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

    They have a wicked Brunch! Amazing, delicious made from scratch food.They even make their own alcohol!In store bakery making delicious donuts and ice cream. A definite must try.

  • 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

    Touristy, but a DC institution. Located in the historic Afro-Amerian neighboorhood among great jazz venues, restaurants, and other entertainment.

  • 3
    Old Ebbitt Grill

    Old Ebbitt Grill

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

    Excellent is all I can say! I had the short ribs... Excellent, service was great (Stefanie). Great drinks. Highly recommended!

  • 4
    Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe

    Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe

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

    I loved this place. Books, a bar, a cafe: it's like the best of all my favorite worlds.

  • 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

    Jose Andres is DC's original celebrity chef. Before Top Chef, Jose had is knives on the pulse of the DC food scene. The Spanish chef is known for his tapas, ...

  • 7
    Le Diplomate

    Le Diplomate

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

    In just a few years, Le Diplomate has become a Washington institution. The impeccably designed restaurant serves classic French food and is a favorite of politicians and hipsters alike. Reservations ...

  • 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
    28 reviews
    $$$$
    American, Fast Food, Burgers
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesAdventure

    Good burgers if you like greasy and great milkshake. Its a very popular place for locals.. Owner was Top Chef-- Spike Mendelsohn ! Long line :( but only for 20 ...

  • 10
    Baked and Wired

    Baked and Wired

    Ranked #14 overall in Washington, D.C. restaurants
    39 reviews
    Bakery, Coffee and Tea
    Popular withFoodiesArtsyTrendsters

    They need to get another location outside of Georgetown! There never used to be lines, but now you're almost guaranteed a wait, especially on weekends. I absolutely love these cupcakes, ...

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