Baja Fresh

DC waterfront dining at Baja Fresh

In August 1990, Baja Fresh® Mexican Grill opened its first restaurant featuring all-fresh, traditional fire-grilled Mexican favorites. Like many who grew up on fast food, we realized that it was time for something else, something different and something FRESH. Baja Fresh continues to be passionate about serving the freshest and VIEW MORE INFO

Belvedere Lobby Bar

DC waterfront dining at Belvedere Lobby Bar

This sophisticated Lobby Bar offers a bird’s-eye view of our dramatic two-acre atrium, and the most magical sunsets over the Potomac River. Enjoy our seasonal cocktails, beer, champagne or wine or enjoy a light bite with cheese platters and fresh sushi. Located just off the main lobby at Gaylord National, VIEW MORE INFO

Ben & Jerry’s

DC waterfront dining at Ben & Jerry's

Ben & Jerry’s produces a wide variety of super-premium ice cream and ice cream novelties. And now Vermont’s famous ice creamer makes National Harbor a little sweeter with everyone’s favorite flavors, including Cherry Garcia, Phish Food, and New York Super Fudge Chunk just to name a few. Mon-Thurs: 10am-11pm Fri-Sun: VIEW MORE INFO

Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Bar

DC waterfront dining at Bobby McKey's

The two story venue which has a capacity to host up to 450 persons can be tailored to meet your important needs and the ability to accommodate parties and budgets of all sizes. Because we are designed as a live music venue, we can provide your special event with our VIEW MORE INFO

Bond 45

DC waterfront dining at Bond 45

A New York, Italian Steak and Seafood House travels from the city that never sleeps to the spectacular National Harbor! Prohibition Bar with cocktails served in antique tea-cups! International wine list. Imported and domestic beers on tap and by the bottle. Mozzarella and Prosciutto Bar featuring four different, imported, domestic VIEW MORE INFO

Cadillac Ranch

DC waterfront dining at Cadillac Ranch

Cadillac Ranch is a premier All-American Bar and Grill open for lunch, dinner, and late night fun. Offering the best country rock, and party hits and the baddest mechanical bull in town, Cadillac Ranch is the perfect place to let yourself go. Plus, cheer on your favorite team on multiple VIEW MORE INFO

Crab Cake Cafe – NOW OPEN


  “Local Flavors …Twisted” Located at 140 National Plaza. Locally owned and operated, Crab Cake Café offers one-of-a-kind all lump crab meat, no filler (ever!) crab cakes, fresh seafood salads, or piping hot Chesapeake inspired soups.

Elevation Burger

DC waterfront dining at Elevation Burger

Elevation Burger is more than a restaurant; it is a vision for fresh food that is better for you and better for the environment; it is a vision for food that has real flavor; it is a vision for beef that comes from organically raised, grass-fed, free-range cows and fresh-cut VIEW MORE INFO

Fiorella Trattoria & Pizzeria

DC waterfront dining at Fiorella Trattoria & Pizzeria

The Fireman Hospitality Group is thrilled to present Fiorella Pizzeria E Caffe. Designed and actually built in Italy, this full service, upscale pizzeria features over 30 very thin crust pizzas, calzones and entrees, as well as Italian and international wines and beers. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a VIEW MORE INFO

Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats


    Goodies, a 1950’s inspired gourmet bakery and soda-fountain, offers made from scratch comfort treats.  We serve our old-fashioned goodies including Wisconsin style frozen custard, donuts, cobblers, and cookies. Open daily 11am-7pm (*hours subject to change) FIND US ON FACEBOOK FIND US ON TWITTER

Grace’s Mandarin

DC waterfront dining at Grace's Mandarin

East meets west in a sensual fusion of tastes at Grace’s Mandarin. Pan Asian flavors come together to arouse your taste buds in a casual, elegant atmosphere with views of the Potomac River from every table. Enjoy the sushi bar or the intimate lounge featuring stylish cocktails, an expansive selection VIEW MORE INFO

