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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.
Café
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“Family-owned and staffed Colombian food with arepas and standard brunch fare. Also coffee drinks and art galleries and sometimes live music.”
  • 13 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“It may not look like much from the outside, but the food is good. There are also happy hour specials.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Inexpensive El Salvadorean food- within walking distance. Also has Karaoke on the weekends!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Not the greatest Golf course- But you can pretty much walk on, and you can't beat the setting!! In the middle of Rock Creek Park!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Big Box Store
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“Next to the Ward 4 police station (where you can obtain a parking permit), is one of the largest stores in DC. It has parking and everything you could ever need. Open till midnight, with parking in the basement, it's a handy "go-to"for any any all needs. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“For necessities and prescriptions. Best pharmacy. Has a drive through pharmacy.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Historic Site
“During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln visited this Fort, and was here that he was the only U.S. President to be actively fired on in battle. This is a beautiful, wide grassy park perfect for a picnic, to play games, or watch the sunset.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Turkey wings, macaroni and cheese, greens, cornbread, teriyaki salmon, catfish, etc. Cute sit-down restaurant with ambiance.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Good for groceries and pharmacy needs. They even have a wine section. There is a Starbucks located within the Safeway.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Empanada's are a DC staple- great for a quick, portable, hot snack or meal. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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Premise
  • 1 local recommends
Corner Shop
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“They have really Tennis and Basketball court, and if you have kids, nice playground for them, so you all can play!”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“Family-owned and staffed Colombian food with arepas and standard brunch fare. Also coffee drinks and art galleries and sometimes live music.”
  • 13 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“It may not look like much from the outside, but the food is good. There are also happy hour specials.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Inexpensive El Salvadorean food- within walking distance. Also has Karaoke on the weekends!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Turkey wings, macaroni and cheese, greens, cornbread, teriyaki salmon, catfish, etc. Cute sit-down restaurant with ambiance.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Empanada's are a DC staple- great for a quick, portable, hot snack or meal. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best (and strongest) margaritas around, good food, no-frills, family-friendly Latin place”
  • 2 locals recommend

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