In this interesting place you will have one of the most incredible crab cakes I have ever tried. Congratulations for a wonderful kitchen!!!
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Visiting Occidental for a birthday celebration dinner, we chose to sit in the main dining room. It feels like other more casual experiences are available in the upstairs lounge/bar area, as well as the tables outside. The dining room feels a little higher end, based...More
A quick visit to Dictionary.com helped me to learn that "Occidental" means western, and more specifically, relating to the Western Hemisphere. So I guess its the sister of "Oriental." And while that particular term has fallen out of fashion in our politically correct world, I...More
We had walked around the National Mall, but spent all our time in the West end, where there really isn't too much activity - just sightseeing. We were tired and hungry and happy to have a seat outside at Occidental Grill. The beer was wonderful....More
Staff were very friendly and chatty.... We wanted some bar food and had requested to be seated outside at the lounge area... They have checked and gladly showed us our seats... We ordered a Truffle fries, buttermilk fried chicken wings and a BLT burger... The...More
Love sitting in the Grill and watching D.C. go by...and usually a politico notable sitting at the next table pretending that s/he does not want to be recognized! Food is always very good; service is excellent.
Chris was my server. My business partner's flight was delayed then diverted, so I ended up dining solo. Chris made it exceptional! The chef provided complimentary cornbread...ces't excellent! I had the halibut, excellent! The caprese salad, a gruener veltliner in between the cheese and fish...AND...More