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Latkes Heat Map: Where to Find Potato Pancakes in DC (Updated)

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Hanukkah begins this weekend, which tends to prompt the question, "Where can I find a decent latke around town?" Eater's got you covered. There are traditional latkes, gourmet latkes, and other international spins on the beloved potato pancake, all here on our Latkes Heat Map. Spot another version of crispy potato goodness around town? Add it in the comments.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Star and Shamrock

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1341 H Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 388-3833
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Give Sheri's latkes a try at this Jewish/Irish hybrid restaurant; they're on the appetizer menu.

2. DGS Delicatessen

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1317 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 293-4400
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You can get a latke with smoked salmon and creme fraiche, or one with apple preserves, at the new DGS in Dupont.

3. Loeb's New York Deli

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1712 I St NW
Washington, DC 20005
Loeb's has always been an option for the classic style of latkes.

4. Cafe Mozart

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1331 H St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 347-5732
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A bit of a departure, but there are German potato pancakes on the menu at Cafe Mozart for $4.

5. Firefly

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1310 New Hampshire Ave
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 861-1310
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Beginning Dec. 7, try Firefly's Yukon gold potato latke with corned beef pastrami, housemade sauerkraut and horseradish cream. The special is $14.

6. Equinox

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818 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 331-8118
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Equinox will serve the latkes from Todd and Ellen Gray's new cookbook, "The New Jewish Table", starting Dec. 8.

7. Domku Bar & Cafe

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821 Upshur St NW
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 722-7475
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Domku has a Czech-style potato and cheese pancake on the menu.

8. Black Market Bistro

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4600 Waverly Ave
Garrett Park, MD 20896
(301) 933-3000
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On the brunch menu at Black Market Bistro: crispy potato latkes. They're served with homemade Granny Smith applesauce and sour cream and chives.

9. The Heights

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3115 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 797-7227
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Potato pancakes are served with sour cream or applesauce on The Heights' brunch menu. They're also on sister restaurant Commissary's brunch menu.

10. Willow

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4301 N Fairfax Dr
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 465-8800
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At Willow, order the Scottish Smoked Salmon with Potato Latkes; it's served with horseradish cream, minced cucumber and dill.

11. Grillfish

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1200 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 331-7310
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The crab eggs benedict dish at Grillfish sits atop potato latkes.

12. Food Wine & Co.

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7272 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 651-8008
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Bethesda's Food, Wine & Co. is running three latke specials, featuring ingredients like scallion and bluefish; you get two latkes for $13.

13. Meridian Pint

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3400 11th St. NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 588-1075
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Meridian Pint's salad with mixed greens and house-cured salmon includes a potato cake on top, along with egg, onion, fried capers and yogurt dressing.

14. Dino

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3435 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 686-2966
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Find Ella's Latkes {with homemade apple sauce & mascarpone} as an a la carte special on Dino's menu.

15. Vermilion

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1120 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-9669
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On Vermillion's brunch menu, find sweet potato pancakes with spiced apples, whipped sorghum butter & choice of pork.

16. Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

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1612 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009-4307
(202) 319-1612
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Check out Pearl Dive's appetizer menu to find latkes with apple- serrano pepper jelly, and chive crème chantilly.

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1. The Star and Shamrock

1341 H Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002
Give Sheri's latkes a try at this Jewish/Irish hybrid restaurant; they're on the appetizer menu.
1341 H Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20002

2. DGS Delicatessen

1317 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
You can get a latke with smoked salmon and creme fraiche, or one with apple preserves, at the new DGS in Dupont.
1317 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

3. Loeb's New York Deli

1712 I St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Loeb's has always been an option for the classic style of latkes.
1712 I St NW
Washington, DC 20005

4. Cafe Mozart

1331 H St NW, Washington, DC 20005
A bit of a departure, but there are German potato pancakes on the menu at Cafe Mozart for $4.
1331 H St NW
Washington, DC 20005

5. Firefly

1310 New Hampshire Ave, Washington, DC 20004
Beginning Dec. 7, try Firefly's Yukon gold potato latke with corned beef pastrami, housemade sauerkraut and horseradish cream. The special is $14.
1310 New Hampshire Ave
Washington, DC 20004

6. Equinox

818 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006
Equinox will serve the latkes from Todd and Ellen Gray's new cookbook, "The New Jewish Table", starting Dec. 8.
818 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006

7. Domku Bar & Cafe

821 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC 20011
Domku has a Czech-style potato and cheese pancake on the menu.
821 Upshur St NW
Washington, DC 20011

8. Black Market Bistro

4600 Waverly Ave, Garrett Park, MD 20896
On the brunch menu at Black Market Bistro: crispy potato latkes. They're served with homemade Granny Smith applesauce and sour cream and chives.
4600 Waverly Ave
Garrett Park, MD 20896

9. The Heights

3115 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20010
Potato pancakes are served with sour cream or applesauce on The Heights' brunch menu. They're also on sister restaurant Commissary's brunch menu.
3115 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20010

10. Willow

4301 N Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22201
At Willow, order the Scottish Smoked Salmon with Potato Latkes; it's served with horseradish cream, minced cucumber and dill.
4301 N Fairfax Dr
Arlington, VA 22201

11. Grillfish

1200 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036
The crab eggs benedict dish at Grillfish sits atop potato latkes.
1200 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036

12. Food Wine & Co.

7272 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
Bethesda's Food, Wine & Co. is running three latke specials, featuring ingredients like scallion and bluefish; you get two latkes for $13.
7272 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814

13. Meridian Pint

3400 11th St. NW, Washington, DC 20010
Meridian Pint's salad with mixed greens and house-cured salmon includes a potato cake on top, along with egg, onion, fried capers and yogurt dressing.
3400 11th St. NW
Washington, DC 20010

14. Dino

3435 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Find Ella's Latkes {with homemade apple sauce & mascarpone} as an a la carte special on Dino's menu.
3435 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

15. Vermilion

1120 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314
On Vermillion's brunch menu, find sweet potato pancakes with spiced apples, whipped sorghum butter & choice of pork.
1120 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314

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16. Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

1612 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009-4307
Check out Pearl Dive's appetizer menu to find latkes with apple- serrano pepper jelly, and chive crème chantilly.
1612 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009-4307

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