Eat the best crab cakes in the city next to civil rights leaders
3113 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue SE
Located in the historic Congress Heights neighborhood, MLK Deli is a DC institution. Sure, you can never go wrong with one of their premium deli sandwiches, but the Congress Heights Crab Cake Sandwich is their signature dish. Before you can even order, you’ll be greeted by a detailed mural of Martin Luther King Jr., Fredrick Douglass, Malcolm X, Marion Berry, and Barack Obama. Oh, and your MLK Deli adventure isn’t complete without sipping on one of their flavored lemonades. You’ll thank us later.