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Best American Restaurants in Foggy Bottom


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A photo of Founding Farmers DC: Foggy Bottom restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Foggy Bottom
Booked 307 times today
Founding Farmers - DC is acclaimed for its fantastic American cuisine, offering a varied menu that's irresistible. The food is rated highly by customers, praised for the unique blends of herbs and flavors that set the restaurant apart from typical American bistros. Standout dishes include a creatively crafted pasta dish, the Seven Cheese Macaroni, with home-made pasta and a delicious blend of cheeses, complemented by chicken tenders. It's these innovative spins on classic American food that impress the customers. The large selection of American dishes utilizes excellent quality ingredients, and the servings are generous. Their southern styled food, pot roast, and chicken pot pie received special mentions for being done very well. Overall, Founding Farmers - DC provides an outstanding dining experience with its delicious food, exemplary service, and warm ambiance.
A photo of Chef Geoff's West End restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • West End
Booked 48 times today
Chef Geoff's West End, located in Hilton Garden Inn, is a staple in the American cuisine scene. As per reviews, it stands out due to its excellent food and service. Its unique offerings like the Hangover Burger, mushroom ravioli, and fish tacos were absolutely loved by the patrons. There's also mention of the delicious BLT sandwich, indicating classic American fare is their forte. They offer valuable options for special dietary requirements, such as gluten-free alternatives. The quality and portion sizes even during Restaurant Week were praised, which attests to the value for money. Reviewers also applauded the attentive staff, enhancing the overall dining experience.
A photo of Teddy & The Bully Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Dupont Circle
Booked 20 times today
Teddy & The Bully Bar offers a high-quality American cuisine experience in Washington, garnering numerous rave reviews with its exceptional service, great food, and unique homage to one of the country's greatest Presidents. From the delectable mac and cheese and brussel sprouts, to their excellent Steak Fries and Asparagus Spears, every dish is a hit. Reviewers even praise their "magical" cooking, with one quoted as saying, "There was not a dish that I didn’t love." The respect for American history is noted, with another reviewer stating, "For great food & service, and some American history, you can't beat Teddy and the Bully Bar." The restaurant is frequently hailed as the best value during Restaurant Week, and others recommend it as the perfect spot for brunch, dinners, and get-togethers. Teddy & The Bully Bar showcases a talented chef, attentive staff, and a significant respect for its cultural roots, making it a brilliant example of American cuisine.
A photo of CIRCA at Foggy Bottom restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Foggy Bottom
Booked 54 times today
CIRCA at Foggy Bottom consistently delivers on excellent American cuisine. The reviews are glowing, with one diner praising their "innovative American cuisine," with highlights including pumpkin ravioli and creative chicken flatbreads. These dishes are praised not just for their great taste but also for their generous portions. Another diner cited the Apricot wings and shotgun shrimp as their favorites, while others noted the delicious Asian Salad and flavorful jambalaya. The restaurant also appears to offer a warm and inviting atmosphere, with one diner highlighting their "casual feel with the service of a fine dining restaurant." The restaurant's location near the Kennedy Center along with their prompt service make it a popular choice for theater-goers. Clearly, CIRCA at Foggy Bottom is a go-to for reliable, delicious, and innovative American cuisine.
A photo of Proper 21 - K Street restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 10 times today
Proper 21K is a remarkable destination for Contemporary American cuisine, located in the vibrant heart of Washington D.C. Customers rave about the excellent food and service, with dishes like the "best ever" mac and cheese and the phenomenal tuna bowl highly praised. The shrimp & grits, bbq wings, and churro waffle are also standout dishes that indicate a menu rooted in classic American cooking with a contemporary twist. Guests extol the "great service," "amazing restaurant staff," and the restaurant's ability to provide a "grown-up" and "aesthetically pleasing" atmosphere. As one reviewer notes, "Everything was top tier!!! No complaints at all. We will definitely be returning."
A photo of The Prime Rib restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 12 times today
Located in DC, The Prime Rib is renowned for its excellence in American cuisine. The restaurant offers a nostalgic, classic dining experience, complete with professional service, a charming ambiance, and, of course, exquisite dishes. According to several reviews, The Prime Rib serves arguably the best prime rib, marked by its 5-star quality. The menu includes outstanding seafood like salmon and crab cakes, along with an array of delectable meat dishes like the New York strip with Roquefort. Traditional drinks and appetizers are praised for their supreme quality. Its elegant setting is complemented by live piano performances, creating a wonderful atmosphere. Aptly described as "Washington's premier steakhouse", The Prime Rib offers an unparalleled dining experience.
A photo of Morton's The Steakhouse - Downtown DC restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 17 times today
Morton's The Steakhouse - Downtown DC is revered as one of the best steakhouses in Washington, DC. A line from a restaurant review encapsulates the experience: "From there appetizer, 9-page wine list, main course options and sides to die for. Everything we had was top shelf." This is a place that strives for excellence in every detail, from the quality of its service to the refined taste of the dishes it serves. Numerous clients vouch for the precision with which the steak is cooked and the superb wine pairings offered. Other notable mentions are the lovely ambience, the great outdoor dining option, and an attentive and knowledgeable staff. Whether it's for a business lunch, a special occasion, or just a fine dining experience, Morton's The Steakhouse - Downtown DC is consistently outstanding.
A photo of Equinox - DC restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 13 times today
Located in Washington, D.C., Equinox restaurant has been acclaimed as one of the best restaurants in D.C., praised for its distinctive, contemporary American cuisine and exceptional service. Chef Todd Gray is a highlight of the dining experience, frequently checking in on guests and ensuring they have a wonderful time. Equinox is loved for its ability to cater to both vegans and meat-eaters with its plant-based options and varied seafood and meat dishes, while still providing a delightful dining experience. Furthermore, many reviewers specifically praise their plant-based tasting menu, short rib entrée, vegan risotto, and the shrimp toasts. The restaurant also features a garden room for a more secluded dining experience. From the warm hospitality to its creative, fresh and consistently changing menu, Equinox ensures a unique dining experience reminiscent of true contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of EDGAR Bar & Kitchen at The Mayflower Hotel restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 10 times today
EDGAR Bar & Kitchen at The Mayflower Hotel is a gem in the realm of contemporary American cuisine. Loyal patrons and first-time guests alike praise the restaurants for the high quality of its food and beverages as well as its superb ambiance. Many reviews highlight the restaurant's excellent service, with many noting the staff's attentiveness and ability to accommodate larger groups and special occasions. The menu offerings have also been commended for their taste and presentation, such as the delicious halibut, the white egg frittata, and hearty soups. These characteristics, coupled with a calm and conducive environment that facilitates good conversation, define Edgar's dedication to providing a great dining experience.
A photo of The Mayflower Restaurant, Lounge & Garden restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Dupont Circle
Booked 5 times today
The Mayflower Club is a renowned restaurant specializing in the Mediterranean cuisine. Praised by countless patrons, it has received accolades such as "genuinely amazing," with compliments to Chef Alex for creating an inviting, homelike atmosphere and offering exquisite flavor sensations. The menu includes delectable choices such as salmon with purée potatoes, oysters, lamb chops, and peri peri chicken, all of which received high commendation from dinner parties. The ambiance was described as "upbeat, grown and sexy," with a luxurious decor that gives the establishment an extra edge. With excellent service and a wonderful experience overall, the Mayflower Club is definitely a place to return to.
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