New Georgetown Restaurants & Retail
From a cocktail tasting room with historic roots to an LA-based menswear boutique, and a coffee shop with a cause, check out these new Georgetown shops and restaurants that have opened over the past year or so. We’ll update this guide regularly as more new businesses open!
Yo! Yoga (2805 M St)
Yo! Yoga is an airy, light-filled studio located in a restored building. The new studio offers teacher-driven yoga classes that are rooted in classic yoga traditions and emphasize proper alignment and movement as the foundation of a sustainable, strong practice. The space is also open to creatives who are interested in hosting events.
Everlane (3259 M St)
The brand partners with the best, ethical factories around the world and shares those stories with its customers – down to the true cost of every product they make. Men’s and women’s clothing ranges from t-shirts, to outerwear, dresses, jumpsuits and denim, plus shoes and accessories.
Bakeshop (3210 Grace St)
The bakery features cupcakes, cookies, macarons, pie and cake slices, and other favorites like ice cream cookiewiches, Vietnamese iced coffee and a line-up of vegan desserts.
Bozzelli's (3000 K St, #115)
Intergalactic-themed Bozzelli’s opened its second DC location at Washington Harbour . In addition to pizzas with names like Boom Boom Chicken, Drunken Goat, and Meaty Boy – and gluten-free and cauliflower crust options – the menu features cold cuts and hot subs, plus salads and breakfast sandwiches. Several vegan options are available, including grilled cheese and a meatball sub. Bozzelli’s “pizza shop of the future experience” also includes a craft beer and wine program.
Avocado Green Mattress (3336 M St / Cady's Alley)
The most unique aspect of the organic mattress maker’s Georgetown showroom is The Sleep Experience – an immersive way to understand what a night’s sleep feels like on an Avocado Green Mattress, with a 5- to 15-minute session that includes sunset, nighttime sky, and circadian lighting and binaural beats to move you into a state of deep relaxation. A wellness cafe is also on-hand, serving locally sourced snacks and kombucha tea on tap. The showroom will eventually host yoga classes and a speaker series, as well. Stop by to check out the mattresses – or simply admire the new custom mural inside by DC artist Rose Jaffe. In addition to mattresses – made from an organic latex rubber farm the company owns, plus raw materials from a wool collective in India – the showroom sells furniture, bedding and bedroom accessories, beauty items, and apparel. One-percent of sales are donated to environmental nonprofits.
StudioLab RD (1037 33rd St)
The studio is helmed by DC-based contemporary abstract artist Robin Davisson, who left her career as an award-winning biomedical scientist to follow her passion for art and painting. Studio visitors can browse available art, flip through Robin’s art library, and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea on the studio’s sun-filled street level. Upstairs, guests can watch Robin at work, from testing ideas in her sketchbook and prepping canvases, to mixing and applying paints. Robin will be accessible during open studio hours (Wed – Sat, 11 am – 5 pm) to chat and explore the creative process together.
The Fountain Inn (1659 Wisconsin Ave)
The Fountain Inn opened in spring 2022, featuring a rare spirits tasting room with historic roots. Originally established in 1783 by clockmaker John Suter, The Fountain Inn was one of the most important taverns in American history – where Thomas Jefferson drank, George Washington slept, and city plans were made. The Georgetown bar also hosted the debate between Thomas Jefferson and John Adams during the election of 1800, for all you Hamilton fans. Although the exact location of the original tavern is unknown, the new Fountain Inn pays homage to its spirit and history. Over 250+ unique spirit expressions are on the menu, in addition to featured flights like A Presidential Palate and An Agave Adventure. Craft cocktail highlights include Fish House Punch and Syllabub, the latter dating back to 1600. Beer, wine, and zero-proof cocktails are also available, plus a charcuterie and cheese board. Upstairs, a private dining and rare spirits experience can be booked for up to 14 people.
SCOUT Flagship Store (1027 33rd St)
Shop all of SCOUT’s online patterns and products in person! Founded in Georgetown in 2004 by design visionary Deb Waterman Johns, SCOUT is a casual lifestyle brand that combines fashion and fun. Designed by women for women, their products make it easy to contain, organize, and stylishly carry all the stuff you need day-to-day. Famous for seasonal patterns packed with personality, SCOUT always has new patterns in the works – all original, and many hand-drawn.
Buck Mason (3128 M St)
The LA-based menswear boutique was founded in 2013 by Sasha Koehn and Erik Allen Ford. Their brand makes fashion less complicated – each design a riff on an iconic American staple. The store carries tees (worn by the likes of Tom Brady), jeans, Henleys, shirt jackets, sweaters, sweats, and outerwear.
