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Neyla

3206 N. St. NW (Wisconsin Ave. NW) Send to Phone
202-333-6353 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Exotic décor mirrors the lush cuisine of the Middle East: a must!
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Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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Neyla Restaurant Review

: Diners enter Neyla and are suddenly transported, via a Middle Eastern magic blanket, into a world of lavish décor, with richly colored fabrics draped from the ceiling, and a multitude of exotic mirrors and candles. The menu is largely Lebanese, with a smattering of influences from the Middle East and Turkey. The Petite Mezza is a feast for four: hummus, fattoush, cheese rolls, stuffed grape leaves, fried kibbeh, chicken shwarma, baba ghanouj and lahmajeen. The fresh pita is tender, hot and addictive. Here one can veer from tradition and order steak au poivre, lamb osso buco or the pan-seared salmon. But why go that route when the kebabs are searing over a hot charcoal grill? Marinated beef or shrimp kebabs are sinfully satisfying. The winning house specialty is the seasoned and charcoal-grilled Neyla lamb chops. While one may finish with the chocolate fondant with a gooey center and the vanilla ice cream, a more palate-freshening ending is the mango sorbet.

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