Image: Tripleta Sandwich
Last Updated: July 2021
Current Status: Open for sitdown, inside and outside. Take-out and delivery also available. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Overview: Holding down a back corner in Navy Yard, this open, sunny spot serves Puerto Rican food with care. The marquee item is the three-meat sandwich (which is not that big) called the Tripleta. It rightly deserves its top billing. The mofongo is delivered in wooden pestles that keep it moist, indicative of the aforementioned care. There are other large plates and sides, not just sandwiches and snacks. The restaurant is the brainchild of a veteran of the D.C. dining scene Joancarlo Parkhurst, who seeks the food of his childhood memories. As for many, that food is comforting, “stick-to-your-ribs” dishes. Alcohol is served, and they have a selection of wine, beer and cocktails. No reservations, but a host will greet you to take you a table. Ordering and paying is done via QR codes.
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