Harrington’s Pub & Kitchen

DC waterfront dining at Harrington's Pub & Kitchen

Harrington’s Pub and Kitchen is a traditional Irish Pub, complete with lively Irish music and a contemporary Irish menu. Our décor and friendly staff are reminiscent of the best pubs in Ireland. Our space is perfect for a casual pint or dinner, or a large gathering of friends or co-workers. VIEW MORE INFO

McCormick & Schmick’s

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McCormick & Schmick’s is Washington D.C.’s fresh seafood authority. It’s the original home of the $1.95 Happy Hour, offering hand-shaken cocktails, fresh squeezed juices and an impressive wine list. Bringing the freshest seafood to National Harbor, the menu at McCormick & Schmick’s is printed twice daily and features more than VIEW MORE INFO


DC waterfront dining at McDonald's

Now open next to the Sunco in North Cove at the entrance to National Harbor. Since 1955, we’ve been proud to serve the world some of its favorite food. And along the way, we’ve managed not just to live history, but create it:  from drive-thru restaurants to Chicken McNuggets to VIEW MORE INFO

McLoone’s Pier House

DC waterfront dining at McLoone's Pier House

Whether you’re looking for a casual lunch or desiring a fancy dining experience, McLoone’s Pier House provides something for everyone. From fresh salads and mouthwatering burgers to steaks and seafood – you’ll have a hard time choosing. McLoone’s Pier House has made quite a name for itself around the Jersey VIEW MORE INFO

Nando’s Peri-Peri

DC waterfront dining at Nandos Peri-Peri

Nando’s Peri-Peri is the home of Portuguese flame-grilled Peri-Peri Chicken. Our Chickens are: • Only the freshest, and never frozen • Marinated for 24 hours in our natural Peri-Peri sauce • Grilled to order over an open flame to reduce fat content • Basted to your taste to control the VIEW MORE INFO

National Pastime Bar & Grill

DC waterfront dining at National Pastime

Kick back with friends and family at our cutting-edge sports bar – complete with the area’s largest 30-foot wide HDTV screen. Enjoy two large bars and a full-service dining room serving wings, burgers, salads, sandwiches and much more. Located in the Lower Atrium at Gaylord National. Sun-Mon: 11am-Midnight Tues-Sat: 11:30am-Midnight VIEW MORE INFO

Old Hickory Steakhouse

DC waterfront dining at Old Hickory Steakhouse

For the finest in sophisticated dining, treat yourself to Old Hickory Steakhouse, where we make dinner a truly unforgettable experience. Enjoy Harris Ranch premium beef, artisanal cheeses from our cheese cave, hand crafted cocktails and a cigar terrace. Located on the Lobby Level of Gaylord National. Mon-Sat: 5:30pm-10pm Sun: 5:30pm-9pm VIEW MORE INFO

Pienza Italian Market

DC waterfront dining at Pienza Italian Market

Discover how delicious buffet dining can be at Pienza. Open for breakfast, lunch and Sunday Brunch, Pienza offers something for every taste, making this a favorite among the southern DC waterfront restaurants at National Harbor. Enjoy a variety of favorites, including pastries, eggs, salads, cheeses and desserts. Sunday Brunch also VIEW MORE INFO


DC waterfront dining at Pinkberry

Pinkberry is the company that has reinvented the way frozen yogurt is enjoyed. The National Harbor Pinkberry will be the very first Pinkberry location in the state of Maryland! Our Swirly Goodness is made with 100% real, non-fat ingredients and topped with fresh, premium toppings. With every visit to Pinkberry VIEW MORE INFO

Pose Ultra Lounge

DC waterfront dining at Pose Ultra Lounge

Come and heat up the night with hand-crafted cocktails and nightly entertainment at Gaylord National’s in-house ultra lounge! This unique lounge that offers dramatic vistas of the nation’s capital viewed through 18-foot, floor-to-ceiling windows is National Harbor’s most exclusive place to find your pose; a chic option among National Harbor’s VIEW MORE INFO

