Support These Female-Owned Restaurants & Businesses in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. is quickly becoming the nation's food capital. From classic eateries and upscale dining to cupcake shops and vegan diners, there's a woman-run spot for everybody.
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Jocelyn Law-Yone (left) and Simone Jacobson, owners of Toli Moli in Washington, D.C.

Jocelyn Law-Yone and Simone Jacobson, owners of Toli Moli in Washington, D.C.

1. Toli Moli, Union Market, 1309 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002, Jocelyn Law-Yone and Simone Jacobson, owners

2. Uproar, 639 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, Tammy Truong, owner

3. Ice Cream Jubilee, Navy Yard, 301 Water St SE #105, Washington, DC 20003, Victoria Lai, founder)

4. Sprinkles, Georgetown, 3015 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007, Candace Nelson, founder and chef

5. Each Peach Garden, Columbia Heights, 3068 Mount Pleasant Street NW Washington, DC 20009, Emily Friedberg and Jeanlouise Conaway, co-founders)

6. Glen’s Garden Market, Dupont, 2001 S St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Danielle Vogel, founder

7. Odd Provisions, Petworth, 3301 11th St NW Washington, DC 20010, Jessica Woods and Rachel Mowrer, owners

8. The District Fishwife, Union Market, 1309 5th St NE Washington, DC 20017, Fiona Lewis, co-owner

9. Buffalo & Bergen, Union Market, 1309 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002, Gina Chersevani, owner

10. Centrolina, CityCenterDC, 974 Palmer Alley NW, Washington, DC 20001, Amy Brandwein, chef and owner

11. Chaia Tacos, Georgetown, 3207 Grace St NW, Washington, DC 20007, Bettina Stern and Suzanne Simon, owners

12. Kyirisan, Shaw, 1924 8th St NW, suite 140, Washington, DC 20001, Mollie Bird, pastry chef

13. Letena, Columbia Heights, 3100 14th St NW #121, Washington, DC 20010, Yamrot Ezineh, founder

14. Thip Khao, Petworth, 3462 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20010, Seng Luangrath, chef and co-owner

15. Pie Sisters, Georgetown, 3423 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007, Alli, Bear, and Cat Blakely, founders

16. Pizza Paradiso, Georgetown, 3282 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007, Ruth Gresser, owner and chef

17. Pizza Paradiso, Dupont, 2003 P St NW, Washington, DC 20036, Ruth Gresser, owner and chef

18. Sally’s Middle Name, H Street, 1320 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002, Miranda Rosenfelt, chef

19. Buttercream Bakeshop, Mt. Vernon Square, 1250 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, Tiffany Maclsaac, owner and chef

20. Turning Natural, Anacostia, 2025 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020, Jerri Evans, owner

21. Ristorante I Ricchi, Dupont, 1220 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20036, Christianne Ricchi, owner and chef

22. Columbia Room, Mt. Vernon Square, 124 Blagden Alley NW, Washington, DC 20001, Angie Fetherston, co-owner

23. Drink Company, Shaw, 1825 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, Angie Fetherston, CEO

24. Crumbs and Whiskers, Georgetown, 3211 O St NW, Washington, DC 20007, Kanchan Singh, founder

Sophie Kallins and Katherine Berman, owners of Georgetown Cupcakes in Washington, D.C.

Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis Berman, owners of Georgetown Cupcakes in Washington, D.C.

25. Georgetown Cupcakes, Georgetown, 3301 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007, Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne, founders)

26. Café Saint Ex, Shaw, 1847 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Erin Edwards, director of operations

27. Bar Pilar, Shaw, 1833 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Erin Edwards, director of operations

28. Himitsu, Petworth, 828 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC 20011, Carlie Steiner, co-owner

29. Republic Restoratives, Ivy City, 1369 New York Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, Pia Carusone and Rachel Gardner, owners

30. Purple Patch Restaurant, Mt. Pleasant, 3155 Mt Pleasant St NW, Washington, DC 20010, Patrice Cleary, owner

31. Haydee’s, Mt. Pleasant, 3102 Mt Pleasant St NW, Washington, DC 20010, Haydee Vanegas, co-owner

32. Haydee’s, Petworth, 6303 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011, Haydee Vanegas, co-owner

33. Sudhouse,U Street, 1340 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Ally Farouidi, co-owner

34. Hank’s Oyster Bar, Dupont Circle, 1624 Q St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Jamie Leeds, chef and owner

35. Hank’s Oyster Bar, The Wharf, 701 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC 20024, Jamie Leeds, chef and owner

36. Hank’s Oyster Bar, Capitol Hill, 633 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003, Jamie Leeds, chef and owner

