The Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, including the Museum, Theatre, Petersen House and Center for Education and Leadership, will be closed on the following dates: June 2, 2013 and June 5, 2013.
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 a copy of our annual dining and merchant guide. It is full of valuable 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, DC 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 St. NW, Washington DC
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.
425 7th Street NW
Washington D.C. 20004
Carmine’s is NYC’S Original Family Style Italian restaurant. We serve heaping platters of homestyle antipasto, pasta, decadent seafood or meat entrees, and of course homemade desserts, meant for sharing amongst friends and family. Our restaurant includes nine private dining rooms and 700 seats, making it the perfect place for a pre-show feast, or any special occasion! Book a reservation online at carminesnyc.com, and take advantage of our special theater menu for parties of ten or more.
Clyde's of Gallery Place
707 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Clyde's Restaurant serves upscale American saloon food with an emphasis on fresh and seasonal ingredients.
1005 E Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
Freshii specializes in nutritious and organic meals that are made quick and built to energize your day. Located on E Street NW between 10th and 11th, Freshii is right around the corner from Ford’s theater. Our menu is never lacking in variety and it includes vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. We even have some healthy treats for the whole family, like our tasty frozen yogurt with fresh fruit! So stop by Freshii for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and enjoy something fresh and all-natural. Our hours are 8am-8pm Monday through Friday, 11am-8pm on Saturday, and closed on Sundays.
900 F Street NW, Washington, DC 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 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 DC, 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, DC 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 on 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
675 15th St., NW
Old Ebbitt Grill serves upscale American saloon food with an emphasis on fresh and seasonal ingredients.
427 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Nominated for Best New Restaurant 2012, Elisir offers a unique and creative multi-course tasting menu nightly, highlighting Enzo Fargione’s creativity and constant search for taste, presentation and concept. The restaurant also offers a very detailed a la carte menu. which changes seasonally and is complemented by a wonderful wine selection.
Chef Enzo Fargione, voted by Esquire Magazine "One of 4 Top Chef's in the U.S. to Watch."
Elisir Restaurant invites you to enjoy lunch, dinner or small courses in the lounge. Enjoy the culinary journey your way!
401 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 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. The Caucus Room 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 The Caucus Room's entrance on D Street NW, between 9th and 8th streets. Additionally, Ford's Theatre Society Members receive 10% off dinner entrees. The Caucus Room has been called “a monument to fine dining” and “a veritable who’s who of politics, business, and dining in D.C.” Enjoy savory hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood flown in daily, and a selection of fine wines. 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