Alero

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1301 U street, Washington, DC, USA
alerorestaurant.com - 202-462-2322

Alero Washington Reviews

HuBison HuBison
417 reviews
Great happy hour and the chips and salsa? might as well hook me up to an IV so I can have continuous salsa! Jan 16, 2011
Alero has 2 other locations, but I know for a fact, that the U street location is popular with locals. Why? If you sit at the bar or the lounge area, happy hour specials included $5 frozen margaritas, $5 quesadas, and $4 Mexican beers (from 330-7pm, including Saturdays). It is very very very tempting to sit ouside; it an enclosed and covered area, but you are still outside and on a warm spring day, you can feel the warmth without being directly in the sun and heat. Happy hour is not available outdoors, as a matter of fact, you might not be able to sit outside unless you're ordering dinner. If 5 people are together and only 3 are eating, they will charge the other 2 a flat rate for sitting outside.

Great professional crowd, good menu, but be weary of the frozen strawberry margarita. It's good, nice and thick, but can be a little sweet. The lime and strawberry swirl might be a little more tart.

This is a great spot to begin your evening or stay here for the most of it. You won't be disappointed, unless you get there late and can't find a seat-that's disappointing.

Parking on U street can be kind of hard; don't park directly on U street, aim for a side street and be sure to read the signs as different streets have parking that ends at different times-wierd, I know.
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dclemurgirl says:
Great location (I live nearby), but the food here is pretty terrible.
Posted on: Feb 27, 2012
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JehanJanet JehanJan…
3 reviews
Love it!!! Mar 27, 2011
Alero has an amazing vibe to it. The block it sits on is very lively! Alero is very spacious...so you dont have to worry about it being to crowded. It has great music/happy hour/food!!!! love it!
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