These Local Family-Friendly Restaurants Have Something for Everyone

BY Blog Editor

The kids are back to school, and after a long summer of fun, sitting back in a classroom for eight hours a day can’t be easy. So, treat them once they get off the school bus – take them to one of these family-friendly restaurants near our Wray apartments.

Washington DC has a restaurant scene that has something for everyone, and that includes spots that not only have great food and drinks, but also fare that kids will love, too. Head to one of these eateries with casual digs, a versatile menu and a fun atmosphere!

Firefly, located at 1310 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC which is six minutes from your Wray apartment, is a restaurant built around a large indoor tree, serving seasonal, local New American comfort food.

Firefly has been serving contemporary American comfort food and drink for over 20 years. From seasonal menus and innovative cocktails to their whimsical atmosphere and welcoming vibe, Firefly is a neighborhood favorite that’s sure to please. Plus, because they recognize the individual tastes and preferences of each of their guests, they offer vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes to accommodate all dietary needs.

Carmine’s Italian Restaurant, located at 425 7th Street NW at, E St NW, Washington, DC which is 13 minutes from your Wray apartment, offers Southern Italian cuisine served family-style at this sprawling 1930s-style dining hall.

Restaurateur Artie Cutler crafted Carmine’s with a singular vision: bringing his guests “wow-factor” sized portions and making any meal feel like an Italian American wedding feast. Platters of homestyle antipasto, pasta, decadent seafood or meat entrees and of course homemade desserts are all staples at Carmine’s, meant for sharing amongst friends and family. When great food and wine are supported by friendly and knowledgeable service, the results are magic – they want every day to feel like a Sunday afternoon at Grandma’s!


1310 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

(202) 861-1310

Carmine’s Italian Restaurant

425 7th Street NW at, E St NW, Washington, DC 20004

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