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Your Home Base for Visiting Washington DC Attractions

Your Washington DC vacation will be filled with life-long memories, but we’ve taken the work out of finding those special spots for you. This guideline will give you directions and description to the best Washington DC attractions. And please, if you’ve any questions before your stay, send us an email. We’re here to help you have the best time possible. Happy travels!

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Washington DC Colleges and Universities

Washington DC Comedy Clubs

  • Capitol Steps – They put the “mock” in Democracy. Political fresh Comedy every Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
  • DC Improv – Comedy Club, Restaurant, bar and comedy school. This is a great venue that has hosted Ellen DeGeneres, Dave Chappelle and Brian Regan. Squeeze some fun into your #DCvacation

Washington DC Convention Hotels and Venues

Washington DC Courts

  • Supreme Court – The Supreme Court is composed of the Chief Justice of the United States, and Associate Justices. Court Officers assist in courtly functions. The Supreme Court is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to take a tour.

Washington DC Libraries

  • Library Of Congress – If you’re a book junkie, history wizard, or lover of all things hardcover, then visit the largest library in the world. With millions of items in its collection: books, tapes, manuscripts, recordings and photographs, it will be easy to get lost.

Washington DC Newspapers and Magazines

  • The Washington Diplomat – An audited organization that reaches all foreign embassies in the district, this newspaper has been around for more than 20 years.
  • The Washington Post – One of Washington DC’s daily newspapers.
  • Washington Times – Breaking news on politics, international affairs, and any democratic issues at hand, this is a one-stop-shop for your worldly news.
  • The Examiner – Local news, breaking news and political news happening in the district.
  • Washingtonian Magazine – Great coverage on the best of everything in Washington DC including the best restaurants and activities. If you’re a #DCsocialite, this is the magazine to be attached to.

Washington DC Shopping

  • Old Post Office Pavilion – Built in 1899, the Old Post Office’s clock tower offers great views and home of the Congress Bells.
  • Retale.com – is a free online and app-based resource for local shopping. Based on your location, you can view the newest deals and sales in weekly ads from your favorite retailers.
  • Postmates – Order in anything you’d like with this awesome on-demand app.
  • The Shops at Georgetown Park Mall – This shopping center moves along the heart of Georgetown. Whether your taste is eclectic, luxury, or fun trinkets, this Washington DC things to do has it all.
  • Macy’s – Who doesn’t love a good shopping spree here?
  • Mazza Gallery – High end shops such as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Store and more found at the Friendship Heights Red Line Stop.
  • The Shops at Wisconsin Place – Big store names mingle with family-run shops, make some time to stroll in and out of each.
  • Marshall’s Store – Great prices on designer items. Not only do they sell clothing near our Washington DC Inn, but they also carry household items.
  • The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City – Just a couple of miles from the Smithsonian museums and monuments, across the Potomac River at the Arlington, VA Pentagon City Metro Stop.
  • CityCenterDC – Right in the city there is this 10-acres oasis of retail and local living with high-end stores, the best restaurants, and local residents mixed in with visitors from all over the world.

Washington DC History & Museums

Washington DC history and museums are the primary activities here in our Nation’s Capitol. And, if you’re in the market for fitbit steps, strap on your sneakers. There is simply not enough time to see everything on your Washington DC business travel. But select from the list below and allow 1-2 hours for each. Healthy walking and history is better combo than peanut butter and chocolate.

History in Washington DC

  • Historical Tour of the White House – This is an event that is open to anyone. But you must apply for tickets through your congressperson or embassy a few months in advance.
  • Woodley Park Historic District – Animals and restaurants. Have you seen the Woodley Park Zoo baby panda yet?
  • Dupont Circle/Kalorama District – Museums, Historical Homes, Private Galleries, and several restaurants.
  • Jewish Synagogue – A place of worship and reflection.
  • Lincoln’s Cottage – President Lincoln’s seasonal home from June – November 1862-64.
  • The Heurich Mansion – Brewmaster’s Castle, one of the few Washington DC Dupont Circle castles that reflects the grand nature of old DC.Tours are available.
  • Old Stone House – The oldest building in DC, and a staple to American living among those not wealthy, a great image of war-era architecture.
  • Tudor Place –  Completed in 1816, this is a great resource for olden-day architecture, and history.

