Restaurants

Dine at The Wharf

The best restaurants in DC have found a new home at The Wharf. Residents and visitors alike can take advantage of fine dining, casual cafes, and gourmet on the go on the waterfront. Have a cocktail with friends after work or bring the whole family during the weekend. The options are all yours. Please note: As our restaurants settle into their new homes, hours of operation are subject to change. Please check restaurant websites for the most up-to-date information.

 

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Friday: 11:00am-11:00pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10:00am-11:00pm

The legendary ice cream maker brings its outrageously named and delicious flavors to The Wharf. With a phenomenal variety of ice creams, sorbets, frozen yogurts, sundaes, smoothies, and shakes, you can visit the scoop shop all year long to enjoy a waterside treat with friends and family.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Sunday: 7:00am-7:00pm

Pioneers of the modern-day reinvention of coffee, Blue Bottle started with a promise: All coffee served on the premises is no more than 48 hours out of the roaster. That kind of freshness matters to people who care about their coffee—and Blue Bottle’s inviting atmosphere combined with a scenic riverside setting make this a great place to start your day or enjoy a freshly brewed cup of coffee anytime.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Thursday: 11:00am-2:00am
Friday-Saturday: 11:00am-3:00am
Sunday: 11:00am-2:00am

This waterfront pub brings high energy and a dose of nightlife to The Wharf. Envisioned by Eric and Ian Hilton, the brothers behind the Gibson, the Brixton, American Ice Company, and other popular DC venues, Brighton SW1 is destined to become a hotspot for a pint with friends, casual cocktails, and lively evenings.

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American

Canopy Central Bar & Café

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At Canopy, there’s always a light snack, a casual menu with healthful choices, or an inviting beverage waiting for you. Start the day your way: in the bar & café with a delicious artisanal breakfast made with fresh, local ingredients or with a Canopy Breakfast bag delivered to your room. Or simply relax with a cup of coffee. From business brunches to pre-dinner drinks and everything in between, the options at Canopy are always refreshingly satisfying.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Tuesday: 4:00pm-10:15pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm-10:15pm
Thursday-Sunday: 12:00pm-11:15pm

The team behind local favorite Cantina Marina has opened a scaled-down version of the beloved watering hole with the new Cantina Bambina on Transit Pier. The two-story concession stand and bar is located next to The Anthem’s box office and serves to-go items like quesadillas, bagels, and frozen custard on the ground floor. Upstairs, an open-air bar offers up great views of the waterfront, along with Mexican-import beers and margaritas.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday: 4:00pm-10:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 11:30am-10:00pm
Friday-Saturday: 11:30am-10:30pm
Sunday: 11:00am-10:00pm

Fabio and Maria Trabocchi pay homage to the seaside town of Mallorca with fresh seafood that’s brilliantly combined with quality ingredients. Their vision comes to life in a two-level waterfront Spanish and seafood restaurant at The Wharf, destined to become a standout in the DC restaurant scene.

Fabio Trabocchi has received numerous international honors, including being named a James Beard Award-winning chef.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Sunday: 7:00am-10:00pm

District Doughnut is a team of chefs and entrepreneurs serving specialty doughnuts to our Nation’s Capital.  They handcraft fresh doughnuts daily at our store, featuring classic and internationally-inspired flavors. Founded in and for the DC area, District Doughnut strives to infuse pastries with the city’s classic history and vibrant creative spirit.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Thursday: 7:00am-10:00pm
Friday: 7:00am-11:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am-11:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am-10:00pm

Robb and Violeta’s exceptional artisanal gelateria and coffee shop uses fresh ingredients from local farms and coffee roasters to bring you a sensational new experience. Expect unique hand-crafted flavors with every season—like champagne mango sorbetto or Georgia butter pecan—as you enjoy a delicious espresso in their vibrant Argentinean-inspired setting.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Thursday: 11:30am-10:00pm
Friday: 11:30am-11:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am-11:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-10:00pm

Chef Jamie Leeds invented what she calls “urban beach food,” and we couldn’t think of a better addition to The Wharf. She has received praise from Bon Appétit, Gourmet, Food & Wine, and all the local papers—and now, she’s opened her biggest Hank’s yet here along the waterfront with indoor and outdoor seating. Drop in for happy hour and order from an ever-changing cocktail menu inspired by the staff’s travels.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Sunday: 11:30am-11:00pm

The brainchild of Irish-born Cathal Armstrong, Kaliwa takes inspiration from the culinary cultures of Southeast Asia, offering both elevated sit-down fare and grab-and-go take-out options. With a waterfront setting and a sidewalk kiosk serving street-food­-style snacks, visitors to Kaliwa can experience both refined dining and the casual intimacy of an Asian night market.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Thursday: 11:00am-2:00am
Friday-Saturday: 11:00am-3:00am
Sunday: 11:00am-2:00am

You can’t get a more authentic Irish pub than one started by a former Guinness employee. With more than nine years of experience in the business, Irish native Mark Kirwan brings his heritage to the US Capitol. Boasting live Irish music and genuine décor, this is the place to appreciate a good pint or two with friends and drink in the exciting atmosphere.

