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Mannequin Pis

18064 Georgia Ave. (Rte. 108) Send to Phone
301-570-4800 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Awesome beer options and steamed mussels make this Olney spot special.

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Mannequin Pis Restaurant Review

: Perhaps the greatest secret Olney holds is this diminutive Belgian restaurant with its interesting beer list and imported brews, kilos of steamed mussels, and a nonchalance that other establishments may well covet. Service tends to be pokey, but that really doesn't impede the jollity, for even if the bucket of steamed mussels cooked in one of about two dozen different seasoning combinations doesn't appear immediately, another dark, foamy beer will. Don't like bivalves? Then settle for one of the non-mussel entrées, including the traditional carbonnade flamande (the Flemish stew simmered in dark beer), a less imposing waterzooi de lotte ou poulet (a lighter stew with either monkfish or chicken) or steak frites, with a mountain of fried potatoes accompanying steak served one of six different ways (make that steak topped with poivre vert for a very snappy meal). House-made pastries are delicate tarts and tortes, presented on a tray.



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