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RasikaRasika
8.5
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Indian | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Bar PilarBar Pilar
8.4
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Contemporary American | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
HazelHazel
8.4
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Contemporary American | Shaw, District of Columbia
ZaytinyaZaytinya
8.3
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Mediterranean | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Le DiplomateLe Diplomate
8.3
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French | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
Ray's The SteaksRay's The Steaks
8
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Steakhouse | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
The RiggsbyThe Riggsby
7.8
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Continental | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
G by Mike IsabellaG by Mike Isabella
7.8
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Italian | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia
HaikanHaikan
7.7
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Ramen | Shaw, District of Columbia
The PartisanThe Partisan
7.6
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Contemporary American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Pepita CantinaPepita Cantina
7.6
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Mexican | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
China ChilcanoChina Chilcano
7.5
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Peruvian | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia

Best American Restaurants in Washington DC

Founding Spirits Tour and TastingFounding Spirits Tour and Tasting
(10)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
The Inn at Little WashingtonThe Inn at Little Washington
(522)
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American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Harold BlackHarold Black
(397)
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Seasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DCSeasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DC
(500)
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American | Georgetown, District of Columbia
KinshipKinship
(695)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Unconventional DinerUnconventional Diner
(189)
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American | Shaw, District of Columbia
Denson Liquor BarDenson Liquor Bar
(135)
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
The Restaurant at Patowmack FarmThe Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
(765)
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American | Lovettsville, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Lafayette RestaurantLafayette Restaurant
(885)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
The Prime RibThe Prime Rib
(2769)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Blue Duck TavernBlue Duck Tavern
(5666)
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American | West End, District of Columbia
MokomandyMokomandy
(1672)
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American | Sterling, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Founding Farmers - DCFounding Farmers - DC
(22965)
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American | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
Old Ebbitt GrillOld Ebbitt Grill
(18778)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
VOLTVOLT
(4862)
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American | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Best Italian Restaurants in Washington DC

Tosca RistoranteTosca Ristorante
(3206)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Acqua Al 2Acqua Al 2
(2834)
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Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Ristorante BonarotiRistorante Bonaroti
(1185)
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Italian | Vienna, Virginia - DC Suburbs
RPM Italian - DCRPM Italian - DC
(1770)
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Italian | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Filomena RistoranteFilomena Ristorante
(9569)
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Italian | Georgetown, District of Columbia
FlorianaFloriana
(2128)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Dante RistoranteDante Ristorante
(613)
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Italian | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Manalu Italian RestaurantManalu Italian Restaurant
(362)
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Italian | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs
Al TiramisuAl Tiramisu
(472)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Tortino MareTortino Mare
(120)
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Italian | Manassas, Virginia - DC Suburbs
TortinoTortino
(734)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
CentrolinaCentrolina
(826)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Siroc RestaurantSiroc Restaurant
(2766)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia

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Al CrostinoAl Crostino
418 reviews
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Italian | Shaw, District of Columbia

Great for quiet business dinner or a date night. More

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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - RestonMcCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Reston
2958 reviews
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Seafood | Reston, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Great service for a group of 5. They have nice booths that seats 6 people with walls around. Great!!! More

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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Crystal CityMcCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Crystal City
2412 reviews
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Seafood | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Overall good. The only real area for improvement was that it took about 20-30 min before anyone came by to get even our drink order. Once we were noticed things improved but we sat for a while. More

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FIG & OLIVE DCFIG & OLIVE DC
1540 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, District of Columbia

I always request to sit in the lounge style seating on the first floor. I love the casual feel and the food and service are always amazing! I’m was happy to see the zucchini as a substitute for crostini has now been added to the menu. Thank you! More

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DBGB DCDBGB DC
1360 reviews
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French | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia

Lunch was a delightful cream of cauliflower soup followed by a salad with shrimp, greens, mangoes, quinoa and a light tangy vinaigrette. Service from Colleen was attentive and gracious. Definitely worth your visit when you're in downtown Washington DC. More

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Washington DC's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
The Inn at Little Washington1. The Inn at Little Washington
522 reviews
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American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Thank you for making our 20th wedding anniversary special. We came to the Inn on our first anniversary, and now 19 years later for our 20th. The service was excellent. The Inn is beautiful, and my wife loved the fresh flowers. We will definitely find an excuse to return and stay at the Inn in the near future. We won’t wait for another 19 years to pass. Thank you for making the experience so memorable. More

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L'Auberge Chez Francois2. L'Auberge Chez Francois
4596 reviews
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French | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs

