Welcome to Kaliwa—the newest restaurant on the Wharf in Washington DC, takes you on a Southeast Asian culinary journey filled with funk and fire.  Inspired by the cuisines of the Philippines, Korea, and Thailand, award-winning chef, Cathal Armstrong celebrates cultural pride, vibrant flavors and the casual intimacy of an Asian night market.

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Washington Post restaurant critic Tom Sietsema says ”there’s nothing quite like Kaliwa” in D.C., with the restaurant taking diners on a culinary journey.
— Washington Post
If you cannot make a trip to Thailand, or the Philippines just isn’t in this year’s budget, you’re in for a treat. A dinner at Kaliwa, tucked inside the District Wharf, is not just a consolation prize. It’s a true feast, about as delicious as can be imagined outside of a journey across the world. Chef Cathal Armstrong’s authentic and delicious Korean, Filipino or Thai cooking is blessed with serious flavor.
— Michelin Guide