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Washington, D.C. Restaurants

The Hamilton

  • 600 14th St. NW Map It
  • Downtown
  • Eclectic

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Words don't do justice to the remodeling of a former warehouselike Borders bookstore into this classy cavalcade of culinary hits bolstered by a belowground live music hall where New Orleans trumpeteers and gospel singers perform into the night. Hungry for a sandwich? The lobster roll comes on an authentic New England potato roll. Prefer a salad? The beet version takes a trip to the Mediterranean, with crispy farro and pecorino. And if dessert's your game, the almond brownie goes for broke with dulce de leche ice cream. The kitchen's ambitions were so big that it originally stayed open 24 hours a day; they've now scaled back the hours but will still work their tails off to please patrons.

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600 14th St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20005, USA

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