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    Best American Restaurants in Washington DC

    Founding Spirits Tour and TastingFounding Spirits Tour and Tasting
    (7)
    $$$$
    American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
    The Inn at Little WashingtonThe Inn at Little Washington
    (392)
    $$$$
    American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 39 times today
    Seasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DCSeasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DC
    (444)
    $$$$
    American | Georgetown, District of Columbia
    Booked 7 times today
    Denson Liquor BarDenson Liquor Bar
    (86)
    $$$$
    American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
    Booked 8 times today
    Harold BlackHarold Black
    (285)
    $$$$
    American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
    Booked 36 times today
    KinshipKinship
    (481)
    $$$$
    American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
    Booked 47 times today
    Lafayette RestaurantLafayette Restaurant
    (783)
    $$$$
    American | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 3 times today
    Blue Duck TavernBlue Duck Tavern
    (5209)
    $$$$
    American | West End, District of Columbia
    Booked 80 times today
    MokomandyMokomandy
    (1421)
    $$$$
    American | Sterling, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 22 times today
    The Restaurant at Patowmack FarmThe Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
    (701)
    $$$$
    American | Lovettsville, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 13 times today
    The Prime RibThe Prime Rib
    (2602)
    $$$$
    American | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 17 times today
    Founding Farmers - DCFounding Farmers - DC
    (20667)
    $$$$
    American | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
    Booked 453 times today
    TicoTico
    (695)
    $$$$
    American | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia
    Booked 46 times today
    Old Ebbitt GrillOld Ebbitt Grill
    (16789)
    $$$$
    American | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 295 times today
    Plume at the Jefferson HotelPlume at the Jefferson Hotel
    (1036)
    $$$$
    American | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 18 times today

    Best Seafood Restaurants in Washington DC

    Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DCJoe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC
    (2660)
    $$$$
    Seafood | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 75 times today
    Eddie V's - Tysons CornerEddie V's - Tysons Corner
    (1053)
    $$$$
    Seafood | Tysons Corner / McLean, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 32 times today
    Pearl Dive Oyster PalacePearl Dive Oyster Palace
    (51)
    $$$$
    Seafood | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
    Booked 29 times today
    BlackSaltBlackSalt
    (4838)
    $$$$
    Seafood | Palisades Northwest, District of Columbia
    Booked 43 times today
    PassionFish - Reston VAPassionFish - Reston VA
    (4798)
    $$$$
    Seafood | Reston, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 30 times today
    Ocean Prime - Washington D.C.Ocean Prime - Washington D.C.
    (486)
    $$$$
    Seafood | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 36 times today
    Oceanaire Seafood Room - DCOceanaire Seafood Room - DC
    (4538)
    $$$$
    Seafood | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 23 times today
    Whaley'sWhaley's
    (271)
    $$$$
    Seafood | Navy Yard, District of Columbia
    Booked 37 times today
    The Prime Street GrilleThe Prime Street Grille
    (170)
    $$$$
    Seafood | Waldorf, Maryland - DC Suburbs
    Booked 2 times today
    Pesce RestaurantPesce Restaurant
    (310)
    $$$$
    Seafood | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
    Booked 9 times today
    Hank's Oyster Bar - DupontHank's Oyster Bar - Dupont
    (115)
    $$$$
    Seafood | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
    Booked 45 times today
    PassionFish - BethesdaPassionFish - Bethesda
    (525)
    $$$$
    Seafood | Bethesda / Chevy Chase, Maryland - DC Suburbs
    Booked 36 times today

