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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Thanksgiving Dine-In and To-Go Options at The Wharf

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Spend more quality time with your family and friends this Thanksgiving and let the restaurants at The Wharf do the cooking. The chefs at The Wharf are busy preparing their turkey and cranberry offerings for in-restaurant and take-home dining.

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Dine at The Wharf During Summer Metropolitan Restaurant Week

calendar icon Aug. 24, 2023

Enjoy delicious offerings at affordable prices while supporting your local restaurants during the Summer 2023 Metropolitan Restaurant Week from August 28 through September 3.

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6 D.C. Rooftop Bars to Kick Off Summer Right

calendar icon May 29, 2023

(District Fray Magazine) With the arrival of Memorial Day, you may be itching to enjoy a beverage or two outside and take advantage of one of the many rooftop bars D.C. has to offer. Located atop the Pendry hotel at The Wharf, Moonraker’s Japanese-inspired menu offers small bites and sushi that pair perfectly with their well-curated craft cocktail menu. The outdoor seating area has great views of the Potomac as well as fire pits for chillier nights. 

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Thrashers Rum Has Found Success By Embracing Its Tiki Bar Roots

calendar icon May 29, 2023

(Forbes) Potomac Distilling Company, the makers of Thrasher's Rum, is the rum-soaked dream of its founder Todd Thrasher. Located at The Wharf in Washington, DC, this small-batch rum distillery is producing some of the finest all-American rum and serving it next door at Polynesian-sytle tiki bar, Tiki TNT.

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Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls Opens at The Wharf

calendar icon May 26, 2023

Mason's Famous Lobster Rolls, known for its authentic Maine lobster rolls, has opened a locally-owned location at The Wharf in Washington, DC. The restaurant also offers a full menu of popular lobster-based items, such as lobster salad, lobster bisque and lobster mac & cheese.

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11 Fun Ways to Get on the Water This Summer

calendar icon May 24, 2023

(Washingtonian) The Wharf has some of DC's best opportunities to get out on the water, including picnic boats, standup paddle boards, sunset cruises, and more.

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Where to watch outdoor movies around D.C.

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(Axios DC) Warmer weather calls for spreading a blanket on the grass, lathering up in bug spray and settling in for an outdoor movie. Axios recommends The Wharf's Sunset Cinema, showing free outdoor movies every Thursday throughout the summer.

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D.C.’s New Milk & Honey Brings Southern Comfort Food to The Wharf

calendar icon May 8, 2023

(Eater DC) The Wharf's newest brunch spot, Milk & Honey Café, offers flavorful New Orleans-inspired cuisine including blackened salmon BLTs, panko-crusted deviled eggs, and cheesecake-topped pancakes.

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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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