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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Napoli Pasta Bar

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

Luciano De Crescenzo wrote dreamily about “gatto’ di patate” in Frijenno Magnanno, his anthology of Neapolitan dishes, and indeed, the potato cake at this "pasta bar" is bang on. Throw in a sweet little location on burgeoning Sherman Avenue, and it's hard not to love this neighborhood spot. Begin your meal with the aforementioned regional dish, featuring a béchamel sauce blended with potatoes and cubes of pancetta. Then move on to more gorgeous items, like the paccheri 'o rrau'-toothsome tube-shaped pasta laced with a sumptuous tomato ragù that is crowned by parmesan and basil. For a heartier dinner, try your hand at the pollo del faito, a pair of tender chicken breasts topped with cherry tomatoes, pancetta and spicy chili pepper flakes.

Distinction
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Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value

Classification
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Comfortable

Price

25 - 50 USD

Services
  • Ä New establishment in the guide
  • r Outdoor dining
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers

Napoli Pasta Bar

+1 202-588-8752
Opening hours
Dinner Tue - Sun

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