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Elisir Restaurant - CLOSED

427 Eleventh Street, Washington DC, DC 20004-1302
+1 202-546-0088
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
26 Jan 2014
“We expected more.”
30 Oct 2013
“DC Class”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
427 Eleventh Street, Washington DC, DC 20004-1302
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

We went with another couple for a pre-theater dinner. There was no valet parking, but we were early. On-street parking in the area is hard to find, though there is garage parking across the street. Upon arrival, we were promptly seated at a nice table...More

Thank Bigkabloona
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Elisir is a very good restaurant with excellent service. We had only a short time to dine and the staff accommodated our schedule. The food was excellent and more affordable than comparable restaurants in the neighborhood. I recommend Elisir, especially for pre-theatre dining. Enjoy!

Thank Remdee
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Normally, Osteria Elisir isn't the kind of restaurant I'd eat at - it's Italian (which means a lot of starches - and me eating low-carb whenever possible!), it's Nouvelle Cuisine (which means a lot of fiddling with foods that I find annoying), and it's expensive....More

Thank timeliebe
Reviewed 3 August 2013

As some of the reviews demonstrate, Elisir Restaurant has a new menu and it rivals anything you will find in the Washington, D.C. area. The nondescript location is close to Centrale and not easy to find, but boy you will be glad you did. Definitely...More

Thank TheDeacon87
Reviewed 26 June 2013

We ate here for lunch one day and I got a very good "adult mac and cheese" nice! Friend go a past dish and he liked it a lot. Great service and good drinks!

Thank MaestroOhio
Reviewed 1 June 2013

There are not enough adjectives to describe the amazing meal we enjoyed at Osteria Elisir. Starting with the olive oil and sea salt tasting to the stuffed squid appetizer to the salads to the lamb ragu and duck and spinach pasta, everything was a tasty...More

Thank Kristina H
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Everything nice , food, ambience, service, wine list, wine glasses, breads. Open kitchen , you feel and see chef's presence

Thank Sbuerger
Reviewed 1 May 2013

The revamped Osteria Elisir is unbelievably good. Took a friend there for his birthday dinner--right after having read the very good review in the Washington Post--and it did not disappoint in anyway.Our guides Byron and Jenna knew the menu well and did a great job...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 22 April 2013

This was my first time here so I can't compare it to the old Elisir, but we all had an excellent meal. Not inexpensive but worth it. The open kitchen is great and looks very efficiently run. The food was excellent all around. Wine list...More

Thank TravelNow61
Reviewed 22 April 2013

My husband and I found this restaurant on Open Table since it was near the theater we we going to on a Saturday evening. Made a reservation..ended up spending more than $200 for dinner. However, the bad management decisions that affected our evening made me...More

Thank gkealy
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 Eleventh Street, Washington DC, DC 20004-1302
    (11th Between E and Pennsylvania)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Center, Smithsonian
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-546-0088
  • E-mail
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