DC’s Bloomingdale neighborhood is home to some of the best eateries in town. To find out where to get the best Cali/Mexican tacos, the finest whiskey, and the most delicious gluten-free pizzas, check out these favorite spots:
You’ll get a real feel for the neighborhood at this local gastropub, which serves dishes ranging from a super-homey beef and Guinness pot pie to a tzatziki-topped falafel burger. Looking to drop in for a quick drink? There’s also an extensive whiskey menu with options from around the globe.
116 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
Homesick West Coasters won’t be able to get enough of this kitschy Southern California-meets-Mexican spot. Grab a juicy carne asada taco, order a salt-rimmed margarita, and you’ll be cured of your California dreaming in no time.
108 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
Don’t feel like dining in? Stop by this Bloomingdale spot for organic take-out pizzas and calzones that you can enjoy back at your room in the Graham Georgetown Hotel. Diners with eating sensitivities can opt for a gluten-free crust, making this the perfect spot for suiting every traveler’s diet.
81 Seaton Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001
Crisp Kitchen and Bar
The Next Food Network star contestant Alex McCoy mans the kitchen at this Nashville-inspired fried chicken joint. Local magazine the Washingtonian profiled the spot as one DC’s best options cheap eats. So, make sure to pay a visit for a budget-friendly, critically acclaimed meal.
1837 1st St NW, Washington, DC 20001
If you’ve got a sweet tooth, be sure to pay a visit to this family-run Bloomingdale bakery for cookies and cupcakes with frosting in flavors like chai, coconut, and gran marnier. Feeling decadent? Pick up a slice of the boozy cherry pie, which showcases three different preparations of the fruit—sweet, tart, and brandy-soaked.
104 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001