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susan1353 Apr 23, 2007 05:55 PM

Going to DC this weekend (from Philly) and will be taking my daughter, a freshman at GW, and her roommate out to dinner, their last "real meal" before finals. My daughter eats anything, roommate's a vegetarian who eats fish/seafood. Recommendations? Prefer anything ethnic (except Ethiopian, which they've had recently).

Thanks.

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    Indy 67 Apr 23, 2007 06:59 PM

    If the restaurant must be ethnic, that leaves out Kinkead's. Great location for GW students and lovely fish preparations.

    For ethnic...

    I'm fond of Ceiba (14th Street NW) or Cafe Atlantico (8th Street NW) for Pan-Latino cuisine. Wonderful food and nice vibe.

    Ceiba: http://ceibarestaurant.com/home.html
    Cafe Atlantico: http://www.cafeatlantico.com/

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      boltz2000 Apr 24, 2007 08:40 AM

      The one ethnic place that comes to my mind that is also near GW is the Bombay Club, an upscale Indian restaurant. They have seafood on the menu. I think it's very good food but the higher prices probably reflect the elegant atmosphere, not necessarily the food, which is no better than some more modest Indian restaurants.

      It's on Conn Ave just north of Lafayette Square.

      1. monavano Apr 24, 2007 09:17 AM

        More Indian suggestions would include Rasika and Indique. They are less traditional, more fusion and have a "hip" factor which they may enjoy.

        1. GroovinGourmet Apr 25, 2007 07:58 PM

          A hearty second for Cafe Atlantico. Awesome stuff...

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