From DC: Take 14th to I-395 S and get off at the US-1 S (8c) exit to Pentagon City/Crystal City/Alexandria. Continue on Richmond Highway (US Route 1) and then turn right at 23rd St S. Federico will be about half a  block on your right.

From Fairfax: Take Arlington Blvd (Rt. 50) to Washington Blvd (VA-27 E) towards Pentagon/I-395. Take the I-395 N ramp to Washington (US-1 S).  Bear right onto the ramp for National Airport (US-1 S)/Crystal City.  Continue on Hayes St for approximately .7 miles and then turn right at S Fern St.  Shortly thereafter turn left at 23rd St. S. Federico will be on your left.

Parking: There is a public parking garage just two blocks away on S. 23rd St (across Route 1) with plenty of FREE parking after 4pm M-F and all day on weekends/holidays!

Permit Parking (residential areas) is free weekdays after 5pm and all day on weekends/holidays.

Meter parking on some surrounding streets is free after 8pm weekdays and all day on weekends/holidays (on our street, it’s not free on Saturday’s).

There is a large private 24/7 hourly pay lot located directly behind our restaurant $3/hr ($12/max)

For more detailed parking information with maps, please visit

From Metro: Crystal City Metro is the closest Metro stop. When you arrive, go out the station, walk towards your left to 18th Street and then veer right and walk under the Route 1 overpass to Eads St. Turn left and walk to 23rd Street. Turn right. Federico is up 23rd Street a few doors on the right hand side.