    Best Steakhouse Restaurants in Washington DC

    The Capital Grille - Washington DCThe Capital Grille - Washington DC
    (2774)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
    Booked 43 times today
    The Capital Grille - Tysons CornerThe Capital Grille - Tysons Corner
    (1966)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Tysons Corner / McLean, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 19 times today
    The Palm Washington DCThe Palm Washington DC
    (3180)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
    Booked 21 times today
    The Capital Grille - Chevy ChaseThe Capital Grille - Chevy Chase
    (1456)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Chevy Chase, District of Columbia
    Booked 9 times today
    The Palm Tysons CornerThe Palm Tysons Corner
    (2646)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Tysons Corner / McLean, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 30 times today
    Mastro's Steakhouse - DCMastro's Steakhouse - DC
    (1089)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
    Booked 30 times today
    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House - DCDel Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House - DC
    (1011)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 29 times today
    Charlie Palmer Steak - DCCharlie Palmer Steak - DC
    (2600)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
    Booked 19 times today
    Ruth's Chris Steak House - ArlingtonRuth's Chris Steak House - Arlington
    (1788)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 8 times today
    Texas de Brazil - Washington D.C.Texas de Brazil - Washington D.C.
    (462)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 25 times today
    Ruth's Chris Steak House - DC - Connecticut NWRuth's Chris Steak House - DC - Connecticut NW
    (1115)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
    Booked 7 times today
    DC Prime SteakhouseDC Prime Steakhouse
    (488)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Ashburn, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 8 times today
    Ruth's Chris Steak House - GaithersburgRuth's Chris Steak House - Gaithersburg
    (373)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Gaithersburg, Maryland - DC Suburbs
    Booked 7 times today
    Fahrenheit 132Fahrenheit 132
    (478)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Fredericksburg, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 15 times today
    Morton's The Steakhouse - ArlingtonMorton's The Steakhouse - Arlington
    (1589)
    $$$$
    Steakhouse | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

    Best Comfort Food Restaurants in Washington DC

    19051905
    (677)
    $$$$
    Comfort Food | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia
    Booked 12 times today
    Ted's Bulletin - 14th StreetTed's Bulletin - 14th Street
    (148)
    $$$$
    Comfort Food | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
    Ted's Bulletin - RestonTed's Bulletin - Reston
    (193)
    $$$$
    Comfort Food | Reston, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 7 times today
    Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant - DCFadó Irish Pub & Restaurant - DC
    (46)
    $$$$
    Comfort Food | H Street Corridor, District of Columbia
    Booked 1 time today
    Tupelo Honey - ArlingtonTupelo Honey - Arlington
    (190)
    $$$$
    Comfort Food | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 99 times today
    Grist Mill- Hilton Garden Inn Washington DCGrist Mill- Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC
    (14)
    $$$$
    Comfort Food | McPherson Square, District of Columbia
    Booked 1 time today
    TAP Sports Bar - MGM National HarborTAP Sports Bar - MGM National Harbor
    (45)
    $$$$
    Comfort Food | Oxon Hill, Maryland - DC Suburbs
    Booked 1 time today

    Best French Restaurants in Washington DC

    Le DiplomateLe Diplomate
    (5152)
    $$$$
    French | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
    Booked 267 times today
    Marcel's by Robert WiedmaierMarcel's by Robert Wiedmaier
    (2586)
    $$$$
    French | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
    Booked 13 times today
    L'Auberge Chez FrancoisL'Auberge Chez Francois
    (4128)
    $$$$
    French | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 34 times today
    Chez Billy SudChez Billy Sud
    (756)
    $$$$
    French | Georgetown, District of Columbia
    Booked 50 times today
    Jacques' Brasserie at L'Auberge Chez FrancoisJacques' Brasserie at L'Auberge Chez Francois
    (273)
    $$$$
    French | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 9 times today
    Bistro L'HermitageBistro L'Hermitage
    (2922)
    $$$$
    French | Woodbridge, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 18 times today
    Bistro CacaoBistro Cacao
    (2162)
    $$$$
    French | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
    Booked 17 times today
    Bistrot Lepic & Wine BarBistrot Lepic & Wine Bar
    (1357)
    $$$$
    French | Georgetown, District of Columbia
    Booked 5 times today
    MontmartreMontmartre
    (46)
    $$$$
    French | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
    Booked 3 times today
    La ChaumiereLa Chaumiere
    (2310)
    $$$$
    French | Georgetown, District of Columbia
    Booked 10 times today
    Cafe RenaissanceCafe Renaissance
    (2132)
    $$$$
    French | Vienna, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    DBGB DCDBGB DC
    (1057)
    $$$$
    French | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
    Booked 48 times today
    Lyon HallLyon Hall
    (1996)
    $$$$
    French | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 39 times today
    The Goodstone Inn & Estate RestaurantThe Goodstone Inn & Estate Restaurant
    (784)
    $$$$
    French | Middleburg, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 2 times today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Washington DC

