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16 Destinations for Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies in D.C.

Chewy or crisp, these cookies are chock-full of chocolate

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A pile of chocolate chip cookies from Casolare.
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Everyone has a different idea of what the perfect chocolate chip cookie should taste like —warm and chewy, crisp and thin, stuffed with butter, or loaded with chocolate chips. Luckily, Maryland, D.C., and Virginia are full of bakeries that offer the classic dessert in all forms.

Whether you’re in the mood for morsels of melted chocolate chip, in need a late-night cookie delivered, or only have a buck to spare for a fancy restaurant dessert, there’s pretty much a bakery somewhere to satisfy a chocolate chip cookie fix.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. JennyCakes Bakery

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10419 Armory Ave
Kensington, MD 20895
(240) 388-9989
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In historic Kensington, this snug bakery has a cookie counter with fresh baked chocolate chip cookies for a buck each. But go bigger and consider ordering one of the chocolate chip cookie cakes or its infamous chocolate chip cookie dough cupcake.

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2. Bread Furst

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4434 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 765-1200
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In 2017, James Beard named Mark Furstenberg the nation’s “Outstanding Baker.” One of the many reasons to pay him a visit, aside from his perfectly baked baguettes, are the chocolate chip cookies, which are baked thin and crisp for those who prefer a crunchier bite.

3. Casolare Ristorante + Bar

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2505 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 625-5400
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Chef Alex Levin is a well-known cookie connoisseur who bakes a gooey chocolate chip cookie with a mix of dark chocolate and milk chocolate morsels. There’s also a surprise ingredient — toffee bits — that add more flavor and crunch. Find them at Casolare in Glover Park or the Riggsby in Dupont Circle.

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4. Insomnia Cookies

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2318 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 873-8429
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Need a late night cookie fix? Insomnia Cookie, which also delivers, serves up warm and gooey chocolate chip cookies until 4 a.m. from Thursday to Saturday and 3 a.m. on Sunday to Wednesday. You can also upgrade an order to “chipwich” status.

5. Uncle Chip's Cookies

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1514 North Capitol St NW
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 999-4990
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Whether it’s double-chocolate chip or a classic chocolate chip cookie, Uncle Chip’s is the bakery to buy individual or bulk (dozen or two-dozen count) purchases for an all-out craving.

6. Seylou Bakery

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926 N St NW Suite A
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 842-1122
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This might be the fanciest cookie around. Seylou creates a cookie using millet, small-seeded grasses, milled on-site and baked into a classic or double chocolate chip cookie for $3.50 each.

7. Buttercream Bakeshop

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1250 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 735-0102
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Chunks of chocolate are used to make these signature sweets in Shaw. Each cookie is baked fresh on-site daily for $1.50 each.

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8. Baked & Wired

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1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW
Washington, DC 20007
(703) 663-8727
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You can order cookies by the dozen or individually at Georgetown’s Baked & Wired. These cookies are soft and chewy yet somehow perfectly crisp on the bottom with chunks of semisweet chocolate. Plus there’s the option to add walnuts.

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Cookie offerings at Baked & Wired.
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9. Dog Tag Bakery

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3206 Grace St NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 407-9609
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Both your stomach and heart can feel good at Dog Tag Bakery, which serves Connie’s Classic Cookies for $1.95. The proceeds support workforce training and jobs for veterans, military spouses, and caregivers.

Chocolate chip cookies from Dog Tag Bakery
Chocolate chip cookies from Dog Tag Bakery
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10. Captain Cookie & the Milk Man

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2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 795-9184
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George Washington University students and Foggy Bottom neighbors alike know this cookie counter serves cookies at almost any time of day. Ask for yours while it’s still hot from the oven.

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Captain Cookie’s iconic superhero logo.
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11. Teaism

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800 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 835-2233
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The chocolate salty oat cookie at Teaism is an iconic sweet found downtown, but did you know there’s also a gluten-free option? The Hempheart is made with bittersweet chocolate chips, dried cherries, almond flour, and cinnamon.

12. Bakeshop

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1025 N Fillmore St G
Arlington, VA 22201
(571) 970-6460
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This family-run joint is one of the best spots in town to indulge in a soft-baked chocolate chip cookie — the dough calls for an indulgent amount of brown butter.

13. Little Pearl

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921 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 618-1868
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Over on Capitol Hill, Little Pearl, the sister restaurant to Rose’s Luxury and Pineapple and Pearls, recently announced that its scrumptious chocolate chip cookie is now available for delivery on the Caviar delivery app.

14. Rasa

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1247 First St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 804-5678
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A lot of love goes into the cookies at this Indian-style fast-casual joint. Each batch is made with masala chai spice, a flavor that’s perfect for the fall season. And soon, you’ll be able to order these cookies at two more locations in Crystal City and Mt. Vernon Triangle.

15. Mom & Pop

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2909 District Ave
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 992-0050
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This offshoot bakery launched by Dolcezza whips up a mean batch of salted caramel chocolate chip cookies. It’s a treat that’s equal parts sweet, chewy, and salty.

16. Iverson Cookies

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3813 Branch Ave
Temple Hills, MD 20748
(301) 899-2711
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The Shops at Iverson Mall in Temple Hills, Maryland, is home to a decades-old bakery that’s long known for its chocolate chip and snickerdoodle cookies. Over the years, it’s gained an enormous following, including devotees who are members of a monthly cookie delivery service.

