The Best Places to Eat Near Washington, D.C.

The Best Places to Eat Near Washington, D.C.

If you are a foodie, you will love Washington, D.C.'s expanding food scene — whether you prefer a Michelin Star dining experience or a laid-back pub to savor a rich and flavorful meal. 

When planning your next meal in or near Washington, D.C., check out our top picks for the best places to eat below.

Top 3 Picks for Restaurants Near Washington, D.C.

From classic Korean cuisine with a twist to authentic African dishes, Washington, D.C. has a diverse range of eat-ins to suit any taste palate: 

1. Anju

Savor an authentic Korean brunch or dinner plate in a Seoul-style bar setting at Anju. Whether you are craving a delicious bowl of kimchi bokum bap or want to try something new, Anju serves up its classic and unexpected Korean-inspired dishes.

2. Del Mar

Does savoring Spanish seafood while enjoying the view from the Wharf sound like your kind of dining experience? Then you will want to pop by Del Mar — the Spanish and Mediterranean-inspired Italian restaurant and brainchild of Maria and Fabio Trabocchi. From tapas to paellas served with Bomba rice and garlic aioli, there is a dish for everyone at Del Mar.

3. Appioo African Bar and Grill

For a savory, home-cooked-style West African meal, head to Appioo African Bar and Grill. Chef and owner Prince Matey's menu features traditional, scrumptious Ghanaian cuisine like slow-cooked seafood okra, beef stew and waakye — a classic Ghanaian dish made with rice, beans, and red dried sorghum.

Best Restaurants in Annapolis, Maryland

Foodies will love Annapolis' range of food styles and scenes. Here are some of our top picks for the best restaurants in Annapolis: 

1. Galway Bay Irish Restaurant and Pub

Fancy nibbling on Irish cuisine in a quaint, historic pub? Visit Galway Bay Irish Restaurant and Pub. Nestled in the cobblestoned street of Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, the pub serves up traditional stout Guinness beer and a hearty range of authentic Irish dishes, including corned beef and cabbage, Shepherd's pie and bangers and mash. 

2. Tsunami

Love sriracha and art? Stop by Tsunami. The locally owned and operated sushi bar features a rotating art exhibit with work from local artisans. From miso soup and tuna lollipops to kapow bowls and sriracha sumo rolls, sushi lovers can satisfy any craving imaginable at Tsunami.

3. Iron Rooster

Wish you could eat breakfast food at every meal? Check out one of Iron Rooster's locations in Annapolis, Canton, Hunt Valley or Locust Point. The Iron Rooster offers every morning metabolism-boosting meal imaginable. So, kickstart your morning — or evening — with a seasonal fruit bowl, Oreo crumble French toast or maybe even a waffle burger.

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