Best Restaurants Near Arena Stage in Washington, DC

Great Places to Dine Before or After the Show

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Looking for a great meal at a restaurant near Arena Stage? Many Washington DC restaurants offer pre-theater menus with special pricing for an early dinner. Be sure to check the distance of the restaurant to the theater and leave enough time to get to your show.

Arena Stage is located at 1101 Sixth Street SW Washington, DC along the Southwest Waterfront. The closest Metro Station is Waterfront-SEU, one block East of Arena Stage. Plans are underway to redevelop the area which will be renamed, The Wharf.

When the project is completed, there will be many more restaurants within walking distance to the theater. The first phase of the development is projected to open in 2017. Read more about the Wharf development.

Catwalk Café - Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth Street SW Washington, DC. (202) 488-3300. The casual self-service cafe within the theater features a variety of salads, soups and entrées. The cafe is open two hours before the show. To Available two hours before the show.

Station 4 Restaurant - 1101 4th Street, SW Washington DC (202) 488-0987. The contemporary restaurant serves modern American cuisine with a Mediterranean twist. The food is excellent and the menu offers a nice variety including soups, salads, pizza and seafood and beef entrees. Pre-theatre dining specials are often available. The restaurant is located just steps away from the Waterfront-SEU Metro Station. Garage parking is available across the street underneath the Safeway grocery store.

Masala Art - 1101 Fourth Street SW Washington, DC (202) 554-1101. The contemporary restaurant serves Indian cuisine. A three-course pre-theater menu is available. The restaurant is located just steps away from the Waterfront-SEU Metro Station. Garage parking is available across the street underneath the Safeway.

Capitol Bistro - Holiday Inn, 550 C Street SW, Washington DC (202) 479-4000. The restaurant offers classic American fare along with nightly dinner specials.

Muze - Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 1330 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington DC (202)787-6868.

The restaurant serves Southeast Asian-inspired American fare in a contemporary atmosphere.

21st Amendment Bar and Grill - Holiday Inn, 550 C Street SW, Washington DC. (202) 479-4000.
The bar serves casual American food and drink and offers live Jazz on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Jenny’s Asian Fusion - 668 Water Street SW, Washington, DC (202) 554-2202.  The long-time favorite neighborhood restaurant serves Asian and French-inspired cuisine.

Justin’s Café - 1025 First Street SE, Washington DC (202) 484-6008. The casual eatery features pizzas, salads and sandwiches.

Lapidus - Capitol Skyline Hotel, 101 I Street SW Washington DC (202) 488-7500.

The restaurant specializes in fresh, local and sustainable foods.