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Penn Quarter Restaurants

A photo of Karma Modern Indian restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(508)
$$$$
• 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 Punjab Grill restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(686)
$$$$
• Indian • Penn Quarter
Booked 7 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 Central Michel Richard restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(7424)
$$$$
• American • Penn Quarter
Booked 16 times today

Michel Richard's modern American brasserie and winner of the 2008 James Beard award for best new restaurant. Central is Michel's tribute to great American cuisine, both modern and classic, with a French accent known for our award winning fried chicken & decadent desserts. A vibrant happy hour...

A photo of Oyamel restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(8945)
$$$$
• Mexican • Penn Quarter
Booked 32 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 Jaleo DC restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(9046)
$$$$
• Spanish • Penn Quarter
Booked 46 times today

As part of phase 2 reopening and recent mandates from the DC Mayor's office, we have limited patio for parties of 6 or less. We are open for lunch and dinner daily. For more information on our commitment to our guests, please visit jaleo.com/commitment. We look forward to seeing you soon!Jaleo...

A photo of Zaytinya restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(15991)
$$$$
• Mediterranean • Penn Quarter
Booked 124 times today

Zaytinya is open with patio and indoor seating for parties of 6 or less. We cannot guarantee a request for patio seating. We are open for dinner Monday thru Thursday and lunch and dinner Friday thru Sunday. For more information on our commitment to our guests, please visit Zaytinya.com/commitment....

A photo of Cranes restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(187)
$$$$
• Spanish • Penn Quarter
Booked 16 times today

Explore the intersections of Spanish and Japanese cuisine at Cranes, a restaurant and sake lounge by chef Pepe Moncayo. Chef Pepe’s contemporary dishes spotlight the similarities he has found with the ingredients, techniques and culinary viewpoints of Japan and Spain. From cooking style to...

A photo of Flight Wine Bar restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(240)
$$$$
• American • Penn Quarter
Booked 13 times today

Menus can be perused on the Flight website. Reservations are recommended due to limited seating capacity. Please note that our outdoor seating is not covered or tented. We do however have a heater for every table.Flight is an intimate restaurant and wine bar in the historic Chinatown neighborhood...

A photo of Daikaya restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1706)
$$$$
• Japanese • Penn Quarter
Booked 8 times today

DAIKAYA WILL BE OFFERING THE RAMEN MENU ALONG WITH A LIMITED SELECTION OF IZAKAYA SMALL PLATES FOR DINE-IN SERVICE ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF DAIKAYA (IZAKAYA).

A photo of Matchbox - Penn Quarter restaurant
4.4
Awesome(166)
$$$$
• American • Penn Quarter
Booked 4 times today

Bubbling, thin crust pizzas, mini burgers, crisp salads, and craft cocktails...four great reasons to visit matchbox today. We’re the neighborhood gathering place for fun, upscale casual dining, with local, award-winning beers, broad spectrum wines, and handcrafted signature cocktails you won’t find...

A photo of Elephant & Castle - DC Pennsylvania Ave. restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(226)
$$$$
• British • Penn Quarter
Booked 3 times today

The old Union Jack behind the bar may be faded, but spirits are soarin’. And why not? This is after all, a laugh-out-loud, slap-on-the-back, greet-you-with-a-roar, English-style pub. Where the traditions are as rich and warm as the Shephard’s Pie. And where the stories flow as freely from the...

A photo of Igloos at Farmers & Distillers restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(26)
$$$$
• American • Penn Quarter
Booked 3 times today

We’re excited to welcome you to our sophisticated and cozy new outdoor dining experience at Farmers & Distillers: Our winter igloo! Seating for up to 6 people, reserve our igloo for two hours for $100 ($50 Sunday-Thursday), which includes a special tasting from our on-site distillery, Founding...

A photo of Mastro's Steakhouse - DC restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3224)
$$$$
• Steakhouse • Penn Quarter
Booked 54 times today

Mastro’s collection of sophisticated, classic Steakhouses and Ocean Club Seafood locations are recognized for their combination of world-class service, highly acclaimed cuisine, and live entertainment in an elegant yet energetic atmosphere. A truly unparalleled dining experience.

A photo of Urban Roast / District Eatz restaurant
4.5
Awesome(87)
$$$$
• Cafe Dining • Penn Quarter
Booked 56 times today

Urban Roast is a family-owned cafe and cocktail bar that offers gourmet coffees, specialty alcoholic beverages, and a wide variety of contemporary shared plates. Whether you’re grabbing a drink after work with colleagues, having a cozy Sunday brunch by our outdoor fire pits, or sharing some...

A photo of Umaya restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(385)
$$$$
• Japanese • Penn Quarter
Booked 14 times today

Umaya, where East meets West in a plethora of Japanese inspired small & large dishes. We focus on drawing from the simplicity of flavor in fresh ingredients, while giving it a Western flair. Specializing on the popular Japanese ‘street food’ - think small 'tapas' style dishes that are easy to share...

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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