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Central Michel Richard


1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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Central Michel Richard


(??.? miles from you)

1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
United States


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Why You Should Go...

The modern American bistro with a French twist is ideally situated at the corner of 11th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Named for its “central” downtown location, Central is just steps away from the National

Winner of the country’s highest culinary honor, a James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant in the U.S., Central Michel Richard holds a coveted 3-star rating from The Washington Post, was voted one of Washingtonian magazine’s Top 10 restaurants and regularly receives top ratings in online restaurant guides. The menu, spearheaded by Executive Chef David Deshaies, showcases shareable starters, sumptuous appetizers, unique entrees and prix fixe and a la carte Sunday brunch menus.

 “I love American food, and I’m French,” the late Michel Richard said about the inspiration behind Central, “so I make great French fries!” Expect an ambiance of lively, casual sophistication with a je ne sais quoi that only Central can provide. 

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Why You Should Go...

The modern American bistro with a French twist is ideally situated at the corner of 11th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Named for its “central” downtown location, Central is just steps away from the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, Verizon Center, and downtown theaters. 

Winner of the country’s highest culinary honor, a James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant in the U.S., Central Michel Richard holds a coveted 3-star rating from The Washington Post, was voted one of Washingtonian magazine’s Top 10 restaurants and regularly receives top ratings in online restaurant guides. The menu, spearheaded by Executive Chef David Deshaies, showcases shareable starters, sumptuous appetizers, unique entrees and prix fixe and a la carte Sunday brunch menus.

 “I love American food, and I’m French,” the late Michel Richard said about the inspiration behind Central, “so I make great French fries!” Expect an ambiance of lively, casual sophistication with a je ne sais quoi that only Central can provide. 

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Cost: Less than $75

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Parking: Street, Valet

Available: Private Tour, Restaurant, Bar, Patio Dining, Multilingual Staff

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Serving lunch Monday through Friday 11:30am-2:30pm.

Serving dinner Monday-Thursday, 5pm-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 5pm-10:30pm

Serving Brunch on Sundays from 11:00am-2:30pm.

The Bar/Lounge is open Monday through Friday 11:30am-10:30pm, Saturday 5-10:30pm, and Sunday 11-2:30pm.

Voted “Best Brunch for Visitors” by The Bitches Who Brunch

Holiday celebrations at Central are lively and delicious affairs.

Visit Central’s Facebook and Twitter for upcoming Easter, Mother’s Day, Graduations and other special goings-on.

Valet Parking $10 available 5pm-close Monday - Saturday

Fun Facts

French-born chef Michel Richard designed his “American” bistro with images of the Statue of Liberty seen throughout. Central’s decor plays on the architectural details of Lady Liberty — a visual nod to  France’s iconic gift to the United States.

Michel’s Fried Chicken, and the Central Burger are regular recipients of “Best of” award lists nation-wide.

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Why You Should Go...

The modern American bistro with a French twist is ideally situated at the corner of 11th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Named for its “central” downtown location, Central is just steps away from the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, Verizon Center, and downtown theaters. 

Winner of the country’s highest culinary honor, a James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant in the U.S., Central Michel Richard holds a coveted 3-star rating from The Washington Post, was voted one of Washingtonian magazine’s Top 10 restaurants and regularly receives top ratings in online restaurant guides. The menu, spearheaded by Executive Chef David Deshaies, showcases shareable starters, sumptuous appetizers, unique entrees and prix fixe and a la carte Sunday brunch menus.

 “I love American food, and I’m French,” the late Michel Richard said about the inspiration behind Central, “so I make great French fries!” Expect an ambiance of lively, casual sophistication with a je ne sais quoi that only Central can provide. 

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Cost: Less than $75

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Parking: Street, Valet

Available: Private Tour, Restaurant, Bar, Patio Dining, Multilingual Staff

Extra Fun

Insider Info

Serving lunch Monday through Friday 11:30am-2:30pm.

Serving dinner Monday-Thursday, 5pm-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 5pm-10:30pm

Serving Brunch on Sundays from 11:00am-2:30pm.

The Bar/Lounge is open Monday through Friday 11:30am-10:30pm, Saturday 5-10:30pm, and Sunday 11-2:30pm.

Voted “Best Brunch for Visitors” by The Bitches Who Brunch

Holiday celebrations at Central are lively and delicious affairs.

Visit Central’s Facebook and Twitter for upcoming Easter, Mother’s Day, Graduations and other special goings-on.

Valet Parking $10 available 5pm-close Monday - Saturday

Fun Facts

French-born chef Michel Richard designed his “American” bistro with images of the Statue of Liberty seen throughout. Central’s decor plays on the architectural details of Lady Liberty — a visual nod to  France’s iconic gift to the United States.

Michel’s Fried Chicken, and the Central Burger are regular recipients of “Best of” award lists nation-wide.

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