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quick and delicious near 930 club?

littlew1ng Dec 5, 2008 04:48 AM

going to a show here tonight but no time to come home beforehand. obviously we'll be imbibing at the club and dancing around a little, so something light and cheap but delicious and quick would be perfect. any ideas?

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    Jeserf Dec 5, 2008 04:59 AM

    you can eat light at busboys and poets on 14th.

    That Duffy's irish bar has surprisingly good food.

    The FASTEST in the area won't be light (Ben's).

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    1. re: Jeserf
      Dennis S Dec 5, 2008 05:18 AM

      I really like Duffy's - the fish and chips usually are very good Wife's had the shepard's pie and liked it (of course, that's not all that light).

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      davestar Dec 5, 2008 05:26 AM

      There's Ethiopian all over U Street

      1. Aphioni Dec 5, 2008 05:52 AM

        we actually noshed AT the 930 last time we went- surprisingly good panini sandwiches! gotta be there early- it took awhile to be served, but it was passable as far as bar/club food goes....

        14th and U- Tabaq bistro- excellent Mediterranean mezza, glass encased rooftop bar with a gorgeous panoramic view of DC... great import beers and a variety of mojitos and vodkas...

        http://www.tabaqdc.com/

        1. monkeyrotica Dec 5, 2008 06:01 AM

          You want The Greek Spot at 2017 11th Street. Excellent cheap Greek food. I've had worse at three-times the price.

          There's also Dan the Man's Teriyaki and Subs, 1936 9th St NW. Good cheap Korean food, and the subs are tasty.

          Duffy's is also good, cheap, and quick. Depending on the crowds, Ben's can get slow on a Friday night.

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          Duffy's
          2106 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

          Dan the Man's Teriyaki & Subs
          1936 9th St NW, Washington, DC

          Greek Spot
          2017 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

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          1. re: monkeyrotica
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            dcandohio Dec 5, 2008 07:13 AM

            Don't forget about Chix.

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              Jacey Dec 5, 2008 08:22 AM

              I was going to suggest that too. You could always go to Whole Foods on P and 14th, too.

              1. re: Jacey
                Dennis S Dec 6, 2008 08:38 AM

                If you're going that far down, you have Stoney's. Provides a walk afterwards, I guess.

          2. littlew1ng Dec 5, 2008 01:40 PM

            thanks so much for all the great tips! being korean i think i'm definitely leaning toward dan the man's (i love hole-in-the-wall korean — it's the best) but will report back after the show sometime this weekend! who knows what we might end up doing!

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