18th and M St, NW (just off Connecticut Ave)
Finally word of who will be moving into the former Sizzling Express space downtown – Native Food Cafe. A recent liquor license placard says:
“This is new restaurant serving vegan food. No dancing or entertainment. Total # of seats is 116 and the occupancy load is 160. Sidewalk Café # of seats: 14”
Hours of operation are as listed as Sunday through Thursday 7 am – 2am and Friday through Saturday 7 am – 3 am.
A Native Foods Cafe is also planned for Penn Quarter in the Navy Memorial Plaza.
According to their website:
“Native Foods Café is the premier chef-crafted vegan restaurant serving homemade, fresh food every day of the week. Native Foods Cafe has attracted acclaim in Zagat, USA Today, VegNews and numerous other publications.”
You can see their Menus here.
18th Street looking south