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Dining


Theatre Concessions

Light meals, sandwiches, snacks and assorted beverages are available in our lobby one hour before performances and during intermission.

Avoid intermission lines: you can order food and drinks before the performance and have them waiting for you at intermission! Please see Box Office or concessions for further details.
 

Local Restaurants

Enjoy fine dining arond the Quarter at these establishments.

Restaurants Providing Prix Fixe
Restaurants Open Before Performances
Restaurants Open Before and After Performances

Restaurants Providing Prix Fixe

701 Restaurant
701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Reserve Online
(202) 393-0701
701restaurant.com

Modern American cuisine, prix fixe theatre menu, small plates, wine bar, live music and patio dining.


Carmine's
425 7th Street NW
Reserve Online
(202) 737-7770
carminesnyc.com

Carmine’s has been serving Southern Italian cuisine in large family style portions for over 20 years. With more than 700 seats and 9 private dining rooms, steps away from both of STC’s theatre venues. You must experience the family-style feast that makes Carmine’s legendary for its value.

Pre-Theatre Menu


Cedar
822 E Street, NW
Reserve Online
(202) 637-0012
cedardc.com

Contemporary American cuisine with natural clean flavors and vibrant presentations that highlight the seasons.


Rasika
633 D Street NW
Reserve Online
(202) 637-1222
rasikarestaurant.com

Flavors of India, prix fixe theatre menu, small plates and lounge dining.


Restaurants Open Before Performances

Chinatown Coffee Co.
475 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004
info@chinatowncoffee.com
www.chinatowncoffee.com

Chinatown Coffee Co. is the latest DC experience and Third Wave coffee experiment, located in the East End in Washington, DC. At Chinatown Coffee, it’s all about the quality of the coffee; the care and preparation by our first-rate baristas; and the minimalist but warm environment designed by award-winning architect Robert Gurney.


Corner Bakery Café
777 6th Street, NW
202.697.5250
www.cornerbakerycafe.com

Inspired by great fresh ingredients, our small neighborhood bakery on a corner in downtown Chicago began creating artisan breads and freshly baked sweets. And upon a little success, neighbors began to ask us for sandwiches made with that fabulous bread, followed by homemade soups and salads, and even made-to-order scramblers. Our guests’ requests continued to inspire us as our bakery’s menu and business grew.


District Chophouse & Brewery
509 7th Street, NW
Reserve Online
(202) 347-3434
chophouse.com

Once you visit, you’ll agree – D.C. stands for District Chophouse. Located near the Shakespeare Theatre Company, the Chophouse serves steakhouse classics paired with handcrafted ales brewed on site. Join us for weekend brunch, our weeknight happy hour, or any day for lunch and dinner.


LaTasca
722 7th Street, NW
RESERVE ONLINE
202.347.9190
www.latascausa.com

In the very heart of DC’s Penn Quarter, La Tasca brings Spain to downtown Washington, showcasing signature tapas, hearty paellas and refreshing sangrias in a lively atmosphere over two dining floors. The restaurant in steps away from the Shakespeare Theatre, Convention Center, the Verizon Center, the National Mall, and the Metro.


NOPA Kitchen and Bar
800 F Street NW
RESERVE ONLINE
202.347.4667
nopadc.com

A new 160-seat American brasserie in the heart of Penn Quarter, nopa represents the restaurant's location just north of Pennsylvania Avenue and it welcomes guests for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.


Oyamel
401 7th Street NW
Reserve Online
(202) 628-1005
oyamel.com

Drawing on pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern traditions, Oyamel’s menu reflects rich culinary heritage combined with current urban fare of Mexico City. The menu offers antojitos, traditional Mexican snacks or small plates, along with authentic tacos and ceviches. Superior margaritas headline an impressive cocktail menu.


Red Velvet Cupcakery
675 E Street, NW
(202) 347-7895
redvelvetcupcakery.com

Our staff consists of trained pastry chefs who infuse their artistry to each cupcake. We believe in raising the standard by which people judge the quality of their food, in particular, cupcakes. Because of this conviction, we use only the highest quality ingredients available on the world stage and believe in supporting the community that has supported us. We use local dairy and other ingredients that are harvested from local area farms as much as possible. We also minimize waste by donating our leftover cupcakes to area shelters and nonprofit organizations.


Social Reform Kitchen & Bar/ Private Caucus Rooms
(formerly known as The Caucus Room)
401 9th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 393-1300
www.socialreformbar.com

Conveniently just around the corner from the theatres of the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Private Caucus Rooms/Social Reform Kitchen and Bar has been called a “monument to fine dining” and a veritable who’s who of politics, business and dining in D.C. Enjoy savory hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood flown in daily and a selection of fine wines. Six private dining rooms are available for meeting/events up to 300 people. Open M-F for lunch, M-Sat. for dinner.


Teaism
400 8th Street NW
(202) 638-6010
teaism.com

Featuring loose leaf tea from around the world, Teaism is a casual restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner just blocks from the Shakespeare Theatre Company. Our mission – to prepare healthy, wholesome food for active people!


