Plan Your Visit


U Street, Washington DCThe U Street corridor is a vibrant neighborhood with sights, shopping, and a variety of options for dining. Make a day of your trip to Smith Center by enjoying some of these great local spots while you’re in the area.

For information on directions, parking, and public transportation, please visit the Directions page.


  • Coppi's Organic
  • Busboys and Poets
  • Marvin
  • DC Noodles
  • Regent Thai
  • Local 16
  • Lauriol Plaza
  • St. Ex
  • Cork
  • Rosemary & Thyme Bistro
  • L'Enfant Cafe



  • Caramel
  • Lettie Gooch
  • Nana
  • ShoeFly
  • Millenium Decorative Arts
  • Junction (vintage shop)


Other places to go and things to see

  • Merridian Hill Park
  • 14th & U Farmer's Market
  • Dupont Circle
  • Studio Theater


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