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What is the difference between minibar and barmini?

minibar by José Andrés is a multi-course dining experience with two seatings of 12 guests per evening. To dine at minibar, tickets must be purchased in advance. 


barmini by José Andrés is our cocktail lounge, featuring classic libations, unique creations, and cocktail flights, 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 click here for tickets.

Reservations are accepted one calendar month at a time, starting at NOON EST on the first of each month. For example, on February 1st, reservations for March will be released. You may make a reservation at any time during the two-month period, based on availability.

Prepaid reservations are for parties of 1 to 4. Due to the intimate nature of the communal dining experience, 12 guests total, we limit connected groups to 4 guests maximum. In the event two reservations are made by the same party, we will only reserve seating for up to 4 guests.

Can I cancel my reservation at minibar?

Just as with attending a sporting event, concert or the theater, all sales are final. We cannot cancel your ticket or reschedule it for another night. If you are unable to make the reservation, the tickets are transferable to other guests.

How much does minibar cost?

The menu price is $325 per person (excluding beverage, tax and gratuity). Beverage pairing options are available.

What is José’s Table?

For an exclusive dining experience within minibar, reserve José’s Table. A private dining room adjacent to the kitchen, José's Table is designed for a single party of up to six guests. José’s Table gives you the opportunity to enjoy minibar from an entirely different perspective, offering a peek into José’s newest creations and ideas, as well as unique and rare wine pairings, and is recommended for groups of four to six guests.

To reserve José's Table, please email us at We welcome all private event requests with at least 45 days advance notice.

What beverage pairings are offered?

Enjoy minibar as José would! José's Pairing is available at $215 per guest and Bespoke Pairing at $550 per guest. These premium beverage pairings feature the most diverse wines from around the world including rare and unique varietals. We invite you to email us so we can recommend the best wines based on your preferences.

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? 

Any allergy or consideration must be communicated, at your earliest convenience, to so we can discuss the specifics in detail. Due to the nature of preparing the experience, we are unable to make most accommodations without sufficient notice.

Is there an age requirement to dine at minibar?

Due to the elevated and interactive nature of the minibar experience, we kindly ask that all guests be 16 years of age or older. Physical ID must be presented upon request.

What is the dress code?

We do not have an official dress code – attire tends to be upscale casual.

Is there parking?

Street parking and numerous parking garages are available within a few blocks of minibar, the closest is located at 450 8th St NW.

Do you offer Minibar large parties or events? 

Groups for up to 4 guests can be reserved online. To reserve a larger party or private dining, please email

Do you offer gift cards?

You may purchase a José Andrés restaurants e-gift card, which can be redeemed at barmini, minibar, or most other José Andrés Group restaurant (some exclusions apply). For barmini and minibar, the gift card can be redeemed on the night of the reservation. When planning to use your gift card for your minibar experience, we kindly ask that you secure your reservation using a debit or credit card. Please be sure to have your gift card handy on the evening of your reservation and we will refund your credit card payment and use the gift card in its stead.

Please contact to discuss the best options for gifting a minibar or barmini experience.

Does minibar accept inKind?

We're happy to use your inKind account towards your experience and kindly ask that you secure your reservation using a debit or credit card. Please be sure to have your account handy on the evening of your reservation and we will refund your credit card payment and use inKind in its stead.