Monday marks the beginning of the summer Restaurant Week in the District, with more than 200 eateries on Capitol Hill and in other parts of the D.C. area offering special fixed-price meals.
The festival, which includes more than a dozen restaurants on the Hill alone, runs from Monday until Sunday, Aug. 23.
Diners at restaurants such as Béarnaise, Charlie Palmer Steak and Sonoma can purchase multi-course lunches for $22 and dinners for $35.
The dinner menu at Art and Soul (415 New Jersey Ave. NW) includes chicken liver mousse, North Carolina trout fillets and strawberry-rhubarb cobbler. On the other side of the Hill, Stanton and Greene (319 Pennsylvania Ave. SE) will serve a menu that includes shrimp and grits, smoked duck and mini brownie bread pudding. In addition to a fixed-price, three-course dinner, Ambar (523 8th St. SE) is offering unlimited plates and bottomless drinks for $49.
Here are some of the other participating restaurants:
- Béarnaise (315 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)
- Belga Cafe (514 8th St. SE)
- Bistro Bis (15 E St. NW)
- Bistro Cacao (320 Massachusetts Ave. NE)
- Cafe Berlin (322 Massachusetts Ave. NE)
- Charlie Palmer Steak (101 Constitution Ave. NW)
- Lavagna (539 8th St. SE)
- Monocle on Capitol Hill (107 D St. NE)
- Romeo and Juliet (301 Massachusetts Ave. NE) *lunch only
- Sonoma (223 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)
- Todd Gray’s Watershed (1225 1st St. NE)
- Zest Bistro (735 8th St. SE)
Photo via Facebook/Ambar