The 12 Best Restaurants in Cathedral Heights DC to Check Out
Looking for a good place to eat in the Cathedral Heights neighborhood? Washington DC has some of the best food selections in the world — but that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily easy for you to find what you are looking for. We find it easier to break it down by neighborhood, so feel free to check out our guide on where to eat in Mt. Pleasant. In the meantime, check out the new and old neighborhood favorites in Cathedral Heights and find your favorite place to eat!
An Italian and American spot in a cozy and rustic building that offers everything from potato gnocchi to roast chicken to Spanish octopus.
This is one you will need to come back to again and again, just in an attempt to try all of their concoctions. UrbanDaddy calls this place a “Subterranean, brick-lined lair of wood-fired pizzas that takes its cocktails seriously. “ It has high ratings and limoncello slushies, what more could you ask for?
Raku is the premier Asian dining spot in Cathedral Heights — seriously.
This one has been around since 1996 and it’s the place to go for sushi, coconut red curry broths, noodle soups, and bento boxes.
Check out their menu, sure, but why not just skip it and go for their miso marinated Alaskan black cod with ginger tomato sauce, broccolini and oyster mushrooms!
This is a great stop for authentic Indian cuisine!
They do carryout and deliveries but it’s worth it to stop by. Feel the atmosphere, enjoy a tamarind ginger mojito, and check out their extensive menu, which has plenty of vegan and vegetarian options!
Its traditional spices, tangy menu and prime location will leave your mouth watering until next time! Luckily, it is just a 7 minute walk from your place off of Massachusetts Ave, NW.
This is a classic Chinese restaurant in every way — unpretentious, relatively inexpensive, and well rated for their actual dumplings (and the rest of their menu as well).
They aren’t known for their atmosphere, but you’ll love it if the atmosphere you are going for is “no-nonsense” and “let the food speak for itself.” Go for tradition, and get your dumplings, noodles, and a hot pot!
They don’t have their own website but you can see their full menu and order online here!