Restaurant Guides

A Day in Washington, D.C. with inKind: Your Guide to Dining Adventures

Guide By Cassie Eufracio
Washington, D.C. beckons, and inKind is your perfect dining companion! Let's explore a delicious day in Washington, D.C., hitting all the high notes from sunrise to sunset (and beyond).

Coffee & Breakfast

Multiple Locations
Inspired by family traditions, and the highest quality ingredients, maman offers a selection of delicious baked goods, coffee, fresh breakfast, and lunch options spanning from hearty salads & sandwiches to savory quiches. Their menu highlights childhood favorites from the south of France and North America.
391 Norse St NE, Washington, DC, 20002
A blend of backgrounds, styles, and offerings, Pluma by Bluebird Bakery continues to serve their devoted customers and visitors in a stylish environment with a delicious all-day menu in D.C.'s Union Market district. Pluma has anything from breakfast pastries to pizza and sandwiches, so whether you're a sweet or a savory breakfast-eater, they'll have something just for you.
Multiple Locations
An Australian-inspired cafe, Bluestone Lane is dedicated to providing a daily escape to all their customers. They pride themselves in offering premium coffees and healthy and delicious eats through an always welcoming experience that embraces their 'Aussie' approach to life. Dedicated customers' favorites include their avocado smash and green baked eggs.


Multiple Locations
Jinya Ramen Bar is known for its slow-cooked approach to the Japanese noodle soup, made from broths simmered for 20 hours in-house. From its customizable menu to sleek interiors, they present a contemporary Japanese dining experience suitable for all ages and palates.
1101 Pennsylvania Ave, SE, Washington, DC, 20003
From tequila & mezcal flights to classic Latin-inspired dishes, Paraiso has all the ingredients for a mid-day Mexican feast. Their creative cuisine is inspired by the streets & home kitchens of Mexico with menu staples and fun, seasonal additions.
1351 H St NE, Washington, DC, 20002
Maketto is a communal marketplace combining retail, restaurant and cafe experiences. They're serving up fresh traditional Cambodian & Taiwanese recipes with bold and powerful flavors on the daily. Their mission is to build a sense of community through quality, consistency, and accessibility to all.


1245 H St NE, Washington, DC, 20002
Bronze is an innovative hospitality experience serving a globalized menu representative of the travels of Alonzo Bronze. The restaurant itself is a creative space altering the D.C. dining experience with their innovative techniques and ingredients.
701 9th St NW, Washington, DC, 20001
Chef Jose Andres' Mediterranean concept offers an innovative mezze menu reflecting the rich regional diversity of classic Turkish, Greek, and Lebanese cuisines. Zaytinya's chefs create original and unexpected dishes using authentic ingredients and traditional techniques that bring these regional cuisines to the next level.
1100 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, 20005
Michelin-starred chef Nicholas Stefanelli invites guests to join him in paying homage to his Greek heritage and its rich history through the art of food. Philotimo is an exploration of the country's cherished traditions and its culinary beauty with imported specialty cheeses, wild herbs, and a carefully curated wine list.


250 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20001
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. Bar Spero is a lively seafood bar and grill from acclaimed D.C. chef Johnny Spero located in between Union Station and Chinatown in D.C.'s East End.
1815 Adams Mill Rd, NW Washington, DC, 20009
A D.C restaurant coined "French-Canadian disco" brings the unique cuisine to life in a lively and clever way. It is a restaurant, lounge, and bar celebrating good food, amazing wines, and energetic vibes. Stop by for a fun night after your dinner plans in the city.
124 Blagden Alley NW, Washington, DC, DC 20001
Celebrate life's simple pleasures with fine wine, exquisitely crafted cocktails, and impeccable sipping spirits at Death & Co. They've made it their mission to restore flavor to the drink and class to the specialty cocktail. Stop in for a libation experience you won't forget.
No matter where your day takes you in D.C., be sure to bring inKind along for the ride! This handy app allows you to easily earn rewards at all of your favorite inKind partner restaurants. Simply download the app, find the restaurant you're dining at, and pay your bill directly through the app. With inKind, you'll earn 15% back on every bill, which you can then use towards future meals at any participating inKind restaurant. It's a delicious way to save money while exploring the best of D.C.'s culinary scene.

This is just a taste of the incredible inKind partner restaurants waiting to be discovered in D.C. With inKind by your side, you can experience the best of the city's culinary scene, all while earning rewards for your delicious adventures!