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10+ Hotels for Foodies in Washington, DC

Discover wonderful places to eat, including award-winning restaurants, when you stay at these DC hotels.

Foodies have so much to savor in the nation’s capital. Internationally acclaimed chefs and dynamic restaurants color DC’s dining scene, which has numerous award-winning eateries. Staying at any of the following hotels will allow you to explore the scene with ease. So food lovers, rejoice – you’ve found a foodie destination.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC

Pristine service and elegant decor are both synonymous with the Ritz-Carlton brand, and it’s no different for this hotel in Foggy Bottom. Enjoying an unforgettable meal can also be a part of your stay, thanks to the Quadrant Bar & Lounge, which offers shareable dishes and delicious craft cocktails.


InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf

Live the resort life when you stay at this luxury hotel that sits on the Washington Channel in the midst of DC’s hottest development, The Wharf. Take in gorgeous waterfront views while you indulge in the culinary world of The Wharf, an adventure that can begin at the hotel. The Watering Hole and WAVES on the rooftop are ideal for cocktail hour in spring and summer. Other restaurants nearby include La Vie, Mi Vida and Del Mar.


Viceroy Washington DC

This posh hotel is situated in Logan Circle and is within shouting distance of the 14th Street corridor, a bustling area of the District that features an abundance of restaurant options. In addition to its stylish, modernized rooms, Viceroy Washington DC offers BPM Coffee & Wine and coming soon, Dovetail Bar & Restaurant. In the warmer months, enjoy wine and spectacular views at the hotel’s Hush Rooftop Bar.


CAMBRiA Suites Washington, DC Convention Center

Exterior of the Cambria Suites Washington, DC Convention Center - Hotels in Washington, DC's Shaw neighborhood

Cambria Suites

CAMBRiA Suites is a boutique, all-suite hotel found in the Shaw neighborhood. A stay here positions you near a burgeoning dining scene, as Shaw has emerged as a culinary hub over the last few years. Standouts include Convivial, Supra and the award-winning duo of Kinship and Métier, housed in the same building. Make sure to take a stroll through Blagden Alley.


Park Hyatt Washington, DC

There’s much to love about this Park Hyatt, from its deluxe guestrooms with American folk art touches to its indoor spa and pool. However, foodies will be most delighted by the on-site Blue Duck Tavern, an award-winning restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Exquisite seasonal fare is lovingly prepared in an open kitchen. We highly suggest you stick around for dessert – the apple pie is pure joy.


The Jefferson, Washington, DC

Named after Thomas Jefferson, this Downtown hotel is fittingly just four blocks from the White House. The historic locale features The Greenhouse, the perfect spot for a relaxed meal, colorful conversation and an atmosphere unlike anywhere else in the city. The Jefferson also offers Quill, a haven for cocktail connoisseurs.


The Dupont Circle Hotel

Comprised of 327 rooms and suites, The Dupont Circle Hotel is a gem in the heart of a vibrant neighborhood. The hotel’s globally-inspired, farm-to-table restaurant procures flavors from across the world – think Moroccan lamb tagine or Asian style snapper – set in a delightfully bright space that is both a see-and-be-seen hot spot and a cozy, all-day restaurant. You’ll also be a short walk away from the Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market, one of the city’s finest farmers’ markets and one of the few that stays open all year.


Hotel Washington

Hotel Washington’s swank rooftop bar and lounge, VUE, overlooks the White House and is favored by DC’s see-and-be-seen set. The view of the Washington Monument isn’t too shabby either. Bottle service is available at this hot spot and you’ll want to dress to impress if you head there for cocktails. 


Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University

While Kellogg caters to conferences, its renovated guest rooms mean a comfortable stay awaits any kind of visitor. The hotel rests in NoMa, an on-the-rise neighborhood that is home to one of the city’s ultimate foodie havens, Union Market. Inside, you’ll discover food stalls and informal restaurants in a bazaar-like setting unlike anything else in the city. Masseria, Chef Nicholas Stafenelli’s award-winning Italian restaurant, and O-Ku, an inventive sushi spot, are also nearby.


Sofitel Washington, DC Lafayette Square

Blending French flair with American style just steps from the White House, Sofitel Washington, DC Lafayette Square will put foodies in a dream scenario. Opaline Bar and Brasserie, the hotel’s on-site restaurant, furthers the French connection with escargot, herb-roasted chicken and a signature Opaline Burger topped with gruyere cheese and caramelized onions. The tantalizing Downtown dining scene is also just outside the door.


Waldorf Astoria Washington, DC

If you like leaving it up to the experts, then look no further than the award-winning Sushi Nakazawa, which offers up 20-course tastings. This New York import inside the ornate Waldorf Astoria Washington, DC turns eating into an adventure with freshly caught fruits of the sea served omakase style, a Japanese phrase that roughly translates to “I'll leave it up to you."

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