Located directly on the scenic waterfront, downtown Washington offers unique opportunities to the visitor, from world-class restaurants and intriguing antique stores to art galleries, performing centers, and more. Our downtown on the waterfront is the perfect place for an overnight stay or a weekend getaway.
The Pamlico River and scenic waterfront boardwalk make a spectacular backdrop for a picnic or afternoon in the park. You can also visit the NC Estuarium or explore the sites on the Historic Walking Tour, all in downtown Washington.
Discover the charms of the Inner Banks by exploring our beautiful downtown:
110 E. Water Street, Washington
Art Tyndall, a North Carolina native and Washington, North Carolina resident, is a self taught painter of the Eastern North Carolina area. Art has won numerous awards and has his works in both corporate and …more »
150 West Main Street, Washington
Arts of the Pamlico is a moving force that provides cultural opportunities through initiation, support, and presentation of a wide range of artistic, educational, entertainment, and cultural programs. Encourages and supports the efforts of local …more »
109 Gladden Street, Washington
This is a must for any visit to Washington. In business since 1928, Bill’s Hot Dogs is as famous as the town’s namesake. This no-frills hot dog joint is quick and easy, grab a dog …more »
100 W. Main Street, Washington
Bloom is a contemporary women’s clothing and gift boutique that provides customers with moderately priced clothing, jewelry and accessories. The main focus of Bloom is to restore the idea of a personal shopping experience for …more »
122 Van Norden, Washington
City-owned and operated public library. Brown Library offers books, historical research, and public computers.
128 East 2nd Street, Washington
Carryout by Chrislyn is Orginal Washington’s Foodery providing home style meals and party platters for your family’s needs, corporate events, church gatherings & gourmet baskets. Sunday – Closed Monday10:00 am– 6:30 pm Tuesday10:00 am– 6:30 pm Wednesday10:00 …more »
111 South McNair Street, Washington
Full service coffee shop in historic downtown Washington. Coffee, lattes, danish, pastries, cappucinos, mochas, espressos, candy. Open Mon-Thurs 6:30am – 2pm Fri 6:30am – 5pm Sat 7:30am – 5pm Sun 9am – 5pm
103 N. Market Street, Washington
So here is the Story behind Cottage Junkies… My love for decorating and design came from my grandmothers sense of style. Even at a young age I have always had a love for decorating. I’m …more »
107 W. Main St., Washington
Locally owned and operated. Serving seafood, sandwiches and salads. Casual atmosphere, patio seating. Full bar.
731 W. Main Street, Washington
A little more information about Elmwood 1820 Since 1820, Elmwood has remained the crown jewel of style and sophistication of the “original” Washington with its eye-catching Italianate detailing and eclectic features. Now a privately owned …more »
156 West Main Street, Washington
Located in the heart of the downtown Washington historic district you will find Grub Brothers Eatery. A local restaurant known for its Southern and Cajun Cuisine with a twist. It¹s Casual and upbeat atmosphere gives …more »
1001 Park Drive, Washington
Located along the Pamlico River, the park comprises two covered picnic shelters, playground equipment, fishing pier and open grass areas for volleyball, tag football and other activities. Updated in 2016, the park is now an …more »
132 S. Market Street, Washington
The Historic Port of Washington Project is dedicated to celebrating the rich maritime history of Washington, NC. Open Saturdays 9:30am-1:30pm.
102 Stewart Parkway, Washington
This self-guided tour takes you through Washington’s historic district.
112B North Market Street, Washington
Art studio. Acrylic paintings, giclees, art prints and notecards. Please stop by Art on Market; Kay has a variety of price point items including original acrylic paintings, giclees (archival fine art reproductions), digital prints, note cards, and …more »
125 West Main Street, Washington
Authentic New York style pizza and pasta in Downtown Washington. Visit the sister location in Historic Bath at the foot of the bridge. Banquet room available for groups.
150 W. Main Street, Washington
Located in the historic Turnage Theater. Inventory includes a variety of original fine art pieces and craft items by local or regional artists. Tues-Fri from 9am-4pm.
201 W. Main Street, Washington
The Lemonade Art Gallery presents a collection of exquisite original art from award winning artists that may be seen at the gallery or purchased online in this site. Lemonade is a working gallery, and welcomes …more »
101 W. Main St., Washington
Fine Art Gallery, Custom Framing, Handmade Gift Shop, Exhibitions, etc…Holding tight to a belief in creativity, craftsmanship, and independence. Lone Leaf Gallery & Custom Framing features fine art, fine crafts, and other handmade goods by …more »
141 N. Market St, Washington
Provides Washington and surrounding areas with massage therapy, Swedish, deep tissue, pre-natal, sports massage, myofascial, hot stone, couples massage.
112 West Main Street, Washington
Locally owned gift shop full of unique nautical items for your home and boat. The shop features Guy Harvey and Costa Del Mar. The Nauti Life offers bridal registry and has all of your Pirate …more »
223 E. Water St., Washington
NC Estuarium Video Visit the world’s first Estuarium, one of North Carolina’s most innovative environmental centers. Over 200 exhibits describe our vital estuaries and coastal rivers, including: aquariums with crabs, alligators, and other estuarine life …more »
106 W. Main St., Washington
Beautiful 3.500 sq. foot salon & spa with very experienced staff. Offer services to bridal parties. Specialize in all phases of dimensional hair color, skin care, makeovers and facials, pedicures and manicures.
