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Traveling to DC for Weekend with Fun Group! Any funky dinner recs for Friday Night? Georgetown?

thrilla05 Apr 16, 2009 07:23 AM

Been to Me and U, great place but looking for better menu.

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    Elyssa Apr 16, 2009 07:48 AM

    I would recommend Bodega for Spanish tapas in Georgetown. The restaurant itself has good food, drinks, and a fun/funky atmosphere. I went with some girlfriends a few weeks ago without much planning and we all really enjoyed our dinner there.

    If everyone in your group likes seafood you can go to Hook, also on M St. A trendy restaurant with a sustainable seafood theme.

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    1. re: Elyssa
      dining with doc Apr 16, 2009 09:22 AM

      although both are in Penns Quarter, Zlatinyia (small plate middle east) and Jaleo (tapas) are both fun with a group. Plus the area is hopping with numerous bars and restaurants.

      1. re: dining with doc
        chicken kabob Apr 16, 2009 10:54 AM

        Agree about Mie n Yu.
        Neyla for tapas. Founding Farmers for comfort food w/ a trendy atmosphere
        (Although I will admit people seem to either love/hate it- I love it!)
        Proof & Zengo in Chinatown.
        Creme on U Street.

        1. re: chicken kabob
          MDoodle Apr 16, 2009 03:28 PM

          loved the food at founding farmers, but atrocious service. once for drinks on a saturday mid-afternoon, another time on a friday night for dinner. horrible.

        2. re: dining with doc
          thrilla05 Apr 16, 2009 02:12 PM

          How far is Penn Quarter from Alexandria?

          1. re: thrilla05
            BookGuy Apr 17, 2009 04:00 AM

            Take Metro via the Yellow Line straight to Gallery Place-Chinatown and you are at the Penn Quarter.

        3. re: Elyssa
          r0cc00 Apr 16, 2009 01:27 PM

          Elyssa - 2nd the Bodega. Just a fun, fashionable & delicious menu. & Georgetown still has a certain panache about it.

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