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Vigorelli - Cleveland Park


Restaurants & Bars Washington DC & Baltimore

Vigorelli - Cleveland Park

Winnie | | Oct 9, 2001 09:44 AM

Has anyone eaten at Vigorelli in Cleveland Park? We ate there on Sunday and I was completely unimpressed. To start, they didn't have all of the wine on their menu. When we did find a bottle they had in stock, the waitress mangled the cork which, by the time she got the bottle open, was in numerous pieces. She did not offer to get us a different bottle which is the usual custom when something like this happens. Next, they do not have bread except for the "pizza bread" you can order from the appetizer menu. The bread was quite tasty but again I was surprised that an Italian restaurant does not serve bread. I had a foccacia crusted tuna which was good but another in my party had some sort of pasta with cranberry beans and basil pesto. The dish was incredibly unappetizing looking and in fact was so unappealing that it was sent back. The manager came over to apologize and it was she who said that she thinks the noodles look like worms. Overall I was completely underwhelmed with the restaurant. I'd be interested to know what others' experiences there were like.

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