Washington, D.C. Restaurants

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    Founding Farmers

    Founding Farmers

    Ranked #1 overall in Washington, D.C. restaurants
    83 reviews
    $$$$
    American
    Popular withFoodiesTrendstersFamilies

    Awesome restaurant. Great option for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. It can get pretty busy for lunch and dinner so if you are planning on going you should plan on ...

  • 2
    Ben's Chili Bowl

    Ben's Chili Bowl

    Ranked #2 overall in Washington, D.C. restaurants
    88 reviews
    $$$$
    American, Diners, Hot Dogs
    Popular withFoodiesHistoryFamilies

    Iconic chili dog joint on U St. It's been doing business for over 50 years. A decent option to get some greasy food after a night of drinking it up ...

  • 3
    Old Ebbitt Grill

    Old Ebbitt Grill

    Ranked #3 overall in Washington, D.C. restaurants
    46 reviews
    $$$$
    American, Seafood
    Popular withFoodiesHistoryBusiness

    Tried them during restaurant week, the food was excellent! Very tasty, and the portions were massive! Great family, business, or dinner date place!

  • 4
    Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe

    Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe

    Ranked #4 overall in Washington, D.C. restaurants
    45 reviews
    $$$$
    American, Cafe
    Popular withFoodiesTrendstersArtsy

    Fun bookstore that also has a cafe. Find a book you want to buy and then grab a coffee. Kramer's also does a very good weekend brunch.

  • 5
    Busboys and Poets

    Busboys and Poets

    Ranked #5 overall in Washington, D.C. restaurants
    69 reviews
    $$$$
    Vegetarian, Vegan
    Popular withFoodiesVegetarianArtsy

    Busboys and Poets is a bookstore/restaurant with rooms for poetry slams and other events. I was a little worried that it would be too touristy but the food lived up ...

  • 6
    Zaytinya

    Zaytinya

    Ranked #6 overall in Washington, D.C. restaurants
    31 reviews
    $$$$
    Mediterranean
    Popular withFoodiesBusinessArtsy

    The absolute highlight of my trip to D.C! Everything from then decor, to the excellent service and of course the amazing food. Our table started off with the dip sampler ...

  • 7
    Le Diplomate

    Le Diplomate

    Ranked #7 overall in Washington, D.C. restaurants
    26 reviews
    French, Brasserie
    Popular withFoodiesTrendstersNightlife

    Le Diplomate always impresses: brunch, dinner, or drinks, it's the place to be on 14th Street. If you can't get a reservation (they're still hard to come by), hang out ...

  • 8
    Jaleo

    Jaleo

    Ranked #8 overall in Washington, D.C. restaurants
    28 reviews
    $$$$
    Tapas/Small Plates, Spanish
    Popular withFoodiesTrendstersLuxury

    You can't go wrong with a Jose Andres restaurant, I think. Jaleo is expensive but the tapas are delicious!

  • 9
    Good Stuff Eatery

    Good Stuff Eatery

    Ranked #9 overall in Washington, D.C. restaurants
    27 reviews
    $$$$
    American, Fast Food, Burgers
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesAdventure

    Great local burger chain. The burgers are super filling. The fries aren't as good as 5 guys, but the burgers are definitely among the best in DC

  • 10
    Georgetown Cupcake

    Georgetown Cupcake

    Ranked #10 overall in Washington, D.C. restaurants
    51 reviews
    $$$$
    Bakery
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesTrendsters

    At first glance the line trailing out of the door makes the cupcake buying adventure seem more like something to endure than enjoy. The line, however, is more of an ...

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