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Best American Restaurants in Shaw

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A photo of HalfSmoke restaurant
4.2
Awesome(1247)
Price: Moderate
• American • U Street Corridor
Booked 3 times today
HalfSmoke is highly regarded for its top-notch American cuisine. Visitors praise its fantastic food, service, and atmosphere consistently in their reviews. Warm endorsements like "Just go! Order anything. It's all delicious. Thank me later" and "The food and drinks were amazing, the service was good" paint a picture of a restaurant that knows its craft. Other patrons highlight the "amazing" brunches, "delicious" food, and "great" mimosas, all key elements of exceptional American cuisine. The setting is also continually acclaimed, with one customer asserting, "The atmosphere and the guest and staff everyone's positive energy lit up the room and the food is phenomenal." HalfSmoke clearly offers a satisfying experience of American cuisine. Its dedication to service quality and culinary excellence ensures visitors will keep returning.
A photo of Emmy Squared Pizza - Shaw DC restaurant
4.1
Excellent(127)
Price: Moderate
• American • Shaw
Booked 3 times today
Emmy Squared Pizza in Shaw, DC is renowned for its delightful Pizzeria cuisine. The glowing customer testimonials laud the delicious food and the accommodating service. The Nashville hot sandwich, Zia waffle fries, and a variety of pizzas including Classic Pepperoni, Vodka, and Margarita receive specific mentions for their flavors. The restaurant is also praised for its unique and tasty drinks with honey peach smash and pomegranate margarita being favorites. Even though it's a tough choice between the burger and pizza, customers continuously favor the pizza. For these reasons, Emmy Squared Pizza is highly recommended for all occasions.
A photo of Service Bar restaurant
4.4
Awesome(3)
Price: Moderate
• American • Mount Vernon Square
Booked 9 times today
Service Bar, opened by Chad Spangler and Glendon Hartley, has provided Washington DC with a relaxed and intimate alternative to the typical stiff-upper-lip cocktail bar.
A photo of Founding Farmers DC: Foggy Bottom restaurant
4.4
Awesome(34082)
Price: Moderate
• American • Foggy Bottom
Booked 300 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 Old Ebbitt Grill restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(28970)
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 301 times today
Old Ebbitt Grill is a celebrated icon of American cuisine located in the vicinity of the White House and Washington monument in Washington DC. With its existence tracing back to the 1970s, the restaurant continues to be a favorite among locals and tourists alike. Known for its exceptional service, the restaurant's brunch, featuring dishes such as chicken and waffles and crab cake benedict, has been particularly lauded by patrons. Considered an ideal dining stop for those visiting the African American Museum, the restaurant's ambiance, resonating a blend of old and new, adds to the authentic American dining experience. Old Ebbitt Grill is equally prized for American classics like crab artichoke dip, lobster rolls, and a variety of oysters. Also appreciated are the traditional American dinner settings and the charming views of the lit Washington monument visible from the restaurant. As many reviews endorse, Old Ebbitt Grill not only stands for high-quality American cuisine but also encapsulates the soul of the American dining tradition.
A photo of The Hamilton restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(11491)
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 174 times today
Located in the heart of Washington D.C., The Hamilton is celebrated for delivering a superb American cuisine experience. Visitors commend its diverse offerings that include traditional American fare, sushi, homemade pasta, and desserts. The restaurant is highly regarded for maintaining a perfect blend of food quality, exceptional service, and a relaxed ambiance as quoted by one of the customers: "The food and service were top-notch, and this place couldn’t be any better". Reviews consistently highlight the attentive and professional service, remarkable food presentation, and beautiful surroundings. With a menu catering to even the pickiest eaters, The Hamilton is undeniably an excellent choice for gourmet American dining.
A photo of Founding Farmers & Distillers DC: Chinatown restaurant
4.4
Awesome(10063)
Price: Moderate
• American • Mount Vernon Square
Booked 134 times today
Founding Farmers & Distillers in DC is a stellar representation of American cuisine. The star-studded restaurant prides itself on its use of locally sourced ingredients, as highlighted by diners. Reviewers have lauded the diverse menu, which deviates from traditional American meal selections while maintaining a uniquely American flair. From crispy pork dumplings to homemade glazed donuts, the restaurant’s array of dishes caters to a variety of palates. In addition, the establishment features an impressive selection of cocktails made with in-house produced liquors. A reviewer praised Founding Farmers for its "interesting and modern American fare", cementing its culinary prowess in the American dining scene.
A photo of Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(9756)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 147 times today
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, located in Washington DC, is highly recommended for its exceptional seafood cuisine. Diners have a consistently memorable experience, praising the restaurant's excellent service, delicious food, and fantastic location. Notably, guests applaud the freshness of the seafood, claiming the crab cakes are 'full of lump crab' and 'so delicious'. The seafood pasta, in particular, is highlighted as having a 'great assortment of seafood'. The restaurant's quality, ambiance, and commitment to service are universally acknowledged, with one customer calling it their 'ALL TIME favorite Seafood restaurant'. Joe's Seafood provides a unique and exceptional culinary experience, making it a must-visit for seafood lovers.
A photo of Founding Farmers Fishers & Bakers DC: Georgetown restaurant
4.4
Awesome(13596)
Price: Moderate
• American • Georgetown
Booked 160 times today
Farmers Fishers Bakers (FFB) in DC is lauded for its beautiful location on the iconic Georgetown Waterfront, overlooking the historic Kennedy Center. Famous for its excellent American cuisine, customers recommend it enthusiastically for family and friends visits. With a diverse menu boasting over 150 items, the restaurant is praised for its incredible food and fantastic drinks. Reviewers mention classics such as tuna-avocado poke starter, crab sushi and desserts like apple pie and chocolates. There are also mentions of large servings, reasonable prices, friendly service, and a vibrant atmosphere. The restaurant is particularly appreciated for its innovative concept and commitment to farm-sourced ingredients.
A photo of The Bazaar by José Andrés - DC restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(664)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Penn Quarter
Booked 105 times today
Set in the Waldorf Astoria Washington DC, The Bazaar is the culmination of a 30-year dream for Chef José Andrés. Drawing inspiration from this iconic location, which first opened in 1899 and served as DC’s General Post Office until 1914, The Bazaar is a multi-level destination reinvented with avant-garde and Americana-inspired decor.
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