Penn Quarter

Restaurants in Penn Quarter

Michel Richard, the French-born celebrity chef, brings meatballs to the people with his latest venture in DIY dining.

The gelato and sorbet parlor touts all-natural, high-end ingredients and a broad selection of classic and fancy flavors, such as cardamom, black tea, banana, or white grapefruit. Mixing is allowed and encouraged.

This popular Penn Quarter eatery by Chef Peter Smith occupies a boxy, earth-toned space designed by GrizForm Design Architects.

Developed by chef José Andrés, the Minibar at America Eats is a unique dining experience. The restaurant-within-a-restaurant is located on the second floor of America Eats, formerly Café Atlántico, and has limited seating (it only accommodates six people).

Voted the best Mediterranean eatery inside the Beltway for three years running, this Penn Quarter restaurant and bar is a downtown destination for locals on Friday nights.

Chef Vikram Sunderam, a Bombay native, came to The District after working in one of London’s most acclaimed Indian restaurants, Bombay Brasserie. At Rasika, Sunderam brings his own modern take on traditional Indian cuisine.