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Et Voila!

5120 MacArthur Blvd. NW (Dana Pl. NW) Send to Phone
202-237-2300 | Menu
First-rate Belgian food gives all comers a run for their money.
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Lunch Tues.-Sun., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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Et Voila! Restaurant Review

: Right along MacArthur Boulevard in the Palisades gleams one of DC’s tiniest jewels, the Belgian eatery Et Voila!, a saucy, sassy bistro with absolutely solid Belgian cooking and elegant pastries, all put together by the Belgian and French partners. Et Voila! is a labor of love, one that they re-created from the ground up from a former drab restaurant. Crowds pack in, and don’t mind long waits, for the various versions of moules (with curry, with beer and corn, with garlic and white wine, or with tomatoes, saffron and Ricard liquor); the darkly rich carbonnade à la flamande (in luscious dark beer); the hanger steak with green peppercorn sauce; and a succulent Et Voila! burger. A Belgian hamburger? No matter its derivation, the Prime meat is topped with Belgian Chimay cheese, melted onions and tomato coulis, and sits on an egg-rich bun. Some dishes come with the requisite frites, but if not, these are worth a side order along with the braised endives. Rich, hearty fare, true, but classic desserts merit a few extra calories---don’t miss the Meyer lemon tart with pineapple sorbet. There’s also a selection of heady Belgian beers.

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