Food and Drink

The Best Places to Eat in Washington, DC

Don’t let the "politics as usual" fool you. Even politicians have to eat and when they do, they do it well. Here are our best places to eat in Washington, DC.

Marvin
Paying tribute to DC-native and music legend, Marvin Gaye, Marvin’s serves up Southern cuisine including free-range Country Fried Chicken and Waffles, Goat Cheese Croquettes, and Shrimp and Grits.
Rasika
Rasika celebrates the modern flavors of India with savory dishes combining cardamom, ginger and Tandoori. Rasika is a critically acclaimed restaurant visited by top chefs like Tom Collichio.
Oyamel
Meat, seafood and tacos galore. If you’re craving a little bit of everything, Oyamel is the perfect treat, serving up delicious tapas for you and your friends to share, for as little as $3.00 a plate.
Matchbox
Nestled in the bustling Chinatown/Gallery Place district, Matchbox is one of the hottest spots in DC, serving small and large appetizers and entrees including brick-oven pizzas, mini burgers, bacon-wrapped shrimp and grits, prime New York strips and more.

Visit Matchbox at their Rockville, MD, and DC location in Chinatown.

About the Author

Rani Craft Robinson-Kiganda is managing producer of Travelchannel.com. A Washingtonian, Floridian and wannabe Charlestonian, Rani’s passion for writing, travel, photography and food brought her to Africa, Singapore and Italy. Rani looks forward to her next adventure: traveling with her husband and 2 small children. Follow Rani on Twitter @IAmCraftWeb.

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