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Nage Bistro

1600 Rhode Island Ave. NW (16th St. NW) Send to Phone
202-448-8005 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Creative American cooking served in a casual environment with a certain chic.
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Breakfast & Dinner daily, Lunch Mon.-Fri., Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Nage Bistro Restaurant Review

: With chef Dwayne Motley directing the kitchen, the revitalized Nage Bistro moves into the “must-dine” category among local restaurants. Even its casual air has taken on a certain chic, with the addition of assorted cocktails and a short list of wines. But the real reason to visit (for breakfast, lunch or dinner) is due to the revamped menu that features charbroiled oysters to start, although you may want to add on the apple salad with fennel and goat cheese or the kale salad with roasted pine nuts and dried currants. Trying to choose between the entrées may pull you in many directions, but meat-lovers should go for the pan-seared rib-eye steak with cipollini onions. And if seafood is your preference, consider the house special, the seafood a la Nage, a combination of fingerling potatoes with shrimp, clams, mussels and fish. If you want a real caloric splurge, however, there’s the lobster mac ‘n’ cheese. Desserts include sticky toffee pudding and a dish sure to inspire childhood memories: a campfire sundae with smoked vanilla ice cream, marshmallow ice cream, chocolate sauce, and graham crackers (it’s a bite of s’mores).

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