MICHELIN Guide United States

Obelisk

  • 2029 P St. NW, Washington, 20036, United States
  • 80 - 95 USD • Italian
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MICHELIN Guide United States

Obelisk

  • 2029 P St. NW, Washington, 20036, United States
  • 80 - 95 USD • Italian
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Obelisk attracts a surprisingly young, casual crowd for a spot that has been serving a fixed five-course menu five nights a week since 1987. It's likely due to the restaurant’s warm, neighborhood feel. The light and seasonal Italian cooking begins with a bang, as an assortment of fantastic antipasti is quickly ushered to the table: perhaps creamy burrata imported from Lazio or a hot croquette filled with melting cheese. Dishes are never fussy and are presented simply, with honest flavors and purposeful ingredients. Entrées might include a dorade with a cracker-crisp sear, served with nutty romesco sauce and green chickpeas. All breads and desserts are made in-house.Don't expect to dash in; the full experience is worth the two to three hours to enjoy.

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Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted
  • E Non-smoking restaurant

Information

+1 202-872-1180
Opening hours
Closed: Monday, lunch: Tuesday-Saturday, Sunday

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