6 Non-Touristy Places to Eat in Georgetown
Many Washingtonians have a love-hate relationship with Georgetown. On the one hand, it's tough to resist the quaint streets lined with stunning homes, shops and restaurants. You can enjoy the peaceful canal or the show-stopping views of the Potomac River and Virginia. But then you get there and can't find a parking space, curse the fact that there's no Metro stop, can't get into the tourist-clogged restaurants and bang your head on the steering wheel when you remember that most of the shops can be found in any mall in any town in America.
In the words of one commenter who responded to our Facebook query about favorite Georgetown hangouts for locals: "Staying the hell out of Georgetown is my favorite."
Still, Georgetown has enduring, undeniable charms. We've rounded up a few places where locals can find a delicious respite from the tourists — and where tourists can find a bit of DC authenticity.