Eat Your Way Around the World in Washington, D.C.
Take a culinary trip through France, Italy, Japan, and beyond with Washington D.C.'s plentiful fare and beverage options. Our bustling food culture has something for everyone, and it's best shared in good company. Here are six restaurants that will transport your palette into ancient traditions, flavors, and plates from around the world.
France | Ellington Park Bistro
Located at The St. Gregory Hotel
Journey the senses to a charming bistro in the heart of Paris. Ellington Park Bistro, named after Duke Ellington Park, located steps away, is known for modern takes on French classics in an artfully upscale atmosphere, serving breakfast, brunch, and dinner. Menu items include your choice of Sweet or Savory Fondue for Two, Sea Scallop Crudo, and Brioche French Toast.
Spain | Jaleo
A 16-minute drive from The St. Gregory Hotel
Chef José Andrés offers a unique and stylish ambiance paired with authentic Spanish plates meant to be shared. Here you will find the flavors and specialties that make Spain a culinary destination – from traditional tapas to cheese and wine selections. Try 'The Jaleo Experience Menu,' a tapas tasting menu curated with specialty plates and seasonally available ingredients.
Italy | RPM Italian
A 12-minute drive from The St. Gregory Hotel
In the Mount Vernon district, RPM Italian serves your favorite Italian classics in a chic, modern space. Its ownership by the Rancic and Melman families may bring people in, but they certainly stay for the food. Popular menu options include wood-fired pizza, housemade pasta, steak, and seafood.
India | Rasika West End
A 5-minute walk from The St. Gregory Hotel
Designed by Martin Vahtra, the 'art-inspired ambiance' of Rasika West End feels like a modern gallery, capturing the spirit of India's flavors and natural environment. The smart casual restaurant boasts the warming Indian dishes we crave – like Chili Olive Naan, Basmati, and Chicken Tikka Masala. Sommelier service is available for wine pairing recommendations.
Japan | NOBU DC
A 10-minute walk from The St. Gregory Hotel
Take a trip through East Asia at a city dweller fan favorite, NOBU. The menu separates cold dishes, like Toro Tartare with Caviar, and hot dishes, like Black Cod with Miso. A multi-course 'Chef's Omakase' tasting menu is available to experience the culinary journey of celebrity Chef Matsuhisa.
Mexico | Oyamel
A 17-minute drive from The St. Gregory Hotel
Oyamel is named after the golden-like blanket displayed by butterflies covering the Oyamel trees during the winter migration. You'll find splashes of color throughout the restaurant and on your plate, replicating the vibrant nature of Mexico – like bright pink pickled onions on your tacos and festive margaritas.
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