Our Neighborhood Picks
Art and Soul415 New Jersey Ave NW
James Beard award-winning celebrity chef, Art Smith, is devoted to the quality of his Southern-inspired cuisine. The restaurant partners with like-minded artisans and growers to source ingredients for its menu.
Bistro Bis15 E St. NW
Steps away from the Liaison Capitol Hill DC you’ll find Bistro Bis, known as the place to dine and be seen- where Capitol Hill powerbrokers and politicians flock to Chef Jeffrey Buben’s menu (an innovative take on classic French bistro cuisine).
Johnny’s Half Shell400 North Capitol St. N.W.
Chef Ann Cashion continues to delight Washington diners with seafood specialties and strong drinks. The Half Shell features lively jazz and blues playing in the background, three happy hours Monday through Friday, and free parking.
Charlie Palmer Steak101 Constitution Ave. NW.
Five blocks from the Liaison Capitol Hill DC, Charlie Palmer Steak is dedicated to a master craft: big, bold American food. Under the direction of Executive Chef Jeffery Russell, the menu highlights American artisan beef and updated seafood classics.
The Source575 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Located just five blocks from the Liaison Capitol Hill DC is Chef Wolfgang Puck’s The Source, adjacent to The Newseum. The ground floor bar and lounge where guests enter offers approachable dining in a casual setting with a traditional Japanese Izakaya menu. Upstairs, you can enjoy a menu with contemporary interpretations of Asian dishes.
Fiola601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.
Take a ten-minute walk to Chef Fabio Trabocchi's Fiola, a modern upscale trattoria that uses the freshest ingredients for its ever-changing lunch and dinner menus. Fiola's wine list is extensive, and great variety is used to compile wines from Italy, Spain, France and the United States.
Café Berlin322 Massachusetts Ave NE
A short walk from Union Station, legendary Café Berlin has served authentic German and traditional cuisine on Capitol Hill since 1985. The restaurant occupies the ground floor of three joined townhouses, with the front yards serving as a patio for outdoor dining in warm weather.
Graffiato707 6th St. NW.
A fifteen-minute walk from the Liaison Capitol Hill DC, Graffiato boasts Chef Mike Isabella’s thoughtful dishes from seasonal produce and locally cured hams to hand-rolled pastas and marinated vegetables. The two-story layout features an open ham bar on the second floor.
Daikaya705 6th St NW.
A fifteen-minute walk from the Liaison Capitol Hill, Daikaya is divided into two separate restaurant spaces: the ramen shop on the first floor, which serves Sapporo-style ramen, and izakaya on the second. Daikaya is a fast-paced spot where diners can come in for a quick, satisfying bowl with a draft beer or cup of sake.
The 201 Bar201 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Just one block past Union Station, The 201 Bar, re-opened in September 2012 and now features a "modern tavern" look with over 50 craft bottles, 30 small batch wines, hand crafted cocktails, and a full menu.
Union Pub201 Massachusetts Ave. NE
If you’re a sports fan, you’ll love Union Pub. Sit down and relax at this neighborhood bar while you catch the game with a beer.
Dubliner4 F St. NW
An Irish oasis in DC, featuring live entertainment seven nights a week.
Sixth Engine Restaurant438 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Nestled in the historic ambiance of DC's oldest firehouse, and located two blocks from The Verizon Center, Sixth Engine combines modern interpretations of classic American fare. Sip on a signature cocktail to complement your dish.
Redline Gastrolounge707 G St. NW
Right across from the Verizon Center, this enormous sports pub and restaurant boasts "American cuisine with a French flair". Sports fanatics can watch the game on an 11-foot projection screen and over 40 flat screens.
Proof775 G St.
In the heart of Chinatown, Proof lives by the motto, “Food is the focus. Wine is the passion.” Proof showcases local, organic and sustainable ingredients, and an extensive international selection of cheese and charcuterie, as well as a wine list containing over 40 by-the-glass selections and 1,000 different bottles.
Mandu453 K St. NW
If you love Asian food and are feeling adventurous, stop by to sip creative cocktails that are refreshingly unique, and sample a repertoire of homestyle Korean dishes.
U.S. CapitolFirst St. SE
Visit the landmark where laws are made, located just one block from the hotel. This major national landmark is not to be missed. Tours are conducted from 8:50 AM to 3:20 PM Monday through Saturday. Visitors with official business appointments may enter the Visitor Center as early as 7:15 a.m.
*Distance from hotel: 0.4 miles
Newseum555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Cultivate your inner journalist at The Newseum, a hands-on showcase of news and journalism. The 250,000-square-foot museum offers visitors a cutting-edge experience, blending news history with up-to-the-minute technology and interactive exhibits.
*Distance from hotel: 0.6 miles
National Postal Museum2 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Located right next to Union Station, this hidden gem features exhibits of stamps and philatelic objects, antiquated mail carrying vehicles, and other artifacts from the history of America's postal system.
*Distance from hotel: 0.3 miles
National Building Museum401 F St. NW
Less than a 10 minute walk from the Liaison Capitol Hill DC, this museum allows you to channel your inner architect, highlighting design, engineering, construction, urban planning, and of course, architecture.
*Distance from hotel: 0.5 miles
National Gallery of Art6th and Constitution Ave. NW
Located on the National Mall, The National Gallery is one of the finest art collections in the world. Its important works include painting, sculpture, and graphic arts from the Middle Ages to the present.
*Distance from hotel: 0.9 miles
U.S. Botanic Garden100 Maryland Ave. SW
Located on the Capitol Grounds, the Botanic Garden features a variety of living exhibits, including seasonal installments in the conservatory and Bartholdi Park, and environmental and educational features in the National Garden.
*Distance from hotel: 0.5 miles
National Archives700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Also known as “Archives 1,” the National Archives Building houses textual and microfilm records relating to Congress, maritime manner, genealogy, and the District of Columbia itself!
*Distance from hotel: 1.1 miles
National Air and Space MuseumIndependence Ave at 6th St., SW
If astronomy interests you, this might be your first DC stop. The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian holds the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world.
*Distance from hotel: 0.7 miles
Liaison Capitol Hill DC, 415 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Discover the historic capital city at the Liaison Capitol Hill DC hotel- conveniently located near many of the city’s top attractions and within walking distance to the Smithsonian, the National Mall and Union Station. Getting to the Liaison Capitol Hill DC is a breeze.