The Wharf in the News

As the biggest development in the history of our nation’s capital, The Wharf is creating quite a buzz. Browse the most recent headlines below.


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The Wharf Partners with Jack Daniel's and the Washington Capitals

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The Wharf partners with Jack Daniel's and the Washington Capitals for Operation Ride Home, a program that helps bring junior military members home for the holidays. 

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Thanksgiving Offerings at The Wharf

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the chefs at The Wharf are busy preparing their turkey and cranberries for in-restaurant and take-home dining. We've gathered the list of restaurants at The Wharf offering delicious Thanksgiving specials.

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InterContinental Washington DC-The Wharf Debuts The Spa at The Wharf

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D.C.'s only luxury waterfront hotel, InterContinental Washington DC-The Wharf, unveiled a new full-service spa featuring personalized treatments and stunning views.

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Bistro Du Jour Brings French Cuisine to The Wharf

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Bistro Du Jour at The Wharf opens on November 3, 2021, bringing an all-day Parisian café to the corner of Wharf Street and District Square along the waterfront. The bistro, which offers breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner seven days a week, features pastries from Mah Ze Dahr bakery, coffee from La Colombe, and extensive wine and aperitif list.

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Sixteen Wharf Businesses Honored in WCP's Best of DC 2021 Awards

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The Wharf is proud to announce that sixteen businesses took home prizes in a variety of readers' choice categories in the Washington City Paper's Best of D.C. 2021 contest. Check out which restaurants and shops at The Wharf took home first place in the readers' choice categories including Best Raw Bar, Best Doughnuts, and Best Bookstore. 

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New Fall Seasonal Offerings to Try at The Wharf

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Not only does fall bring cooler temperatures to The Wharf, but it also brings new food and drink menus with seasonal ingredients like pumpkin spice, curry, apple, maple and more. Check out our list of autumn offerings that we know you've fall for. 

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Acclaimed Lebanese Restaurant ilili Opens at The Wharf

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Chef and owner Philippe Massoud opens a second outpost of upscale NYC Lebanese restaurant ilili to 100 District Square at The Wharf. The waterfront restaurant offers a mezze-heavy menu with an emphasis on seafood.

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Where to Eat and Drink at The Wharf

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Anchored by the oldest fish market in the U.S., The Wharf has boomed in recent years with a wealth of drinking and dining options that swing from casual places for happy hour beers or ice cream cones to high-brow options for A5 wagyu rolls or rooftop Champagne. 

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Water Taxi & Wharf Jitney

Introducing one of the best ways to view the city and the easiest mode of transportation to get to destinations on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers: our new water taxi. And if you just want to get across the Washington Channel, catch our jitney to East Potomac Park for a round of golf or a leisurely stroll.

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Commercial Leasing

The District’s most noteworthy companies and retailers are setting down roots at The Wharf. Among the best commercial real estate in DC, our trophy spaces and prime retail locations provide prominent visibility and an attractive location with sweeping vistas and a lively after-work dining and entertainment scene.

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