With a wet forecast ahead, we’re sending you out to dinner! Here’s our guide to D.C. restaurants that feature warm food for cold, rainy (and snowy!) days.

When it’s cold and stormy outside, I crave warm food. Comfort foods, you know — like a grilled cheese sandwich with tomato soup, homemade chicken and noodles, spaghetti and meatballs … With my penchant for turning to food when life gets stormy, I obviously have a problem!

With cold, wet weather in the forecast, we’re going to be wanting some warm food in the next couple of days.

Lucky for you, we’ve already created guides to the best of the best restaurants in Washington, D.C. So now, for your ease of use, we’ve compiled all of them below! Here’s our overarching guide to D.C.’s best warm food for a rainy weekend!

Click on each of the headers below to open up our favorite restaurants in that food genre!

Best Pho

Best Ramen

Best Thai

Best Asian

Best Indian

Best Russian

Best Italian

Best Pizza

Best Mexican

Best Steakhouses

Best Diners

Looking for warm beverages? We’ve got you covered there, too:

Coffee Part 1 | Coffee Part 2 | Coffee Part 3

Best Tea

And if you need a place to hang out with more to do than just eat or drink, check out this arcade bar or this brand new board games restaurant.


So, let us know what you think of the guides above. What kind of warm food are you craving? Are we missing a food genre that you’d like us to explore in the future? Tell us in the comments below!