Memorable things to do in Adams Morgan
Long regarded one of the capital’s most desired destinations for a daytime stroll or sizzling night on the town, Adams Morgan is a culturally diverse neighborhood marked by historic row houses and bustling businesses. Along 18th Street NW, find a bevy of restaurants, bars, workout studios, art galleries, and independently owned stores.
Among area highlights, peruse shops like Meeps, a hot spot for casual vintage clothing, costumes, and accessories, and Commonwealth, a mecca for men seeking apparel and footwear from a company that considers itself part of a new wave of pioneers for culture and style. Be sure to also pop into Urban Dwell that proves to be the ideal hub for DC-themed gifts.
After checking out the retail scene, clink your glasses at Jack Rose Dining Saloon, where the “whisk(e)y” selection is extensive, the cocktails delicious, and seating options range from a tiki bar to open-air terrace. Dive into delectable French-influenced fare at award-winning Mintwood Place, and enjoy pasta feasts alongside locals at Tail Up Goat, a soulful and sophisticated eatery. And to enjoy an entirely different scene, savor BBQ and a laid-back vibe at Federalist Pig, or delight in the killer combo of tasty burgers and live jams at Lucky Buns.