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



This Week's Dinner Menu & Specials

Baked ½ Lobster w/Crabmeat 21
½ New England lobster stuffed w/jumbo lump crabmeat
Chesapeake succotash - pan-roasted root veggie hash - grilled fresh asparagus
Peak Organic ‘Fresh Cut’ Pilsner me 7.50

Chesapeake Stuffed Rockfish* 21
wild local Maryland rockfish filet - jumbo lump crabmeat
Chesapeake succotash - seasonal greens - root veggie hash
Gloria Ferrer Chardonnay ca 10/39

Soft Shell Crab Sandwich* 19
first of the season whale on the shell, pan–seared in butter - grilled buttered bun
grilled fresh corn - potato, arugula & blue cheese salad - Old Bay remoulade
Evolution ‘Lot #3’ IPA md 7.50

Mediterranean Seafood Salad 19
fresh jumbo lump crabmeat - grilled shrimp & octopus
chilled Arborio rice - shaved fennel - haricot vert - plum tomato - lemon - chive oil
Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc/Viognier ca 10/39

Oven-Roasted Fresh Branzino* 21
stuffed w/whole fresh herbs & garlic
braised seasonal greens - roasted herbed new potatoes
Colomé Torrontes arg 9/35

Lobster & Corn w/Calamaretti Pasta 18
Café-pulled fresh lobster meat poached in sweet cream
aged white cheddar - fresh shaved corn - sweet red pepper - shallots - scallions
Pacific Rim Riesling wa 8.50/33

Pasta
Butternut Squash Ravioli 17
roasted butternut squash & goat cheese ravioli - browned butter - basil
sun-dried tomato - parmesan - lemon - pumpkin seeds
Santa Marina Pinot Grigio it 7.50/29

Crab Cake Pasta 19 - A Café Specialty
Café jumbo lump crab cake - pan-seared in butter - roasted corn - tomato
sweet peppers - scallions - Old Bay cream
Pacific Rim Riesling wa 8.50/33

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

Meat
French-Cut Hanging Tenderloin 19
Café trimmed ‘butcher’s cut’ - served rare - 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 - scotch bonnet pepper
Jamaican ‘gungo peas & rice’
Allagash Belgian White Ale me 6.50

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

Chicken Pot Pie 16
Café slow roasted chicken – pulled from the bone - root veggies
in a ramekin topped w/a pastry crust

Café Whole Grain & Veggie Platter* 17
organic quinoa & farro risotto salads - braised greens - fresh corn
pan-roasted root veggie hash - mushroom crostini


Sea
Asian Roast Salmon*19
Loch Duart fresh salmon filet - soy-glaze - roasted in the oven
Japanese seaweed salads - fresh avocado, edamame - soba noodle

Low Country Shrimp & Rice Grits* 19
pan-seared gulf shrimp - organic Louisiana rice grits - 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
two grilled corn tortillas - Café kimchi - cilantro - onion
Sriracha crème fraiche - pico de gallo - queso fresco
guacamole - sour cream - Café salsa - black bean summer salad

Grilled Fresh Fish 18
fresh market fish - 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 - queso fresco
Chicken or Veggie Quesadilla 15


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

Smoked Trout & Cucumber Sandwich* 15
smoked rainbow trout - sliced cucumber - fresh avocado - red onion
pea shoots - yogurt mint raita - potato, arugula & blue cheese salad

Grilled Buffalo Cheeseburger 16
coarse ground grass-fed buffalo
applewood bacon - aged cheddar - avocado
tomato - 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 - herb-roasted red potatoes

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


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

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

Kale & Quinoa Caesar 15
chopped kale - organic quinoa - fresh avocado
roasted root veggies - egg - Café blue cheese dressing

With…
Today’s Catch 21 - Grilled Shrimp (5) 18
Grilled Hanger Steak 19 - Jumbo Lump Crab Cake 19
Grilled Chicken Breast 18 - Organic Mushrooms 17


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