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701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572 (G St.)
+1 202-638-0800
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Mon 11:30 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Mexico City, Mexico
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

we had dinner at zaytinya, we order the chef experience, it was good because we got to try different plates, we defenitly recommend to have a reservation because it is always full.

Thank marinalebo
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited Zaytinya on a busy Thursday, as a group of three and ordered 9-10 small plates and a great bottle of Greek wine. The Shellfish Quwarmah, Octopus Santorini, and Tatziki were all particular favorites, with the delicate seafood flavor really shining forth in the broth of the Quwarmah. We also thoroughly enjoyed the golden-roasted seasonal mushrooms, dotted with the sweetness... More 

Thank Katherine A. P
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely fantastic. We debated the chef experience tasting menu or just ordering a bunch. Ended up ordering a bunch and everything was amazing. Some of the highlights were the Brussels sprouts, the hummus w ground lamb, lamb shank, octopus santorini and the braised goat moussaka. I really don't think you can make a bad choice here no matter what you... More 

Thank Gcacia
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was amazing, ambiance and service were great. Good to go with groups, since you share multiple small dishes.

Thank Renata C
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197 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent modern, traditional with a unique twist, really tasty and flavorful. Pricey- small plates to be eaten tapas style. 25$ lunch special with 3 courses ans dessert is a good deal

Thank BostonBostonGirl
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

super recommend this restaurant. simply amazing food, service and ambiance and perfect for Vegan/vegetarian Diet :)

Thank nicaroxy1
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Good service good ambience Amazing veggie food. Cons: Chicken dish was very average. Not impressive at all. Expensive restaurant but worth the price

Thank Shishir B
Ashburn, Virginia
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97 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first time at Zaytinya and we attended for my wife's birthday. We made reservations and glad we did as the place was moderately busy for a Saturday afternoon. As one host began to seat us, we asked if we could be near the windows. He happily obliged, but his co-host who was going to take us to... More 

Thank Eduardo C
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food exciting thank goodness there is great food in Washington DC and usa creative modern slant on middle eastern Mediterranean flavours

Thank Raema F
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their lab is absolutely amazing. And their tapas are amazing as well. I have nothing but good things to say about this place it's across the national Gallery of art and so it's great to pop in to.

Thank andsanchez11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$32
Lebanese, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572
    (G St.)
  • Public Transportation: Gallery Place/Chinatown station. 9 th & G St exit on the red, green and yellow lines.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-638-0800
Zaytinya offers an innovative mezze menu inspired by Turkish, Greek and Lebanese cuisines, under the direction of renowned chef José Andrés, served up in a sleek and modern setting. Shared small plates, creative cocktails and unique Mediterranean wines make this spot one of DC’s top dining destinations.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?