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Walking Food Tour Of The Historic U Street and Shaw Neighborhoods
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The U Street Corridor is home to some of DC's iconic foods. Ben's Chili Bowl, home of the half-smoke, is there plus an area referred to by some as "Little Ethiopia" due to the large number of Ethiopian restaurants.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Washington DC, DC
Dupont Circle
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 14 December 2016

U Street corridor has become the hot spot for nightlife in D.C. in recent years. The main center of U street stretch from 15 street to 9 street (a block up and down of each street except more on 14). There plenty of places to...More

4  Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This isn't the best area of town. We found it to be quite dirty and sorta unsafe. We only came here to go to Ben's Chili Bowl.

Thank CaseyJones6325
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

It took a little over 40 years after the riots which ensued when Martin Luther King was assassinated, but the ruined stretches of U St. and environs have come back with a vengeance: numerous upscale restaurants, shops and things to do. It's a happening place...More

2  Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 28 April 2016

There are so many bars, restaurants, shops and neighborhood residential side streets in this area that you be able to find whatever you're looking for. There's lot of police presence, so I assume that it's safe to walk at night. Car & foot traffic is...More

1  Thank busy_traveler
Reviewed 30 January 2016

During a visit to DC, my friend and I enjoyed a visit to Ben's Chili Bowl. Waiting in line took about 45 minutes to get in, but it was worth it. The chili fries were delicious! Other aspects of the visit were noticing the changes...More

1  Thank rarobins17
Reviewed 15 August 2015

There are a few restaurants like Ben's and some ethnic ones to choose from. Parking is tight much of the time. Not too expensive an area for eats and drinks. The Howard and Lincoln Theaters are nearby plus a few other clubs.

2  Thank LisandroVoyager
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

A lot of the cooler restaurants and bars are in the area. We had dinner at Jack Roses in the area. It's packed at night so reservations for dinner or wait with everyone else. Plenty of options in the area.

3  Thank wick1979
Reviewed 10 July 2015

I had seen this place on the travel channel and thought we would give it a try. The food was okay but for me it was the experience of nostalgia that made it worth a visit. There was a lot of energy from the staff...More

1  Thank 859TK
Reviewed 10 June 2015

There didn't seem to be too much to see when we visited. We originally came with the intention of eating in one of the restaurants. Unfortunately our first choice was full, and the staff in the 2nd choice were pretty rude, so we decided to...More

1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 9 June 2015

This area has evolved over the years from being rough and decrepit to now being where the action is! In the past, Ben's Chili Bowl was about the only reason to visit this area. Now, there are numerous top notch restaurants, shops, theater, and more....More

5  Thank Steve K
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