Category Archives: Filipino

Kaliwa

Kaliwa, web site, 751 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC, 202-516-4739 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] One of the best ethnic restaurants in DC right now, and the … Continue reading

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Bad Saint

Bad Saint, web site, 3226 11th Street NW, Washington, DC, closed Tuesday, no phone. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] No reservations, get there well before 5:30 when … Continue reading

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Purple Patch

Purple Patch, web site, 3155 Mt. Pleasant Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-299-0022, weekend brunch but no lunch. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp | Don Rockwell] A consistently interesting Filipino … Continue reading

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Restaurant Eve – Filipino

Restaurant Eve, web site, 110 S. Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA, 703-706-0450 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo 1 WaPo 2 | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp | Don Rockwell | Gayot] Closed June 2018 Previous Review That’s … Continue reading

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Kababayan

Kababayan, 13840 Smoketown Road, Woodbridge, VA, Smoketown Road Shopping Center, at Smoketown Road and Minnieville Road, near Glory Days Grill, 703-580-0300 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) The Filipino version of cafeteria line dining, or so I am … Continue reading

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Fairfax Inn

Fairfax Inn, 2946 Sleepy Hollow Road, Falls Church, VA, just off Seven Corners, located in a Medical Arts Building, 703-532-0616 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) Mostly they serve burgers and the like. You have to ask for … Continue reading

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Karaoke Idol

Karaoke Idol, 7151 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA, 703-533-0024 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Falls Church News-Press] The name alone makes this one worth a try, but frankly I am terrified. Recommended by a reader is the … Continue reading

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Pampanguena Cafe

Pampanguena Cafe, 16041 Frederick Road (Route 355), Gaithersburg (technically Derwood), MD, 240-631-2210 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [City Paper | Don Rockwell | Gayot] I don’t usually include the excellent Gaithersburg in this guide (just too far … Continue reading

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Sam’s II Karaoke & Restaurant (aka Jomel Restaurant and Karaoke)

Sam’s II Karaoke & Restaurant (aka Jomel Restaurant and Karaoke), 11125 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton, MD, 301-942-0061 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | openlist] I have yet to go. The best Filipino food I’ve had in ages … Continue reading

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Manila Cafe

Manila Cafe, 7020 Commerce Street, Springfield, VA, 703-644-5825 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | City Paper | openlist | Yelp | Gayot] I find this to be the most interesting Filipino place around. The barbecued pig … Continue reading

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