Element serves up hearty rustic American food in a beautifully restored historic brick building in Lafayette Square. The two-story, warmly rich space is filled with glass and wood and features an open kitchen in the lower level restaurant area so that every table feels like a chef’s table. Element is a casual fine dining restaurant that serves contemporary American cuisine in a luxurious space complete with an award-winning outdoor terrace. The menu changes often. There's a spectacular lounge located on the third floor, perfect for those who like cocktails with a view.