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“Delicious food and great service”
Review of Ambar Capitol Hill

Ambar Capitol Hill
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Ranked #5 of 3,482 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Eastern European
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Private Dining, Reservations
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Description: We proudly invite our guests at Ambar to enjoy the first Dining without Limits Experience in the United States. This unique concept allows diners to savour over 40 dishes and to reorder their favorites without limitations. Ambar embraces everyone with a warm, friendly atmosphere replicating the at home experience. While we may be thousands of miles from the Balkans, with Ambar our fabled, ENDLESS hospitality is ever present. Our new dining approach transforms the traditional experience of ordering an appetizer and entree per person, to gathering around the table for a feast. Our guests enjoy authentic dishes within different categories, like grilled meats and seafood, slow-cooked fare, authentic spreads, baked flatbreads, and pies. Everyone who visits us is welcome to explore 40 unique dishes and the indigenous Balkan premium wines, as well as an expansive collection of traditional brandy called rakia. ZIVELI & WELCOME TO A NEW WAY OF DINING WHERE QUALITY MEETS EXPERIENCE AND VALUE
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Visited this restaurant because of the tripadvisor ranking and was not disappointed. My friend and I tried the mushroom crepe, mushroom flatbread, spicy crab dip, and the white flatbread. It was all great! Favorite of what we tried was the white flatbread. SO good!

Date of visit: July 2016
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Sanja S, Guest Relations Manager at Ambar Capitol Hill, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2016

Hi,

Thanks for the lovely review! :)

We’re glad you loved our flatbread and hopefully we’ll see you again soon to try the rest of our menu.

Best regards,
Sanja S

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Reviewed July 10, 2016

This place is nice...it's fine. It is most definitely not #1 in DC, that's crazy. It's tapas. The prices are low. It was about 8-10 per plate. Try it out, but it isn't a MUST DO!

Date of visit: July 2016
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Sanja S, Guest Relations Manager at Ambar Capitol Hill, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2016

Hello,

Thank you so much for leaving a review based on your experience with us.

We’re glad you loved our food and restaurant in general, but it is okay for you to think we don’t deserve to be #1 on TripAdvisor. We think you might not have experienced our true Balkan hospitality for some reason. We would love to welcome you once again to our restaurant and try to defend our #1 status. :)

We hope we’ll have the pleasure of seeing you again soon.

Best regards,
Sanja S

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Reviewed July 10, 2016

Great food and service in a hip, chic atmosphere. Thanks to our server Stefan for a explaining all the small plates and ethnic delights. Cheers!

Date of visit: July 2016
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Thank DanEsq
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Sanja S, Guest Relations Manager at Ambar Capitol Hill, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2016

Hello,

Thank you very much for the review.

We’re thrilled to have had you as our guest and we look forward seeing you again!

Best regards,
Sanja S

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Reviewed July 10, 2016

We've visited this restaurant for the all you can eat brunch over the Fourth of July weekend. The small plates menu is unique as it features Balkan cuisine and is excellent. Service was friendly and prompt. We especially loved the cherry mimosas and the fried bread with spreads.

The decor is warm and rooftop bar is especially lovely making this restaurant a good choice any time of day.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Thank sstutz
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Sanja S, Guest Relations Manager at Ambar Capitol Hill, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2016

Hi,

Thank you very much for this wonderful review. We’re glad you enjoyed your time at Ambar and we’d love to see you again soon! :)

Best regards,
Sanja S

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Reviewed July 8, 2016

Visited Washington DC in 3/2016. Wanted to try this restaurant as it has great reviews and it serves Serbian food. As a Serbian, I thought I could judge the food quality. Went with a friend who was to try Serbian food for the first time. We had an amazing time. The food was delicious and inventive. The servers were very friendly and accommodating. The place itself modern and sharp; and it was filled. LOVED it. Would highly recommend to anyone.

Date of visit: March 2016
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Thank Gorica M
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Sanja S, Guest Relations Manager at Ambar Capitol Hill, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2016

Hi,

Thank you very much for the kind words, we enjoyed reading what you had to say about your experience with us. :)

We’re looking forward to seeing you again.

Best regards,

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