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Healthy Restaurant Dishes Eater Readers Love

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In the spirit of the New Year, Eater asked readers last week to share their favorite restaurant dishes that are healthy (or at least healthy-ish). Readers came back with their go-to salads, salmon dishes and stir fries, pointing out such places as Protein Bar, Four Sisters and Cava Grill as offering lighter fare. Here now is a map of the dishes that readers recommend, and where you can find them.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Cafe Assorti

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1800 Wilson Blvd
Washington, DC
(703) 465-0036
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A tipline respondent likes the salmon, rice and vegetable entree at Rosslyn's Eastern European Cafe Assorti.

2. Le Pain Quotidien

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800 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 688-0341
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An Eater Twitter follower likes the tuna and white bean salad (420 calories) and the new couscous salad (a heavier 600+ calories) at this fast casual spot.

3. Cava Mezze Grill

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4237 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 695-8115
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An Eater Twitter follower loves the salads at Cava Grill, especially with falafel.

4. Maple

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3418 11th Street NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 588-7442
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A tipline reader praises the prosciutto salad at Maple in Columbia Heights.

5. Pica Taco

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1406 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 518-6820
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Pica Taco, with two DC locations, provides a healthy option in its fish tacos, according to a tipline responder.

6. Seasons 52

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11414 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 984-5252
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Seasons 52, which has two local outposts, specializes in lower calorie dining. A commenter enjoys the chain's fish tacos.

7. Protein Bar

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398 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 621-9574
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A commenter enjoys the Southwest Salad at Protein Bar, which emphasizes a low carb diet.

8. Rito Loco

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Moving Target!
Washington, DC 20001
A commenter likes how the Mojito Rito Burritos at this food truck don't overdo the rice.

9. Teddy's Roti Shop

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7414 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20012
(202) 882-6488
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A commenter enjoys the buss up shut roti at Teddy's.

10. L'Enfant Café

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2000 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 319-1800
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Give the nicoise salad a try at this Adams Morgan cafe.

11. Meat in a Box

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312 S Washington St.
Falls Church, VA 22046
(703) 533-9070
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Kebab house Meat In A Box offers a healthy salmon salad on its menu.

12. Four Sisters

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8190 Strawberry Ln
Falls Church, VA 22042
(703) 539-8566
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Summer rolls are a lighter way to go at this Falls Church favorite for Vietnamese cuisine.

13. Whole Foods Market

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1440 P St. NW
Washington, DC 20005
Moroccan lentil soup or squash posole are some of the healthy lunch options at Whole Foods.

14. Hong Kong Palace

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6387 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22044
(703) 532-0940
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A tipline responder recommends mapo tofu at Hong Kong Palace (multiple locations).

15. Founding Farmers

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1924 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20431
(202) 822-8783
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A Twitter follower says the spicy ahi tuna poke salad at Founding Farmers is a favorite.

16. Elizabeth's Gone Raw

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1341 L St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 347-8349
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Elizabeth's Gone Raw has a raw food centric tasting menu that changes frequently.

17. Energy Kitchen

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1901 L St NW
Washington, DC 20036
A Twitter follower gave a shoutout to the new Energy Kitchen, where dishes like peanut butter shakes and bacon cheeseburgers all clock in under 500 calories.

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1. Cafe Assorti

1800 Wilson Blvd, Washington, DC
A tipline respondent likes the salmon, rice and vegetable entree at Rosslyn's Eastern European Cafe Assorti.
1800 Wilson Blvd
Washington, DC

2. Le Pain Quotidien

800 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20006
An Eater Twitter follower likes the tuna and white bean salad (420 calories) and the new couscous salad (a heavier 600+ calories) at this fast casual spot.
800 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20006

3. Cava Mezze Grill

4237 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016
An Eater Twitter follower loves the salads at Cava Grill, especially with falafel.
4237 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

4. Maple

3418 11th Street NW, Washington, DC 20010
A tipline reader praises the prosciutto salad at Maple in Columbia Heights.
3418 11th Street NW
Washington, DC 20010

5. Pica Taco

1406 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009
Pica Taco, with two DC locations, provides a healthy option in its fish tacos, according to a tipline responder.
1406 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009

6. Seasons 52

11414 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852
Seasons 52, which has two local outposts, specializes in lower calorie dining. A commenter enjoys the chain's fish tacos.
11414 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852

7. Protein Bar

398 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
A commenter enjoys the Southwest Salad at Protein Bar, which emphasizes a low carb diet.
398 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20004

8. Rito Loco

Moving Target!, Washington, DC 20001
A commenter likes how the Mojito Rito Burritos at this food truck don't overdo the rice.
Moving Target!
Washington, DC 20001

9. Teddy's Roti Shop

7414 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20012
A commenter enjoys the buss up shut roti at Teddy's.
7414 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20012

10. L'Enfant Café

2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Give the nicoise salad a try at this Adams Morgan cafe.
2000 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

11. Meat in a Box

312 S Washington St., Falls Church, VA 22046
Kebab house Meat In A Box offers a healthy salmon salad on its menu.
312 S Washington St.
Falls Church, VA 22046

12. Four Sisters

8190 Strawberry Ln, Falls Church, VA 22042
Summer rolls are a lighter way to go at this Falls Church favorite for Vietnamese cuisine.
8190 Strawberry Ln
Falls Church, VA 22042

13. Whole Foods Market

1440 P St. NW, Washington, DC 20005
Moroccan lentil soup or squash posole are some of the healthy lunch options at Whole Foods.
1440 P St. NW
Washington, DC 20005

14. Hong Kong Palace

6387 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22044
A tipline responder recommends mapo tofu at Hong Kong Palace (multiple locations).
6387 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22044

15. Founding Farmers

1924 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20431
A Twitter follower says the spicy ahi tuna poke salad at Founding Farmers is a favorite.
1924 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20431

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16. Elizabeth's Gone Raw

1341 L St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Elizabeth's Gone Raw has a raw food centric tasting menu that changes frequently.
1341 L St NW
Washington, DC 20005

17. Energy Kitchen

1901 L St NW, Washington, DC 20036
A Twitter follower gave a shoutout to the new Energy Kitchen, where dishes like peanut butter shakes and bacon cheeseburgers all clock in under 500 calories.
1901 L St NW
Washington, DC 20036

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