Poca Madre

4.8
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474 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Mexican

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Poca Madre is an upscale Mexican restaurant by Chef Victor Albisu, offering a refined contemporary dining experience in the heart of the nation's capital. Open for dinner, seven days a week, Poca Madre’s menu takes a refined look at Mexican dining with sumptuous dishes like sweetbreads Veracruz, pato al pastor and sablefish with plantain maduro miso.

The restaurant is located in DC’s Chinatown at 777 I (EYE) Street NW, with the main entrance in the breezeway between I and K Streets. Designed by Swatchroom, the 70-seat interior is accented with colors of deep green and black, complimented with gold and bronze accents. An outdoor lounge available for enjoyment in the warmer months.

Albisu also owns Taco Bamba, a Mexican street food-inspired takeout counter with a location in DC next to Poca Madre as well as locations in Falls Church, Vienna and Springfield, VA.

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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.8
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4.6
Ambience
4.3
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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Dinner here exceeded expectations! Each dish was creative, tasty, and well-presented. Service was great too and the beverage director even came by to say hello. The food is super good!

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RyanR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

One of the best meals I've had that I can remember. Every meal that was part of the tasting menu was expertly crafted and delicious. I would definitely recommend that anyone who lives in or is visiting DC to check it out, you won't be disappointed.

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NICKIN
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Greta food! Everything was authentically unique but also pays homage to Mexican flavors but in an elevated way! Definitely and must and we’re already ready to come back for the taco flight!

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vipAllTheTacos
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went for the chefs tasting menu and were totally blown away. Every dish was better than the last so we loved trying what felt like everything on the menu. We will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review