Great DC Eats
Capitol Hill isn’t just home to America’s top decision-makers and political centers. The neighborhood also boasts some of the best DC restaurants, many of which sit within walking distance of the Capitol Hill Hotel.
From classic Washington DC steakhouses to Asian eateries to some of the nation’s most forward-thinking New American establishments, Capitol Hill has a wide variety of restaurants popular among locals and visitors alike. Find a flavor to suit your taste through our Washington DC dining guide:
Hawk ’N’ Dove
Talk politics, sip an Old Fashioned, and enjoy traditional American cuisine at the D.C. go to restaurant.
329 Pennsylvania Ave. SE Washington, DC 20003
Jaleo by José Andrés
Located in Penn Quarter, Jaleo blends festive spirit and energy with the flavors of traditional Spanish cuisine.
480 7th St NW Washington, DC 20004
With an eclectic menu and a cozy restaurant space, Rose's Luxury is a highly sought-after restaurant in Eastern Market.
717 8th St SE Washington, DC 20003
Enjoy an authentically modern Indian dining experience at Rasika, located in Penn Quarter.
633 D St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Good Stuff Eatery
Just a block away from the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill, Good Stuff Eatery is the go to spot for a hamburgers & shake.
303 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003
Charlie Palmer Steak
Just off the National Mall with impressive Capitol views, Charlie Palmer Steak is the place to go for bold American food.
101 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001
Hank’s Oyster Bar
Indulge in fresh seafood and fantastic oysters at Hank's Oyster Bar, located in the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood along the Potomac River.
701 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC 20024
Nestled into the Capitol Hill Neighborhood and home to fantastic restaurants, lively Eastern Market is a perfect place for shopping & dining in DC.
225 7th St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Located along the Potomac River, District Wharf is a destination in itself. Enjoy, shopping, dining, and entertainment while taking in fantastic waterfront views.
760 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024
The Market Lunch
Grab a hearty breakfast or lunch from this counter-serve restaurant in the heart of Eastern Market.
225 7th St SE Washington, DC 20003
A narrow tavern across from Eastern Market, Boxcar Tavern is known for its Victorian London vibes and pub grub.
224 7th St SE Washington, DC 20003
Located in the bustling 8th Street of Barracks Row, Matchbox serves wood-fired pizzas & American cuisine in a former warehouse.
521 8th St SE Washington, DC 20003
With residences, a hotel, plenty of shopping, and of course dining, CityCenterDC is a destination in itself.
825 10th St NW, Washington, DC 20268
Ambar Capitol Hill
Enjoy small plates of traditional Balkan cuisine and regional spirits in a rustic-chic setting.
523 8th St SE Washington, DC 20003
Known as the original Belgian restaurant in D.C., Belga is known for authentic dishes and an extensive craft beer selection.
514 8th St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Harvest Tide Steakhouse
Boasting a menu made up of steaks, fresh seafood, and local produce, Harvest Tide is a community-driven steakhouse.
212 7th St SE, Washington, DC 20003
A perfect gathering spot in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, Lavagna serves classic homemade Italian dishes alongside fantastic cocktails and wine.
539 8th St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Bodegon Spanish Tapas
Featuring an open kitchen and dining room, Bodegon serves authentic Spanish cuisine and the best sangria around.
515 8th St SE, Washington, DC 20003
With several locations in the D.C. area, Ted's Bulletin in Capitol Hill is known for serving creative and contemporary American cuisine.
505 8th St SE, Washington, DC 20003