Top Five Power Eating Places To Dine In DC

Washington, D.C. is historically a region of power players, mover and shakers in politics. Many networking relationships are brought together over good food and a glass of wine.

  • The Oval Room. Very classy and sophisticated, considered the "Who's Who" of D.C. restaurant.

  • Palm Restaurant. A family owned restaurant that originated in New York City, by two Italian immigrants whose accents were mistaken to be said "Palm" when they registered their business. It has become a fixture of the American Dream. 

  • The Occidental Restaurant. Built in the early 1900s, this restaurant was the site of the closure of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

  • Old Ebbitt Grill. Built in the mid 1800s, this is the oldest saloon in Washington D.C.

  • The Dubliner Restaurant and Pub. An Irish restaurant of dark woods, it is comfortable atmosphere since 1970s.

  • Bistro Bis. This restaurant touts itself as serving Senators and powerbrokers.

  • Bullfeathers of Capitol Hill. Touts itself as where the House of Representatives dine, because it isn't all about the Senators. 

  • The Monocle Restaurant. Serving Capitol Hill since 1960. Nicknamed as "first table cloth restaurant."