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Taberna del Alabardero, Washington D.C.

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$30 - $80
CUISINES
International, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

TAPAS‏‏
Gazpacho Andaluz
Cold Tomato‏‏ Soup
$8
Ensaladilla de Atún
Tuna And Potato Salad
$10
Tortilla de Patatas
Potato Omelette
$11
Salpicon de Marisco
Seafood Salad
$16
Patatas Bravas
Fried Potatoes With Spicy Mayo
$10
Patatas con Allioli
Fried Potatoes With Allioli
$10
Boquerones en Vinagre con Aceitunas
Anchovies In Vinegar With Olives
$16
Jamón Serrano y Queso Manchego
Serrano Ham And Manchego Cheese
$19
Txistorra de Arbizu
Txistorra Sausage
$12
Calamares Fritos
Fried Calamari
$15
STARTERS
Tabla de Quesos Españoles
Spanish cheese: Idiazábal (Sheep), Mahón (Cow), Manchego (Sheep) and Murcia al Vino (Goat)
$22
Tabla de Ibéricos
Iberian pork cured meats: Loin, Chorizo and Salchichón
$21
Jamón Ibérico
Iberian Ham
$38
Ensalada Clásica Alabardero
Alabardero Classic‏‏ salad
$15
Guiso del Dia
Traditional Stew‏‏ of the day: Lentejas, Garbanzos with Spinach, Fabada Asturiana, Callos a la Madrileña or Cocido Madrileño
$18
PAELLA AND FIDEUA‏‏
Paella Valenciana
with Chicken, Lima Beans and Artichokes
$32
Paella de Verduras
with Vegetables
$28
Arroz Negro
with Squid Ink, Shrimp and Baby Squid
$34
Paella de Marisco
Seafood Paella‏‏
Paella de Langosta
with Lobster, Shrimp, Mussels and Clams
$42
Sponsored by: Taberna del Alabardero, Washington D.C.

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Authentic Spanish food
1. Authentic Spanish food
"Food that made me think about the food I used to eat at home"
asturias2905
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2. Tasty Tapas
2. Tasty Tapas
"The gazpacho, bread and tapas are all very authentic and tasty"
cstansfield
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3. Happy Hour M-F 3-7PM
3. Happy Hour M-F 3-7PM
"this place is famous for the sangria"
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

The title means Great Food in the Basque language of Northern Spain and I could not find a better one for this review. Imagine you are at the Trumps´ and they invite you for lunch; immediately you mind will see overcooked steaks and McDonald´s hamburgers...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

The menu is extensive and varied. We tried several excellent dishes. The staff, from the maître d'hôtel to the waiters, were all gracious. Finally, the Spanish/acoustic guitar music in the background was perfect: creating the right atmosphere without being too loud for conversation. We can't...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed February 8, 2020

Arrived for an early dinner on a Friday night and sampled delicious tapas with Spanish wines. Great tapas choices for us: Solomillo de Cerdo al Whiskey con Patatas, Pulpo a la Gallega, Patatas Bravas, Marinated mussels with straw potatoesA, Tabla de Quesos Españoles. Five were...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 6, 2020 via mobile

This restaurant has a lot going for it. It’s location, which is close the White House; and it’s interior, which is sparkling red like you might find in a historic castle. However, I did not leave elated. I ordered the lunch menu for $30 which...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 21, 2020 via mobile

Was so looking forward to returning to a restaurant I enjoyed in the past-hoping this was just an off night. Service was lackluster, almost awkward when we asked for recommendations. Croquettes were wonderful. Wine selection, which was recommended by waiter, was excellent. The pasta version...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 21, 2020

It's been a long time since I've give any establishment a "five". This one deserves it. Only one experience so far but it was exceptional. Three adults, business lunch among friends. Reservations, of course. Ignored the tapas and ordered three meals. All seafood. Two ordered...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

Wonderful authentic Spanish cuisine. Fabulous croquettes and paella. Nice selection of Spanish wines. Service was excellent. We were pleasantly surprised by a live flamenco performance. Apparently they only have performances occasionally so you need to check their website and plan ahead if you’re interested in...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 4, 2020 via mobile

The place is beautiful the service is excellent and the food is amazing. The grilled octopus is tender and delicious and the paellas are very good.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 24, 2019

I was in pain from my ongoing neck problem. I just wanted a place to sit down. When I entered the restaurant I was told it will open in 30 minutes. I explained my issue and the owner ushered me to a table. I was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed November 24, 2019

We celebrated our anniversary at this restaurant which was high recommended by a friend. The restaurant is nicely decorated in the classical Spanish style. We had reservation and were seated at our table within 5 minutes. Service from start to end was fantastic and received...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Dear Casey , We will have Live Flamenco next February 3rd, and February 24th at 6:30 pm. Looking forward to see you. Thanks
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