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$$$$ U Street Corridor Contemporary

Once a legendarily hard-to-reserve spinoff in the back of a bigger sibling, this critically beloved experimental laboratory of super-chef José Andrés now has about a half-dozen more seats in its new location. Yet Andrés remains as committed to pushing limits, as he puts it, using the magic of molecular gastronomy. Expect to pay more than you can imagine but leave amazed. Previous hits have included a foie-gras "lollipop" coated with cotton candy. For those not lucky enough to snag a table, try reserving online for a spot at barmini next door—the entrance is on 9th Street, north of E Street—where top-secret, creative, and already beloved cocktails are served. Demand there is so high that seatings are capped to two hours.

Contemporary Sophisticated Dinner $$$$

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855 E St. NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20004, USA


Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Typically closed Aug. Closed Sun. and Mon. No lunch

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