Diners' Choice - Washington, D.C. Area

Best American Restaurants

Looking for restaurants with the best overall American cuisine in Washington DC? 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

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 the inn at little washington restaurant
Exceptional
(712)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Washington
photo of volt restaurant
Exceptional
(5194)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Frederick
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photo of seasons restaurant - four seasons washington dc restaurant
Exceptional
(546)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Georgetown
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photo of mokomandy restaurant
Exceptional
(1949)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Sterling
photo of the wine kitchen on the creek restaurant
Exceptional
(1965)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Frederick
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photo of bj's restaurant & brewhouse - fredericksburg restaurant
Exceptional
(25)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Fredericksburg
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photo of the restaurant at patowmack farm restaurant
Exceptional
(895)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lovettsville
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photo of circa at navy yard restaurant
Exceptional
(40)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Navy Yard
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