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The 13 Best Lunch Spots In Georgetown, Washington

Updated: September 21, 2022

With gourmet sandwiches and homemade soups on every corner, there's no reason to skip lunch in Georgetown. We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Georgetown’s best lunches. Beat the midday munchies at these fantastic lunch venues!

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Chaia

Mexican, $, GeorgetownMexican, $Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Bandoola Bowl

Asian, $, GeorgetownAsian, $Washington, Georgetown
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0
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Falafel Inc

Middle Eastern, $, GeorgetownMiddle Eastern, $Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
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Green Almond Pantry

Mediterranean, GeorgetownMediterraneanWashington, Georgetown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

2622 Cafe

Tea & Coffee, GeorgetownTea & CoffeeWashington, Georgetown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

City Sliders

American, $$, GeorgetownAmerican, $$Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Dog Tag Bakery

Bakery, $$, GeorgetownBakery, $$Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Call Your Mother

Deli, $$, GeorgetownDeli, $$Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

90 Second Pizza

Pizza, $, GeorgetownPizza, $Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

il Canale

Italian, $$, GeorgetownItalian, $$Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
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Ristorante Piccolo

Italian, $$, GeorgetownItalian, $$Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Clyde's of Georgetown

American, $$, GeorgetownAmerican, $$Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Das Ethiopian

Ethiopian, $$, GeorgetownEthiopian, $$Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 16302 spots across Washington, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 518 lists and articles from the likes of Trip 101, Infatuation and Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at Trip 101 - 12 Casual Restaurants In Washington DC - Updated 2022, Infatuation - Where To Eat & Drink Around Nats Park and Hoodline - Explore the 4 most popular spots in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Recurring questions

The highest-rated places in Georgetown for lunch and cocktails are The Fountain Inn, The Tombs, and Reverie.

The highest-rated restaurants in Georgetown for boozy lunches are Filomena Ristorante, 1789 Restaurant, and Fiola Mare.

Chaia, Filomena Ristorante, and 1789 Restaurant are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick up meal in Georgetown.

Chaia, Filomena Ristorante, and 1789 Restaurant are lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Georgetown.

Chaia, Filomena Ristorante, and 1789 Restaurant are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for a quick lunch in Georgetown.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for Cilantro Chile Cooler with banh mi

    To elevate your banh mi experience, we recommend some Cilantro Chile Cooler to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.

  • Kabinett with your banh mi

    When considering how to best enjoy your banh mi, we would highlight how well a glass of Kabinett complements the dish as it cools the jalapeno with the sweetness of the wine.


  • The perfect match for your pork ribs with a barbecue rub

    When having pork ribs with a barbecue rub, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • The world record from The United States

    What happened in September of 2012 you ask? A giant hamburger was made which weighed 2,014 pounds!

  • What China drinks

    hot pot on the menu? A classic pairing is sour plum tea. It is made by smoking the plums.

  • A classic dish

    Throw some assortment of sliced ingredient in the mix with your hot pot from China for an authentic experience.

Parking information

Parking can be tough around Georgetown SpotHero is a digital parking reservation service that lets you pre-book a great parking spot.

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