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President Barack Obama Celebrates His Birthday Dinner at Fiola Mare

The Georgetown waterfront restaurant tends to draw a celebrity crowd

Fiola Mare
Fiola Mare
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated his 55th birthday at Georgetown waterfront restaurant Fiola Mare last night.

According to Tweets from members of the White House Press Corps., the dinner took more than three hours, causing the President and First Lady to return to the White House close to 11 p.m.

The dinner caused enough excitement to gather a crowd who sang "Happy Birthday" to the President outside the restaurant:

Passersby were excited to get a glimpse at the President on his night out.

Eater has reached out to the restaurant for any details on what the pair may have ordered. Chef Fabio Trabocchi's Fiola Mare, a favorite among Washington critics, is known for its pastas, seafood dishes, and raw bar offerings, and frequently attracts a star-studded crowd, particularly politicos.

The President and First Lady have celebrated previous birthdays at such restaurants as Rose's Luxury, The Source and Rasika. The President and First Lady have visited Fiola Mare in the past, notably with White House advisor Valerie B. Jarrett in 2014.

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