Oyamel Cocina Mexicana

(202) 628-1005 | View Website

401 7th St NW, Washington, DC | Directions   20004

38.894810 -77.021716

Open Hours

Sun-Mon 11:30am-10pm

Tue-Thu 11:30am-11:30pm

Fri-Sat 11:30am-12am

 
Restaurants, Mexican, $$$  more

Tags: Bar Scene, Brunch, Chef's Table, Date Spot, Happy Hour, Local Favorite, Notable Chef, Online Reservations, Romantic Dining, Theater District Dining

Payment Methods: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Dress Code: Dressy Casual

Parking: Pay Garage, Pay Lot, Street Meters

Neighborhoods: Northwest Washington, Downtown, Northwest

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Oyamel Cocina Mexicana
Menu
Ceviche De Peto, Coctel De Camaron Y Jaiba, Ceviche De Peje-Sol, Ceviche “Tradicional”, Ceviche De Atun Pacífico, Gaspacho Estilo Morelia, Ensalada De Aguacate Y Remolacha, Ensalada De Alex-Cesar Cardini, Ensalada De Aguacate Y Remolacha, Ensalada De Elote Y Esparragos... more

Reviews for Oyamel Cocina Mexicana

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

The Margaritas Alone Are Worth It – Be careful when dining at Oyamel - the food is very good, so you might be tempted to keep ordering. Before you know it, you'll have raked up $100 in tacos alone. But go here anyways; it's a great happy hour spot with the deals they offer (half price tacos and margaritas, drinks on sale). Lunch or dinner is equally excellent - they offer free chips and salsa, but the guacamole is worth the price (they make it in front of you). Try their ceviches, all of which are light and fresh. I also like Oyamel for brunch - they offer many of their usual dishes that you can find for lunch or dinner, but add an array of more breakfast-like dishes as well (i.e. huevos rancheros).

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Amazing upscale Mexican Food – On the first day of my new job, my boss and a few co-workers too me out to Oyamel to celebrate my new position. I had never been to the restaurant and was curious to see what it had to offer. After just one visit Oyamel now ranks in my top 5 favorite places to eat in D.C. Their small plate menu allows much to explore and their creative choices have you wanting to try many new dishes. I have yet to try their grasshopper tacos, but enjoy their homemade guacamole and other delectable dishes. RUN, do not Walk to Oyamel to try their upscale Mexican menu in a sophisticated restaurant.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago
Recommends
over a year ago

Citysearch Editorial Review – In the signature style of celebrity chef José Andrés, Oyamel--his Penn Quarter Mexican eatery--is a full sensory experience, with an interior canopied by copper Monarch butterflies and steeped in the carnival colors of Día de los Muertos. The menu balances the whimsical decor with a serious cocktail selection of hard-hitting but tasty margaritas, traditional Mexican ponche, and fine tequilas as well as non-alcoholic agua frescas. The food options follow Andrés' tapas tradition; there is a wide variety of small-plated meat, fish and veggie dishes to share, and an assortment of corn-tortilla tacos are perfect for those who want something more substantial. The biggest star of the menu, however, is the made-at-your-table guacamole; with Serrano chile, green tomatillo and queso fresco cheese, it's always a popular item with the basket of fresh tortilla chips. (Photo by Powers and Crewe Photography)

 

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