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“Excellent Choice Conference Group”
Review of Petits Plats

Petits Plats
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Ranked #131 of 3,533 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$35
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
Cross street: Calvert St. and Woodley Rd.
Transit: across from red line metro stop (Woodley Park-Zoo-Adams Morgan)
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The restaurant may be small and the seating was a bit tight in the room reserved for our group of 40 - 45, but the food was excellent. From the special menu available to our group, I chose the wild mushroom ravioli, beef tenderloin with potato puree and vegetables, and the assorted mini desserts. Terrific cocktail canapés started the meal off. All but 1 at our table of 11 cleaned their plates; my neighbor felt the lasagna with ratatouille was a bit heavy on vegetables and light on pasta sheets. The waitstaff made sure the glasses of water and wine were alway filled. The restaurant is a block away from the Marriott Wardman Park, our conference hotel.

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Thank makalu
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

You might never know it from the entrance, but this place is a neighborhood gem and well worth your time to dine here. It is small and quaint so try to get a table by the wall or the corner for privacy. The food is simply magnificent and our service staff was friendly and helpful. We were in town for a conference at a nearby large hotel, and we were seeking out good neighborhood restaurants we could reach on foot and this one was perfect! Has the feel of a historic home with parlor type dining space and fabulous French food! There are many upscale dining spots in DC but the more unassuming Petits Plats is so worth your time for the quality of food!

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Thank Portofinokc
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We love French cuisine and drop in at Petits Plats several times a year. The service is terrific and the food memorable. Highly recommend the escargot, any fish dish, and the beef bourguignon. On my recent visit, I tried the bouillabaisse (not always on the menu). It was wonderful! Always good, always a treat, staff always treat you well. Will always be back.

Thank johnnO5740SS
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I've staying at the Wardman for 10 years each May and this is the first time here. Shame on me! We had a business group for dinner and it was wonderful. The food was delightful and the service was great.
Little shop with a big taste.

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Title says it all
Good food is a nice setting
Hanger steaks were delicious
Beet and endive salad was great

We will be definitely be back

Thank AGoodCupofJoe
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