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Ancora - CLOSED

600 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2403
+1 202-333-1600
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
19 Jul 2016
“Nice Turkish place”
4 Apr 2016
“Ancora is now Campono”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
600 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2403
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

One rainy evening in June under the covered patio, we had a lovely meal. It began with some nice Turkish red wine, a tomato and garlic and feta salad and a hollowed out eggplant stuffed with rice, eggplant, cheese and garlic (served cold). We shared...More

Thank redAzleTX
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Some confusion here because the big outdoor standing sign for Ancora has not been removed, but the restaurant is now Campono (small sign Is on the building). See Campono for reviews.

Thank Minitasha
Reviewed 6 March 2016

My husband and I stopped in here before attending a ballet at thew Kennedy center and were very pleasantly surprised. The food was great - fresh and authentic. The service was fast and friendly. Prices were great. Will always use this place before any shows...More

1  Thank Muffarah M
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Ancora restaurant is closed and has been for about 2 years, which is not mentioned anywhere on the internet. When calling the listed phone number, you just get a message, saying that the voicemail is full. I only found it was closed out by calling...More

1  Thank LindaRM698
Reviewed 23 July 2015

A great location if you are looking for a pre show meal at the Kennedy Centre. The service was good and quick and the food was very good, it was the first time I had eaten a Pizza with a white sauce base and it...More

1  Thank AlanMarch
Reviewed 21 February 2015

I went here to look for something quick before walking over the Kennedy Center. Being a pescavegan, it was kind of hard, but I ended up getting the palermo (tuna) sandwich without eggs, along with a bag of chips. Aside from so many vegetables in...More

1  Thank Austin H
Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

As reviews have noted Kinkead took over an existing space and he's now closed for renovation although he has opened his informal pizza-panini-gelati place next door Campono. Menu looks intriguing and well priced but Ancora needs to reopen before Fiola Mare with its dazzling river...More

Thank DC196
Reviewed 4 May 2014

We wife and I stopped in at Ancora because we needed a fast dinner before a Kennedy Center performance. We were late and really didn't even have time for dinner. However, the service here was qjuick, so we got to eat, and enjoyed the dinner....More

1  Thank NoPegasus
Reviewed 3 April 2014

My wife and I visited Ancora during our honeymoon in September 2013 and had found this restaurant through searches online and trusty old Trip Advisor. We were certainly impressed by the food and service (and the company was pretty good too) but we did find...More

1  Thank Ryan L
Reviewed 10 February 2014

In addition to the good food, they will vallet your car for $10 for dinner and the duration of the performance - that in and of itself is enough to dine here vice at the Kennedy Center. My husband and I enjoyed our dinner at...More

Thank jennawilliams1975
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2403
    (F Street NW)
  • Public Transportation: From Foggy Bottom Metro: At the top of the escalators at the station, turn right, and right again, and proceed West through the plaza to New Hampshire Ave. Turn left (Southwest) on New Hampshire Ave. Proceed 2 blocks, crossing Virginia Ave. Ancora is located directly across from the Kennedy Center. We are also on MetroBus route 80.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-1600
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