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  • Writer's pictureAlexa Renee

Visiting DC? Read This Restaurant List

There's nothing worse than visiting a new city and not knowing where to eat. So here's my gift to you, a list of some great DC restaurant choices specially curated by my friends and I!

Before you dive in, if you need DC brunch/breakfast specific recommendations, check out my viral post on DC Brunch here:

Restaurants to Try in DC

Soul Food/Southern

- Georgia Browns

- Ben’s Chilli Bowl or Ben’s Next Door (black owned)

- Oohh's and Aahh's (black owned)

- Florida Avenue Grill (black owned)

- NuVegan Cafe (black owned and vegan)

- Horace and Dickies (black owned)

Something a little different

- Le Diplomate, French

- Osteria Morini, Italian

- Maydan, Mediterranean

- Daikaya Ramen Bar, Japanese

- Toki Underground, Japanese

- Maketto, Hong Kong

- Ambar, Balkan

- China Chilcano, Peruvian/Japanese

- Little Havana, Cuban


- Busboys and Poets

- The Pig

- Hank’s Oyster Bar

- Farmers and Distillers

- Ted’s Bulletin

DC Markets to try:

- Eastern Market

- Union Market

Not sure what you're in the mood for? Walk around these neighborhoods for tons of choices:

- H St. Corridor

- Barracks Row/Eastern Market

- 14th St.

- Georgetown

- Penn Quarter (near 7th St)

And as always, if you want some more personalized recommendations, feel free to leave a comment below.


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