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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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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 today via mobile

We were there for an anniversary dinner, so a bit pricey for our usual nights out. Having said that, the food was excellent, the service great, and the space quite beautiful. Very close to the portrait gallery and metro. The portions are tapa sized. And...More

Thank jirvin2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

Every time there was a reason to celebrate, my family and friends and I would try to gather and have it at Zaytinya. We loved the food and the atmosphere. The last time was in 2013 for a graduation. My sister and I were in...More

Thank needa123
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow! This place did not disappoint. EVERYTHING was amazing! Save room for a mini dessert! The apricot one was sooooo good! I had a salt air margarita at another of Jose’s restaurants. This one had an amazing spin with a mideastern spice. Sooooo good!! Our...More

Thank Chris_and_Krissy
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great dinner spot. We loved the ambiance and service. The Tapas style size portions are a great way to try a variety of food. Everything we did end-up trying, even when not exactly sure what we were ordering, was delicious.

Thank Vincent G
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was absolutely delicious...served sort of tapas style-but larger than tapas. The flavors were intriguing and mouth watering. We shared 4 different items off the menu and were satisfied though they recommend 3-4 per person. The bread served is a treat on its own....More

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This award winning restaurant lives up to its name- the food and service were incredible. Plan for 90 minutes for lunch to enjoy. The price fix menu was an excellent choice for 2 , allowing us to sample many dishes. The roasted lamb was wonderful!

Thank Bruce_and_Valerie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I dropped in for after a morning of sightseeing. The staff was friendly and we were seated right away. This restaurant features small plate entrees which are fun to share. Your choices include lamb, beef, chicken, seafood, and vegetarian. Although most of...More

Thank Melvin R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got there early for a reservation, so we sat at the bar. The bartender was super knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the restaurant as well as the drink menu. The food was delicious and not expensive at all.

Thank exporer1987
Reviewed 1 week ago

I eat here every time I am in DC. I sit at the bar and enjoy a wonderful meal. I had the worse service on this business trip at this restaurant and it was so bad that it ruined my joy of eating here. I...More

Thank TDHArizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten in this restaurant since it was opened in 2004! I have never been disappointed! Zaytinya, means " olive oil," in both Greek and Turkish, and the mezzè style cuisine, the expert cocktails, the sleek and glamorous, Santorini inspired atmosphere, and, service, is...More

Thank eventsbythirteen
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
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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