The best restaurants in Washington D.C. (District of Columbia)

Old Ebbitt Grill
  • Old Ebbitt Grill

    675 15th St NW (at G St NW) Washington, D.C. 20005 United States
    Oldest dining saloon in DC. Across from White House. American Fare. Largest selection of oysters in DC. Open daily-breakfast, lunch, dinner, late-night.
    Price range: Moderate
Filomena Ristorante
  • Filomena Ristorante

    1063 Wisconsin Ave NW 20007 Washington DC United States
    History 1980 JoAnna Filomena moved from New York City back to Washington, DC to be closer to her family and her aging mother, Filomena. Having come from New York, JoAnna decided to take some time off and spend more time enjoying the company of her friends and family in the Washington area. After spending a few weeks dining out in Washington, JoAnna realized that she didn't really find any restaurants that offered more than a short meal with unmemorable atmosphere and service ...
    Price range: Expensive
Shake Shack
  • Shake Shack

    1216 18th St NW (at Connecticut Ave NW) Washington, D.C. 20036 United States
    Shake Shack is a modern day "roadside" burger stand serving the most delicious burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, beer, wine and more!
    Price range: Moderate
Northside Social
Founding Farmers
Oyamel Cocina Mexicana
Busboys and Poets
  • Busboys and Poets

    1025 5th St NW (at K St. NW) Washington, D.C. 20001 United States
    We are a community where racial and cultural connections are consciously uplifted, and a space for art, culture and politics to intentionally collide. A place to take a deliberate pause and feed your mind, body and soul. We believe that by creating such a space we can inspire social change.
    Price range: Moderate
Lauriol Plaza
  • Lauriol Plaza

    1835 18th St NW 20009-5526 Washington DC United States
    Raul Sanchez and chef Luis Reyes are the proprietors of Lauriol Plaza, a highly regarded and spacious restaurant that offers classic Mexican, Spanish and Latin American dishes in a sophisticated and urban atmosphere in downtown Washington, DC.
    Price range: Moderate
Ben's Chili Bowl
Captain White's Seafood
  • Captain White's Seafood

    1100 Maine Ave SW 20024-2423 Washington DC United States
    Family owned and operated since 1972, Captain White's is your source for the freshest, highest quality seafood in the DC Metropolitan area. For generations, we've sourced our seafood direct from local fishermen rather than going through wholesale markets to ensure every catch is fresh and affordable to our customers. Whether you're on the hunt for crabs, lobsters, shrimp, or more, make Captain White's your first stop for the best price, quality, and customer service at the wharf.
    Price range: Moderate
Hill Country Barbecue Market
  • Barcode

    1101 17th St NW 20036 Washington DC United States
    A Modern American Restaurant, Bar & Lounge in the heart of Washington DC! Open for Lunch, Happy Hour, Dinner and Late Night. Featuring Award Winning American Cuisine and voted Best Happy Hour by the Washington Post!
    Price range: Moderate
Hard Rock Cafe Washington D.C.
  • Ambar

    523 8th St SE 20003 Washington DC United States
    Ivan Iricanin created a dining space that features cutting edge cuisine, wine, and spirits all from the Balkan region.
    Price range: Moderate
Le Diplomate
  • Le Diplomate

    1601 14th St NW 20009 Washington DC United States
    Le Diplomate pays sincere homage to French cafe culture, providing a comfortable, versatile gathering place that’s become an anchor for Washington, D.C.’s resurgent 14th Street corridor.
    Price range: Expensive
  • Zaytinya

    701 9th St NW 20001 Washington DC United States
    Under the direction of Michelin-awarded chef José Andrés and his ThinkFoodGroup, Zaytinya offers an innovative mezze menu inspired by Turkish, Greek and Lebanese cuisines served in a sleek and modern setting. Since opening in 2003, Zaytinya ranks consistently as a top DC dining destination, and was awarded a Bib Gourmand in the 2017 Michelin Guide to Washington, DC. Coming soon to The Star in Frisco, TX.
    Price range: Moderate
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar DC
Co Co. Sala
  • Co Co. Sala

    929 F St NW 20004 Washington DC United States
    Tues-Thurs 5pm-10pm (evening menu) Fri & Sat 5pm-12am (evening menu) Sun Dinner- Closed Sat & Sun Brunch 11am-2:30pm Bar Happy Hour Menu Tues-Fri 5pm-7pm Chocolate Boutique (next to restaurant) open Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm, Sun 12pm-4pm
    Price range: Moderate
Toki Underground
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab DC
  • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab DC

    750 15th St NW 20005 Washington DC United States
    Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab is famous for Florida Stone Crab Claws. They are hand-harvested and day boat caught from the Gulf of Mexico and processed at fisheries owned by our partners in Miami. They are sped to our restaurants, where they are cracked and served chilled with Joe’s Mustard. They are best enjoyed with Joe’s signature sides, like Cole Slaw, Grilled Tomatoes, Hashed Brown Potatoes and Creamed Spinach. Having gained a reputation as a world-class steakhouse, ...
    Price range: Expensive
Daikaya - Ramen - Izakaya
  • Daikaya - Ramen - Izakaya

    705 6th St NW 20001 Washington DC United States
    Ramen shop downstairs (1F) specializing in Sapporo style ramen. Ramen Hours: Sun - Mon: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm Tue - Wed: 11:00 am - 10:30 pm Thurs: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm Fri- Sat: 11:00 am - 12:00 am Izakaya upstairs (2F) featuring eclectic Japanese small plates and a full bar. Serving lunch Monday through Friday, dinner Monday through Sunday, and Sunday brunch. Izakaya Hours: Lunch: Mon - Fri: 11:30 am - 2:00 pm Dinner: Sunday - Monday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday - Wednesday: 5:00 ...
    Price range: Moderate
  • Graffiato

