Masa 14 – Washington, DC

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Overall Rating: 3.5/5

Address:
1825 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202-328-1414

Day Hours
 Sunday  10:00 am – 2:00 am
 Monday  5:00 pm – 2:00 am
 Tuesday  5:00 pm – 2:00 am
 Wednesday  5:00 pm – 2:00 am
 Thursday  5:00 pm – 2:00 am
 Friday  5:00 pm – 3:00 am
 Saturday  10:00 am – 3:00 am

Credit Cards: Accepted
Delivery: Not Available
Takeout: Not Available
Dress Code: Casual
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Parking Rating: 1/5
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Price Rating: 3/5

  • Parking is terrible! If you are lucky you will find some street parking nearby
  • The $35 unlimited brunch comes out to be closer to $50 including tax and tip
  • There were only a handful of dishes that were amazing, most were average
  • Our waiter was very attentive and even brought us a round of drinks to try without us even asking

Menu: http://www.richardsandoval.com/masa14/menus/masa14_brunch.pdf

$35 Unlimited Pre-Fixe Brunch

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Bacon Bloody Mary – Bacon-Infused Vodka, House Made Mary Mix
Rating: 4/5

  • My bf ordered this… I am not a big fan of Bloody Marys
  • His review: Tasty! You can taste the bacon flavoring

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Lychee Bellini – House Champagne, House Made Lychee Puree
Rating: 4/5

  • There was a hint of lychee, very sweet and I could barely taste the alcohol (just how I like it!)

mimosa

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Mimosa Traditional – House Champagne, Fresh Orange Juice
Rating: 4/5

  • Bubbly champagne and orange juice, tasty and delicious!

Lychee Bellini – House Champagne, House Made Lychee Puree

lemon
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Lemon Lager – Dos Equis, Lemon-Basil Simple Syrup, St. Elder Liqueur
Rating: 5/5

  • Best drink on the menu! Tasted like lemonade!

grits
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Anson Mills Grits – Chipotle Pepper, Oaxaca Cheese, Green Onions
Rating: 2/5

  • Grits were okay, but not great… it was a little too soupy for my taste

chorizo
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Grilled Chorizo Sausage – Poached Egg, Salsa Mexicana, Chipotle Grits
Rating: 2.5/5

  • The dish looks gross… I am not sure if that is my fault with the lighting or the angle of the photo
  • Chorizo sausages were good, but again, the grits were too soupy and the egg yolk didn’t help

rice
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Bacon Fried Rice – Kimchi, Scallion, Fried Egg
Rating: 3.5/5

  • The fried rice was good, but I barely had any bacon in my dish

tacos
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Breakfast Tacos – Chorizo, Egg, Potato, Cotija, Salsa Verde
Rating: 4/5

  • Lots of flavor wrapped into a tiny tortilla

fries
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Wok-Fried Home Fries – Peppers, Onions
Rating: 4/5

  • Delicious home fries, not too greasy… but I do wish they were a little crispier

salmon
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Seared Salmon Salad – Avocado, Bacon, Arugula, Wasabi
Rating: 5/5

  • Salmon was fresh, tasted great with the wasabi dressing… very spicy and delicious!

meatballs
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Angus Beef & Pork Meatballs – Cotija Cheese, Scallion, Smoked Tomato Yuzu Sauce
Rating: 2/5

  • Too much fat in the meatballs… dish was okay, but not great

flatbread
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Prosciutto Flatbread – Goat Cheese, Cantaloupe, Arugula, Truffle, Lime
Rating: 4.5/5

  • Delicious, but I did not like the cantaloupe with it… so I picked it off

angusburger
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Angus Beef Burger – Roasted Tomato, Butter Lettuce, Caramelized Onion, Chipotle Aioli
Rating: 3.5

  • Tasty burger, well cooked and tasted great with the Chipotle Aioli

seaweed
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Hijiki Seaweed-Jicima Salad – Carrots, Chayote, Daikon Sprouts, Sesame Dressing
Rating: 3.5/5

  • A lot of flavors and textures in one salad… sweet, salty, crunchy

banhmi
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Banh Mi Burger – Spiced Pork Patty, Pickled Vegetables, Citrus Aioli
Rating: 3/5

  • I like the idea of the dish… turning a Vietnamese banh mi sandwich into a burger, but the dish was average
  • The pickled vegetables were too soggy, which soaked the sandwich bun

medallion
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Adobo-Marinated Tenderloin Medallion – Roasted Peppers, Fried Egg, Black Beans
Rating: 5/5

  • One of the best dishes on the menu… delicious and well cooked!

pineapple
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Pan Dulce – Ancho Whipped Cream, Roasted Pineapple Preserve
Rating: 1/5

  • I did not get to try this, but according to my table… they were not a fan of the roasted pineapple

chicken
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Masa Chicken Salad – Cabbage, Carrots, Cilantro, Piloncillo Vinaigrette, Crispy Noodle
Rating: 2/5

  • Average dish, nothing special

yuca
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Fried Yuca – Chimichurri, Citrus Aoili
Rating: 0.5/5

  • Not a fan of yuca and not a fan of the sauce… it was way too sour

granola
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Fruit & House Made Granola – Citrus Yogurt, Blood Orange Syrup
Rating: 4/5

  • The closest dish the brunch menu had to dessert
  • Yogurt was tasty and the granola had a lot of flavor and crunch

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