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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Route
“A beautiful paved biking, walking, running trail that you can access in Bethesda and take all the way to Georgetown.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Great movie theater for the best movies - they show offer first-run independent films, foreign films, restored classics and other non-traditional studio fare. The theatre has 8 screens. It also has a bar!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Park
“Glen Echo Park is an arts and cultural center located in Glen Echo, Maryland that, in its former incarnation, was a popular Washington, D.C.-area amusement park that operated for several decades from the early 1900s to the 1960s”
  • 17 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Shopping Mall. With 18 stylish shops and an 8-screen cinema, its DCs premiere shopping destination. Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, T.J.Maxx, Tabandeh, Corby Collection, KRÖN chocolatier and more..”
  • 10 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“French bistro-style restaurant with delicious steak frites, warm freshly baked french bread and onion soup gratin that is addictive.”
  • 9 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“One of the well known places to eat. Good value for your money, and, of course, try the cheesecake dessert!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Latin, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options. Best Street Tacos and Margaritas in Town!!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Real Estate Office
“Apple Store, Barnes & Noble, Bluemercury, Bonobos, Calypso St. Barth, Capital Teas, Cork & Fork, Francesca's, J. McLaughlin, Kate Spade, Kendra Scott, Kidville, Le Creuset, Lou Lou Boutique, Lucy, LuluLemon, Luna, Ministry, Morley, MyEyeDr., Pampillonia Jewelers, Paper Source, Pink Palm, Read Wall, Runway, Sabun Home, Sassanova, Sugarfina, The North Face, Urban Country Designs, Warby Parker, Wear it Well, Williams-Sonoma”
  • 10 locals recommend
Department Store
“4 Blocks to local Bloomingdales, Neimans, and many upscale and discount stores ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great place for drinks. A bit on the pricey side but good food and excellent oyster bar.”
  • 10 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Excellent food. Great cocktails. Nice beer and wine list. Professional friendly service. Take the crosstown bus from our neighborhood or catch red line train to Friendship Heights. Clyde's is 1 block from the Friendship Heights metro station. Good value early evening and late evening happy hour.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cupcake Shop
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“If you want to avoid the block long lines in Georgetown, this overly expensive but decadently wonderful cupcakes are just around the corner.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Chiropractor
“You can find shopping, grocery, restaurants, and movie theater here. Just hop on the #23 Ride-On bus and it'll take you there :)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“Pharmacy and everything else.... This location also has a drive-through Pharmacy and a Minute Clinic”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Owned by my friend José Andrés, this is the place to eat Spanish tapas, see and be seen.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Route
“when going into DC ( you want inbound- right side tracks- follow signs for "Glenmont". when going outbound into Maryland (shady grove is the last stop)”
  • 5 locals recommend