1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036 Just Above Dupont Circle Q St. Metro Exit  

Cafe Dinner Menu
This Week's Current Dinner Specials


Pasta


Butternut Squash Ravioli 17
roasted butternut squash & goat cheese ravioli ٠ browned butter ٠ basil
sun-dried tomato ٠ parmesan ٠ lemon ٠ pumpkin seeds
Corte Giara Pinot Grigio It 7.50/29

Crab Cake Pasta 19 - A Café Specialty
Café jumbo lump crab cake - pan-seared in butter ٠ roasted corn ٠ tomato
sweet peppers ٠ scallions ٠ Old Bay cream
Fess Parker Riesling ca 8.50/33
Espirito Rosé Pt 9/35

Fettuccine New Orleans 19
shrimp (3) ٠ julienne chicken ٠ andouille sausage
Cajun spices & sweet cream

Peanut Shrimp w/Asian Noodle Stir-Fry 18
Peanut Chicken w/Asian Noodle Stir-Fry 16
shrimp (4) sautéed w/fresh garlic, ginger,veggies & organic mushrooms
peanut glaze ٠ fresh noodles

Meat


French-Cut Hanging Tenderloin 19
Café trimmed ‘butcher’s cut’ - served rare ٠ caramelized onions
herb - roasted red potatoes
Rock & Vine Cabernet Sauvignon Ca 9/35

Gary’s Jamaican Curried Goat 18
fresh shoulder & leg goat meat - Café braised ٠ scotch bonnet pepper
Jamaican ‘gungo peas & rice’
Allagash Belgian White Ale ME 6.50

Grilled BBQ Rib Platter 19
St. Louis style pork ribs ٠ baby back pork loin ribs - slow-smoked
fresh corn ٠ mac ‘n cheese
DC Brau ‘Public’ Pale Ale DC 7

Sea

Asian Roast Salmon*19
Loch Duart fresh salmon filet ٠ soy-glaze ٠ roasted in the oven
Japanese seaweed salads ٠ fresh avocado, edamame ٠ soba noodle
Franciscan Chardonnay Ca 10/39

Low Country Shrimp & Rice Grits* 19
pan-seared gulf shrimp ٠ organic Louisiana rice grits ٠ andouille sausage
spiked tomato gravy

Smothered Bayou Catfish 17
fresh farm-raised catfish filet coated w/Cajun spices & corn flakes - pan – fried
Cajun-spiced cream w/shrimp, sausage & chicken

Café Taqueria
Café kimchi, fresh cilantro, onion, Sriracha crème fraiche
on grilled corn tortillas; topped w/pico de gallo
guacamole; sour cream, salsa
market greens; Cafe ‘dirty’ rice & beans
(black beans, sausage, bacon, garlic, onion, red pepper, scallion)
Port City ‘Downright’ Pilsner VA 7

Grilled Fresh Fish 18
fresh market fish ٠ fired on the grill

Café-Smoked Pork 17
Café slow-smoked pork

Grilled Jerk Chicken 15
chicken brushed w/Jamaican jerk marinade

Jumbo Lump Crab Quesadilla 17
fresh jumbo lump crabmeat or shrimp
hand made corn tortilla ٠ queso fresco
Chicken or Veggie Quesadilla 15

Cafe Faves & Sandwiches*

Jumbo Lump Crab Cake 19
pan-seared in butter
potato, arugula & blue cheese salad

Grilled Buffalo Cheeseburger 16
coarse ground grass-fed buffalo
applewood bacon ٠ aged cheddar ٠ avocado
tomato ٠ caramelized onion

Grilled Lamb Burger* 15
fresh coarse-ground Pennsylvania lamb
brushed w/evoo infused w/fresh herbs & sea salt

Hanger Steak Sandwich 17
grilled trimmed ‘butcher’s cut’ - served rare
caramelized onions ٠ herb-roasted red potatoes

Smoked Pork Cubano 15
Café slow-smoked pork shoulder
aged gouda ٠ aioli ٠prosciutto ٠ pickled jalapeños

Dinner Salads

Sushi Tuna & Avocado Salad 19
fresh sushi-grade tuna - pan-seared rare ٠ soy, wasabi & honey vinaigrette
fresh avocado ٠ edamame ٠ soba noodle salad

Crab, Tomato & Avocado Salad 19
jumbo lump crab cake ٠ heritage tomato ٠ red onion ٠ greens

Kale, Farro, & Quinoa Caesar 15
chopped Lacinato kale ٠ organic farro & quinoa ٠ fresh avocado
roasted root veggies ٠ egg ٠ Café blue cheese dressing

Café Whole Grain & Veggie Platter* 17
organic quinoa & farro risotto salads ٠ braised greens ٠ fresh corn
pan-roasted root veggie hash ٠ mushroom crostini
With…
Today’s Catch 21 • Grilled Shrimp (5) 18
Grilled Hanger Steak 19 • Jumbo Lump Crab Cake 19
Grilled Chicken Breast 17•Grilled Portobello Mushroom 17


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