Itching to hit up the freshest new spots in Dupont Circle? From a boxing studio to a place to score Filipino fare, read on for a list of the newest businesses to land in this area of Washington.
1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW, The Dupont Circle Hotel
The Pembroke is a New American spot, offering seafood and more. It's located in The Dupont Circle Hotel, which is part of The Doyle Collection.
The restaurant serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner. On the dinner menu, you'll find starters like sea scallops and tender octopus fricassee, handmade pasta and grains and entrees like whole branzino, with lemon, capers and olive oil. An extensive wine menu is available as well.
With a four-star Yelp rating out three reviews, The Pembroke has been garnering positive attention.
Yelper Niki P., who reviewed The Pembroke on April 14, wrote, "The food was outstanding. I had tomato soup and the Asian-style Florida snapper. My fiancé had the arugula salad and steak frites. We shared the haricot vert and cauliflower gratin. We ordered way too much food, but it was all delicious."
Yelper Vanessa B. wrote, "Been here for brunch a few times in recent months. Consistently good. The service is good, food is very good, and it's been nicely refurbished, so it's a great meeting place away from busy Dupont."
2001 M St. NW, Suite 120
Rumble Boxing is a boxing spot. It also has locations in New York.
According to The GW Hatchet, the workout studio "offers 45-minute classes that incorporate boxing with strength training and metabolic conditioning." Patrons can expect each class session to consist of 10 "rounds" that alternate between exercises using weights and working on a punching bag.
Rumble Boxing currently holds five stars out of three reviews on Yelp, indicating positive customer feedback.
Yelper Leoshay L., who reviewed Rumble Boxing on April 15, wrote, "This was my first time trying Rumble, and it was a great workout! They have gloves and hand wraps for rent if you need them and hand wraps for purchase."
Kate O. noted, "I have been anxiously awaiting Rumble's D.C. debut, and it was well worth the wait! The hype is absolutely real. I took my first class with Kareem, who is an absolute GEM."
Rumble Boxing is open from 5:30 a.m.–10 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday; 4:30 a.m.–10 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday; 5:30 a.m.–9 p.m. on Friday; 7 a.m.–6:30 p.m. on Saturday; and 7 a.m.–7:30 p.m. on Sunday.
1829 M St. NW
The Flipside is a Filipino spot.
The menu offers bao buns, ramen, pork belly, jasmine rice bowls and more. Begin your meal with the fresh taste of the sipping soup.
With a four-star Yelp rating out of 29 reviews, The Flipside has been a hit in the neighborhood so far.
Yelper Orasa S. wrote, " I decided to stop by this place before leaving Washington, DC because we were craving some home-cooked Filipino food. I do have to say that the food here is amazing!"
The Flipside is open from 10:30 a.m.–11 p.m. on Monday through Friday, and 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.