Great Bars 2013: Tabard Inn
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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.

A difficult decision awaits you at this cozy inn and restaurant: Head to the bar to watch Chantal Tseng whip up elegant refreshments such as the fizzy Italo-Franco Aperitivo—with Prosecco, elderflower liqueur, Cocchi Americano, and grapefruit peel—or settle into the lodge-like lounge, with its tempting nooks, wood-beamed ceiling, and other-century aura of traveler camaraderie? On warm evenings, there’s really no choice, as it’s impossible to turn down the upstairs patio, where ivy creeps over handsome brick walls and an overhead parachute mitigates the harsher effects of the sun. Insider tip: All three of the aforementioned spots are often crowded and first come, first served. Get there early. Open daily.

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