L'Enfant Plaza, Washington DC

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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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  • This is a nice place to stop to eat or shop. We took the metro to the L'Enfant Plaza stop. It was cold the day we visited so eating inside at one of the restaurants was great. It’s not very big but a ...  more »
  • As part of a middle school tour group, We ate lunch one day at this mall. It was pa led with busy working adults around noon. They have several food options. We had a voucher provided by our tour comp...  more »
  • I visited L'Enfant Plaza few months ago on weekend and was not impressed with it at all because there was no life. I decided to visit again this week. To my surprise, the place is lively with many foo...  more »
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  • Get there early, because the whole place closes down early like Main Street in a tiny Midwestern town. You'd think they would stay open a little later, since it's one of the only places with a good variety of food near the National Mall. But nope. We tried the curry place, the hot sandwich shop and Panda Express. The food was pretty good, but they sure don't cater to out-of-towners.
  • Great place for a variety of food. Being in the middle of a busy Government Center it will be very crowded at lunch time. All the various eateries do a good job of moving Airlines. If you are traveling through the area with a group, as I was, it is a great place for everybody to choose what they want to eat and find a seat together. Despite being crowded at lunch time on a weekday it was not difficult for us to find room to sit and eat our food.
  • During our stay in DC we visited this plaza a few times for all the great shops and eateries. We hit up a lot of nicer restaurants, but sometimes our wallets needed a break, and the food court here was able to offer a great reprieve for our budgets. The best part is that it's connected to a subway station so it was convenient as ever.
  • A quality mall, food court, and subway station (that is one of the best places to connect you to any line you're looking to take in DC). I stopped here once to eat (quality food court) and many times to transfer subway lines and I don't have any complaints. Overall, a great place!
  • It's a nice mall with scenic beauty. It's ultra modern. Located in the center of Washington DC, it attracts a lot of trendy customers who like high end shopping. Most international brands have their showrooms here. The mall is also quite close to the beautiful waterfront, America mall, Lincoln memorial, white house and other monuments. You can plan a day's trip to this place. Good for visitors and local people alike. Children would enjoy too.
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