    El AndariegoEl Andariego
    (78)
    $$$$
    Mexican | Ashton, Maryland - DC Suburbs
    Booked 4 times today
    OyamelOyamel
    (6576)
    $$$$
    Mexican | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
    Booked 138 times today
    Guapo's - Fair LakesGuapo's - Fair Lakes
    (29)
    $$$$
    Mexican | Fairfax, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 2 times today
    MissionMission
    (208)
    $$$$
    Mexican | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
    Booked 23 times today
    Don TacoDon Taco
    (94)
    $$$$
    Mexican | Alexandria, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 10 times today
    Guapo'sGuapo's
    (13)
    $$$$
    Mexican | Bethesda / Chevy Chase, Maryland - DC Suburbs
    Booked 1 time today
    El Centro D.F. on 14th StreetEl Centro D.F. on 14th Street
    (1029)
    $$$$
    Mexican | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 45 times today
    Rosa Mexicano - DCRosa Mexicano - DC
    (4662)
    $$$$
    Mexican | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
    Booked 27 times today
    MXDCMXDC
    (887)
    $$$$
    Mexican | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 6 times today
    Uncle Julio's - WoodbridgeUncle Julio's - Woodbridge
    (105)
    $$$$
    Mexican | Woodbridge, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 11 times today
    La Puerta VerdeLa Puerta Verde
    (69)
    $$$$
    Mexican | Ivy City, District of Columbia
    Booked 8 times today
    Rosa Mexicano - National HarborRosa Mexicano - National Harbor
    (1589)
    $$$$
    Mexican | National Harbor, Maryland - DC Suburbs
    Booked 43 times today

    Best Sushi Restaurants in Washington DC

    Kaz Sushi BistroKaz Sushi Bistro
    (1378)
    $$$$
    Sushi | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 6 times today
    Sushiko - Chevy ChaseSushiko - Chevy Chase
    (1194)
    $$$$
    Sushi | Bethesda / Chevy Chase, Maryland - DC Suburbs
    Booked 20 times today
    Sushi OgawaSushi Ogawa
    (58)
    $$$$
    Sushi | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
    Booked 1 time today
    SakerumSakerum
    (138)
    $$$$
    Sushi | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia
    Booked 27 times today
    Old Dominion Grill and SushiOld Dominion Grill and Sushi
    (21)
    $$$$
    Sushi | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs

    Best Pizzeria Restaurants in Washington DC

    Ella's PizzaElla's Pizza
    (276)
    $$$$
    Pizzeria | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
    Booked 9 times today
    Stella Barra - North BethesdaStella Barra - North Bethesda
    (131)
    $$$$
    Pizzeria | Bethesda / Chevy Chase, Maryland - DC Suburbs
    Booked 7 times today
    DeclarationDeclaration
    (76)
    $$$$
    Pizzeria | Shaw, District of Columbia
    Booked 9 times today

    Best Thai Restaurants in Washington DC

    RiceRice
    (161)
    $$$$
    Thai | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
    Booked 6 times today
    DC NoodlesDC Noodles
    (66)
    $$$$
    Thai | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia
    Booked 2 times today
    Soi 38Soi 38
    (138)
    $$$$
    Thai | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
    Booked 13 times today
    Amina Thai RestaurantAmina Thai Restaurant
    (12)
    $$$$
    Thai | Rockville, Maryland - DC Suburbs
    Amina Thai Restaurant - Silver SpringAmina Thai Restaurant - Silver Spring
    (7)
    $$$$
    Thai | Silver Spring, Maryland - DC Suburbs
    Royal Thai Cuisine & BarRoyal Thai Cuisine & Bar
    (63)
    $$$$
    Thai | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
    Booked 1 time today
    Absolute Thai - DCAbsolute Thai - DC
    (41)
    $$$$
    Thai | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia

