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“Great area with lots of restaurants, museums, shopping etc”
Review of Penn Quarter

Penn Quarter
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US$60.00*
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DC Tour with Wine on a Rickshaw
Ranked #185 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

I visited several museums in this area and logically, stopped in some chain shops and unique restaurants for a bite to eat. What surprised me everywhere was how friendly the people were, unlike here in the UK.

The streets are large and you feel safe to walk, like most of the areas in central Washington. You have lots of points of interest here or some 1, 2 miles walk further away. We chose to stay across the river on both occasions, where is equally beautiful and close due to good transport links, yet if I chose to stay in DC probably this would be my preferred area.

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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Once not a particularly safe or welcoming area, the Penn Quarter now is buzzing with restaurants representing many national cuisines. It's both interesting fast food and expensive good. It has a fair number of retail shops and it is in close proximity to the National Mall and many of Washington's museums and monuments. A good location to walk around, but its former Chinatown aura unfortunately is pretty much dissipated. Can still see signs in Chinese, but not much.

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Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is a concentrated area of nice restaurants of all types to serve the business lunch/dinner crowd but also has plenty of options for tourists. Plenty of things to do for tours as well as hole int hew all restaurants near high end restaurants. Feels like it stays open and active much longer than Georgetown at night.

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Reviewed 5 December 2015

Sometimes all you want is a good sandwich, a drink and friendly service. Penn Quarter delivers just that! I had the 'chicken' cheese steak, grilled chicken with peppers, onions and cheese on a roll. It was excellent. Perfect size and came out piping hot. Good service, nice atmosphere (can sit inside or out), we sat at the small bar.

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Reviewed 24 September 2015

Great restaurants with a high density, lots of people and places to visit. Lots of people. Tourists and regulars, lots of hubbub. Good shopping. Good eating. Nice place to hang.

Thank PlatinumHoney
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