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1122 Ninth St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20001 (Mount Vernon Square)
(202) 589-0699
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Ranked #14 of 2,627 restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Mount Vernon Square
Cross street: Ninth Street between L and M Streets
Transit: Mt. Vernon Square/Convention Center
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82% Recommend
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English first
Fresno, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

From start to finish, everything was superb. I dined alone, but was treated as if I was buying dinner for 10. From the person who seated me, to the bartender, to the person who cleared my plates to my server, everyone made me feel welcome and special. I had the Chef's Tasting menu and was not disappointed. It was said... More

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Potomac, Maryland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I have dined at Corduroy at its previous location and recently at the new location across from the DC Convention Center. The service and food were both excellent. Our waiter knew the menu, the ingredients and was very helpful in helping us order. The menu was somewhat limited - but that is a plus as only the best ingredients available... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

If you are looking for an intimate meal, with unobtrusive service that is always there just when you need it Corduroy is for you. The food is delicious; interesting without going over the top so it is still food not merely entertainment. Recommend the lobster carpaccio or heirloom tomato as a first course, antelope or guinea hen for an entree.... More

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Newport Beach, California/Heidelberg Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were looking for a great dining experience within walking distance to the Washington DC Convention center and the Marriott Marquis. We were not disappointed. My colleague and I enjoyed the Chefs Taste Sampler along with the Wine Pairing. It was a wonderful meal we tried a little of everything. We started with a cold split pea soup that was... More

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Chantilly, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our evening at this restaurant. We both ordered the Five Course Tasting Menu which the Chef tailored to avoid shellfish for my husband. The flavors were exquisite and the service impeccable. I highly recommend dining at this restaurant for a special occasion.

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Davis, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

One of the best meals I have had in a long time. We did the chefs tasting which is a challenge with my family. We have lots of allergies. The food was amazing and the service was attentive, friendly, and warm. Very fun getting surprised with each course and trying unusual combinations. The team of waiters made us feel like... More

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Phoenix, AZ
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143 reviews 143 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This was our second visit to Corduroy (first time about 8 mos. ago), and we were greatly impressed yet again. One of our favorite DC restaurants, Michel Richard's Citronelle, has been closed for some time, and we pine for it often. However, Chef Tom Power brings a bit of Chef Richard to his Corduroy, plus much more. The venue is... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

A lovely evening at this "bistro" type restaurant . Delightful staff - friendly, helpful and gracious. Good food, good wine and good ambience. The perfect ingredients for a great evening. Had the soft shelled crab which was superb. Will definitely return to sample the tasting menu.

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I chose this restaurant because it was the highest rated on TripAdvisor of the 4 in this area. We had a conference at the brand new Marriott Marquis and this was about a block (less than a block) away in an old townhouse. The service was excellent if a little slow - but this was a business dinner and we... More

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Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We were seated at the window which was really nice. The service was outstanding and the food quality has not changed over the years that we have been there, The menu is very classical and it is always a pleasure to go back,

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