Potbelly Sandwich Works

DC waterfront dining at Potbelly Sandwich Works

Potbelly Sandwich Works is a unique neighborhood sandwich joint with toasty-warm, made-to-order sandwiches and extra-thick, hand-dipped shakes, refreshingly quick service, and a genuine fun-filled atmosphere complete with live music. While all stores are unique, each holds the same charm.  A great addition to the collection of southern DC waterfront restaurants at VIEW MORE INFO

Potomac Gourmet Market

Potomac Gourmet Market for DC waterfront dining

This southern DC waterfront restaurant is a fun, swanky little market featuring a full wine and beer department, including a build your own 6-pack single beer section featuring a wide variety of craft brews. Choose from a great selection of gourmet cheeses, spreads and aged meats as well as your VIEW MORE INFO

Public House

DC waterfront dining at Public House

Public House is home to quality American cuisine and exciting entertainment presented in an upscale bar environment, among the southern DC waterfront restaurants found at National Harbor. Classic but unique fare features dazzling sandwiches, scrumptious entrees, and stylish cocktails and drinks. Public House offers a sophisticated twist on the traditional VIEW MORE INFO

Redstone American Grill


NOW OPEN! Spirited, Rugged, and Romantic, Redstone is committed to uncompromising food and service. Upscale, casual dining featuring steak, chicken, pork and fish cooked on a wood fired grill.     Phone: (301) 839.3330 Fax: (301) 839.3338 Email: nationalharbor@redstonegrill.com Mon-Thu: 11 am – 11 pm Fri: 11 am – 12 am VIEW MORE INFO

Rosa Mexicano

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Rosa Mexicano serves authentic, Mexican cuisine using the finest ingredients, traditional cooking techniques, and regional Mexican recipes bursting with flavor! Signature items include the Guacamole en Molcajete – which is prepared tableside – and the frozen Pomegranate Margarita. The fun, festive, and stylish atmosphere of the restaurant is perfect for VIEW MORE INFO


DC waterfront dining at Sauciety

An American grill among southern DC waterfront restaurants, with a culinary twist that builds off of a high-quality regional cuisine, and then focuses on a variety of unique and flavorful sauces, spreads, dips, and chutneys that you are able to select from to customize each course of your meal.


Dc waterfront dining at Subway

With a mixture of fresh ingredients, a whole lot of customer service, and a dash of innovation, SUBWAY, the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain with more than 34,000 locations around the world, continues to be the leader of providing nutritious and delicious sandwiches the whole family will love. Enjoy a VIEW MORE INFO

Thai Pavillion

DC waterfront dining at Thai Pavilion

For authentic hand made Thai cuisine, visit this standout among southern DC waterfront restaurants. Simply the best Thai food around. Check us out on Trip Advisor and see. Sun-Thurs: 11:30am-10:30pm Fri-Sat: 11:30am-11:00pm FIND US ON FACEBOOK

The Cocoa Bean

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Sit and enjoy a tranquil moment at Gaylord National’s quick-stop eatery among National Harbor’s southern DC waterfront restaurants, or grab your joe to go. Enjoy premium coffee drinks, fresh bakery items and gourmet sandwiches at our signature coffee bar. Now proudly serving Starbucks® Located in the Lower Atrium. Sun-Mon: 5am-10pm Tues-Sat: VIEW MORE INFO

The Tasting Room

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Join us for a new concept in wine-tasting among southern DC waterfront restaurants! We are a wine bar and retail wine shop operated by John Kent Cooke’s Boxwood Estate Winery.  We offer 36 wines in our state of the art tasting machines as well as offer red, white, sparkling and dessert VIEW MORE INFO

The Walrus Oyster and Ale House – NOW OPEN


    Officially named The Walrus Oyster & Ale House inspired by the Lewis Carroll poem The Walrus and The Carpenter, the restaurant will offer local, moderately priced, eastern shore style seafood and a vibrant oyster bar. Count on The Walrus “fun” factor to compliment the food with an oversized, VIEW MORE INFO