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L'Enfant Plaza, Washington DC

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Already unmatched in location and connectivity with direct access to the L’Enfant Plaza Metro station, the recent significant and comprehensive renovations have revealed a dramatically different L’Enfant Plaza with a renewed spirit and a new attitude.

An impressive three-story glass gateway entrance anchors an inviting square and floods an expansive retail area — flush with modern dining and shopping convenience — with natural light. Outdoor patio tables and indoor Wi-Fi lounge areas offer visitors a fresh new respite from the day. Upgraded office space now enjoys a contemporary and amenity-rich location.

- All new upgrades and office features, include a conference center, light-filled contemporary lobbies and updated common areas.

- An expanded retail area adds a wide variety of restaurants and shops and includes ample seating in a bright, light-filled environment capped by a stunning 32-foot glass atrium.

- An enviable location with unprecedented access to transportation and major federal agencies.

The Reimagined L'Enfant Plaza by the Numbers

- 1.2 Million SF mixed use project

- 800,000 SF of future development in the pipeline

- 40+ restaurants and shops

- Served by 5 Metro lines with direct indoor access

- 1,800 parking spaces
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TripAdvisor
  • This Metro stop serves a central hub along with Gallery Place for transferring to other lines to other adventures.  more »
  • One word - food. Options. Finally. The Washington Mall Is a great place to visit and even a great place to stay until you want something to eat. Yes, our hotel had some great choices. But as expected,...  more »
  • A stunning sculptural glass gateway, L’Enfant Plaza with shopping and dining. With wi-Fi lounge areas, visitors will enjoy the bright spirit of this newly refreshed destination – the Southwest Washing...  more »
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  • Mostly office space on the upper levels; plus a hotel. The "Promenade" level is full of retail shops and numerous fast food eateries. The restaurants are packed during the week; not so much on the weekends. Also, you have access to the Metro. Great place to meet someone for lunch during the week. Clean and we'll maintained. An easy walk to the sites of the Nation's Capital.
  • Very busy food court. Easy to get to right off the Metro. Lots of affordable food choices and variety. If you're not familiar with the area, it's easy to get turned around. Use Google Maps with the pedestrian setting to help.
  • Food court closes way too early (at around 5). But if you make it there in time there is a large selection of restaurants. Also a decent amount of selection of stores.
  • L'enfant plaza has the best five guys I have ever been to. A very popular and thriving spot to eat during lunch. Also very clean bathrooms.
  • Great place to stop and eat/shop regardless of whether you area tourist or work in the area. No sit down restaurants but fast food of every variety.