasing regional and sustainable agriculture. Jacob and his team foster long-standing relationships with farmers and purveyors in Western NC and throughout the Southeast. Complimenting the critically acclaimed cuisine is an equally intelligent and imaginative wine and craft cocktail list, represented both in the dining room and upstairs at The Imperial Life cocktail and charcuterie lounge. In the intimate dining room and at the small chef’s bar, a welcoming staff of service professionals ensure that guests are comfortable and well-informed. Please contact the restaurant with any questions, or better yet, stop in to say hello!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/06/2015
 2007
Dined on 2/06/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"This small restaurant in Asheville consistently has excellent food. I started with the potato and bacon soup, which was superb. I moved on to the falafel sandwich for entree (it was lunch) and it's always terrific. I wish it had more dessert options at lunch (there was one). Service was very attentive."
Dined on 2/06/2015
 2007
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Sociale (say - "SO-SHEE-AH-LAY!") was born in the bistros of Florence and raised here in Presidio heights. Laughter and Italian music are heard floating up from the star-lit, heated patio greeting you from the discreet garden alley below. Families and friends leaving the frenetic pace of the city behind can experience a lighter and decidedly more Italian mood celebrating in our new private dining room, the traditional room or on the patio as the irresistible scents of warm pastas, herb-infused meats, and the sweet honey and nut coated sfingi with vanilla bean gelato shake permeate the surrounding space. Bewitching and eclectic wines from Italy and California complement the weekly changing menus that Chef Tia Harrison crafts with joy and delight for our neighborhood friends!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/29/2015
 2007
Dined on 1/29/2015
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Service definitely could have been better; we had to prompt the waiter to refill drinks. Also, the restaurant is somewhat strangely divided between two areas, but that doesn't detract from its ambiance. The food was great and is worth a return visit."
Dined on 1/29/2015
 2007
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Rasika is a modern Indian Cuisine restaurant showcasing Tawa (Griddle), Sigri (open Barbeque), Tandoori and regional dishes.<br />We have a temperature controlled wine cellar, offer small plates and a modern lounge.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/23/2015
 2007
Dined on 1/23/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"An exceptional meal at an exceptional restaurant. My colleagues thoroughly enjoyed their food. The retaurant-week pricing was wonderful."
Dined on 1/23/2015
 2007
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At Bistro by the Tracks Executive Chef Chester Miller masterfully blends culinary traditions from across the globe with the familiar tastes of East Tennessee. Reviewers say “consistently spectacular” with friendly “non-stuffy” service. Bistro by the Tracks simply is Knoxville’s answer to great metropolitan dining.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/13/2015
 2007
Dined on 1/13/2015
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Service was fairly attentive. As an entree I had a fish I had never eaten before and it wa superbly prepared. Dessert was a bit strange. I ordered the chocolate with peant butter; what emerged from the kitchen is a bit difficult to describe, but there were two wafers and almost like a peanut butter mousse. It was all right, but I wouldn't order it again. I'd return to the restaurant, though."
Dined on 1/13/2015
 2007
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Michel Richard's modern American brasserie,and winner of the 2008 James Beard award for best new restaurant is located on Penn. Ave NW between the White House and the Capitol. We serve Michel's tribute to great American cuisine, both modern and classic, with a French accent. A vibrant bar scene with boutique beer and wines, and modern and classic cocktails.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/07/2015
 2007
Dined on 1/07/2015
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"This visit was sub-par. Service was not as attentive as usual, although seating was prompt. The $25 lunch is a great deal. The French onion soup was superb. The salmon was a bit dry, enough to be sent back to the kitchen. The chocolate bar is always sensational."
Dined on 1/07/2015
 2007
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 Chazz: A Bronx Original
Chazz: A Bronx Original
“Pizzas that have the perfect crust, the ideal char, the bubbles, and the good ingredients to compete with the BEST IN THE U.S.” --John Mariani of Esquire Magazine<br /><br />The experienced restaurateurs behind Baltimore’s most celebrated Italian restaurant, the Vitale family of Aldo’s Ristorante Italiano, paired up with Oscar-nominated actor Chazz Palminteri to serve up homemade Italian-American classics like Veal Parmigiana, a famous Signature Veal Meatball, and specialties like hand-formed burrata mozzarella... all served alongside award-winning Bronx-style pizza, baked in a custom coal-fired oven that reaches up to 1,000 degrees. Everything is made fresh, in-house, daily: homemade fresh pasta, pizza, desserts… even fruit juice used to make handcrafted cocktails is fresh-squeezed twice daily. Featuring foods inspired by the Italian-American “neighborhood.” Guests can also enjoy wines from Southern Italy and vineyards beyond, homemade limoncello and craft beers on-tap.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/10/2015
 2007
Dined on 1/10/2015
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I had the veal meatball appetizer, which I enjoyed, although it's a bit overpriced at $15. I also had brussell sprouts that were fine. My colleagues had a Caesar salad that they really liked and two pasta dishes that underwhelmed. Attentive service."
Dined on 1/10/2015
 2007
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Frascati is a charming Russian Hill neighborhood bistro featuring rustic Mediterranean-influenced cuisine.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/26/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/26/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Service was generally good. The waitress knew the menu and was fairly prompt in refilling drinks. The top of the table could have been cleaned off more often. The food was excellent. I had a fish entree (I cannot recall the exact type of fish) with a nice balance of flavors. My wife had a chicken dish that she really enjoyed. This is a great neighborhood restaurant- warm and inviting, a bit off the beaten path, solid food."
Dined on 12/26/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Where southeastern Europe meets South East D.C. <br /><br />Our aim is to put together the finest products of the New World and Old World for your dining pleasure. Perennially on the edge of great empires, the Balkans owes much of its food culture to its history, geography, and climate. The term Balkan is generally believed to come from the Turkish word meaning: “a chain of wooded mountains.” With a desire to introduce Washington, D.C. to cutting edge Balkan cuisine, proprietor Ivan Iricanin has created a dining space that will delight and indulge the senses. Primarily featuring “small plates,” Ambar will also offer wines and spirits from the Balkans not often experienced by the American diner.<br /><br />Join us for Valentine's Day dinner! Enjoy a prix fixe, three selection + dessert menu for 55 per person or a prix fixe, three selection + dessert + wine tasting for 75 per person (Only available menu).
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/19/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/19/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Service was decent; drinks could have been refilled more promptly. Food was superb, especially the cheese pie. The beans in the sausage and beans were great. The four chocolates dessert could have been a bit stronger."
Dined on 12/19/2014
 2007
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Pazo features a southern Italian menu that includes seafood, meats on the wood fired grill, hand-formed pastas, and classic pizzas. If you are dining with us on Valentine's evening we are delighted to offer a romantic multi-course menu for $79 per person or $119 with accompany wines. A stuzzchini (snacks) menu will be available in the bar & lounge. The restaurant is located in a beautifully restored historic two-story venue with an open kitchen,posh booths, mezzanine dining and inviting bar and lounge.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/20/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/20/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Service was exceptional, by a friendly professional waitress who knew the menu quite well. The food itself was superb, especially the pasta dishes, of which we had three. My colleague said that the calamari was the best he's ever had."
Dined on 12/20/2014
 2007
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