The Best Restaurants with Vegan Options in Washington DC

Washington D.C. might be best known for being home to politicians, but it’s also home to some amazing eats, especially vegan. The nation's capital has a lot of fancy, traditional restaurants, and when it comes to vegan eats, they don’t mess around. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the best spots with vegan options among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Find everything from plant-based, healthy foods to the not-so-healthy vegan comfort foods, and more!

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Restaurants:Jaleo DC, The Arsenal at Bluejacket, Sette Osteria - 14th St
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Spanish, Contemporary American, Italian
Neighborhoods:Penn Quarter, Navy Yard, Logan Circle
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Jaleo DC

$$$$·Spanish·
Penn Quarter
9,561 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Tapas

Jaleo is a Spanish Tapas restaurant that serves creative food with a wide array of spices and ingredients. The food showcases the spirit and flavors of Spain and the atmosphere is festive, stylish, an...

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Spanish in Washington, D.C. Area

The Arsenal at Bluejacket

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Navy Yard
957 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

The Arsenal is a part of Bluejacket Brewery and is a great place for folks to grab a beer and enjoy delicious food. The restaurant features a number of vegan offerings on the menu. The Seasonal Board ...

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Sette Osteria - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
567 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasion

This lively restaurant is located on 14th Street, one of D.C.'s most bustling streets. Sette Osteria has a laid-back vibe that is casual enough to drop in with a group last-minute for a great night ou...

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O-Ku - DC

$$$$·Sushi·
Washington
997 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies

Located in Union Market, O-Ku Sushi is a nightlife hotspot with multiple bars where you can grab a drink and socialize with your friends. They have two floors of seating in addition to a large roof de...

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Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
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Peacock Café

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Georgetown
1,615 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Lunch

Established in 1991, Peacock Cafe has been a favorite of residents for decades. They offer an eclectic menu with something for everyone and are also known for their fantastic service. They have a live...

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Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area

BlackSalt

$$$$·Seafood·
Palisades Northwest
6,219 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion

This seafood shop and dining room is an old favorite in the neighborhood. The kitchen focuses on fresh seafood and Italian pastas, but don't be turned away if you're vegan! You can order vegan dishes ...

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Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area

Ambar Capitol Hill

$$$$·Balkan Style·
Capitol Hill
3,617 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Brunch

Ambar pays special attention to all kinds of dietary restrictions, especially vegan. Come here to sample some of their standout plates, such as the silky baked beans with smoked paprika and braised co...

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Best Value in District of Columbia