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Restaurant Nora

2132 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1925 (Upper Northwest)
202-462-5143
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Ranked #386 of 2,640 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $31 - $45
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
Cross street: R Street, N.W.
Transit: Nearest Metro: Dupont Circle North (Red Line)
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

If you ever visit DC you must try out this restaurant, I would say that it is the best there in the whole of DC, impeccable service from bar and waiting staff and best of all food to die for, brilliant flavors and cooked to perfection. I don't know how they do it but there was very little delay from... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Right from the get-go, our waiter had an attitude because we didn't want to order a bottle of wine. If not a bottle for the table, how about a glass? Since I was finishing my martinti that I'd brought from the bar, I declined. He then brought 3 bottles to the table and said "I'll give you a taste and... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

My husband and I had dinner on a busy Friday night at Restaurant Nora and the whole experience was perfectly orchestrated and very fresh and delicious. We were seated immediately in a room with a laid-back kind of "quilty" ambiance. We started with the mussels, which were the best I've ever had -- the shellfish were big and fresh, the... More

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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134 reviews 134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Heard about it for years, but do not get to D.C. often. The feel of the restaurant is very good. Nice buzz in the room- really good service, I like team service and they do it as well as anyone. I really love the idea they believe in and I believe that they go to great lengths to get great... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My wife and I went to Restaurant Nora hoping we would not be - once again - disappointed by an over priced, small plate of DC food. Thank God. We were not. Consistent with the places I review well, the restaurant has a small boutique feel, is clean, and serviced by a friendly staff. I love places with a small... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went for our 10 year anniversary. Decent ambiance , superb service. Got a salad and fried okra . The fried okra was absolutely delicious. The salad was nothing exciting. Good Gorgonzola on the salad along with the black figs. I had the halibut a bit dry and forgettable . My wife had the veal curry she enjoyed it very... More

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Washington, DC
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Finally, we tried Restaurant Nora. The danger of "finally" trying a storied restaurant is that it may not live up to the hype -- and that was the case with our evening out. The dining room is quite comforable and the service was friendly, helpful, and prompt (several different servers took care of different aspects of our meal). They brought... More

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Edgware, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A group of us from out-of-town had a wonderful meal after work last week. The room is beautiful, with colourful weavings and artwork on the walls, and a wooden plane hanging from the ceiling. The food was very good - I had a beet and goats cheese salad, followed by salmon, and the quality was very high. Only minor annoyance... More

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Incredible atmosphere and an outstanding range of delicious food to try at Nora in Washington DC. I was there for a very crowded working meeting however the service was impeccable and the whole quality of the evening to be remembered. This is how "food service" (and food culture) should be done!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Excellent food prepared with extremely fresh ingredients. The menu changes constantly so the chef can utilize only the best ingredients; most locally provided. Good service, nice dining room that is of the more quiet, intimate type. Can't wait to go back!!!!

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