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Penn Quarter

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Great Neighborhood to visit

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 10, 2017
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017

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. There are plenty of stores, museums, restaurants in this area (lunch and dinner), and park... More 

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Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Convenient to the Metro. Many great varied restaurants. There are s restaurant that will please every member of the family and the old buildings are interesting.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This is a great place of DC to stay and visit with all their museums and WONDERFUL restaurants. We hardly left the Penn Quarter area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

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 to walk, like most of the areas in central Washington. You have lots of points... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

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 Mall and many of Washington's museums and monuments. A good location to walk around, but... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

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 like it stays open and active much longer than Georgetown at night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2015

Sometimes all you want is a good sandwich, a drink and friendly service. Penn Quarter delivers just that! I had the 'chicken' cheese steak, grilled chicken with peppers, onions and cheese on a roll. It was excellent. Perfect size and came out piping hot. Good service, nice atmosphere (can sit inside or out), we sat at the small bar.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2015

Great restaurants with a high density, lots of people and places to visit. Lots of people. Tourists and regulars, lots of hubbub. Good shopping. Good eating. Nice place to hang.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

This is the part of DC you see in TV and movies--between the Capitol and the White House. I love walking down America's main street! There are some great sites and restaurants here, too, so enjoy it and take your time, stop for coffee or a meal!

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2014

It is the main route for Presidential Inaugural Parades. It links the White House to the Capital. You will notice since 9/11 Pennsylvania Avenue is now blocked of at the White House

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