Cafe Citron
A happy hour crowd favorite for mojitos and dancing.
Comments () | Published October 10, 2006
Cafe Citron
Address: 1343 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-530-8844
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle, Downtown
Cuisines: South American, Nuevo Latino, Mexican, Caribbean
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Thursday 11 AM to 2 AM, Friday and Saturday 11 AM to 3 AM. Closed Sunday.
Nearby Metro Stops: Dupont Circle
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Rowdy
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Fried plantains; Bolivian potato cake; mojitos.

From March 2004 Dirt Cheap Eats

Pull up a zebra-print-covered bench or lounge on low, red couches while sipping a $4 mojito, apple martini, or tropical rum lemonade at this Latin American bistro. "Happy-hour tasters" include a $5.95 Bolivian potato cake stuffed with beef, cheese, and spices, and $4 fried plantains.

Don't plan on quiet conversation. The loud Latin music makes you want to get up and dance, so some patrons do. The downstairs lounge, with its red mirrored walls, is lit by candles and hanging lanterns. You can also get happy-hour prices in the upstairs bar, where there's a flamenco show at 8:30 on Mondays.

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