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Top-Flight Takeout to Consider While Dining Out Shuts Down in D.C.

Hot newcomers and old standbys get creative with carry-out while coronavirus precautions keep customers at home

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The D.C. government’s emergency gathering policy during the coronavirus pandemic has imposed a dine-in ban effective through most of April, leaving restaurants to either temporarily shut down or pivot to takeout and delivery. Highly touted options like Komi and anticipated newcomers like Emilie’s and Albi have all rolled out casual, a la carte menus that veer away from their typically pricey dining experiences.

Below, readers will find a bevy of takeout options to explore for those practicing responsible “social distancing.” Other notable restaurants, like Kith/Kin, Bad Saint, and Tail Up Goat, have opted out of takeout to prioritize protecting their staffs.

Buying gift cards is another way to support restaurants staring down dire financial straits. Customers who want to donate to Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s worker relief fund can do that here. RAMW has rounded up even more takeout and delivery options here.

Restaurants on this map are frequently adding and taking away options while responding to quickly changing limitations. Check with the business to make sure they’re still offering takeout.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Cielo Rojo Restaurant

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7056 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 755-0833
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The Takoma Park taqueria has a “no contact” station up and running for takeout orders of tacos and tostadas. Download its app or order on its website. Individual-sized margaritas joined the mix in time for the weekend.

2. Taqueria Habanero

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3710 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 722-7700
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This long-running, homey taqueria serves up quesadillas, burritos, tacos, and more on Toast or for pick up via phone. Taqueria Habanero also offers “no contact take away” to those who ask on the phone. The owners have a location in College Park too.

3. Lapis

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1847 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 299-9630
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Order to-go dinner with curbside pickup at this Afghan bistro serving up homey stews and vegetarian options. Lunch options include a $12 bento box with dishes that can be mixed and matched. Lapis’s to-go dishes also include options that are easily frozen, with pick-up from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

4. Seven Reasons

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2208 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 417-8563
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Takeout and delivery are now available at the Latin American hotspot (daily between 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m), with menu items like pork tostadas, sea bass ceviche, and cauliflower tempura. A 2.5-percent fee in every delivery check will go towards a newly established financial aid fund for employees in need. A new fast-casual lunchtime pop-up goes live on Friday.

5. Compass Rose

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1346 T St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 506-4765
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The globetrotting restaurant in Shaw tries out takeout for the first time, sending out best-selling, cheesy boats of khachapuri, a banh mi sandwich, and Korean bulgogi ssam. Order from noon to 5 p.m. and pick up between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., along with $20 bottles of Georgian wines and

$30 female-led labels. Its Michelin-rated sister Maydan is also on the takeout train, though selling out fast daily. All proceeds and tips go to its staff.

6. The Red Hen

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1822 1st St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 525-3021
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Call the cozy Bloomingdale Italian restaurant, known for its sausage ragu rigatoni and off-menu cacio e pepe, while it operates on a takeout only basis on ToastTab from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sausage rigatoni from Red Hen
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7. Anju

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1805 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 845-8935
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The immediately popular Korean pub from the group that owns Chinese-Korean Chiko is offering takeout only every day from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sibling spot Mandu in Mt. Vernon Triangle also now offers takeout and delivery via Caviar. Chiko is also doing takeout and delivery via Caviar and DoorDash.

8. Annie's Paramount Steak House

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1609 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 232-0395
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Dupont Circle fixture Annie’s Paramount Steakhouse created a special takeout menu that customers can call in to order, with a long list of options ranging from sandwiches to crab cakes to New York strip. 

9. Etto

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1541 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 232-0920
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The straightforward Logan Circle mainstay for Neapolitan pizza and anchovy plates is open for takeout only. Patrons can call or order online.

