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Washington, DC Dining

Experience one of the world's capital cities of unforgettable cuisine. The Washington, DC dining scene offers a gastronomic adventure that celebrates the rich cultural character of America's capital. Savor Michelin-starred cuisine, enjoy delightful sidewalk cafes, and indulge in tantalizing ethnic fare in this vibrant foodie destination. No matter what you're craving, Melrose Georgetown Hotel features one of the the most unique Washington, DC restaurants and is steps from trendy eateries.

Jardenea Wine Dinner Series | October 27, 2016

Executive Chef Erazo welcomes Duckhorn Vineyards, Napa Valley for our Five Course Wine Dinner Series,
Jardenea Restaurant & Lounge, 6PM to 8PM 

COURSE ONE | Cherry Wood Smoked Duck Plank
  • rosemary focaccia, garlic & herb gournay cheese, roasted gala apples, cippolini oinions
COURSE TWO | Duck Confit Tartlet
  • wild mushroom duxelle, vol au vent, duck fat hollandaise
COURSE THREE | Juniper Spiced Duck Breast
  • bloomed white organic quinoa, black mission figs, spiced walnuts, wild flower honey
  • champagne sorbet, berry consume
COURSE FOUR | Duck Tortellini
  • hand crafted tortellini, fresh english peas, poached quail egg, smoked bacon, garlic cream sauce
COURSE FIVE | Foie Gras Panna Cotta
  • amarena cherries, crushed pistachio
Five Course Wine Pairing Menu | $135 per person
*reservations required

Farm-to-Fork Georgetown Restaurant | Jardenea Restaurant and "The Lounge"

Experience creative "farm-to-fork" cuisine at Jardenea, located in the glamorously chic and art inspired Melrose Georgetown Hotel. At Jardenea, eating is an art form, and Executive Chef Nelson Erazo creates globally influenced cuisine made from the freshest organic and local ingredients. Our menus change with what's growing in season and reflect regional flavors. Even our name, Jardenea, from the French word for "garden", personifies freshness.
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Designed with a cool color palate, clean lines, bold patterns and dramatic artwork, Jardenea presents an inventive and intimate environment. With a communal table, fresh herb centerpieces and vintage plates, the dining room decor evokes a rustic modern feel. Glass-top and hardwood linen-less table tops support our environmental commitment, and our seasonal outdoor patio offers a natural, sky-lit ambiance.
Meet friends in the chic ambiance of "The Lounge" for artisan cocktails. The bartenders at "The Lounge" are passionate about the art of mixing cocktails, understanding that each libation is a work of art. Our handcrafted cocktail menu includes the Fresh Squeeze and Washington Ale, while martinis include the Spicy Politician and Mango Basilio. Enjoy the seasonal wine list and a bar menu of salads, sharing plates and cheese boards.

The Lounge 5-5-5 Happy Hour

Jardenea Lounge offers $5 appetizers, $5 cocktails and $5 valet parking
Happy Hour:  5PM - 7PM | | Monday - Thursday & Sunday

Lounge & Patio Wednesday
Enjoy Happy Hour on the patio or in The Lounge from 5PM to 7PM
Each week, The Lounge will feature an Absolute Moscow Mule (four favors of Mandarin, Peach, Ruby Grapefruit and Pear). In addition, enjoy "Pooch Patio" each Wednesday during the Happy Hour where man's best friend is welcome to the Patio.  *Drinking water, discounts & milk bones will be given out as treats for dogs.

Melrose Cafe
Convenient and delicious option for our travelers "on-the-go"
Serves continental breakfast and features a full Cappuccino & Espresso Bar
Open Daily from 6:30 am - 11:00 am

Restaurant & Lounge Parking
  • One (1) hour | $19.00
  • Beyond One (1) Hour | $29.00
  • 5-5-5 Happy Hour, 5PM - 7PM | $5.00  (after Happy Hour - $15.00)
At Jardenea, the local farm is the beginning of the food we serve. This philosophy has inspired artisan chefs like Executive Chef Nelson Erazo to inspire awareness of how fresh foods bring health and well-being to your life and insure we leave the land for the next generation. Our chefs have a deep affinity for farm fresh products that minimize our carbon footprint. We only source products from sustainable farms, fisheries, foragers and artisans that believe in our vision.

Jardenea Hours 

  • Breakfast | 6:30 am-11:00 am, 7 days a week
  • Lunch | 11:30 am-2:00 pm, 7 days a week
  • Dinner | 5:00 pm-10:00 pm, 7 days a week

"The Lounge" Hours 

  • Bar | 5:00 pm -11:30 pm, 7 days a week 
  • Lounge Menu | 11:30 am -5:00 pm, 7 days a week 

Washington, DC Restaurants Nearby

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  • La Chaumiere

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  • La Perla

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  • Prime Rib

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