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Del Campo

777 I St. NW Send to Phone
202-289-7377 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Latin American grilled meats and seafood served with elegance and complemented by an extensive wine list.

Lunch Sun.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.
Open late

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Del Campo, Washington, DC

Del Campo Restaurant Review

: Chef/owner Victor Albisu launched this Latin American (mostly Argentinean) wood-fired grill restaurant with a meat-focused menu. The "asado" bar, should you be lucky enough to snatch a seat, faces directly into the kitchen's grilling section. Where to start? If you are not fond of innards, you can scratch off your "must" list the sweetbreads. But the balance of the offerings deal with such basic cuts as hanger steak, roasted lamb shoulder and a 48-ounce "tomahawk" rib-eye. Complementing the mains are the bread basket with its accompanying olive oil, and various sides of grilled greens, steak fries, fried yuca and charred eggplant. A lunchtime treat is the special grilled meats platter with chicken, sausages and short ribs. Choose from tempting sandwiches like the chivito with grilled rib-eye and a fried egg. The wine list includes a robust array of labels from Argentina and other South American countries, plus California, French and Italian options. Desserts are contemporary and seemingly change according to the pastry chef's whim: one day you may find flan Del Campo with toasted coconut caramel; on another visit, it could be dulce de leche donuts. Check out the brunch, too, for bacon, egg and cheese empanadas.


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