Last week, Eater asked readers to name D.C.'s most consistent restaurant in 2013. They had plenty to say. Nearly 30 restaurants were named through the comments section and the tipline, with some places such as Marcel's and Central receiving multiple nods. Agree with what the readers had to say? Share thoughts in the comments.Read More
Are These D.C.'s Most Consistent Restaurants?
1. Clyde's of Gallery Place
No matter the location, American restaurant Clyde's is a favorite.
2. Old Ebbitt Grill
Old Ebbitt is a D.C. institution, known for its old-school vibe and oysters.
3. Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro
Matchbox continues to expand its brand, which is known for mini burgers and pizzas.
4. La Tasca
This Spanish tapas chain has several locations in the area (other commenters disputed its inclusion).
5. 2941 Restaurant
This Falls Church destination from Bertrand Chemel has evolved to become more casual in recent years.
6. Central Michel Richard
Michel Richard's last remaining restaurant in D.C. is his most casual, this popular bistro.
7. Boundary Road Restaurant
Boundary Road is a chill neighborhood option for those in the Atlas District.
Those who claim fine dining is dead haven't had a meal at Marcel's lately.
9. Brasserie Beck
Belgian food has gotten more pervasive in D.C. but Brasserie Beck remains a standout for the cuisine.
10. Blue Duck Tavern
American restaurant Blue Duck Tavern is one of those places that seems to improve with age.
Spanish restaurant Estadio has been open for years and it's still tough to get a table.
12. Nando's Peri-Peri
For fast-casual spicy chicken, readers turn to Nando's.
13. Ben's Chili Bowl
When it comes to half-smokes and chili, Eater readers side with the original.
14. Bombay Club
Ashok Bajaj's fine dining-influenced Indian restaurant remains a destination.
15. The Hamilton
This tavern from the owners of Clyde's has a huge menu and lots of space.
16. Florida Avenue Grill
For greasy spoon fare, Florida Ave. Grill has been an option for decades.
Commissary aims to be a comfortable neighborhood hangout with a solid happy hour.
18. Acqua Al 2
This Italian import serves up homemade pastas and balsamic steaks.
19. Pizzeria Paradiso
Pizzeria Paradiso is one of the area's original Neapolitan-style pizza purveyors.
Jose Andres' original tapas restaurant still has a devoted fan base.
Posto is the more casual sibling of downtown Italian restaurant La Tosca.
22. Bourbon Steak Washington DC
Bourbon Steak is a destination not just for meats, but for seafood, seasonal fare and, of course, truffle fries.
Diners turn to Palena for Frank Ruta's careful cooking.
24. Mintwood Place
Still buzzy, this bistro has settled in to its role as a reliable and stylish neighborhood restaurant in Adams Morgan.
D.C. isn't lacking in tapas restaurants and Boqueria is another one that delivers.
26. Oyamel Cocina Mexicana
Another Jose Andres restaurant, Oyamel is a standout for ceviche and more.
Nooshi's a standby for Thai food, readers say.
28. Meridian Pint
Diners know they'll find solid beer and bar food at Meridian Pint.