Why not spend the first night in your new place ordering in some food, and raising a toast to your apartment? Leave the unpacking till the next day! There are a ton of delicious restaurants that offer food delivery in D.C. with new eateries opening constantly. A taste of the city can also be experienced by checking out the city’s food truck scene, and the myriad of outdoor fresh food venues such as Union Market.If you stay with Blueground, each apartment has gorgeous dining areas, as well as modern, fully equipped kitchens when you are in the mood to cook from scratch. But if you’re not in the mood to clean up after, that’s not a problem! You can simply request cleaning services through the Guest App that is available to all Blueground tenants. You can also check out what’s happening in your area with the app’s neighborhood advice feature, where you’ll find spots like cool local coffee shops and grocery stores.
A range of global cuisine can be ordered from the best restaurants in D.C. For a taste of what’s available, check out our tops picks.
Home cooked Latin American food is on the menu at Taqueria Local in Downtown D.C. Their artisanal tacos are non-GMO gluten-free, with hearty fillings like chipotle chicken, slow-cooked beef and spicy Mexican sausage. Other flavors on the menu come in the form of ‘craft your own’ salads, burritos or rice bowls. They also serve Mexican beers, sangria, and homemade horchata. If you still have enough room left over for dessert, try the traditional Mexican popsicles or custard and caramel flan. Place an order for home delivery online with Caviar.
Tasty, authentic Greek food is on the menu at The Greek Spot. This family-owned, casual dining restaurant is located in bustling U Street Corridor neighborhood. It’s also open six days a week, for pick up or free delivery with their in-house bikers within 1.2 miles. If you live further afield you can order on Uber Eats or Caviar. The menu features many traditional Greek mezedes and light bites like souvlaki sticks, moussaka and spanakopita (spinach pie). Along with a range of pitas and sandwiches that come with grilled meat, cheese, and veggie fillings. You can also order larger platters that come with tzatziki sauce, green beans, and Greek salad. Sides include fries seasoned with their famous in-house seasoning and irresistible imported kalamata olives.
You can never really go wrong with Italian food, especially when you’re ordering in from RedRocks. Whether it’s the award-winning Neapolitan-style pizzas or delicious appetizers. Starters and sharing plates range from meatballs al forno to garlic knots with marinara sauce. The wood oven pizza options include roasted eggplant and classic pepperoni, with additional toppings. They also serve many green dishes, like shaved fennel salads and mixed greens with seared tuna. Order via Uber Eats or DoorDash.
A burger and a milkshake is the classic fast-food combo featured on the menu at Burger Tap & Shake in the waterside Foggy Bottom neighborhood. Their signature burgers include the Tejas topped with chili con carne, the Big Daddy with smoked bacon and buttermilk blue cheese, and the Haight-Ashbury with crispy falafel and feta. On the side, you can order sweet potato fries, onion rings, or fresh corn and bean salad. Their shake flavors range from decadently sweet Butterfingers, Twix, and Snickers to fruity tart cherry or strawberry. Order online with Uber Eats.
Thai street eats are featured on the menu at Imm Thai in the historic Logan Circle neighborhood. The reasonably priced starters include curry puffs and golden calamari. Main meals like the chef’s secret fried rice and spicy ramen noodle soup area among the most-ordered dishes. Their ‘Yum salads’ come with combos of julienned green papaya, homemade spicy lime dressing, minced chicken and more. While their wok dishes offer a kick with spicy basil sauce, broccoli with ginger and sweet and sour plates. Order online with Uber Eats or Caviar.
Triple B Fresh is a hip Korean restaurant in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Their specialties are bibimbap bowls and healthy bite-sized eats. The bibimbap bowls with all the classic Korean flavors are ‘build your own’ with a protein and topping of your choice. Other dishes like savory pancakes with seafood and scallions or tacos with kimchi are equally fresh and tasty. If you want to share a few dishes, the Kimbap rolls make the perfect finger food. Drinks are tangy, with Korean style citron and ginger teas sweetened with honey. Order via Grubhub, Seamless or Postmates.
Modern Israeli street food and quick bites are served at the award-winning Shouk restaurant. Located centrally near the National Mall, it’s a neighborhood that is also home to some of the best museums and galleries in D.C. All the food here is 100% plant-based and Kosher using whole fresh produce. Israeli-inspired pitas and bowls with rice, lentils and mixed greens come with fillings like oyster mushroom shawarma, eggplant patties, and veggie burgers. Sides and salads include polenta fries and beets with arugula and a pomegranate vinaigrette. Order online with DoorDash.
Ice cream delivery anyone? Order all-natural ice creams and sorbets in unique flavors from Ice Cream Jubilee. Located in the hip neighborhood of Navy Yard, the ice cream parlor features a menu of hand-made ice cream with cult flavors. Try the Thai iced tea and banana bourbon caramel, or honey lemon lavender and passionfruit guava sorbet. Seasonal flavors like sweet potato molasses candy often sell out fast. Ice creams are ordered by the pint, with the option to add on a set of cups or cones if you’re out and about. Order local delivery via Uber Eats or Postmates.