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Penn Quarter's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews

Penn Quarter's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews

A photo of Punjab Grill restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(729)
$$$$
• Indian • Penn Quarter
Booked 15 times today

Punjab Grill is a contemporary Indian restaurant that blends time-honored recipes handed down from generations of khansaamas (chefs) with exciting new gastronomic technique. Our team offers expertly crafted cocktails and an assortment of spectacular wines in our sumptuous yet inviting design,...

A photo of Oyamel restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(9111)
$$$$
• Mexican • Penn Quarter
Booked 88 times today

Oyamel Cocina Mexicana combines Mexico’s rich regional culinary traditions with modern urban fare. Guests experience an array of antijitos—traditional Mexican snack or small plates—along with authentic tacos, ceviches and an impressive selection of cocktails and tequilas. This is like no Mexican...

A photo of Central Michel Richard restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(7483)
$$$$
• American • Penn Quarter
Booked 18 times today

In accordance with CDC guidance we are lifting mask restrictions for fully vaccinated staff & guests both indoors & outdoors. If you have not been vaccinated fully, please continue to wear a mask inside the restaurant until you have been.Michel Richard's modern American brasserie and winner of the...

A photo of Karma Modern Indian restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(533)
$$$$
• Contemporary Indian • Penn Quarter
Booked 5 times today

Creatively and relatively re imagining classic Indian cuisine and flavors, Karma Modern Indian uses locally-sourced ingredients prepared with traditional and modern cooking methods. We aim to make Indian food more approachable by introducing the traditional cuisine with contemporary plating and...

A photo of China Chilcano restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2796)
$$$$
• Peruvian • Penn Quarter
Booked 54 times today

China Chilcano celebrates the fascinating intersection of cultures that defines the culinary spectrum of Peru, interpreted through the inimitable lens of chef José Andrés and his talented team. From traditional Peruvian to Chinese Chifa to Japanese Nikkei, China Chilcano will indulge diners in a...

Discover Penn Quarter

Lively and bustling, Penn Quarter is regarded by many as an epicenter of cultural activity in Washington, D.C. Its high density of theaters and museums makes it a critical attraction for visitors while the neighborhood walkability makes it a much-desired destination for locals to live. Both of these traits make it a great opportunity for the aspiring foodie. The options here are diverse. The hip youth appeal has managed to draw in renowned chefs. As a result, the restaurants blend mature flavors devised by chefs at the top of their game. Whether you're looking for a traditional three-course Spanish meal, a luxuriant Italian dinner served on a checkered tablecloth or a fried chicken sandwich you can enjoy on the go, you'll have no lack of options in Penn Quarter.

Lively and bustling, Penn Quarter is regarded by many as an epicenter of cultural activity in Washington, D.C. Its high density of theaters and museums makes it a critical attraction for visitors while the neighborhood walkability makes it a much-desired destination for locals to live. Both of these traits make it a great opportunity for the aspiring foodie. The options here are diverse. The hip youth appeal has managed to draw in renowned chefs. As a result, the restaurants blend mature flavors devised by chefs at the top of their game. Whether you're looking for a traditional three-course Spanish meal, a luxuriant Italian dinner served on a checkered tablecloth or a fried chicken sandwich you can enjoy on the go, you'll have no lack of options in Penn Quarter.

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