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I decided to venture out to Cleveland Park on a particularly dull night to see if I could uncover a tasty establishment to lift my spirits. Although I arrived close to 10, the restaurant was still packed with hungry customers and with more coming through the door.  Seeing the guests pile in was what sold […]


Cleveland Park has been traditionally known as a laid-back part of town that caters to locals and others looking to find venues with no dress code or any discernible sense of fashion. How else could you explain how one area could accommodate two venues like Ireland’s Four Provinces and Nanny O’Briens within walking distance. That […]

Atomic Billiards

Atomic Billiards is a pool hall located at 3427 Connecticut Ave. in Cleveland Park. Cost – $ Service – B Most of the places in Cleveland Park cater to a neighborhood crowd and subsequently tend to have pretty friendly people working behind the bar and on the floor. Atomic Billiards is no exception, having friendly […]

Yanni’s Greek Taverna

Yanni’s Greek Taverna is a restaurant and bar located at 3500 Connecticut Ave. in Cleveland Park. I live in the Van Ness / Tenleytown section of DC so Yanni’s has been a favorite of mine for a while now. It fulfills several needs for me: for one, I sometimes have a craving for saganaki and […]

Irelands Four Provinces

Ireland’s Four Provinces is a pub located in Cleveland Park at 3412 Connecticut Ave. Cost – $$ Service – B Ireland’s Four Provinces, also referred to as the ‘4 P’s’, is a neighborhood place that has pretty friendly servers and bartenders. If memory serves, they have doormen that work on the weekends who are also […]

Vace Italian Deli

The majority of restaurant reviews on DC City Blog focus on hot new places that open up in the area – places worth our time and effort to write about.  Every so often however, there comes a takeout place that is so good it becomes DC City Blog-worthy. Vace is an Italian Deli and Pizzeria […]

Aroma Company

The Aroma Company is a small bar/club located at 3417 Connecticut Ave. in Cleveland Park. Cost – $$ Service – B Aroma is a neighborhood place that doesn’t get ridiculous so you don’t have to deal with cranky bar tenders. At the same time it can sometimes be a struggle to get a drink. Particularly […]

Nam-Viet Pho 79

I happen to live near Cleveland Park so whenever I get that MSG-infused hankering for pho I normally hike straight down to Nam-Viet.  Nam-Viet is actually a chain of Vietnamese restaurants located in Arlington, Alexandria and Cleveland Park and on Sundays I’ve heard the Arlington location is one of the busiest restaurants in the city. […]