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“This is a must stop!!”
Review of Cafe Ole

Cafe Ole
Ranked #1,097 of 3,298 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $18 - $18
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
Reviewed December 30, 2011

We had the hot sampler and Lebanese celebration....everything was bursting with flavor and served fast. It was reasonable with portions bigger than you can eat. The only draw back was that you had to order at the counter. The servers drop off the food and flip the tables. You really must check this p

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Reviewed December 20, 2011

This place is so delicious. I have been there a bunch of times over the years. It is a simple setting with outside patio when weather is suitable. The owners are really hand on and almost always there. They have the best Baba Ganoosh I have had in my life and the owner makes the best homemade brownies. Sometimes they have Sultan's Stew on the menu which is so great. Also Chicken Z Provencal is amazing. The entire staff are welcoming, helpful, and professional. Oh wait...and they have pita chips I think they make themselves and they are soooooo good!!

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Reviewed October 31, 2011

I have always eaten very well on my numerous visits to Cafe Ole over the past few years. Their Mediterranean small plates are very varied and consistently good. Several excellent homemade soups are available every day, and the staff is very friendly. Finally, it is inexpensive, a great value for the money. Overall, it is just what you want in a neighborhood restaurant.

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Reviewed September 15, 2011

Cafe Ole is truly a delightful place to meet up with friends for a happy of drinks and snacks, or a full meal. September and October are beautiful in Washington so guests can sit outside and enjoy the change of seasons. It's in a quieter part of town -- nice walkability and it's near the Tenley Town Metro. ENJOY

PS: The grilled squid was the best small plate I've ever had -- enough left over for lunch! And did I mention the baba ghanoush? Ooh la, la

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Reviewed July 4, 2011

Cafe Ole is consistently good, reasonably priced, with attentive but not overbearing service. If the weather's nice or even not so great, there's a partially covered/partially open brick patio area for dining outside. (On a crowded Friday or Saturday night, the indoor seating can feel a bit cramped.) A few favorite dishes: Tel Aviv nachos, black bean soup (great on a cold night), gazpacho (great on a hot summer day), the Z Provencal chicken and the Mediterranean lamb sliders. There are plenty of good choices for vegetarians, too.

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