Looking to satisfy your appetite for Mediterranean fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Mediterranean spots around Washington, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.
Looking to check out the latest trending spots? It's a good time now, since consumer spending at restaurants tends to increase in February in the Washington area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of marketing software and small business local advertising solutions. Daily spending at Washington-area restaurants last year rose by 15% in February over the month before.
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1. DCG - District Chicken & Gyro
First on the list is DCG - District Chicken & Gyro. Located at 3147 Dumbarton St. NW in Georgetown, it is the highest-rated Mediterranean restaurant in Washington, boasting five stars out of 338 reviews on Yelp.
Next up is Penn Quarter's Zaytinya, situated at 701 Ninth St. NW. With four stars out of 4,581 reviews on Yelp, it has proved to be a local favorite.
3. Ottoman Taverna
Mount Vernon Square's Ottoman Taverna, located at 425 I St. NW, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the restaurant 4.5 stars out of 395 reviews.
4. Busboys and Poets
The Mount Vernon Square location of Busboys and Poets is another high-traffic go-to, with four stars out of 2,254 Yelp reviews. Head over to 450 K St. NW to see for yourself.