Living and Dining in Washington DC
DC has a wide range of dining options ranging from the traditional power-dining mainstay to affordable ethnic cuisine to historic eateries and celebrity hotspots. Following are a few favorites.
As the Traveler's Choice award winner in 2012, this restaurant is known for its Belgian, French, Seafood and American cuisines. It's rated as one of the top choices in the city for romantic dining and ideal for entertaining clients and celebrating special occasions.
Marcel's is located in the West End neighborhood of Washington, DC, and accepts reservations.
Located in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, this restaurant offers Modern and American cuisine. Recognized as one of the top restaurants in the area for the past four years, CityZen is located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.
As one of the most popular Indian Restaurants in DC, Rasika is perfect for discovering some of the most flavorful cuisine in the city. This restaurant features Chef Vikram Sunderam and is located in the Penn Quarter area of the city.
Ray's The Steaks
Endorsed by President Obama, Ray's features the Ray's Hell Burger and many of the best steaks in the city. With high-quality beef and a no-frills environment, this is a place you must try.
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace
Located on 14th Street NW, in the vibrant Logan Circle neighborhood, Pearl Dive Oyster Palace is a notable place for seafood. The bar Black Jack provides a great place to wait for your table as you sip on a perfectly mixed cocktail and enjoy oysters on the half shell. Once safely ensconced at the restaurant, you can enjoy gumbo, po'boys and succulent seafood in the city.