Palena Dining Room, Tuesday-Saturday 5:30-10pm

Palena Cafe, Monday-Saturday 5:30-10 pm

Palena Market, Coming soon.

Palena Market, Coming soon.

 

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Press

 

2014 WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE Best of DC 2014 #17

2014 FORBES TRAVEL GUIDE **** 4 Stars

2013 THE WASHINGTON POST D.C. pastry chefs’ desserts: Their recipes, your sweet reward

2013 THE DAILY MEAL America’s 20 Best Italian Restaurants

2013 THE WASHINGTON POST Palena's Dining Room by Tom Sietsema

2013 ZAGAT Palena Coffee Shop Already Hits the Mark

2011 THE WASHINGTON POST Dining Room shines at enhanced Palena

2011 THE WASHINGTON POST A cheap eats smackdown: New York vs. Washington

2011 WASHINGTON CITY PAPER Frank Ruta’s Truffled Palena Burger

2010 THE WASHINGTON POST Frank Ruta, the best chef you've never heard of

2001-2010 THE WASHINGTON POST Dining Guide's Annual Top 50

2001-2010 WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE 100 Best Restaurants

2003-2010 WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE Blue Ribbon Winner

2008 WASHINGTON CITY PAPER Chef of the Year

2007 JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION Best Chef Mid-Atlantic

2002 GOURMET MAGAZINE 50 best

2001-2002 THE WINE ADVOCATE Top Meals

2001 FOOD AND WINE MAGAZINE Best Chef

2001 NEW YORK TIMES Top Tables by Mark Bittman

2000 ESQUIRE MAGAZINE Best New Restaurant

ZAGAT GUIDE Top Marks in all Categories