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Russia House

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Wed, 1/23
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner


Russian, Eastern European
Dinner, Late Night


Seared Squab "Waldorf"
Roasted organic squab breast atop a salad of celery root, gala apples & butter lettuce
Moscow Borsch
A rich russian style beet soup with oxtail, brisket, caraway and sour-cream
Russia House Salad
Mesclun greens, red onions, beets and creamy goat cheese served with a mustard vinaigrette
Short-Rib Stuffed Baby Peppers
Braised kobe short-rib with spiced rice & parsley stuffed into sweet baby bell peppers with hollandaise
Salmon & Caviar
Pan-roasted black pearl organic salmon, house-cured salmon and sevruga caviar with a light vodka cream sauce
Seared Blue Fin Tuna
Hawaiian blue fin tuna with crispy beef tongue pickled plums and "romaine"
Pillows of veal and pork, marsala cream & seasonal forrest mushrooms
Russian baked dumpling stuffed with potato, salt pork, caramelized onion and smoked duck breast
Elk & Cherry Sausage
In-house wild elk sausage served with mostarda cherries and kubotcha squash
Russia House's Meat Platter
House made porchetta, crispy blood sausage and house duck salami served with home made pickles, green tomato relish & house mustard
Chicken Kiev
All natural chicken breast stuffed with butter & tarragon, lightly fried served with a classic hollandaise and tarragon foam, seasonal veggies and whipped potatoes
Beef Stroganoff
Beef tenderloin, mushrooms and root vegetables in a red wine cream served with potato puree
Kobe Duo
Grilled gold grade kobe steak with traditional kobe stuffed "monti", sauteed spinach walnuts & lemon *this dish contains nuts*
Pan Seared Duck Breast
Spiced duck breast pan-seared to temperature, duck confit blini, plums & local cabbage with a duck glace
Local Line-Caught Arctic Char
Pan-roasted arctic char with lightly fried green tomatoes, braised winter kale and house-smoked ham
Carolina heirloom pork marinated in a traditional russian style, rice pilaf, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, dill & spiced honey
Rabbit & Dumplings
Braised rabbit leg stuffed with fois gras, rabbit & parmesan sausage, heirloom carrots and cipollini onions
Pan-Roasted Wild Elk
New zealand elk wrapped in pancetta and pan-roasted to temperature, served with truffled cauliflower & parsley puree
Zapechionaya Baranina
A pan roasted colorado "tomahawk" lamb chop, hearth cooked "bob", lamb confit & red dandelion greens
Vareniki & Cauliflower
Perogis stuffed with potato, leeks and cheese served with black truffles, cauliflower buerre noisette and pomegranate spiced honey
Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee
Fresh Fruit & Sweet Cheese Blinis
Chocolate Mousse Cake
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I made our dinner reservation based off of Trip Advisor reviews thinking it sounded most interesting. When we walked in, I was thinking I had made a mistake based on initial appearances as the place looks a bit tired & worn however were the four...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank chneff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner at Russia House -- it had been on our list since we had passed it a number of times and had traveled to Eastern Europe and Russia. The interior was dark and old. We were seated in a small room on the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vulturecap
Reviewed December 17, 2018

We went to DC for a weekend and tried the Russia House restaurant. Started off with the Caviar Sampler and the Vodka sampler with a Boar Sausage appetizer. I have to say it was ok but not spectacular. This is simple russian food. I have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 552RichH
Reviewed November 16, 2018

I stopped by two nights ago for a quick bite and respite from the cold. Several friends had told me I had to try the mushroom cocotte (sounds French, not Russian). They were right. Oh my goodness. Here's what the menu says is in it:...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank trulyglobal
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was walking distance from our hotel. It was a very quiet atmosphere which had been hard to find all week during our visit. I had the beef stroganoff and it was delicious. It was a little pricey but the food was good as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 628stanl
Reviewed September 24, 2018

You will not believe the vodka list. Excellent choices not just from Russia. Superb Caspian caviar. And multiple mules, not just Moscow. Boar sausage to die for. Great duck breast, cooked to order, lightly sauced, earthy mushrooms and root vegetables. Classic shashlik. Salmon kulebiaka out...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Bill A
Reviewed September 9, 2018

My husband and I enjoyed a really nice, intimate meal on a rainy Saturday night. My husband ordered the vodka sampler and it was really fun to try different vodkas from around the world. I didn't think I would be able to tell a difference,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Kia W
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I had passed by the Russia House during previous visits to DC, so I decided to try it. The service was quick and attentive, and the food was delicious. I had the Stroganoff, and it was excellent. They also feature their vodkas and caviar selections....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Bob_Kathryn_Travis
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Great choice for ethnic cuisine! Unbelievable vodka selection, and one of the few places in DC that does caviar properly.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank The_Original_NJM
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This is one of our “go to” restaurants every time we are in DC. Wednesday is “Wine Wednesday” for half price wines. Daniela is our favorite server and she is excellent. The Duck Two Ways is exceptional and the breast meat is melt in your...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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There are sample menus on their website russiahouselounge I remember when I ate there, the dinner menu was larger than this and also they offered what is listed as the Sunday menu on the web site even though it was a... More
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