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New Restaurant, Mama Put, Coming to Georgia and Kenyon St, NW

by Prince Of Petworth February 4, 2013 at 10:22 pm 16 Comments


3124 Georgia Avenue, NW

A new restaurant is coming to the former Tax Services storefront at 3124 Georgia Ave, NW. A liquor license application posted out front says:

“A new full scale restaurant serving Asian & African inspired food, with an atmosphere for lounging and listening to DJ music or Live Bands. Entertainment with a cover charge. Total number of seats is 99. Summer Garden seating is 18.”

Sounds promising! More info as it becomes available.

  • Great news! Welcome to our neighborhood.

    Any chance that lovely facade will come down?

  • Anonymous

    Isn’t there another new place in the works on the East side of Georgia Avenue in this general area? I could have sworn I saw a banner up for some new place that was under construction just earlier this week.

  • anon

    asian AND african?? gosh I hope they decide to add subs to the menu too!….. snark

  • KenyonDweller

    Sounds like a nightclub thinly disguised as a restaurant.

    • anon

      +1… glad I don’t live real close by. I’ll give it 50/50 that they make good neighbors.

    • Gotta say it sounds that way to me too.

    • Ryan

      yeah like the Sunshine Bar and Lounge near Takoma.

  • Anonymous

    Sounds awful…and more of the same for that section of Georgia Ave..

  • Anonymous

    Swagger, consider yourself jacked.

  • Anonymous

    What does “African” mean? Sukuma wiki & ugali? Tsebhis ? Tajine? Fufu, Banku, Kenkey?

    • salone

      or cassava leaf, jollof rice, peanut sauce, egusi, pepper soup…wait we have that in Shaw — Sumah!

  • petwurf

    glad we’re finally gonna get a full scale restaurant. i’ve found those 3/4-scale places just too cramped to sit down in for more than a few minutes.

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