Bitty & Beau's (3207 M St)
Named after their two children with Down syndrome, the coffee shop brand was first launched by the Wright family in 2016 to change the way people see people with disabilities – especially in the workplace. Brewing up more than just drinks, Bitty & Beau’s Coffee provides a one-of-a-kind experience while paving a path for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to work, become more valued, accepted and included. In addition to coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and smoothies, the shop sells apparel and drinkware.
Gallery Article 15 (1624 Wisconsin Ave)
Owner Elizabeth Jaffee works directly with established, mid-career, and emerging Congolese contemporary artists to feature their artwork. According to the gallery’s Instagram, a Young Artists Collective is also being established in Kinshasa, DRC, to support young talent through promotion, technical assistance, and material support. Visit the gallery for vibrant works of art, like the one pictured here called La Beauté Africaine by Landry.
UpWest (3110 M St)
A digitally-native, direct-to-consumer fashion and lifestyle spinoff of Express, UpWest sells men’s and women’s clothing with an emphasis on comfort and sustainability, including everything from tees and jeans, to activewear, jackets, and accessories – plus pillows, candles and other home goods. Fabrics include recycled polyester, organic cotton and recycled nylon, and shipping is free when you donate gently-used clothes with the Give Back Box.
Laveda Lash & Brow Boutique (1063 Wisconsin Ave)
Laveda offers professional salon treatments, brow microblading and microshading, lash extensions and lash lifts, facials, waxing, mani / pedis, and more. The salon strives to ensure prices are affordable for college students, and well as professionals. Owner and co-founder Lucy Murrell has been in the industry for 16 years and is recognized as a top beauty expert in the area.
Hatley (3112 M St)
Best known for its hand-illustrated prints and apparel for babies, kids, and women, the Canadian-based clothing boutique sells everything from organic cotton pajamas to dresses, tops, a rainwear collection, and a sunproof swim line.
Unique Kitchens and Baths + Storie Collective (1506 Wisconsin Ave)
At this interior design studio and shop, clients can experience Unique Kitchens and Baths’ bespoke cabinetry, and shop Storie Collective’s curated selections of home wares – from kitchen utensils to the best smelling candles and hand soaps – along with collector’s items like original art, antique rugs, and decor. Make an appointment for a complimentary kitchen consultation, and take advantage of Storie Collective’s full-service residential interior design services.
Pressed (1300 Wisconsin Ave)
Pressed features cold-pressed juice, acai bowls, smoothies, wellness and hydration shots, and juice cleanses. Try the watermelon beet tumeric or pear basil chia juice, or opt for a straightforward chocolate banana smoothie. The LA-based company debuted in 2010 in a 25-square-foot “juice closet”, before expanding nationwide.
Glossier (3065 M St)
Digital-first beauty company Glossier opened a new Georgetown store in Summer 2022. Founded in 2014, Glossier’s mission is to create the products customers say they wish existed. The new, immersive location is inspired by the Jet Age and all things aviation, according to the company, and features retro-inspired arrivals and departures signs, floor lighting styled like an airport runway, and seating modeled after airplane wings. The store also includes Glossier’s famous selfie room. Stop by and sample Glossier’s skincare, fragrance, makeup, and body care products, and speak with on-site product experts.
Clubhouse (1070 Wisconsin Ave)
Former Georgetown beer hall Church Hall has been flipped into Clubhouse – a new cafe by day and 23-and-up bar by night. The morning menu includes coffee, breakfast burritos and avocado toast, with Tatte alum Madison Peake at the helm. Evening dishes range from meatball sliders, to smash burgers, and parmesan truffle fries – plus 12-inch pizzas from the co-owner at Slice & Pie and Lucy on 14th Street NW. The bar features natural wines and clarified cocktails, in addition to a large beer list, with $5 – $10 happy hour specials.
HOBO (1265 Wisconsin Ave)
The leather accessories brand HOBO opened a new Georgetown location in October 2022 – its first since the Annapolis flagship opened a decade ago. The female-founded boutique sells embossed leather, patchwork, and suede hand bags, wallets, and accessories. HOBO’s co-founder, Koren Ray, told Commercial Observer that her passion for the business stems from her mom’s Georgetown sandal shop that she owned in the 1970s, making the brand’s DC debut all the more special.
Georgetown Seafood (1211 Potomac St)
Fresh from the sea to you, the year-round menu at this cute restaurant tucked off of M Street features everything from fried oysters, to lobster bisque, jumbo lump crab cakes, fish and chips, and lobster grilled cheese.
Bella Bridesmaids (1046 Potomac St)
The charming bridesmaid boutique offers dresses for wedding attendants in a vast range of colors and styles. The Georgetown location is one of more than 50 across the country.
Feta Café and Bakery (2805 M St)
Healthy, fresh and affordable Mediterranean food is the star of the show at this cafe, owned by Bulgarian restaurateurs. Highlights include a Greek salad inspired by their own country, lamb meatball marinara, labneh dishes, hummus, and ice cream-infused drinks.
