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Your guide to the 4 top spots in Washington's Brookland neighborhood

Your guide to the 4 top spots in Washington's Brookland neighborhood
Busboys and Poets | Photo: Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 10, 2020.

Visiting Brookland, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Washington neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Mediterranean and traditional American restaurant to a pizza place.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Brookland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Busboys and Poets

Photo: busboys and poets/Yelp

Topping the list is an outlet of the Mediterranean and traditional American spot Busboys and Poets. Located at 625 Monroe St. NE, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 443 reviews on Yelp.

The restaurant and bookstore, which has several locations in the District, Maryland and Virginia, features such menu options as a grass-fed beef burger with bacon and cheddar cheese on a brioche bun, fried chicken, vegetable curry,  hummus and Moroccan two-bean soup.

2. Beauty and the Beast

Photo: Beauty and the Beast/Yelp

Next up is skin care and waxing spot Beauty and the Beast, situated at 625 Monroe St. NE. With five stars out of 43 reviews on Yelp, it's proved to be a local favorite.

Deep-cleaning facials, dermaplaning and eyelash lifts and tints are among the services offered.

3. Starbucks Reserve

Photo: don c./Yelp

Starbucks Reserve is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 655 Michigan Ave. NE, Suite B1, 4.5 stars out of 56 reviews.

This spot offers handcrafted espresso drinks, affogato options and non-alcoholic coffee cocktails. It also has a modern ambience with mid-century lighting, cement floors and metal tables.

4. &pizza

Photo: &pizza/Yelp

&pizza is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 165 Yelp reviews. Head over to 666 Monroe St. NE to see for yourself.

Customers may craft their own pizza or choose other options, including white pizza, as well as garlic knots.


This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.