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Lapis is a modern Afghan bistro located in Washington’s “bohemian” Adams Morgan neighborhood. Here we offer some of the best ethnic food in Washington, DC, serving homestyle Afghan cuisine cooked with local, seasonal ingredients. Come enjoy dinner nightly, handcrafted cocktails, or bottomless brunch on weekends. The bistro pays homage to our Afghan heritage and features our mother’s recipes from her childhood in Afghanistan. 


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Malmaison is our private event space and party venue located in a fully refurbished historic warehouse across the Georgetown Waterfront Park.   The versatile space offers over 4,000 square feet of creative use for a wide array of private events. The modern architecture offers a stunning venue for wedding receptions, corporate events, private dinners or any other special occasion.


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Café Bonaparte is the first restaurant we opened in Washington’s historic Georgetown neighborhood. Modeled on a quaint Parisian sidewalk café specializing in savory and sweet crepes, Bonaparte has been a neighborhood institution for the past 12 years. New locations are coming soon (franchising opportunities available)!


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(Coming soon)

The Metropolitan Room is a champagne bar and private dining room below Lapis. The space accommodates up to 50 guests with a full bar and DJ booth.

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Cru is a modern art space and bar located next door to Lapis in Adams Morgan. The space has been used from private art shows, documentary viewings, and other local artistic events as a modern-day art incubator and salon. The space features 3,3000 square feet of underground space ideal for art exhibits and private events (think Brooklyn cool).