Cuisine: Mexican
Named after a butterfly forest in Mexico, this quaint restaurant situated in Penn quarter is accented with reds and oranges and a huge metal butterfly mobile that hangs from the tall ceiling, thus the name. Service is efficient and portions are small so that diners can sample at least three different authentically Mexican selections. A serving of mushroom tacos, seared scallops in pumpkin sauce and flank steak is sufficiently filling.

401 Seventh Street, NW
Tel: (202) 628 1005.
Website: www.oyamel.com 

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