10. Little Serow

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1511 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

The dark basement restaurant with a farmhouse feel usually generates long lines for its first-come, first-serve tasting menus of full of chile-laden Northern Thai dishes. During the pandemic, Little Serow has gone online-only with three a la carte options for carry-out, including the dill-heavy, whiskey-marinated pork ribs that end many meals. Allow 30 minutes for prep time Tuesday through Saturday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

A pile of colorfully-garnished pork ribs on a china plate with a teal wall background at Little Serow
Pork ribs from Little Serow
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11. El Sol Restaurante & Tequileria

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1227 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 815-4789
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Takeout has always been one of the best ways to try this busy Mexican restaurant in Logan Circle for chicken tinga quesadillas and more. Sibling chefs Alfredo and Jessica Solis are also doing call-in orders at Mezcalero (10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at El Sol and starting at 11 a.m. at Mezcalero). Booze is also a to-go option.

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12. The Dabney

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122 Blagden Alley NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 450-1015
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This Michelin-starred, hearth-fueled restaurant run by James Beard Award winner Jeremiah Langhorne has one of the toughest reservations to snag in town. During the coronavirus pandemic, the Dabney is offering a three-course, takeout prix fixe for $45 (Tuesday through Sunday) that draws from historic Chesapeake cooking. All meals will start with a sweet potato roll, typically stuffed with fried catfish, and a dessert such as apple cobbler. Also expect soups, salads, and hearty mains like buttermilk dumplings with country ham or beef Bourguignon. Orders are accepted by phone starting at 11 a.m. with pickup slated from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Offerings also include bottled wine, beer, cider, and cocktails; a 20-percent service fee is added to the final bill.

13. Unconventional Diner

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1207 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 847-0122
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With the convention center shut down, this sprawling, self-explanatory restaurant from French chef David Deshaies has started a “Stay at Home Supper Club” with $40 dinners for two. Through March, Desahaies will serve a menu of dishes like whole fried chickens, meatloaf, and a “seafood bonanza” with niso salmon and yuzu crabcakes. Call the restaurant for takeout, or order delivery through Postmates. Pickups will be scheduled from 2 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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14. Reverie

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3201 Cherry Hill Ln
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 808-2952
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Netflix-famous chef Johnny Spero has closed the modern American restaurant tucked away in a Georgetown alleyway. But his $18 cheeseburger — made with dry-aged ribeye trimmings, Japanese pickles, a smoked cheddar square, and a special sauce — is a smashing success for takeout on Tock. A two-person dinner set ($150) stars its half-roasted duck glazed in beet juice and fennel pollen.

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Reverie’s $18 cheeseburger
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15. Kinship

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1015 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 737-7700
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Chef Eric Ziebold is embracing the name of his restaurant by offering packaged meals to-go Wednesday through Sunday. Pick up dinner from 5 to 6 p.m., with rotating offerings like cassoulet with duck confit, pork sausage, and pork belly along with roasted potato chowder with bacon. 

16. Alta Strada

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465 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 629-4662
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Chef Michael Schlow’s Mt. Vernon Triangle eatery is offering its pasta, pizza, and chicken parm for takeout and delivery (find the Italian restaurant on UberEats, Grubhub, Postmates, Caviar, and DoorDash). Glover Park sister spot Casolare just scratched takeout.

17. La Betty

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420 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 408-8000
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Comfort food go-to La Betty is offering carryout Wednesday through Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. (and delivery via GrubHub). Show up and collect dishes like burgers, chicken schnitzel, veggie galette, and currywurst. Next-door spot A Baked Joint is also sending out pizzas and sandwiches.

18. Cane

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403 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 675-2011
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Cane chef-owner Peter Prime has tender jerk wings and bowls full of oxtails, pork belly, or vegetables available on Caviar for pickup or delivery.

19. Zaytinya

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701 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 638-0800
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All of José Andrés’s D.C. restaurants have closed. Starting Tuesday, March 17, the majority — Zaytinya, America Eats Tavern, all Jaleo locations, and Oyamel — will convert into “community kitchens” offering takeout with free or reduced-price meals for those who can’t afford to pay full price.

 

20. Bayou Bakery

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1515 N Courthouse Rd
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 243-2410
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Call ahead for curbside pickup for Southern comfort foods like mac n’ cheese, biscuits, beignets, cornbread, or muffalettas. Chef David Guas has also partnered with Real Food for Kids to make free vegetarian lunches to needy Arlington County children and their families during the closure of the school district, starting Tuesday. There’s also delivery via UberEats.

