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Tabaq Bistro - CLOSED

1336 U St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4445
+1 202-265-0965
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good45%
  • Average29%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
28 Mar 2014
“Beautiful view delicious tapas”
21 Jul 2013
“The rooftop can be very hot in the summer.. Make sure you sit by the air conditioner”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Spanish, Greek
$$ - $$$
1336 U St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4445
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Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

On a visit to dc we looked for something different got dinner. Tabaq had excellent food and great service all in a rooftop atmosphere. We enjoyed exotic tapas and some delicious drinks. We got there around sunset which was gorgeous. get there before dark to...More

Thank jeter1124
Reviewed 22 July 2013 via mobile

The hummus, scallops, and shrimp are AMAZING!! If you choose to eat on the rooftop when it's warm outside, make sure you sit in the very back by the air conditioners!!

Thank Tiara M
Reviewed 5 July 2013

So I decided on this place for the 4th of July because I had family in town and it had a great view of the washington monument and captial building (ala fireworks). 1. Summer is hot, their glass room has airconditioners but the ceiling is...More

Thank Melmel79
Reviewed 27 May 2013

First visit was only for drinks. We ordered sangrias, and they literally have the fruit and the sangria separate (they add when ordered). Second tiime we went for brunch. I ordered the Eggs Casserole. The casserole had not been baked, and the plate was packed...More

Thank gargost
Reviewed 24 February 2013 via mobile

The food is good and the space is unique. Here are my suggestions: 1. A 9PM reservation should mean that the patron is seated at or very shortly after 9PM 2. Brighten the lighting a touch 3. Turn down the volume of music 4. Don't...More

Thank xristinaMD
Reviewed 14 February 2013

There are a lot of restaurant options in the U Street neighborhood, and living there, I've tried them all. Tabaq is the spot I return to most frequently for brunch. Although the rooftop "green house" room could use a touch-up, the view is unbeatable, and...More

Thank asdavis
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Loved the roof top. One of the best roof top views in the city. Happy hour specials were pretty good. The food was average if not below average - I was surprised. The service was very good. Overall, I had great time and would probably...More

Thank Nads82
Reviewed 23 September 2012

We went on a Saturday not for dinner. Overall, a really bad experience. Here is why: - tables are very small, we were stacking tapas plates - it is extremely dark. I has to use my phone light just to see the menu -it was...More

Thank R2BVA
Reviewed 21 August 2012

This is a typical U Street Restaurant; trendy (at least when it first opened), happy hour hang out, rooftop dining room with a great view and retractable roof. Decent food (Mezze), above decent wine list and mixers. If you go and can't get a rooftop...More

Thank Jadorevelo
Reviewed 20 August 2012

I went to Tabaq last week with bunch of my friends, and man was it busy. We had a reservation on the rooftop, and we were afraid that we might not make it on time but they still held on to our reservation after 15...More

Thank Fawad A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1336 U St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4445
    (14 & U)
  • Public Transportation: 5 min walking distance to Metro Rail U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Station on the GREEN Line.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > U Street Corridor
  • Neighbourhood: U Street Corridor
  • Phone Number: +1 202-265-0965
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