Mike already told you the guidelines you should use to decide where to dine during DC Restaurant Week, and here is the rest of the information you need to make your decision, the actual menus. We'll keep updating this every few days, so check back often to find updates.
Restaurants Extending Restaurant Week
Dino - August 1 through September 13
Il Mulino - August 1 through August 31
Nage Bistro - August 17th to September 6th
Ici Urban Bistro - August 21 through September 1
2941 - August 3 through August 28
701 Restaurant - August 24 through September 6th
Art and Soul - August 24 through September 6th
Mio - Entire month of August
Occidental - August 24th through September 6th
Cafe Atlantico - August 24th through September 6th
Cedar Restaurant - August 24st through September 6th.
Co Co. Sala - August 24th through September 2nd
Darlington House - August 24th through September 6th
Grillfish DC - August 24th through September 13th
The Heights - August 24th through September 6th
Juniper Restaurant - August 24th through September 6th
Logan Tavern - August 24th through September 13th
Mie n Yu - August 24th through September 7th
PS 7's - August 24th through September 5th
SEI Restaurant - All of August
Summer 2009 Menus
Dino - Reservations - Dinner Only
Offering 3 courses from their full menu August 1 through September 13 for $35.09 plus a free splash of house infused grappa or lemoncello & complementary crostini to start. There will be a few upcharges on the menu. Dino will also be offering Wine Madness: all wines $50+ are 33% off every night! Free corkage on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. During the actual DC Restaurant Week, Dino will not be offering Menu della Sera, Free Corkage or the Happy Hour discount August 24 - September 6 but they will they will offer all their regular discounts for the rest of the promotion.
Yaku - Reservations - Dinner Only
During the month of August enjoy a special four course summer menu (click for menu) at YAKU. Choose one item from each section and with the main course a glass of red or white wine. Available seven nights a week after 7pm beginning Monday, August 3rd.
Mortons - Dinner Only (Except for the Downtown DC location which is serving lunch)
Downtown - Reservations
Arlington - Reservations
Georgetown - Reservations
Tyson's Corner - Reservations
Morton’s Salad or Caesar Salad
Morton’s Prime Burger with choice of Swiss, Crumbled Blue or Cheddar; Crisp Bacon, Sautéed Mushrooms or Onions
Double Chocolate Mousse
Morton’s Salad or Caesar Salad
Single Cut Filet Mignon, Broiled Salmon Fillet, or Chicken Christopher
Double Chocolate Mousse or Creme Brulee
Nage Bistro - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner
Extending Restaurant Week from August 17th to September 6th.
chilled avocado-cucumber soup with lime supreme, soybean and cucumber salad
stuffed squash blossoms with pecorino cheese mousse, patty pan squash, pinenuts and orange vinegar
olive-oil poached head on shrimp with orange compote, celery, fennel and olives
lobster mac n’ cheese
sweet pea dumplings with miso-carrot puree, almonds, snow peas and cilantro
summertime seafood a la Nage with half a lobster, littleneck clams, mussels, shrimp, chorizo, soybeans, potato, corn, tarragon and summer wheat beer.
lemon goat cheesecake with a pecan crust and blueberry coulis
tangy frozen yogurt with heirloom cherry tomatoes, basil, balsamic and candied pine nuts.
Restaurant 3 - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner
Ici Urban Bistro - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner
Chilled English peas soup with wasabi caviar cream
Prosciutto and melon salad with port wine dressing
Amish chicken breast with corn puree, tarragon and Kalamata olives jus
Shrimps and tomatoes penne pasta with lemon zest and cayenne pepper
Duo of mini desserts
Homemade bouillabaisse with saffron aioli and extra virgin oil
Beef tartar with truffle mayonnaise, capers and pommes allumettes
Seared halibut with mango, wilted arugula and veal jus
Duck confit with garlic mashed potatoes and balsamic and star anise reduction
Vanilla crème brulee
Duo of sorbet
2941 - Reservations - Lunch Only
Offering Restaurant Week 2 different menus for lunch only. The menu will change half way through the month.
