I’m Eddie Cano

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.

They are selling olive oil, drinks and bread – plus donations for groceries for families in need.

Finally, they have started Nantucket Clam Shack, a take-out only New England seafood menu.

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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).


Cuisine: Italian
Neighborhood: Upper NW
Address: 5014 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Website: https://imeddiecano.com/
Reservations: Walk-in

Other Critics/Voices:

Washington Post:  Tom thinks this place is a charmer and has held it at 2.0 stars consistently.

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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.