    707 6th St NW 20001 Washington DC United States
    In June 2011, Chef Mike Isabella opened Graffiato, an Italian-inspired restaurant in the Chinatown neighborhood of Washington, DC. The 130-seat spot allows Chef Isabella to interact with guests while he crafts comforting dishes from seasonal produce and locally cured hams, hand-rolled pastas and marinated vegetable accoutrements. The two-story layout features an open ham bar on the second floor and a large wood oven tucked behind a U-shaped counter with 15 bar stools on the first floor. Both stations encourage dialogue ...
    Price range: Expensive
The Palm
George's King of Falafel & Cheesesteak
  • George's King of Falafel & Cheesesteak

    1205 28th St NW Washington, D.C. 20007 United States
    George's Town House Restaurant is a Mediterranean Restaurant offering the best sandwiches, platters and desserts in the area! We have been successfully serving Washington D.C. for more than 30 years!
    Price range: Inexpensive
Blue Duck Tavern
  • Blue Duck Tavern

    1201 24th St NW 20037 Washington DC United States
    Gather and celebrate in good taste. Blue Duck Tavern's menu consists of the freshest ingredients available from local purveyors and artisans. Blue Duck Tavern's Chef's Table offers semi-private dining for up to 18 guests. Whether it is dining with a group of friends or hosting an intimate meeting, our culinary team will customize a four or five-course, family-style menu using the freshest ingredients available from our regional purveyors. The menu is prepared in a series of small casserole dishes and served ...
    Price range: Expensive
Farmers Fishers Bakers
  • Farmers Fishers Bakers

    3000 K St NW 20007 Washington DC United States
    We are located in The Washington Harbour in Georgetown serving First Bake Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Weekend Brunch. Farmers Fishers Bakers is majority owned by the more than 40,000 family farmers of the NDFU. Offering a full bar with 24 beer taps, delicious hand crafted tiki cocktails, sushi, pizza, fresh fish, tacos, and a sunny patio with water views. We're proud to cook food from scratch with ingredients you can trust.
    Price range: Moderate
Hank's Oyster Bar
  • Hank's Oyster Bar

    1624 Q St NW 20009 Washington DC United States
    Simple, approachable seafood, consisting of small and large plates for grazing. Coastal favorites and New England Classics like Lobster Rolls, Steamers and Chowder. Lightly fried items such as Popcorn Shrimp and Calamari and Fish n’ Chips will balance the Ice Bar options which consist of a selection of raw oysters, tartar and ceviche.
    Price range: Moderate
Kellari DC
  • Kellari DC

    1700 K St NW 20006 Washington DC United States
    Like most Greek restaurateurs, we love where we live and live to celebrate both our location and our ingredients. Kellari is our interpretation of the best we have come to know in the Greek culture of family where it is best and most often celebrated, at the dinner table. At Kellari, we offer a unique take on the favorite regional classics that can be found in restaurants throughout Greece. What you will find delicious is simple food that tastes as good ...
    Price range: Expensive
The Grill from Ipanema
Calabash Tea Bar
  • Calabash Tea Bar

    1847 7th St NW 20001 Washington DC United States
    Award-winning teas & vegan vittles from 5th generation Jamaican Maroon & Ayurvedic master herbalists. Best of DC Winner 6x. Wash Post & Zagat
    Price range: Inexpensive
Aqua Club & Lounge
  • Aqua Club & Lounge

    1818 New York Ave NE, Ste 103 20002-1848 Washington DC United States
    1818 New York Ave NE Washington DC 20002 Booking/Private Parties/Promotion/Questions or Comments Please Contact: 202 486 6117
    Price range: Inexpensive
Fiola by Fabio Trabocchi
Ping Pong - Chinatown
  • Ping Pong - Chinatown

    900 7th St NW 20001 Washington DC United States
    Serving up irresistible Dim Sum, innovative cocktails, and luxurious Chinese teas, Ping Pong Chinatown is a vibrant location to enjoy Dim Sum with a twist.
    Price range: Moderate
The Dabney
  • The Dabney

    122 Blagden Alley NW 20001 Washington DC United States
    The Dabney is a restaurant from chef Jeremiah Langhorne and business partner Alex Zink.
    Price range: Moderate
B Too
  • B Too

    1324 14th St NW 20005 Washington DC United States
    Chef Bart Vandaele serves a fresh take on traditional Belgian food with fresh, seasonal ingredients, 180 Belgian beers, and an extensive wine cellar in the heart of 14th Street. Join us for brunch, to try our famous Doffle, the Belgian doughnut waffle, or for craft cocktails at happy hour, which runs 2:30-6:30 PM on weekdays. At lunch and dinner, choose from an assortment of mussels, lobsters, or steaks from our Josper charcoal oven. We offer private dining, outdoor seating, valet, ...
    Price range: Moderate
Banana Cafe & Piano Bar
  • Banana Cafe & Piano Bar

    500 8th St SE 20003 Washington DC United States
    It has been a long dream of Jorge Zamorano to have a fun, colorful and exciting restaurant here in DC that depicted the fun atmosphere he experienced living in Cuba, Puerto Rico and his many visits to Mexico. He took that vision and made it into reality. Zamorano, a self-taught artist, left Cuba to live in Puerto Rico with his family. In San Juan, at the early age of ten, he began to experiment with color and the human form. ...
    Price range: Moderate