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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Bistro Du Jour Brings French Cuisine to The Wharf

calendar icon Nov. 3, 2021

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

calendar icon Oct. 28, 2021

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

calendar icon Oct. 14, 2021

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

calendar icon Oct. 7, 2021

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 Shuck Oysters at The Wharf

calendar icon Sept. 23, 2021

Let’s get shucking! Wild oysters are always best in months ending in "r", so now that we're in season, we’ve put together a list of the best places to slurp them up at The Wharf.

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Where to Eat and Drink at The Wharf

calendar icon Sept. 23, 2021

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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Top 10 Hotels in Washington, DC

calendar icon Sept. 8, 2021

With marquee additions to its cultural, hotel, and culinary scenes over the past several years, the District of Columbia has proven its wide-reaching appeal. As popular as historic sites like the Lincoln Memorial and the White House continue to be, relatively newer destinations like The Wharf have caught the attention of an even broader swath of travelers.

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Tasting 5 Rums from Washington, D.C.'s Thrasher's Rum

calendar icon Aug. 26, 2021

In Washington, D.C., Thrasher’s Rum is still a newer kid on the block in a national sense, but they’re also making a very legitimate exploration of rum, America’s original colonial spirit. With an award-winning, tropical concept bar called Tiki TNT attached, they’ve quickly made themselves into D.C. fixture, but owner Todd Thrasher has his eyes set on making Thrasher’s Rum into a thriving national brand.

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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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