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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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11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
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 2 weeks ago

This delicious Lebanese restaurant near the National Portrait Gallery was a tasty end to our vacation day. The menu offered plenty of variety for our group's varied dietary needs, including vegetarians and picky-eating kids. (The kids especially liked the fresh hot pita that kept being...More

Thank DeborahEve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A warm place for a cold night, 21* F. Service excellent Food a mix Lebanese and Greek. And the price is not expensive. For two you can order 3 starters at 8 to 15 $ and the main are about 15 to 20. Also the...More

Thank Fernando P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tapas style meal. Everything was amazing. You must try the porkbelly; it was heavenly. Lots of gluten-free options. This bustling place is geared towards couples not families with kids, but the kids thoroughly enjoyed the food. Staff was friendly.

Thank LANewt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy restaurant and we were seated at a very small table. The waiter was very busy but did manage to order wine and our food. The food was very good but the service could of been better.

Thank sunlovers4ever
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good. Service was very friendly. All in all a good lunchtime experience. It was slow but we were not in a hurry. Would definitely go back.

Thank weekendguest2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another Jose Andres restaurant. Liked highly when opened years back but now just seems like another overly expensive and worn theme DC city restaurant. Oher Yelpers rate highly so may have been there on bad food day as everything tasted bland.

Thank 177Steve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my teens to dinner before the theatre. Food and service were amazing. Even with multiple glasses of wine (for me), the bill was still incredibly reasonable especially for DC. I can't wait to get back here. The only minus was the salmon was...More

1  Thank Keli N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the recommendation of our guide book, we made a reservation. Good thing because the restaurant was filling up quickly and it was only 5:30 p.m. The restaurant serves tapas, which are small plates of food. My daughter and I each got a salad and...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excelent food, excelent service, very nice ambiance at a very reasonable price. Plates are small so you can order and try a wide variety of dishes.

Thank Beardfull1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family had suggested doing Turkish for lunch and said this was the place to go and they were right! Jose Andres doesn’t skip a note here. I’ve eaten at several of his properties and this was outstanding. Service was amazing!

Thank David P
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3 October 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
3 October 2017|
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Response from ZBerber | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they can !!! Just ask your waiter ....
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • Neighbourhood: 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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