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RESTAURANT GUIDE

New inKind Restaurants in Washington D.C.
for 2022

Guide By Sophie Gragg
Finding a new restaurant or bar in your city can be a tricky task. While you want to find somewhere new, you also want to ensure you'll enjoy your experience. Your dining experience is so much more than just the menu, as factors like ambiance, service and location are important as well.
This year we've added over 250 restaurants to inKind, including 15+ in Washington, D.C., bringing us to 60+ total Washington D.C. restaurants. From classy and cozy bars to flavorful restaurants, our restaurants in Washington, DC have got you covered no matter what type of vibe you're looking for.

In addition to being part of our House Account program, all of the spots featured in this guide are available with inKind Pass. That means you'll be able to plan your night out, reserve a table, and even check the menu beforehand, all while getting special bonuses to dine. These are also just a small sampling of the 500+ restaurants through inKind Pass.

Here's our wrap-up of the Washington, DC restaurants we've added to the inKind app this year.

New inKind Restaurants in Washington D.C.

  • 110 S Pitt St, Alexandria, VA 22314
    1799 Prime Steak and Seafood
    A modern steakhouse offering signature prime steaks, fresh seafood, and craft cocktails in the historic neighborhood of Old Town Alexandria.

    Our Recommendation
    Order from the Chef's Butcher Block to get an authentic taste of 1799 Prime's modern steakhouse menu.
  • 523 8th St SE, Washington, DC 20003
    Ambar
    A modern, chic restaurant serving up traditional and award-winning Balkan cuisine. Indulge in their unlimited brunch and bottomless Balkan dinner!

    Our Recommendation
    Enjoy their all-you-can-eat weekend brunch featuring spreads of smoked and roasted vegetables, house-made pita, sliders, eggs benedict and so much more.
  • 250 Massachusetts Ave NW Suite 155, Washington, DC 20001
    Bar Spero
    Bar Spero is inspired by the spirited, fast-paced energy of the Basque nightlife and dining scene. Their menu draws inspiration from traditions of open-fire grilling, freshly shucked seafood, and masterful versions of modern classics.

    Our Recommendation
    Bar Spero's menu changes based on availability, but go for one of their "From the Fire" dishes to get a taste of their masterful open-fire grilling.
  • 2900 Wilson Blvd #103, Arlington, VA 22201
    Buena Vida
    A contemporary, bright space serving up made-from-scratch Mexican fare with an unlimited tasting menu.

    Our Recommendation
    Order one of their slow-cooked dishes like Lamb Barbacoa or Carnitas Pork Ribs for a rich and delicious meal.
  • 920 Blagden Alley NW, Washington, DC 20001
    Causa
    A fine dining destination serving fresh flavors of Peruvian Coastal and Andes cuisine.

    Our Recommendation
    Causa serves a unique Peruvian tasting experience crafted by their chef, Carlos Delgado. Take a trip to their upstairs bar Amazonia to enjoy snacks and perfectly crafted cocktails sure to delight.
  • Multiple Locations
    City Winery
    An urban winery, intimate music venue, restaurant/bar, and private event space, City Winery pairs the culinary with the cultural experience and encourages all to indulge their senses.

    Our Recommendation
    Take a friend, family, or coworker and share artisanal cheeses, hummus, or a charcuterie board paired with perfect glasses of wine.
  • 3210 Grace St NW Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007
    High Road Cycling
    All-day coffee, beer & wine, and small bites with a focus on refueling the cycling community in the heart of Georgetown.

    Our Recommendation
    Try one of their egg and cheese sandwiches paired with a delicious latte that's sure to get you in the mood for cycling.
  • 4201 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011
    Honeymoon Chicken
    Where fried chicken becomes fancy. Enjoy incredible flavors and juicy bites at Honeymoon Chicken in Bethesda, MD.

    Our Recommendation
    Order their Hot Honey Dipped Chicken Sandwich which includes their signature Honeymoon Style Crispy Chicken Breast dipped in a sweet, sticky, and spicy honey and topped with spicy pickles, onions, lettuce and ranch on a toasted bun.
  • 1336 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
    Jinya
    JINYA is the go-to spot for customizable slow-cooked ramen, made from broth simmered for 20 hours and served with a Japanese modern twist.

    Our Recommendation
    Get the Tokyo Tonkotsu Ramen: pork broth with pork chashu, green onion, kikurage, onion and served with thin noodles.
  • 1201 S Joyce St C10, Arlington, VA 22202
    Nighthawk Brewery & Pizza
    Arlington's newest brewery serving Midwest Tavern pies and award-winning craft beers.

    Our Recommendation
    Try their Hot Honey pizza featuring mozzarella, provolone, pepperoni, banana peppers, and mike's hot honey sauce. Also, try one of their sharable wings or garlic pesto cheesy bread.
  • 818 N Quincy St Suite 102, Arlington, VA 22203
    Poppyseed Rye
    A craft sandwich cafe and fresh flower shop serving delicious sandwiches, toasts, charcuterie, salads, and a colorful array of flowers.

    Our Recommendation
    Order their Banh Mi to experience a great sandwich featuring pickled daikon, carrots, cilantro, chiles, gochujang "mayo" and sesame sticks all served on a perfectly baked bahn mi roll.
  • 926-928 U St NW, Washington, DC 20001
    Service Bar
    Quirky, laid-back hangout for creative cocktails and the most memorable fried chicken bites.

    Our Recommendation
    Start with some of their confit chicken wings served with ranch or blue cheese and then pair it with a nice craft cocktail.

Visit all these spots and more with inKind Pass

What's the best way to try all of these restaurants? Try inKind Pass–the curated dining pass that comes with a spending bonus. With inKind Pass, you can dine and drink at any of the restaurants listed in this article or hundreds of other Michelin-star restaurants, cozy cafes, or restaurants throughout NYC.

You'll also get bonuses when you load a balance to your inKind Pass account.

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