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Red Ginger of Georgetown

dcfoodie13 Apr 21, 2008 06:36 AM

I've walked by this place a few times, but its always been on a Monday when it is closed. The Caribbean-style menu on their website sounds very interesting and delicious, so I was thinking about checking it out some time. Has any one been here and if so, what did you think of it?

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    dcandohio Apr 21, 2008 09:39 AM

    I believe it is closed - the owners have opened up a new place in DuPont (name escapes me).

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    1. re: dcandohio
      Elyssa Apr 21, 2008 11:13 AM

      Cafe Trope. It's right down the street from my apartment but haven't been yet. Menu doesn't really do it for me---seems like it can be hit or miss and I rarely see more then a few people in there. I guess I'm waiting for someone to convince me to check it out :)


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      tmemedia Apr 24, 2008 12:42 PM

      I don't think it is closed. I just walked by yesterday and they looked about to open for lunch. I've been to the Red Ginger several times and the food has always been phenomenal. I like spicy food, though they'll make it seasoned the way you like. The service is incredible -- everyone is so nice and the chef likes to come out and talk to his guests -- he's the sweetest man!

      The only reason we don't go there more often is because it's in Georgetown and the parking is always a nightmare. When we DO go, we go early so we can park. At least it's located high up on Wisconsin above the craziness of M Street.

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      1. re: tmemedia
        dcandohio Apr 24, 2008 12:58 PM


        My bad. Apparently the Red Ginger location is for sale, but Cafe Trope is owned by the same person.

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