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Restaurant Guide 2006

 

Welcome to DC! DC is known for its great diversity in restaurants, particularly ethnic cuisines. We hope that you will enjoy your dining experiences in our city. This is just a sample of what our city has to offer; extensive dining guides are available through the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/artsandliving/cityguide/ and the Washingtonian: http://www.washingtonian.com/dining/default.asp

Grocery and Drug Stores

  • Rite Aid: 1815 Connecticut Ave NW; 202-332-1718; open 24 hours
  • Towne House: grocery; 1800 20th St. NW; 202-483-3908; hours 5:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
  • Whole Foods Market: organic grocery; 1440 P St. NW; 202-332-4300; hours 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Farmers Markets

  • Adams Morgan Farmers Market: 18th St. & Columbia Rd NW; 301-587-2248; Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • USDA Farmers Market at Dept. of Agriculture: 12th St. & Independence Ave SW; 800-384-8704; Friday, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Dupont Circle Freshfarm Market: 20th and Q Sts. NW; 202-362-8889; Sunday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Penn Quarter FreshFarm Market: 8th & D Sts NW; 202-362-8889; Thursday, 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

Breakfast, Coffee, Quick Lunches near the Hotel

  • On Connecticut Ave. NW:
    1. China Café,
    2. Cosi,
    3. Kramerbooks and Afterwords,
    4. Larry’s Ice Cream and Sandwiches,
    5. Lawson’s Gourmet Provisions,
    6. Marvelous Market,
    7. Potbelly Sandwich Works, and
    8. Starbucks
  • On 18th St. NW:
    1. Jolt ‘n Bolt and
    2. Franklyn’s.

Key: $ - Cheap (<$15); $$ - Moderate ($15 - 30); $$$ - Expensive ($30+)

Dupont Circle

  • Al Tiramisu: Italian; 2014 P St. NW; 202-467-4466; $$-$$$
  • Anna Maria's: Pasta and Italian seafood; 1737 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-667-1444
  • BeDuCi: 2014 P St. NW; 202-639-8484
  • The Big Hunt: Funky alternative eatery and club; 1345 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-785-2333
  • Bistrot du Coin: French; 1738 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-234-6969; $$-$$$
  • The Brickskeller: Hamburgers, hundreds of beers; 1523 22nd St. NW; 202-293-1885; $ - $$
  • Buffalo Billiards: Bar food, beer, billiards; 1330 19th St. NW, Lower Level; 202-331-7665; $-$$
  • Cafe Japone: Japanese; 2032 P St. NW; 202-223-1573
  • Café Luna: Sandwiches, salads; 1633 P St. NW; 202-387-4005; $
  • Caravan Grill: Persian; 1825 18th St. NW; 202-518-0444
  • Childe Harold: Burgers downstairs, full menu upstairs; 1610 20th St. NW; 202-483-6700
  • City Lights of China: Great Chinese; 1731 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-265-6688; $$
  • Dupont Grille: 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW; 202-939-9596; $$
  • Dupont Italian Kitchen: Italian; 1637 17th St. NW; 202-328-3222; $
  • 15 Ria (in the Washington Terrace Hotel): American; 1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW; 202-742-0015; $$
  • Firefly: 1310 New Hampshire Ave. NW: 202-861-1310; $$
  • The Front Page: American; 1333 New Hampshire Ave. NW; 202-296-6500; $$
  • Gabriel: 2121 P St. NW; 202-956-6690
  • Hank’s Oyster Bar: Seafood; 1624 Q St. NW; 202-462-4265; $$
  • Komi: 1509 17th St. NW; 202-332-9200; $$$
  • Kramerbooks and Afterwords: Café, desserts, books; 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-387-1462; $-$$
  • La Tomate: Italian; 1707 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-667-5505; $$
  • Lauriol Plaza: Mexican/Latin-American; 1835 18th St. NW; 202-387-0035; $-$$
  • Lebanese Taverna: Lebanese; 2641 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-265-8681; $$
  • Merkado Kitchen: Latin w/Asian Twist; 1443 P St. NW, 202-299-0018; $$
  • Mourayo: Greek; 1732 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-667-2100; $$
  • Nage (in the Marriott Courtyard Embassy Row): 1600 Rhode Island Ave. NW; 202-448-8005; $$
  • New Heights: Nouveau, Indian; 2317 Calvert St. NW; 202-234-4110; $$$
  • Nora: Eclectic, organic; 2132 Florida Ave. NW; 202-462-5143; $$$
  • Obelisk: 2029 P St. NW; 202-872-1180; $$$
  • Odeon Café: Italian; 1714 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-328-6228; $$
  • Otello: Italian; 1329 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-429-0209
  • Palm Restaurant: Steakhouse; 1225 19th St. NW; 202-293-9091; $$$
  • Pan Asian: Noodle dishes; 2020 P St. NW; 202-872-8889
  • Pesce Trattoria: Completely seafood; 2016 P St. NW; 202-466-3474; $$
  • Pizzeria Paradiso: Trendy pizza; 2029 P St. NW; 202-223-1245
  • Polo India Club: Indian; 1736 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-483-8705
  • Rajaji: Indian; 2603 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-265-7344
  • Rice: American/Thai; 1608 14th St. NW; 202-234-2400; $$
  • Rosemary’s Thyme Bistro: Mediterranean/Middle Eastern; 1801 18th St. NW, 202-332-3200; $$
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Standard red meat and trimmings; 1801 Connecticut Ave NW; 202-797-0033
  • Saigon Gourmet: Fine Vietnamese; 2635 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-265-1360
  • Sakana Japanese: Japanese, sushi; 2026 P St. NW; 202-887-0900
  • Sala Thai: Thai; 2016 P St. NW; 202-872-1144
  • Sette Osteria: Pizza, Italian; 1666 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-483-3070; $
  • Skewers: Middle Eastern, salads; 1633 P St. NW; 202-387-7400; $ - $$
  • Straits of Malaya: Malaysian; 1836 18th St. NW; 202-483-1483; $$
  • Sushi Taro: Japanese, sushi; 1503 17th St. NW; 202-462-8999; $$-$$$
  • Tabard Inn: 1739 N St. NW; 202-833-2668; $$
  • Taste of India: Indian; 2621 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-483-1115
  • Teaism: Japanese, serves afternoon tea; 2009 R St. NW; 202-667-3827; $$
  • Thai Chef: Thai; 1712 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-234-5698: $$
  • Timberlake's: Beer and burgers; 1726 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-483-2266
    21P: 2100 P St. NW; 202-223-3824: $$
  • Vidalia: Southern influenced American; 1990 M St. NW; 202-659-1990; $$-$$$
  • Woodley Café: Pasta and steaks; 2619 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-332-5773
  • Zorba's: Greek; 1612 20th St. NW; 202-387-8555

