Food & Drink

Get a taste of the DC food scene and discover the best places to eat, drink and more in the nation's capital.

9 Places to Grab the Best Cheeseburgers in Washington, DC

Cheeseburger and burger lovers (and there’s a lot of them) will flock to local restaurants to order up the most American of meals. We have eight suggestions in the DC area that are sure to satisfy your cheeseburger appetite. One final note: we recommend ordering your cheeseburger to-go at the...

@eatthecapital - Dukes Counter
DC Hotel Bars with Character & Cocktails

In its more than 200-year-history, DC has been home to hotels from humble 18th-century rooming houses to grand 19th-century overnighters. Raising a cold glass of something at a historic hotel bar is a time-honored tradition, and it’ll land you both in good company and in atmospheric surrounds.

Off The Record at The Hay-Adams - Historic Bar in Washington, DC
14 Can't-Miss Food Experiences at DC's Union Market

Welcome to Union Market , DC’s hippest feasting ground, a revived mid-century produce- and meat-selling bazaar that holds food stalls, informal restaurants and kitchenware boutiques in NoMa . We’re focusing on some of the tastiest experiences to be had at the hub, which is open every day of the...

Union Market in NoMa - Food hall and shopping center in Washington, DC
The Best Places to Eat in Upper Northwest DC

As you explore DC’s Upper Northwest neighborhoods, you’ll discover tree-lined streets and family homes as the city’s urban vibe turns suburban. Cleveland Park, Friendship Heights, Glover Park, Van Ness and Tenleytown can all be found in Upper Northwest, and attractions like Hillwood Estate, Museum...

Diners at Casolare - Places to Eat in Glover Park - Washington, DC
Best Dishes You Must Try at Washington, DC Restaurants

As one of the country's top dining destinations , we want to show off the signature dishes and flavors at some of the city’s most popular restaurants. Of course, it’s hard to go wrong at many of these eateries, but if you’re a “what’s the dish I should try?” type of diner, we’ve got you covered. A...

Nighttime patio dining at Le Diplomate on 14th Street - Stephen Starr Restaurant in Washington, DC
Appetite for Perfection: Bib Gourmand Restaurants in Washington, DC

Although Michelin stars are highly coveted, the Bib Gourmand designation (“Bib” is short for “Bibendum,” known as “Michelin Man” in English) signifies a restaurant delivering a high quality dining experience at a reasonable price. To be precise, a Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand restaurant must offer...

Couple dining at Jose Andres' China Chilcano in Penn Quarter DC - Bib Gourmand restaurants in Washington, DC
6 Places Where You Can Play Ping Pong in Washington, DC

Whether you call it table tennis or ping pong, Forrest Gump’s favorite game is a beloved pastime, and it’s especially delightful when paired with beer and bites. Fortunately, Washington, DC has numerous places to play ping pong and savor time with friends.

Playing ping pong at Breadsoda - Bars and restaurants where you can play ping pong in Washington, DC
The Best Places to Eat in Adams Morgan

Adams Morgan is known for its millennial-friendly scene that features a diverse mix of bars and lounges along with hip stores selling clothing, furniture and records. However, the neighborhood’s burgeoning restaurant scene – which scored a Michelin star for one of its restaurants and features...

The Best Restaurants and Places to Eat in Adams Morgan - Mintwood Place by Cedric Maupillier in Washington, DC
How to Enjoy Washington’s Iconic Food Scene from Home

While you’re at home, you can get a glimpse of what DC looks like by going on a virtual tour of museums such as the National Gallery of Art or exploring DC’s monuments and memorials with our 360-degree videos . But what if your taste buds are hankering for a sense of some local flavor? Here’s how...

Ethiopian food from Dukem
DC Restaurant Delivery & Carry-out Guide

You can still support DC's restaurants! Take your dining experience into your home by ordering pick-up or delivery from these eateries across the city. No contact deliveries are available; make sure to specify your preference in your order details, including a drop-off location for the driver...

Food illustration with hamburger, ramen, pizza, ice cream.