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Zaytinya

701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572
2026380800
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (376 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (240 reviews)
“tapas” (262 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is our third review of Zaytinya.. It still retains an "excellent" rating in our view.. We were at the restaurant week (lunch). The mezze selection offered was outstanding. We had hummus (silky smooth), baba Ghannouge (one of the best we have ever had), piyas...More

Thank realbigbear
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great service, amazing food and awesome ambiance. Dinner has a cooler vibe but the quality of food and service isn't affected by time of day which is impressive. It isn't cheap but I still think it's worth every penny!

Thank ananole
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant features tapas style dishes: there were 8 of us, so we ordered between 20 and 25 different tapas: they were all excellent. They ranged from middle eastern, to turkish and spanish. We shared and had the possibility to taste so many different dishes...More

Thank mbie871
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In a city buzzing with urbanites, tourists and marvel comic fans worldwide; we step into Zaytinya to experience a memorable meal. QUALITY through and through! Nikina (our server) was so gracious. The chef along with the kitchen staff, presented one sumptuous tapa after another; fresh,...More

Thank DCN2012
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was absolutely great. Be warned—the entrees are small. If you want to leave full take advantage of their endless breadbasket and delightful appetizers. For desert I had the galatopeta which I definitely recommend. The service is great and while the restaurant is loud...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found on Trip Advisor and followed the map. Great menu at reasonable prices! Super environment. Light and bright inside. Lots of choices and amazing hummus! Worth the visit!

Thank 23cjones
Reviewed 1 week ago

one corner where this restaurant is located is under construction, while on the other corners: MLK library, Smithsonian American Art Museum/China-Gallery Metro, and Zaytinya with a large sculpture at the door; down one block from Chinatown's 7th St NW Chipotle and Dunkin'Donuts and Legal Seafood....More

Thank husbandshopping
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting White House we were looking for Mediterranean food near by and came across this place with great ratings. We decided to try and found the place quite full. After getting the sitting we found that it had a wide range of vegetarian options....More

Thank TripHipHop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zaytinya remains a favorite after several years. Delicious and unique dishes, delightful environment and attentive wait staff make for a dependably memorable experience. Each trip, we enjoy other excellent DC restaurants but Jose Andres' Zaytinya is still #1.

1  Thank QueenParrottfish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A excellent restaurant to share tapas. Although slightly expensive the food is superb. Would highly recommend for for four people to share and experience some great food. Service was a little slow, but we were not in a hurry and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere as...More

1  Thank Grandb0
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Chilla78
6 May 2017|
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Response from r0ger | Reviewed this property |
O don't really know if they have a dress code but the night I went there everybody was kind of sharp. I didn't see anyone in T shirts. I suggest you call them first
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Clare M
14 June 2016|
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Response from intrepidtravelerfla | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the prior answer. However when we were there a couple came in with an infant in a stroller and slept through dinner.
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Jim M
15 February 2016|
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Response from Chloe B | Reviewed this property |
If you are taking Metro to the Kennedy Center it is not enough time. If you are taking a cab or Uber you might be OK. Just never know what traffic will be like at that time of the evening and weather is a variable. I would... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572
    (G St.)
  • Public Transportation: Gallery Place/Chinatown station. 9 th & G St exit on the red, green and yellow lines.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 2026380800
  • E-mail
Description
Zaytinya offers an innovative mezze menu inspired by Turkish, Greek and Lebanese cuisines, under the direction of renowned chef José Andrés, served up in a sleek and modern setting. Shared small plates, creative cocktails and unique Mediterranean wines make this spot one of DC’s top dining destinations.
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