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Zaytinya

701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572 (Downtown / Chinatown)
202-638-0800
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Ranked #7 of 2,646 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $32
Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
Cross street: G St.
Transit: Gallery Place/Chinatown station. 9 th & G St exit on the red, green and yellow lines.
Description: Zaytinya offers an innovative mezze menu inspired by Turkish, Greek and Lebanese cuisines, under the direction of renowned chef José Andrés, served up in a sleek and modern setting. Shared small plates, creative cocktails and unique Mediterranean wines make this spot one of DC’s top dining destinations.
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Baltimore, Maryland
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121 reviews 121 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

You will never have an experience like this for this price in America. The tastes here are gourmet and the service is excellent. Every waiter is an expert in all the food and very attentive. The food does not even need seasoning. It is perfection and consistently amazing. They accept reservations which is nice because you can avoid long waits... More

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Miami, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

The food and ambiance was great. The vibe was lively and inviting. We were a very large group and we ordered many plates to share. The crispy brussel sprouts and the Baba Ghannouge were delish. I really liked the Octopus, although my friends didn't care for it too much. The Lamb bahar was ok...lacked flavor. For dessert the Turkish Delight... More

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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

28 plus tax for a 4 course lunch is ok with small servings and unlimited pita bread Prices are ok Central location and friendly atmosphere Comfortable brightly lit and large restaurant Good Mediterranean kind of food

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I've eaten here on numerous trips to DC and it is always fantastic. Really, every item I've tried has been good. Note that they serve tapas style so each dish is small which is great because you can try different things.

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Belgium
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139 reviews 139 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had difficulty getting a tabel but managed to make a reservation. The food is Nice, enjoyabel, not extra-ordinary, but good. It is a very trendy place so the atmosphere is very uplifting. Staff is friendly and gives good advice.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Great service with good quality Mediterranean food. Best hummus. Service was prompt. Very nice decor.

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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Great Middle Eastern cuisine, HITIPITI and KIBBAH you must try and taste HUNKARBEGENDI. Spacious venue, crowded but tables can be found a few minutes. Useful to make a reservation. I thing washington's best Turkish and Lebanon restaurant. Excellent.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Dinner here was excellent. Server was friendly and knowledgeable. Atmosphere was upscale, trendy, and very noisy. Outdoor dining was closed due to weather but I think we would have probably preferred that quieter location. Dishes were delivered in a reasonable amount of time, cooked well, had excellent presentation and flavor. Dishes: Fattoush (amazing...especially since I hate vinegar) Cretan Cucumber Soup... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This is the best restaurant I have ever been too so far - the ambience, the food, the service are amazing ! Its Greek, lebanese, Turkish, Mediterranean kind of place ! Lots of Mezze options - each dish better than the other. Since the portions are small, you can try lots of stuff which is great ! The staff are... More

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Chicago
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91 reviews 91 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Not counting the wine, small plates dinner was $19 for 2 women. SO good. I have never failed to have guest rave over this place. We had great seats by the front window.

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