Bar Pilar: Best of Breakfast and Brunch 2012
Comments () | Published October 10, 2012
Best Breakfasts 2012 Cheap Eats 2012 100 Best Restaurants (2011) Cheap Eats 2011 100 Best Restaurants 2012

Bar Pilar
Address: 1833 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202-265-1751
Neighborhood: U Street/Shaw, Logan Circle
Cuisines: Tapas/Small Plates, Modern, American, Breakfast
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Friday for dinner, Saturday and Sunday for brunch and dinner.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: U Street/African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Accepted
Best Dishes Buttermilk fried chicken; rice and beans with pickled pork; frisee salad with a fried egg; veal-sweetbread piccata.
Price Details: Small plates, $4 to $11.
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible
Happy Hour Details:
Monday-Sunday 5:00pm-7:00pm 5:00pm-6:00pm: half-price draft beers 6:00pm-7:00pm: $1 off draft beers
Happy Hour Days:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

Anthony Bourdain’s hangover cure of choice might be leftover Chinese food, a Coke, and a joint. Ours is a robust Bloody Mary and an order of bull’s-eye toast—fat slices of “Texas toast” with a poached egg in the hollowed-out middle (even better doused in hot sauce). The rest of the menu is a carb-lover’s heaven—oversize pancakes, buttermilk biscuits with melty butter and jam, and crisp skillet potatoes—served at a leisurely pace. There’s only one way to follow up a meal like this: a nap. Saturday and Sunday 11 to 4.

Subscribe to Washingtonian

Discuss this story

Feel free to leave a comment or ask a question. The Washingtonian reserves the right to remove or edit content once posted.
  • T Medina

    Bar Pilar has the BEST PANCAKES EVER!

blog comments powered by Disqus

Posted at 02:48 PM/ET, 10/10/2012 RSS | Print | Permalink | Comments () | Washingtonian.com Restaurant Reviews