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21. Little Pearl

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921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 618-1868
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The Michelin-rated addition to the Pineapple & Pearls family delivers its destination burger (brisket and dry-aged strip loin, cheddar, caramelized onions, and Russian dressing on a brioche bun) for $18. A $90 dinner for two comes with two appetizers, a family-style entree, and a pair of desserts. It’s been selling out fast. Free delivery on Caviar (code LILPEARL) for orders over $20. The fee is also waived for orders within a mile.

22. Emilie's

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1101 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 544-4368
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The New American restaurant from chef Kevin Tien is leaning on his personal comfort food: banh mi. Instead of meticulous crudos and pricey group platters of ranch-flavored fried chicken, the trendy newcomer is offering a takeout menu with fried spring rolls or sides of Chinese broccoli for $6, Vietnamese sandwiches ($12) stuffed with grilled lemongrass pork or fried eggs, and salted rye chocolate chip cookies ($4 for two). Email FeedMe@emiliesdc.com to order.

A pork blade steak on the grill at Emilie’s
Pork blade steak at Emilie’s will go into banh mi
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23. Officina

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1120 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 747-5222
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Chef Nicholas Stefanelli’s three-level Italian workshop at the Wharf lets customers carry out or order delivery via Caviar. Go for bucatini all’ Amatriciana or four-cheese pizza. A bakery makes rum-soaked Neapolitan cake and a pints of gelato. Michelin-starred sibling spot Masseria is curating meals for for two with optional wine pairings to enjoy at home.

Veal ravioli from Officina
Veal ravioli from Officina
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24. Mi Vida Restaurante

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98 District Square SW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 516-4656
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Hospitality group KNEAD is also handling its own delivery on the Southwest Waterfront for Mi Vida and recently opened the Grill. That applies to Wharf residents, offices, and slip holders at the Gangplank Marina. They’re also on app delivery services, as is sister spot Succotash Penn Quarter.

25. ABC Pony

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2 I St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 913-8155
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D.C. trendsetter Erik Bruner-Yang’s latest restaurant, an Italian-Asian pasta shop anchoring a Navy Yard apartment complex, has switched to takeout starting at 5 p.m. and delivery via Caviar only. Call the restaurant to get a pickup order of stracciatella soup branded as a cup of an Italian egg drop, skinny Filipino egg rolls full of burrata and meatballs, or a fusilli with white bolognese and soppressata. or use Caviar for delivery. On Mondays, ABC Pony is offering a $50 prime rib dinner that comes with hasselback potatoes, roasted carrots, house salad, bread, and a bottle of wine.

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26. Neighborhood Provisions

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300 Tingey St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 524-4862
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Neighborhood Restaurant Group, the Virginia-based, beer-centric company behind restaurants like Rustico, Iron Gate, and the Hazel, is making dishes from many of its businesses available through an in-house delivery operation (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.) available in Arlington, Alexandria, and D.C. Orders can include carrot haydari spread from Hazel, hot pastrami subs from the Red Apron Butcher, smoked chicken from Birch and Barley, and Rustico pizzas. Pickup is available at NRG’s Bluejacket brewery in Navy Yard. There’s a pantry option, too.

27. Albi

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1346 4th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 921-9592
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It took former Eater D.C. Chef of the Year Michael Rafidi two years to open his first solo restaurant, and now it’s temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. An Instagram post says a to-go version of the wood-fired, Middle Eastern menu started up Tuesday, March 17. A family meal option ($70) includes wood-roasted cauliflower or half-roasted chicken with a variety of hummus, mezze, sides, and sweets. For $30 more, add wine pairings picked by Brent Kroll of next-door Maxwell. Albi’s also sending bright bottles of its Mediterranean Negroni out the door.

A plate of manti dumplings in urfa broth with urfa chile crunch, herbs, and garlic yogurt at Albi
A plate of manti dumplings in urfa broth with urfa chile crunch, herbs, and garlic yogurt at Albi
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28. Shilling Canning Company

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360 Water St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 554-7474
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People who live in the Yards complex don’t have to get out of their pajamas to try this Mid-Atlantic restaurant. Free, personalized delivery to neighbors includes options for a beet and watercress salad; wood oven-roasted half chicken; and steak frites. Large $40 cocktails now arrive at your door in mason jars.

