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Blue Duck Tavern

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Wed, 6/26
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

SEASONAL HEALTHY FARE
20
Egg White Scramble* (Earth N Eats, PA)
Market Vegetable, Brûléed Grapefruit
22
Avocado Toast (Earth N Eats, PA)
English Pea Hummus, Marinated Cherry Tomatoes, Parmesan Sugar Snap Peas, Nigella Seeds, Sunny Egg
18
Honey-Ginger Smoked Salmon (Skuna Bay, BC)
Citrus Salad, Radish, Cucumber, Sumac Red Onion
13
Seasonal Fruit Plate
10
Natural, Low-Fat Yogurt or Nonfat Yogurt
with Seasonal Fruit
14
Sun-Dried Cranberry and Almond Granola Parfait Yogurt
Fresh Berries
CEREALS
7
Assorted Cereals
with Bananas or Fresh Berries
14
Harvest Grain Porridge
Steel-Cut Oats, Rolled Oats, Farro, Cinnamon, Banana
14
House Made Bircher Muesli
Creamed Oats with Fruits, Nuts, Honey and Yogurt
BATTERS
19
Seasonal Pancakes
Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes, Blueberry Compote
19
Roasted Coffee Waffle
Chantilly Cream, Strawberries, Vanilla
EGGS AND SPECIALTIES
All of our eggs are hand harvested from Earth N Eats, PA
19
2 Eggs Any Style* (Earth N Eats, PA)
Choice o f Breakfast Meat & Toast, Rosemary Home Fries
18
BDT Omelet* (Earth N Eats, PA)
Asparagus, Gruyère, Spinach, Spring Onion Marinated Cherry Tomatoes
22
BBQ Beef Hash* (Creekstone, KS)
Crispy Potatoes, Pickled Ramp Relish Olive Oil-Poached Sunny Egg
20
Farm House Baked Eggs* (Earth N Eats, PA)
Tomato, Roasted Vegetables, Chili, Country Toast Crouton
22
Spring Garden Benedict (Mustard's Garden, MD)
Roasted Tomato, Patty Pan Squash, Zucchini City Ham, Basil, English Muffin, Hollandaise
PASTRIES AND BREADS
4
Toast
Rye, Wheat, White, Cinnamon Raisin, Pumpernickel, Multigrain, Country Sourdough
6
Bagel
Plain, Poppy Seed, Sesame, Everything, Cinnamon Raisin with Cream Cheese
12
Pecan Sticky Buns
12
Pastry Basket
Croissant, Pain au Chocolate, Muffin
12
Trio of House Made Gluten-Free Pastries
Coffee Cake, Scone, Muffin
SIDES
11
Crispy Rosemary Home Fries
10
White Corn Cheese Grits
6
Brûléed Grapefruit
6
Naturally-Cured Smoked Bacon
6
Pork Sausage
6
Chicken Sausage
6
Smoked Ham
FRUIT AND VEGETABLE JUICE
6
Orange
6
Grapefruit
6
Apple
6
Tomato
6
Carrot
6
Pomegranate
10
Fresh-Squeezed Orange Juice
10
Daily Yogurt Smoothie
HOT BEVERAGES
10
Premium Grade Matcha
7
Freshly Brewed Coffee
10
House Made Hot Chocolate
SPECIALTY COFFEE
7
Espresso
7
Decaffeinated Espresso
7
Cappuccino
7
Café Latte
7
Café Americano
10
La Colombe Pure Black Iced Coffee
TEA SELECTION
8
Big Ben English Breakfast
8
Des Lords Earl Grey
8
Decaffeinated English Breakfast
9
Lavender Oolong Blend
8
Tropical Garden
8
Dong Ding Oolong
8
Seven Citrus Oolong
8
Dragon Well Green Tea
24
Moonlight Litchi Blossom
32
Gyokuro Green Tea
About
Blue Duck Tavern, a contemporary neighborhood restaurant, invites its guests to gather and celebrate in good taste with a menu focusing on the freshest ingredients available from local purveyors and artisans. The menu notes every farm where the main ingredient for the dish was raised before its journey to the table. Dishes are genuine, time-honored and traditional -- slow roasting in wood embers, braising, preserving and smoking techniques bring the true flavors of America's great, simple and wholesome foods to the Blue Duck Tavern. The restaurant has an elegant residential feel through the open staff pantry and kitchen, wood-burning oven and the showpiece Molteni range.
PRICE RANGE
$40 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was some of the best duck that I have ever had. When I have had duck in the past it has been very oily, however this was very savory and moist. We also had scallops that were very good. The apple pie was excellent...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Laslll
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dined at lunch. The service is good as other reviews indicate. Food took a long time to come out -- dined at lunch. Food was great but not the best. We were a group of women so I think our table location was not great...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DCIrish1
Reviewed 5 days ago

The service was fantastic. However, we are not sure why it has a Star. The special pork dish was dry and there was nothing particularly special about the duck. Scallops were delicious, and the appetizers were a healthy portion.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank triptik30
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had dinner here and two out of the three dishes we ordered were fine i.e. the scallops and the branzino but the new york steak was average. It took about 40 minutes for the main dishes to be served. The apple pie was also...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Hermes139298
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible food and great service. It’s been several years since I last dined here, and since then they earned their first Michelin Star. I can say they truly deserve it. Exceptional meal - but not stuffy. We will be back!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank dougb651
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try to go for brunch when we're in D.C.. It's just one good, solid brunch menu. Great coffee; great muffins; great beef hash. Everyone is always satisfied.

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

I took my wife to BDT for our 6 year wedding anniversary. I heard good things about their brunch but not much about their dinner. Honestly, I didn't know much about BDT other than my wife wanting to try it out. I'm glad she brought...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank phoha21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at Hyatt so ate several meals here. Lunch - tomato salad and crab cake. Crab cake was delicious. Rich but not overly oily. Salad with dressing was excellent. Breakfast many days. Pancakes with lemon/poppy seed, eggs, porridge all very good. Had their apple pie...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Judy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant. The food was superb . An extensive wine list . Service was impeccable. Highly recommend

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rita0521
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our total experience was so professional and the food, once again, exceeded our expectations. This was the 2nd graduation that we celebrated at the Chef's Table. The event coordinator could not have been more responsive and accommodating. The Chef does decide what is served in...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Clinton S
November 29, 2017|
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Response from starrenite | Reviewed this property |
Must look very nice!
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EllenandAaron
July 28, 2016|
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Response from PHWashingtonDC | Property representative |
We sincerely apologize for the delay. While the options might be limited, the chefs can prepare something based on your preferences.
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Anna S
October 27, 2015|
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Dear Anna S, We gladly welcome children of all ages and also offer a children's menu. We would also be more than happy to place an order for your daughter's cake. Please give us a call at {202} 419 6755 to confirm... More
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