1350 I Street NW
at Tuscana West
Washington, DC 20005
(Entrance on I Street between 13th and 14th Streets)
Opening Date:February 4, 2011
Hours of Operation:Friday 10:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.
General Manager:Tony Kowkabi
Capacity:The 4,200 square foot space features seating for up to 250 guests, a 55-seat bar and a 600-square foot marble dance floor. There are also 4 private dining rooms that can accommodate up to 65 guests. Outdoor seating is available during the spring and summer, and can accommodate 40 guests.
Era Bella’s menu features small plates and shared tapas from the Mediterranean, with a large focus on Italian tapas (known as cicheti (pronounced chee - ke - tee))—reinventing traditional Italian classics by incorporating fresh, organic and local ingredients for late night dining. Menu highlights include
Beverages:The artisanal cocktail selection features seasonal, handcrafted drinks using specialty liquors and tinctures. A selection of craft bottled beers and a comprehensive Italian wine list round out the beverage menus.
Entertainment:Highlighting the evening is the D.C. based group, Trio Caliente. Their inimitable sounds of gypsy rumba, latin jazz, flamenco pop, bossa and salsa have entertained such political luminaries as former President Bill Clinton, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Senators John Kerry and Bob Dole. Their sounds have been enjoyed by notable Fortune 500 Companies and venerated international organizations, festivals and concert venues around the world. The groups recently released second album, features tracks with Grammy award winning artists. Reminiscent of The Gipsy Kings, Buena Vista Social Club and Jobim, Trio Caliente will provide sultry rhythms to accompany supper and dancing through the night.
Credit Cards:Master Card, American Express and Visa.
Reservations:Reservations recommended by calling the restaurant or visiting OpenTable.com
Metro:Half a block from the 14th Street exit of McPherson Square. Metro accessible on the Orange and Blue Lines.