A delightful meal and a wonderful way to spend a lovely spring day dining at L'Auberge, enjoying the tasty food, the pleasant ambiance, and the attentive dining staff. More

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NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Tyson's Corner3. NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Tyson's Corner
96 reviews
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Contemporary American | Tysons Corner / McLean, Virginia - DC Suburbs

My friend and I love to go here when we meet for lunch. The servers are great (Today we had Tony and he took very good care of us.), the menu is interesting and the food is delicious. It’s a lively, friendly and fun place to enjoy lunch! More

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Bistro L'Hermitage4. Bistro L'Hermitage
3305 reviews
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French | Woodbridge, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Great food with great atmosphere! I highly recommend this restaurant. More

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Kinship5. Kinship
695 reviews
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia

The food is remarkably creative and prepared, beautifully plated and delicious. The chef Eric Ziebold deserves his Michelin stars. The service is perfect and friendly. The restaurant is beautifully designed. The excellent wine list perfectly compliments the food. We have enjoyed many meals at Kinship and at Metier the prix fixe other restaurant at the same address and hope to enjoy many more. We shared a lovely dinner with special old friends to celebrate two birthdays. Perfect evening. Thank you Kinship! More

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Charbroil Grill Brazilian SteakhouseCharbroil Grill Brazilian Steakhouse
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Brazilian Steakhouse | Woodbridge, Virginia - DC Suburbs

A dining experience like no other. Sit back, relax and enjoy the truly unique steakhouse atmosphere from our Gaucho chefs. Our variety of featured meats is seasoned to perfection and slow-roasted over an open flame to capture their individual flavor. The savory cuts of meat are presented on skewers and sliced tableside by our Gauchos. Let Charbroil Grill Brazilian Steakhouse treat you and your guests to our mouthwatering hot dishes. When you are ready for the main course, just use the token with the green side (please serve) or red (please stop serving) to signal our Gauchos to bring on the meats. We want to provide you with a wonderful dining experience and will take care of all your needs.More

Magnolia KitchenMagnolia Kitchen
$$$$
Southern | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

From the minds of Southern Hospitality and Scarlet Oak.More

Medium Rare - ArlingtonMedium Rare - Arlington
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Steak | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Contact us for large parties or special events. During the evenings, Medium Rare offers a unique, prix fixe dinning experience of artisan bread; a mixed green salad; prime, dry-aged steak; and hand-cut fries in a relaxed, fun, neighborhood environment. As we do only one thing, we do our best to make the food and experience exceptional and also a good value.

There are only a carefully selected wines, spirits, and draft beer choices. We offer an off-menu vegetarian option. Yes, we do serve brunch on Saturday and Sunday with a great prix fixe including "The Best French Toast in DC", Steak and Eggs, Eggs Benedict and bottomless bloody Marys, mimosas and screwdrivers.More

Mia's Italian KitchenMia's Italian Kitchen
$$$$
Italian | Alexandria, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Mia's Italian Kitchen is Rooted in Family

The inspiration came from one of the partner’s unique relationship with his great-grandmother – she didn’t speak a word of English, so they communicated through food. Originally from Naples, Italy, she used easy, simple, raw ingredients - an approach that Mia’s will carry over in our own menu, which will include house-made pasta, Italian sandwiches, charcuterie, and square pizzas.More

Silver Leaf RestaurantSilver Leaf Restaurant
$$$$
American | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Delectable dishes, prepared fresh by our expert culinary team, every day – welcome to Silver Leaf Restaurant. Freshly-prepared American favorites prepared by our in-house chef, William Redd, we proudly incorporate local produce and freshly-made sauces to create unforgettable culinary experiences - the perfect accompaniment to your day, whatever it holds. Start your day in with a delicious Best 4 Breakfast Unwind with delicious dinners Relax among friends in our Silver Leaf Bar & Lounge, where a wide range of beers, seasonal wines and name brand spirits & liqueurs make for a unique social environment.More

Discover Washington, D.C.

An international city with the food chops to show for it, Washington D.C. is brimming with new restaurants, coffee houses and spirited bars. And, while tablecloth dining has it’s place here (diplomats gotta eat), so does the casual yet delicious lunch spot (interns gotta eat, too). Near the Capitol, historic eateries and classic menus are favored by many. Excellent Filipino food can be found in Columbia Heights. Near Georgetown, upscale bistros and farm-to-table spots are the order of the day, and Adams Morgan is home to many international restaurants and locally owned cafes.