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Rattlesnake Roof

C. Hamster Jul 14, 2011 11:07 AM

I havent been in ages.

Still open?

Do they serve food up there??

TNX

  1. SeaSide Tomato Sep 8, 2011 07:45 AM

    Has anyone been lately? I was planning to head there this weekend for dinner for 6 to 8 of us.

    Why the Rattlesnake? I want really interesting food (like their quail, wild boar or duck tacos) with a little bit of a spicy kick. I also need to be very mindful of DCs' (in some cases very limited) budgets. Poe's Kitchen seemeed to fit the bil given their menu.

    We do want a full bar, too .

    There's a host of other spots on my list of places to get to, but for this pick budgets are tight.

    Will I be happy? I can live with a college/nightclub vibe if the food is as it sounds.

    Any recent visits?

    Thasnk!

    SST

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      drbangha Sep 8, 2011 10:40 AM

      I've eaten here several times in the past couple of months, only for lunch, and have been pleased.

      1. re: drbangha
        SeaSide Tomato Sep 8, 2011 12:10 PM

        Thanks!

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      Gabatta Jul 15, 2011 10:49 AM

      Walking in the downstairs of the Rattlesnake still smells like the basement of a frat house (I strangely like it), but the roof is still open. You can get a drink in a pint glass if that floats your boat. Also, they are not big on putting enough ice in the cocktails on the roof, so you can pretend you are in Europe. I think the food is about the same as always (nothing special) despite the froofed up menu and re-branding.

      1. MC Slim JB Jul 14, 2011 11:11 AM

        Still open. Usually packed on weeknights after work. Place has kind of a cheesy nightclub vibe these days: bouncers controlling roof access, female servers in short-shorts. Food is much improved since Brian Poe took over the kitchen, but the menu is still hit or miss.

        http://mcslimjb.blogspot.com/

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          C. Hamster Jul 14, 2011 11:49 AM

          Thanks!

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