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Crimson Diner

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Wed, 6/26
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Menu

BREAKFAST ALL DAY
12
Country Breakfast
Two eggs almost any style with toast. Choice of: bacon or sausage, home fries or grits
11
Add Ham 2
Three Egg Omelettes
Western - ham, peppers & onions, american cheese. Mushroom - swiss cheese
Classic - Canadian Bacon 13
Florentine - Spinach 14
Bayou - Fried Oysters 16
Eggs Benedict
two poached eggs, crystal hollandaise, english muffin
14
Corned Beef Hash
house made corned beef hash, fried or poached eggs, crystal hollandaise, white toast
Short Stack 5
Full Stack 9
Buttermilk Pancakes
whipped butter, syrup
12
Brioche French Toast
peaches, whipped cream
12
Add Fried Egg 2
Add Fried Chicken 4
Add Fried Oysters 6
Sausage Gravy & Biscuits
21
Shrimp & Grits
tasso ham, sofrito, white wine, grits, lemon
5
Organic Yogurt
granola, honey, strawberries
LUNCH
Available at 11 Am
SOUPS
6
8
Tomato Bisque
6
9
Vegetarian 3 Bean Chili
sour cream, smoked cheddar, corn pones
8
12
Clam Chowder
'new england'-style, house made oyster crackers
SANDWICHES
All sandwiches served with chips. Sub fries +$2
14
Monte Cristo
virginia ham, mustard, swiss, egg battered texas toast, red currant jam
10
BLT
bacon, lettuce, (fried) green tomato, duke's mayo
14
Fried Chicken Sandwich
spicy honey, bread and butter pickles, duke's mayo
16
Turkey Club
smoked turkey breast, tomato, bacon, swiss, crisp lettuce, duke's mayo
14
Tuna Club
white albacore tuna salad, toast, lettuce, tomato, pickles, lemon-tarragon mayonnaise
9
Add Bacon 3
Add Tomato 1
Grilled Cheese
16
Fried Shrimp or Oyster Po' Boy
shredded lettuce, tidewater tartar, pickles
13
Veggie Po' Boy
grilled portabello, spinach, melted swiss, tarragon aioli
14
Fried Catfish Sandwich
lettuce, tidewater tartar, tomato, pickles, onion
SALADS
7
House
butter lettuce, radishes, cucumbers, red onions, Dee-Dee's dressing
10
Wedge
little gem lettuce, bleu cheese, bacon, chives, buttermilk dressing
14
Cobb
grilled marinated chicken, bacon, egg, avocado, cherry tomatoes, blue cheese, green goddess dressing
12
Grilled Chicken 3
Sauteed Shrimp 4
Caesar
warm polenta croutons, anchovies
13
Classic Tuna Salad
chopped tuna salad, watermelon radish, butter lettuce, dee dee's dressing on the side
BURGERS
All burgers served with fries. Add blue cheese to any burger +$1
14
Cheeseburger Deluxe
6 oz burger, lettuce, tomato, duke's mayo, american cheese, pickles, brioche bun
13
Veggie Burger Deluxe
american cheese, duke's mayo, tomatoes, pickles, onion, brioche bun
15
Crimson Burger
6 oz burger, bacon jam, pimento cheese, crispy onion, pickles, pretzel bun
15
Mushroom & Swiss
6 oz burger, button mushrooms, A-1 aioli, brioche bun
DINNER
Available at 5 Pm
23
Steak Frites
6 oz bistro steak, au poivre butter, hand cut fries
16
Meatloaf
mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, carrots
16
Roast Half Chicken
mushroom gravy, mashed yukon golds
25
Cowboy Steak
12 oz ribeye, mashed yukon golds, asparagus
20
Rainbow Trout
baby carrots, home fries, fennel purée, lemon-caper butter
13
Gumbo
chicken thigh, andouille, okra, fried oysters, Carolina rice
21
Potato Crusted Salmon
savoy cabbage, lobster butter sauce
17
Cornmeal Crusted Catfish
fries, collards, tidewater tartar
BISCUITS
4
Butter & Jam
6
Egg & Cheese
8
Country Ham, Egg & Cheese
8
Sausage, Egg & Cheese
8
Bacon, Egg & Cheese
SIDES
6
Smoked Bacon
6
Breakfast Sausage Patties (X2)
6
Turkey Sausage Links (X2)
5
Wade's Mill Grits
4
Home Fries
5
Ambrosia Fruit Salad
5
House Made Corn Pones (X4)
ea1.25
Eggs a La Carte
5
Hand Cut Fries
3
Today's Potato Chips
SMALL BITES
8
Pap's Pimento Cheese Dip
with today's chips
12
Smoked Salmon Rillettes
with today's chips
9
Deviled Country Ham
with today's chips
5
Deviled Eggs
pork rinds, paprika
12
Grilled Mustard BBQ Wings
jalapeño ranch
8
Corn Hushpuppies
smoked paprika honey butter
15
Hot Peel & Eat White Shrimp
old bay & ale steamed, lemon and drawn butter
7
Fried Green Tomatoes
queso fresco, radishes, chipotle sauce, watercress
6
Onion Rings
ranch dip
8
Macaroni & Cheese
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love how this restaurant is connected to the POD hotel. Very convenient. The prices were affordable and I love their cute vintage raspberry red chintz floral plates. The service and food was also great, and I hope to return back soon.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank tktmcnair
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant is connected to the Pod DC Hotel and is across from Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro Station, for that reason, it is a great place for a small birthday party or after work socialization. The food is ok. I'm not one to judge drinking places...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Princeton101st
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Download the Ritual App and accept Crimson Diner’s invite to receive 💵 off your 1st order! I enjoyed the 🥞 and grew hair on my chest with the delicious, strong ☕️😂 The breakfast aromas are heavenly🙏🏾

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank LivingOnJupiter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place, for breakfast, lucnh, dinner, drink. we had 2 times lunch there - we ordered cheeseburger, very goog, french fries very crunchy, big portion and 1 time breakfast. we had pancakes, very good. minus- terrible coffee, the worst I had in USA.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank solemarepace
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This discovery, in Chinatown, is Great! A rooftop bar, a Huge basement bar, excellent takes on Southern food, delicious drinks, ( I had the Sauzerac), all in a VERY upscale diner!! The service was somewhat slow, but, a very personable staff! GOOD SPOT!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank eventsbythirteen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a guest at the adjacent POD hotel. I enjoyed both dinner and breakfast at Crimson. Prices were certainly reasonable by DC standards and the quality was very good.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Gibby G
Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

You know when you feel like if you would be at home? This is the kind of feeling you have when eating here. Friendly staff, and American breakfast. Pancakes are above average and coffee is ok. Nice place for Sunday morning breakfast while reading the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank cube6914
Reviewed April 18, 2019

Vey nice staff. Southern inspired comfort eats and drinks. Highly recommended. Cheers, Crimson Diner.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bartjpt
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

We happened to just stumble on this while walking through Chinatown looking for a place to eat.We chose to sit at the counter to avoid the wait for a table and we happy with the choice.We had plenty of space and frankly more privacy and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ddg1003
Reviewed March 31, 2019

The reason I dined at The Crimson Diner was simply from the convenience and of being in the right location relative to where I was staying, which was the POD Hotel. Since it was on the first floor of the hotel, I thought I would...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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