Plan Your Visit
Places to Eat at the Washington DCJCC or Near the Theater
Enjoy pre- or post-show dining at one of our restaurant partners, and tell them Theater J sent you!
Distrikt Bistro at the DCJCC
Featuring a Mediterranean-style menu, DISTRIKT offers unique savory dishes, tempting desserts and time-honored favorites. Our quaint setting is perfect for the theater-goer looking to dine-in before catching the latest show or the grab-and-go passerby looking for a delicious, yet portable, wrap sandwich. DISTRIKT Bistro is 100% strictly kosher certified under the supervision of the Rabbinical Council (Vaad Harabanim) of Greater Washington and Capitol-K.
NEW HOURS: Open for dinner only Mondays through Thursdays from 5pm to 9pm. On Sundays, open 11am to 3pm for lunch and 5pm to 9pm for dinner.
Reservations are strongly recommended, please call (202) 777-3209.
Annie's Paramount Steakhouse
A 17th Street institution since 1948, Annie's is renowned for legendary service, reasonable prices, and quality foods, specializing in premium natural steaks and awesome cocktails.
A neighborhood place to relax, chill-out and hang-out with a good vibe and honest prices serving breakfast, pizza, sandwiches, snacks, smoothies and more.
Hank's Oyster Bar
Coastal favorites and beach classics like lobster rolls, daily fish specials, raw bar and meat 'n' two–simple, approachable food with small and large plates to share.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe
Just Above Dupont Circle (202)387-3825
Washington's only full-service restaurant and complete bar combined with an independent bookstore, located at the Dupont Metro Q Street station, Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe is the perfect spot for pre- or- post-theater food or drinks; open early and late seven days a week and 24 hours Fridays and Saturdays, the restaurant offers Saturday and Sunday brunch and the full, widely varied dinner menu until closing time, as well as cocktails, coffee drinks and fabulous desserts.
Homey comfort food at reasonable prices is a trademark. A great place to grab a late dinner or dessert post-show.
Zagat rated, American/Italian American cuisine, sit down casual dining in a cosy setting. Special fixed price three course menu for Theater goers. Full bar. Voted best meal value in Dupont Circle.
Zagat rated, Middle Eastern/Mediterranean cuisine, sit down fine dining in a romantic setting. Special fixed price three course menu for Theater goers. Full bar. Voted best meal value in Dupont Circle.
STARS Bistro and Bar
The only Cabaret Restaurant in Washington DC where your servers are also singers.
Trio Restaurant/Fox and Hounds Lounge
Legendary cocktails, an expansive menu with old fashioned milkshakes and modest prices. Enjoy the sidewalk café on the corner of 17th and Q Streets.