It is Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week! Summer Restaurant Week runs from Aug. 9-15, giving diners the chance to explore new neighborhoods and cuisines. Find out which local eateries are participating on your Main Street!
Cleveland Park Main Street
Bindaas (3309 Connecticut Ave NW)
Here, you can find modern takes on Indian street food. Try the fiery fried chicken, kebabs, and other snacks, all while taking in the hip surroundings. Give them a ring for their Restaurant Week offer.
Sababa (3311 Connecticut Ave NW)
Like the name Sababa, Israel’s food has roots in Jewish and Arab cuisine. The cuisine of Sababa exemplifies the true melting pot that is Israel. They are offering a 3-course (two salads + hummus, main entree, and dessert) $35 per person dinner option – view the delicious Restaurant Week menu here.
Logan Circle Main Street
Commissary (1443 P St NW)
Their diverse menu is affordable and straightforward with an emphasis on local and sustainable. Here you will find a broad offering of entrees and seasonal specials.
For Summer Restaurant Week, they are offering the ENTIRE menu for you to choose from, including Tomato Festival Month specials.
$22 Lunch & Brunch: Three courses from the entire menu, including specials.
$35 Dinner: Three courses from the entire menu, including specials, PLUS a drink (choice of select wine, beer or soft drink).
Cork Wine Bar (1805 14th St NW)
Cork offers at least 50 wines by the glass and 250 bottles from small producers worldwide. Cork is an affordable, casually elegant place that demystifies the world of wine by giving you real descriptions of what you are drinking!
Doi Moi (1800 14th St NW)
Exploding with rich flavor and vibrant color, Doi Moi embraces the collision of Vietnamese and French culture and what ultimately emerged as a wildly popular and delicious style of food.
Gypsy Kitchen (1825 14th St NW)
Just like travelers collecting favorite memories and souvenirs, their team has gathered the most compelling flavors and techniques from Spain, Greece, Lebanon, Morocco, Israel, and beyond. The menu is peppered with familiar ingredients like homemade hummus, whole roasted branzino, roasted lamb, serrano ham, and succulent grilled prawns. You’ll also find lesser-known, delightfully flavorful creations!
Logan Tavern (1423 P St NW)
Logan Tavern is a neighborhood restaurant and bar that’s as perfect for a quick weekday bite as it is for a Friday night out with friends. Come by for dinner, lunch, happy hour, or try their great weekend brunch for some comfort food with a twist.
For Restaurant Week, they are offering a $22 3-course lunch menu and a $35 3-course dinner menu.
Pappe (1317 14th St NW)
The fiery curry from the Goa region of India that can leave you begging for mercy or your mother is the dish that brought the partners of Pappe together. Since the restaurant is built on friendship, they opted to name it Pappe, which means “brother” in Punjabi. They have created a cozy, colorful Indian eatery featuring samosas, curry, and veggie dishes. Check out their $35 dinner menu as well as their $55 dinner menu option.
Lower Georgia Avenue Main Street
Taqueria Del Barrio (821 Upshur St NW)
While not technically located on Lower Georgia Avenue Main Street, Taqueria Del Barrio is right around the corner! Check out this neighborhood taqueria in the heart of Petworth. They serve authentic Mexican food made with locally sourced ingredients.
U Street Main Street
Bresca (1906 14th St NW)
This is modern bistronomy—casual fine dining where experimentation becomes the everyday. Experience cuisine that’s constantly evolving in a setting that’s forever inviting. Their Restaurant Week menu is only available to go – they are participating by offering a $60 menu that serves two.
Tico (1926 14th St NW)
Tico has a playful, inviting vibe as it boasts an open kitchen with six stools at the ceviche bar to observe the behind-the-scenes action. Tico offers an extensive beverage program, including draft and craft cocktails, local breweries, and wines from Central and South American, Spain, and the US. Check out their $35 dinner menu for Restaurant Week.
The Smith (1314 U St NW)
At The Smith, they care about every meal and every moment. Walk in the door, and you’re in for a great time. Whether it’s date night, drinks on the town, a big birthday bash, a working lunch, a boozy brunch, or an I-don’t-want-to-cook-tonight night, they’ve got you covered. They are offering a $22 lunch option and a $35 dinner deal!
Woodley Park Main Street
Duke’s Counter (3000 Connecticut Ave NW)
An East London-inspired restaurant and bar from the Duke’s Grocery team, Duke’s Counter is the home of the Proper Burger! They are located directly across from the National Zoo. They are offering a lunch, brunch, AND dinner option – view their Restaurant Week menu here.