Located in the heart of the United States capital, Chinatown is a true melting pot with restaurants from all over the world. These are our 10 favorite places to grab a bite in D.C.’s Chinatown.
Derived from the Sanskrit word for ‘flavor’, Rasika meets its own standards by providing delicious, flavorful Indian cuisine to hungry guests. The establishment features an open kitchen, in which guests can watch the food being prepared on Tawa (griddle) or Sigri (open barbeque). Rasika also offers tandoori and other regional dishes such as chicken masala, or coorgi duck, and a long list of vegetarian options. Guests can chose appetizers and entrees to share, and ask the staff for a wine pairing recommendation.
633 D St NW, Washington, DC 20004 +1 (202) 637-1222
The soothing sounds of jazz are accompanied by pleasant conversation in this new American restaurant. 701 consists of a warm and elegant back lounge with modern decor and an outdoor patio overlooking the bustling streets of Washington. The tables are equipped with candles, providing a sophisticated and intimate setting. Waiters are attentive and won’t hesitate to explain the menu if there is a question. The menu includes entrees such as gourmet burgers, olive oil poached halibut and sunflower seed risotto.
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004 +1 (202) 393-0701