13 "Keeping It Kind Of Healthy" restaurants in Washington DC.
When you’re sick of pizza, but not quite ready for a 10-day juice cleanse, the happy medium is a restaurant that’s “kind of healthy.” It’s a place where you can have a nice piece of fish, but with a side of something fried.
The phenomenal tapas and fun times here might be the best example of what Jose Andres has done for DC eating.
The Ferris Bueller of DC restaurants, The Royal is cool without trying too hard. Come for great Colombian food and cocktails.
A highly attractive spot located on the highly trendy Blagden Alley, The Dabney will impress both your date and your Instagram followers.
The one chain in Georgetown we appreciate. Go to Sweetgreen for something mostly healthy while you’re running errands.
For a kind of healthy lunch in Georgetown, get some of the (surprisingly good) vegetarian tacos at Chaia.
Bread Furst is a bakery in Van Ness with some of our favorite pastries in town. It’s also a good spot for a quick breakfast or lunch.
Northside Social is a coffee shop by day and a wine bar at night. If you live in Arlington, it will come in handy at least once a week.
Sweetgreen is the best place for a casual salad in DC, and definitely in Foggy Bottom.
Beefsteak has things like beet burgers on the menu, but also rice bowls for the less health-crazed. Use it for a quick lunch in Foggy Bottom.
Bacchus of Lebanon is an old school (but not fancy) Lebanese restaurant that’s our favorite spot in Bethesda for a Mediterranean meal.
Sweetgreen in Bethesda is further proof that the chain is taking over the DMV with salads. That’s a good thing.
When you're feeling guilty about all the pizza you've had recently, head to Shouk in Mt. Vernon for healthy-ish salads and pita sandwiches.