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This was the perfect location for us. We were staying at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center. We were able to walk to the White House and to the National Mall. It's also a short walk to Chinatown where they have many wonderful restaurants. There's...More
It has lost its Chinese heritage, with barely an Asian eatery in sight. Yes, signs with Chinese letters, but that's about it...its growing, with new spots opening all the time, but nothing outrageous. Waiting for basic amenities, so if you are a tourist staying in...More
Penn Quarter is situated between Pennsylvania Avenue and Chinatown. Many locals considered Penn Quarter is the west of Chinatown (Verizon center) to Penn Ave with new buildings (office and residential). Penn Quarter and Chinatown can be accessed easily by many buses and Metro (green/yellow/red) lines....More
I visited several museums in this area and logically, stopped in some chain shops and unique restaurants for a bite to eat. What surprised me everywhere was how friendly the people were, unlike here in the UK.
The streets are large and you feel safe...More
Once not a particularly safe or welcoming area, the Penn Quarter now is buzzing with restaurants representing many national cuisines. It's both interesting fast food and expensive good. It has a fair number of retail shops and it is in close proximity to the National...More
This is a concentrated area of nice restaurants of all types to serve the business lunch/dinner crowd but also has plenty of options for tourists. Plenty of things to do for tours as well as hole int hew all restaurants near high end restaurants. Feels...More