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Hyattsville Dining Guide

This guide is distributed across Hyattsville and can be viewed below. Our guide began in 2012 and as of October 2023, is in its 8th edition. If you have any questions or suggestions for our 8th edition, have fixes for our online resource, or are interested in distributing the guide at your business or office, please contact us. You can also browse our online database map with a searchable and filterable version of the guide.   

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Map Guide

Route One

From 6040 Baltimore Ave to 4700 Rhode Island

Chez Dior

This cozy, family run Senegalese restaurant opened in 2014 when Mamadou Fall and his partner, Binette Seck wanted to serve comfort food to the Senegalese transplants who had previously been ordering takeout from their home kitchen.  The servings are hearty and the food is rich and flavorful — we recommend the yassa chicken or poulet yassa.

Franklin’s Restaurant and Brewery

Franklin’s is the only combined restaurant, bar, and toystore in the world, and was Prince George’s County’s first microbrewey. Sourcing fresh, local ingredients their menu includes pub classics to compliment their rotating assortment of beers.

Shagga Coffee & Restaurant

Shagga specializes in authentic Ethiopian food that can be made with meat, fish, or as a hearty vegetarian meal. Their colorful, flavorful platters can easily leave multiple people feeling satisfied.

Between the Bread Café

Between the Bread Cafe offers custom deli sandwiches with fresh carved savory meats and a variety of handmade salads. Your choices are served with very satisfying portions between the bread or without bread with deli options served in a deli meal bowl. The menu selections; sandwiches, soups, salads and sweets are infused with southern seasons and flavors. Drinks are delightfully ice teas and lemonades that can be infused with fruit. We offer choice coffees that change weekly, not to become stagnant flavors of a cup of coffee.

Vigilante Coffee

Vigilante coffee serves specialty coffee and snacks at their flagship store right here in Hyattsville. Their coffees are sourced ethically and are roasted in-house, making perfect blends for any taste. They also offer coffee classes for the truly obsessed.

Shortcake Bakery

The owner of Shortcake Bakery, Cheryl Harrington, has flour in her veins. In 2011, Cheryl opened Shortcake Bakery & Cafe after spending years baking for her family and loved ones. Shortcake’s goods are all-natural and preservative-free. Try their cookies, cakes, scones, or savory Jamaican pies.

Prime Restaurant

This restaurant and bar serves African cuisine like goat meat stew, grilled tilapia and plantains, and gari. They also have a full bar with a nightclub atmosphere.

Pizzeria Paradiso

Pizzeria Paridiso’s, where they sell their own award-winning craft beer alongside artisan pizzas. Their pizzas start with hand-tossed dough in a domed, stone oven. They also host a multitude of events and offer happy hour deals on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Spice 6

Spice 6 is a modern fast-casual Indian restaurant that features build-it-yourself naan pizza and other Indian fare. Spice 6 has been in operation since 2012 and now has multiple locations around the DMV area.

Tara Thai

Tara Thai greets visitors with a soothing, underwater-themed decor and fresh, high quality Thai dishes. From curries to noodles to rice, they have a variety of rich dishes as well as cocktails.

Busboys and Poets

Busboys and Poets, so named in honor of the poet Langston Hughes who worked as a busboy at the Wardman Park Hotel in the 1920s, is a combined coffee shop, restaurant, and book store. They also host musicians and poetry readings occasionally. Here you can find both food for the body and mind.

Also on Route One:

Snagfroid Distilling

Is a small, artisanal distillery focusing on fruit-based brandies, dutch-style gins, and Maryland rye whiskey. All our products are made in our distillery in Hyattsville, using fruit grown in our own orchard in western Maryland and grains from Maryland farmers.

Maryland Meadworks

The first meadery in Prince George’s County. Mead is one of the oldest alcoholic beverages on the planet, with origins dating back to 8,000 B.C. It is made from honey and water fermented by yeast with an alcohol content.

The Kung Fu Tea/TKK 

TKK is a Taiwanese chain of fried chicken restaurants that has been around for over 40 years. TKK Fried Chicken has always fried up fresh ingredients, mixing the bold flavors of the East with the juicy golden crispy techniques of the West. 

 Elevation Burger

Eco-minded, fast-food-style chain for organic burgers (including veggie options), fries & shakes.

Teriyaki Kaizen, Domino’s, Subway, and Chipotle

More to come! ~