Adams Morgan

  • Addis Ababa: Ethiopian; 2106 18th St. NW; 202-232-6092
  • Amsterdam Falafelshop: Fresh falafels and fries; 2425 18th St. NW; 202-234-1969; $
  • Belmont Kitchen: 2400 18th St. NW; 202-667-1200
  • Bukom Café: West African; 2442 18th St. NW; 202-265-4600
  • Cashion’s Eat Place; American; 1819 Columbia Rd. NW; 202-797 1819; $$-$$$
  • El Rincon: Spanish and Mexican; 1826 Columbia Rd. NW; 202-518-7074
  • Felix: American; 2406 18th St. NW; 202-483-3549
  • Grill from Ipanema: Brazilian; 1858 Columbia Rd. NW; 202-986-0757
  • La Fourchette: French; 2429 18th St. NW; 202-332-3077
  • Las Placitas: Caribbean and Mexican; 1828 Columbia Rd. NW; 202-745-3751
  • Little Fountain Cafe: Pasta and French; 2339 18th St. NW; 202-462-8100
  • Mama Ayesha: Middle Eastern; 1967 Calvert St. NW; 202-232-5431; $$
  • Meskerem: Ethiopian; 2434 18th St. NW; 202-462-4100
  • Millie and Al's: Pizza and neighborhood bar; 2440 18th St. NW; 202-387-8131
  • Mixtec: Mexican; 1792 Columbia Rd. NW; 202-332-1011
  • Pasta Mia: Italian; 1790 Columbia Rd NW; 202-328-9114; $
  • Perry’s: Sushi, fusion; 1813 Columbia Rd. NW; 202-234-6218; $$
  • Peyote Cafe: Southwestern; 2319 18th St. NW; 202-462-8330
  • Regent Thai Cuisine: Thai; 1910 18th St. NW, 202-232-1781; $$
  • Saigonnais: Vietnamese; 2307 18th St. NW; 202-232-5300
  • Soussi: North African-influenced; 2228 18th St. NW, 202-299-9314
  • Spaghetti Garden: Italian; 3217 18th St. NW; 202-265-6665
  • Tom Tom: Tapas; 2335 18th St. NW; 202-588-1300

U Street Corridor

The U Street Corridor, the historic heart of the city’s African-American community, is now known for restaurants, nightlife and eclectic stores.

