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701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572
+1 202-638-0800
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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

What a wonderful dining experience! It’s not every day you get to bask in the glory of Turkish, Greek, and Lebanese cuisine prepared and served with elegance and style at a Jose Andres restaurant. We were seated upstairs in a comfortable corner position overlooking the...More

Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good Middle Eastern restaurant across from the Smithsonian American Art Museum & Portrait Gallery. Pleasant, bustling atmosphere, good service and very tasty, well presented food. I was able to walk in on a Friday at lunch and be seated almost immediately. The four course...More

Thank BirderNYC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place is nice, delicious tapas and appetizers,great desserts! This place is always busy! The place can get pretty crowded on weekends so reservation is a must!

Thank Gnome305
Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend and I were in town for a conference and ended up in this restaurant mid week. It was packed but we found a seat on the large bar , first come first served on the bar. We had falafel which was good, Cauliflower...More

Thank Arik A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although I was only here for coffee and dessert, I really liked the restaurant. The service was impeccable, the ambience upscale and modern and the food delicious. The pita was yummy. I love that they have desserts in both regular size and a smaller size...More

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is not the type of restaurant that I typically visit, but decided to attend with a group from work. The food was very good, served on small plates to share. Enjoyed the variety of spreads with pita bread before digging in to Brussels sprouts,...More

Thank rmrincon
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pleasure to find this restaurant right across from the National Portrait Gallery! The atmosphere is electric, the service professional, the list of Mediterranean wines unmatched and the food...well, the food was screaming fresh, well-presented and very tasty. Not a big fan of "tapas"...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a party of 5. We had 3 dishes each which was plenty. Some of us could have ordered 2 dishes and that would have been perfect. The dishes come out family style and randomly. Attentive service took away the warm puffy complimentary bread...More

Thank SVRyder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make a reservation. Lovely space with aromas that invite you in. Friendly and very efficient staff. Wonderful menu for sharing, tasting, enjoying. We shared the lamb shoulder on the rotisserie that caught all of our senses when we came in. We sampled a large variety...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good Mediterranean food with a wide selection of dishes - ideal for sharing. Some of the plates were delicious (lamb chops!), and others were a miss (the soujuk flatbed was a bit too oily for our liking). The portions are quite small, so your bill...More

Thank 1stClassTravelling
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October 2, 2017|
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Response from Janet F | Reviewed this property |
I think it is always best to check with the restaurant directly. They do have a wide range of choices so there are probably things they could recommend without modification and then you could also see how willing they are to... More
October 2, 2017|
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Response from ZBerber | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they can !!! Just ask your waiter ....
May 5, 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-638-0800
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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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