Outstanding customer service, outstanding food. Wear something fancy. We told a corduroy joke and the waitress didn't get it, but in all honestly the joke wasn't all that good.
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You know how "nice" is a general term for mostly good and fine but not great or special? That was my impression of Corduroy. After hearing so much praise over the years, I finally went. The good parts are the serene environment - easy to...More
Delicious food. Interesting menu. Expensive wine list. The waiter was very knowledgeable and friendly without being intrusive.
Ate here for dinner a rainy May evening and had a truly exceptional meal. Love the building, love the ambiance, love the food. I had scallops over grits which was an evening special, perhaps the best scallops I've ever had anywhere. The salad I had...More
Nothing wowed me. Went alone and was seated in the lonely person's /or romantic couple's table, a 2-top built into the wall. Felt a little on display. Food was not at all remarkable. For the price I would not go back. Service was nice enough.
The menu is small, but most varied, service is attentive and impeccable, and prices most reasonable for such a fine restaurant. I had LePuy lentil soup as a first course, my husband had the carpaccio: we tasted each other's choice, and all we could say...More
This was the first time we've had dinner in Corduroy after so many years. The ambiance is still lovely and the noise level low enough to have a conversation. The food is good but not spectacular; the red wine list pretty pricey. Service was good;...More
Others on TripAdvisor have commented that Corduroy is in the top ten restaurants in DC: it surely is in our top ten! Service is excellent and the ambience tranquil. The food is excellent and reasonably priced. Seafood is very fresh. Good cocktails and beer selection...More
Friends in town on a Friday evening and I was able to snag a last minute reservation at Corduroy. We all agreed that it was a very enjoyable meal -- in food preparation and in service and atmosphere. Service is professional but not stuffy, attentive...More
Six hungry people entered. Six supremely satisfied people left. Everyone ordered a different starter and main. The word of the evening was mmmmmmm; easily spelled, but not so easily achieved. The setting is charming. The service was polished, poised, and friendly. The wine list is...More