DC Central Kitchen’s Main Kitchen is located at 425 2nd Street NW, on the ground floor of the Federal City Shelter, a three-story gray building on the southeast corner of 2nd and E Streets NW. There is no on-site parking at the Kitchen, so please use public transportation if possible.


The closest metro stop is Judiciary Square on the Red Line. From the Judiciary Square 4th and D Street exit, head south on 4th Street NW, left on D Street NW, left on 1st Street NW, and then left into the service alley just south of Sandwiches by Phillips. The entrance to the Kitchen looks like a service/delivery entrance and is marked by a large sign. Route is shown in red in the map below.


Limited parking is available in lots at Union Station, on E Street between 2nd and 3rd Streets NW, and on the street. There is metered parking along E Street NW, 1st Street NW and New Jersey Avenue NW, all within a block of the Kitchen.

DC Central Kitchen’s Nutrition Lab is located at 2625 Evarts Street, NE. This location is not Metrorail accessible. Unlimited street parking is available on 28th Street NE.

The Nutrition Lab is across from a mechanical garage and the entrance to the building is down a narrow driveway (look for DC Central Kitchen vans) at the back of the building. Evarts Street is a dead end with an Ethiopian Church at the end of the street. If you need help finding the entrance to the Nutrition Lab, please call 202-400-2804.