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Avoid Restaurant Week Rush At These DC Restaurants: Eater

Patch logo Patch 5 days ago Alessia Grunberger
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GEORGETOWN, DC — Everyone's got an opinion on Restaurant Week. Some food enthusiasts love packed restaurants and prix-fixe meals at discounted prices. Others try to avoid the crowds all together.

More than 100 restaurants are participating in D.C. Restaurant Week this summer, which runs through Aug. 18. But if you fancy a nice meal without the hassle of Restaurant Week, you're in luck.

There are plenty of restaurants in Georgetown, and elsewhere in D.C., that aren't participating in this year's event. Below is a list of some of those restaurants, per Eater DC.


  • Bourbon Steak
  • Reverie
  • Fiola Mare
  • Chaia
  • High Street Cafe
  • Chez Billy Sud

Downtown/Foggy Bottom

  • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
  • Boqueria
  • BLT Steak

Chevy Chase

  • Macon Bistro & Larder
  • Little Beast
  • I'm Eddie Cano

Adams Morgan

  • Tail Up Goat
  • Lucky Buns
  • Jack Rose Dining Saloon
  • Lapis

Dupont Circle

  • Pizzeria Paradiso
  • Little Serow
  • Hank's Oyster Bar
  • Pembroke
  • Duke's Grocery

Navy Yard

  • Salt Line
  • Chloe

Capitol Hill

  • Rose's Luxury
  • Barrel, The Eastern
  • Bombay Street Food

Logan Circle/14th Street Corridor

  • Pearl Dive Oyster Bar
  • Hawthorne
  • Izakaya Seki
  • Le Diplomate
  • Etto
  • Compass Rose/Maydan
  • Lupo Verde
  • Seven Reasons

Chinatown/Penn Quarter

  • Minibar
  • Hill Country Barbecue
  • Present Company
  • Poca Madre/Taco Bamba

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