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Under $100: Barracks Row, Washington, D.C.

by Allie Moore

Sep 16, 2019

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Destinations / North America

Eighth Street Southeast in Washington, D.C., is also called Barracks Row due to the location of the Marine Barracks at the south end of the street, the oldest active post in the Marine Corps. But since its installment by President Thomas Jefferson, the street that runs north from Pennsylvania Avenue south to Navy Yard and the Anacostia River has come into its own and is now a hot spot for less-crowded dining options compared with other areas of the city.

 

Pop into District Doughnut — where the doughnuts have been ranked the best in D.C. four years in a row — for a sugary start to your journey along 8th Street, with a side of coffee.

 

Next, acquire a few picnic essentials from Yes! Organic Market and DCanter wine boutique for an outdoor meal at The Yards Park. Although about a 15-minute walk from Barracks Row, the riverside park is the perfect place for a tranquil afternoon before heading back to 8th Street for dinner and drinks.

 

Book a table for dinner at Cava Mezze, a Greek tapas restaurant and a D.C. favorite with a handful of locations throughout the region. After a few small bites, head a couple doors down to Rose’s Luxury for a cocktail or glass of whiskey, or stop in at Lola’s for a low-key game of pool and a few pints.

 

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