Restaurants in Washington, D.C.
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).
One of the few spots for authentic Korean cuisine in downtown DC, Mandu serves the home-recipe specialties of Seoul-born chef, Yesoon Lee.
A block from the White House and across the street from the World Bank, Breadline is easily spotted by its red and black umbrellas—and at lunchtime, by its large crowd.
Part restaurant and part community gathering spot, Busboys & Poets is a socially-conscious restaurant founded in 2005 by Iraqi-American activist and restauranteur Anas “Andy” Shallal.
Former Presidents Ulysses S. Grant, Grover Cleveland, and Theodore Roosevelt once frequented this iconic restaurant, established just half a block from the White House in 1856.
The more casual sister restaurant to Marcel’s, this traditional Belgian brasserie opened in the McPherson Square neighborhood in 2007.
Adjacent to the lobby of the International Spy Museum, this casual café is ideal for a quick bite before or after touring the exhibits.
A West End favorite, Blue Duck Tavern serves home-style American fare with an emphasis on traditional methods of cooking like roasting, braising, preserving, and smoking.
For a guy with a jet-black mohawk and skateboarding sneakers, Proof’s wine director, Sebastian Zutant, is on surprisingly familiar terms with some very fancy wines.
Opened at Southwest Waterfront’s Gangplank Marina in 2003, this casual eatery is the only marina restaurant located on top of the water. Situated between dinner cruise ships and the U.S.S.