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Restaurant near GWU?

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Vegetarian-friendly is a must, but need not be exclusively vegetarian. We love ethnic food of all kinds as well. We're headed to GWU today and are hoping for a great dinner tonight!! Non-tourist-trappy is a must.


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  1. Indian would be a good bet. Minverva, Bombay Bistro, Bollywood Bistro are all within a 10 minute drive of GMU in Fairfax.

    Bombay Bistro
    98 W Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD 20850

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    1. re: dpan

      Friends like Java Green for lunch, but I haven't been and it doesn't look like a dinner place.

      For dinner, maybe Blue Duck. They have some veg options and aren't too far. I think dpan might have had his iPad upside down .. ;)

      Java Green Cafe
      1020 19th Street N W, Washington, DC

    2. RIS is nearby. I'm sure they would be willing to work with you on vegetarian choices.

      Dpan: I think you misread GWU as GMU.

      2275 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037

      1. Founding Farmers might fit the bill: http://www.wearefoundingfarmers.com/

        Note: I've never eaten there, but I've heard good things from friends. It's on my list of places to try next time I'm in DC.

        Founding Farmers
        1924 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20006

        1. this is great so far--thank you!!

          Also, we will be looking for somewhere to have breakfast Sunday morning, and dinner Saturday night.

          1. Vidalia. Its on the edge of the west end, but it's pretty great, and the bar has great happy hour and lunch specials. Circle Bistro and Westend Bistro have veg only dishes and are in the FB neighborhood.

            Westend Bistro
            1190 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC 20037

            1990 M Street, Washington, DC 20036

            Circle Bistro
            1 Washington Cir NW, Washington, DC 20037

            1. Also wanted to add in Firefly for a dinner consideration and Blue Duck for breakfast/brunch. Firefly is very accommodating for people with different food needs/preferences and very good.