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)
There is usually street parking available adjacent to Federico or on the nearby side streets. Meters in short term areas charge $1.25 per hour. In the very unlikely event that you can't find a nearby spot, Crystal City has thousands of FREE evening parking spaces when you arrive after 4 p.m.! More...
From Metro: Crystal City Metro is the closest Metro stop. When you arrive and exit the fare card reader, go up the first escalator and enter the glass doors on your left. Walk through the underground shops to 23rd St, turn right and cross Eads and walk about half a block up. Federico is on the right.