Diners' Choice - District of Columbia

Best Contemporary American Restaurants

Looking for restaurants with the best overall Contemporary American cuisine in District of Columbia? You’re in the right place. Each month OpenTable analyzes more than 400,000 new diner reviews. We sort the results by category to help you discover new favorites. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

Top ​10 Diners' Choice Winners in District of Columbia

How are Featured results ranked
The default order for search results reflects a number of factors, including table availability, restaurant location, search criteria, and restaurant reviews and ratings. In addition, payment made by a restaurant to OpenTable is also a factor for the relative ordering of restaurants.
photo of blt prime by david burke restaurant
Exceptional
(1427)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown
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photo of the park at 14th restaurant
Exceptional
(493)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown
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photo of greenhouse at the jefferson hotel washington dc restaurant
Exceptional
(557)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown
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photo of peacock café restaurant
Exceptional
(1332)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Georgetown
photo of equinox - dc restaurant
Exceptional
(2468)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown
photo of the pig restaurant
Exceptional
(1573)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Logan Circle
photo of momofuku ccdc restaurant
Awesome
(1591)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown
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photo of cedar restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(2561)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Penn Quarter
photo of the pembroke restaurant
Awesome
(762)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Dupont Circle
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