Guidebook for Washington

Jennifer

Guidebook for Washington

Essentials
Closest grocery store, with a pharmacy and hot food bar. Carries wine and liquor, too.
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Harris Teeter
1350 Potomac Ave
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Closest grocery store, with a pharmacy and hot food bar. Carries wine and liquor, too.
Alternative grocery story. Also has a pharmacy and liquor section. Not quite as extensive a hot bar as Harris Teeter but sometimes better produce. Starbucks inside.
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Safeway
1601 14th Street Southeast
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Alternative grocery story. Also has a pharmacy and liquor section. Not quite as extensive a hot bar as Harris Teeter but sometimes better produce. Starbucks inside.
Large open-air produce market on the weekends, limited hours during the week. Huge flea market on weekends. Inside the Eastern Market building itself there are food venders during weekdays too.
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Eastern Market
225 7th Street Southeast
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Large open-air produce market on the weekends, limited hours during the week. Huge flea market on weekends. Inside the Eastern Market building itself there are food venders during weekdays too.
Entertainment & Activities
Great playground on D Street side and huge playing field.
Watkins Elementary School
420 12th Street Southeast
Great playground on D Street side and huge playing field.
Great playground around back. Enter from 10th Street SE.
Tyler Elementary School
1001 G Street Southeast
Great playground around back. Enter from 10th Street SE.
Closest playground. Entrance is from Ives Pl SE on the corner of Ives and 14th Street SE.
Chamberlain Elementary School
1345 Potomac Ave SE
Closest playground. Entrance is from Ives Pl SE on the corner of Ives and 14th Street SE.
Forgot your stroller or carseat? They rent them. Lose a shoe? They sell them. All sorts of kids stuff at consignment prices.
Monkeys' Uncle
323 7th Street Southeast
Forgot your stroller or carseat? They rent them. Lose a shoe? They sell them. All sorts of kids stuff at consignment prices.
Nearest non-school affiliated playgrounds. Very popular with preschool-age children.
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Lincoln Park
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Nearest non-school affiliated playgrounds. Very popular with preschool-age children.
Toddler and Preschool-friendly playground near Eastern Market. No shade, but very often busy anyway.
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Marion Park
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Toddler and Preschool-friendly playground near Eastern Market. No shade, but very often busy anyway.
Unofficial "playground" in the metro plaza near 9th and Pennsylvania SE frequented by toddlers daily. Not a city-run and exists only because neighbors supply and maintain the play equipment.
880 Pennsylvania Ave SE
880 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Unofficial "playground" in the metro plaza near 9th and Pennsylvania SE frequented by toddlers daily. Not a city-run and exists only because neighbors supply and maintain the play equipment.
Drinks & Nightlife
Popular neighborhood watering hole.
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Trusty's
1420 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
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Popular neighborhood watering hole.
Very kid-friendly pub with an entire second floor for dinner. Kids under 8 eat free on Tuesday nights (with a paying adult.)
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Mr. Henry's Restaurant
601 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
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Very kid-friendly pub with an entire second floor for dinner. Kids under 8 eat free on Tuesday nights (with a paying adult.)
Looking for a date night option? Sonoma a great choice.
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Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar
223 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
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Looking for a date night option? Sonoma a great choice.
Food Scene
Kid-friendly Mexican restaurant with patio dining option.
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La Lomita Restaurant
1330 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
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Kid-friendly Mexican restaurant with patio dining option.
Cheap, yummy pizza - by the slice or pie. Great for take-out but does deliver.
Pizzaiole
1123 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
Cheap, yummy pizza - by the slice or pie. Great for take-out but does deliver.
Haven't been here for brunch since it changed management, but reviewers on Yelp seem to like it still.
St. Mark's Yoga Center
118 3rd Street Southeast
Haven't been here for brunch since it changed management, but reviewers on Yelp seem to like it still.
Independent coffee recently voted best in the city. Free WiFi.
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Peregrine Espresso
660 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
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Independent coffee recently voted best in the city. Free WiFi.
Reasonable amount of seating, but pretty busy and no upstairs.
Starbucks
401 8th Street Southeast
Reasonable amount of seating, but pretty busy and no upstairs.
Largest Starbucks on this side of the Hill. Upstairs seating makes a good place to work.
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Starbucks
237 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
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Largest Starbucks on this side of the Hill. Upstairs seating makes a good place to work.
Burger joint that's very popular, even with the Obamas.
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Good Stuff Eatery
303 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
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Burger joint that's very popular, even with the Obamas.
Salad and hot bar and deli. Options for everyone.
Sizzling Express
600 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
Salad and hot bar and deli. Options for everyone.
Our favorite north Indian restaurant. Often has instant Groupon deals.
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Aatish On the Hill
609 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
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Our favorite north Indian restaurant. Often has instant Groupon deals.
The other "Henry's" is a Mexican restaurant with patio seating in warm weather.
La Plaza Mexican Cuisine
629 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
The other "Henry's" is a Mexican restaurant with patio seating in warm weather.
Another good pizza delivery place.
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Al's Gourmet Pizza
1382 East Capitol Street Northeast
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Another good pizza delivery place.
A longtime favorite pizza delivery place because they will do garlic cloves and spinach, but we haven't ordered since discovering Pizzaiole's vegetarian pizza at 12th & Penn SE.
Pizza Boli's
417 8th Street Southeast
A longtime favorite pizza delivery place because they will do garlic cloves and spinach, but we haven't ordered since discovering Pizzaiole's vegetarian pizza at 12th & Penn SE.
