Washington, D.C. is home to numerous international cuisines, Michelin-starred restaurants, independent breweries and distillers, and so much more to serve every kind of diner. In 2016, Zagat.com named Washington, D.C. the Hottest Food City, in recognition of its highly rated, eclectic and rapidly expanding restaurant industry.
Near the Convention Center
Looking for places to eat near the Washington Convention Center? Check out this article for tips on restaurants and coffee shops closest to the Convention Center.
Some of the largest populations of Ethiopian and Salvadoran immigrants in the United States are in Washington, D.C. So be sure to check out Ethiopian specialties like doro wat and injera bread, or try Salvadoran pupusas with a side of curtido.
Looking for environmentally friendly vegetarian and vegan options? You’re likely to find several options on the menu at most restaurants in D.C.
If you are looking for gluten-free options, many fine dining restaurants offer gluten-free menus. The dishes are often already marked, or you can just ask!