    Best Italian Restaurants in Washington DC

    Tosca RistoranteTosca Ristorante
    (2979)
    $$$$
    Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 18 times today
    Acqua Al 2Acqua Al 2
    (2504)
    $$$$
    Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
    Booked 68 times today
    RPM Italian - DCRPM Italian - DC
    (1023)
    $$$$
    Italian | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
    Booked 144 times today
    Filomena RistoranteFilomena Ristorante
    (8324)
    $$$$
    Italian | Georgetown, District of Columbia
    Booked 147 times today
    Ristorante BonarotiRistorante Bonaroti
    (1038)
    $$$$
    Italian | Vienna, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 4 times today
    FlorianaFloriana
    (1846)
    $$$$
    Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
    Booked 28 times today
    Manalu Italian RestaurantManalu Italian Restaurant
    (248)
    $$$$
    Italian | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs
    Booked 8 times today
    CentrolinaCentrolina
    (571)
    $$$$
    Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 41 times today
    Dante RistoranteDante Ristorante
    (520)
    $$$$
    Italian | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 2 times today
    TortinoTortino
    (550)
    $$$$
    Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 13 times today
    GhibellinaGhibellina
    (483)
    $$$$
    Italian | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
    Booked 81 times today
    Osteria Morini DCOsteria Morini DC
    (1333)
    $$$$
    Italian | Navy Yard, District of Columbia
    Booked 44 times today
    Al TiramisuAl Tiramisu
    (355)
    $$$$
    Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
    Booked 12 times today

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    Tadich Grill - Washington DCTadich Grill - Washington DC
    478 reviews
    $$$$
    American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
    Booked 7 times today

    Wonderfully fresh crab, rich lobster bisque, elegant but relaxed ambience, and service that was warm and professional! More

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    1339 reviews
    $$$$
    Contemporary Italian | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
    Booked 40 times today

    We have been to Graffiato before and loved it the first time. Our food was very good but very heavy. Our favorite thing on the menu is the spaghetti. Our waiter was good, but didn't have a personality so it was hard to connect with him. More

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    174 reviews
    $$$$
    American | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 11 times today

    service was wonderful. Server was from the Ukrane. So attentive and nice. Drinks were superb. Food was good. Sushi rolls fell apart but tasted great. Avocado egg rolls and lettuce wraps were my favorite. Definitely go back More

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    Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Washington DCFogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Washington DC
    1990 reviews
    $$$$
    Brazilian Steakhouse | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 36 times today

    We have been to Baltimore location as well however DC's is spacious and more open layout. DC's servers are more friendly and speedy. DC's fogo is much more nicer on the inside. More

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    Brabo - Lorien Hotel & SpaBrabo - Lorien Hotel & Spa
    2572 reviews
    $$$$
    European | Alexandria, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 13 times today

    The food was outstanding and our bartender (Thomas) and server (Sam) were very helpful and gracious! More

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    The Inn at Little Washington1. The Inn at Little Washington
    392 reviews
    $$$$
    American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 39 times today

    Came here for a birthday celebration and was not disappointed. Everyone in the staff seemed to know who we were and were incredibly warm and welcoming. The food was tremendous. An unforgettable, magical evening. More

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    The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm2. The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
    701 reviews
    $$$$
    American | Lovettsville, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 13 times today

    I've ever been to. This was our second visit for brunch. The food is excellent and unusual and the service very gracious. We first discovered the chef, Tarver King, at the Ashby Inn and have followed him to Patowmack Farm. More

