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701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • 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 via mobile

A must do if in DC. From the friendly and attentive service to the extensive menu options, cocktails and wonderful music, we thoroughly enjoyed our lunch here. Just try it-well worth it!!

Thank Janine H
Reviewed 4 days ago

i have been wanting to go here for a few years and was finally able to check it out. its in a great location within easy walking distance of the green line and perfect if you are seeing a show at verizon. i had requested...More

Thank kel400
Reviewed 5 days ago

Restaurant is loud but fun and has some good food under the Chef's Tasting menu which is reasonably priced.

Thank Clifford S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food, beautiful restaurant! We enjoyed a night out sampling delicious Mediterranean treats at Zaytinya. The scallops and Bronzino were particularly delicious- tenderly cooked and paired with unique flavors. Don't miss an opportunity to try their Greek wines which pair nicely with the meal. We'll...More

Thank Ladibugg237
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was really tasty but far from filling. I had a lamb dish and the entree was literally 2 pizza rolls with lamb inside. Atmosphere is really nice and presentation comes off as the swanky evening joint they aim to be.

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came up 11 people without reservation on a saturday night and had to wait 1.5h to get seated. But it was all worth waiting for. Had a good drink while waiting, and enjoyed much the athmosphere and service. Got a huge number of smaller...More

Thank htc32
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was recommended as a place to meet. We saw right away that this was a trendy D.C. Gathering spot . It's clean and has a very modern kind of Scandinavian vibe to it . The food is a mix of middle eastern , and...More

Thank makabi08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Middle Eastern restaurant offered an incredible array of dishes, perfect for sharing and passing amongst friends. Not wanting a traditional entree dinner, we enjoyed the fresh tzatziki, hommus, oven-fired pita, falafel, seared halloumi cheese, and dolmades. Our kind and knowledgeable server recommended refreshing, perfectly...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place! It has a great menu and a great vibe and great outdoor seating! I enjoy all of it every time I visit.

Thank Nicolle Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

YUM! while visiting DC for the day we found this jem on TripAdvisor and were very happy with the food & location. Friday lunch hour was very busy with business people and tourists but we were seated immediately and the service was fast and friendly....More

Thank MoJoJane
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6 May 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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Clare M
14 June 2016|
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Response from intrepidtravelerfla | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the prior answer. However when we were there a couple came in with an infant in a stroller and slept through dinner.
Jim M
15 February 2016|
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Response from Chloe B | Reviewed this property |
If you are taking Metro to the Kennedy Center it is not enough time. If you are taking a cab or Uber you might be OK. Just never know what traffic will be like at that time of the evening and weather is a variable. I would... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
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
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 2026380800
  • E-mail
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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