“Forget the chopsticks and think new high-rises, a thousand restaurants, hockey, basketball and Lady Gaga concerts! I love dining al fresco in the courtyard at Poste - stunning and very DC! It's chic to live in Chinatown!”
Discover Chinatown In Washington, DC
Once a small, historic neighborhood east of downtown that bustled with ethnic restaurants,
Chic Downtown Living In Chinatown
Still known for its annual Chinese New Year festival and the Friendship Arch, a Chinese gate built over H Street at 7th Street, is what attracts residents and visitors these days is the influx of new restaurants, shops, cultural centers and entertainment venues contained in the many old landmarks that have been restored and repurposed with magnificent outcomes.
The Verizon Center, a new sports and entertainment arena, is home to the Nationals hockey team, the Wizards men’s professional basketball team and the Mystics women’s professional basketball team.
Across 7th Street, the Old Patent Office Building houses two of the Smithsonian Museums — The National Portrait Gallery and the American Art Museum with a newly
From Breakfast To Late Night Drinks - It's All In Chinatown
Chinatown has a bustling nightlife and shopping scene that includes high-end restaurants and department stores. National chains including Ann Taylor,
- Full Kee
- Daikaya (Amazing Ramen)
- Pho D.C.
Located along H and I Streets between 5th and 8th Streets, Northwest, Chinatown is easily accessible by Metro or foot from downtown Washington. The neighborhood is served by the Gallery Place-Chinatown station of the Washington Metro.