  • Al Crostino: Italian; 1324 U St NW; 202-797-0523; $$
  • Alero: Mexican, Tex-Mex; 1301 U St NW; 202-464-2322; $$
  • Ben’s Chili Bowl: Chili, burgers, hotdogs; 1213 U St NW; 202-667-0909; $
  • Cada Vez High Tech Restaurant: American, Southern/Soul; 1438 U St NW; 202-667-2500; $$
  • Coppi’s Pizza: Italian, pizza; 1414 U St NW; 202-319-7773; $$
  • Creme Cafe: American, Southern/Soul; 1322 U St NW; 202-234-1884; $$
  • Dukem Ethiopian Market: Ethiopian; 1114-1118 U St NW; 202-667-8735; $
  • Islander Caribbean Restaurant: 1201 U St NW; 202-234-4955; $
  • Love Café: Sandwiches, cupcakes; 1501 U St. NW; 202-265-9800; $
  • Polly’s Café: American; 1342 U St NW; 202-265-8385; $
  • Simply Home: Asian, Health Food, Thai, Vegetarian/Vegan; 1410 U St NW; 202-232-8424; $$
  • Songhai: African; 1211 U St NW; 202-232-1965; $$
  • Tabaq Bistro: Middle Eastern; 1336 U St NW; 202-265-0965; $$
  • U-topia Bar & Grill: 1418 U St NW; 202-483-7669; $$


Metro Center / Chinatown / Penn Quarter

  • Andale: Contemporary Mexican; 401 7th St. NW; 202-783-3133; $$
  • Burma: Burmese, Thai; 740 6th St. NW; 202-638 1280; $
  • Café Atlantico: Latin American; 405 8th St. NW; 202-393 0812; $$-$$$
  • Café Mozart: German; 1331 H St. NW; 202-347 5732; $
  • Capitol City Brewing: American; 1100 New York Ave. NW; 202-628-2222; $$
  • Clyde’s of Gallery Place: 707 7th St. NW; 202-349-3700; $$
  • Coeur de Lion (in the Henly Park Hotel): Continental; 926 Massachusetts Ave. NW; 202-414 0500; $$$
  • Corduroy (in the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel): 1201 K St. NW; 202-589-0699; $$
  • District Chophouse and Brewery: American; 509 7th St. NW; 202-347-3434; $$
  • Fado's Irish Pub: Pub fare: 808 7th St. NW; 202-789-0066
  • Full Kee: Chinese; 509 H St. NW; 202-371-2233
  • Georgia Brown’s: Southern; 950 15th St. NW; 202-393 4499; $$-$$$
  • Gordon Biersch: 900 F St NW; 202-783-5454; $-$$
  • Hunan Chinatown: Chinese; 624 H St. NW; 202-783-5858
  • Jaleo: Tapas; 480 7th St. NW; 202-628 7947; $$
  • Legal Sea Foods: Seafood; 2020 K St. NW; 202-496-1111; $$$
  • Li Ho Food: Chinese; 501 H St. NW; 202-289-2059
  • Matchbox: 713 H St. NW; 202-289-4441; $$
  • Mehak: Indian; 817 7th St. NW; 202-408-9292; $-$$
  • Oceanaire Seafood Room; 1201 F St.; 202-347-2277; $$$
  • Old Ebbitt Grill: American; 675 15th St. NW; 202-347 4800; $$
  • Red Sage: Southwestern; 605 14th St. NW; 202-638 4444; $$$
  • Rosa Mexicano; 575 7th St. NW; 202-783-5522; $$
  • Ruby: Cantonese; 609 H St. NW; 202-842-0060
  • Tai Shan: Chinese; 622 H St. NW; 202-639-0266
  • Teaism: Asian; 8th and E Sts. NW; $$
  • Ten Penh; 1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW; 202-393-4500; $$
  • Tony Cheng's Mongolian Restaurant: Chinese; 619 H St. NW; 202-842-8669; $
  • Tony Cheng's Seafood Restaurant: Seafood; 619 H St. NW; 202-371-8669; $
  • Tosca: 1112 F St. NW; 202-367-1990; $$$
  • Zaytinya: Greek tapas; 701 9th St. NW; 202-638-0800; $-$$
  • Zola: 800 F St NW; 202-654-0999; $$$

