Olives Washington D.C.

Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Mon-Sat 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Closed on Sunday

Lunch Menu

Dinner Menu

 

Starters & Salads

Tuna Tartare**
Cucumber ribbon, orange and ginger glazed crispy rock shrimp, olive oil


Grilled Squid and Octopus
Vinaigrette of chickpeas, tomatoes, toasted garlic, parsley


Beef Carpaccio**
Crisp Roquefort polenta, shaved parmesan, balsamic Cipollini onions,


Crispy Crab Dumplings
Potato gnocchi dough, silky black bean puree, avocado salad


Boston Bibb Salad
Shaved white onions, toasted walnut dressing, Maytag blue cheese


Greek Style Romaine salad
Tomatoes, cucumber, mixed olives, oregano, phyllo wrapped triangle


Warm Spinach Salad
Rendered bacon, hard boiled egg, honey mustard dressing, crispy shallots


Sweet Potato and Apple Soup
Sweet and sour Capicola Salsa


Duck Caesar
Gorgonzola and Onion Tart, Pear croutons, toasted pine nuts


Handmade Pastas

Butternut Squash Tortelli
Brown butter, sage, parmesan cheese




Tomato Braised Veal Breast
Saffron Pappardelle, herbed ricotta

Little dumplings of Goat Cheese
Black olive pasta, fresh yellow tomato ragout

Ricotta Ravioli
Walnut pesto, Italian sausage, roasted red tomato

**Consuming raw or uncooked meat or seafood can increase the risk of food-borne illness**

Flatbreads

Spicy Chicken Sausage
Balsamic onion jam, roasted tomato sauce, herbed ricotta cheese

Portobello
Wild mushroom puree, caramelized red onion, Fontina, truffle oil

Olives Classic
Roasted tomato sauce, mozzarella, Parmesan, sweet basil

Soppressatta
Salami, whole milk mozzarella, basil oil, red pepper flakes


Sandwiches & Pannini

Wood grilled Sirloin Burger
Semolina roll, black diamond cheddar, applewood bacon


Snapper Burger BLT
Smokey Bacon, grilled scallion aioli, roasted green bean and sprout salad


Vegetable Panini
Chunky ratatouille, whole milk mozzarella, pesto


Cubano
Spit roasted pork, shaved ham, provolone cheese, pickles, mojo sauce, jicama slaw


Entrees

Pan Seared Sea Scallops
Pumpkin risotto, toasted hazelnut butter


Grilled Coq au Vin
Frenched chicken breast, ricotta polenta, fennel, golden raisin and tomato braise


Tavern Steak
Creamed spinach, red bliss potato cake, herb roasted tomato bordelaise


Wood Grilled King Salmon
Ragout of white beans, pancetta, brussel sprouts, rock shrimp hollandaise

 

Olives Washington D.C.
Dinner Menu

Lunch Menu

 


Starters & Salads

Tuna Tartare**
Cucumber ribbon, orange and ginger glazed crispy rock shrimp, olive oil


Grilled Squid and Octopus
Vinaigrette of chickpeas, tomatoes, toasted garlic, parsley


Beef Carpaccio**
Crisp Roquefort polenta, shaved Parmesan, balsamic Cipollini onions


Crispy Crab Dumplings
Potato gnocchi dough, silky black bean puree, avocado salad


Boston Bibb Salad
Shaved white onions, toasted walnut dressing, Maytag blue cheese


Greek Style Romaine Salad
Tomatoes, cucumber, mixed olives, oregano, and phyllo wrapped triangle


Sweet Potato Tart
Spicy Capicola, mascarpone cheese, cider reduction


Large Bowl of Prince Edward Island Mussels
White wine, garlic, crème fraiche, whole grain mustard, fried croutons


Belgian Endive and Radicchio Salad
Red seedless grapes, honeyed walnuts, Manchego cheese, ver jus,


Three Bean Minestrone
Chicken and Artichoke meatballs, shaved Parmigiano Reggiano

 
 


Hand-Crafted Pastas and Risotto

Little Dumplings of Goat Cheese
Black olive pasta, fresh yellow tomato ragu


Butternut Squash Tortelli
Brown butter-sage sauce, Parmigiano Reggiano


Mushroom Mezzalunas
Red wine- tomato braised veal breast, roasted garlic cream. drunken Pecorino


Braised Lamb Shank
Off the bone, egg pappardelle, Calabrese peppers, feta cream

 


Seafood

Wood Grilled Sea Bass
Horseradish potatoes, bacony haricot verts, chilled lobster, fennel watercress salad


Crab Crusted Halibut
Cauliflower potatoes, Parisienne zucchini and yellow squash, orange musto


Seared Jumbo Sea Scallops
Parsnip puree, sautéed chanterelle mushrooms, Pancetta, shaved chestnut-micro greens salad


Grilled Swordfish
Root vegetable Caponata, roasted pepper salad, lemon-oregano jam, toasted garlic crostini


