Washington Restaurants near The White House

Our list of the best food near The White House. Our top pick: The Hay-Adams Hotel.
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  • The White House

    The White House

    1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
    The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States. Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C., the house was designed by Irish-born James Hoban, and built between 1792 and 1800 of white-painted Aquia Creek sandstone in the Neoclassical style. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams. When Thomas Jefferson moved into the house in 1801, he expanded the building outward, creating two colonnades that were meant to conceal stables and storage.
    Downtown food nearby
  • The Hay-Adams Hotel

    The Hay-Adams Hotel

    800 16th St NW
    Su-Th 11:30AM-midnight, F-Sa 11:30AM-12:30AM. Recognized by Forbes.com as one of the world’s best hotel bars, Off the Record is known as Washington’s premiere "power bar" (right across the park from the White House), and a place to be seen and not heard.
    Downtown
  • Founding Farmers

    Founding Farmers

    1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW
    American True Food & Drink from the greenest full-service, upscale-casual eateries in Washington, D.C., and Potomac, Md.
    Foggy Bottom
  • Equinox

    Equinox

    818 Connecticut Ave NW
    M-Th 11:30AM-2PM,5:30PM-10PM, F 11:30AM-2PM,5:30PM-10PM, Sa 5:30PM-10:30PM, Su 5:30PM-9PM. $45-60; tasting menus: $75-90. Celebrity chef Todd Gray's D.C. restaurant, serving fine seasonal American cuisine. Offers a tasting menu, with pasta, fish, and cheese courses. Vegetarian options also available.
    Downtown
  • Lincoln Restaurant

    Lincoln Restaurant

    1110 Vermont Ave NW
    The assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, as the American Civil War was drawing to a close. The assassination occurred five days after the commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, surrendered to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant and the Union Army of the Potomac. Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, though an unsuccessful attempt had been made on Andrew Jackson thirty years before in 1835. The assassination was planned and carried out by the well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth, as part of a larger conspiracy in a bid to revive the Confederate cause.
    Downtown
  • Old Ebbitt Grill

    Old Ebbitt Grill

    675 15th St NW
  • The Hamilton

    The Hamilton

    600 14th St NW
    restaurant; live music venue / #EatDrinkListen
    Downtown
  • Chef Geoff's (Downtown)

    Chef Geoff's (Downtown)

    1301 Pennsylvania Ave NW
    5 Restaurants in Washington DC Area
    Downtown
  • Ceiba

    Ceiba

    701 14th St NW
    For menus or reservations check out www.ceibarestaurant.com.
    Downtown
  • DC Coast

    DC Coast

    1401 K St NW
    For menus or reservations check out www.dccoast.com.
    Downtown
  • Greek Deli & Catering

    Greek Deli & Catering

    1120 19th St NW
    There are a couple very popular bottom-budget Greek places just north in Dupont Circle (which shall remain nameless), with simply awful food. This place, on the other hand, no one seems to know about, and serves fantastic, authentic Greek food at prices just as low. Carryout only, but you've got nice parks right nearby to turn this into a picnic.
    Foggy Bottom
  • Donovan House Rooftop

    Donovan House Rooftop

    Donovan House1155 14th St NW
    Donovan House is a luxury boutique hotel in Washington, D.C., located at 1155 14th Street Northwest. The Donovan House is one of twelve Kimptons currently operating in the DC metropolitan area, being the eighth property the California-based company has opened in the District of Columbia.
    Downtown
  • Mio

    Mio

    1110 Vermont Ave NW
    Puerto Rican and Latin American Cuisine. Cocina Abierta - An approach to food, life and love.
    Downtown
  • Georgia Brown's

    Georgia Brown's

    950 15th St NW
    Located in Washington DC, Georgia Brown’s restaurant offers award-winning Southern cuisine. Come to Georgia Brown’s for traditional Southern classics, and don’t miss our famous Sunday jazz brunch!
    Downtown
  • Kellari Taverna

    Kellari Taverna

    1700 K Street NW
    The perfect place for lunch, brunch & dinner events. Serving the finest Greek Mediterranean Seafood in the heart of Washington DC.
    Downtown
  • Smith & Wollensky

    Smith & Wollensky

    1112 19th St NW
    America's Premier Steakhouse
    Foggy Bottom
  • Bobby Van's Steakhouse

    Bobby Van's Steakhouse

    809 15th St NW
    Fine aged steaks & fresh seafood served daily. One of New York City’s best Steakhouses.
    Downtown
  • Bobby Van's grill

    Bobby Van's grill

    1201 New York Ave NW
    1201 New York Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20005
    Downtown
  • Oceanaire Seafood Room

    Oceanaire Seafood Room

    1201 F St NW
  • Starbucks

    13037 Lee Jackson Meml Hwy
    We are the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world since 1971.
  • Kinkead's

    Kinkead's

    2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW
  • Siroc

    Siroc

    915 15th Street NW
  • Potenza

    1430 H St NW
  • BLT Steak

    BLT Steak

    1625 I St NW
    BLT Steak combines a bistro ambiance with steakhouse fare and quality service. Satisfy your cravings with popovers, prime steaks and fresh seafood.
    Downtown
  • Adour (St. Regis Hotel)

    Adour (St. Regis Hotel)

    923 16th St NW
    Cuisine designed with wine in mind.
    Downtown
  • Elephant & Castle

    Elephant & Castle

    1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW
    Elephant&Castle™ is an authentic English pub concept that combines British Classics with North American favorites founded in 1977. Today, E&C operates over twenty establishments and it continues to expand rapidly across the United States and Canada!
    Downtown
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