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781 Seventh St. NW (H St. NW) Send to Phone
202-393-2929 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Far-out fusion food with Asian and Latin twists.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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4.5 rating over 4 reviews
Zengo, Washington, DC

Zengo Restaurant Review

: This hot Asian-Latin fusion restaurant offers a menu that should pique the interest of anyone looking for good times and good food. For one, its flashy upstairs dining room has warm earth-and-fire tones that both soothe and inspire the inner gastronome. Then the dishes take patrons on a culinary escapade, through Latin ceviches and Asian sushi rolls, with a few unexpected twists --- try the carnitas rice noodles, an oversize appetizer that depends on the full flavors of long-marinated and then roasted pork served with Asian noodles and a poached egg. Entrées include wonton tacos, seared foie gras served with ancho-vanilla mango, and empanadas stuffed with Thai chicken and fired up by chile poblano rajas. The dessert menu lists such possibilities as Key lime flautas and lemon yuzu cake and ginger ice cream. Figuring out how and what to order is part of Zengo’s charm. Another part is snagging a seat at the bar, which gives you the chance to chat up the bartender and to view the inner workings of the kitchen and its crew.

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