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Great Places in DC
National Building Museum is one of Great Places in DC.

1. National Building Museum

8.4
401 F St NW (at 5th St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Museu · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 106 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: An awesome first stop in DC--a great exhibit on DC's urban planning history will get you oriented well to the layout of the city.

Newseum is one of Great Places in DC.

2. Newseum

9.3
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 6th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Museu · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 300 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Yes, it is a paid museum, but totally worth the ticket--$20 gets you in for two days, so take your time!

Tabard Inn is one of Great Places in DC.

3. Tabard Inn

8.9
1739 N St NW (btwn 17th & 18th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Hotel · Dupont Circle · 143 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Brunch seating opens up at 11, so get there before 10:30 (at the latest!) to get your name on the list and be guaranteed a table in the first round. Best brunch in DC.

National Museum of American History is one of Great Places in DC.

4. National Museum of American History

9.3
1400 Constitution Ave NW (at 14th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Museu de História · Northwest Washington · 356 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: My favorite Smithsonian museum hands-down...go on a weekday so it will be (a little) less crowded.

Mitsitam Cafe is one of Great Places in DC.

5. Mitsitam Cafe

7.0
950 Independence Ave SW (in National Museum of the American Indian), Washington, D.C.
Restaurante Neo-Americano · Southwest Washington · 76 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Yes, it might feel weird to grab lunch at a museum, but the cafeteria here is actually amazing. You have to see it to believe it!

Chef Geoff's is one of Great Places in DC.

6. Chef Geoff's

1301 Pennsylvania Ave NW (btwn E & F St NW), Washington, D.C.
Restaurante Americano · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 87 dicas e avaliações
Steven F Udvar-Hazy Center is one of Great Places in DC.

7. Steven F Udvar-Hazy Center

9.4
14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA
Museu · 194 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Far outside the city, but a great museum (and in my opinion way better than the Air & Space Museum on the Mall). Worth a visit if you can make it there!

Tonic is one of Great Places in DC.

8. Tonic

7.3
2036 G St NW (at 21st St NW), Washington, D.C.
Restaurante Americano · George Washington University · 120 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Happy hour with Tater Tots...what could be better?

Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro is one of Great Places in DC.

9. Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro

9.2
713 H St NW (btwn 7th & 8th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Pizzaria · Chinatown · 278 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Usually a wait around dinner time, but great, fancy-ish pizza that's also reasonably priced.

Founding Farmers is one of Great Places in DC.

10. Founding Farmers

9.3
1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW (20th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Restaurante Americano · George Washington University · 759 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Good for brunch, but a definite pain to get a table on a weekend. Go on a weekday if you possibly can! I strongly recommend the homemade English muffins...

Breadline is one of Great Places in DC.

11. Breadline

8.3
1751 Pennsylvania Ave NW (Btw 17th & 18th St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Sanduicheria · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 28 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: My favorite place for a quick bite by the White House - stop here if you need lunch while crossing back and forth across town.

Courtyard Cafe is one of Great Places in DC.

12. Courtyard Cafe

7.9
800-898 G St NW, Washington, D.C.
Café · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 17 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Grab lunch at one of the fast food places on 7th St in Chinatown and then eat it in this gorgeous atrium at the National Portrait Gallery. The museum is worth a visit if you have a free afternoon.

Eastern Market is one of Great Places in DC.

13. Eastern Market

9.4
(at North Carolina Ave. SE), Washington, D.C.
Feira Livre · 143 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: On Sundays during the warm weather months Eastern Market has a great street fair with artists, musicians, and a good flea market too! Go here for some more (ahem) personal souvenirs.

ChurchKey is one of Great Places in DC.

14. ChurchKey

9.1
1337 14th St NW (at Rhode Island Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Bar de Cerveja · Logan Circle - Shaw · 277 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: More good happy hour, although far from the metro (and therefore a little off the beaten path).

Policy Restaurant & Lounge is one of Great Places in DC.

15. Policy Restaurant & Lounge

7.0
1904 14th St NW (at T St NW), Washington, D.C.
Lounge · U-Street · 68 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Yes, the DJs here change the music every thirty seconds, but it's a fun place to go dancing with a great, graffiti-y vibe.

Ping Pong Dim Sum is one of Great Places in DC.

16. Ping Pong Dim Sum

900 7th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Restaurante Dim Sum · Chinatown · 151 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Happy hour dim sum...what could be better? The Chinatown location is small (but great), and there's also a new(ish) location in Dupont.

