From the kitchen to the dining room, creativity is everywhere at Palette 22. Murals and original artwork cover the walls, and our in-house artists program offers an up close and personal insight in to their unique methods.
The vibrant setting includes our expansive dining room, large bar, and seasonal outdoor patios. Palette is the perfect setting for all your festivities, offering unique private and non-private options for your next corporate event, wedding celebration, or family dinner!
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waiting staff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Crispy Brussels Sprouts
roasted garlic, arugula, parmesan, truffle oil
Butter Chicken Tikka Masala
basmati rice, caramelized onions, roasted corn, tikka masala sauce
Featured special offers
Mother's Day Menus & Specials
The globally inspired menu at this tapas-style restaurant is perfect for Mom’s day. In addition to the menu, specials include three dishes available Friday-Sunday from 4 PM to close: Tempura Oysters ($15); Grilled Scallops ($18), and Sticky Pork Ribs ($15).
Our first time here and it was amazing! Loved everything!!!
I really loved the restaurant and the food was great.
My husband and I went there for brunch on our anniversary weekend. Everything’s we ate was amazing. I would definitely say this is one of my favorite brunches in the city. We definitely want to go back and try more dishes. They also have one of the best gluten free options out there.
Get the all you can eat! Totally worth it! Must get: spicy crispy chicken burger, crispy shrimp taco, lamb meatball, and pork belly bun!!
Excellent food with the perfect lively atmosphere. Quick service!
We ordered bottomless brunch and the food was pretty good. Will come back again.
Everything was amazing!! I will be returning very soon
Bottomless food was the best
my first experience here was so fun so i brought other and i’m not sure if i caught them on a bad day it just wasn’t the same atmosphere, i asked to sit inside because it was so hot outside but the host girl sat me right in the sun by the window which me and my friend were hot but we didn’t complain , but to make it kinda bad my server took over 20’mins check on us and i was down to order more stuff but it was hot nobody re filled my water so i was just annoyed and ready to go , it’s like my server didn’t like me lol he’d walk past the table to help others which is normal but he interacted more with his other tables then me but hey next time i’ll know FOOD GREAT SERVICE COULD BE BETTER
Thank you for bringing this to our attention Kay. We would like to apologize for this visit not matching up to your first, as great service is one of our priorities. We hope you join us again so we can turn your experience into a positive one.
Very delicious, original and innovative menu selection, as well as a delicious draft beer selection!
First time there and I was very impressed! Will be back😋
Would not come back! Worst service by far! 10 minutes after seating we finally got a waiter. It was chilly so asked to be moved in about a minute after our waiter took our order and was told no. It wasn’t crowded. They way the menu is set up we would have to pay for what we didn’t even get yet which normally isn’t a big deal but it is was their bottomless lunch...
Save yourself money. Way better places in Shirlington to go to. Would not go back and def not worth that we spent.
Thank you for bringing this to our attention Lynda. This is not the norm nor is it acceptable as excellent customer service is one of our priorities. Would you mind sending us an email to arp@rockawaypr so we can find a solution to this?
Amazing service! Fantastic food for a great price! We will definitely be returning!
The bottomless brunch was great, food was good, great value, easy parking, can’t wait to go back 😋
I recommend the unlimited brunch. The options are small but great for the value. The food is delicious and you’ll want to try every dish! The service was amazing. The staff is very friendly and accommodating.
ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! Must try for all. So many options and all are good!
Thank you for your review!
Service was great. Food was good and price was excelente. Good place to go celebrate a birthday or simply go out with friends.
Wonderful as always !
Super selection of tapas plates, friendly staff and terrific experience...
I’ve been here a few times and in typical fashion, we had to wait 20-30 mins to be seated, with a reservation!
That’s not cool when my reservation was at 2pm, didn’t get seated until 230pm and brunch ended at 3pm!
And out server was barely around to check on us!
We felt rushed and didn’t really get to enjoy the experience!
Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We would like to apologize for the wait(even when you had your reservation). This should not have been the case since you did not get to enjoy your experience. We do hope you join us again so we can turn your experience around.
Great brunch! The restaurant had some nice guidelines in place for COVID. The food was really good, all you can eat small plates! The honey chicken and jerk chicken was really hot, for all those that can tolerate heat, I personally can't so I couldn't eat those. Everything else was great!
Thank you for joining us for brunch! It's a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed our dishes. Hope to see you again soon.
The food is excellent, the lunch service was a bit uneven. We had to ask for things more than once. It might have been the time of day we were there. It may also be due to the fact that serving people outside - far from the kitchen is challenging. Better service would change this review from "good" to very good.
Thank you for sharing your feedback with us Laydee. We would like to apologize for the service not matching up to the food. We do hope you join us again so we can turn your experience into a positive one.
