MICHELIN Guide 2020


  • 1604 7th St. NW, Washington, 20001
  • 25 - 49 USD • Lao
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MICHELIN Guide 2020


  • 1604 7th St. NW, Washington
  • 25 - 49 USD • Lao
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

The family behind Thip Kao has branched out with this unapologetically authentic restaurant, where funky, fresh, and fragrant is the order of the day. You won't find a meandering menu, and dishes are often swapped for specials, but you'll be rewarded with food that is prepared with care. Start with sakoo yadsai, tapioca-flour dumplings stuffed with salted-radish pork bits and topped with rings of pickled, fiery hot chili peppers. Jaew kapii elevates the standard crudité platter with its velvety, fermented shrimp dipping sauce; while the khao jee, with its thick slices of milk bread brushed in duck fat and paired with a small bowl of Maggi-cured egg yolk, then topped with crumbled chicken skin, is a deconstructed version of the Laotian street food fave.

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  • = Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value
  • ò Comfortable

Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • 4 Notable cocktail list
  • r Outdoor dining
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers


Opening hours
Closed: Monday lunch, Tuesday, Wednesday-Sunday lunch

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