- What is the difference between minibar and barmini?
Barmini by José Andrés is our cocktail lounge, featuring more than 100 classic libations and unique creations, as well as a menu of inventive snacks. At barmini, reservations are highly encouraged, although walk-ins are accepted when there is availability.
- How do I make a reservation at minibar?
Dining at minibar is by reservation only. Please visit minibar for tickets or click the ticket button at the bottom of this website to purchase your ticket.
Reservations are accepted for two calendar months at a time, starting at 10 AM on the first Monday of each month. For example, on the first Monday in February, reservations are available for February and March, and so on. You may make a reservation at any time during the two month period.
- What is José’s Table?
José’s Table is an exclusive experience inside of minibar. The experience is located inside the private dining room and can accommodate up to six guests. Purchase tickets for José’s Table using the MINIBAR TICKETS button below.
- How much does minibar cost?
The menu price is $275 per person (excluding beverage, tax and gratuity). Beverage pairing options are available.
- What beverage pairings are offered?
José's Pairing: Enjoy minibar as José would. This premium beverage pairing features the most diverse wines from around the world including rare, unique and highly allocated wines. $205 per guest
The Experience Pairing: Classic wines specifically chosen to highlight and complement the experience. $140 per guest
Virtue Selection: Features whimsical nonalcoholic creations, crafted in collaboration with barmini, our culinary cocktail team. $75 per guest
Bespoke pairings are also available starting at $500 per guest. We invite you to email us for us to recommend the best wines based on your preferences.
Please note, pairings are included at José’s Table.
- May I order a la carte?
Minibar offers a tasting menu meant to be enjoyed as a whole. The items are not available a la carte.
- Can I eat at minibar if I’m a vegetarian or have food allergies?
We always strive to make accommodations for our guests' dietary needs or restrictions. All dietary restrictions and food allergies for the entire party should be noted and specified during the reservation procedure so that we can best accommodate your needs. A chef may contact you to discuss the restrictions. In the case of potentially life-threatening food allergies or other serious health issues, please speak directly to the manager or chef in advance and explain your situation. The minibar menu cannot be made to completely eliminate dairy as an ingredient, or to accommodate vegan diners.
- What is the dress code?
We do not have an official dress code – attire tends to be upscale casual.
- Is there parking?
We offer valet on E street at $14 per car.
There are also numerous parking garages within a few blocks of minibar, the closest being located at 450 8th St NW.
- Do you offer gift cards?
You may purchase a José Andrés restaurants e-gift card, which can be redeemed at minibar, barmini, or any other ThinkFoodGroup restaurant in the DC-area. For minibar and barmini, the e-gift card can be applied on the night of the reservation.
- Minibar large parties and events information here.
To reserve a large party, please email email@example.com.