Best People-Watching Restaurants in Washington, D.C.


Eclectic cuisine and Pop Art decor are just a few of the reasons why the who's who of DC frequent these buzzworthy restaurants. If you're lucky, you might even rub elbows with Michelle Obama at one of these spots.

Rasika West End

Indian • West End

Food28 Decor25 Service25 Cost$52
Marcel's by Robert ...

Belgian • West End

Food27 Decor26 Service26 Cost$103
Central Michel Richard

Penn Quarter/Chinatown

Food26 Decor22 Service24 Cost$50
The Oval Room

American • White House/World Bank

Food26 Decor23 Service25 Cost$69
Le Diplomate

14th Street Corridor

Food25 Decor26 Service23 Cost$52
Bistro Bis

French • Capitol Hill

Food25 Decor22 Service23 Cost$54

Italian • Penn Quarter/Chinatown

Food23 Decor20 Service20 Cost$36
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