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Largest Jewish community is in Silver Spring, which is a suburb of Washington. For tourists, best place to stay is in downtown Silver Spring, which has a metro stop and a nearby  shul in Woodside Park within walking distance.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #700 on: April 22, 2019, 10:44:11 PM »
There is often street parking

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #701 on: April 28, 2019, 01:04:01 AM »
Anyone, what are the prices for parking lots in the area's around the museum's capital etc.?
Until 4:30 PM you can get for around 2.50 an hour on the streets after that its the parking lots that cost upwards of $20 for 2+ hours or more.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #702 on: May 09, 2019, 07:22:27 PM »
Update on CharBar:
Still going strong.
For my first time, ordered take-out.
Called and ordered from DCA, picked up on way to the hotel.
Food was warm when I picked it up.  I could not eat for another 30 minutes and it was not quite as warm as I would like ó not at all the restaurantís fault.
Onion rings were still crispy.
Pretzel bun was not soggy.
Delicious decadence.
Good thing i ordered the diet Dr Browns.
 

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #703 on: May 12, 2019, 07:37:50 AM »
I'm new to this forum, so please go easy on me. I'm going to be landing next Sunday evening at IAD on the late BA flight from London, and I'll be too tired to drive to Baltimore. Are there any kosher places that deliver to IAD hotels (without an extortionate fee)?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #704 on: May 13, 2019, 05:18:28 PM »
I'm new to this forum, so please go easy on me. I'm going to be landing next Sunday evening at IAD on the late BA flight from London, and I'll be too tired to drive to Baltimore. Are there any kosher places that deliver to IAD hotels (without an extortionate fee)?
Uber?
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #705 on: May 13, 2019, 05:27:45 PM »
I'm new to this forum, so please go easy on me. I'm going to be landing next Sunday evening at IAD on the late BA flight from London, and I'll be too tired to drive to Baltimore. Are there any kosher places that deliver to IAD hotels (without an extortionate fee)?
Char bar is on door dash IIRC, not sure how late you're getting in though or how far they deliver.
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« Reply #706 on: May 13, 2019, 07:14:44 PM »
Char bar is on door dash IIRC, not sure how late you're getting in though or how far they deliver.
Fyi   Char Bar generally closes around 9pm.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #707 on: May 14, 2019, 03:39:55 AM »
Fyi   Char Bar generally closes around 9pm.
Which is why I mentioned how late he was getting in
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #708 on: May 15, 2019, 01:34:50 PM »
Going to be in Washington DC for July 4th. staying a couple blocks from the Air and Space Museum. Is Char Bar my best bet for having food delivered (no car)? Anything else that will deliver to that area (only ordering for 2 people so won't be too large an order).

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #709 on: May 15, 2019, 01:49:29 PM »
Going to be in Washington DC for July 4th. staying a couple blocks from the Air and Space Museum. Is Char Bar my best bet for having food delivered (no car)? Anything else that will deliver to that area (only ordering for 2 people so won't be too large an order).

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #710 on: May 15, 2019, 04:07:24 PM »
Going to be in Washington DC for July 4th. staying a couple blocks from the Air and Space Museum. Is Char Bar my best bet for having food delivered (no car)? Anything else that will deliver to that area (only ordering for 2 people so won't be too large an order).
Yes, you can also check where the food truck will be when you're there.
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #711 on: May 17, 2019, 03:57:48 AM »
Uber?
Expensive, but if I consider it, is there anywhere open after 10?
Expensive, but if I consider it, is there anywhere open past 10?

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« Reply #712 on: May 17, 2019, 06:01:10 AM »
Expensive, but if I consider it, is there anywhere open after 10?
Expensive, but if I consider it, is there anywhere open past 10?
In DC there is only the food truck (Brooklyn Sandwich Company) and Char Bar.
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #714 on: June 02, 2019, 03:48:14 AM »
What would be a good 1 day itinerary  11am-9pm for a first time visiting DC, including eating supper somewhere?
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #715 on: July 28, 2019, 10:33:22 PM »
Anyone stay @ the embassy suites in Georgetown and have experience with the breakfast buffet? Are there kosher options? Is the staff accommodating?

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« Reply #716 on: July 29, 2019, 07:43:16 AM »
Anyone stay @ the embassy suites in Georgetown and have experience with the breakfast buffet? Are there kosher options? Is the staff accommodating?
I think it's a pretty safe assumption that, in the US, a hotel breakfast will have kosher cereal and milk and most likely bagels and CC, possibly kosher yogurt (assuming non-chalav yisroel/pas yisroel.)
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« Reply #717 on: July 29, 2019, 09:31:26 AM »
Agreed. Iím referring specifically to accommodation in terms of bringing out disposables (often they only have silverware and china) as well as the kosher certification on the packages.
 Iíve stayed @ the Embassy suites in Niagara on numerous occasions and the staff there is extremely accommodative. 

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« Reply #718 on: July 29, 2019, 09:49:59 AM »
Agreed. Iím referring specifically to accommodation in terms of bringing out disposables (often they only have silverware and china) as well as the kosher certification on the packages.
 Iíve stayed @ the Embassy suites in Niagara on numerous occasions and the staff there is extremely accommodative.
I'd say you can assume most hotels would do that too unless you happen to run into a rude service manager or something like that. As an aside, what's wrong with using their utensils for cold food items?
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« Reply #719 on: July 29, 2019, 03:49:44 PM »
I'd say you can assume most hotels would do that too unless you happen to run into a rude service manager or something like that. As an aside, what's wrong with using their utensils for cold food items?
Oatmeal? Coffee?