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701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572
+1 202-638-0800
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (388 reviews)
“tapas” (274 reviews)
“lamb” (255 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
701 9th St NW, Edison Place, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

3 hits and 3 misses 3 hits: -we were able to secure a 7 pm reserve on a fri -super fresh pita bread and hummus, menu looked good. -great location and Lively environment 3 misses: -server, hector, had too many tables that he couldn’t monitor...More

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 3 days ago

No wonder this place is so popular, the food is simply wonderful. The pide or pita are so light and puffy a tiny breeze could send them aloft. The lamb chops were to die for and were the various mezzes (small sharable plates) which we...More

Thank No B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed our dinner here but the noise level was so loud it became uncomfortable. I sat on the banquette side of our two top table and sank so far down I felt like a toddler while eating. Communicating with our server was a challenge...More

Thank x7p3p
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This middle eastern outpost of Jose Andres’ local dynasty made a great late night, post theater stop. We got the $65 tasting menu and were overwhelmed by the quantity of food and value. It was simply too much food! The servers were generous and the...More

Thank scotts1020
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great mediterranean food options. Their portion sizes are small - so make sure to order more than one stuff (if you are ordering the fish dishes).

Thank MDP_Love_Traveling
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful corner location (set back) with great 1st impression as you walk through the doors. Friendly staff and good food/service. Be aware the prices seem low, however, the portions are very small. They get very busy but the diners are relaxed and you don't feel...More

Thank joeisle17
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined there by myself for lunch on a Monday. The place was hopping but there were plenty of available tables and counter spaces in the bar area, where I was able to seat myself. Beautiful, airy interior with huge windows and plenty of natural light....More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to 35 countries in my life but this is my number 1 pick. The food is phenomenal. The ambience breathtaking. The staff wonderful. The menu inspirational. Super high quality place!

Thank G_foodietravlr1212
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good Mediterranean restaurant! Interesting Tappas menu. Delicious cuisine. Great service. Recommend the Spanikopeta and the Bistek.

Thank BigPapiArturo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to Zaytinya for many years now and I love it, the food, the prices and the ambiance is very good. They also have very nice cocktails!

Thank Adriana H
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2 October 2017|
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Response from Janet F | Reviewed this property |
I think it is always best to check with the restaurant directly. They do have a wide range of choices so there are probably things they could recommend without modification and then you could also see how willing they are to... More
2 October 2017|
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Response from ZBerber | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they can !!! Just ask your waiter ....
6 May 2017|
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Response from r0ger | Reviewed this property |
O don't really know if they have a dress code but the night I went there everybody was kind of sharp. I didn't see anyone in T shirts. I suggest you call them first
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, 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
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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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