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1. JennyCakes Bakery

10419 Armory Ave, Kensington, MD 20895

In historic Kensington, this snug bakery has a cookie counter with fresh baked chocolate chip cookies for a buck each. But go bigger and consider ordering one of the chocolate chip cookie cakes or its infamous chocolate chip cookie dough cupcake.

10419 Armory Ave
Kensington, MD 20895

2. Bread Furst

4434 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

In 2017, James Beard named Mark Furstenberg the nation’s “Outstanding Baker.” One of the many reasons to pay him a visit, aside from his perfectly baked baguettes, are the chocolate chip cookies, which are baked thin and crisp for those who prefer a crunchier bite.

4434 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

3. Casolare Ristorante + Bar

2505 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007
William Goldberg / Schlow Restaurant Group

Chef Alex Levin is a well-known cookie connoisseur who bakes a gooey chocolate chip cookie with a mix of dark chocolate and milk chocolate morsels. There’s also a surprise ingredient — toffee bits — that add more flavor and crunch. Find them at Casolare in Glover Park or the Riggsby in Dupont Circle.

2505 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007

4. Insomnia Cookies

2318 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Need a late night cookie fix? Insomnia Cookie, which also delivers, serves up warm and gooey chocolate chip cookies until 4 a.m. from Thursday to Saturday and 3 a.m. on Sunday to Wednesday. You can also upgrade an order to “chipwich” status.

2318 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

5. Uncle Chip's Cookies

1514 North Capitol St NW, Washington, DC 20002

Whether it’s double-chocolate chip or a classic chocolate chip cookie, Uncle Chip’s is the bakery to buy individual or bulk (dozen or two-dozen count) purchases for an all-out craving.

1514 North Capitol St NW
Washington, DC 20002

6. Seylou Bakery

926 N St NW Suite A, Washington, DC 20001

This might be the fanciest cookie around. Seylou creates a cookie using millet, small-seeded grasses, milled on-site and baked into a classic or double chocolate chip cookie for $3.50 each.

926 N St NW Suite A
Washington, DC 20001

7. Buttercream Bakeshop

1250 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Photo: Buttercream

Chunks of chocolate are used to make these signature sweets in Shaw. Each cookie is baked fresh on-site daily for $1.50 each.

1250 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

8. Baked & Wired

1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW, Washington, DC 20007
Cookies at Baked & Wired
Cookie offerings at Baked & Wired.
Baked & Wired [official photo]

You can order cookies by the dozen or individually at Georgetown’s Baked & Wired. These cookies are soft and chewy yet somehow perfectly crisp on the bottom with chunks of semisweet chocolate. Plus there’s the option to add walnuts.

1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW
Washington, DC 20007

9. Dog Tag Bakery

3206 Grace St NW, Washington, DC 20007
Chocolate chip cookies from Dog Tag Bakery
Chocolate chip cookies from Dog Tag Bakery
Dog Tag Bakery [official]

Both your stomach and heart can feel good at Dog Tag Bakery, which serves Connie’s Classic Cookies for $1.95. The proceeds support workforce training and jobs for veterans, military spouses, and caregivers.

3206 Grace St NW
Washington, DC 20007

10. Captain Cookie & the Milk Man

2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006
Captain Cookie’s facade
Captain Cookie’s iconic superhero logo.
Captain Cookie [official photo]

George Washington University students and Foggy Bottom neighbors alike know this cookie counter serves cookies at almost any time of day. Ask for yours while it’s still hot from the oven.

2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006

11. Teaism

800 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006

The chocolate salty oat cookie at Teaism is an iconic sweet found downtown, but did you know there’s also a gluten-free option? The Hempheart is made with bittersweet chocolate chips, dried cherries, almond flour, and cinnamon.

800 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006

12. Bakeshop

1025 N Fillmore St G, Arlington, VA 22201

This family-run joint is one of the best spots in town to indulge in a soft-baked chocolate chip cookie — the dough calls for an indulgent amount of brown butter.

1025 N Fillmore St G
Arlington, VA 22201

13. Little Pearl

921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003

Over on Capitol Hill, Little Pearl, the sister restaurant to Rose’s Luxury and Pineapple and Pearls, recently announced that its scrumptious chocolate chip cookie is now available for delivery on the Caviar delivery app.

921 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003

14. Rasa

1247 First St SE, Washington, DC 20003

A lot of love goes into the cookies at this Indian-style fast-casual joint. Each batch is made with masala chai spice, a flavor that’s perfect for the fall season. And soon, you’ll be able to order these cookies at two more locations in Crystal City and Mt. Vernon Triangle.

1247 First St SE
Washington, DC 20003

15. Mom & Pop

2909 District Ave, Fairfax, VA 22031

This offshoot bakery launched by Dolcezza whips up a mean batch of salted caramel chocolate chip cookies. It’s a treat that’s equal parts sweet, chewy, and salty.

2909 District Ave
Fairfax, VA 22031

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16. Iverson Cookies

3813 Branch Ave, Temple Hills, MD 20748
Photo: Iverson Cookies

The Shops at Iverson Mall in Temple Hills, Maryland, is home to a decades-old bakery that’s long known for its chocolate chip and snickerdoodle cookies. Over the years, it’s gained an enormous following, including devotees who are members of a monthly cookie delivery service.

3813 Branch Ave
Temple Hills, MD 20748

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