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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Lapis

  • Columbia Heights, U Street & Adams Morgan
  • 25 - 50 USD
  • Afghan
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Lapis-colored columns set against whitewashed walls set the tone for a restaurant that gleams like its namesake jewel. From the stunning Afghan rugs warming the floor to the sepia-toned heirloom photos on the walls, this place exudes warmth and charm, albeit in a highly stylish manner. Husband-and-wife owners Zubair and Shamim Popal share the fragrant cuisine of their native Afghanistan. Light and fresh without the heavy-handed spicing of other regional cuisines, this food is a delicious discovery. Split pea soup may sound basic but here it is layered with flavor. And chopawn is the real deal-this trio of grilled-to-perfection lamb chops is served with sensational cardamom-scented rice and draws you in forkful after fluffy forkful.

Distinction
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Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value

Classification
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Comfortable. Our most delightful places

Price

25 - 50 USD

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

Lapis

+1 202-299-9630
Opening hours
Lunch Sat - Sun Dinner nightly

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