1. Cielo Rojo Restaurant

7056 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912

The Takoma Park taqueria has a “no contact” station up and running for takeout orders of tacos and tostadas. Download its app or order on its website. Individual-sized margaritas joined the mix in time for the weekend.

7056 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912

2. Taqueria Habanero

3710 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20010

This long-running, homey taqueria serves up quesadillas, burritos, tacos, and more on Toast or for pick up via phone. Taqueria Habanero also offers “no contact take away” to those who ask on the phone. The owners have a location in College Park too.

3710 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20010

3. Lapis

1847 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009

Order to-go dinner with curbside pickup at this Afghan bistro serving up homey stews and vegetarian options. Lunch options include a $12 bento box with dishes that can be mixed and matched. Lapis’s to-go dishes also include options that are easily frozen, with pick-up from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

1847 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009

4. Seven Reasons

2208 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Takeout and delivery are now available at the Latin American hotspot (daily between 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m), with menu items like pork tostadas, sea bass ceviche, and cauliflower tempura. A 2.5-percent fee in every delivery check will go towards a newly established financial aid fund for employees in need. A new fast-casual lunchtime pop-up goes live on Friday.

2208 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

5. Compass Rose

1346 T St NW, Washington, DC 20009

The globetrotting restaurant in Shaw tries out takeout for the first time, sending out best-selling, cheesy boats of khachapuri, a banh mi sandwich, and Korean bulgogi ssam. Order from noon to 5 p.m. and pick up between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., along with $20 bottles of Georgian wines and

$30 female-led labels. Its Michelin-rated sister Maydan is also on the takeout train, though selling out fast daily. All proceeds and tips go to its staff.

1346 T St NW
Washington, DC 20009

6. The Red Hen

1822 1st St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Sausage rigatoni from Red Hen
Linda Davidson / The Washington Post via Getty Images

Call the cozy Bloomingdale Italian restaurant, known for its sausage ragu rigatoni and off-menu cacio e pepe, while it operates on a takeout only basis on ToastTab from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

1822 1st St NW
Washington, DC 20001

7. Anju

1805 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

The immediately popular Korean pub from the group that owns Chinese-Korean Chiko is offering takeout only every day from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sibling spot Mandu in Mt. Vernon Triangle also now offers takeout and delivery via Caviar. Chiko is also doing takeout and delivery via Caviar and DoorDash.

1805 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

8. Annie's Paramount Steak House

1609 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Dupont Circle fixture Annie’s Paramount Steakhouse created a special takeout menu that customers can call in to order, with a long list of options ranging from sandwiches to crab cakes to New York strip. 

1609 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

9. Etto

1541 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

The straightforward Logan Circle mainstay for Neapolitan pizza and anchovy plates is open for takeout only. Patrons can call or order online.

1541 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005

10. Little Serow

1511 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
A pile of colorfully-garnished pork ribs on a china plate with a teal wall background at Little Serow
Pork ribs from Little Serow
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The dark basement restaurant with a farmhouse feel usually generates long lines for its first-come, first-serve tasting menus of full of chile-laden Northern Thai dishes. During the pandemic, Little Serow has gone online-only with three a la carte options for carry-out, including the dill-heavy, whiskey-marinated pork ribs that end many meals. Allow 30 minutes for prep time Tuesday through Saturday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

1511 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

11. El Sol Restaurante & Tequileria

1227 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
El Sol tacos dorados
Tacos dorados from El Sol
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Takeout has always been one of the best ways to try this busy Mexican restaurant in Logan Circle for chicken tinga quesadillas and more. Sibling chefs Alfredo and Jessica Solis are also doing call-in orders at Mezcalero (10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at El Sol and starting at 11 a.m. at Mezcalero). Booze is also a to-go option.

