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Review of Zaytinya

Zaytinya
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Ranked #24 of 3,523 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$32
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
Cross street: G St.
Transit: Gallery Place/Chinatown station. 9 th & G St exit on the red, green and yellow lines.
Description: Zaytinya offers an innovative mezze menu inspired by Turkish, Greek and Lebanese cuisines, under the direction of renowned chef José Andrés, served up in a sleek and modern setting. Shared small plates, creative cocktails and unique Mediterranean wines make this spot one of DC’s top dining destinations.
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Make a reservation. Lovely space with aromas that invite you in. Friendly and very efficient staff. Wonderful menu for sharing, tasting, enjoying. We shared the lamb shoulder on the rotisserie that caught all of our senses when we came in. We sampled a large variety of dishes and enjoyed every bite! Include this in your plans.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Good Mediterranean food with a wide selection of dishes - ideal for sharing. Some of the plates were delicious (lamb chops!), and others were a miss (the soujuk flatbed was a bit too oily for our liking). The portions are quite small, so your bill can add up quickly. Additionally, the servers were happy to help.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Three of us went for lunch. We did not opt for the special lunch mezze, rather chose items from the menu. However, the server told us people usually got two items each and shared. We were not sure we would want that much, but ended up with exactly that, and it was all great. A huge variety of items from lamb tongue to rice to interesting salads. One of my friends had been there, but it was a new and pleasant experience for me.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

6pm early dinner reservation for 9 - 3 locals and 6 out of town guests - the place was packed (as usual) and we were seated w/in 15 minutes of arrival. Excellent, attentive service. The best warm pita bread you'll likely ever eat! The hummus, htipiti and tzatziki are fantastic! We tried so many dishes on this visit - favorites included the pork belly, chicken skewers and calamari. It's busy and lively and always great food. Try the Greek wine flight - a great selection of wine and who doesn't enjoy trying 3?? Already looking forward to our next visit!

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

It's on 9th Street around F in Chinatown. Great Mediterranean dishes, small plates. It's popular for lunch, dinner and happy hours. Still good for families and tourists. You can't go wrong, but watch it, those small plates can add it--or is it the wines and cocktails we're ordering with them. Hmm.

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