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  • Review Count
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  • First Review
    October 4, 2014
  • Last Review
    January 25, 2015
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    3.5
 
 
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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 />
 
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. 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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Oyamel Cocina Mexicana combines Mexico’s rich regional culinary traditions with modern urban fare. Guests experience an array of antijitos—traditional Mexican snack or small plates—along with authentic tacos, ceviches and an impressive selection of cocktails and tequilas. This is like no Mexican food you have ever experienced. Under the direction of renowned chef José Andrés, Head Chef Colin King takes traditional ingredients and techniques and elevates them to deliver dishes and drinks with exceptional creativity and refinement.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/17/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/17/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"The food here is always exceptional. It's unlike any other Mexican food in the city. Flavors are superb. Uncharacteristically, though, the service was poor. The waitress had to be reminded several times for basic things like straws and chips. The service is generally sharp, though."
Dined on 12/17/2014
 2007
Special Features: 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 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/10/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/10/2014
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The food here is average, certainly good but no better than good. I had chicken pot pie. The portion was substantial (the price reflected that), but it could have used more seasoning (meaning that it tasted fine but was flat). I have had better service on previous occasions."
Dined on 12/10/2014
 2007
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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 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/08/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/08/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"This is a meat-lover's paradise and it's definitely worth a visit. Service is impeccable. Complimentary dishes included smoked tuna tartare, two pieces of sausage and bone marrow. We started with empanadas that were excellent. We moved on to steak for her and a spinach salad with steak and chorizo for me, along with sides of bacon (positively delicious) and cauliflower. All dishes were well above average."
Dined on 12/08/2014
 2007
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