Food & Beverage Options

Verizon Center offers a variety of concession stands and restaurants with menu choices ranging from pizza at Papa John’s to donuts at Dunkin Donuts and chili at Hard Times Cafe.

There are two concessionaires at Verizon Center. Aramark handles our main concourse and 400 level concourse food options, and Levy Restaurants handles our premium services areas including the Acela Club, Dewar’s 12 Coaches Club, Suites and The Player's Club.

Arena fare includes hot dogs, crab cakes, chicken fingers, cheesesteaks, chili bowls, quesadillas, deli sandwiches, cheese fries and more. Kosher, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are also available. Gluten-free menu items include hot dog and hamburger buns at Hoffman's Grill stands by sections 105 and 413. There is also Angry Orchard Gluten-Free Hard Cider available at all locations where packaged beer is sold (total of 35 locations on the main concourse). Greek salad is also available at hte Capital Craves stand by section 201.

A variety of beverage items are available including PepsiCo products such as Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Lipton and Tropicana. 

For a list of area restaurants near Verizon Center please click here


Dunkin Donuts is located on 7th Street NW at Verizon Center in between F and G Streets NW. The largest coffee and baked goods chain in the world is providing customers another location in DC for high quality coffee, bagels, donuts and other baked goods. Store hours are Monday through Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00p.m. For more information please visit



Hard Times Cafe comes to Verizon Center! As one of the area’s most popular spots for sports and food, Hard Times Cafe fans can now enjoy their chili dogs, nachos and wings right here at Verizon Center. There are two locations at the arena: a full concession stand at section 112 and a portable stand at section 119 on the main concourse. Look for Hard Times Cafe when attending your next Capitals, Georgetown, Mystics and Wizards game or favorite concert. Hard Times Cafe. Chili, wings, nachos, dogs and beer.



The Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grille Restaurant, based out of Ocean City, Md., is located at the corner of 6th and F Streets NW at Verizon Center. Historically a Maryland based sports bar and grille restaurant, The Greene Turtle ventures into new territory as they inhabit not only Washington, D.C., but Verizon Center as the first official sports bar in the Gallery Place/Chinatown district. The Greene Turtle will offer the perfect venue for fans to eat, drink, and watch sports before, during and after events at a reasonable price.

Verizon Center’s location is open seven days a week from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. For more information please visit


For the most current information, please download the Verizon Center mobile app and search for a particular food or beverage item via the arena map.


To download the mobile app, Text “ARENA” to 43803 during Capitals games and 71855 during Wizards games and follow the instructions in the bounce back text message.

Click here to visit the Android Market

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For support issues with the Verizon Center mobile app, please email


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