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MICHELIN Guide 2020

Kaliwa

  • 751 Wharf St. SW, Washington, D.C., 20024, United States
  • 25 - 50 USD • Asian
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MICHELIN Guide 2020

Kaliwa

  • 751 Wharf St. SW, Washington, D.C., 20024, United States
  • 25 - 50 USD • Asian
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

If a trip to Thailand or the Philippines doesn't happen to fit your budget, a dinner at Kaliwa is in order. Tucked inside the District Wharf, it's not a consolation prize—it's a true feast about as delicious as can be imagined. Chef Cathal Armstrong’s authentic and delicious Korean, Filipino, or Thai cooking is blessed with serious flavor. A classic pancit is elevated with crisp, sweet spring peas, spaghetti-like ribbons of carrots, crunchy chicharrónes, and a tangle of tender noodles. Thai items like pad tua faak yaow and kaeng daeng don’t just bring the spice, but also showcase each complex ingredient in perfect, sublime harmony. The Chef’s Progressive Menu is only a few extra dollars and well-worth the whirlwind tour of delectable dishes.

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  • = Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value
  • ó Quite comfortable

Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • ˆ Brunch
  • f Car park
  • 4 Notable cocktail list
  • a Wheelchair accessible
  • W Notable beer list
  • r Outdoor dining
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers
  • { Private dining rooms
  • K Valet parking

Information

+1 202-516-4739
Opening hours
Open lunch & dinner daily

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