Want to have a bite of the world famous Middle Eastern delicacy, falafel? Head to Amsterdam Falafelshop, where you can enjoy these delicious treats at a reasonable price. The restaurant offers a variety of toppings which you can sprinkle over the pita bread and falafel. You can create a falafel perfectly suited to your taste! For a quick meal at a great price, this eatery is one of the city's favorites.
A cute little gem located in upper Georgetown, this is the perfect place to fulfil your Vietnamese food cravings without breaking the bank. On top of an impressive selection of banh mi, with the barbecue pork belly being the most popular, there are also a plethora of vermicelli and rice options, as well as pho and vegetarian dishes that are jam packed with flavor. Delicious food aside, the service is impeccable - the staff is always ready with a smile, and the quaint interior brings to mind a comfy home.
Get cocooned in the warmth of Greek hospitality at Kellari Taverna. The restaurant and the staff, driven by their motto, "Enter as Strangers, Leave As Friends," ensure that no guest leaves their premises dissatisfied, but instead will come back for more. A must try here are their seafood dishes made with authentic Hellenistic flair. Complement your meal with a wine from their collection of over 300 labels. For those who would love to enjoy Greek wines at reasonable rates can drop in on the first Monday of every month, when they host Greek Wine Happy Hour.
Masala Art is a gourmet addition to the Indian restaurant scene in Washington DC. With authentic preparations like naan, biryani, paneer makhan masala and irresistible desserts like shahi tukra and more, Masala Art promises an outstanding customer service as well. Don't miss trying the lip-smacking appetizers like aloo tikki chaat, vegetable samosa, papri chaat and a number of tandoor specialties as well. They have delivery and take out facilities.
This casual restaurant takes its name from John Singer Sargent's painting El Jaleo. A large mural of a flamenco dancer, based on Sargent's work, adorns a wall in the restaurant and sets the casual tone of the interior. Jaleo is the perfect place to drink sangria, devour tasty tapas and tantalize your taste buds with paella. Flamenco dancers entertain the crowd on Wednesday evenings.
Il Canale is your quintessential Neapolitan pizzeria. Nestled in Georgetown, this restaurant serves delectable cuisine from the southern regions of Italy. The restaurant offers authentic Neapolitan pizzas, made of thin crust topped with tomatoes from San Marzano and mozzarella along with the usual herbs and sauces. Freshly prepared, these thin crust pies are made using a wood-fired oven imported from Italy. Guests can enjoy the rooftop deck when the weather is nice and take in the serene view of the C&O Canal.
The Pig is a must visit for pork lovers in Washington DC. This restaurant in Logan Circle advocates a nose-to-tail culinary philosophy and specializes in creative renditions of pork. It sources its meat from La Plata MD, its local farm, and features specialties with global influences like barbecue pigtails, bratwurst, Cuban porchetta and cider braised cheek. Their sausage board and pig platters are great when paired with wine, sake or champagne from their beverage list. Other contemporary dishes include salad and seafood. Their pork blood chocolate pudding deserves a special mention. This place is ideal for hosting private parties and events.
Named after the legendary Russian damsel Mari Vanna who is said to have been the perfect hostess, Mari Vanna restaurant is a popular dining place in Washington. Drop by for a night of revelry in true Russian style. The menu boasts traditional specials like Pelmeni, Black Caviar, Smoked Fish and Chicken Kiev. Drinks and libations are also served in plenty. At night, live music and talented DJs enthrall the audience and keep them captivated.
As a result of its location, in Washington's office-laden midtown district, the Daily Grill restaurant/bar attracts business people. The food is served in enormous portions - just the ticket for those who have worked up an appetite. The best entrees on the menu are the basic ones, such as meatloaf and chicken pot pie. Food can also be ordered at the bar, for those who like to mingle while they munch.
The name "Madhatter" is the owner's homage to the fictitious character of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. With Alice-themed artworks on the walls and cocktails like the Large Hat (a large cocktail served in a hat-shaped cup) the atmosphere is half the fun. Enjoy bottomless mimosas and brunch, or fajitas, pizza, and sandwiches.
Enjoy your favorite Mexican delicacy at the Surfside Taco Stand. Located in the Dupont neighborhood, this convenient 24-hour eatery is the best place for late-night eating thrills. The menu offers scrumptious Mexican fare of tacos, quesadillas, burritos, salsas, guacamole along with chicken and fish preparations. The restaurant caters for private events and functions.
Rice is a decadent mélange of modern and traditional Thai cuisine. Its unique menu is broken down by specialty, authenticity and healthy offerings, which are all loaded with a bevy of delightful flavors. The casual dining atmosphere is a favorite among locals who like to drop in after a long day's work, or gussy it up a bit on the weekends. Mellow music is always accompanied by top-notch service, and the cocktail selection sends you to a tropical oasis. Pick from delicacies like Pad Thai, red curry chicken, noodles in spicy soup, crunchy rice shrimp wrapped, crispy chicken, sauteed beef with ginger, steamed silken tofu, chicken cashew nuts, shrimp wonton, chicken satay, seafood basil, and crispy red snapper filet among others. People-watching is always a great experience at Rice, and the outdoor seating is the place to unwind and enjoy a scrumptious meal in the warmer months.