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H Street Festival Preview: Nando’s

15 Sep
Interior of Nando's on H Street

Interior of Nando’s on H Street

Nando’s (411 H Street, NE) will be serving its full menu during H Street Festival and will also have a table outside on H Street where they will be handing out samples of their wings.

A Look Inside Nando’s on H Street

23 Feb
Second Floor of Nando's on H Street

Second Floor of Nando’s on H Street

Nando’s (4th and H Streets, NE) is opening this Saturday after a complete renovation of the two store fronts that it took over.  We’ve been watching the construction with excitement over the past few months, and it is finally complete.  Earlier today, Nando’s sent over some pictures of the newly constructed space.  The space has been completely transformed from its previous state before Nando’s signed its lease for the space (it was considered blighted at the time).  Take a look inside–it is an amazing transformation!

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Update: Nando’s Opening Next Saturday (Feb 27) on H Street

19 Feb
Construction Signage at Nando's on H Street Several Weeks Ago

Construction Signage at Nando’s on H Street Several Weeks Ago

We just received an email that Nando’s (4th and H Street, NE) will have its grand opening next Saturday (the same day as the streetcar, February 27th) on H Street.  All of the proceeds from the opening weekend will go towards H Street’s Atlas Performing Arts Center and several members of DC United will be at the grand opening.  Nando’s had originally planned to open in January, but, as is common with many restaurant openings in the District, ran into delays.

Nando’s Grand Opening on H Street February 13-14

29 Jan
Exterior of Nando's on H Street

Exterior of Nando’s on H Street

Nando’s (411 H Street) will be opening up on Saturday February 13th for the first time.  The weekend of the 13-14 they will be throwing an official housewarming event where all proceeds will go to the Atlas Performing Arts Center on H Street.  You can RSVP to attend by clicking here.

H Street’s Horizon: What’s Coming Soon (Winter 2016)

20 Jan

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Last fall, we looked at the new restaurants and bars that were coming to H Street.  Over the past year, several new restaurants have opened up, so we will now take an updated look at restaurants that have opened, ones that have made construction progress, and new restaurant concepts that have been announced recently.  For each of these categories we list the establishments in order of going west-east down H Street.  If we’ve missed a place, please let us know in the comment section.  You can see previous versions of H Street’s Horizons herehere, here, and here.

Opened in Last Year

  • Sixth and H Bar and Grill (523 H Street)–sports bar that opened in July of 2015.  Good place to watch NFL on Sunday and the wings are legit.
  • Starbucks (600 Block of H Street)–chain coffee shop will be opening in new apartment building on southern side of H Street in 600 block.
  • Fresca Taqueria (701 H Street)–new taqueria that replaced The Spot Deli.  Extensive menu but no liquor license currently.  Our coverage here.
  • Addis Ethiopian Restaurant (707 H Street)–Ethiopian restaurant serving lunch and dinner that also does takeout.  Our coverage here.
  • Ben’s Chili Bowl (1001 H Street)–new location from the popular U Street restaurant that serves breakfast as well.
  • Ten 01 (1001 H Street)–bar and small plates on second floor of Ben’s Chili Bowl on H Street with large patio area; opened just a couple of weeks ago.
  • Copycat Co. (1110 H Street)–two story restaurant serving dumplings and grilled skewers on the first floor and craft cocktails (as well as food from downstairs) in a sleek bar area upstairs.
  • Sally’s Middle Name (1320 H Street)–restaurant with menu that changes daily and focuses on locally sourced ingredients.  Took over spot that had previously been Pizza Parts & Service.  It will be expanding up into the second floor (currently a small boutique store) in 2016.  Well reviewed by The Washington Post.  Our coverage here.
  • Maketto (1351 H Street)–new spot by Toki Underground owner that is part retail market, part bar, part coffee bar/bakery, and part restaurant.  Well reviewed by The Washington Post
  • IMM Thai (1360 H Street)–second location of IMM Thai (original is in Annandale) that opened in June.  Serves both lunch and dinner as well as offering takeout and delivery.  Our coverage here.

New Concepts Announced in Last Year

  • Two Boots (1025 H Street)–cajun inspired pizza restaurant based out of New York that has a location in Baltimore as well.  Concept recently announced, so construction will probably take a little while.  Details from Washington Business Journal.
  • Spile and Spigot (1248 H Street)–a pub that will have various ales and English food.  Same owners as Blue Diner and will be located on the first floor of the building that houses Blue Diner.  More details from our friends at Washington City Paper and Frozen Tropics.
  • Blue Diner (1248 H Street)–24 hour diner that plans to open sometime in the spring.  From the same owners as Spile and Spigot and will be located on the second floor of the building that houses Spile and Spigot.  More details from our friends at Washington City Paper and Frozen Tropics.
  • Sospeso (1344 H Street)–new Mediterranean restaurant that will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the current General Manager of Sotto on 14th Street.  Aiming to open in the spring.  Our coverage here.

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Nando’s Plans to Open in January on H Street

11 Dec
New Signage at Nando's on H Street

New Signage at Nando’s on H Street

New signage is up for the Nando’s that is coming soon to 411-413 H Street, and it says that the restaurant will be coming in January.  Construction has been moving swiftly for quite some time on both the exterior and interior of the building.  From a peak inside a few days ago, it does appear that the restaurant could be ready to open in a matter of weeks.

Nando’s Quietly Progressing on H Street

26 Jun

There hasn’t been much news on it lately, but construction at the future Nando’s site on H Street (411-413 H Street, NE) has been progressing nicely over the past several weeks.  They knocked the entire building down except for the front wall on H Street.  They replaced the windows on the front wall, but not much else has been visible from H Street.  However, a walk behind the building in the alley revealed that the exterior of the building has been almost completely rebuilt.  Pictures below…

Construction Progress at Future Nando's on H Street (Taken From Alley Behind Building)

Construction Progress at Future Nando’s on H Street (Taken From Alley Behind Building)

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