Capitol Hill Area

Waffle Brothers

The sweet breakfast hub gets a roof over its head and inherits classic sandwiches from former occupant Daphne's Deli. Enjoy waffles with a variety of toppings.

Pho on 6th

Tall booths and dim lighting give a sense of intimacy at this affordable pho restaurant. The menu offers noodle bowls as well as dim sum and appetizers.

Lala's Wine Bar & Pizzeria

A traditional, thin-crust pizza joint with international wines, house-made pasta, and house-made mozzarella.

Lime XS (Capitol Hill Area)

Neighborhood restaurant serving inexpensive southwestern Mexican dishes, similar to its downtown sister eatery.

Cheeky Monk Belgian Beer Cafe (Capitol Hill Area)

Choose from 50 Belgian and domestic microbrews on tap at this cozy old world pub. You'll still have to decide which of the seven savory sauces—from beer-and-mustard to bacon-blue-cheese—you'd like on your mussels. 

Limelight Supper Club & Lounge

Sleek, modern design, a wide variety of appetizers, and a location in the DCPA make this the perfect place to grab a bite before a show.


Fruition is always abuzz with neighbors gathering and sharing a meal. Seasonal dishes that are big on flavor, texture, and presentation stream out of executive chef Alex Seidel's tiny kitchen. Diners flock for approachable eats, such as the pasta carbonara with hand-made cavatelli and house-cured pork belly.

Little India

Casual yet upscale Indian dining with just the right spices. Multiple locations.


This Asian restaurant, whose name means "happy fish" in Japanese, serves Korean and Japanese cuisine. The house fave is bi-bim-bob, a rice dish with vegetables, meat, and spicy sauce.