MICHELIN Guide 2019


  • Penn Quarter & Chinatown
  • 25 - 50 USD
  • French
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Truth be told, Convivial excels in all areas. It scores major points for its location, anchoring the base of City Market at O in the up-and-coming Shaw neighborhood; ranks high on style with its clean, rustic-modern aesthetic; and boasts service so downright relaxed, the servers wear jeans and sneakers. But the real reason customers keep coming back to this energetic hot spot is most certainly for the food: bold and playful takes on the tried-and-true that are made for sharing. Popular with young professionals, families and academics from nearby Howard University, this whimsical new-meets-old menu marries French and American cuisine. Think garlicky, deep-fried escargots in a blanket, fried chicken coq au vin or Chesapeake blue catfish bouillabaisse.


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


Quite comfortable


25 - 50 USD

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


+1 202-525-2870
Opening hours
Lunch Sat - Sun Dinner nightly

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