DC Hoya Restaurateurs Round Up

In honor of Thanksgiving, tomorrow food is on the brain. Anyone who lives in DC can tell you that the restaurant scene is thriving. In 2011 alone, over DC was home to over 2,100 eateries. Chefs and restaurateurs are flocking to the district for it’s foodie renaissance.  And on the scene are quite a few of our very own Hoyapreneurs.  Who knew that despite the fact that Georgetown doesn’t have a hospitality school Hoyas would still be making their mark?  Check out the list below for a list of Hoya owned places to grab a bite! 

Chef Geoff’s
Geoff Tracy (C’95)
3201 New Mexico Ave., NW
Donwtown: 13th Street, Between E & F St., NW
Tysons: 8045 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA
Rockville: 12256 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD

Geoff Tracy (C’95)
4435 Willard Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD

Luke’s Lobster
Luke Holden (B’07)
Penn Quarter: 624 E Street, NW
Georgetown: 1211 Potomac Street, NW
Bethesda: 7129 Bethesda Lane, Bethesda, MD

Sweet Green
Nicolas Jammet (B’07)
Nathaniel Ru (B’07)
Jonathan Neman (B’07)
Georgetown: 3333 M. Street, NW
Dupont Circle: 1512 Connecticut Ave, NW
Bethesda: 4831 Bethesda Avenue
14th + W: 1325 W St. NW
19th + L: 1901 L St NW
Capitol Hill: 221 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
City Vista: 1065 5th St NW
Foggy Bottom: 2221 I St NW
Glover Park: 2200 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Logan Circle: 1471 P St. NW
West End: 2238 M St NW
College Park: 8300 Baltimore Ave.
Silver Spring: 8517 Georgia Ave.

Boqueria Dupont
Yann de Rochefort (F’89)
1837 M St NW

Elias (Eli) Hengst (G’02)
223 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE

Mason Inn
Fritz Brogan (C’07)
2408 Wisconsin Ave NW

Town Hall
Paul Holder (’02)
2340 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Sixth Engine
Paul Holder (’02)
438 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Joe McGuinness (’68)
5247 Wisconsin Ave NW

Saxby’s Georgetown
Jim Hilson (C’08)
3500 O Street, NW

Silver Diner
Robert Giaimo (B’73)
17 locations in MD and DC

Tortilla Coast
Brian Sullivan (B’08 S’12)
Co-founder of Clover Restaurant Group
400 1st Street, SE
1460 P Street, NW

Cafe Deluxe
Brian Sullivan (B’08 S’12)
Cofounder of Clover Restaurant Group
Cleveland Park: 3228 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Bethesda: 4910 Elm Street
Tysons: 1800 International Drive West
Gaithersburg: 9811 Washingtonian Boulevard

Brian Sullivan (B’08 S’12)
Cofounder of Clover Restaurant Group
1400 Irving Street, NW
1275 1st Street, NE

U Street Cafe
Brian Sullivan (B’08 S’12)
Cofounder of Clover Restaurant Group
1301 U Street, NW

John Laytham (F’66)
nFouder of Clyde’s Restaurant Group
The Tombs: 1226 36th Street, NW
1789 Restaurant: 1226 36th Street, NW
Old Ebbitt Grill: 675 15th Street, NW
The Hamilton: 600 14th Street, NW
Plus additional locations in Tysons, Columbia, Rockville, Rockville & Reston

Michael Babin (L’99)
Co-owner of Neighborhood Restaurant Group including DC, Alexandria, and Arlington restaurants: The Evening Star, Café, Vermilion, Tallula, Eatbar, Rustico, Buzz, Columbia Firehouse, Birch & Barley, Churchkey, Star Catering, & Red Apron Butchery

Did we leave anyone off the list? Let us know!! Stay tuned for more Hoya restaurateur round ups by city! Happy Thanksgiving!


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