Washington DC Museums

  • Air and Space Museum – For anyone that loves all things airplanes, this spot is the best way to get your aviation on. Plus, there is a cafeteria.
  • Museum of Natural History – Part of the Smithsonian institution, a great research exhibition and educational facility.
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum – A large collection of art and example of American creativity, this place is a collection of American art throughout history.
  • Museum of American History – The complexity of American history, this museum helps attendees understand the past and how it has impacted our history today.
  • Textile Museum – This museum expands public knowledge and appreciation of the artistic and cultural importance of textiles and is located a short walk from the American Guest House
  • Newseum – There’s always more to every story and you won’t want to leave this museum once you start excavating the stories so prepare to spend at least a few hours here. Tickets for adults ages 19 to 64 are $22.95 plus tax but on August 1st adult and senior tickets will be just $10 all weekend! Plus, kids 18 and younger may visit free through Labor Day!
  • Lincoln’s Cottage – President Lincoln’s seasonal home from June – November 1862-64.
  • National Building Museum – This museum is about architecture, engineering and design and offers free access to the Great Hall and historic building tours. There is a museum shop, cafe, and lots for children to do.
  • National Postal Museum – Served as a Washington, D.C. post office from 1914 through 1986.
  • U.S. Navy Museum – The vessel for historical naval artifacts. This museum is to inspire military personnel and the general public.
  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing – Come see where the U.S. dollar is printed. Billions of Federal Reserve Notes are printed here every year.
  • Holocaust Museum – One of the most tragic events in history, the Holocaust preserves the tragedy of WWII in an incredible beautiful way.
  • Corcoran Art Museum – It opened in 1869, the oldest art museum in Washington, DC and a major center for American art.
  • Jewish Museum – The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington and its Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum.
  • The Pentagon – Is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, located in Arlington County, Virginia. It employs about 23,000 military and civilian employees and is the largest office building in the world.
  • Mount Vernon Estate – George Washington’s home for about 40 years – You will enjoy seeing how the First American President lived. Located about 14 miles south of American Guest House the estate can be accessed by an enjoyable bicycle ride or run via the Mount Vernon Trail.
  • Octagon Museum – The Octagon House, built between 1798 and 1800, was designed by Dr. William Thornton, the architect of the U.S. Capitol. Be sure to watch out for their resident ghost.
  • National Cathedral – Is the sixth largest in the world and is used for all sorts of national purposes, such as President Wilson’s funeral. Free tours are given to U.S. citizens if you ask your congressperson to arrange it for you. Beautiful stained glass windows make the observation deck on the 7th floor one of the best places for watching the city.
  • The Anderson House – A 50-room mansion built in 1905 and owned by Larz Anderson III born into one of Cincinnati’s most prominent families. It is now home to The Society of the Cincinnati, a vibrant community of fellowship and high purpose, dedicated to the memory of the heroes who secured the independence of the United States.
  • National Museum of African American History – For those who care about African American culture, this is a great place to reflect on all that it means to be an American.
  • Botanic Garden – Located on the National Mall between the Capitol and National Museum of the American Indian.  Here you can enjoy the beauty of exquisite orchids, fruit plants from all over the world and endangered species.  Very interesting place to visit.  Lots to see and learn. No food shop.  Free Admission.

Washington DC Paid Attractions and Activities

  • National Geographic– The real National Geographic, this place has a range of programs and exhibits to see.
  • Madame Tussauds – The best place to see famous wax figures.
  • Tidal Basin Paddle Boats – Take a break from touring and do some paddling, enjoy the Jefferson Memorial and the Cherry Blossoms from a water view on your own paddle boat.
  • Spy Museum – Become a detective in minutes. See some of the most famous crimes in history.
  • Museum of Crime & Punishment – Forensic science workshops, police simulator, plus consequences of crime–it has everything.
  • Newseum – Interactive and educational. Spare at least 3 hours to take it all in.

Washington DC Monuments

  • DC War Memorial – World War I took the lives of 116,516 Americans who died in defense of democracy overseas and 26,000 of those were local DC residents.
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt – The monument is dedicated to one of America’s greatest presidents.
  • George Washington Monument– Dedicated to the First U.S. President. Awesome place to visit, fantastic view of the city, specially the White House, however it is not easy to get a tour ticket during the busy spring and summer months, but not impossible.
  • Lincoln Memorial – Dedicated to the 16th president of the United States whose calling was to end slavery in this country. This is also the site from where Martin Luther King delivered his famous ‘I have a dream’ speech.
  • Martin Luther King Memorial – $114M of the $120M required to begin construction has been raised, site has been chosen and ground breaking ceremony happened in October 2011.
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial –  The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Historical Neighborhoods in Washington DC

  • Capitol Hill – The construction of the majestic Building started in 1793. The building was originally designed by a Dr. William Thornton, a Scottish-trained physician living in the British West Indies, not an architect at all.
  • DuPont Circle – The home to beautiful houses and rich diversity.
  • Georgetown –  A fun place to shop. Georgetown is a nationally-designated historic district.
  • Kalorama– Has been home to presidents, senators, secretary of defense, embassy Row and ambassadors and much more.