Chef Geoff's, Chef Geoff's Downtown, Chef Geoff's Tysons, and Lia's - Lunch and Dinner
New Mexico Ave - Reservations
Downtown - Reservations
Lia's - Reservations
Tyson's - Reservations
The Chef Geoff's restaurants offer their full menu during DC Restaurant Week. See all of their menus at the Chef Geoff's web site.
701 Restaurant - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner
Extending DC Restaurant Week, however, offering a special menu in addition to their normal menus. Check their web site under "Events" then click on "Restaurant Week".
BlackSalt - Reservations - Lunch Only
Blacksalt is another one of my favorite places to eat. Even though they are only participating for lunch, it is worth a visit. Their DC Restaurant Week lunch menu is available on their web site.
Bangkok Joe's - Lunch and Dinner
We've uploaded their menu to our own web site since it's not on their's. You can find it here.
Willow - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner
Willow's Restaurant Week menus are on their web site but hard to find and we can't link directly to them unfortunately. On the right bottom, click on "RESTAURANT WEEK SUMMER 2009 MENU & DATES".
Mio - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner
Interestingly enough, Mio is not actually listed on the official DC Restaurant Week web site. However, their web site and emails say that they are offering a different menu every week for the entire month of August. Check out their web site under Menus for the latest week's menu.
Volt - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner Lunch Only
Another restaurant not on the official DC Restaurant Week web site. Volt is participating for Lunch and Dinnerlunch only. We have posted their menu here on DC Foodies.
Occidental - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner
Occidental is extending Restaurant Week through the 5th of September. Their menus are not on their web site, so we have posted it to DC Foodies.
Cafe Atlantico - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner
Extending DC Restaurant Week through September 6th. Offering special 3 course menus in addition to their normal menu. Check out their web site for more details.
Chima Brazilian Steakhouse - Dinner Only
Including their complete salad bar, meat service, and also all the side dishes that servers bring to your table (mashed potatoes, cheese bread, fried bananas, fried polenta, and meat croquettes). Check out their menus on their web site.
City Club of Washington
Decided they are not participating DC Restaurant Week.
Fontaine Caffe and Creperie - Lunch and Dinner
Menu is now on their web site
Geranio - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner
First course: Choice of potato leak soup, Cesar salad, or field green salad
Second course: Choice of linguini with mushrooms and veal; warm mushroom risotto with English peas, Parmesan cheese and truffle oil; or roasted pork chop with polenta and spinach
Third course: tiramisu, tartan, and a selection of ice creams and sorbets.
First course: Choice of same items as lunch, plusyellow tomato with goat cheese and arugula, or fried calamari
Second course: Choice of panacotta with tuna, fettucini with smoked chicken, linguini with mushrooms and veal; or warm mushroom risotto with English peas, Parmesan cheese and truffle oil;
Third course: Choice of roasted pork chop with polenta and spinach; Atlantic salmon with mashed potatoes; Baked confit of duck; or roasted chicken with risotto and mushrooms
Fourth course: Choice of tiramisu, tartan, and a selection of ice creams and sorbets.
JR's Stockyards Inn - Lunch and Dinner
Lunch and Dinner menu
The Liberty Tavern - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner
For lunch and dinner, Liberty Tavern is offering any 3 courses from their full menu. For dinner you also get a $5 coupon towards your next visit.
Logan Tavern - Lunch and Dinner
Extending Restaurant Week an extra 2 weeks until Sept 13. See their menus here.
Napa 1015 - Dinner Only
Nick's Riverside Grill - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner
Lunch and Dinner Menu
1st Course: cup of gazpacho or summer berry salad
2nd Course: grilled salmon, rack of ribs, sauteed shrimp over angel hair or flank steak
3rd Course: chocolate cake or strawberry shortcake
SEI Restaurant - Reservations - Lunch and Dinner
Extending restaurant week the entire month of August
Tosca - Reservations - Dinner Only
Tosca offers their full menu for Restaurant Week.