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- 98%Family Travelers
- 66%Art & Design Lovers
Member Reviews (2)
- Park TavernJan 05, 2014
Newly opened Park Tavern is DC's latest homage to sustainable and eco-friendly. Modern design and casual, the restaurant is located in a (drumroll please) park that is next to an ice skating rink in the winter and 'water park' in the summer. Menu is straight forward pizza, sandwiches, and main dishes like meatloaf, spinach and boudin stuffed chicken, gnocchi with squash, and a range of salads, using local, sustainable ingredients when possible, at average DC prices. Bar is a good size and well stocked. Service was accommodating and friendly. Best stop in a neighborhood that does not have a lot of options and is developing. Also worth checking out as a destination if you feel like grabbing brunch and letting you inner Peggy Flemming or Oksana Baiul cut loose. Two blocks from the Green metro line.
- Park TavernMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 8First to ReviewSep 14, 2013
If you're in the Navy Yard-Ballpark neighborhood, just south of Capitol Hill along the Anacostia River and home of Nationals Stadium, Park Tavern, situated in Canal Park, is a good bet. It offers seasonal, farm-to-table American fare in an eco-friendly restaurant (LEED certified) at reasonable prices. The outdoor seating in the middle of the park, surrounded by foliage, fountains and a peaceful atmosphere, make it a great spot for a business lunch, brunch or casual dinner.
On my last visit, I had a large group to entertain in my neighborhood with kids in the mix. The adults were able to catch up over good food and conversation, while the children were entertained by the park's fountains and open, grass spaces. The staff put up with all of our chaos with a smile and was attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. While limited to small plates, salads, flat breads (pizzas), split breads (sandwiches), other light fare and desserts, there are plenty of vegetarian and other options to keep everyone happy. It also has an amply stocked bar with a good selection of wines, beers (in bottle and on tap), spirits and specialty drinks. On my most recent visit, I had an arugula salad followed by the grilled pear and blue cheese flat bread, accompanied by a Spanish Albarino--perfect for a summer evening in Washington.
For those of you familiar with Washington's restaurant scene, Park Tavern was opened earlier this year by the owners of Lola's and other Barracks Row restaurants on Capitol Hill. For more information, visit www.parktaverndc.com.