 

Washington DC Parks

Washington DC Kayaking

  • Atlantic Kayak Company – offers kayak instructions, rentals and guided tours of Georgetown and Piscataway Creek, get a group together or take a private tour.
  • Potomac Paddle Sports – This kayak school offers lessons, trips, and skill clinics in the Potomac River and C&O Canal on the Maryland side of the Potomac River

 

Washington DC Art Galleries

  • National Gallery of Arts – A special place for art lovers, plus free live music on Sunday evenings at 6:30pm. Concerts feature opera music, choral, Afghan, and lots more. Presentations are done in the West Building (6th St. & Constitution Ave, NW entrance). Seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis starting at 6pm. You cannot get in after 6:30pm.
  • The Phillips Collection – Modern Art, concerts, programs, events, and special exhibitions
only 10 minutes by foot from the American Guest House.
  • Corcoran – Gallery of American Art in the form of dance and sculpture.
  • Aaron Gallery – A contemporary art gallery, they’re committed to exposing the country’s finest artist.
  • Freer & Sackler Galleries – Asian Art at the Smithsonian.
  • National Portrait Gallery – A hall filled with influential people that have shaped America.
  • Marsha Mateyka Gallery –  A leading contemporary art gallery for paintings, sculptures, photography and art on paper.

Washington DC Theaters

Washington DC Musical Entertainment

Washington DC Movie Theaters

  • Uptown Theatre -A huge theater playing all the latest movies. Get noticed.
  • AMC Loews Georgetown 14 – Take a walk in georgetown and end the day with a movie at their local theater.
  • I-Max Theater – Fun films are featured here, like Star Trek and Dinosaurs Alive 3D.

Washington DC Public Transportation

  • Washington DC Metro/Bus planner – The best resource to plan out your public-transportation itinerary.
  • Metro/Subway – The only way to ride metro prepared.
  • Taxi Rates – Just a quick scan so you can anticipate cost.
  • Capital Bike Share – About $7 per 24 hours. Rent them off the metro bike racks, and return at the end of the day.
  • Bus 42/43 – Buses stop a few feet from this Washington DC Bed and Breakfast, every 5 to 10 minutes and also stops at DuPont Circle Subway Station, Adams Morgan, Farragut North station. Farragut West station. McPherson Sq station. Metro Center station, Gallery Pl-Chinatown station.
  • Bus H1 – Bus stops a few feet from the American Guest House and service these locations: rookland-CUA station, Columbia Heights station, Adams Morgan, Dupont Circle station, Foggy Bottom-GWU station, Potomac Park/State Dept.
  • Bus Line X3 – Serves these locations: Minnesota Ave station, Benning Rd. N.E., Hechinger Mall, H St. N.E. (X1), Government Printing Office (X1), Federal Triangl(X1), Potomac Park/State Dept. (X1), Foggy Bottom-GWU station (X1),
    Gallaudet University (X3), New York Ave-Florida Ave-Gallaudet U, station (X3), U St/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/, Cardozo station (X3), Reeves Center (X3),
    Adams Morgan (X3), Woodley Park-Zoo/, Adams Morgan station (X3),
    McLean Gardens (X3)

Washington DC Airports

  • Reagan National Airport (DCA) – This is the primary airport into DC. About 3 miles to the White House and Smithsonian museums and monuments, and just 5 miles to our Washington DC inn. After you arrive, you can taxi to your destination or take the local Metro.
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD) – A bit of a hike, this international airport has flights coming in from around the world. Twenty-six miles from DC, you can take a shuttle bus to the Silver Line.
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) – 32.3 miles to Washington DC. Ground transportation options are: taxi, mini van shuttles, sedan/limousines, train and bus/subway.

