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.
&Pizza is the place to go to enjoy a wide range of pizzas that are filled with flavors and are a treat for the entire family. Order signature pizzas like the Moonstruck, Redvine or Maverick with your choice of dough. Dessert pizzas like the Lori Lane and Pizelles are unique offerings at this pizzeria. Pair your pizza with a variety of housemade sodas or craft beer or wine.
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.
What had formerly started as a popular food truck, District Taco has since evolved into an equally beloved restaurant that serves authentic Mexican fare at an affordable price. For breakfast, opt for the tacos with egg, cheese, and potatoes. For lunch and dinner, don't miss the famous Burrito Mojado, a spicy powerhouse of black beans, cheese, rice, sour cream and fantastic Salsa de Chile. Round out your meals with a side of rich guacamole, or their house special tangy garlic-lime rice. This particular Metro Center location is spacious but especially packed during lunch hours, so be sure to time your visits to beat the rush.
This Asian-style teahouse in the heart of Dupont Circle hosts outdoor Japanese tea ceremonies in summer. The rest of the year, enjoy dozens of exotic teas, breakfast, sandwiches and bento boxes. Teaism also has a small store where you can buy traditional tea settings. Try the ostrich burgers, Japanese bento boxes (rice, sushi, and a hot dish) and rice pudding for dessert. Tea is served in your own pot.
If you have a hankering for some divine baked goods, stop by the Cakeroom for some sweets. The bake shop's delectable offerings range from "tea time" cakes, to layered cakes, to gourmet cupcakes. For those who are looking for something a little less cake-y, the bakery also whips up cookies, cheesecakes, and morning pastries. Wash your selection down with coffee, hot chocolate, or tea, depending on your mood. Want something a little more personal? The Cakeroom also creates custom to-order cakes for special occasions.
Little Serow offers a truly unique dining experience as it serves Issan-style food, a type of Thai cuisine from northeast Thailand. Each week a new menu is posted on the website and when you go, you'll get that menu for a preset price. But seceding control of your menu is well worth it as you'll try unique dishes like salted duck egg along with favorites like pork ribs and ginger shrimp. The space is tiny, so small that groups larger than four will not be seated. Despite that, Little Serow does not accept reservations.
After her daring fight with cancer, that compelled owner Elizabeth Petty to adopt a raw and vegan diet, she was introduced to the benefits of eating raw and staying healthy. She envisioned to share this passion with others and thus, Elizabeth's Gone Raw was born. This is a unique restaurant open only on Friday evenings. The place welcomes patrons into a classy setting where cocktails form the first round, these are exceptionally-crafted concoctions that lay the perfect start to the fare that follows next. Elizabeth's Gone Raw focuses on a new menu every Friday, so every visit is a surprise for the patrons. Here food is cooked well under 244 degree Fahrenheit (118 degree Celsius) and all the ingredients are raw. Nevertheless, everything is plated with perfection and arrives at your table looking nothing less than a masterpiece. Though, it is essential to develop a taste for raw food and vegan fare, a visit to Elizabeth's Gone Raw is must for the experience it offers.
If you wish to satiate a massive appetite on a budget then Nooshi is the place to be. Taking pride in their authentic Asian menu this restaurant leaves no stone unturned in delighting their patrons. Dimly lit with yellow lights and furnished with comfortable booths, Nooshi is perfect for groups and families alike. In addition they have a quaint patio which is perfect during warmer months. Sushi is their forte hence one simply cannot leave it out. After some shrimp tempura, try the seafood-infused ramen or the Chicken wonton soup. Roasted salmon and honey-laced chicken which is topped with peanuts are their other specialities. There are plenty of potent drinks to wash down these Asian dishes.
District Taco has several locations across the city, this branch of the Mexican restaurant chain is located near the Dupont Circle. The place is busy since its opening hours and delights many patrons with tacos, Huevos Rancheros and Burritos for breakfast. For lunch, many explore District Taco for their delicious Quesadillas, Nachos Borrachos, Carnitas, Carne Asada, Barbacoa and Pollo Asado. Salsas are available in four taste preferences but all are equally delectable. Cerveza washes down the food perfectly.
If you are in the mood to eat sandwiches, but are tired of the ordinary dishes that are served around, head to the Best Sandwich Place for a memorable dining experience. Boasting of creative eats like Rib-Eye Steak Melt, Carved Turkey Sandwich and Spicy Chicken and Arugula. Besides the sandwiches, the kitchen also serves up salads, soups and burgers as well as a number of breakfast delicacies like Bagels and English Muffins. If you are in the mood for a gourmet snack, look no further than the hearty meals served at Best Sandwich Place.