30 "Big Groups" restaurants in Washington DC.
Another Jose Andres spot with solid tapas. Head to Zaytinya for a power lunch that doesn’t feel like a power lunch.
Attached to the Carlyle Hotel in DuPont, The Riggsby does everything “classic” extremely well.
Texas Jack’s in Arlington is a bit fancier and more buttoned up than your typical BBQ joint, but the food is very good.
Declaration is right near Nats Park and has a wide-ranging menu and a daily Happy Hour so it’s perfect for a group dinner or brunch before a game.
This new location of All Purpose in the Navy Yard is serving pizza and Italian appetizers on the water, and is a quick walk to Nats Park.
Mayahuel is a Mexican restaurant in Woodley Park that’s ideal for big groups, with pitchers of margaritas and plenty of sharable dishes.
If you need a pre-game move before a show at the 9:30 Club, Satellite Room has your back. Try with a big group or a date.
If you’re looking for a dance floor around U Street, try The Brixton. And head to the rooftop when you need a break.
When you’re more concerned about having a good time than eating authentic Mexican food, head to El Centro D.F. in Georgetown.
Momofuku’s big, loud space and Korean fried chicken make it a fun spot for a group dinner in CenterCity.
Try Black Jack for a casual pre-going out group dinner on 14th Street. We endorse the bucket of fried chicken.
Lupo Verde does reliable Italian in an old brick townhouse right off 14th Street.
Lyon Hall can solve most of your eating dilemmas in Arlington. The German food and multiple levels work for a date, group drink, or catch-up dinner.