Washington DC Bus Service to Philadelphia & New York

  • MegaBus – Tickets as low as $1 from DC to New York and New York to DC. Free wifi service.
  • DC2NY – $30 one way/$60 round trip from DuPont Circle and Union Station to Penn Station in New York. Free Wi-Fi service, clean bathrooms.
  • Chinatown – $20 one way, $35 round trip. Washington DC to New York and New York to DC.
  • TripperBus -Serves the DC area and goes to NYC and back several times daily. This company is comfortable and fast.

Washington DC Tourist Itinerary

  • 1 Day Itinerary – Top pics on what to do in Washington DC with just one day. It’s not easy, but so worth it if you’re in a time crunch.
  • Bed, Breakfast, and Biking — Trails of all the best biking routes. Get out and enjoy some weather!

Washington DC Tours

  • Boomerang Tours – Thes best Washington DC party bus and party yacht.
  • CIA – This Museum helps showcase how this agency supports national security.
  • Capital Segway Tours – This is a great way to tour Washington DC but you must be at least 16 y.o.
  • Chocolate Tour in DuPont Circle – Do you love chocolate or perhaps wants to know how it is made, then this is the tour for you.
  • Cultural Tourism DC – List a broad range of activities and special events for all ages and interests.
  • DC By Foot – The name-your-price tour. You only pay what you feel the tour is worth.
  • DC Metro Food Tours – Food lovers be aware! Don’t eat before the tour, there will be plenty to eat as you tour the neighborhoods.
  • DC WalkAbout – Free, Tip-Based Capitol Hill Walking Tour – 10am-12pm Monday thru Friday.
  • Dinner Cruises – Get 3 hours of elegance and fine dinning with this tour. A bti of luxury goes a long way.
  • Dupont Circle Food Tour – Over 50 countries are represented in neighborhood.
  • FBI – No more tours until further notice, but there is a lot of great information about crime prevention awareness and Scams in general.
  • Ghost Tour – Search DC for local hauntings. This is the place to be on Halloween.
  • Hop-On Hop-Off – Open Top, Double Decker Bus –  Do you want to tour DC but only have a few hours or just in town for a day.  There is a stop at the Washington Hilton Hotel which is just a few feet away from the American Guest House. Get the most bang for your buck.
  • Monuments at Moonlight – This tour takes you to some of DC’s most popular monuments at night.
  • Old Town Trolley – Fully narrated tours that entertain and provide very interesting facts about Washington, DC and the United States history.
  • Tours and Ticket Prices – Long list of tours and price in Washington DC and surrounding areas.
  • Tour the U. S. Capitol – Plan your visit and book a tour online – Watch senators debate and vote on pending legislation.
  • TV and Movie Sites Tour – Would you like to see the mall where No Way Out was filmed and much more, then this tour is for you.
  • White House Tours – The White House is only 1 mile to the American Guest House. For tours, if you are an American citizen please contact your congressman for tickets and if you are a citizen of a foreign country, please contact your embassy in Washington, DC for assistance in submitting a tour request.
  • Walk of the Town – This is a great way to see all the sites in Washington, DC via foot.

