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Take a Stroll Through the Neighborhood

From the scenic views off the wooden piers to window-shopping along cobblestone streets, The Wharf offers plenty of places to explore. So saunter down the promenade. Meander through the parks. Browse the stores. March right up to your favorite restaurants for a leisurely sit-down meal. Or dance the night away. At The Wharf, you’ll never run out of things to do and see.

Walk from Waterfront Metro station

Head south on 4th Street SW, then turn right onto M Street SW (which turns into Maine Avenue SW) to arrive at The Wharf (about 5 minutes away).

Walk from L’Enfant Plaza station

Head south on 7th Street SW for about 0.5 miles until it intersects with Maine Avenue SW to arrive at The Wharf (about 8 minutes away).

Walking distance to nearby attractions

  • Jefferson Memorial: 12 minutes
  • Smithsonian Castle: 18 minutes
  • Nationals Park: 18 minutes
  • Washington Monument: 20 minutes

Get Your Fill at The Wharf

Fresh seafood is a given at DC’s Southwest Waterfront. But The Wharf offers more, including a wide selection of distinctive choices for food, drinks, and entertainment while you eat. Watch the chefs prepare your meal. Listen to live music. Or just people-watch while you savor the flavors of The Wharf.

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Browse the Shops

Whether you’re looking for something specific or simply like to spend a few hours in our unique collection of stores, chances are you’ll find just what you’re looking for at our shops at The Wharf. And, of course, you can always treat yourself to a delicious dessert—or celebrate your shopping finds with a drink at one of our restaurants.

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