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Elisir Restaurant - CLOSED

427 Eleventh Street, Washington DC, DC 20004
202 546-0088
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 11th Between E and Pennsylvania
Transit: Metro Center, Smithsonian

35 reviews from our community

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English first
Bethesda, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We went with another couple for a pre-theater dinner. There was no valet parking, but we were early. On-street parking in the area is hard to find, though there is garage parking across the street. Upon arrival, we were promptly seated at a nice table with a view of the open kitchen. We liked that the tables were spaced apart... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Elisir is a very good restaurant with excellent service. We had only a short time to dine and the staff accommodated our schedule. The food was excellent and more affordable than comparable restaurants in the neighborhood. I recommend Elisir, especially for pre-theatre dining. Enjoy!

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Syracuse, NY
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Normally, Osteria Elisir isn't the kind of restaurant I'd eat at - it's Italian (which means a lot of starches - and me eating low-carb whenever possible!), it's Nouvelle Cuisine (which means a lot of fiddling with foods that I find annoying), and it's expensive. But - my wife was being taken out on business and I was with her,... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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216 reviews 216 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

As some of the reviews demonstrate, Elisir Restaurant has a new menu and it rivals anything you will find in the Washington, D.C. area. The nondescript location is close to Centrale and not easy to find, but boy you will be glad you did. Definitely an upscale Italian spot with prices not for the meek, everything here is fresh and... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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78 reviews 78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We ate here for lunch one day and I got a very good "adult mac and cheese" nice! Friend go a past dish and he liked it a lot. Great service and good drinks!

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Easton, Maryland
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77 reviews 77 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

There are not enough adjectives to describe the amazing meal we enjoyed at Osteria Elisir. Starting with the olive oil and sea salt tasting to the stuffed squid appetizer to the salads to the lamb ragu and duck and spinach pasta, everything was a tasty surprise. We knew immediately that all the glowing reviews were well earned. This is not... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

Everything nice , food, ambience, service, wine list, wine glasses, breads. Open kitchen , you feel and see chef's presence

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

The revamped Osteria Elisir is unbelievably good. Took a friend there for his birthday dinner--right after having read the very good review in the Washington Post--and it did not disappoint in anyway.Our guides Byron and Jenna knew the menu well and did a great job pointing out the options--of which there's a wide variety. I had the veal stew--phenomenal. Chef... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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121 reviews 121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

This was my first time here so I can't compare it to the old Elisir, but we all had an excellent meal. Not inexpensive but worth it. The open kitchen is great and looks very efficiently run. The food was excellent all around. Wine list is good but not much under $50.

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NYC
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117 reviews 117 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

My husband and I found this restaurant on Open Table since it was near the theater we we going to on a Saturday evening. Made a reservation..ended up spending more than $200 for dinner. However, the bad management decisions that affected our evening made me certain never to go there again. First, we ordered appetizers..mine, a salad which came with... More 

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Additional Information about Elisir Restaurant

Address: 427 Eleventh Street, Washington DC, DC 20004
Phone Number: 202 546-0088
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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