The cupcakes at Baked & Wired are the biggest and best you can get in DC. Instead of waiting in the hour line for kid-sized stuff at Georgetown Cupcake, wait 30 minutes for the much better and very adult-sized options in this spot off of M Street. If you aren’t in the mood to eat a cupcake the size of your face, they also have biscuits, quiche, and other pastries.
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El Centro D.F. Georgetown
When you’re more concerned about having a good time than eating authentic Mexican food, head to El Centro D.F. in Georgetown.
Thomas Sweet Ice Cream Co.
Thomas Sweet in Georgetown is one of the most classic ice cream spots in DC for good reason. Get a dipped cone.
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Part trendy clothing store, part Cambodian/Thai restaurant, Maketto might just be the coolest spot in DC right now.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe
If you want to make your brunch more literary, do it at Kramerbooks, a cafe and bookstore hybrid in Dupont.
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Ghibellina is a neighborhood Italian spot in Logan Circle. You’ll come for the pizzas and pastas, but stay for the cozy vibes and friendly service.
Duke’s Grocery is a low-key gastropub in a Dupont row house. The burger is rightly famous, but you won't be disappointed with anything on the menu.
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