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Thursday, February 29, 2024

MidCity Restaurants Offering Take Out & Delivery

At the end of a long day of tele-working, maybe home-schooling, refereeing kids and/or pets and trying to clean up the mess, the last thing you want to do is cook. While District restaurants have been closed for dine-in since March 16, you can still order food for delivery or pick-up –now including adult beverages. It’s a great way to support the neighbors that work at and own these community businesses!

Here’s a list of nearby restaurants offering delivery or take-out service, so you can support local while you eat.

A note: where possible, it’s nice to order food and beverages directly from the restaurant, either via telephone or through the website. Platforms such a UberEats, Doordash, Caviar and Postmates offer pick-up and delivery from restaurants that might otherwise be unable to provide it in-house, making business possible through the COVID-19 shutdown. They also charge a commission, separately negotiated for each restaurant, that can be anywhere from 15 to 30 percent and as high as 40 percent on each order. (While Uber Eats has waived the delivery fee for more than 100,000 local restaurants, that’s for the customer, not the restaurant. Caviar and Doordash recently merged and have waived commission on pick-up orders, and reduced commission for some independent restaurants).

Restaurants already operate on a low profit margin, usually around 6 percent. Ordering by phone or through the restaurant website can help reduce those fees by allowing the restaurant to take the order themselves and only pay a platform for delivery. Websites may also direct you to platforms with whom restaurants have the best arrangements.

If your favorite restaurant isn’t open, you can still support them with a gift card. Visit their website or select from the constantly updatign list of links compiled by DC Tech People (dctechpeople.com) at supportdc.com

Times are moving fast, so this information is subject to change. Check with your restaurant directly about hours, and to see how they’re doing!

Did we miss someone? Email Leads@HillRag.com

A Baked Joint abakedjoint.com(465 K St. NW, 202-408-6985)

A.Litteri alitteri.com (517-519 Morse St. NE, 202-544-0183)

Albi Pub (offers meal kits & pantry items) www.albidc.com (237 Second St. NW, 202-347-2237)

All Purpose Shaw allpurposedc.com/locations/shaw (1250 Ninth St. NW, 202-849-6174)

Alta Strada www.altastradarestaurant.com/washington-dc 465 K St. NW)

In Shaw, Beau Thai’s eclectic menu showcases traditional – and not so traditional – dishes. Photo: Celeste McCall

Beau Thai Shaw www.beauthai.com (1550 7th St. NW, 202-536-5636)

Bistro Cacao bistrocacao.com (316 Massachusetts Ave. NE, 202-546-4737)

Buffalo & Bergen buffalobergendc.com/capitol-hill (240 Massachusetts Ave. NE, 202-525-3350)

Busboys & Poets busboysandpoets.com (450 K St. NW

Cafe Berlin cafeberlin-dc.com  (322 Massachusetts Ave. NE, 202-543-7656)

Café Bliss doordash.com (201 Massachusetts Ave. NE, 202-546-0500)

Café Fili Mediterranean www.cafefili.com (701 Second St. NE, 202-629-2816)

Capital Burger thecapitalburger.com (1005 Seventh St. NW, 202-638-0414)

Carving Room Kitchen & Bar www.carvingroom.com (300 Massachusetts Ave. NW, 202-962-3947 and 140 M St. NE, 202-962-3947)

Cava cava.com (1921 Eighth St. NW, 202-864-43210

Chaia Tacos www.chaiatacos.com (615 I St. NW, 202-290-1019)

Chaplin’s www.chaplinsdc.com/order-pick-up (1501 Ninth St. NW, 202-644-8806)

Chercher Restaurant chercherrestuarant.com (1334 Ninth St. NW, 202-299-9703)

Chez Lily www.chezlilycoffee.com (425 I St. NW, 202-735-5137)

Columbia Room columbiaroomdc.com (124 Blagden Alley NW, 202-316-9396)

Convivial www.convivialdc.com (801 O St. NW, 202-525-2870)

The Dabney thedabney.com (122 Blagden Alley NW, 202-450-1015)

Dacha Café dachadc.com (1602 Seventh St. NW, 202-350-9888

Declaration Shaw declarationrestaurant.com ((804 V St. NW) 202-627-2277 alan@prghospitality.com)

Deli Italian Café www.facebook.com/adeliwashingtondc (1300 Second St. NE, 202-842-8045)

Ebenezers Coffee House ebenezerscoffeehouse.com (201 F St. NE, 202-558-6900)

Echo Park DC www.echoparkdc.com (2014 Ninth St. NW, 202-506-2043)

El Rey www.echoparkdc.com (919 U St. NW, 202-506-6418)

The Eleanor www.eleanordc.com (100 Florida Ave. NE, 202-758-2235)

Emmy Squared Pizza www.emmysquaredpizza.com (1924 Eighth St. NE, 202-921-3667)

Espita Mezcaleria, espitadc.com (1250 Ninth St. NW, 202-621-9695)

Parmesan garlic “knots” provide a tasty, shared appetizer at Farmers & Distillers. Photo: Celeste McCall

Farmers & Distillers farmersanddistillers.com (600 Massachusetts Ave. NW, 202-417-5606)

FishScale www.wearefishscale.com (637 Florida Ave. NW)

Gogi Yogi BBQ www.gogiyogi.com (1921 Eighth St. NW, 202-525-4167)

Haikan www.haikandc.com (805 V St. NW, 202-299-1000)

Indigo Indian www.indigowdc.com (243 K St. NE, 202-544-4777)

Ivy and Coney www.ivyandconey.com (1537 Seventh St. NW, 202-670-9489 [9IVY]))

Jacob’s Coffee House www.facebook.com/Jacobs-Coffee-House (401 Eighth St. NE, 202-507-8812)

King Street Oyster Bar kingstreetoysterbar.com (22 M St NE, 202-621-8513)

Kinship kinshipdc.com (1015 Seventh St. NW, 202-737-7700)

La Betty la-betty.com (420 K St. NW, 202-408-8000)

Escorted by a crisp green salad, La Jambe’s quiche is a rich montage of butternut squash, Emmental cheese and Swiss chard.

