Adams Morgan

NW

OVERVIEW

ADAMS MORGAN IS KNOWN for its fantastic dining options, eclectic shops, colorful storefronts, and historic, tree-lined residential streets. More than 240 establishments, from restaurants offering Asian, African, and Latin American cuisines to some of Washington’s liveliest nightspots, call this artistic neighborhood home. Young professionals and families continue to settle here to enjoy the diversity of cultures, tastes, and activities.

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Quick Facts

40%

Population aged 20-34

83%

Population with
Bachelor’s
Degree or higher

$156k

Average household income

Neighborhood Features

Acclaimed Dining: Michelin 2021

  • Michelin Guide – 1 star:
    Tail Up Goat
  • Michelin Bib Gourmand:
    Federalist Pig, Lapis, Zenebech
  • Michelin Plate:
    Keren, Mintwood Place, Reveler’s Hour, Sushi Ogawa, The Imperial

Outdoor Activations

  • The 18th Street Pedestrian Zone established in June 2020 will be expanded in 2021.
  • Two local artists designed the “Community Grid” art installation at BB&T Plaza as part of Art in Bloom, a regional exhibition sponsored by the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Retail + Restaurant Openings

  • Kachis Tacos & Cantina, Taqueria al Lado (Mexican restaurants)
  • Copacabana (Brazilian restaurant)
  • 1830dc: Vintage Furniture
  • Gifted Curators
    (art gallery and gift shop)
  • Tribute (clothing & home goods)
  • Grindstone Universal (clothing)
  • Synergy and Serenity
    (wellness shop)
  • Streets Market & Café (grocery)
  • Shabu Plus/Shibuya Eatery/Death Punch (Japanese + cocktails)
  • Sharbat (bakery)
  • Reveler’s Hour (pasta and wine bar)
  • Air Restaurant
    (southern comfort food)
  • Jack Rose Wing Club & Pop Up Whisk(e)y Shop at Jack Rose Dining Saloon, Itty Bitty Sandwich City at The Imperial, McMinty’s Watering Hole at Mintwood Place (popup restaurants)