The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips
Art and Soul is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

1. Art and Soul

7.6
415 New Jersey Ave NW (btwn D & E Sts. NW), Washington, D.C.
Southern Food Restaurant · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 106 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Do yourself a favor and try Art Smith’s decadent modern take on fried chicken. It’s just like mom used to make (if mom was on Top Chef and served as Oprah’s personal chef).

The Liaison Capitol Hill is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

2. The Liaison Capitol Hill

415 New Jersey Ave NW (btwn D & E St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Hotel · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 61 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: During summer months, head up to the roof for poolside yoga, a cold cocktail or a refreshing dip. It’s heavenly.

3. National Air and Space Museum

9.2
6th St. (Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
Science Museum · Southwest Washington · 638 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Get up-close and personal with the Enola Gay and the Apollo 11 command module. The National Air and Space Museum is inspiring for kids of all ages.

Ben's Chili Bowl is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

4. Ben's Chili Bowl

8.3
1213 U St NW, Washington, D.C.
Hot Dog Joint · U-Street · 386 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Try Bill Cosby’s Original Chili Half Smoke – trust us! P.S. Did you know Ben’s will ship food to all 50 states? Spread the chili love!

Chinatown is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

5. Chinatown

Washington, D.C.
Neighborhood · 35 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: A trip to Chinatown isn’t complete without walking under the elaborate Friendship Archway on H St. NW. Afterwards, take in an exciting game at the nearby Verizon Center.

Washington Monument is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

6. Washington Monument

9.4
2 15th St NW (btwn Constitution Ave NW & Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
Monument · Southwest Washington · 344 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: You can walk the 896 steps to the observation level, but we’ll take the elevator. Once at the top enjoy an unrivaled view of the Capitol and beyond.

Georgetown is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

7. Georgetown

Washington, D.C.
Neighborhood · 96 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: It’s much more than just a college town! Check out the awesome shopping on M St. NW, and don’t miss the infamous Exorcist steps at the end of 36th Street NW.

National Mall is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

8. National Mall

9.4
Constitution & Independence Ave (btwn 1st & 17th St), Washington, D.C.
Plaza · Northwest Washington · 269 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: No DC trip is complete without a stop at the National Mall. It’s perfect for a mellow picnic, and you never know what events might be going on there, too!

Eastern Market is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

9. Eastern Market

9.1
225 7th St SE (at North Carolina Ave. SE), Washington, D.C.
Farmers Market · Capitol Hill · 143 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: The Eastern Market has much more to offer than just fresh produce: be sure to check out the handmade jewelry, crafts, and antiques, too!

The Liaison Capitol Hill is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

10. The Liaison Capitol Hill

415 New Jersey Ave NW (btwn D & E St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Hotel · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 61 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Need to unwind? Head to the Lobby during Comfort Hour to test out new products, play a little Wii, and tell us what would make your stay even better.

Bistro Bis is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

11. Bistro Bis

6.9
15 E St NW (at North Capitol St NW), Washington, D.C.
French Restaurant · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 42 tips and reviews

Washingtonian MagazineWashingtonian Magazine: A good onion soup is hard to find—but not if you’re eating here. What to get: Endive salad with blue cheese; steamed mussels in saffron broth; steak frites; steak tartare; apple tart with Calvados.

Johnny's Half Shell is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

12. Johnny's Half Shell

400 N Capitol St NW (at E St NW), Washington, D.C.
Seafood Restaurant · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 33 tips and reviews

Washingtonian MagazineWashingtonian Magazine: In summer, don’t miss the barbecue crabs served on the patio, accompanied by live jazz.

Charlie Palmer Steak is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

13. Charlie Palmer Steak

8.4
101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Steakhouse · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 51 tips and reviews

M Squared Real EstateM Squared Real Estate: The views are fantastic. Don't worry if you don't like steak, as this is an all-around outstanding restaurant, with a variety of excellent American dishes.

The Source by Wolfgang Puck is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

14. The Source by Wolfgang Puck

575 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Asian Restaurant · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 88 tips and reviews
Cafe Berlin On Capitol Hill is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

15. Cafe Berlin On Capitol Hill

8.5
322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, D.C.
German Restaurant · Capitol Hill · 24 tips and reviews

Christopher B.Christopher Boesen: A sunny afternoon on the patio with a hefeweizen or a good German pils is as close to gemütlichkeit as you will get in Washington.

