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Things to do in Capitol Hill, Fort Lesley J. McNair

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.
Farmers Market
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“Bustling marketplace since 1873 featuring a variety of produce, handmade crafts & prepared foods.”
  • 386 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“If you have enough time before your trip, contact your local Congressman and request a tour!”
  • 196 locals recommend
Library
“The most beautiful building in DC - combine this with visits to the Supreme Court and the Capitol. Make sure to get to the reading room viewing platform - there is often a line for this. Make this a Saturday trip (along with the Supreme Court) if you are weekend travelers - the Library is closed Sundays!”
  • 119 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Reservations are hard to come by, but you might be able to snag a seat at the bar at this extremely popular restaurant!”
  • 181 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“It is an institution in DC. It's also very affordable and family friendly. Get the pop tarts, Millionaire bar, and the meatloaf. Line gets a little crazy on the weekends.”
  • 137 locals recommend
Bookshop
“The Capitol Hill historic district is anchored by the U.S. Capitol and includes many residential family homes. Most date to the late 1800s and the first half of the 20th century but some are older. Victorian and federal architecture prevails. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Courthouse
“Take a self-guided tour of the Supreme Court, or maybe even hear an argument (when court is in session)”
  • 41 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Name: Chloe Address: 1331 4TH St SE Distance: 2.6 miles Extra information: Chef-driven, internationally inspired fare in urbane digs with a hip bar and casual lunch scene.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Plaza
“Barracks Row has tons of great food options. Our current favorite is the Chinese-Korean place called Chiko. We also like Matchbox (family friendly pizza), and Nooshi (for take-out and dine-in Chinese / Indonesian fare). ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Museum
“Sure, you can just show up and get corralled into a "visitor center." But if you want to experience the Capitol in a real way, contact your senator's office, and arrange for a tour. You'll need to actually plan for this -- like three months in advance -- but it's so worth it. See if you can't coax them into letting you see the weird little subway under the Capitol, too. Free.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Art Gallery
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“Do the $50 Balkin Experience. It’s worth it! Endless food and drinks.($35 if you’re not drinking.)”
  • 67 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“This was one of the very first spots I at at for HH when I moved to DC: Greek and LOVING it. Get the lollipop chicken, the french fries drizzled in cheese, the gyro, the flamed up cheese, hell just get it all. #worththetrip”
  • 63 locals recommend
Belgian Restaurant
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“Chef Bart is charismatic and the food is fabulous! Outdoor dining weather-permitting”
  • 56 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Terrific little coffee shop with great pastries in a great location. Close to metro station.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“The filet with blueberry reduction sauce 😍. Also all of their pasta is hand made and you can’t go wrong with it. The original sister restaurant is in Florence and is amazing!”
  • 59 locals recommend
Park
“National park mostly visited by locals. You'll see people picnicking with family and friends, people jogging, people walking their dogs. A nice spot to just relax and read a book.”
  • 36 locals recommend

Top restaurants

New American Restaurant
“Reservations are hard to come by, but you might be able to snag a seat at the bar at this extremely popular restaurant!”
  • 181 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“It is an institution in DC. It's also very affordable and family friendly. Get the pop tarts, Millionaire bar, and the meatloaf. Line gets a little crazy on the weekends.”
  • 137 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Name: Chloe Address: 1331 4TH St SE Distance: 2.6 miles Extra information: Chef-driven, internationally inspired fare in urbane digs with a hip bar and casual lunch scene.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Do the $50 Balkin Experience. It’s worth it! Endless food and drinks.($35 if you’re not drinking.)”
  • 67 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
“This was one of the very first spots I at at for HH when I moved to DC: Greek and LOVING it. Get the lollipop chicken, the french fries drizzled in cheese, the gyro, the flamed up cheese, hell just get it all. #worththetrip”
  • 63 locals recommend
Belgian Restaurant
“Chef Bart is charismatic and the food is fabulous! Outdoor dining weather-permitting”
  • 56 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“The filet with blueberry reduction sauce 😍. Also all of their pasta is hand made and you can’t go wrong with it. The original sister restaurant is in Florence and is amazing!”
  • 59 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great oysters and other seafood, and a great spot for happy hour small plates and drinks. ”
  • 46 locals recommend

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