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80% of people eat with their eyes… eliminate this sense and elevate your taste to another level

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  • Unique Blindfolded
    Dining Experience
  • A 3-course
  • Meat, Seafood
    & Vegan Options


Immerse yourself in a unique blindfolded dining experience and tantalize your taste buds!

Ever wondered what it is like to eat in the dark? Dining in the Dark is a gastronomical experience that invites you to explore the full potential of your taste buds in a uniquely entertaining atmosphere. While blindfolded, you’ll enjoy delectable surprise dishes and feast on a curated 3-course meal without using your sight, thereby enhancing your other senses. Get your tickets to Dining in the Dark in Washington DC now!


What people are saying about our Dining in the Dark tasting experience

4.8 out of 5 stars

  • Aishlea S.

    Fantastic and well thought experience. Really had to rely on other senses to get your way through the table and manage to carefully grab your wine without spilling. Food menu was well thought out... Waitress Georgia was fantastic. Had a great time and would recommend to all!

  • Darren C.

    Fabulous from start to finish. We had a fantastic experience at Dining in the Dark. The food was delicious. Chelsea our server was fun, attentive and informative. We would definitely do this again and will return soon.

  • Keenan C.

    My experience was very fun. The waiters were very nice and helpful. The food tasted very good (even though I never got a chance to see my plate lol). The dimly lit room and blindfold made the experience even more interesting. I will definitely be a returning patron of this event.

  • Chelsea W.

    Great food, great service, great experience!

  • Michael S.

    It was an amazing time. I have highly recommended this to several of my friends. I am very seriously considering going to another one if there is one close by.

  • Tiffany R.

    Excellent food and great vibes. Our waitress was so sweet and helpful. Will definitely do something like this again!

  • Blair P.

    It was so much fun! My wife and I had a blast and it was such a great experience. We will be going back!

  • Camala Banks

    Wonderful experience, great food, and our server David was awesome! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves from start to finish!

Practical Info

  1. Dates and times: various dates at 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (select during purchase)
  2. Location: Ambar Clarendon & Paraíso Taquería y Mezcalería
  3. Duration: 90 minutes doors open 30 mins prior to the start time and late entry is not permitted)
  4. Dietary requirements: allergies and dietary requirements can be catered for within reason
  5. Age requirement: 12 years old or older. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. You must be 21+ with a valid ID to consume alcohol
  6. Accessibility: this venue is ADA compliant
  7. After purchase, specify possible food restrictions using the form that appears in your purchase confirmation email.


Ambar Clarendon

2901 Wilson Blvd, Washington DC, undefined

AMBAR: The Ambar in Clarendon is a 3,600-square foot restaurant, which will serve the best dishes from the Balkan Peninsula with a modern twist. Ambar’s menu is artfully presented with modern combinations that deliver flavor profiles in a unique way. Guests at the new Ambar will enjoy the confident level of friendly and attentive service, atrademark of the existing locations, while savoring the restaurant’s signature dishes. For the perfect pairing, Ambar will offer a highly selective list of wines showcasing the best of the Balkan region. Over 45 wines will be available by the bottle from Serbia,Macedonia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Bosnia. And Herzegovina and Croatia. Also home to Virginia’s first Rakia Bar, which will serve several varieties of the rakia,an alcoholic beverage which is produced by the distillation of fermented fruit and brandy.
PARAISO: PARAÍSO TAKES US TO THE CHILDHOOD MEMORIES OF A MEXICAN TOWN FAIR. Paraíso is run by a family-owned group that has been dedicated to hospitality for decades. A vibrant atmosphere, hypnotizing neon lights, and captivating music. A day at the feria is a moment of wonder; all of our senses get stimulated with flavourful eats and drinks and vibrant sounds and visuals.

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