The Coolest Places To Visit in Petworth


DC’s Petworth neighborhood is home to a number of interesting spots, including restaurants, coffee shops, and bars. Here are our top five neighborhood spots that you should check out.

Little Coco’s

Neighborhood Italian standby Little Coco’s is known for its Italian-American entrees, perfect for a filling lunch after exploring the neighborhood. Order the antipasto plate to share some small appetizers with the table, then split one of the delicious, perfectly cooked pizzas.

3907 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20011
(202) 853-9889


Petworth’s expansive beer garden, Midlands, is a great place to enjoy happy hour with a big group of friends. You’ll find plenty of options for all your favorite drinks, wiht something that’ll please everyone. Once you’ve gotten your drink, take over one of the big wooden benches with your friends so you can all enjoy a fun happy hour together.

3333 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010

Ten Tigers Parlour

Pan-Asian lounge Ten Tigers Parlour is best-known for its delicious dumplings and buns, along with its drinks. Order the leek buns along with a cocktail and settle in for a fun night out. The bar is also home to plenty of ongoing events, so explore the roomy interior to see what might be going on while you’re around.

3813 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011
(202) 506-2080

Hiwot Ethiopian Restaurant

DC is known for its incredible Ethiopian restaurants, so make sure to visit one while you’re in town. Our recommendation is Hiwot Ethiopian Restaurant in Petworth, where you can try out traditional options like steamed spicy lentils and carrots. You’ll love the delicious, flavorful stews and vegetable sides

5333 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011
(202) 722-2455

Qualia Coffee

Neighborhood coffee shop Qualia coffee sells locally made baked goods and roasts its coffee beans in-house, meaning that your cup (and your snack) will always taste fresh. Try out some of the different coffees available here  or look into the chai tea selection. Once you have your drink, get comfortable with some reading while you sip.

3917 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011
(202) 248-6423