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DC's Best Restaurant Architecture

Some restaurants in this city come from world-class architects. Here's where to dine within award-winning interiors, LEED-gold-standard-certified structures and historical preservations. 

  • Corduroy
    • New American
    • Mount Vernon Square
    Food
    28
    Decor
    25
    Service
    26
    Cost
    $89

    A historical preservation site and circa-1880 brick townhouse renovated by CORE.

  • barmini
    • Cocktail Bar
    • Penn Quarter/Chinatown
    Atmo.
    24
    Decor
    24
    Service
    23
    Cost
    VE

    Designed by CORE.

  • Ghibellina
    • Italian
    • 14th Street Corridor
    Food
    24
    Decor
    23
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $35

    Designed by Gronning Architects.

  • Founding Farmers DC
    • American
    • Foggy Bottom
    Food
    24
    Decor
    22
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $32

    Designed by CORE.

  • MoCo's Founding Farmers
    • American
    • Potomac
    Food
    24
    Decor
    22
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $32

    Designed by CORE.

  • Jaleo
    • Spanish
    • Arlington
    Food
    24
    Decor
    22
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $42

    Designed by Juli Capella/Gronning Architects.

  • Jaleo
    • Spanish
    • Bethesda
    Food
    24
    Decor
    22
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $42

    Designed by Juli Capella/Gronning Architects.

  • Jaleo
    • Spanish
    • Penn Quarter/Chinatown
    Food
    24
    Decor
    22
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $42

    Designed by Juli Capella/Gronning Architects.

  • Buck's Fishing & Camping
    • Seafood
    • Van Ness
    Food
    21
    Decor
    21
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $39

    Designed by CORE.

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