Meat

Meat
 
Pork Loin Chop
Roasted Acorn squash, Brussels sprouts, Gorgonzola-walnut butter


Wood Grilled Beef Sirloin
Garlicky spinach, Tuscan style bruschetta, fresh peas, caramelized onions, smoked Virginia ham, Roquefort blue cheese cream, sweet-and-sour Shiitake mushroom glaze


Spit Roasted Chicken
Red Bliss Potato cake, roasted red onion, green beans, chicken jus


Pressed Beef Short Ribs
Potato gnocchi, horseradish cream, shaved radish salad, toasted garlic Gremolata


Duck Two Ways
Seared breast and confit leg, buttery cabbage, creamy maple polenta, apple butter, duck jus


Sides

Green Beans

Bacony Haricot Verts

Garlicky Spinach

Parmesan Frites


Desserts

Gooey Falling Chocolate Cake
A molten dark & semi-sweet chocolate cake
with raspberry coulis and vanilla ice cream

Chocolate Cream Tart
served with Macadamia nuts, malted milk chocolate ice cream & a chocolate tuile

Lemon Meringue Tart
with Raspberry Sorbet, Lemon Coulis &
a Candied Lemon Chip

"A Sweet Ending"
a selection of cookies and chocolates

Hazelnut Semi-Freddo
served with chocolate cookies, espresso Anglaise & a rich chocolate sauce

Olives Classic Vanilla Bean Souffle
The classic served with vanilla ice cream and creme Anglaise

Passion Fruit
Caramelized kumquats, coconut tuiles & dried pineapple fruit

Selection of Ice Creams & Sorbets

TAZO Teas

WILD SWEET ORANGE
A caffeine free blend of sweet citrus, herbs,
and orange essence

CALM
A caffeine free blend of
chamomile and other relaxing herbs

EARL GREY
An aromatic blend of select black teas and
natural bergamot essence

GREEN GINGER
Soothng blend of green tea,
ginger and pear

REFRESH
A caffeine free yet invigorating blend
of mint and rare botanicals

CHAI
Organic spiced black tea laced
with hints of honey


Dessert Wines

97 Kracher Cuvee Beerenauslese, Austria

Glass
1/2 Bottle
 
97 Maculan Torcolato Glass
1/2 Bottle
 
82 Rivesaltes Rancio, Grande Reserve, Rousillon Glass
Bottle
 
98 Marco Negri Moscato d’ Asti, Italy Glass
Bottle
 
95 Rubini Piccolit, Friuli 1/2 Bottle  
94 Kracher Beerenauslese, Grand Cuvee, Austria 1/2 Bottle  
96 Far Niente Dolce, California 1/2 Bottle  
93 Royal Tokaji, Bojita, Essencia Bottle  
79 Raymond Lafon, Sauternes Bottle  
90 Chateau d'Yquem, Sauternes Bottle  

Cognac & Armagnac
Daron Calvados Pays d’Auge     Martell VSOP  
Chat. Du Breuil Calvados Pays d’Auge   Martell Cordon Bleu  
Cles de Ducs Armagnac   Remy Martin Extra  
Courvoisier XO   Remy Martin VSOP  
Delamain XO “Pale & Dry”   Remy Martin XO  
Hennessy VS   Remy Martin, Louis XIII  
Hine Antique      
 
Single Malt Scotch
Dalmore 12yr.     Glenfiddich Reserve 12yr  
Dalwhinnie 15yr.   Glenlivet 12yr.  
Lagavulin 16 yr.   Glenlivet 18yr.  
Laphroiag 10yr.   Glenmorangie 10yr.  
Macallan 12yr.   Glenmorangie Port Wood  
Macallan 15yr.   Glenmorangie 18yr.  
Macallan 25yr.   Glengoyne 17yr.  
Oban 14yr.   Glenrothes 11yr.  
Springbank 10yr.   Cadenhead Aberfeldy 18yr.  
 
Eau de Vie
Akvavit (Aalborg)     Kirsch (Trimbach)  
Mirabelle (Trimbach)   Poire William (Trimbach)  
Ciliege. (J. Poli)   Lamponi (J. Poli)  
Pere (J.Poli)   Moscato (J. Poli)  
 
Grappa
Ceretto Zonchera     Vespaiolo (J. Poli)  
Cabernet (J. Poli)Torcolato (J. Poli)   Viognier (Germain Robin)Zinfandel (Germain Robin)  
Grappa di Sassicaia   Zinfandel (Germain Robin)  
Graham’s Six Grapes   86 Taylor Fladgate Vintage, Quinta de Vargellas
 
Merlot (J. Poli)   94 Churchill Vintage, Lustau Los Arcos, Dry Amontillado
 
 
Port
Fonseca 10 year Tawny        
Sandeman 20 yr. Tawny      
Lustau Capataz Andres, Deluxe Cream      
Lustau Papirusa, Light, Manzanilla      
       
       
       
       

Todd English
Chef/Owner

Robert DeCoste
Executive Chef

Adam Harman
General Manager

Michael Odom
Chef de Cuisine

Matt Haimbauer
Sous Chef

In order to offer the freshest ingredients, all menus are subject to change.
Please call the restaurant directly to confirm availability of the items listed on this website.
Thank you.



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