WHERE TO EAT
SPRING ON THE FLAVOR WITH OUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTS
This Spring 2024, local restaurants across Washington, DC, and the surrounding areas will showcase their best springtime menu items through Cherry Picks in conjunction with the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington.
Delight in the ocean’s finest seafood and crab, remarkable cocktails and wines, a captivating ambiance, and the service you deserve. Your table is waiting.
CHECK OUT OUR FEATURED CHERRY PICK RESTAURANTS
Hard Rock Cafe
From the heart of our nation’s capital, Hard Rock Cafe is doing our patriotic duty by offering fresh, delicious American cuisine. Enjoy freshly prepared dishes like our Legendary® Burger, Rockin’ Wings, or Classic Nachos, all of which are made from scratch by the best chefs in the business. After dinner, browse our selection of historic memorabilia that adorns the walls or pick up a Hard Rock Cafe Washington DC t-shirt, collectible pin, or specialty glass at The Rock Shop®.
The 2023 Official National Cherry Blossom Festival Cocktail
This spring 2023, the House of Suntory and the National Cherry Blossom Festival collaborated to crown the best mixologist in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. This competition welcomed the essence of Japanese culture and featured the hand-crafted House of Suntory products with a cherry blossom twist.
Winner: Attila Czutor of SHŌTŌ, winner of the 2023 House of Suntory Cherry Blossom Cocktail Competition
2023 SPOTLIGHT CHERRY PICKS!
2023 CHERRY HUNT
Cherry Hunt is an interactive experience for communities and festival-goers to connect with local restaurants and taste spring like never before. During this highly anticipated month, locals, tourists, foodies, and more will scatter throughout DC and the surrounding areas and visit our selected Cherry Pick restaurants. They will try out new foods, interact with each other in real-time, and share springtime dishes and drinks.
2024 CHERRY PICKS BY NEIGHBORHOOD
Clydes of Gallery Place- American Restaurant- 707 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
2023 Neighborhood Guide
Wondering which neighborhood is the best fit for your Festival experience? Zoom in and peruse the labeled neighborhoods below to view their locations throughout a city in bloom.