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707 6th St NW Washington, DC 20001
707 6th Street NorthwestUSDistrict of ColumbiaWashington20001
$$Italian Restaurant, Brunch Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Brunch Restaurant
Dessert Restaurant
Pizza Restaurant
Today 11:30 am – 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmTuesday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmWednesday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmThursday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmFriday 11:30 am – 11:00 pmSaturday 11:30 am – 11:00 pmSunday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
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High-energy Italian restaurant known for serving inventive comfort food in industrial-chic environs.- Google
"We had brussels sprouts, brocollini and a pizza with calamari."
"Love Mike Isabella's take on classic Italian dishes."
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Jessica Rosenberg
3 months ago
Came here at a friend's recommendation. It was more informal than I expected in terms of ambiance, but overall a fine experience. We shared two pizzas - Get Him to the Greek and Casper the Friendly Ghost. Both had really nice crusts and were done well, though neither was stunning. We also each got a [canned] cider that was okay. The meal was fine, it just ended up costing $60 (incl. tax and tip). It feels like for $30 per person, one should be wowed a little more.
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Krystal Ramirez
5 months ago
I was incredibly underwhelmed by everything about Graffiato. I had heard so many great things about it, but it's really not that amazing, and I'm not even sure if I'll ever go back again. The food wasn't bad necessarily, but it just wasn't that great. Certainly not delicious enough that I would understand what all the fuss is about. The best thing I had was the Bucatini Cacio e Pepe. I also tried the Broccolini, the American Pie, and the Chocolate Budino. Again, it was all edible, but not that special. The service was mediocre -- our waiter was incredibly inattentive about bringing us water (I had to drink from my dining companion's water glass on two separate occasions), and when he did bring us water, he spilled it all over my cell phone, which was on the table. (At which point he grabbed it up and proceeded to dry it on his pants. Weird.) And last but not least, my OpenTable reservation was cancelled, even though I arrived on time and checked in with the hostess. So I didn't get my points. All in all, I was not impressed. Spend your money elsewhere.
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Joseph Hughes
5 months ago
Excellent! Great for lunch or dinner. My goto spot in DC and northern VA. The caramel gelato will not disappoint.
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Alison Curtis
9 months ago
Graffiato's happy hour is excellent for both food and drinks. The overall dinner menu is great, as well, with the best dish being, hands down, the Brussels sprouts! I was a little disappointed by the (somewhat awkward) service, and especially disappointed by the vacant vibe in the upstairs dining room. Stick to the 1st floor/bar.
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Bryant Delka
5 months ago
Our waiter jokingly started our meal by saying something like "The service here is so-so, but the food is fantastic." I'd say that's very accurate, minus the food being fantastic (it's nothing special). The pizza had an odd taste to it that I couldn't put my finger on; the potato gnocchi and dessert (chocolate budino) was fine, and I'd highly recommend splitting the gnocchi with someone if you plan on eating something else with your meal (it's a very dense dish, obviously). The waiter was very inattentive to the level of water in our glasses, and didn't seem busy to justify this. Oh, and he also spilled water on my friend's phone when he finally did fill our glasses. Not cool. Overall, I'd recommend going somewhere else, especially if you're looking for good pizza, because this place doesn't have it. Despite all of the hype I've heard about the restaurant would say, the pizza is mediocre at best. You're better off going to somewhere like Matchbox or We, The Pizza if you want delicious pizza inside the District.
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Michael LaRosa
10 months ago
It's been a while since I was last year, but I can still remember the meal! Took a client here and needed to impress - they loved it. Enjoyed the tasting menu and there is a spectacular champagne menu, not to mention red wine and prosecco on tap. I hope by now they have made their cocktail glasses larger; the little glasses they used were cute but a bit of an insult for the price we paid.
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marisela montenegro
8 months ago
You can't go wrong with a Mike Isabella's restaurant. this place has an urban feel to it. Lovely pizzas and OMG brussel sprouts. Can be a little loud and not exactly cheep, but I would say it's worth trying.
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Beth Keswani
9 months ago
This is a great date spot in Chinatown, and I've been several times. Standouts on the menu for me are: - flatbread with pepperoni sauce - the flatbread is lightly salted and always hot, and the pepperoni sauce just blows my mind. It's so good and if you like pepperoni it's a must try. - Sweet corn agniolotti - This is like pillowy fresh pasta with great flavors. It's only available in the spring/summer and is a fave! - White House pizza - black pepper honey and ricotta together is amazing, and I never would have put them together but wowza. The overall ambianice is a tad wierd - it's a mix of rock music and date night. And some of the dishes can be hit or miss. Overall though, it's delicious and I'm sure I'll be back!
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