1227 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

12. The Dabney

122 Blagden Alley NW, Washington, DC 20001

This Michelin-starred, hearth-fueled restaurant run by James Beard Award winner Jeremiah Langhorne has one of the toughest reservations to snag in town. During the coronavirus pandemic, the Dabney is offering a three-course, takeout prix fixe for $45 (Tuesday through Sunday) that draws from historic Chesapeake cooking. All meals will start with a sweet potato roll, typically stuffed with fried catfish, and a dessert such as apple cobbler. Also expect soups, salads, and hearty mains like buttermilk dumplings with country ham or beef Bourguignon. Orders are accepted by phone starting at 11 a.m. with pickup slated from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Offerings also include bottled wine, beer, cider, and cocktails; a 20-percent service fee is added to the final bill.

122 Blagden Alley NW
Washington, DC 20001

13. Unconventional Diner

1207 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

With the convention center shut down, this sprawling, self-explanatory restaurant from French chef David Deshaies has started a “Stay at Home Supper Club” with $40 dinners for two. Through March, Desahaies will serve a menu of dishes like whole fried chickens, meatloaf, and a “seafood bonanza” with niso salmon and yuzu crabcakes. Call the restaurant for takeout, or order delivery through Postmates. Pickups will be scheduled from 2 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

1207 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

14. Reverie

3201 Cherry Hill Ln, Washington, DC 20007
Reverie burger
Reverie’s $18 cheeseburger
Obi Okolo/For Reverie

Netflix-famous chef Johnny Spero has closed the modern American restaurant tucked away in a Georgetown alleyway. But his $18 cheeseburger — made with dry-aged ribeye trimmings, Japanese pickles, a smoked cheddar square, and a special sauce — is a smashing success for takeout on Tock. A two-person dinner set ($150) stars its half-roasted duck glazed in beet juice and fennel pollen.

3201 Cherry Hill Ln
Washington, DC 20007

15. Kinship

1015 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Chef Eric Ziebold is embracing the name of his restaurant by offering packaged meals to-go Wednesday through Sunday. Pick up dinner from 5 to 6 p.m., with rotating offerings like cassoulet with duck confit, pork sausage, and pork belly along with roasted potato chowder with bacon. 

1015 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

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16. Alta Strada

465 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Chef Michael Schlow’s Mt. Vernon Triangle eatery is offering its pasta, pizza, and chicken parm for takeout and delivery (find the Italian restaurant on UberEats, Grubhub, Postmates, Caviar, and DoorDash). Glover Park sister spot Casolare just scratched takeout.

465 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001

17. La Betty

420 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Comfort food go-to La Betty is offering carryout Wednesday through Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. (and delivery via GrubHub). Show up and collect dishes like burgers, chicken schnitzel, veggie galette, and currywurst. Next-door spot A Baked Joint is also sending out pizzas and sandwiches.

420 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001

18. Cane

403 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Cane chef-owner Peter Prime has tender jerk wings and bowls full of oxtails, pork belly, or vegetables available on Caviar for pickup or delivery.

403 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002

19. Zaytinya

701 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

All of José Andrés’s D.C. restaurants have closed. Starting Tuesday, March 17, the majority — Zaytinya, America Eats Tavern, all Jaleo locations, and Oyamel — will convert into “community kitchens” offering takeout with free or reduced-price meals for those who can’t afford to pay full price.

 

701 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

20. Bayou Bakery

1515 N Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201
Ellen Silverman/Bayou

Call ahead for curbside pickup for Southern comfort foods like mac n’ cheese, biscuits, beignets, cornbread, or muffalettas. Chef David Guas has also partnered with Real Food for Kids to make free vegetarian lunches to needy Arlington County children and their families during the closure of the school district, starting Tuesday. There’s also delivery via UberEats.

1515 N Courthouse Rd
Arlington, VA 22201

21. Little Pearl

921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003

The Michelin-rated addition to the Pineapple & Pearls family delivers its destination burger (brisket and dry-aged strip loin, cheddar, caramelized onions, and Russian dressing on a brioche bun) for $18. A $90 dinner for two comes with two appetizers, a family-style entree, and a pair of desserts. It’s been selling out fast. Free delivery on Caviar (code LILPEARL) for orders over $20. The fee is also waived for orders within a mile.

