Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC
Filter Coffeehouse & Espresso Bar is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC.

1. Filter Coffeehouse & Espresso Bar

8.8
1916 I St NW, Washington, D.C.
Coffee Shop · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 37 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Go for an artisan lattes (expertly poured with foam designs like leafs and such)...

Founding Farmers is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC.

2. Founding Farmers

9.2
1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW (20th St NW), Washington, D.C.
New American Restaurant · George Washington University · 735 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Start your day on a high note--like, falsetto high--with a breakfast of fried chicken and waffles.

GWU University Yard is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC.

3. GWU University Yard

9.2
2000 H St NW (btwn 20th St NW & 21st St NW), Washington, D.C.
College Quad · George Washington University · 4 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: A nice place to sit and catch up on crucial reading...load up on knowledge by scoping all the essentials: GQ, Roll Call, Tiger Beat, and Politico.

Lincoln Memorial is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC.

4. Lincoln Memorial

9.6
2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW (btwn Constitution Ave NW & Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
Monument / Landmark · Southwest Washington · 425 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Cruise around the memorial and reflecting pool scoping as much tourist talent as humanly possible.

West Potomac Park is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC.

5. West Potomac Park

8.9
Constitution Ave (btwn Ohio Dr & 17th St), Washington, D.C.
Park · Southwest Washington · 12 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Park it at the tidal basin. Do you ever daydream of dropping water balloons all over those pedal-boating dummies? No? Just us?

Boqueria is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC.

6. Boqueria

9.2
1837 M St NW (at 19th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Spanish Restaurant · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 117 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Try the fried quail's egg and chorizo on toast, shoulder of young lamb with plums and yogurt, and braised rabbit in squid ink. Read more.

JR Cigar is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC.

7. JR Cigar

8.4
1730 L St NW (Connecticut Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Smoke Shop · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 10 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Just the spot to pick up a few stogies.

Stoney's Restaurant is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC.

8. Stoney's Restaurant

7.8
1433 P St NW (at 15th St NW), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · Logan Circle - Shaw · 126 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: When the weather's nice, head to Stoney's patio for a beer and pretty people watching.

Vinoteca Wine Bar & Bistro is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC.

9. Vinoteca Wine Bar & Bistro

8.2
1940 11th St NW (at U St NW), Washington, D.C.
Wine Bar · U-Street · 106 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: An excellent place to brunch en masse and drink bottomless mimosas. If weather permits, don’t forget about the back "plaza" featuring an old-world fountain'd, brick-enclosed bocce court. Read more.

The Coffee Bar is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC.

10. The Coffee Bar

9.1
1201 S St NW (at 12th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Coffee Shop · U-Street · 62 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: A go-to for a shot of espresso when you're looking for a caffeine fix.

El Centro D.F. 14th Street is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC.

11. El Centro D.F. 14th Street

8.4
1819 14th St NW (at Swann St NW), Washington, D.C.
Mexican Restaurant · U-Street · 141 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: The first floor houses the Taqueria, where sit-down or to-go options include tacos from the standardly mouth-watering (al pastor, carnitas) to the intriguing (beef tongue, grilled nopal cactus). Read more.

Garden District is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: DC.

12. Garden District

9.1
1801 14th St NW (at S St NW), Washington, D.C.
Beer Garden · U-Street · 84 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: This pork 'n beer stop's fronted by a picnic table-laden mini beer garden, and anchored by a small indoor bar pouring Bavarian liters. Read more.