Mount Pleasant



MULTICULTURAL AND MULTILINGUAL, Mount Pleasant is one of DC’s most eclectic neighborhoods. Longstanding retailers along Mount Pleasant Street reflect the international flair and vibrancy of this community, which maintains a unique small-town feel while offering prime shopping, downtown access, dense housing, and proximity to Rock Creek Park, the District’s largest open space.

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Mount Pleasant Historic District

Qualified property owners of contributing commercial properties in Mount Pleasant have access to tax credits and other incentives for rehabilitation.

Top Local Industries

11,510 Total Area Employmenet

  • Accommodation & Food Service: 17%
  • Health Care & Social Assistance: 17%
  • Retail Trade: 13%

Multicultural “Main Street”

  • Addis Paris Café (French/ Ethiopian)
  • Don Juan (Salvadoran/Mexican)
  • Dos Gringos (American/Latin American)
  • Ercilia’s (Salvadoran)
  • Haydee’s (Salvadoran)
  • La Bahia (Salvadoran/Mexican)
  • Martha Dear Pizzeria (Greek/ Italian)
  • Marx Revolutionary Café (Mediterranean)
  • Nido (Mediterranean market)
  • Purple Patch (Filipino)
  • Taqueria Nacional (Mexican)