11 "Classic Establishment" restaurants in Washington DC.
The phenomenal tapas and fun times here might be the best example of what Jose Andres has done for DC eating.
Another Jose Andres spot with solid tapas. Head to Zaytinya for a power lunch that doesn’t feel like a power lunch.
Martin's is one of the oldest restaurants in Georgetown. And while the American/pub food is fine, you're really here for the history lesson.
For an old-school Italian experience in DC, go to Filomena in Georgetown.
Zenebech in Adams Morgan is a DC classic, and the Ethiopian is some of the best in town.
Thomas Sweet in Georgetown is one of the most classic ice cream spots in DC for good reason. Get a dipped cone.
A classic diner that’s been around since the 1940s, Florida Avenue Grill is still a reliable spot for breakfast in Columbia Heights.
The massive subs and pizza by the slice at The Italian Store will make your Arlington lunch breaks a lot better.
Cafe Mozart is a German cafe in the back of a deli in China Town with live accordion performances and beer served in boots. Come for a group dinner.