Kaliwa (pronounced Cal-eee-Wah) is currently the only Southeast Asian influenced restaurant at the Wharf and it provides spectacular flavors in a lively space. The menu draws inspiration from the Philippines, Korea, and Thailand. There is something for adventurous palates that range from mild to legit spicy.  Kaliwa hosts a generous happy hour with $5-$7 specials at the satay bar, where you can enjoy a front row seat to the action in the kitchen. The dining room has unique tables and couches, providing a community feel to the experience.

Our favorites:

  • Blue Crab Red Curry
  • Foie Gras Dumplings, Chicken Broth, Crisp Garlic
  • Beef Stir Fry, Green Pepper

Best happy hour special:

  • Kaliwa Fried Chicken Wings


  • Monday-Sunday: 11:30am-11:00pm


  • 202.516.4739

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