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Sep 15, 2006 03:56 PM

Lebanese Taverna in DC or Cafe Divan in Georgetown- which is BETTER? help for this weekend???

Need to decide which is better and has more unusual and better food- will be driving a long way into DC for dinner and want to make it worthwhile-

Am taking friend to dinner that LOVES MidEast Food...HELP!!


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  1. Have not been to Cafe Divan, so I can't say with absolute authority which of those two is better...

    But I can tell you that Lebanese Taverna is one of my all-time favorite restaurants, so much so that I make the hour long drive into DC or McLean to get my fix. Having lived in the middle east for several years, I have to say that their food is the real deal. Amazing spices, great textures, and a really fantastic menu with enough variety to please almost anyone.

    The one thing I will say is to go with a lamb shawarma over the chicken option, as their chicken tends to be a little too dry for most tastes. Definitely go for their many mezze options, those are a meal just by themselves!

    Ok I'm hungry now! Enjoy!