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Named “One of the Four Best Chefs to Watch in the USA” by Esquire, Chef Enzo Fargione’s contemporary cuisine brings a taste of Italy to downtown.

  • Elisir
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  • Elisir

Five-Course Tasting Menu for Two

$177 $156 11% off

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  • Five-course tasting menu for two (see menu tab below; member has their choice of five dishes)

What we love

  • Tasting menus are Chef Enzo Fargione’s favorite way to showcase different flavors.
  • Inspired dishes include porcini-dusted venison carpaccio with black truffles and black squid ink spaghettini with Sicilian tuna Bottargo and hot peperoncino.
  • Chef Fargione was born in Turin, Italy, and is passionate about delicious, authentic Italian cuisine made with seasonal ingredients.
  • Wrote Esquire of Elisir: “Fargione has transformed it into a highly evolved cucina moderna, taking risks like a carpaccio of branzino quickly smoked at the table in a cigar box and dressed with citrus and roasted garlic.”
  • This elegant Penn Quarter restaurant is designed with European flair, from porcelain tile floors and class-fronted wile cellars to the fine wood millwork.

What to know

  • Redeem by: Monday, April 15, 2013
  • This offer is subject to Terms and Conditions
  • Gratuity is included
  • Offer is final sale and non-refundable
  • Offer cannot be combined with other offers or promotions
  • Offer must be redeemed in full, no change or credit returned
  • Vegetarian options are available, but members must call ahead in advance; subject to change at any time
  • Promotional value expires on April 15, 2013. Purchase value is valid for a minimum of 5 years, longer where provided by law. Details will be displayed on your voucher.


427 11th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20004

About Elisir

Italian native and Elisir chef Enzo Fargione learned to love cooking at an early age, and enrolled in The Professional Culinary Institute in Turin, Italy at the age of 14; he graduated at the top of his class. From Donna Adele to Barolo, he has earned respect across D.C. for his authentic, flavorful cuisine. In 2008, Esquire dubbed him one “One of the Four Best Chefs to Watch in the USA.”

At Elisir, chef Fargione offers nightly tasting menus as well as seasonal a la carte dishes. From the porcini-dusted venison carpaccio with black truffles, wild blueberries and aged sherry to a roasted rabbit and artichoke crépinette with braised chestnuts and stewed quince, this is elevated, exquisite cuisine. An extensive wine list features Italian, Californian, South African, French and local labels.

The design of Elisir was in collaboration with the renowned architects from Grupo 7; the feel is contemporary and elegant, with a partially open kitchen, three glass-fronted wine cellars, fine wood millwork and pendant lighting.

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