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    Afghan Bistro3. Afghan Bistro
    214 reviews
    $$$$
    Afghan | Springfield, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 3 times today

    Excellent food and service. Loved the Chicken Lawaan and the Spicy Lamb Shank. Look forward to coming back for more. Make sure you get a reservation on a Saturday night or your risk being turned away at the door. More

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    Elizabeth's Gone Raw4. Elizabeth's Gone Raw
    185 reviews
    $$$$
    Vegan | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 2 times today

    This place does everything right - ambiance, food quality, uniqueness, drinks, servers. And not to mention Elizabeth herself walks around all the tables making sure everything is perfect and pours your water. She's a truly proper business woman and it shows in all the details of this experience. It's a definite must-try! More

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    L'Auberge Chez Francois5. L'Auberge Chez Francois
    4128 reviews
    $$$$
    French | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 34 times today

    The food, atmosphere, and service were all top notch. Unforgettable meal, definitely worth the price and and the drive. More

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    Anthem at Marriott Marquis DCAnthem at Marriott Marquis DC
    $$$$
    American | Downtown, District of Columbia

    Experience Americana with a modern twist. Creative cuisine from locally sourced ingredients is the high note of Anthem, a vibrant urban café at Marriott Marquis Washington, DC. Executive chef Matthew Morrison applies culinary artistry from his previous position at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner to provide upscale versions of American diner classics. Experience farm to table quality in a classically styled venue at Washington, DC’s Anthem. More

    Ironstone Hibachi & Sushi LoungeIronstone Hibachi & Sushi Lounge
    $$$$
    Sushi | Ashburn, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 3 times today

    Iron Stone Hibachi & Sushi possesses all the qualities of a perfect dining experience.

    Enjoy the finest in steak and seafood skillfully prepared and presented with great flair by Master Hibachi chefs over an open flame on your table top grill.

    Our executive Sushi Chefs utilize the finest seasonal ingredients to emphasize the elements of color, shape, flavor and texture. Each dish is carefully chosen and arranged to enhance your dining pleasure.

    The speed and dexterity of our chefs will dazzle you and the exotic, elegant atmosphere will delight you.

    A Perfect Location for Birthdays, Showers, Corporate Meetings, Holiday Parties

    Banquet facilities can accommodate up to 100 guests Ask manager for detail.More

    Sushi GakyuSushi Gakyu
    $$$$
    Sushi | Downtown, District of Columbia
    Booked 6 times today

    Sushi Gakyu introduces you the new Sushi experience.More

    The Salt LineThe Salt Line
    $$$$
    Seafood | Navy Yard, District of Columbia
    Booked 85 times today

    The Salt Line menu and cuisine is New England embodied in Washington, DC. Drawing inspiration from the Northeast’s best oyster houses, The Salt Line will focus on seafood – both fish and shellfish. The raw bar will feature the best bivalves and crustaceans the east coast has to offer. In addition to the raw bar program, Chef Bailey and his team will create both comfort classic like fried clams and Boston baked beans as well as truly elevated chef-driven options like octopus terrine and seafood charcuterie. Finally, The Salt Line will be the first restaurant in DC to participate in the Dock to Dish program which works directly with local fishermen to highlight only the freshest, most sustainable catches. “New England meets Chesapeake”
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    Tortino MareTortino Mare
    $$$$
    Italian | Manassas, Virginia - DC Suburbs
    Booked 3 times today

    Tortino Mare's Executive Chef is Noé Canales. Chef Noé has built an admirable reputation as a highly skilled chef. He has extensive experience and a successful track record highlighted by establishing Tortino, a well received and critically acclaimed Italian restaurant in DC. His influences are that of his heritage and his time spent in Italy where he learned Italian flavors and techniques. He is highly inspired by Italian cuisine and infuses this style into the dishes you will find at Tortino Mare. Why travel all the way into DC? Stay local. You will enjoy DC quality cuisine, flavors, and experience that Chef Noé brings to you right here in your own neighborhood.More