Special Events in DC

  • Annual Museum Walk Weekend –  June 4-5 2016 Off-the-Mall museums and their neighborhoods. This walkathon tradition has been in the works since 1983. Experience visual charm and historical surroundings.
  • Adams Morgan Day – is celebrated the 2nd Sunday of September around 18th Street. The festival will feature:  arts, multicultural specialty items, crafts, a variety of food and drink, Arts on Belmont, a Kids Fair, a youth basketball tournament at Marie Reed School, and two large music stages…
  • Capitol Steps – Satirical comedy of all things Washington DC.
  • Cherry Blossoms –  Begins in March, watch the cherry blossoms open and decorate the Mall. It’s such a  special experience every year. Just be sure you time it right.
  • Concert at Pentagon Row – Every Thursday evenings from June – August from 7-9PM enjoy FREE summer concerts at Pentagon Row, where food, shops and music are all at your fingertips. From American Guest House take the metro at DuPont Circle and get off at the Pentagon City station.
  • Concert at Rock Creek Park – FREE concerts from June 15th thru September 1st
  • DC Filmfest – This is a yearly event and is loved by Washingtonian movie buffs. It features a large array of International Films and political comedies.
  • Film Festival – Another free event in DC, normally happening around September of each year.
  • Fourth of July – There is no better place to celebrate Independence Day than the Nation’s Capital City.
  • Francophonie Cultural Festival – Occurs annually March 1st thru April 13th – celebrates the diverse and rich French heritages, language, passions, music, and cuisine all here at the National Mall in Washington DC.
  • Marine Corps Marathon – October 27th, 2013 in Washington, DC – Voted the best marathon in the USA.
  • Martin Luther King Day – It is celebrated yearly on the 3rd Monday in January.
  • Memorial Day Concert – Beautiful live concert on the Capitol’s ground
  • Memorial Day Parade – Come out and watch this incredible show, you will be glad you did.  Many celebrities participate in the parade and it is a great way to honor our veterans and fallen angels. The parade starts on Constitution Ave and 7th Avenue and ends on 17th Street and Constitution Ave.
  • Memorial Day Rolling Thunder – This is an American tradition started in 1987 as a demonstration to bring awareness to Prisoner(s) of War (POW) and to those Missing In Action (MIA). Over 250,000 motorcycle riders participates in this yearly demonstration.
  • Nation’s Triathlon – 2016 registration is now open for this September 11th race. Train hard, because this one is bringing out the best.
  • National Book Festival – Sponsored by the Library of Congress, get your read on with famous authors. This is a superb place for kids to be.
  • National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony -This really is a great treat for the whole family. Filled with great music and entertainment, this is a great way to start the Christmas season. It happens in early December so watch out for the date as tickets are required. (202) 208-1631.
  • National Shamrock Festival – A March event. The largest St Patty’s Day Festival on the East Coast, the National Shamrock Festival takes place at the RFK Stadium Festival Grounds in Washington DC and will sham-rock your day
  • National Marathon – Washington DC’s yearly Marathon in the cherry blossomed month of March.
  • New Year’s Celebrations – Washington, DC is a party town, visit our Blog closer to the date for more options on how to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
  • National Capital Barbecue Battle – Now on its 24th year, this is the battle of the big-n-tasty. Celebrate the art of cooking and the joy of eating. This is a premier bbq event to attend.
  • Pink Tie Party– The social event of the spring. It’s to bring in the Cherry Blossom Festival and just have a good time. Come get some delicious cuisine while dressed in fancy pink. #Cherryblossom2016
  • President’s Day – Celebrated since 1971 on the 3rd Monday of February this holiday brings many festivities throughout the Washington DC and Virginia.
  • Presidential Elections – Every 4 years in November.  Who will be our next president?
  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival – This year the festival will celebrate resilient communities around the world. Music, food, and intercultural experience bring it all in for one fun weekend.
  • Saint Patrick’s Day – It’s Green and fun for the whole family.
  • Washington DC Calendar – Check out this calendar for there are plenty of reasons to visit Washington DC anytime of year. Find your reason for taking a Washington DC Vacation today!
  • White House Easter Egg Roll – On April 6th will be the 137th White House Easter Egg Roll. This year’s theme was “#GimmeFive,” and more than 35,000 people gathered on the South Lawn to join in the celebrations.Easter classic are always present. It’s a day of fun activity and movement. Plus it supports the First Lady’s #Let’smove initiative.
  • White House Spring Garden Tour – It normally happens at the beginning of April – We will keep you updated.
  • Women Suffrage Parade – In 1913 Inez Milholland and 5000 other activists marched down Pennsylvania Avenue for women’s right to vote and to run for office.

Washington DC Embassies

Washington DC Area Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Italian

  • Sette Osteria Classic Italian food. A bit pricy but the meatballs are worth it. Homemade noodles and rich authentic sauces. Outside seating. Six Minute walk from AGH. $$
  • Floriana A cute place situated near 17th street, this white-table-cloth bistro entices customers with their romantic red walls and lasagna specials. $$
  • Buca di Beppo Get your party on with this family-atmosphere Italian. Meals are meant to be shared. This restaurant can host larger parties–so great for family reunions and school outings. $

Mexican

  • Lauriol Plaza Interested in pink and yellow margaritas. This is all the rage in the summer. With outdoor seating, free chips and salsa, and a buzzing range of people, what’s not to love? $
  • Rosa Mexicano Have a date you need to impress? Then swing the person over to one of DC’s classiest Mexicano cuisines. With guacamole made fresh at the table and creative drinks, this isn’t a budget friendly place, but your tastebuds will definitely be impressed. $$
  • El Chucho – Cocina Superior Cheap eats with a cool vibe, this is a great spot for friends. Al Pastor tacos are a fan favorite. And fried cheese is great if you’re a dairy lover. The exterior is a jazzy blue, but this place puts the hip in hipster. $

American

  • STK   Looking to start the night with some of the best cocktails in town followed by a steak dinner?  Look no further!  This place is a perfect spot if you want to be in on the action without hitting the clubs.  The top hits of the day fill the restaurant as you cozy up to your date.
  • Scion Restaurant  While fine dining is a must in the District, there are many superb casual fare restaurants that make you feel right at home.  At Scion, just around the corner from Dupont Circle, they have specials like 1/2 price burgers on Tuesday!
  • Teddy and the Bully Bar  Inspired by Theodore Roosevelt, the Bully Bar has been deemed “a salute to one of the most popular and gallant American Presidents” – with a brunch that is out of this world!

