Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site (Museum, Theatre, Petersen House) and the Center for Education and Leadership will be closed to the public on Friday, May 22, and Sunday, May 31. In addition, Tuesday, May 26 – Saturday, May 30, the museum and theatre will be closed to the public, while the Petersen House and Center for Education and Leadership will remain open.
There are a number of wonderful restaurants and hotels near Ford’s Theatre to suit every taste and budget.
As a benefit of membership at Ford’s Theatre, you will receive discounts to many of the local restaurants listed on this page. Click here to learn more about membership at Ford’s Theatre.
915 E Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Located just around the block from Ford’s Theatre, Asia Nine serves lunch and dinner, as well as a late-night brunch. This Nuevo Asian cuisine combines elements of traditional Japanese, Thai, Chinese and Vietnamese, just to name a few. Enjoy our signature entrees or sit back and indulge in our extensive sake menu, sushi bar, bar and lounge. For an exclusive coupon for Ford’s Theatre patrons, click here
Accepts AMEX, MasterCard, VISA.
518 10th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Bistro D'Oc is a casual French restaurant located across from Ford's Theatre, serving specialties from the Languedoc region of France and typical French bistro fare. Family-owned and operated, Bistro D’Oc is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, and also for Sunday brunch. All major credit cards accepted. Visit bistrodoc.com for more details.
City Tap House DC, located at 901 9th Street NW, in the bustling Penn Quarter neighborhood, boasts one of Washington DC's most extensive local, national, and international microbrew line ups. Complimented by our elevated regional American fare and a gourmet brick oven pizza menu, City Tap House DC offers guests a rustic, comfortable dining and bar setting adjacent to our spacious open kitchen.
Full service restaurant, bar, and seasonal patio service available seven days a week for brunch, lunch, dinner, happy hour, and late night dining. Multiple private areas and plenty of dining space can accommodate small and large groups alike, making City Tap House DC the perfect setting for any pre or post performance get together. Please call 202.733.5333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for booking information. All major credit cards accepted.
Clyde's of Gallery Place
707 7th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Clyde's Restaurant serves upscale American saloon food with an emphasis on fresh and seasonal ingredients.
900 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Fresh, handcrafted beer and premium made-from-scratch food, all served up in a friendly and fun atmosphere - that's what the Gordon Biersch experience is all about! We proudly serve a wide variety of American-style cuisine featuring bold, international flavors, our innovative menu has something for everyone. Our commitment to produce only the highest-quality and freshest products is also evident in the beer that we serve brewed on-premise. Conveniently located only 1 block from Ford's Theatre. Open daily 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and late night on weekends. All major credits cards accepted. Gordon Biersch offers great group dining options for a reduced cost. Click here to visit their group menu page.
999 E Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Located in our nation’s capital, Hard Rock Cafe opened its doors on January 1, 1990, and has been creating raving fans ever since! Conveniently located next to Ford’s Theatre and the FBI building and just a short walk from Metro Center, The White House, Capitol Hill and the Smithsonian Museums, Hard Rock Cafe is a perfect stop on your sightseeing adventure. Complete your tour of the city with an authentic rock-n-roll dining experience. Visit the Rock Shop, where you'll find everything from edgy new rock-n-roll garb and hot accessories to traditional favorites. Hard Rock Café also offers great group menu's at terrific prices. Click here to visit their group menu page.
Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
1110 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
LINCOLN Restaurant opened in Washington, DC in April 2011 with the mission to pay tribute to one of our country’s greatest presidents. LINCOLN features a seasonal menu that showcases simplistic market fresh dishes by Chef Demetrio Zavala crafted from fresh ingredients supplied by local farmers, daily seafood catches by local fisherman, and artisanal meat from ranchers around the region. LINCOLN also features one of the city’s most distinctive and fresh bar programs completely around the restaurants artistic concept. LINCOLN Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner Monday – Friday, Dinner on Saturday and Sunday Brunch.
Credit Cards Accepted
Mastercard, American Express, Visa, Discover, Diner’s Club
Old Ebbitt Grill serves upscale American saloon food with an emphasis on fresh and seasonal ingredients.
401 9th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Just around the corner from Ford’s Theatre, Social Reform Kitchen & Bar with Private Caucus Rooms is the perfect pre- or post- theatre dining experience. Social Reform Kitchen & Bar offers validated self-parking after 5p.m. for $6 per car at the 401 9th Street garage for Ford's Theatre ticketholders. The garage is located to the right of Social Reform’s entrance on D Street NW, between 9th and 8th streets. Additionally, Ford's Theatre Society Members receive 10% off dinner entrees. Social Reform Kitchen & Bar has been serving Presidents, Senators, Congressman, business leaders and young professionals for over 13 years. Enjoy steak frites, mussels, fresh seafood and a selection of microbrews. Six private dining rooms are available for meetings/events up to 300 people. Open Mon.- Fri. for lunch from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Open Mon. - Sat. for dinner from 5:30 p.m. to close. For information on private dining, click here. For reservations, click here.
Accepts AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
445 11th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Sandwiches, Salads, Soups & Desserts.
Conveniently located 1 block from Ford's Theatre, White Apron Sandwiches is the perfect pre theater dining experience. No reservations required. Avoid the long lines.
Our foods are simple and unpretentiously delicious. They’re made fast, but are nothing like fast food. They’re made with love. Made to order. Made to keep you coming back for more.
Ford's Theatre ticketholders receive 10% off.
Open daily 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Catering, Delivery & Pickup.
Order Online. Visit whiteaprondc.com
Accepts AMEX, MasterCard, VISA, Discover.