921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003

22. Emilie's

1101 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003
A pork blade steak on the grill at Emilie’s
Pork blade steak at Emilie’s will go into banh mi
Rey Lopez/Eater D.C.

The New American restaurant from chef Kevin Tien is leaning on his personal comfort food: banh mi. Instead of meticulous crudos and pricey group platters of ranch-flavored fried chicken, the trendy newcomer is offering a takeout menu with fried spring rolls or sides of Chinese broccoli for $6, Vietnamese sandwiches ($12) stuffed with grilled lemongrass pork or fried eggs, and salted rye chocolate chip cookies ($4 for two). Email FeedMe@emiliesdc.com to order.

1101 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003

23. Officina

1120 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024
Veal ravioli from Officina
Veal ravioli from Officina
Rey Lopez/Eater D.C.

Chef Nicholas Stefanelli’s three-level Italian workshop at the Wharf lets customers carry out or order delivery via Caviar. Go for bucatini all’ Amatriciana or four-cheese pizza. A bakery makes rum-soaked Neapolitan cake and a pints of gelato. Michelin-starred sibling spot Masseria is curating meals for for two with optional wine pairings to enjoy at home.

1120 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024

24. Mi Vida Restaurante

98 District Square SW, Washington, DC 20024

Hospitality group KNEAD is also handling its own delivery on the Southwest Waterfront for Mi Vida and recently opened the Grill. That applies to Wharf residents, offices, and slip holders at the Gangplank Marina. They’re also on app delivery services, as is sister spot Succotash Penn Quarter.

98 District Square SW
Washington, DC 20024

25. ABC Pony

2 I St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Prime rib from ABC Pony
ABC Pony [official]

D.C. trendsetter Erik Bruner-Yang’s latest restaurant, an Italian-Asian pasta shop anchoring a Navy Yard apartment complex, has switched to takeout starting at 5 p.m. and delivery via Caviar only. Call the restaurant to get a pickup order of stracciatella soup branded as a cup of an Italian egg drop, skinny Filipino egg rolls full of burrata and meatballs, or a fusilli with white bolognese and soppressata. or use Caviar for delivery. On Mondays, ABC Pony is offering a $50 prime rib dinner that comes with hasselback potatoes, roasted carrots, house salad, bread, and a bottle of wine.

2 I St SE
Washington, DC 20003

26. Neighborhood Provisions

300 Tingey St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Neighborhood Restaurant Group, the Virginia-based, beer-centric company behind restaurants like Rustico, Iron Gate, and the Hazel, is making dishes from many of its businesses available through an in-house delivery operation (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.) available in Arlington, Alexandria, and D.C. Orders can include carrot haydari spread from Hazel, hot pastrami subs from the Red Apron Butcher, smoked chicken from Birch and Barley, and Rustico pizzas. Pickup is available at NRG’s Bluejacket brewery in Navy Yard. There’s a pantry option, too.

300 Tingey St SE
Washington, DC 20003

27. Albi

1346 4th St SE, Washington, DC 20003
A plate of manti dumplings in urfa broth with urfa chile crunch, herbs, and garlic yogurt at Albi
A plate of manti dumplings in urfa broth with urfa chile crunch, herbs, and garlic yogurt at Albi
Rey Lopez/Eater D.C.

It took former Eater D.C. Chef of the Year Michael Rafidi two years to open his first solo restaurant, and now it’s temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. An Instagram post says a to-go version of the wood-fired, Middle Eastern menu started up Tuesday, March 17. A family meal option ($70) includes wood-roasted cauliflower or half-roasted chicken with a variety of hummus, mezze, sides, and sweets. For $30 more, add wine pairings picked by Brent Kroll of next-door Maxwell. Albi’s also sending bright bottles of its Mediterranean Negroni out the door.

1346 4th St SE
Washington, DC 20003

28. Shilling Canning Company

360 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003

People who live in the Yards complex don’t have to get out of their pajamas to try this Mid-Atlantic restaurant. Free, personalized delivery to neighbors includes options for a beet and watercress salad; wood oven-roasted half chicken; and steak frites. Large $40 cocktails now arrive at your door in mason jars.

360 Water St SE
Washington, DC 20003

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