By Rachel Childs


If you're looking for the best local restaurants in D.C. near Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, look no further. The National Capital Region serves up cuisine in every flavor. Whether you're looking for the best Indian restaurant in Washington, D.C., the inside scoop on Washington, D.C., restaurant week, or JBAB restaurants inside the gate, we've got you covered. Read on for our list of the best local restaurants in D.C.

COVID Notice:

Some of the following restaurants may have closed, changed their hours, or modified their menus. Some D.C. restaurants may require proof of vaccination or masks. Be sure to confirm restaurant hours and any COVID requirements before you go.

Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Restaurants

JBAB restaurants are ideal if you don't feel like venturing outside the gates. Visit the Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Force Support Squadron website for more information on JBAB food options.

1. Bolling Club

50 Theisen St. Washington, DC 20032


: 1 (202) 284-3997 The Bolling Club offers catering for all your special events. For more information on hosting your next event at the club, visit its website.

2. Furnari Restaurant

303 Enterprise Way Washington, DC 20032


: 1 (202) 433-2574 Furnari Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner options, as well as weekend brunch. For weekly menus, visit its website.

3. Potomac Lanes Snack Bar

Building 1310, McChord Street Washington, DC 20032


: 1 (202) 284-4115 Bowl a round then grab a snack at the Potomac Lanes Snack Bar. Located at the base's bowling center, this snack bar serves up wings, pizza, burgers, sandwiches, and more.

4. Slip Inn Waterfront Restaurant

2842 Arnold Ave. SW Washington, DC 20032


: 1 (202) 767-5840 Enjoy views of the Potomac River, Old Town Alexandria, and Washington, D.C., at the Slip Inn Waterfront Restaurant. Choose from the restaurant's famous "George" wings, seafood baskets, sandwiches, and more. The restaurant boasts live entertainment on Fridays during the summer and a Tiki Bar during warmer months.

Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Exchange Restaurants

hot dog in a bun For more information on the following restaurants found in and near the base exchange, check out the JBAB Exchange website.

5. A+ Pizza

Building 4514 195 Chappie James Blvd. Washington, DC 20032


: 1 (202) 506-1571

6. Burger King

Building 4500 195 Chappie James Blvd. Washington, DC 20032


: 1 (202) 561-4447

7. Charleys Philly Steaks

Building 4514 195 Chappie James Blvd. Washington, DC 20032


: 1 (202) 562-4419

8. Starbucks

Building 4570 195 Chappie James Blvd. Washington, DC 20032


: 1 (202) 562-6270

9. Subway

Building 4514 195 Chappie James Blvd. Washington, DC 20032


: 1 (202) 563-2611

Best Local Restaurants in D.C.

Venture off the base for culinary delights at these nearby restaurants.

American Restaurants in Washington, D.C.

10. Old Ebbitt Grill

675 15th St. NW Washington, DC 20005


: 1 (202) 347-4800 Located across from the White House, Old Ebbitt Grill is the oldest dining saloon in Washington. Enjoy the largest selection of oysters in D.C. along with other delicious seafood dishes, burgers, sandwiches, and more.

Italian Restaurants in Washington, D.C.

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11. Pi Pizzeria

910 F St. NW Washington, DC 20004


: 1 (202) 393-5484 Grab a fresh slice of pizza and wash it down with a craft beer at Pi Pizzeria. Whether you're hungry for deep-dish or thin-crust pizza, this pizzeria aims to please. If you're feeling adventurous, skip the pepperoni and try the South Side Classico, which features Berkshire sausage, mixed mushrooms, green peppers, and onions.

12. Tortino

1228 11th St. NW Washington, DC 20001


: 1 (202) 312-5570 Feast on contemporary Italian cuisine at Tortino. Try the braised lamb ravioli, the pan-seared duck breast, grilled salmon, or New York strip, then finish off your meal with a classic tiramisu or panna cotta.

Indian Restaurants in Washington, D.C.

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13. Bindaas

Address #1

3309 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC 20008


: 1 (202) 244-6550

Address #2

2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20006


: 1 (202) 516-4326 Experience authentic Indian street food at Bindaas. This restaurant nails the combination of sweet, salty, and sour flavors that will make your taste buds sing.

14. Rasika

Address #1

633 D St. NW Washington, DC 20004


: 1 (202) 637-1222

Address #2

1190 New Hampshire Ave. NW Washington, DC 20037


: 1 (202) 466-2500 If you have a special occasion to celebrate, try the modern Indian cuisine at Rasika. This restaurant offers tawa (griddle), sigri (open barbecue), tandoori, and regional curry dishes that are sure to please.

Asian Cuisine in Washington, D.C.

15. Kaz Sushi Bistro

1915 I St. NW Washington, DC 20006


: 1 (202) 530-5500 Kaz Sushi Bistro, one of the most iconic Japanese restaurants in Washington, D.C., offers Japanese cuisine with a Western twist. Sample sushi, sashimi, sake, and all your other Japanese favorites.

Fast-Food Places To Eat in Washington, D.C.

If you're looking for new or familiar fast-food joints near D.C., hit up these eateries.

16. Five Guys

1400 I St. NW Washington, DC 20005


: 1 (202) 450-3412 The fresh burgers, hot dogs, and hand-cut fries at Five Guys have inspired a cult-like following. Try it yourself and see why its patrons keep coming back for more.

17. HipCityVeg

712 Seventh St. NW Washington, DC 20001


: 1 (202) 621-8057 If you're looking for fast, fresh vegan offerings, head to HipCityVeg.

18. Shake Shack

800 F St. Washington, DC 20004


: 1 (202) 800-9300 Shake Shack's juicy burgers, crispy chicken sandwiches, crinkle-cut fries, and milkshakes are sure to hit the spot.

Washington, D.C., Restaurant Week

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19. Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week gives foodies a chance to try tasty new offerings from restaurants around Washington, D.C. Participating restaurants cook up specially priced three-course menus for eager diners across the region. For more information on the weeklong culinary celebration held twice a year, participating restaurants, and prices, visit the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington website.

Hungry for More?

Looking for more of the best local restaurants in D.C.? Visit the official Washington, D.C., tourism website for additional restaurant, bar, brewery, and winery listings. Enjoy! Got a hot dining tip? We want to know! Share it on MyBaseGuide's Facebook or tag @mybaseguide on Instagram or @mybaseguide on Twitter.



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