There are a number of restaurants nearby including the establishments listed below. Check the individual websites for menu, prices and other details:
San Antonio Bar and Grill.3908 12th Street NE, 202-832-8080. This is the closest restaurant to the Monastery. It is located on 12th Street between Randolph St and Quincy St. There is free parking next to the restaurant. (Go down 14th Street to Randolph Street and turn left. Follow Randolph Street two blocks to 12th Street and turn left again. The restaurant is on the right.) There are large private sitting areas in this restaurant for groups but you should book in advance. http://www.sabarandgrill.com/
Smith Public Trust, 3514 12th Street NE, 202-733-5834. Go down Quincy Street to 12th Street. Turn left and follow 12th Street for about 4 blocks. This restaurant is on 12th Street between Newton and Monroe Streets.
Brookland’s Finest. 3126 12th Street NE, 202-633-0050. Parking is available on side streets. Go down Quincy Street to 12th Street, turn left and follow 12th Street beyond St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. http://www.brooklandsfinest.com/
Busboys and Poets. 625 Monroe St NE, 301-779-2787. Go down Quincy Street and make a left on 12th Street. Go several blocks and make a right on Monroe St. Go over the bridge and Busboys and Poets will be on your left just before Monroe ends at Michigan Avenue. https://www.busboysandpoets.com/
Cafeteria at The Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Michigan Avenue and Harewood Road, NE. The Basilica cafeteria offers special menus for large groups who wish to incorporate breakfast or lunch into their visit, including boxed lunches to-go. Arrangements for these meals require prior notice. Please contact Visitor Services at firstname.lastname@example.org. From the Monastery, go down Quincy Street past 12th Street to Michigan Avenue. Turn left on Michigan Avenue, go over the bridge, and past Catholic University Campus. You can drive up to the front of the Basilica and let people off and then park free in the big lot off Harewood Road.