100 Very Best Restaurants: #81 – Lapis

About Lapis

cuisines
Afghan
Location(s)
1847 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009

The Popal family’s Afghan restaurant is a rare gem where the candlelit setting is enchanting, the spiced cocktails delicious, and the menu interesting and vegetarian-friendly. Start with savory pastries and tender dumplings. Heartier winners include eggplant with yogurt; qabili palowwith lamb; and grilled lamb chops. We’re also fans of brunch, especially in patio weather. Moderate.

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