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.
Definitely a very good burger, but far too salty and far too pricey.