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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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“hummus” (351 reviews)
“tapas” (300 reviews)
“lamb” (272 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I came here with my sister, her friends, and my mother. My mother and I were visiting from out of town, so my sister wanted to ensure we went to a good place. Zaytinya did not disappoint. The food was delicious, though sharing it was...More

Thank MeghanAnnRose
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went w the family. We enjoy Mediterranean food. It was good, fresh, tasty. Small portions. Not 5* bc I’ve had better but it was good. The coffee was good too. Great service.

Thank carmenm382
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fresh and packing a flavour punch- this is seriously good food. Mezze plates of hummus, halloumi and other truly delicious treats your mouth will be enjoying every mouthful. This is a popular place so maybe advisable to prebook a table. Price wise- like most of...More

Thank 854DP
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been happily dining at Zaytinya's every time we visit Washington DC. The food is exceptional. May we recommend the fried mussels (Midyes), Lamb Bahar, Fried Squid, Beef Keftedes, and our overall favorite, Shrimp Saganaki (not on the menu, but just ask for it),...More

Thank Ron-Dianne
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My son who lives in DC highly recommended this place so we took him on his birthday weekend. The bartenders are wonderful and there is an extensive drink menu. They made me a perfect martini. The waiter was wonderful and helped us decide on our...More

Thank BestCincyPRPro
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was in D.C. for three and a half days and I went twice. An essential stop when visiting. The food is consistently outstanding and the friendly service is its equal. And a great value for the quality. Someone mentioned the $25. lunch special and...More

Thank Nomad06003456390
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent! Great service and fun atmosphere. I would highly recommend it. The food was amazing I would suggest reservations.

Thank J5615LQjenniferd
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Zaytinya was really busy which was a great sign. Reservations highly recommended. The staff were very attentive and polite. The food was delicious!! We had the hummus, lamb, and lamb meatballs. The chocolate rose dessert was outstanding great way to end the meal. We had...More

Thank dmc1118
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The 2 of us had the lunch special -$25 apiece for 4 courses (or was it 5?). We had hummus, baba ghannouge, salmon, saffron rice, falafel, lamb kabobs, and Turkish delight. Everything was great. We couldn’t eat it all! Service was excellent. Coffee was excellent....More

Thank Petethekid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely time at Zaytinya with friends during brunch. The tapas style gives you the oportunity to try many diferent dishes. Remember to ask for the complementary bread. It is out of this world.

Thank Lorrane C
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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
2 October 2017|
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Response from ZBerber | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they can !!! Just ask your waiter ....
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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
US$ 31 - US$ 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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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