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Floriana Mercury Grill

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1602 17th St., Washington DC, DC 20036 (Q Street)
+1 202-667-5937
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17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The food is great. The wait staff is perfect (bartender wasn't friendly though). The place looks like it is in desperate need of renovations. Saw a rat run into the basement bar which is where the kitchen is.

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Thank F T
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

If the executive chef, Chad, could clone himself, we would all be eating like kings. This place rocks my taste buds. Dito is a wonderful bartender, and they have a great wine selection, but the food here is not to be missed. If you're on a budget, come on a Wednesday or Sunday when they have half-priced bottles of wine.

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Thank Brent W
Narrowsburg, New York
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

A bartender recommended this place. Sort of reminded me of a house in New Orleans. The food was good, the prices fair, and our waiter was wonderful. Centrally located, I would definitely go back next time I'm in town.

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Thank Dan J
Warrenton, Virginia, USA
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145 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I searched for romantic Italian restaurants in DC and found Florina. We could not have been more pleased. Made reservation the morning of and had great outdoor dining experience. The service was suburb. We had the calamari, beet salad, seafood risotto and shrimp on black noodles. Great wine list to boot. Will definitely be back.

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Thank Kelly B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Great outdoor seating; 1/2 price wine 2 nights; changing menu, but lots of salads and pasta dishes. When they have 1/2 chicken, ribs, fresh fish, order those. Interesting dipping sauce with bread.

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Thank sherngaio
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

Floriana rarely fails to deliver a solid dining experience. It's a neighborhood favorite rather than a fine dining experience, and is unpretentious and friendly.

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Thank John W
San Francisco, California
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110 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

We met friends from out of town who were staying nearby for our first visit to Floriana. We all agreed that it definitely won't be our last! All dishes - from the spicy calamari appetizer to our entrees - were perfectly prepared. Between the four of us we had the Gnocchi, the Scottish Salmon, the Sea Scallops, and the Pork... More 

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Thank DCBoomer
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

I will make this one quick because there's not as much to say: - What's good: location and good outside space. They also have a decent wine selection and half price wine on Tuesday. - Average: service. No complains, but not necessarily impressive. - The bad: food. I have given this place several tries, but the food does not deliver.... More 

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Thank MyTravelJournal1
Seattle Area
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2014

This restaurant had been recommended by staff at another restaurant. Very nice atmosphere and courteous wait staff. We were expecting a great meal after we had been served the delicious apps that three of us shared (myself, wife, daughter). Then things plunged. When we ordered we very specifically specified how the different entries should be cooked. Rare to medium rare.... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

Not so cheap but great decor and very good food , steak cooked to perfection with a good selection of sauces . The staff are well presented and efficient .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1602 17th St., Washington DC, DC 20036
    (Q Street)
  • Public Transportation: DC Metro-Red Line-Dupont Circle (Q Street exit)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-667-5937

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?