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Restaurants Near the Verizon Center in Washington, DC

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Are you attending a sporting event or concert at the Verizon Center? There are lots of great restaurants near the Verizon Center, which is located in the Penn Quarter neighborhood, an area of downtown Washington, DC that has recently become an arts and entertainment district with new restaurants, hotels, nightclubs, art galleries, theaters and trendy stores.

The Verizon Center is located at 7th and F Sts. NW, Washington, DC. Most of the restaurants in the area are very busy before and after a big event, so you should arrive early and plan ahead. Make a reservation and give yourself ample time to enjoy a nice meal. The following restaurants are grouped by International Cuisine, Fine Dining - American, Seafood and Steak and Casual and Moderately Priced.

International Cuisine

  • Cuba Libre - 801 9th St. NW. Washington, DC (202) 408-1600. Cuban
     
  • Fogo de Chao - 1101 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Washington, DC (202) 347-4668. Brazilian Steakhouse
     
  • Jaleo - 480 7th St. NW. Washington, DC (202) 628-7949. Spanish, Tapas
     
  • Oyamel - 401 7th St. NW. Washington, DC (202) 628-1005. Mexican
     
  • La Tasca - 722 7th St. NW. Washington DC (202) 347-9190.Spanish Tapas
     
  • Rosa Mexicano - 575 7th St. at F St. NW. Washington, DC (202) 783-5522. Mexican
     
  • Fado - 808 7th St. NW. Washington, DC (202) 789-0066. Irish Pub
     
  • Bistro d'OC - 518 10th St. NW. Washington, DC (202) 393-5444. French
     
  • Oya - 777 9th St. NW. Washington DC (202) 393-1400. Asian-French
     
  • Poste - Hotel Monaco, 555–8th St. NW. Washington DC (202) 783-6060. French.
     
  • Ristorante Tosca - 1112 F St. NW. Washington, DC(202) 367-1990. Italian
     
  • Zaytinya - 701 9th St, NW. Washington, DC (202) 638-0800. Eastern Mediterranean
     
  • Zengo - 781 7th St. NW. Washington, DC (202) 393-2929. Latin Asian.

Fine Dining - American, Seafood and Steak

Casual and Moderately Priced

Washington DC's Chinatown is also nearby and has approximately 20 Chinese and Asian restaurants. See a list of restaurants in Chinatown.

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