The shop shares a lot with a gas station. So convenient. You can fill up on gas and grab a great sandwich while you're at it.
Greek Salad, $8.50. Decent and fresh, this was a great size for sharing.
Chivito, $13: Tenderloin, mozzarella, black forest ham, bacon, green olives, escabeche (pickle), hard boiled egg. A fancy sandwich for a very fair price. This was hearty and fantastic, packed with the tastiest ingredients on a soft roll with a slightly burnt top. The tenderloin was very tender, and all the fillings were stacked tight enough that pieces weren't falling out with each bite.
The skinny fries were excellent-- served crispy and with traces of skin on most pieces. (Skin is always welcome on fries. It makes it more "real".)
The Argentinean owner/manager was behind the counter when we ordered, and was very patient as we stood there studying the menu on the blackboard. Although the shop is "order and sit down-style", when he noticed me stand up to grab a few napkins from another table, he rushed over and brought a stack of napkins to us. Midway through our meal, he also came over and asked how the food was. Unexpected great service for a non-full-service restaurant!
1400 West St NW (at N 14th St)
Washington, DC 20009
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