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Congrats to Georgetown’s ‘Best of DC’ Winners

General   •   October 21, 2021

Congratulations to the more than 30 Georgetown restaurants, retailers, and services that were named Washington City Paper “Best of DC” winners. First, second, and third place winners are noted below by category; visit Best of DC online to view the Georgetown businesses that also earned Finalist designation.

A special thanks to all who also helped name the Georgetown BID a finalist for Best BID / Main Street!


  • Best Bagel – Call Your Mother (1st)
  • Best Cupcake – Baked and Wired (1st); Georgetown Cupcake (2nd)
  • Best Doughnut – District Doughnut (1st)
  • Best Falafel – Falafel Inc (3rd)
  • Best Fast Casual – &pizza (2nd)
  • Best Italian Restaurant – Filomena (2nd)
  • Best Kabob – Moby Dick House of Kabob (1st)
  • Best Late Night Eats – &Pizza (3rd)
  • Best Pizza – &Pizza (3rd)
  • Best Place to Buy Candy – Foxtrot Market (2nd)
  • Best Place to Have Dinner with Live Music – Blues Alley (2nd)
  • Best Restaurant with a View – Fiola Mare (1st)
  • Best Seafood Restaurant – Fiola Mare (2nd)


  • Best Coffee Shop – Compass Coffee (1st)


  • Jazz/Blues Venue We Missed the Most – Blues Alley (1st)


  • Best Barre Studio – barre3 (1st)
  • Best Beauty Store – Sephora (1st); Bluemercury (2nd), Take Care (3rd)
  • Best Chiropractor – Agape Family Chiropractic (1st)
  • Best Eye Doctor – Dr. Ali Matini (1st)
  • Best Hot Yoga – CorePower (2nd)
  • Best Indoor Cycling Studio – SoulCycle (1st)
  • Best Med Spa – Unwind Wellness Center (2nd)
  • Best Spa – Unwind Wellness Center (1st)
  • Best Tattoo Parlor – Jinx Proof Tattoos (3rd)
  • Best Therapeutic Massage – Unwind Wellness Center (1st)


  • Best Consignment Shop – Pretty Chic (3rd)
  • Best Handmade Apparel / Accessories – Shop Made in DC (1st)
  • Best Place to Buy a Suit – Suitsupply (1st)
  • Best Place to Buy Eyeglasses – Warby Parker (1st); Georgetown Optician (3rd)
  • Best Running Store – Pacers (1st)
  • Best Tea Shop – Ching Ching Cha (2nd)


  • Best Place to Get Your Cracked Phone Screen Fixed – uBreakiFix (1st)


  • Best Tour for Out-of-Towners – DC By Foot Historic Georgetown (3)


  • Best COVID Business Pivot / Innovation – Bowl Kits at South Block (1st)

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