Diners' Choice - Washington, D.C. Area

Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

Looking for the best special occasion restaurants 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 l'auberge chez francois restaurant
98% 98% Recommend
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French Great Falls
photo of the inn at little washington restaurant
95% 95% Recommend
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American Washington
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photo of monocacy crossing restaurant
99% 99% Recommend
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Contemporary American Frederick
photo of the goodstone inn & estate restaurant restaurant
95% 95% Recommend
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French American Middleburg
photo of plume at the jefferson hotel restaurant
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown
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photo of circa at navy yard restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Navy Yard
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