Georgetown

  • Aditi: Indian; 3299 M St. NW; 202-625-6825
  • Agraria: American; 3000 K St. NW; 202-298-0003; $$
  • Austin Grill: Tex-Mex; 2404 Wisconsin Ave. NW; 202-337-8080
  • Café Milano: 3251 Prospect St. NW; 202-333-6183; $$-$$$
  • Citronelle: 3000 M St. NW; 202-625-2150; $$$
  • Filomena Ristorante Georgetown: Italian; 1063 Wisconsin Ave. NW; 202-337-2782; $$
  • Fino’s: Italian; 3033 M St. NW; 202-337-4500; $$
  • Japan Inn: Japanese; 1715 Wisconsin Ave. NW; 202-337-3400
  • La Chaumiere: French; 2813 M St. NW; 338-1784; $$$
  • Old Europe: German; 2434 Wisconsin Ave. NW; 202-333-7600; $$
  • 1789: American; 1226 36th St. NW; 202-965-1789; $$$
  • Sushiko: Japanese; 2309Wisconsin Ave. NW; 202-333-4187
  • Tahoga: American; 2815 M St. NW; 202-338-5380; $$$
  • The Tombs: 1226 36th St. NW; 202-337-6668; $$
  • Zed’s Ethiopian Cuisine: Ethiopian; 1201 28th St. NW; 202-333-4710

Capitol Hill

In a hurry while travelling? Try the Union Station Food Court: A wide range of fast food, sushi, salads, etc.; 50 Mass. Ave. NE; $-$$

  • Aatish On The Hill: Pakistani; 609 Pennsylvania Ave. SE; 202-544-0931; $
  • B. Smith’s: Southern, Creole; 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE; 202-289-6188; $$-$$$
  • Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream: Ice cream; 327 7th St. SE; 202-546-CAKE; $
  • Bistro Bis, Hotel George: French; 15 E St. NW; 202-661-2700, $$$
  • Capitol City Brewing Co.: American; 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE; 202-842-BEER; $-$$
  • Capitol Lounge: Burgers, sandwiches; 229 Pennsylvania Ave. SE; 202-547-2098; $
  • Charlie Palmer Steak: American; 101 Constitution Ave. NW; 202-547-8100; $$$
  • Dubliner: Irish food; 520 N. Capitol St. NW; 202-737-3773; $$
  • La Brasserie: French; 239 Massachusetts Ave. NE; 202-546-9154; $$-$$$
  • La Colline: French; 400 N. Capitol St. NW; 202-737-0400; $$$
  • Las Placitas: Mexican and Salvadoran; 517 8th St. SE; 202-543-3700; $-$$
  • Monocle on Capitol: Continental; 107 D St. NE; 202-546-4488; $$$
  • Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar: American; 223 Pennsylvania Ave SE; 202-544-8088; $$$
  • Tortilla Coast: Tex-Mex; 400 1st St. SE; 202-546-6768; $
  • Two Quail: 320 Massachusetts Ave. NE; 202-543-8030; $$-$$$
  • White Tiger: Indian; 301 Massachusetts Ave NE; 202-546-5900; $$

Waterfront

  • Cityzen (in the Mandarin Oriental hotel): 1330 Maryland Ave. SW; 202-787-6006; $$$
  • Market Inn: Seafood; 200 E St. SW; 202-554-2100, $$
  • Phillips: Seafood; 900 Water St. SW; 202-488-8515; $$

Compiled by Cheryl Stadel-Bevans
August 17, 2001
Updated by Sharmila Bhatia
June 28, 2006

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Members of the Host Committee would like to invite attendees of the 2006 Joint Annual Meeting to dine with them at their favorite restaurant.

We've chosen a few restaurants from our dining guide, highlighting the variety of price ranges and cuisines available in DC. Be sure to check the bulletin board near the registration desk for signup sheets – don’t miss this chance to sample some of DC's best restaurants in the company of your colleagues.


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