Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Georgetown

Fiola Mare

Fiola Mare delivers the chichi Georgetown experience. It flies in fresh fish and crustaceans from Maine and Tasmania daily. The yacht-bobbling river view rocks. The see-and-be-seen multitudes are here. It's DC at it…
Top Choice Bakery in Georgetown

Baked & Wired

This cheery cafe whips up beautifully made coffees, bacon cheddar buttermilk biscuits and enormous cupcakes (like the banana and peanut-butter-frosted Elvis). It’s a fine spot to join university students and cyclist…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Georgetown

Simply Banh Mi

There's nothing fancy about the small, below-street-level space, and the compact menu sticks mostly to sandwiches and bubble tea. But the brother-sister owners know how to take a crusty baguette, stuff it with delic…
Japanese in Georgetown

Makoto

Makoto is simply and classically…Japanese. The napkins look like origami. The wasabi is freshly grated. You leave your shoes at the door. And the food – a chef's-choice tasting menu – is exquisite, with dishes such …
French in Georgetown

Chez Billy Sud

An endearing little bistro tucked away on a residential block, Billy's mint-green walls, gilt mirrors and wee marble bar exude laid-back elegance. Mustachioed servers bring baskets of warm bread to the white-linen-c…
American in Georgetown

Farmers Fishers Bakers

The folksy cow above the front door might tip you off. Or the larder-designed corner lined with farm-canned goods. This eco-chic restaurant on the Georgetown waterfront (sibling to acclaimed Founding Farmers) is all…
Italian in Georgetown

Il Canale

Real-deal Neapolitan pizza emerges from the real-deal, Italian wood-fired oven in Il Canale's bouncy town-house digs. It's casual and low-cost for Georgetown, which is why families, couples and groups of friends pil…
Seafood in Georgetown

BlackSalt

There are many who claim BlackSalt – located in the rich, residential Palisades neighborhood – serves the best seafood in the city. The chef always seems to find new flavors, delving into whatever culinary pleasure …
Bakery in Georgetown

Georgetown Cupcake

Here’s what’s going to happen: you’ll be walking down M St and will see a gigantic line spilling out of a small shop: moms with kids, preppy students and ladies-who-lunch types. Shouts of ‘They have salted caramel!'…
French in Georgetown

La Chaumière

There are artists and there are craftspeople, and La Chaumière’s kitchen seems to fall into the second category. This isn’t a bad thing; there’s no fooling around with funny envelope-pushing here, just very good, cl…