1 Harding Square, Washington
Seafood dishes, steaks, sandwiches, salads, patio dining, oyster and martini bars. Tuesday-Saturday Lunch 11-2PM/ Dinner 5PM Until … Sunday 11AM-7PM Oyster Bar: Tuesday-Saturday 5PM UNTIL Restaurant hours are subject to change. Please call restaurants to …more »
143 N. Market St, Washington
Market Street Pub is Washington’s Downtown live music venue, offering live music or DJ every weekend. Reserve Market Street Pub for a special event! It is the place to be for late night music, drinks, laughs & dancing! …more »
108 North Market Street, Washington
Antiques from Near and Far available in Downtown Washington on Market Street.
203 E. Main Street, Washington
Our cupcakes “Two Bites of Heaven” We are always thinking of new varieties to entice your palate. If you have a flavor you like we will make you a cupcake. Here are just a few of our flavors: Bacon Maple French Toast, Basil & Lemon, Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup, Lavender Mint, PB&J, Banana …more »
246 West Main Street, Washington
Full line retail furniture store since 1923. Featuring medium and high end furnishings.
126 N. Market Street, Washington
Offering freshly baked breads, bagels, artisan breads, pastries, sandwiches, and salads. Regular hours 7am-6pm, Monday through Saturday. Check out their website for menu selections and more.
238 W. Main Street, Washington
The River Girl specializes in antiques, interior design and unique gifts. Owner Cindy Jowers has been an interior designer for 30 years in Columbia, SC prior to opening The River Girl.
139 W. Main St., Washington
In the past 15 years, River Walk Gallery and Arts Center has evolved from an artists’ cooperative to a nonprofit corporation, shifting some of its focus to community outreach with programs, workshops and exhibits open …more »
118 West Main Street, Washington
Menswear retailer for 30 years. Men’s and women’s dress and casual with attention to detail and customer service. Accessories. Baby gifts and registry.
228 W. Main St, Washington
Retail sale of antiques, almost antiques & collectibles. Donations welcomed funds raised help support Ruth’s House, a safe place for victims of domestic violence. All donations are tax deductible. The sales people working in the …more »
108 S. Market Street, Washington
Art from a variety of repurposed woods.
202 West Main Street, Washington
Watch, jewelry and clock repair, jewelry and gifts.
223 West Main Street, Washington
South Market Antiques and Little Shoppes offer a unique shopping experience. South Market Antiques features furniture, primitives, glassware, jewelry, linens, pottery, art, tools, advertising, collectibles, Howards Furniture Products, hand-poured candles and Goodness Grows in North …more »
133 W. Main St, Washington
Featuring antiques, vintage linens, repurposed ‘painted furniture,’ new and vintage home decor & more! We have been thrilled with the reception from the good folks in Washington. We offer antiques, lots of vintage items which …more »
216 W. Main Street, Washington
The historically beautiful BANK OF WASHINGTON was built in 1852 but it is now home to THE BANK bistro&bar. We strive to provide an elegant, comfortable atmosphere and we serve a fresh take on Southern inspired cuisine. Come …more »
Water Street, Washington
Come take a voyage down the Pamlico River in style. AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE CHARTER Perfect for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, receptions, reunions, corporate events & other gatherings. Contact John Butler at (252) 947-2530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org …more »
223 W. Main Street, Washington
A unique shopping experience awaits in historic downtown Washington, Little Shoppes includes over 25 original boutique shops selling any treasure, collectible or specialty item that your heart desires’. From home décor, cards, women’s and children’s clothing, jewelry …more »
225 W. Main Street, Washington
A mainstay in Washington’s harbor disctrict, the Meeting Place Cafe offers daily lunch specials including specialty quiche, salads and sandwiches. The Meeting Place has patio, waterview dining and indoor seating for lunch and Sunday brunch.
400 East Main Street, Washington
A quintessential bed & breakfast, the Pamlico House offers a choice of five luxury guest rooms with private baths, and all the added amenities that you associate with the world’s finest boutique hotels. There are …more »
105 W. Main St, Washington
Name brand clothing (Chico’s, Talbots, Loft), designer purses, casual and cocktail shoes, comforters, bedspreads, curtains, kitchen items, pots and pans, dishes, household pictures, nautical items, lots of costume jewelry, wallets, colognes. …more »
240 W. Main St., Washington
Warren’s is your one stop for hunting and fishing needs in the Inner Banks. Here you can purchase fishing licenses, plus the rods, reels, and lures to catch fish in the Pamlico. A Remington warranty …more »
221 W. Main Street, Washingtn
New and used books, records, comic books, video games. Now serving wine and beer by the glass in addition to offering a large selection of craft beers and wines by the bottle.
110 N. Gladden St, Washington
Located in Washington’s beautiful Harbor District, just a block from the waterfront and within walking distance to shopping and dining, the Civic Center offers every size space to fit your needs, from banquet halls and …more »
102 Stewart Parkway, Washington
108 Gladden St, Washington
Museum is a pictorial history of Slavery in Washington & Beaufort County NC. We are a National Park Service “Underground Railroad Network to Freedom” site. Please note the Winter Hours for the museum. Friday …more »
132 E. Water Street, Washington
Introducing a new and exciting evening out in Washington, NC Tired of the same old entertainment? Unleash your inner artist in Washington, NC in a fun and social environment. We provide everything, just sign up, …more »
220 W. Main St., Washington
Unique collection of affordable wines. Beers – NC microbrews & imports. Gourmet foods – cheeses, olives, specialty meats, cook’s helpers–sauces, spices, oils, vinegars. Discount priced books & CD’s. Wine accessories. Gift baskets.