37. Hank’s Pasta Bar, 600 Montgomery St, Alexandria, VA 22314, Jamie Leeds, chef & owner

38. Hank’s Cocktail Bar, Dupont, 1624 Q St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Jamie Leeds, owner

39. Paisley Fig, Columbia Heights, 3232 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20010, Lizzy Evelyn, owner and pastry chef

40. JRINK, Eastern Market, 750 C St SE, Washington, DC 20003, Shizu Okusa, CEO and founder

41. JRINK, Logan Circle,1630 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Shizu Okusa, CEO and founder

42. JRINK, Foggy Bottom, 1922 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006, Shizu Okusa, CEO and founder

43. Town Tavern, Adams Morgan, 2323 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Gracie Anderson, owner

44. Taqueria Nacional, Adams Morgan, 1409 T St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Ann Cashion, chef and co-owner

45. Right Proper Brewing, Shaw, 624 T Street, NW Washington, DC 20001, Leah Cheston, co-owner

46. Pica Taco, U Street, 1406 Florida Ave NW Washington, DC 20009, Maria Villalta, owner

47. Red Hen, Bloomingdale, 1822 1st St NW, Washington, DC 20001, Krystal Cripe, chef

48. Foxfire Grill, 6550 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria, VA 22312, Terri Fox, owner and Jacki Coppage, chef

49. Soupergirl!, downtown, 1829 M St NW, Washington, DC 20036, Sara Polon, founder and owner

50. Soupergirl!, Takoma, 314 Carroll St NW, Washington, DC 20012, Sara Polon, founder and owner

Doyon Peterson, chef and owner of Fare Well in Washington, D.C.

Doron Petersen, owner and chef of Fare Well in Washington, D.C.

51. Fare Well, H Street, 406 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002, Doron Petersan, owner and chef

52. Righteous Cheese, Union Market, 1309 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002, Carolyn Stromberg, founder

53. The Coffee Bar, 1201 S St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Cait Lowry, owner

54. The Colada Shop, U Street Corridor, 1405 T Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, Daniella Senior, president and partner

55. Sticky Fingers, Columbia Heights, 1370 Park Rd NW, Washington, DC 20010, Doron Petersan, owner

56. Clare and Dons, 130 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA 22046, Rebecca Tax, co-owner

57. St. Anslem, Union Market, 1250 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002, Marjorie Meek-Bradley, chef

58. Pupatella, 5104 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22205, Anastasiya Laufenberg, co-owner

59. Screwtop Wine Bar, 1025 N Fillmore St, Arlington, VA 22201, Wendy Buckley, owner

60. Ben’s Chili Bowl, H Street, 1001 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002, Virginia Ali, co-founder and owner

61. Ben’s Chili Bowl, U Street 1213 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Virginia Ali, co-founder and owner

62. Tail Up Goat, Lanier Heights, 1827 Adams Mill Road NW Washington, DC 20009, Jill Tyler, co-owner

63. RIS, West End, 2275 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, Ris Lacoste, owner and chef

64. Hula Girl Bar and Grill, 4044 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206, Mikala Brennan, owner and chef

65. A League of Her Own, Adams Morgan, 2319 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Jo McDaniel, manager

66. Doi Moi, 14Street, 1800 14St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Johanna Hellrigi, partner and chef

67. Bastille Brasserie & Bar, 606 N Fayette St, Alexandria, VA 22314, Michelle Poteaux, chef and co-owner

68. Rooster & Owl, 14Street, 2436 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Carey Tang, co-owner

69. 1789, Georgetown, 1226 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, Tracy O’Grady, executive chef

70. DC Empanadas, Union Market, 1309 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002, Anna Bran-Leis, chef and owner

71. Tacqueria del Barrio, Petworth, 821 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC 20011, Anna Bran-Leis, chef and owner

72. Compass Rose, U Street Corridor, 1346 T St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Rose Previte, owner

73. Maydan, 1346 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009, Rose Previte, owner

74. Teaism, Penn Quarter, 400 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, Michelle Brown and Linda Neumann, owners

75. Teaism, Dupont Circle, 2009 R St NW, Washington, DC 20009, Michelle Brown and Linda Neumann, owners

76. Teaism, Lafayette Park, 800 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006, Michelle Brown and Linda Neumann, owners

77. Calabash Teahouse & Café, Shaw, 1847 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, Sunyatta Amen, owner

78. Call Your Mother, 3301 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010, Daniela Moreira, executive chef and co-owner

79. Timber Pizza Co., 809 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC 20011, Daniela Moreira, executive chef and co-owner