A city square in Washington D.C., Farragut Square is in the Northwestern quadrant of the capital of the United States. Farragut Square is bordered by K Street NW, I Street NW, and 17th Street NW. The Square interrupts Connecticut Avenue NW. One of the weekly activities in Farragut Square includes ‘Farragut Friday’ when several food carts gather to serve local businesses.
Farragut Square is at the center of a busy commercial and business district. There is little residential property in the area, so after business hours the square is pretty quiet. Farragut Square is near the White House, the World Bank, the Washington Convention Center, major hotels, legal and professional offices, news media offices, travel agencies, and countless restaurants. It is also home to the Army Navy Club. There are many great buildings in the area that feature executive office suites.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Farragut Square provides a great green space, and in the center you will find a statue of David G. Farragut, a Union admiral in the American Civil War. Admiral Farragut was made famous by his rallying cry, "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!" He was the first Admiral in the Navy. Dining options near Farragut Square include Basil Thyme which is an Italian food truck where you can grab some tasty food, Surfside Truck which serves Mexican cuisine and Red Hook Lobster Pound where the fresh seafood never disappoints.
The nearest major airport to Farragut Square is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. This airport has international and domestic flights from Washington, District of Columbia and is 5 miles from the Square. The area is serviced by two stops on the Washington Metro rail system, Farragut North on the Red Line and Farragut West on the Blue and Orangelines. There is also bus service and many attractions, restaurants, and shops are within walking distance.