Graffiato is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

16. Graffiato

707 6th St NW (btwn G & H St NW), Washington, D.C.
Italian Restaurant · Chinatown · 189 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Beyond the handmade pastas and artisanal pizzas, Graffiato has a ham bar, prosecco on tap and, of course, that famous pepperoni sauce from his stint on Top Chef: All Stars. [Eater 38 Member]

Daikaya is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

17. Daikaya

8.5
705 6th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Ramen Restaurant · Chinatown · 284 tips and reviews
201 Bar is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

18. 201 Bar

201 Massachusetts Ave NE (btw D & E St NE), Washington, D.C.
Gastropub · Capitol Hill · 25 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Just one block past Union Station, The 201 Bar, formerly Lounge 201, re-opened in September 2012 and now features a "modern tavern" feel.

Union Pub is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

19. Union Pub

6.4
201 Massachusetts Ave NE (2nd & D st NE), Washington, D.C.
Pub · Capitol Hill · 78 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: If you’re a sports fan, you’ll definitely enjoy Union Pub. Sit down and relax at this neighborhood bar while you catch the game on TV.

Dubliner Restaurant & Pub is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

20. Dubliner Restaurant & Pub

7.6
4 F St NW (at Massachusetts Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Irish Pub · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 69 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: It’s like Ireland just two blocks away. Visit the Irish pub with live entertainment seven nights a week.

Tel'Veh Cafe and Wine Bar is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

21. Tel'Veh Cafe and Wine Bar

401 Massachusetts Ave NW (4th), Washington, D.C.
Wine Bar · Mount Vernon Square · 17 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: A 15 minute walk from The Liaison, Tel’Veh hosts a bar featuring a rotating list of international wines available by the bottle and glass.

Sixth Engine is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

22. Sixth Engine

438 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 56 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Located two blocks from The Verizon Center, Sixth Engine combines modern interpretations of classic American fare, nestled in the historic ambiance of DC's oldest firehouse.

Redline is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

23. Redline

707 G St NW (btwn 7th & 8th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Sports Bar · Chinatown · 95 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Right across from the Verizon Center, redline offers a 130-seat sportspub and an 86-seat restaurant presenting "American cuisine with a French flair".

Proof is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

24. Proof

775 G St NW (at 8th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Wine Bar · Chinatown · 106 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: In the heart of Chinatown, Proof lives by the motto, “Food is the focus. Wine is the passion.”

Mandu is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

25. Mandu

7.6
453 K St NW (btwn 4th & 5th St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Korean Restaurant · Mount Vernon Square · 54 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: If you love Asian food and are feeling adventurous, stop by to sip creative cocktails that are refreshingly unique, and sample a repertoire of homestyle Korean dishes.

United States Capitol is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

26. United States Capitol

Capitol Cir (at E Capitol St), Washington, D.C.
Capitol Building · Northwest Washington · 204 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Visit the landmark where laws are made, located just one block from the hotel. This major national landmark is not to be missed. Tours are conducted from 8:50 AM to 3:20 PM Monday through Saturday.

Newseum is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

27. Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 6th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Museum · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 307 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: The 250,000-square-foot museum offers visitors a cutting-edge experience, blending news history with up-to-the-minute technology and interactive exhibits.

Smithsonian Institution National Postal Museum is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

28. Smithsonian Institution National Postal Museum

8.5
2 Massachusetts Ave NE (North Capitol St NE), Washington, D.C.
History Museum · NoMa · 62 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Located right next to Union Station, this hidden gem features exhibits of stamps and philatelic objects, antiquated mail carrying vehicles and other artifacts from the history of our postal system.

National Building Museum is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

29. National Building Museum

8.0
401 F St NW (at 5th St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Museum · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 108 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Less than a 10 minute walk from The Liaison, this museum allows you to channel your inner architect, highlighting design, engineering, construction, urban planning, and of course, architecture.

National Gallery of Art is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

30. National Gallery of Art

9.5
6th St and Constitution Ave NW (at Constitution Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Art Museum · Northwest Washington · 154 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Located on the National Mall, The National Gallery is one of the finest art collections in the world. Its works include painting, sculpture, and graphic arts from the Middle Ages to the present.

United States Botanic Garden is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

31. United States Botanic Garden

8.9
100 Maryland Ave SW (Independence Ave), Washington, D.C.
Botanical Garden · Southwest Washington · 111 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Located on the Capitol Grounds, the Botanic Garden features a variety of living exhibits and seasonal installments with environmental and educational features in the National Garden.

National Archives and Records Administration is one of The Liaison Capitol Hill's Local Tips.

32. National Archives and Records Administration

8.6
700 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 7th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Museum · Federal Triangle · 150 tips and reviews

Affinia Hotel CollectionAffinia Hotel Collection: Also known as “Archives 1,” the National Archives Building houses textual and microfilm records relating to Congress, maritime manner, genealogy, and the District of Columbia itself!