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50+ Places to Avoid Restaurant Week Insanity in D.C.

The promotion is here. But this guide is for the people who hate it.

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This week is Restaurant Week in D.C., which means tons of restaurants around town will be offering special prix fixe menus at a discounted price for diners to enjoy. Snow issues have kept a few places from participating, so those interested in the deals should keep an eye on RAMW's website for any changes.

But what about diners who wish to avoid the promotion, whether they're ducking crowds, averse to prix fixe menus or have other concerns about the deal? Here's a list of more than 50 new, interesting or reliable places which are not participating in the official Restaurant Week (though some may have competing deals of their own), conveniently organized by neighborhood.

Restaurant Week lovers and haters alike should all think about supporting local restaurants this week, especially after so many have been financially hit by last weekend's blizzard.

Adams Morgan:

Cashion's Eat Place

Jack Rose

Jug and Table

Atlas District:

Boundary Road

Ethiopic

Maketto

Sticky Rice

Toki Underground

Bloomingdale/Northeast:

El Camino

Nido

The Red Hen

Capitol Hill:

Garrison

Rose's Luxury

Chevy Chase:

Macon Bistro & Larder

Downtown/Foggy Bottom:

BLT Steak

Boqueria

Soi 38

Dupont:

DGS Delicatessen

Hank's Oyster Bar

Mandu

Little Serow

Georgetown:

Bourbon Steak

Chaia

Chez BIlly Sud

Logan Circle/U Street:

Compass Rose

Doi Moi

Estadio

Etto

Ghibellina

Izakaya Seki

Le Diplomate

Lupo Verde

Navy Yard:

Due South

Scarlet Oak

NoMa:

Masseria

Penn Quarter/Chinatown:

Centrolina

Minibar

Momofuku CCDC

Proof

Tadich Grill

The Partisan

The Source

Petworth/Columbia Heights

Bad Saint

Crane & Turtle

Thip Khao

Shaw/Ledroit:

Convivial

Kinship

The Dabney

The Royal

Woodley Park/Cleveland Park:

Bar Civita

Ripple

Maryland:

AG Kitchen

Food & Wine Co.

Peter Chang Rockville

Silver

Succotash

Urban Butcher

Urban Heights

Virginia:

Bayou Bakery

Brine

Clarity

Marble & Rye

Pepita

Peter Chang Arlington

Secret Chopsticks

Takumi

Texas Jack's

Tupelo Honey Cafe

Yona

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