MICHELIN Guide 2019

BlackSalt

  • 4883 MacArthur Blvd., Washington, D.C.
  • 25 - 49.99 USD
  • Seafood
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Fried, wood-grilled, simmered, steamed or raw. No, it’s not a line from Forrest Gump. As long as it swims, you can have it any way you want it at BlackSalt. It’s all fish, all the time at this market-cum-restaurant in Palisades. There is a lively, bistro vibe here, where the bar is made for a cocktail and a platter of freshly shucked oysters; while private booths appeal to a sophisticated, mature crowd. The concise menu trawls coast to continent for inspiration, with dishes such as fried Ipswich clams and fish tacos to Provençal stew. Bigeye tuna tartare is silky; and potato-crusted skate wing is topped with a fragrant brown butter-mustard vinaigrette. Hit the market on the way out for gourmet items to stock the pantry and soups to fill the freezer.

Distinction

The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal

Classification
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Quite comfortable

Price

25 - 49.99 USD

Services
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers
  • ˆ Brunch

BlackSalt

+1 202-342-9101
Opening hours
Lunch & dinner daily

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