Last Updated: 6/28/2020
Current Status: The straightforward, post-industrial dining room is now open to serve down-home Italian. Outdoor seating is also available. They do not take reservations, but you can check the waitlist. They are doing take-out and delivery, check the website for options.
Finally, they have started Nantucket Clam Shack, a take-out only New England seafood menu.
If you haven’t heard about the name, it is a bilingual pun on the word “Americano” as sung in the famous song. (Say I’m Eddie Cano quickly).
Neighborhood: Upper NW
Address: 5014 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Washington Post: Tom thinks this place is a charmer and has held it at 2.0 stars consistently.
Lori (Been There Eaten That) No post on her site, but her comment on DonRockwell was that, “I’m not compelled to rush back, but I enjoyed the food and the retro Italian-American ambiance is fun.”
Rick Eat DC: He is one of many who likes the fried zucchini.