Staff Picks

Georgetown Neighbors

Photos by the Murrell Creative Group, used with permission

Food

  • Beard Papa – Made-to-order cream puffs in vanilla, chocolate, or flavor of the month. A delightful Japanese import, located at 1332 Wisconsin Ave NW.
  • Boulangerie Christophe – French pastry shop, located south of the Lantern at 1422 Wisconsin Ave NW.
  • Café Bonaparte – European Cafe, Creperie, Coffeeshop, and Bar, just north of the Lantern at 1522 Wisconsin Ave, NW.
  • Farmers, Fishers, Bakers – Upscale casual restaurant, on the waterfront at 3000 K Street, NW.
  • Fiola Mare – Upscale seafood restaurant, on the waterfront; 3050 K St NW (enter at 31st and waterfront).
  • Malmaison – French café and pastry shop, south of the Lantern on the Canal, at 3401 Water Street, NW.
  • Martin’s Tavern – Intimate American restaurant (where JFK proposed to Jackie), located south of the Lantern at 1264 Wisconsin Avenue, NW.
  • Via Umbria – Italian café, pantry, and housewares, just north of the Lantern at 1525 Wisconsin Avenue, NW.
  • Wisey’s – Fast casual wraps, subs, salads, and more, just south of the Lantern at 1140 Wisconsin Avenue, NW.

Shops

  • Crumbs & Whiskers – Cat café, offering coffee and macaroons (reservations highly recommended); located south of the Lantern at 3211 O Street, NW.
  • Hill and Dale – LP records and posters and photographs celebrating musicians and live performance. South of the Lantern and the Canal at 1054 31st Street, NW.
  • Via Umbria – Italian pantry and housewares, just north of the Lantern at 1525 Wisconsin Avenue, NW.

Culture

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Around DC

  • Lapis – Modern Afghan restaurant with a coffee shop and lounge featuring Lantern books for sale (the same family owns Malmaison and Bonaparte).
  • Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café – Independent bookstore and café, located in Dupont Circle, at: 1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW.
  • Politics and Prose – Independent bookstore and café, located in Chevy Chase at 5015 Connecticut Avenue, NW.

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