Welcome to Adams Morgan
Vibrant, eclectic, charming
North of Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan is a local favorite hotspot for after-hours antics, but its peaceful residential streets are equally as beloved. This colorful neighborhood is laden with international food shops, music venues with events every night of the week, and independently owned bookstores. You’ll find plenty of living options in this five-square-mile neighborhood, ranging from mid-rise apartments to Washington’s famed rowhouses.
What to Love
• Diverse and growing
• Art lover’s haven
• Small businesses galore
• Foodie favorite restaurants
People & Lifestyle
Adams Morgan is known for its spirited nightlife stretching down 18th Street, and this culturally diverse area generates a lot of buzz from visitors due to its hipster eateries and energetic entertainment. Filled with hidden gems to discover and a welcoming atmosphere, it’s easy to feel at home in Adams Morgan.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Adams Morgan is recognized nationwide for its delightful selection of eccentric eateries. Enjoy a subterranean dinner at , a sub-level noodle shop where the dishes are customizable and dinner is served at expansive communal tables. takes a minimalist approach to Japanese cuisine, but its flavor profiles pack a huge punch. is serving contemporary Afghan cuisine in a stylish bistro setting, and ’s open-air terrace is the perfect place to grab afternoon drinks.
When you’re ready for a shopping spree, 18th Street is a window shopper’s heaven. is a local favorite for carefully curated homewares and clothing. is perfect for punk music fans, as it’s been a long-standing staple in the indie music scene.
Things to Do
In this bustling neighborhood, there is something to do every night. The cleverly named is a predominant Adams Morgan blues bar, and it hosts live music events every night of the week. The on 18th Street is a quirky coffeehouse selling both lattes and LPs. Listening booths make it simple to find your new favorite record while enjoying a cup of coffee. Korean karaoke bar offers over 70,000 song selections so you can keep the party going all night long. Plus, their menu of delicious Korean cuisine will satisfy those late-night cravings. For a breath of fresh air, head over to on the eastern edge of the neighborhood, where there are 12 acres of preserved green space to explore.