Restaurants Range from Fun to Fine Dining near Landover's FedEx Field

Thousands of people pour into Landover, Md.'s FedEx Field every year. Whether it's to watch the Washington Redskins take on their NFL opponents (Beat Dallas!) or watch a sold out concert, venue goers will surely have worked up a large appetite and thirst after the event. Luckily, a short distance away is Washington, D.C. which offers some of the best dining options in the region. 10Best has searched the area to find amazing restaurants that will satisfy foodies and those just looking for a good meal. 

Sometimes after a game you just want to have a beer, eat some delicious food and vent so we have included legendary Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann's Restaurant as well as Ella's Wood Fired Pizza. Both feature a thriving bar scene with many food and drink options.

Going to FedEx Field is usually a treat for some so why not make the most of your time in the nation's capital and hit up some fine dining venues. World renowned chef Jose Andres' Oyamel makes our list thanks to its outstanding take on modern, urban Mexican food so does 'Top Chef' alum Bryan Voltaggio's Range which offers new takes on tasty favorites. 

Whatever your culinary desire, Washington, D.C. has a restaurant to fill your belly and quench your thirst.

Plume at the Jefferson Hotel


Nestled inside the outstanding Jefferson Hotel is the equally amazing restaurant Plume. Traditional dishes are created using seasonal ingredients that Thomas Jefferson would have grown on his Monticello estate. The menu is small but huge on...  Read More

Chinatown / Penn Quarter
Ella's Wood Fired Pizza


When the restaurant opened in 2003, the goal was to become a true neighborhood destination and they have succeeded. Wood-fired pizza is, of course, the main focus. Folks can chose from 19 different pizzas or may create their own. The old...  Read More



This modern Greek restaurant is a foodie's dream come true. A set multi-course tasting dinner begins with small, light dishes and moves toward pastas, entrees and desserts. Since there are no printed menus, you are told of the meal as it is...  Read More



Many people leave Black's Bar & Kitchen talking about its impressive seafood offerings. They offer a raw bar where patrons may sample clams, Chesapeake Bay oysters, and shrimp cocktail. Plus, the dinner menu boasts crab cakes, seared sea...  Read More

Le Diplomate
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For a taste of France right here in Washington, D.C., head to this bistro which offers an incredible comfort food menu for brunch, apres midi and dinner. Brunch options include breakfast favorites like steak and eggs and spinach omelette and...  Read More



Choosing its name to honor a historic year in Washington, D.C.'s history, the 1789 Restaurant based in Georgetown harks back to days gone by. American antiques, paintings and china decorate the six dining rooms which add to the venue's historic...  Read More

Blue Duck Tavern
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You'll find this American fare restaurant tucked inside the Park Hyatt Washington D.C. Soft lighting, an open kitchen and unique handcrafted wood furnishings throughout give the restaurant a warm, contemporary feel. American fare is prepared...  Read More



Named after the sacred fir tree native to central Mexico where monarch butterflies take refuge after migration, Oyamel is emerging as one of the district's top upscale casual dining options. The menu features creative interpretations of modern,...  Read More

Joe Theismann's Restaurant
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Washington Redskins' legendary quarterback Joe Theismann started this restaurant more than 35 years ago as one of the first restaurant-bars in the country. Today, the classy yet comfortable establishment is a popular gathering place to watch the...  Read More


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