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The Kosher Restaurant Guide to Washington DC

While the Kosher food scene in Washington DC may seem limited compared to the bustling avenues of NYC or the sunny spots in Miami, the US capital city still boasts a diverse range of Kosher culinary delights. From hearty meaty burgers and street food to plant-based options and sweet treats, Washington DC covers all the basics for the Kosher eater. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, check out this comprehensive guide to Kosher dining options across different neighborhoods in the city.

This list does not, however, contain kosher listings in nearby suburbs of DC, including Silver Spring, Rockville, Bethesda, and beyond.

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Northwest Washington (NW)

Baked by Yael

  • Address: 3000 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
  • Fulfill your sweet & savory cravings at Baked by Yael, known for its colorful cake pops and hand-rolled bagels.
  • Hours: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 8 AM–4 PM
  • Certification: DCKosher

Oh Mama Grill DC

  • Address: 1829 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009
  • Dive into the flavors of the Mediterranean at Oh Mama Grill, featuring freshly prepared dishes served in a pita, laffa, or baguette.
  • Hours: Sun 11:30 AM–8 PM, Mon, Wed, Thu, Tue 11:30 AM–9:30 PM
  • Certification: Vaad Greater Washington

Char Bar

  • Address: 2142 L St NW, Washington, DC 20037
  • Char Bar offers a casual atmosphere where you can enjoy Kosher sandwiches, burgers, entrees, and drinks amid contemporary decor.
  • Hours: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Tue 12 PM–8:30 PM
  • Certification: Vaad Greater Washington

District Pickle at American University

  • Address: 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016
  • For changing details and hours, please visit their website for the most current information.
  • District Pickle Info
  • Certification: Star-K


  • Address: 1426 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007 and another location at 655 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001
  • Shouk offers a fast casual vegan Mediterranean dining experience that will delight any palate.
  • Hours: Daily 11 AM–8 PM
  • Certification: DCKosher

Zingers at GW Hillel

  • Address: Gewirz Hillel Center, 2300 H St NW, Washington, DC 20037
  • Enjoy small bites and sandwiches at reasonable prices at Zingers, located within the GW Hillel Center.
  • Visit Zingers
  • Certification: OU

DC Vegan

  • Address: 1633 P St NW, Washington, DC 20036
  • DC Vegan is not just a vegan delicatessen; it’s a restaurant, cheese shop, and bar, all rolled into one. Their catering service also stands out in the DC area.
  • Hours: Sun 10 AM–11 PM; Mon, Wed, Tue 11 AM–11 PM; Thu 11 AM–11 PM; Fri 11 AM–12 AM; Sat 10 AM–12 AM
  • Certification: BWKashrut

Central Washington (Downtown and Nearby)

PLNT Burger

  • Address: 967 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001 (Second floor of Whole Foods)
  • PLNT Burger specializes in customizable plant-based burgers, organic shakes, and more, all served up in a vibrant setting.
  • Hours: Daily 11 AM–10 PM
  • Certification: IKC


  • Address: 712 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
  • HipCityVeg is your go-to for vegan versions of classic burgers, chicken wraps, and shakes, all in a fast, counter-serve environment.
  • Hours: Sun, Mon, Wed 10 AM–9 PM; Thu, Fri, Sat 10 AM–2 AM
  • Certification: IKC

Bubbie’s Plant Burgers at Plant Food Lab

  • Address: 1829 M St NW # 100, Washington, DC 20036
  • Step into Bubbie’s for plant-based burgers, crispy fries, and classic soda pop.
  • Hours: Sun 11 AM–9 PM; Mon, Wed, Tue 11 AM–8:30 PM; Thu, Fri, Sat 11 AM–9 PM
  • Certification: DCKosher

Pow Pow

  • Address: 1250 I St NW #102, Washington, DC 20005 and another location at 1253 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002
  • Pow Pow redefines Asian cuisine with its plant-based, creative dishes, offering everything from hearty bowls to oversized egg rolls.
  • Hours: Daily 11:30 AM–9 PM
  • Certification: DCKosher

Krispy Kreme

  • Address #1: 1350 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
  • Address #2: 3100 14th St NW #102, Washington, DC 20010
  • Indulge in a variety of donut flavors and shapes, alongside coffee and frozen drinks at this longtime favorite chain.
  • Certification: KOA Kosher

Southeast DC

Char Bar Kosher Food Stand @ National Park

  • For Washington Nationals home games not on Friday night or Saturday.
  • Details here

This guide captures the essence of Kosher dining across Washington DC proper, ensuring that whether you’re craving something traditional or innovative, you have plenty of options to choose from. Enjoy exploring these culinary delights and savor the unique tastes that the city has to offer to the Kosher community.

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