For years, the Washington, DC food scene has been steadily becoming more and more diversified and exciting. In 2016, it was named Bon Appétit’s best dining city and the prestigious Michelin restaurant guide judged the city’s top restaurants for the first time ever. DC now has eleven Michelin-starred restaurants, including two 2-star restaurants (minibar by Jose Andres and Pineapple & Pearls), to boast about.
We’ve mapped the District’s most-featured restaurants, including recommendations from DC’s inaugural Michelin list, Bon Appétit-reviews, and popular food television shows. Use this as your guide to the best eats in town.