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sexy date night in dc?

I am in Baltimore thinking of taking the wife on a date night to dc. I was think a sexy restaurant maybe in the Georgetown area (we can hang out afterward) We don't get to go out just the two of us alot, so we want to make the most of it. Any suggestions on restaurants or areas? PS food has to be awesome, not just the decor. Thanks so much!

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  1. I wouldn't go to Georgetown. I would head to the Chinatown/Penn Quarter area or the Logan Circle area. That is where the hip and sexy restaurants are and you could still hang out afterwards.

    Proof to me is sexy, very dark lighting, with a modern edge and excellent food. Zaytinya always has a sexy bar crowd. Oya has a nice bar too, as well as, PS7 for after.

    I also think Fiola might fit the bill too, but then you would have to walk up to the other bars.

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    PS7 Restaurant
    777 I Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

    Zaytinya
    701 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

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    1. re: ktmoomau

      Ok what about the atmosphere of CHinatown and penn quarter? We like to people watch and go in an out of stores if open, kinda like Georgetown. IF there is some event, we might be interested too.

      1. re: jp4401

        Chinatown has a few stores, though nowhere near as many as Georgetown. Definitely people watching, though. It's a booming area. I agree that Oya is definitely a sexy atmosphere. If you are insistent on Georgetown, Mie n Yu has the atmosphere you're looking for - but the food isn't nearly as good as most that is in Penn/Chinatown. Georgetown just doesn't have an abundance of great food.

        1. re: katecm

          I was going to mention Mie n Yu as well - not for the food, as katecm pointed out, but some of the booths have curtains that close. Now that's pretty darned sexy!

        2. re: jp4401

          The U St. area might also be good for this, they have some cute boutique stores and etc, but I don't know how late they stay open as I am not up there a lot.

          Georgetown has great shopping, not so great food, unless you want to go all out and go to Citronelle, although I don't think it's that sexy.

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          Citronelle
          3000 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20007

        1. JP:
          I am a transplanted baltimorean now in montco. Good people watching, some shopping but tons of restaurants and bars in Pennsylvania quarter Chinatown to eat and people watch.
          1. Jaleo: tapas. 2. Zataynia: meeze. 3. proof: wine bar good food. 4. PS7 interesting appetizers and cocktails. 5. Cuba Libre. 6. Woolfgang puck The Source

          Georgetown: Cafe Milano often has celebrities, Michelle Richard Citronelle: one of the top dc restaurant, can eat smaller and drink in their lounge. More shopping. Also funky shopping.

          I would go to Chinatown/Penns quarter.hang and bar hop then eat and stay at a sexy hotel like the Mandarin international or the boutique Hotel George or hotel Monaco in Penns quarter.

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          PS7 Restaurant
          777 I Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

          Citronelle
          3000 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20007

          Cafe Milano
          3251 Prospect St NW, Washington, DC 20007

          1. So I am looking only for one place and just to hang out after wards. We are not bar people.

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              1. re: jp4401

                I gave you a big list and you could go to any of those places. Coco Sala also is an option , especially if you like chocolate...could go there for desert.