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Best of D.C. 2021: Dupont Circle BID Winners & Finalists

Category: Neighborhood Spotlight

Best of D.C. 2021: Dupont Circle BID Winners & Finalists

Congratulations to all businesses who were nominated in Washington City Paper's Best of D.C. 2021 Awards! You can view the full list of winners here.

We've gathered all of the Dupont Circle BID winners and finalists below. Continue to support your local businesses throughout the rest of 2021 - and beyond!


Board Room - Best Bar with Games/Activities
Bite the Fruit - Best Adult Toy Store
CHIKO - Best Lockdown Takeout/Delivery Discovery
CHIKO - Best Lockdown Takeout/Delivery Experience
Duffy's Irish Pub - Best Wings
Fantom Comics - Best Comic Book Store
Secondi Inc - Best Clothing Boutique
Secondi Inc - Best Vintage Clothing Store
Teaism Penn Quarter - Best Tea Shop (Penn Quarter location won, but let's celebrate them at Dupont too!)
Yoga District - Best Local Virtual Workout
Yoga District - Best Yoga Studio

2nd Place

Arynne Crane - Best Real Estate Agent
Bethesda Bagels - Best Bagel
Bistrot Du Coin - Best French Restaurant
Bluemercury - Best Beauty Store
CHIKO - Best Korean Restaurant
Cove - Best Shared Work Space
Dawson's Market - Best Green Business
Secondi Inc - Best Consignment Shop

3rd Place

Assets - Best Place for Adult Entertainment
AT&T - Best Cellular Service Provider
Bistrot Du Coin - Best Mussels
City Lights of China - Best Chinese Restaurant
CHIKO - Best Dumplings
Dolcezza Gelato & Coffee - Best Gelato/Ice Cream
Duffy's Irish Pub - Best Irish Pub
Dawson's Market - Best Grocer
Dawson's Market - Best Place to Buy Beer
Kramers - Best Bookstore
McClellan's Retreat - Best Cocktail Bar
McClellan's Retreat - Best Whiskey Selection
National Holistic Healing Center - Best Cannabis Dispensary
Phillips Collection Centennial Exhibit - Best Museum Tour/Exhibit
Pure Barre - Best Barre Studio
Spa Logic - Best Facial
Spa Logic - Best Place for Hair Removal
Spa Logic - Best Spa
Valley Brook Tea - Best Tea Shop


Deluca Massage & Bodywork - Best Therapeutic Massage
Duffy's Irish Pub - Best Bloody Mary
Dawson's Market - Best Food Market
Dawson's Market - Best Specialty Food Store
Emily Attwood, RLAH Real Estate - Best Architecture Firm
Looped Yarn Works - Best Store To Indulge Your Pandemic Hobby
Phillips Collection Centennial Exhibit - Museum Art Gallery We Missed Most
Phillips Collection Centennial Exhibit - Best Birthday
Rakuya - Best Japanese Restaurant
Secrète Fine Jewelry - Best Place to Buy Jewelry
Silky Smooth - Best Facial
Silky Smooth - Best Threading
Spa Logic - Best Hair Salon
Spa Logic - Best Makeup Artist
Spa Logic - Best Mani/Pedi
Spa Logic - Best Therapeutic Massage
Spa Logic - Best Threading
Spa Logic - Best Beauty Store
Taïm - Best Falafel
Taïm - Best Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurant
Suntrust - Best Bank/Credit Union