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“Best Dim sum around! ”

The Source by Wolfgang Puck
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Ranked #154 of 3,706 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$50
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Good for: Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
Cross street: 6th Street
Transit: Metro to Archives/ Navy Memorial
Description: Located in Washington D.C., The Source by Wolfgang Puck is the museum’s signature dining experience and features innovative Asian cuisine, paired with unmatched hospitality and service. The sleek and contemporary restaurant is spread out over three distinct levels. Dining experiences include a casual and convivial bar & lounge area, an elegant main dining room and a subterranean private dining room. The modern design boasts floor-to-ceiling windows that line the restaurant and a two-story glass wine wall that holds more than 2,000 bottles of the restaurant’s impressive collection. The bar and lounge area offers approachable dining in a casual setting with an array of small plates and Happy Hour Specials. The second-floor dining room is a fine-dining experience where servers will guide you through a menu with contemporary interpretations of Asian dishes and create a culinary experience just for you.
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Truth be told I go whenever I am in D.C. On a Saturday, the only day for the all dim sum menu. Top quality, inventive and a great value. Great for celebrations too!

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were there on election night. We stayed in the downstairs bar and had good beers and food.
There were only 1-2 other tables at any given time and a couple of folks at the bar. The service was very good until the waitress began watching the election results rather than our table. We had appetizers and started with Noodles with XO sauce and they were delicious. I would say the best noodles I've ever eaten in the U.S. Next we had pork Bao. It too was delicious with the Source's take on a traditional Bao. The dumplings were a surprise. I wrongly assumed they would be similar to pot stickers, instead they were small (as in a dime/nickel diameter). They were tasty, but so small that it certainly was not a mouth feel. Lastly, we had the fried rice and it was delicious with each small cube of pork coated with a delicious sauce and an oozy egg to coat the rice, meat and peas..
It's a bit on the pricy side, but the flavors are exciting. The beers were also good. If you're going for somewhere special, then go and have fun.

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

So if it's 10 pm, can't get the regular menu, but the bar menu works just fine...lots of tasty options and a variety of flavorful finds.

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Thank PlatinumHoney
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The food was an absolute disappointment! Not at all what I would expect from Wolfgang Puck. I took the tuna tartar which felt out of date, The grilled fish had no flavor and was served in an undersized plate so they had to break to whole fish to fit it - which looked like an eel, I bet it was not fresh but defrosted. After that had to give the dessert a chance so I ordered the almond pana cota which had a very bad taxture and was way to sweet! Couldn't finish any of the dishes. The cocktail was very good and the service was great but, honestly the food was unexeptable.

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We ended up going there as it was a convenient intermediate meeting point. The food was simply outstanding as was the service. It was a real pleasure to eat there. The menu seemed limited, but everything we ordered was outstanding, The Drunken Thai Noodles were divine.

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Thank FrankCa
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