La Jambe lajambedc.com (1550 Seventh St. NW, 202-627-2988)

Laos in Town laosintown.com (250 K St. NW, 202-864-6620)

Lost and Found www.lostandfounddc.com (1240 Ninth St. NW, 202-450-6052)

Lulu’s Winegarden www.luluswinegarden.com (501 Florida Ave. NW [pick up at Royal], 202-332-7777)

Mandu Korean www.mandudc.com (453 K St. NW, 202-289-6899)

Maxwell Park https://bit.ly/3dBvOGE (1336 Ninth St. NW, hello@maxwellparkdc.com)

Morris American Bar morrisbardc.com (1020 Seventh St. NW, 833-366-7747)

Nama Sushi www.namadc.com (465 K St. NW, 202-414-7066)

Nellie’s Sports Bar www.nelliessportsbar.com (900 U St. NW, window)

Nicoletta Italian Kitchen www.nicolettakitchen.com (901 Fourth St. NW, 202-697-6888)

Nina May Restaurant www.ninamaydc.com (1337 11 St. NW, 202-518-3609)

Old City Market www.oldcitymarketandoven.com (522 K St. NE, 202-544-0600)

Peregrine Espresso peregrineespresso.com @JoeCoffeeApp (1718 14th St. NW, 202-525-5127)

Peruvian Brothers www.peruvianbrothers.com/(in La Consecha Market at 1280 Fourth St. NE, 703-625-6473 info@peruvianbrothers.com)

Pizza D’oro DC www.pizzadorodc.com (717 T St. NW, 202-588-1900)

Prather’s On the Alley www.prathersdc.com (455 I St. NW, 202-838-9633)

Present Company’s delicious house-made pastrami, potatoes and caramelized onions are nestled in a mini-skillet.
Photo: Celeste McCall

Present Company Public House presentcompanydc.com  (438 Massachusetts Ave. NW, 202-289-1100)

Rasa Indian Grill www.rasagrill.com (485 K St. NW, 202-804-5678)

Qualia Coffee qualiacoffeeroasters.com (Eckington Pl. at Harry Thomas Way NE in Gales Bld)

Red Apron redapronbutchery.com (Union Market, 1309 Fifth St. NE, 202-524-6807)

Red Bear Brewing Co. www.redbear.beer (209 M St. NE, 202-849-6130)

Red Toque Kabob redtoquecafedc.com (1701 Sixth St. NW, 202-588-5516)

Rice Bar ricebardc.com (1300 Second St. NE, 202-682-2076)

Right Proper Brew Pub www.rightproperbrewing.com (624 T St. NW, 202-607-2337)

Rooster & Owl www.roosterowl.com (2436 14th St. NE, 202-813-3976)

RPM Italian rpmrestaurants.com/rpm-talian-d-c (650 K St. NW, 202-204-4480)

San Lorenzo www.sanlorenzodc.com (1316 Ninth St. NW, 202-588-8954)

Sandwiches by Phillip sandwichesbyphillip.com (440 First St. NW, 202-525-3602)

Seoulspice www.seoulspice.com (145 N St. NW, 202-817-6927)

Service Bar servicebardc.com (926-928 U St. NW, 202-462-7232)

Seven Reasons www.sevenreasonsdc.com (2208 14th St. NW, 202-417-8563)

Seylou Bakery & Mill www.seylou.com (926 N St. NW, 202-842-1122)

Shaw’s Tavern www.shawstavern.com (520 Florida Ave. NW, 202-518-4092)

Shouk Modern Israeli shouk.com (655 K St. NW, 202-652-1464)

Sol Mexican Grill www.solmexicangrilldc.com(655 K St. NW, 202-891-7914)

Stellina Pizzeria www.stellinapizzeria.com (399 Morse St. NW, 202-851-3995)

Supra www.supradc.com (1205 11 St. NW, 202-789-1205)

Sweet Science Coffee sweetsciencecoffeeonline.square.site (35 N St. NE, 202-817-3969)

Taqueria Habanero www.habanerodc.com (3710 14th St. NE, 202-727-7700)

Tiger Fork www.tigerforkdc.com (922 N St. NW, 202-733-1152)

Unconventional Diner Stay at Home Supper Club unconventionaldiner.com (1207 9th St. NW, 202-847-0122)

Union District Oyster Bar & Lounge www.uniondistrictoysterbarlounge.com (501 Morse St. NE, 202-543-1474)

Union Kitchen Grocery unionkitchen.com/grocery (538 Third St. NE, 202-792-7850)

Union Market (1309 Fifth St. NE) unionmarketdc.com restaurants open inside:

Uptown Café www.loc8nearme.com/dc/washington/uptown-cafe (131 M St. NE, 202-842-3777)

This list is updating. Let us know if we missed anyone by emailing Leads@HillRag.com. Still Hungry? There’s a list of Hill restaurants on our sister site at HillRag.com


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