Little Words Project (1246 Wisconsin Ave)
The brand aims to inspire and encourage people to be kind to themselves and to pay that kindness forward, one bracelet at a time. Pick a word that means something to you and wear it for as long as you need it, before passing it on to someone else who may benefit from it. You can register your bracelet and track it as it gets passed on from person to person.
Diptyque (3273 M St)
The Parisian luxury candle brand and perfume house features best-selling scents including Wood Fire, Lavender Leaf, and Fig Tree, in addition to the city-exclusive range. Stop by the store for more candles and fragrances, plus home decor, bath and body products, and a household cleaning collection.
The Bourbon Concierge (2816 Pennsylvania Ave)
The shop features high-end, collectible spirits, with a team of experts on hand to answer all of your whiskey questions and provide you with recommendations. If you’ve got $3,000 burning a hole in your pocket, you can even get a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle’s 15 Year 107 Proof.
DC Tasty Corner (3147 Dumbarton St NW)
The South American-style cafe serves beef, chicken, and vegetarian empanadas, sandwiches (try the signature choripan – Argentinian style chorizo with homemade chimichurri sauce on a baguette), and hand-crafted espresso drinks. And did we mention nutella croissants for breakfast?
Showfields (3077 M St)
Showfields features more than 40 brands that will rotate every six months – offering everything from pickleball paddles to blankets and shoes. Spaces inside the 20,000+ square foot building were designed with a house-like infrastructure in mind, and include a kids corner, bar courtyard, living room, style room, wellness center, and more. According to the website, everything Showfields creates within the space will have a magical, artistic touch.
Yellow (1524 Wisconsin Ave)
Chef-owner Michael Rafidi’s Levantine cafe, Yellow, opened in December 2022 to much fanfare. According to Yellow’s website, the 60-seat dining room and patio offers a menu of baked goods, soft serve, mezze, wood-fired pita sandwiches, and specialty drinks like a golden date latte and smoked dirty chai. A signature item, the sweet and savory pastries blend French technique and Middle Eastern flavors. All items are available for both dine-in and carryout.
L’Avant-Garde (2915 M St)
The long-awaited sister to cocktail bar L’Annexe, next door. this 100-seat restaurant is helmed by Gilles Epié – the youngest chef ever to receive a Michelin star. The Southern French menu is infused with butter, foie gras, truffles and fish all shipped from France, and includes dishes like caramelized-roasted cod with Moroccan semolina and fried leeks, duck foie gras beignet, octopus with baby potatoes, a roasted sweetbread with caramelized endives and baby onion, and a white chocolate and lemon panna cotta. The cocktails are equally impressive, such as Thyme is of the Essence, featuring vodka, thyme and lavender-infused Cointreau, grapefruit, and raspberry shrub. According to Eater DC, Georgetown’s Boulangerie Christophe is partnering with the restaurant on its breads, desserts, and pastries.
Wolford (1238 Wisconsin Ave)
The Austrian luxury apparel and skinwear brand has been around since the 1950s. Shop their collection of tights, bodysuits, hosiery, and lingerie – in addition to new athleisure and ready-to-wear offerings.
Nisolo (3251 M St)
The store carries men’s and women’s shoes and accessories, with a focus on sustainability. According to its website, Nisolo believes the fashion industry can become one of the world’s most powerful conduits for social and environmental progress – reversing its impact on climate change and becoming one of society’s most effective tools to help eradicate poverty. Among Nisolo’s efforts to be part of the solution, the brand is pursuing 100% living wages, 0% net carbon, and measuring, tracking and sharing sustainability facts, among other initiatives. They have some pretty great boots, too.
The Show Room (1363 Wisconsin Ave)
The sneaker boutique buys and sells shoes. Pick up a new pair of kicks for a long walk around Georgetown.
Commonwealth Proper (1355 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 200)
Established in 2008, the private, experiential retailer also has showrooms in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Atlanta, and sells custom suits, outwear and accessories – all made in the US.
Maman (1353 Wisconsin Ave NW)
The NYC-based French bakery and café is known for its chocolate chip cookies and an Instagrammable interior, and made Oprah’s Favorite Things list. The Georgetown location also serves breakfast items, soups, salads, quiches, sandwiches, and coffee and tea.
Taichi Bubble Tea (1357 Wisconsin Ave NW)
The NY-based café serves bubble tea and smoothies, as well as poke bowls and ramen. Try the spicy miso pork ramen and Matcha bubble tea, among other menu favorites.
Sushi (1069 Wisconsin Ave NW)
Yes, that’s the name of the place! Stop by for a selection of rolls, from California, avocado and cucumber varieties, to shrimp tempura, rainbow, Hawaiian, and red crunchy. Our sights are on the orange dragon roll, with shrimp tempura, salmon, avocado, cucumber, masago, and spicy mayo.
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