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Best things to do in Washington

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Bakery
“You must try the ham and cheese croissant and the very best coffee in town, also fresh baked breads that you can make a meal out of with a nice bottle of wine and some cheese. ”
6 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“The renovated theater boasts artwork, theater productions, musicals, children's theater, comedy and more.”
4 locals recommend
Bar
“Great drink and I love the shrimp and grits, the pork chop, and wonderful shrimp wraps for appetizers.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The best food and fun atmosphere. Friday night live music most of the year.Pet permitted at outside bar and close to live music. Children friendly as well. ”
6 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Interesting to visit regardless of your age. Learn about the life, health, and history of the Pamlico-Tar River. If you enjoy nature, you'll really enjoy this exploration of the estuary, constructed wetland, and river. Educational boat rides on the river offered a few times a week. ”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food, great atmosphere. One of seven different little restaurants in "Little Washington" on or near the waterfront.”
5 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“An eastern NC legend and worth the drive to "Little Washington" to grab a bag of dogs. Head to the original location on the waterfront and expect a wait. You get your choice of "all the way" (mustard, onions and their famous white bean chili) or maybe just mustard and onions, or just chili, or maybe mustard and chili is your thing, or just plan. Whatever you decide there is NO KETCHUP so don't ask. Grab a bag of chips and a cold bottle of coke or pepsi, pay (cash or card) and then step out front, grab a bench on the sidewalk and......enjoy! ”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Seafood dishes, steaks, sandwiches, salads, patio dining, oyster and martini bars. Tuesday-Saturday Lunch 11-2PM/ Dinner 5PM Until … Sunday 11AM-7PM Oyster Bar: Tuesday-Saturday 5PM Until”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Italian Old Style Pizza... Authentic Italian food in a convenient location on Highway 17.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“What is unique about this place is it serves as a restaurant or market where you can grab some seafood and take back to the kitchen at the house and cook it there! Super friendly atmosphere too! ”
3 locals recommend
Cafe
“Grab a coffee and a treat at this full service coffee shop after walking the boardwalk.”
1 local recommends
Art Gallery
“Local talented artists coop with pieces for sale representing many types of artwork and one of a kind pieces.”
1 local recommends
Shopping Mall
“just a few blocks away, everything you might need that you forgot to pack. ”
1 local recommends
Art Gallery
“Unusual one of a kind jewelry with reasonable prices. Artwork from various local artists on display and for sale. Very friendly artists and pet friendly.”
1 local recommends