Getting together with a group of friends is always so special, but sometimes it can be hard to find a place to eat that will accommodate a large party. A great atmosphere, good service, and plenty of room are all things to go into having a great night out with friends or family. We’ve put together a list of restaurants that you should try out if you are dining with a group or hosting an event in Washington DC.
The Fainting Goat
105 S MacDade Blvd, Glenolden, PA 19036, Marekani
This is a brand new American tavern found in Washington’s street corridor. The restaurant stands out with its earthy stones, exposed bricks, and unique chandeliers, bringing a relaxing and welcoming ambiance. The fainting goat has a menu containing all kinds of options like salads, bar pies, sandwiches, pasta, small plates, and also creative and innovative brunch menus. Go for a birthday brunch or rent out their private ballroom if you want to host an event here.
Mr. Braxton Bar And Kitchen
3632 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010, Marekani
When you arrive, you’ll know you’re in the right spot. The front lounge stands out with its Palladian window that is over 400 years old. A skull of a cape buffalo from South Africa is hung above the bar with several vintage records and a turntable, and a stove from the 1940s acts as the restaurant’s coffee station. Mr. Braxton Bar and Kitchen offers traditional American dishes like salads, meats, pasta, and seafood with an additional twist. We recommend you try the banana rum bread pudding, creme brulee, and seasonal berries. The restaurant has signature cocktails like habanero and strawberry margarita, and many other delicious options!
1521 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Astoria provides a super fun atmosphere with dim lights and cool decorations inside, however outside is where the party is at. They have a really nice covered patio that can seat plenty of guests underneath beautiful string lights. Here they are serving some delicious Szechuan food. Choose from noodles and soup, small sharable plates, chicken, beef, or fish, and other tasty options. They also have several special cocktails like the Apple and Oranges that is just delish.
The Crown And Crow
1317 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005,
The Crown And Crow was inspired by the 1890 theme found in an Old London Pub. This spot has really nice interior touches including an oak bar, antique chandeliers, and antique furniture. The restaurant aims to provide a memorable and unique experience in a chill atmosphere where they serve local craft beers and creative libations. This bar is a great spot to host your next event, they can accommodate up to 230 people! From networking events to birthday parties, they’ve got you covered.
Boqueria Penn Quarter
777 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Boqueria Penn Quarter restaurant is known for serving classic Spanish tapas alongside perfectly paired wine. It is inspired by Washington DC’s vibrant and busy atmosphere to produce delicious food like that of Barcelona. They have a long list of tapas options you can choose from for the table, some of which including olives, potatoes, Asian pears, shrimp, clams, lamb skewers and many more. You can also opt for a main dish like they roasted chicken or NY strip. Be sure to check them out during happy hour and brunch as well!
Oyamel Cocina Mexicana
401 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
This spot is perfect for group dining and celebrating special events, catching up with old friends, or a family gathering. This restaurant is an upgraded version of Mexican street food. This is another great spot of you want to host an event like a birthday party or a work happy hour. They can accommodate with plenty of space and great food. They have tacos, salad, meat and veggie options, and delicious cocktails you can try. Be sure to check out their happy hour deals and brunch menu!