American Ice Company is one of Great Places in DC.

17. American Ice Company

8.8
917 V St NW (at 9th St. NW), Washington, D.C.
BBQ Joint · U-Street · 106 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Chiller than most bars in the U St area, this converted garage is a great place to grab a drink outside in the summer months.

Tryst is one of Great Places in DC.

18. Tryst

8.9
2459 18th St NW (btwn Columbia Rd & Belmont Rd NW), Washington, D.C.
Cafeteria · Adams Morgan · 292 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: If you need to "get some work done" this cool coffee house/bar is a nice place to relax and work on your laptop. Crowded in the afternoon, so bring a charged laptop so you won't need an outlet.

Oriental East is one of Great Places in DC.

19. Oriental East

1312 E West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD
Restaurante Chinês · 69 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: HUGE wait for dim sum, so get there early to pick up a ticket and then have coffee at the Caribou at the other end of the strip mall. Delicious, cheap, and worth the long line!

Iron Gate is one of Great Places in DC.

20. Iron Gate

8.8
1734 N St NW, Washington, D.C.
Restaurante Mediterrâneo · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 56 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Right next to Tabard Inn, and also an amazing place for brunch! They have a beautiful courtyard out back where you can eat outside in nice weather as well.

Cuba Libre is one of Great Places in DC.

21. Cuba Libre

7.9
801 9th St NW, Suite A (at H St NW), Washington, D.C.
Restaurante Cubano · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 151 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: One of the best (if not the best) happy hour in Chinatown! Excellent mojitos/sangria and lovely small plates.

Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe is one of Great Places in DC.

22. Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe

9.1
1517 Connecticut Ave NW (at Q St NW), Washington, D.C.
Livraria · Dupont Circle · 324 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: The quintessential independent bookstore, plus a cafe/bar where you can grab a nosh while surrounded by books!

Kapnos is one of Great Places in DC.

23. Kapnos

8.3
2201 14th St NW (at W St NW), Washington, D.C.
Restaurante Grego · U-Street · 114 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Very delicious greek small plates from the chef that brought you Graffiato (also worth a visit)!

Baked & Wired is one of Great Places in DC.

24. Baked & Wired

9.4
1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW (at K St NW), Washington, D.C.
Padaria · Georgetown · 450 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Best cupcakes in DC, hands-down. I love the Ménage à Trois, which is chocolate with a raspberry jelly center.

Slipstream is one of Great Places in DC.

25. Slipstream

8.4
1333 14th St NW (at Rhode Island Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Cafeteria · Logan Circle - Shaw · 76 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Great (albeit overpriced, of course) coffee shop/bar near Logan Circle. They have the amazing combination of both wifi and outlets, so you can stay here all day working (with a coffee or a beer)!

Amsterdam Falafelshop is one of Great Places in DC.

26. Amsterdam Falafelshop

8.9
2425 18th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Casa de Falafel · Adams Morgan · 119 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Now that there's one in Somerville it's a little less exciting, but delicious nevertheless :)

Blind Dog Cafe is one of Great Places in DC.

27. Blind Dog Cafe

944 Florida Ave NW (in Darnell's Bar), Washington, D.C.
Cafeteria · U-Street · 55 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Very charming independent cafe--a lovely place to do work with delicious cookies! Outdoor seating is also a plus.

Doi Moi is one of Great Places in DC.

28. Doi Moi

8.7
1800 14th St NW (at S St NW), Washington, D.C.
Restaurante Asiático · U-Street · 82 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: Very excellent Vietnamese food! Also small, pretty shareable plates.

DGS Delicatessen is one of Great Places in DC.

29. DGS Delicatessen

1317 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Restaurante Judaico · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 76 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: A new spin on Jewish classics--what's not to love??

Kapnos is one of Great Places in DC.

30. Kapnos

8.3
2201 14th St NW (at W St NW), Washington, D.C.
Restaurante Grego · U-Street · 114 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: I've said it before and I'll say it again--if I was forced to eat one cuisine for the rest of my life, it would be Mediterranean. This place is the bomb.com.

A Baked Joint is one of Great Places in DC.

31. A Baked Joint

9.5
440 K St NW (at 5th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Café · Mount Vernon Square · 98 dicas e avaliações

Dara F.Dara Fisher: A cousin of Baked & Wired, with amazing sandwiches and a great (albeit a bit sterile) atmosphere!