Eatonville Restaurant

2121 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Types: American, Eclectic, Seafood, Southern, Brunch, Crab House / Crab-Cakes, Lunch
Hours: Mon - Fri 11:30am - Midnight, Sat & Sun 11am - Midnight; Brunch Sat & Sun 11am - 2:30pm
Phone: (202) 332-9672
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Eatonville Restaurant is a Southern-inspired restaurant opened in 2009 by Andy Shallal, founder of Busboys and Poets. Located in the historic U Street Corridor at 2121 14th Street, NW, The Zora Neale Hurston inspired restaurant is in the heart of where Hurston and fellow writer/poet Langston Hughes enjoyed a lively social and cultural life during the early 1920s. Eatonville pays homage to Hurston's DC connections including her time as a student at Howard University.. It is named for her childhood hometown in Florida, the setting of her most famous novel, "Their Eyes Were Watching God".