Chef Jose Andres has made his mark on Washington, D.C., with an array of fabulous restaurants all over the city.

The celebrated chef has restaurants featuring cuisine from all over the world, and they often tend to be trendy, popular, and always busy. And while you should eat your way through all of them at some point, there are some that make the cut above the rest. Here are three of the best Jose Andres restaurants, both by his and the city’s standards.

Minibar by Jose Andres

855 E St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20004 If you want the best of the best, you need to try Minibar by Jose Andres. Be prepared for the most luxurious dining experience of your life, with a pre-set menu that includes five curated courses, and drink pairings for each course. Everything from the plating of each dish to the waitstaff is impeccable. Not only is it one of the best Jose Andres restaurants, it also makes the top of the list for pre-set restaurants in D.C. You can check out more details here. [caption id="attachment_9833" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]jose andres Courtesy of[/caption]

China Chilcano

418 7th St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20004 No one fuses two cuisines together better than Jose Andres. China Chilcano’s menu is a blend of Peruvian and Asian, all served tapas style. You’ll find that everything here is so fresh, from the ceviche to the pisco sours. If you’re looking to try something with a twist in flavor, this is the place. [caption id="attachment_9834" align="aligncenter" width="898"]Jose Andres Courtesy of[/caption]


701 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20001 Zaytinya is arguably one of the best Greek restaurants in Washington, D.C. It’s a great place to take your parents when they come to town; the décor, the food, the wine -- everything about it screams classy. Here you’ll find tapas as well, all with an authentic Mediterranean theme. Make sure you ask your server for help pairing a bottle of wine with your meal. Explore the menu here. [caption id="attachment_9836" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Jose Andres Courtesy of[/caption] Which Jose Andres restaurant is your favorite? Tell us in the comments!

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