Where to Eat Out In Washington
The capital city of the United States has many fabulous places to find something to eat. The urban centre offers restaurants serving cuisines from around the world as well as traditional American cuisine. Visitors as well as residents can find and make reservations at restaurants that fit their taste and in their price range in Washington, D.C. For accommodation central to all these great places check out the HostelBookers website for some great Hostels in Washington.
Main Meals Priced up to $15
Ben’s Chilli Bowl Source: briangratwicke
Ben’s Chilli Bowl – A landmark place to eat on U Street and right beside Lincoln Theatre, Ben’s Chilli Bowl offers its famous chilli con carne and vegetarian chilli. The establishment also has a variety of burgers and sandwiches, French fries and salads on the menu. Cake or milk shakes are the dessert options.
Li Ho – On H Street Northwest, Li Ho is a small and unpretentious Chinese restaurant that has wonderful and authentic cuisine. Steamed dumplings and hot & sour soup starts the meal. Roasted Pork, Beef Chow Foon and Moo Shu Chicken are three of the main dishes on the loaded menu.
Moby Dick House of Kabob – A restaurant with locations in Dupont Circle and Georgetown as well as other locations in Virginia and Maryland, Moby Dick House of Kabob offers a small dining room and delicious dinner without a long wait. Sirloin, lamb and fish kabobs served with rice, salad, dressings and pita bread are some of the dishes served.
Main Meals Priced between $15 and $25
The Heights – Serving American and international cuisine on 14th Street Northwest, The Heights offers indoor and outdoor dining. Calamari, quesadillas and fried green tomatoes are a few of the menu starters. Several main dishes are served like southern fried chicken, fish and chips and meatloaf. Grilled salmon and fried tofu in curry sauce are two lighter main course options. A kids menu is also offered.
Las Canteras – This Peruvian cuisine restaurant in Adams Morgan offers an “early bird special” for weeknights. A quartered chicken sautéed in beer and served over rice, beef tenders tossed in a wok with French fries, tomatoes and onions and fish strips fried with other seafood, citrus and onion are three of the main courses. The guava flan is one of the fantastic desserts at Las Canteras.
Zaytinya Source: daquellamanera
Zaytinya – In Chinatown’s Gallery Place, Zaytinya is a Greek and Mediterranean restaurant and tapas or mezze bar. With party food and a casual and happy atmosphere, the small dishes are meant to be tasted and shared. The cheeses, bread and spreads and multiple vegetables as well as meats and seafood are beautifully plated.
Main Meals Priced over $25
Marcel’s – Providing French and Belgian cuisine on Pennsylvania Avenue, Marcel’s is a place for reservations and dress clothing. The dining experience is an evening well spent. Presentation is exquisite and the food and flavours are excellent. The dinner comes in eight courses with choices and items like steak, smoked cod, red snapper and ratatouille.
Rasika – For Indian cuisine on D Street, Rasika has a menu serving a wide variety. Guests can order fish, duck and chicken as well as vegetarian dishes. The fried spinach Palak Chaat is wonderful. The staff are friendly and accommodating and the dining room is sumptuously decorated.
Vidalia Source: neeta_lind
Vidalia – In a beautiful dining room on M Street Northwest, Vidalia offers fine dining with American and Southern favourites on its menu. Oysters and crab cakes are two of the appetizers. Some of the main course items are shrimp and grits, tuna and duck and pork shank. For sides, guests can order baked macaroni and cheese or Vidalia onion, and the freshly made desserts are out of this world.