Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Le Diplomate (Washington, DC)

1601 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Le Diplomate is a fairly posh French restaurant in downtown DC. It looks exactly as Americans think/want French restaurants to look like. It serves a typical French menu, but with a specialty of oysters.

As their Hamburger Americaine ($17) makes many lists of top burgers in DC, my friend JC and I came here to try it. It is a double patty with onion, pickles, sauce, on a huge, quite fresh, brioche bun. Overall very tasty, but extremely salty. The French Fries were shoestring fries, tasty, but also very salty. The mayo was quite bad.

VERDICT: 87/100
Definitely a very good burger, but far too salty and far too pricey.

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