White House/Downtown

Restaurants in White House/Downtown

Housed inside D.C.’s Colorado Building, an historic Beaux Arts office building just a block from the White House, Ceiba’s menu celebrates chef Jeff Tunks’ travels through the Yucatan, Brazil, Peru, and Cuba.

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.

Located just a four-minute walk from the White House in the Sofitel Lafayette Square hotel, Ici Urban Bistro serves modern takes on classic French cuisine.

Georgia Brown's opened on McPherson Square in 1993, and focuses on the cuisine of Lowcountry of South Carolina.

Equinox is located just off of Lafayette Park, and is a scant block from the White House and Warner's Theater.

Thomas Keller protégé Eric Ziebold turns out accessible haute cuisine in this restaurant’s gleaming open kitchen—and largely succeeds in living up to the hype his arrival created in early 2004.

Offering French-inspired American cuisine minus the fine-dining prices, this DC eatery by Chef Michel Richard won the 2008 James Beard award for best new restaurant.

At his restaurant Central, chef Michel Richard creates traditional American fare with a French flair.