Where to Eat

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.

Curious for what’s in store for spring 2024? We invite you to sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Instagram for all Cherry Picks updates! 

Truluck’s Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab

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

ÈL BEBE

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Big, bold flavors and authentic preparation with a little of our homegrown flavor thrown in the mix to make it our own. ÈL BEBE is a tribute to those who work hard and deserve all the tacos and tequila they can handle.




Hard Rock Cafe

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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®.

Trulucks

Big, bold flavors and authentic preparation with a little of our homegrown flavor thrown in the mix to make it our own. ÈL BEBE is a tribute to those who work hard and deserve all the tacos and tequila they can handle.

 

 

 

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 CHERRY PICKS DECADENT DESSERTS

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

Article One – American Grill – American – 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20001

Bartaco– Taco Restaurant- 1025 5th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

China Chilcano – Peruvian – 418 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20004

Clydes of Gallery Place- American Restaurant- 707 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Cranes – Spanish-Japanese – 724 9th St NW, Washington, DC, 20001

Cure Bar & Bistro – Modern French Restaurant- 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar- Restaurant & Bar – 801 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Dirty Habit – Global/International – 555 8th St. NW, Washington, DC 20004

Edgar Bar + Kitchen – Restaurant – 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Estuary – Seafood – Washington, DC 20001950 New York Ave NW

Fig & Olive – Mediterranean – 934 Palmer Alley NW, Washington, DC 20001

Georgia Brown’s – American Restaurant – 950 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

The Hamilton– American Restaurant- 600 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Hard Rock Cafe – American – 999 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20004

Jaleo – Spanish – 480 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20004

Luke’s Lobster – Seafood – 624 E St. NW

Luke’s Lobster – Seafood – 800 17th St. NW, Washington D.C. 20006

Old Ebbit Grill – American Restaurant- 675 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Oyamel – Mexican – 401 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20004

RASA– Modern Indian – 485 K Street NW, Washington, D.C, 20001

Seven Reasons – Latin American Restaurant – 931 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Truluck’s Ocean’s Finest Seafood & Crab – Seafood – Washington, DC 20001, 700 K St. NW, Suite 70

Zaytinya – Mediterranean – 701 9th 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.

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