Bakery/Restaurant with good options from breakfast through dessert, specializes in organic, but not exclusively. Kid-friendly with good vegetarian options.
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Le Pain Quotidien
660 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
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Bakery/Restaurant with good options from breakfast through dessert, specializes in organic, but not exclusively. Kid-friendly with good vegetarian options.
Takeout food purveyor in Eastern Market that is almost a tourist attraction in itself. Line is often out the door on weekends during breakfast.
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The Market Lunch
225 7th Street Southeast
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Takeout food purveyor in Eastern Market that is almost a tourist attraction in itself. Line is often out the door on weekends during breakfast.
Coffee shop and bakery that serves nice breakfasts and soups for lunch.
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Firehook Bakery
215 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
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Coffee shop and bakery that serves nice breakfasts and soups for lunch.
Consistently reviewed as extremely kid-friendly by neighborhood parents. Food also gets regular props; great milkshakes.
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Ted's Bulletin
505 8th Southeast
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Consistently reviewed as extremely kid-friendly by neighborhood parents. Food also gets regular props; great milkshakes.
Italian sub and sandwich shop that's been a neighborhood fixture for ages. Serves breakfast and lunch.
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Mangialardo & Sons Inc
1317 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
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Italian sub and sandwich shop that's been a neighborhood fixture for ages. Serves breakfast and lunch.
Sort-of-new Vietnamese Restaurant (owners operated out of the space next door for years) that gets good reviews for food and service.
1123 Pennsylvania Ave SE
1123 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Sort-of-new Vietnamese Restaurant (owners operated out of the space next door for years) that gets good reviews for food and service.
Indian restaurant with a few alternative menu items and a bar. Buffet lunch on weekdays.
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Capitol Hill Tandoor & Grill
419 8th Street Southeast
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Indian restaurant with a few alternative menu items and a bar. Buffet lunch on weekdays.
Eat-in pizza.
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matchbox
521 8th Street Southeast
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Eat-in pizza.
One of several Salvadorian/Mexican restaurants owned by this family. Popular with young professionals for margaritas but family friendly too.
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Las Placitas
1100 8th St SE
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One of several Salvadorian/Mexican restaurants owned by this family. Popular with young professionals for margaritas but family friendly too.
Everything Else
GUTTED BY MAJOR FIRE - SUMMER OF 2013 - Paint store just reopened on same block. Garden stuff at Eastern Market [Do you need it? They've probably got it. Seriously, we always check Frager's first.]
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Frager's Hardware
1323 E Street Southeast
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GUTTED BY MAJOR FIRE - SUMMER OF 2013 - Paint store just reopened on same block. Garden stuff at Eastern Market [Do you need it? They've probably got it. Seriously, we always check Frager's first.]
Closest stand-alone pharmacy. Reasonable hours.
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CVS
500 12th Street Southeast
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Closest stand-alone pharmacy. Reasonable hours.
Public pool. Free for DC residents, small fee for visitors.
William H Rumsey Aquatic Center
635 North Carolina Avenue Southeast
Public pool. Free for DC residents, small fee for visitors.
Tons of restaurants along this strip: diner, burgers, pizza, seafood, frozen yogurt, cupcake shops, bakeries Thai, Mexican, Indian, Belgian, even. Easy walk or 5 min bus or metro.
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Barracks Row Main Street
731 8th Street Southeast
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Tons of restaurants along this strip: diner, burgers, pizza, seafood, frozen yogurt, cupcake shops, bakeries Thai, Mexican, Indian, Belgian, even. Easy walk or 5 min bus or metro.
Natural foods store caries *local* organic milk and eggs, fresh sushi, supplements . . .
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Yes! Organic Market Capitol Hill
410 8th Street Southeast
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Natural foods store caries *local* organic milk and eggs, fresh sushi, supplements . . .
One of 3 Metro stations with overnight parking. Great option if you are coming from the north. Transit: Green line to L'Enfant Plaza then Orange or Blue lines toward New Carrollton or Largo.
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Greenbelt Station
5717 Greenbelt Metro Dr
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One of 3 Metro stations with overnight parking. Great option if you are coming from the north. Transit: Green line to L'Enfant Plaza then Orange or Blue lines toward New Carrollton or Largo.
One of 3 Metro stations with overnight parking. Great option if you are coming from the south. Transit: Yellow line to L'Enfant Plaza then Orange or Blue lines toward New Carrollton or Largo.
Huntington Parking Garage
One of 3 Metro stations with overnight parking. Great option if you are coming from the south. Transit: Yellow line to L'Enfant Plaza then Orange or Blue lines toward New Carrollton or Largo.
One of 3 Metro stations with overnight parking. Great option if you are coming from the south. Transit: Blue line toward Largo.
Franconia-Springfield Metro Garage
One of 3 Metro stations with overnight parking. Great option if you are coming from the south. Transit: Blue line toward Largo.
For off-hours transit to Dullas or BWI (800) BLUE-VAN (800-258-3826) http://www.supershuttle.com/ (~$29/$10 for first/additional passengers to Dullas).
SuperShuttle
2605 South Clark Street
For off-hours transit to Dullas or BWI (800) BLUE-VAN (800-258-3826) http://www.supershuttle.com/ (~$29/$10 for first/additional passengers to Dullas).
Shopping
Closest copy shop.
FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
715 D Street Southeast
Closest copy shop.
What to do after museums and attractions all close? Play board games, of course. Labyrinth is the place to go for that. Test out their samples in the back and pick up a few to take home.
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Labyrinth Games & Puzzles
645 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
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What to do after museums and attractions all close? Play board games, of course. Labyrinth is the place to go for that. Test out their samples in the back and pick up a few to take home.
Local toy store that's a go-to resource for neighborhood birthday parties.
Fairy Godmother-Childrens Books & Toys
319 7th Street Southeast
Local toy store that's a go-to resource for neighborhood birthday parties.