Double Your Pleasure (for Less) at D.C.’s 1789 Restaurant

1789 Restaurant, included in Gourmet magazine’s “America’s Top Tables,” now offers two prix-fixe menu options for early birds and night owls. The pre-theater menu caters to the early set, available on weekdays before 6:45. After-hours dinners are available after 9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, or after 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Each three-course dinner costs $35 per person. While executive chef Nathan Beauchamp’s menu changes daily, recurring favorites include specialties such as roasted venison, crispy sea bass, and pistachio-crusted lamb. The restaurant also offers an extensive wine list, with many varieties available by the glass. The restaurant is in the heart of Georgetown (1226 36th St. NW), near the university. 202-965-1789.