Budget Restaurants in Washington, D.C.

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Budget Restaurants in Washington, D.C.

Restaurants Overview
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Cuisine
Location
 
2 Amys
Judging from the long lines here, the best pizza in D.C. is uptown...
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Pizza
Upper Northwest
 
Bardia's New Orleans Café
Locals love this cozy café, where great food accompanied by jazz...
$
American: Southern
Adams Morgan
 
Ben's Chili Bowl
Long before U Street became hip, Ben's was serving chili. Chili...
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American
U Street Corridor
 
Burma
Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, is bordered by...
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Asian
Downtown
 
Cafe Divan
This small Turkish restaurant with walls of windows on three...
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Turkish
Georgetown
 
Etete
The best spot in what's known as "Little Ethiopia," a mini-corridor...
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African
U Street Corridor
 
Ethiopic
The spongy rolls of sourdough injera bread (a ubiquitous carbohydrate...

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African
Capitol Hill
 
Five Guys
One of the quirky traditions of this homegrown fast-food burger...
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American
Georgetown
 
Full Kee
Many locals swear by this standout from the slew of mediocre...
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Chinese
Chinatown
 
G Street Food
Like Washington, D.C.'s layout and architecture, this upscale...
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Eclectic
Downtown
 
Good Stuff Eatery
Fans of Bravo's Top Chef will first visit this brightly colored...
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American
Capitol Hill
 
Granville Moore's Brickyard
This Belgian beer hall with a gourmet soul is worth a visit despite...
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Belgian
Capitol Hill
 
Heritage India
You feel like a guest in a foreign land dining at this restaurant:...

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Indian
Upper Northwest
 
Jimmy T's Place
This D.C. institution is tucked in the first floor of an old...
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American
Capitol Hill
 
Malaysia Kopitiam
The style of this subterranean hideaway may be Gilligan's Island...
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Malaysian
Dupont Circle
 
The Market Lunch
For a perfect Saturday morning or afternoon on the Hill, take...
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American
Capitol Hill
 
Miss Saigon
Shades of mauve and green, black art deco accents, and potted...
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Vietnamese
Georgetown
 
Nooshi
Always packed at midday by office workers seeking a quick bite...
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Asian
Dupont Circle
 
Oohhs & Aahhs
No-frills soul food is what you can find at this friendly eat-in/take-out...
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American: Southern
U Street Corridor
 
Paul
This chic, quick café is the Parisian equivalent of Starbucks...
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French
Downtown
 
Pho 14
As the city's population of upwardly mobile strivers migrates...
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Vietnamese
Upper Northwest
 
Pizzeria Paradiso
A trompe-l'oeil ceiling adds space and light to a simple interior...
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Pizza
Dupont Circle
 
Rocklands
This tiny branch of the popular local barbecue chain does mostly...
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Barbecue
Georgetown
 
Sakuramen
After the small plates, artisan burgers, and cupcake fads, gourmet...
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Japanese: Ramen
Adams Morgan
 
Sala Thai
Who says Thai food has to be sweat-inducing? Sala Thai makes...
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Thai
U Street Corridor
 
Seventh Hill
When this hand-tossed-pizza spot first opened, it seemed like...
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Pizza
Capitol Hill
 
Sticky Rice
The capital's hip young things usually begin their nights out...

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Asian
Capitol Hill
 
Sweetgreen
When three Georgetown University graduates carved out a closet-sized...
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Eclectic
Dupont Circle
 
Taylor Gourmet
When is a sandwich more than just meat and cheese on bread? When...
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Café
U Street Corridor
 
Teaism
This informal teahouse stocks more than 50 imported teas (black...
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Asian
Downtown
 
Ted's Bulletin
Extra, extra! This cheeky homage to mid-20th-century diners is...

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American: Diner
Capitol Hill
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