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701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (369 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (240 reviews)
“tapas” (261 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brunch was great. The breads were excellent and non-stop! Three of us shared the savory fare on our small plates.... sampling more than I can even remember! From the Hummus to the dessert treats the good was excellent! The waiter was superb! Not only skilled...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love this restaurant. The food is consistently excellent. Great selection of tapas. Never disappointed. I use any excuse to go - anniversaries, birthdays, out of town guest. Can be a little noisy but tolerable. One of my favourite restaurants.

Thank vivkiik
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was easily the loudest one I have ever been too, including ones with a lot of families. It was deafening. We could not hear each other speak. The only reason this is not a one star rating is that our service was wonderful....More

Thank jtrvlr1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Got a last minute table reservation and it was a great feeling walking past a long queue of people. Staff was friendly and l got a nice table. Menu was obviously put together by a professional and choices were very easy to make. Very good...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Recommended by a friend who said it was her favorite restaurant--we were not disappointed. The food is incredible. The staff was amazing. Love the ambiance. If you're in the area, you want to eat here!

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you're really big into travel you will quickly come to realize that Washington DC is not a foodie town and I was born in DC. What kills the DC food scene is decent/mediocre food served at an outrageous price. Zaytinya is just one more...More

Thank Cliff H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just finished eating here. Mediterranean fare. Mainly Greek. Great restaurant. Down here visiting my daughter and she took us there. Individual dishes are not big so you get a bunch of different dishes for the table. All excellent. The pita bread is puffy and light....More

Thank goalie57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We shared three mezes--roasted red peppers with feta, zucchini and cheese fritters and meatballs. All delicious. The fresh bread is outstanding. We ended with very satisfying lukamadies with honey.

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for lunch. Although we were five minutes late from 14:30 the brunch closure we were able to get a burger with fries. We ordered the mushroom and pilaf. The mushroom was really good had with the bread that they serve. The pilaf however...More

Thank TheElderWand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love to experience different foods and have a fondness for Lebanese and Greek food being a sydneysider. This restaurant provided an excellent interpretation of this cuisine. Would recommend the wine list as the beers available were a little limited. The Chefs tasting menu is...More

Thank stressedfromdownunder
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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.
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
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
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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