Restaurants Open before and after Performances

Asia Nine
915 E Street NW
Reserve Online
(202) 629-4355
asianine.com

Asia Nine’s Pan-Asian Cuisine and design draws inspiration from different Asian cultures. Jewel tones and rich woods envelop guests with a warm and exotic atmosphere.


Carmine's
425 7th Street NW
Reserve Online
(202) 737-7770
carminesnyc.com

Carmine’s has been serving Southern Italian cuisine in large family style portions for over 20 years. With more than 700 seats and 9 private dining rooms, steps away from both of STC’s theatre venues. You must experience the family-style feast that makes Carmine’s legendary for its value.

Pre-Theatre Menu


Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
900 F Street, NW
Reserve Online
(202) 783-5454
gordonbiersch.com

Fresh, hand crafted beer and premium made from scratch food…all served up in a friendly and fun atmosphere – that’s what the Gordon Biersch experience is all about.


FUEL
600 F St NW
(202) 547-3835
www.fuelpizza.com/


FUEL pizza got jump started in 1998 by a few guys from New York that craved really good pizza but couldn’t find a slice anywhere in Charlotte. They needed REAL pizza made with the finest mozzarella, vine-ripened tomatoes and the highest-quality fresh ingredients. Unable to find the perfect pizza, they decided to do it themselves. Fortunately, they found a funky 1930′s gas station on Central Avenue and FUEL Pizza was born. FUEL is powered by an energetic team of hard-workers that deliver REAL Pizza, Perfect Wings, Fresh Salads and Tasty Sandwiches to all of our guests.


Jaleo
480 7th Street NW
Reserve Online
(202) 628-7949
jaleo.com

Jaleo invites you to explore the spirit and cuisine of Spain. Under the direction of award-winning chef Jose Andres, Jaleo offers an impressive assortment of tapas, the traditional small dishes of Spain, as well as savory paellas, superb sangria and a fine selection of Spanish wines.


Oyamel
401 7th Street NW
Reserve Online
(202) 628-1005
oyamel.com

Drawing on pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern traditions, Oyamel’s menu reflects rich culinary heritage combined with current urban fare of Mexico City. The menu offers antojitos, traditional Mexican snacks or small plates, along with authentic tacos and ceviches. Superior margaritas headline an impressive cocktail menu.


Pitango Gelato
413 7th Street, NW
(202) 332-8877
pitangogelato.com

We guarantee the best gelato and sorbet you will ever taste.


Red Velvet Cupcakery
675 E Street, NW
(202) 347-7895
redvelvetcupcakery.com

Our staff consists of trained pastry chefs who infuse their artistry to each cupcake. We believe in raising the standard by which people judge the quality of their food, in particular, cupcakes. Because of this conviction, we use only the highest quality ingredients available on the world stage and believe in supporting the community that has supported us. We use local dairy and other ingredients that are harvested from local area farms as much as possible. We also minimize waste by donating our leftover cupcakes to area shelters and nonprofit organizations.


Rosa Mexicano
575 7th Street, NW
RESERVE ONLINE
202-783-5522
www.rosamexicano.com

Upscale, modern and authentic Mexican cuisine dedicated to delivering the best service and service around the country.


Russia House Restaurant and Lounge
1800 Connecticut Avenue, NW
RESERVE ONLINE
202.234.9433
www.russiahouselounge.com

The Russia House is a uniquely warm and authentic dining experience located on the corner of Connecticut and Florida in the DuPont Circle neighborhood. Reminiscent of the era of the Tsars, our Russian-European elegance is the perfect place for a meeting of 10 or a reception of 400. Our menu features a Russian-infused intercontinental cuisine that will please every palate. Pairing nouveau-traditional entrees such as Beef Stroganoff and Chicken Kiev with rare bottles of wine from Armenia, Georgia, and Moldova.


SEI
444 7th Street NW
RESERVE ONLINE
202.783.7007
www.seirestaurant.com

Modern Asian cuisine from award winning Sushi Master Noriaki Yasutake and Chef Avinesh Rana. The intimate space, located next to the Landsburgh Theater, features seating for 70, sushi bar seating 10 and a cozy lounge area. Yasutake & Rana offers their modern spin on traditional sushi, specialty rolls and Asian fare. An extensive half bottle sake list has been specially selected by sommelier, Andrew Stover.


Zaytinya
701 9th Street NW
Reserve Online
(202) 638-0800
zaytinya.com

D.C.’s Hottest Bar Scene of 2007 (according to the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington) tops any list for the best downtown dining. Its fresh, open atmosphere paired with an innovative mezze menu inspired by Turkish, Lebanese and Greek cuisine is an unbeatable combination.


Are you a restaurant interested in partnering with the Shakespeare Theatre Company? Contact Noreen Major at CorpSTC@ShakespeareTheatre.org or call 202.547.3230.