We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


781 Seventh Street NW, Chinatown, Washington DC, DC 20001
+1 202-393-2929
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (29 reviews)
“empanadas” (28 reviews)
“edamame” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
All hours
Latin, Asian, Japanese, Sushi, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
781 Seventh Street NW, Chinatown, Washington DC, DC 20001
Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
More restaurants in Washington DC
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 375 reviews

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We ordered several dishes between the five of us. They were all tasty. They were also served quickly by a number of runners who were totally on the ball. Our server, however, though pleasant enough, was quite literally the least competent server we have had...More

Thank Travel G
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I was looking for a restaurant as a meeting/eating place before a Caps game. Zengo was just up the street. We chose an assortment of appetizers and cocktails. I can't remember my drink (had a few), but it had strawberry puree. It was amazing. My...More

Thank Len W
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The dining room at Zengo is wide and airy, with lots of space between tables so that you can talk and relax -- it's a place that really invites you to linger. It's too bad, then, that the food, while perfectly fine, is pretty uninspired....More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Seven of us went to Zengo. We decided that we would order a bunch of appetizers and sides and share. Wow! The food was really good and it was a way to try so many dishes. We must have ordered at least 10 different things...More

Thank mjc_travels
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is a mix of Asian and Latin and boy does it work. I've been disappointed with over-the-top "fusion" cuisine that tries too hard. But that's not Zengo . The food here just comes together effortlessly. It just works. The fish tacos were...More

Thank tastywords
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food was very flavorful. I enjoyed the small portion sizes, which allowed the dishes to be shared easily. We had the duck tacos, pepper shrimp tacos, and tuna tacos. The drinks were also very good. They were not overpowering. All-in-all I will be going...More

Thank ScubaSpence1
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We come here every year with the entire family (8 adults). The small shareable plates makes for a more exciting eating experience. The food is always great and the service impeccable. The drinks are are also very good. I would highly recommend Zengo for a...More

Thank SMERCH11202016
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Had an absolutely fantastic dinner at Zengo. My husband and I shared slow cooked pork ribs and Zengo fried rice. There was more than enough and no room for dessert. The menu is overwhelming with the number of interesting choices. Definitely worth a few visits...More

Thank 757scf
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Went there for dinner last night and had a great time. The food was very flavorful and tasty though definitely overpriced for the portions. Even though there were several issues with our order and the timing of our service, the manager Giorgio took care of...More

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We went there last Friday night for dinner. It was recommended by the hotel we were staying at. The place was loud. Very well attended. Menu was very interesting, a combination of sushi and South American food. We ordered a number of appetizers to share...More

Thank Diego R
Nearby Restaurants
Matchbox Pizza
1,260 reviews
.06 km away
462 reviews
.09 km away
La Tasca
541 reviews
.05 km away
Fado Irish Pub
306 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
National Portrait Gallery
2,417 reviews
.24 km away
Smithsonian American Art Museum
1,213 reviews
.21 km away
International Spy Museum
4,032 reviews
.31 km away
Verizon Center
539 reviews
.17 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 781 Seventh Street NW, Chinatown, Washington DC, DC 20001
    (7th & H Street NW)
  • Public Transportation: Red, Green, Yellow lines at Chinatown/Gallery Place
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-393-2929
  • E-mail