Delicious food. Great service. Stimulating artsy environment. Loved it!
Good food and cheap mimosas!
Natalie was an amazing server!
The food was innovative and delicious, quite a fusion of alot of different world cuisines, I'll definitely be taking my gf back for another brunch or a dinner!
We enjoyed the evening. Ate on the patio. No heaters but the food was hot upon arrival to the table. Excellent food quality. Enjoyed the variety of foods from different countries. Attentive waitstaff.
Food and service were great. Love all the art, but the music is too loud, practically impossible to hold a conversation. Would not recommend for a date night dinner.
Thank you for reviewing our restaurant Matt. We're very glad to hear you enjoyed both the food and service, but do apologize for the level of the music. We have informed management so they can take a look into this.
Great food, great service, amazing value. The art everywhere is so beautiful!
The food was great and the atmosphere was marvelous.
The food tastes amazing and the prices aren't bad.
The waiter was extremely attentive at the beginning and then not so much after our first two rounds of food. It wasn't much of a problem because we didn't order much after the first two rounds.
They require that you order off the brunch menu if you're eating before 3pm on a weekend, which was not what we were expecting. Will return to for the all day menu.
The food is very good! The portions are on the smaller side so don't be afraid to order 3-4 things in one go.
The all you can eat dining is a great deal if you have a large appetite.
Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We would like to apologize for the service you received towards the middle of your meal, as excellent service should be consistent throughout. We hope you join us again so we can turn your experience into a positive one.
The food is great! Great place for friends and brunch!
The food was not so great service was great. Manager at hottest stand was rude Atmosphere was okay bathrooms could have been a little cleaner
Thank you for sharing your review with us. Would you mind sending us an email to arp@rockawaypr so we can find out more about your experience?
Unique experience being able to try globally inspired cuisines in a tapas-style restaurant. There were a few standout dishes such as the Shrimp Stuffed Cabbage and the Churros were to die for, however other dishes left us wanting more. Many of the asian-inspired dishes seemed to all taste like they were glazed in the same sweet and spicy sauce. Other than the food, the ambience was everything I look for in an outdoor dining experience. Great seating in a great location set in the heart of Shirlington. Great experience and worth a try- but has me asking was the food worth going back for?
Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We're glad to hear that some of our dishes were to your liking but do apologize for the others not matching in quality. We hope you join us once again so we can turn your experience around.
The food was good, drinks were good too. Our waiter, Kyle, went above and beyond and because of him, we will be back.
The short story is the food is GREAT. The service is HORRIBLE. Primarily the hostess and the manager. We made a reservation and arrived on time to be seated. Then watched as two groups who arrived after us (including a party the same size as ours) were seated before us even though all reservations were at the same time and for the same area (outside). The hostess was neither friendly nor apologetic. She just shrugged and said there was no seating. How is that possible if you have a reservation?
After avoiding us for some time, the manager appeared. Slightly more apologetic but clearly not coming over to deliver excellent customer service. Just to matter of factly inform us that a table was ready.
The server was very nice but had a large section so she wasn’t always around. No worries. She was a gem and saved our brunch experience.
Overall, if you’re looking for an anxious, disappointing experience where you’re not sure if you’ll be seated...this is the place for you. If you love horrible customer service and casual rudeness from staff, go for it!
It’s sad because the food is really good. But they don’t deserve the business.
Thank you for providing your feedback with us. At Palette 22 we pride ourselves on providing excellent service that matches our dishes but this time it was not the case. We would like to apologize for the attention you received at our restaurant as this is not how we conduct business. Would you mind sending us an email to arp@rockawaypr so we can rectify the situation?
The place is beautiful and the staff was very professional. My only concern was that of a parent and a member of a large group during brunch. We had a group of 8, but they would only seat us in different tables next to each other in 4s. When asked if we could push them together, the answer was no, no clarification, just no. We accepted this but I wonder what they would do for a party of 12 or 16. We were outside and around the corner isolated from most people so I didn't see what the problem was, but I respect the decision. Also there are no changing tables for infants/toddlers in the male or female bathroom. For such a beautiful area with families out to eat I would except a more kid friendly entertainment. But the brunch deal is worth it and the food was very good.
Thank you for sharing your experience with us Paul. We're very sorry for our hosts not providing you with a proper explanation for the seating division. We will inform management of your comments regarding the changing tables for the bathrooms so you and other families can be more properly accommodated.
You can order delivery directly from Palette 22 using the Order Online button. Palette 22 also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.
Palette 22 is rated 4.6 stars by 1499 OpenTable diners.
Palette 22 does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.alexandriarestaurantpartners.com/gift-cards.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.