French

  • Bistrot Du Coin  Due to it’s proximity to the B&B and the authentic French cuisine, Bistro Du Coin is one of our most frequently recommended restaurants in the city. You know it’s the place to be when you hear more English than French at the tables! $$$
  • Le Diplomate  Looking to be entrenched in the “Who’s Who of Washington”?  This restaurant is known for French cuisine that will blow your mind, accompanied by Washington’s elite.  Make a reservation ahead of time, as this place fills up fast! $$$
  • Marcel’s  If you are willing to venture over to Georgetown, there is no better Chef than Robert Weidmaier.  His specialty is classic, whole animal butchery.  Be sure to order the duck! $$$
  • Cafe Dupont Beautiful glass windows paint the picture here. A classy establishment where all the DC socialites go. Serving fresh locally sourced organic French cuisine, their Parisian decor adds the perfect cherry on-top. $$
  • Bistrot Lepic & Wine Bar This restaurant in upper Georgetown has been serving since 1995. Their traditional skills and Tiffany lamp have made them spread by word-of-mouth. The wine bar is located on the second floor. $$
  • la Madeleine Country French Café Though it’s a metro ride away from our Washington DC vacation, this country cafe is reasonably priced. Espresso & fresh-baked baguettes give it that quant smell no tourist can resists. $
 Japanese
  • Sakana Japanese Restaurant Cozy, low-key establishment with traditional Japanese meals and hand-rolled sushi. Try their tofu rice bowl or Kochab squash. Seaweed salad is a great complimentary addition to their tuna sushi with cucumber. $
  • Hana Japanese Market Your favorite neighborhood market at just a 10-minute walk from our Washington DC last minute hotel deal. Offering traditional Japanese staples, they also carry fresh vegetables and frozen meals. But their to-go sushi is rumored to be a DC favorite. $
  • Sushi Taro Japanese One of the city’s finest Japanese restaurants, they have top-quality sushi and an established reputation. Sample their tasting menu at the bar. Though it’s located outside of Dupont Circle, the taste makes the walk worth it. $$$
  • Donburi In the heart of Adams Morgan, just a 5-minute walk from us, is this establishment serving authentic rice bowls. It’s got a dive feel, but a Facebook following that reaches the sky. $

Asian

  • Thaiphoon After a long day at a conference, the last thing you want to do is venture far for good food.  Thaiphoon is just around the corner and has some of the best pad thai in town.  Grab a quiet corner or bring it back to the B&B for dinner at our table. $
  • Little Serow This family run restaurant that has some of the finest Thai food in town.  At a prix-fixe of $49 for dinner, you get a variety of flavors and dishes that can’t be beat. $$
  • Mandu Upscale Korean BBQ is all the rage here in the Nation’s capitol!  Mandu has been at the forefront of sweet sauces and homestyle Korean dishes,  Try some of the tasty appetizers before delving into your main course. $$
  • Asia 54 Asian fusion done the DC way. Yellowtail Sashimi, coconut shrimp tempura, tuna tataki and more makes this joint a cheap-eats powerstar. Near the Dupont Circle Metro, you can order online for pickup or ask for delivery. $
  • Regent Thai Cuisine Though new to the neighborhood, and just a 10-minute walk from us, they blend old-fashioned thai classics with modern techniques. Their dishes are presented with beautiful presentation that doesn’t compromise taste. $$
Coffee Shops near our DC Bed and Breakfast
  • Tryst CoffeeHouse – Bar – Lounge In the heart of 18th Street, less than 10 minutes down Columbia Road, this local hang out draws out coffee lovers, book worms, and musicians alike.  Free wifi is available Monday-Friday only and breakfast is served all day!
  • Dolcezza Whether you are looking for an artistic cappuccino or a gelato filled night cap, this quaint and cozy shop has something for you.  People line the window with their espresso and freshly brewed coffee in the morning, outfitted with wifi just about a block before the Dupont Circle metro.