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Any one tried Al Crostino on U Street?

arugulafilesdc Jul 21, 2008 06:02 PM

I've walked past a few times and the menu looks good. I just haven't heard any buzz about it. Thoughts?

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    Elyssa RE: arugulafilesdc Jul 21, 2008 08:21 PM

    I went there awhile ago (over a yr) and it was quite good. Very small but the food was good as well as the service. The only thing you should be aware of is that the specials are usually double what everything else is on the menu (same goes for their sister restaurant Al Tiramisu).

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      dcandohio RE: arugulafilesdc Jul 22, 2008 05:30 AM

      I've been twice, but it's been a while. I recall that the food was quite nice but the service was scattered. We got the wrong bill, etc. I haven't been back, but not because the food was bad. Just not on the radar!

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        jt1 RE: arugulafilesdc Jul 22, 2008 05:43 AM

        I have been a few times. The food has been good to excellent. the specials are often the best choices, but, like at Al Tiramisu, they can be substantially more expensive than the regular menu. The service has always been very good too when we were there.

        I would definitely recommend it.

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