Central Michel Richard

Row 1

1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 10th St. NW)
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 626-0015
American, French
$ $
Mon–Thu: 11:30 AM–10:30 PM Fri: 11:30 AM–11:00 PM Sat: 5:00 PM–11:00 PM Sun: 11:00 AM–2:30 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • During the day, deals are made over bacon cheeseburgers and the best corned-beef sandwiches in town. Ties are loosened at night, and cocktails keep a crowd around the bar.
  • Best bets: lobster and tuna burgers in addition to the beef standard. The fried chicken is also incredible.
  • The ribs are TO DIE FOR!
  • Try the Napoleon
  • Get the gougeres and the steak tartare.
  • Get the fried chicken!
  • "French powerhouse chef Michel Richard has set up camp Downtown with this semi-casual bistro offering up Franco-American spin-offs like fried chicken, bacon-and-onion tart." -Fodors on TripExpert
  • Gotta go back and try the rest of the menu!
  • do yourself a favor and order what might be the best plate of fresh oysters in the city.
  • Try the fried chicken - A refined, balanced and very tasty plate of Fried Chicken. #recommend
  • All the desserts are divine!
  • The lobster burger and the fried chicken are the two standout menu items here. So why not come back twice and try both?
  • Make reservations... Seriously, make reservations.
  • The lobster burger is an absolute must!
  • Solid burger and excellent cheese puffs.
  • The lobster burger is totally over rated.
  • Gourmet sliders are fabulous!
  • Do yourself a favor and stuff your face with the fried chicken and chocolate bar. Then sing a song of deliciousness.
  • Skip the 48 hour short rib (really tough, say that's how they should be...) Go with Steak Au Poivre or Tuna Burger. Desserts are unreal, especially sorbets.
  • Fried chicken...nuff said!