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Experience the only Afro-Caribbean cuisine in the District. Executive Chef Kwame Onwuachi presents Kith and Kin, an upscale casual dining restaurant at InterContinental Washington D.C - The Wharf. Kith and Kin is inspired by Chef Kwame's cultural roots and fond memories of cooking with family. While dining over beautifully designed dishes, paired with hand-crafted cocktails, enjoy scenic views of the Washington Channel and create your memories with family and friends.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Thursday: 4:00pm-12:00am
Friday-Saturday: 4:00pm-2:00am
Sunday: 4:00pm-12:00am

Stunning water views are your backdrop as you dine on delectable coastal-inspired cuisine that includes an extensive moules frites menu, a wide selection of sweet and savory tartines, and a variety of coastal-inspired beverages. The spacious waterfront terrace provides exclusive access to a rooftop terrace to help elevate your evening to something truly special.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Tuesday: 11:00am-12:00am
Wednesday-Thursday: 11:00am-1:00am
Friday-Saturday: 11:00am-2:00am
Sunday: 11:00am-1:00am

A new concept by Med Lahlou, the French restaurateur known for his use of Italian and Mediterranean flavors, Lupo Marino will bring a pizzeria and Italian street foods to The Wharf, led by Executive Chef and Partner Matteo Venini and Manager and Partner Antonio Matarazzo. You may have encountered Lahlou’s cuisine before—at one of his five renowned restaurants across the District, including Lupo Verde, Tunnicliff's Tavern, Ulah Bistro, and Station 4.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Thursday: 11:00am-11:00pm
Friday-Saturday: 11:00am-12:00am
Sunday: 11:00am-10:00pm

Milk Bar is an award-winning bakery from two-time James Beard award winner and area native Chef Christina Tosi. Milk Bar is known for putting a playful spin on familiar home-style desserts and savory snacks, including the iconic Cereal Milk™ soft serve, cookies, naked layer cakes, cake truffles, coffee, milkshakes, savory stuffed breads, and more!

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Thursday: 11:30am-11:00pm
Friday: 11:30am-12:00am
Saturday: 11:00am-12:00am
Sunday: 10:00am-10:00pm

As the culinary director for Mi Vida, acclaimed chef Roberto Santibañez raises the bar for Mexican cuisine in Washington, DC, with a menu that is inspired by street food and traditional Mexican home cooking—presented in a modern, elevated way. This concept is created in partnership with KNEAD Hospitality + Design, envisioning a dining destination that infuses The Wharf’s industrial aesthetic with distinctive and historic Mexican décor, including a modern take on “Árbol de la Vida” (tree of life). The vibrant and dramatic setting features private dining rooms and waterfront patio seating.

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Italian

Officina by Nicholas Stefanelli

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Each of the three stories of Officina by Nicholas Stefanelli offers something a little different. On the ground floor, shoppers can peruse the olives, prosciutto, and other take-home goods at an artisanal market. The second floor features a full-scale restaurant focused on the bold flavors of southern Italy. And on the third floor, guests can enjoy sweeping views of the Potomac from the rooftop bar and private dining spaces. Che bella.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Wednesday: 3:00pm-12:00am
Thursday-Saturday: 8:30am-1:00am
Sunday: 8:30am-12:00am

Music lovers can enjoy live-and-up-close performances with a side of great food at this new concept from the team behind local favorite Cantina Marina. The intimate venue features a variety of local and regional acts that highlight the diversity of the American music experience. The warehouse is also home to a diner that offers a place for fans to enjoy craft cocktails and creative cuisine. 

 

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Requin, a concept from award-winning restaurateur Mike Isabella, offers a contemporary interpretation of classic French cuisine. Executive chef Michael Rafidi, who also helms the kitchen at Isabella's lauded Spanish and Moroccan restaurant Arroz, has designed a menu that creatively reworks traditional French dishes with fresh techniques, flavor profiles and presentations. A robust wine and champagne selection matches the upscale menu. Located in District Square as the only free-standing restaurant, Requin offers sweeping views of the waterfront, with patio seating available during the warmer months.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Sunday: 11:00am-11:00pm

What started as a hot dog cart in Madison Square Park, Manhattan, NYC, has quickly become one of the most beloved burger joints in the world. This modern-day restaurant version of a “roadside” burger stand serves up the most delicious burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, shakes, beer, wine, and more.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Sunday: 7:00am-7:00pm

Toastique is a gourmet toast and juice bar offering fresh sustenance in a feel-good atmosphere all day long. Find healthy, made-to-order toast, juices and smoothies using seasonal ingredients and responsibly sourced products. Inspired by DC’s international personalities and neighborly ambience, the menu is infused with the same energy and heart.

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Thursday: 5:00pm-12:00am
Friday: 5:00pm-3:00am
Saturday: 12:00pm-3:00am
Sunday: 1:00pm-12:00am

Union Stage is a brand new state-of-the-art live music venue and tavern on The Wharf, focused on providing a refined experience for performers and patrons alike.

Located directly below the Hyatt House / Canopy hotels, on the corner of Pearl and Water, the Union Stage Tap Room is a destination for pizza, beer and vibes. What more could you want?

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Restaurant Hours
Monday-Thursday: 3:00pm-12:00am
Friday-Saturday: 3:00pm-2:00am
Sunday: 3:00pm-12:00am

The Wharf’s first rooftop bar and lounge got its name from the call sign “WC” given to captains entering the Washington Channel, so it’s no surprise that it boasts the most spectacular views of the water and beyond. Sitting atop DC’s first Canopy by Hilton, Whiskey Charlie will offer a curated menu of craft cocktails and light bites, best-in-class service, and an inviting atmosphere for residents, hotel guests, and visitors alike.

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“There's never been a better time to go out to eat in our nation's capital.”
— Bon Appétit

Do It All on the DC Waterfront

Whether you like to be on the Potomac or prefer the sparkling views from land, The Wharf offers ample things to do and ways to enjoy the water. Dine in one of our fabulous restaurants. Browse our shops. Or join us during one of our festivals. Take a look at our upcoming events to plan your next visit.

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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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