Centered along 7th and 9th streets NW between Mount Vernon Square and Florida Avenue, this historic zone now buzzes with an ever-growing number of popular venues, including acclaimed cocktail bar The Columbia Room, restaurants by top chefs and legendary live music spot The Howard Theatre. 

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Washington, DC's Shaw neighborhood is one of the hottest new dining and drinking destinations in America, with dozens of new restaurants and bars opening every year. Showcasing the artistry of some of the nation's best chefs, mixologists and brewers using the freshest ingredients and local produce, Shaw is where DC eats and drinks.

Download the free DineinShaw mobile app to see over 100 dining and drinking options, steps from the Convention Center, Chinatown, Downtown hotels and U Street entertainment venues.

Shaw Main Streets is a designated DC Main Streets program and is funded in part by the Department of Small and Local Business Development, Muriel E. Bowser, Mayor.

Food and Beverage Photo Credits: Convivial Restaurant by Scott Suchman.

Washington, DC 20001
United States

Map of Shaw