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Washington DC

The Wharf

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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The Wharf is a waterfront neighborhood, home to thousands of residents and employees, three hotels, a 6000-seat music venue, and over 50 shops and restaurants. Throughout the year, the community hosts vibrant festivals, events, and free outdoor...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
760 Maine Ave SW, Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, Washington DC, DC 20024
+1 202-688-3590
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a FANTASTIC place! Pedestrian friendly for kids, adults, couples, boat lovers, foodies -- something for everyone! We visited on a chilly November afternoon, it was reasonably crowded -- I imagine the crowds will be much more dense in warmer weather, especially after all the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Reviewed 5 days ago

The district wharf is a relatively new, revitalized area of Washington, DC that I visited in May 2019. There are so many different places to eat, drink, shop, and site-see. Even if you just wander around at sunset, the wharf can be a very cheap...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a wonderful time this last September walking and browsing all the Wharf area has to offer. Could see visiting this area again during busy season.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our third visit to DC, our first visit to the Wharf. Arrived by cab after a lot of walking in DC. Had a few happy hour cocktails, walked along the water and checked out the establishments and ended up having dinner at Kirwan's. Very nice...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Donna L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walk . Was worried that it would take out the old Maine Avenue Seafood market but the wove the together, and it is ok. Has a parking garage nearby. A litle respite from the city.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A cool thing about exploring a city on foot is discovering things by chance you had no idea existing. One of those happy chances was our happy find of the Recreational Pier in Washington's District Wharf We first noticed the large flare at the end...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Wharf is a great place to walk around and have a good meal. There are plenty of excellent restaurants and bars.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Juliana N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a hotel near here and just loved it. We found this to be a little gem off the National mall. We really enjoyed walking along the waterfront. There are plenty of restaurants and bars. There is also stuff for the kids. Along...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Russell3939
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful downtown DC area. Easy, but pricey, parking structure. Great restaurants. Outdoor seafood markets. Marina. Many spots to walk around and explore the waterfront.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Y5267MTnancyb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying on the Wharf area, what a lovely place to eat, people watch, have a drink, sit and watch the boat in the marina, great vibe day or night, fish market at one end of the wharf, a must place to stay, or...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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September 5, 2019|
Response from jimb0716 | Reviewed this property |
Hank’s Oyster bar. Great FRESH seafood and nice atmosphere.
April 10, 2019|
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Response from patrdc | Property representative |
Yes, The Wharf is metro accessible. Waterfront Station (Green Line) is an 8 minute walk. L'Enfant Plaza Station (Green, Yellow, Blue, Orange, Silver Lines) is a 12 minute walk. The Wharf also offers a free Neighborhood... More