Preferred Restaurants

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.

Asia Nine

915 E Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 629-4355

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 reservations; online at or

Accepts AMEX, MasterCard, VISA.


822 E Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20004    
(202) 637 - 0012

Twitter: @cedardc

Rustic, Refined – Specializing in Wild Game

Cedar recreates a fresh-air feeling from enjoying nature's wild beauty in a polished urban style. We use farm fresh and seasonal ingredients to serve a contemporary take on WILD GAME, sausages, salmon; and forest forage-berries, mushrooms, herbs, and greens to accommodate our vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diners. We Accept: Master Card, Visa, Discover and American Express

$35 Three Course Pre-theater Menu: Monday-Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

$5 parking after 5 p.m. (PMI Lot only)

HAPPY HOUR: Monday-Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
BRUNCH: Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LUNCH: Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
DINNER: Monday-Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

1001 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004 
(202) 626-0015

Twitter: @centralmr
Facebook: Central Michel Richard

Central Michel Richard is a modern American bistro serving American cuisine, both modern and classic, with a French twist. We offer a great three course Pre Theater menu from 5-6:30 and a three course Post Theater menu from 9-close.  Ideally situated at the corner of 11th and Penn, NW, and named for its “central” downtown location, Central is just steps away from Ford’s Theatre. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover.


Clyde's of Gallery Place
707 7th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 349-3700

Clyde's Restaurant serves upscale American saloon food with an emphasis on fresh and seasonal ingredients.


900 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 783-5454

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.

675 15th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20005

(202) 347-4800

Old Ebbitt Grill serves upscale American saloon food with an emphasis on fresh and seasonal ingredients.

910 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 393-5484

Pi offers award-winning thin crust and deep dish pi(zza), salads, apps, craft beer and cocktails, and vegan and gluten-free options, just around the corner at 910 F St. NW.

Are you a restaurant interested in partnering with Ford’s Theatre? Contact Sara Cohen at (202) 434-9459 or via email.