Palena’s Dining Room offers elevated cuisine in a romantic, classic atmosphere. The menu changes daily reflecting seasonal produce and meats. The Dining Room is the perfect setting to celebrate a special occasion. Reservations are recommended. The Cafe offers inspired food with a frequently changing menu, reflecting our locally sourced products and highlights include items from our wood burning oven and grill. Menus are evolving and subject to change as the season dictates.
Palena Market is open in the space adjacent to the cafe. The market features imported and artisanal products used in the restaurant, as well as coffee, and ready-to-eat sweets and savories. Gift baskets are now included for your shopping experience. Palena’s Coffee Shop brings to Cleveland Park freshly brewed coffee and delicate, handcrafted pastries. Enjoy grabbing a cup on-the-go or settling into one of the cozy booths or tables in the newly renovated space that now offers free wireless internet. The Coffee Shop, a destination in the neighborhood for fresh coffee and delicious nibbles, is the latest project from legendary White House chef, Frank Ruta.
Grilled Salmon Fillet / Red Wine Sauce
Tender Thighs / Dill Pickles / Scallions
Wild-caught Shrimp / Italian Parsley / Garden Blend
Garden fresh herbs / Fine Squash Puree
Beef tomato sauce / Mozzarella cheese
Washington strawberries / Angel food cake
Always impressed with the creativity
One of the best, and definitely
Unique-highly rated, fine dining cuisine w/ an anomaly: cheeseburger on menu & yes, it was AMAZING…