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Restaurant Nora

2132 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1925
+1 202-462-5143
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (24 reviews)
“beet salad” (12 reviews)
“tasting menu” (13 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2132 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1925
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1 - 10 of 418 reviews

Reviewed 26 June 2017

Nice cozy atmosphere with top unlit you dishes. We had the cod and ribeye steak both well prepared and delicious. The peach pie desert was outstanding . Did the price fix menu which given the quality of the dishes was the way to go.

Thank JJONyc
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Talk about getting by on reputation with no substance. We should have walked out as soon as the Manhattan straight up came with shaved ice discernible in the glass and the drink tasted like watered-down vermouth. But we stayed. Sent back the drink and instead...More

Thank LSG47
Reviewed 20 June 2017

After hearing this neighborhood gem was closing at the end of this month, I had to visit. I ordered the roasted beets as a starter (amazing) and the scallops for dinner (perfectly cooked and very filling). I encourage anyone who has not tried this spot...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

There are some times when even a revered long-standing restaurant needs to either turn a new page or just plainly close the book. Nora has in my view well exhausted its good credit and the good old formulas that made up its reputation are just...More

Thank Ocalas
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Was back in DC for the weekend, and made a reservation at a favorite spot. Unfortunately, I learned that Restaurant Nora is closing. This is truly DC's loss. Consistently a very pleasurable dining experience. The food selection had great variety is always deliciously prepared! Service...More

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Unfamiliar with the reputation of the restaurant, our party decided upon it as it was close to the hotel where we were staying. Though it was a week night, it was quite full, but we were given a table immediately. The decor was stylish and...More

Thank Bertie33
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Having just been to dinner at Nora for the second time in years, the things I noticed were the quality of food, the service and the memories of each plate didn't change from the first time, close to ten years ago. The atmosphere is very...More

Thank jglsongs
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant advertises that it is 100% organic. The food choices looked decent and the food was pretty average. If you like Diet Coke you won't be able to order it here as they only have organic sodas.

Thank Trav124fun
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We held my daughter's graduation dinner in the Garden Room and were delighted. Planning was made very easy - lots of good advice, and very accommodating to our needs. Wide menu to choose from. Food was superb, staff very attentive, and room itself is lovely,...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Why would somewhere so delicious close in June. Beet salad to die for. Gnocchi was superlative. Duck was ok. Wines were fantastic. Wow!!

Thank Urbanfarmgrl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 45
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2132 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1925
    (R Street, N.W.)
  • Public Transportation: Nearest Metro: Dupont Circle North (Red Line)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-462-5143
  • E-mail
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