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Marvin Review

The owner of this quirky club and restaurant named after soul singer Marvin Gaye is Eric Hilton, a D.C. local who became a national celebrity as half of the DJ supergroup Thievery Corporation. Inspired by Gaye's sojourn to Belgium in the 1980s, the menu combines soul food with traditional French classics—think chicken and waffles and fennel-scented red snapper. The food is so good it'll bust your belt. After dinner, sample a Belgian beer and shake your booty on the upstairs dance floor. At Sunday brunch, try the stellar shrimp and grits or a simple waffle with fruit.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 2007 14th St. NW, U Street corridor, Washington, DC 20009 | Map It
  • Phone: 202/797–7171
  • Website:
  • Metro U St./Cardozo.
  • Location: U Street Corridor

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • No lunch. Brunch Sun. only.
Updated: 06-05-2013

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