Great Bars 2011: Tabard Inn
Reviewed By Thomas Head
Comments () | Published February 7, 2011
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Tabard Inn
Address: 1739 N St., NW, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-833-2668
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle, Downtown
Cuisines: Modern
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: Farragut North, Dupont Circle
Price Range: Expensive
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes A rusticky, garlicky pork terrine; ribbony house-made pastas tossed in a rotating crop of seasonally driven sauces; caramelized diver scallops; lemon tart with house-made vanilla ice cream.
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly
Happy Hour Details:
Wednesdays and Thursdays: Special cocktails.

You’d be hard pressed to find a cozier spot on a chilly evening. The lounge here feels like the wood-paneled library of a well-worn private club, with dim lighting, a crackling fire, and antique sofas. It’s the kind of place that makes you want to sip a glass of sherry, but bartender Chantal Tseng’s craft cocktails, such as the hot mulled cider with spiced rum, are worth trying. The light fare—miniature duck sandwiches, mushroom quesadillas—is good, too. Sunday nights, there’s live jazz.

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