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Best American Restaurants in Tenleytown

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A photo of Founding Farmers DC: Foggy Bottom restaurant
4.4
Awesome(33986)
Price: Moderate
• American • Foggy Bottom
Booked 313 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(28827)
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 337 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(11418)
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 192 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 Fishers & Bakers DC: Georgetown restaurant
4.3
Awesome(13527)
Price: Moderate
• American • Georgetown
Booked 175 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 Clyde's of Chevy Chase restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(4848)
Price: Moderate
• American • Friendship Heights
Booked 46 times today
Situated in Chevy Chase, Clyde's has been commended for its remarkable emphasis on American cuisine. The establishment has amassed a loyal customer base, with several reviewers praising it as exceptional for families and offering an array of dishes for every taste and dietary need. Their attentive service, diverse menu and willingness to cater for specific dietary requirements, such as low-sodium, have been appreciated. They've received special recognition for their unique American dishes like crab cake, cole slaw, steaks, and the delicious Cream Brulee. The ambiance is inviting, making dining a pleasant affair. Clyde's delivers consistently good food, ensuring customers keep coming back. A reviewer claimed that "Out of all the restaurants we went to, my son liked Clyde's the best".
A photo of The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3132)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Chevy Chase
Booked 50 times today
The Capital Grille in Chevy Chase is frequently celebrated as the best steakhouse around, presenting top-notch steakhouse cuisine. Customers consistently exclaim about the high-quality food and excellent service, with special mentions of the delectable porterhouse steak and brussels sprouts. The restaurant is also praised for the diversity in its menu that caters to non-red meat eaters. The level of service is impeccable, with attentive and gracious staff making every occasion special. Whether it's for a business lunch or a birthday dinner, The Capital Grille never disappoints, making it the perfect place to indulge in a superb steakhouse dining experience.
A photo of LIA'S restaurant
4.4
Awesome(4361)
Price: Moderate
• American • Chevy Chase
Booked 36 times today
LIA'S has earned a reputation as an exceptional Italian restaurant tucked away in Chevy Chase, offering unique culinary creations that far exceed everyday Italian recipes. Patrons have enthusiastically praised the restaurant's diverse offerings, including bruschetta, pasta, and risotto balls, as authentic and fresh. The eatery is also renowned for their attentive and outstanding service, and their ability to cater to different dietary preferences, offering a wide range of dishes for vegetarians too. The easy access to parking and transportation, coupled with the allure of outside dining, makes LIA'S a favorite for many. As one reviewer noted, it is a "great DC secret", offering an unforgettable dining experience at a reasonable price.
A photo of Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(9703)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 114 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 Chef Geoff's (New Mexico Ave.) restaurant
4.5
Awesome(4014)
Price: Moderate
• American • Georgetown
Booked 45 times today
Chef Geoff's (New Mexico Ave.) is an exceptional destination for Contemporary American cuisine, nestled just below American University. This restaurant has built an outstanding reputation for its culinary offerings and service, attracting locals and visitors alike. It boasts an extensive and varied menu that adapts to diverse dietary preferences, including gluten-free options. Known for its excellent cocktails, small plates, comfort-food entrees, and even a dog menu, Chef Geoff's consistently impresses with its quality. "Outstanding neighborhood restaurant. Gold standard service," one review states, reflecting the general sentiment. Across numerous reviews, mentions of a "great happy hour," "friendly and professional" service, "well-prepared" food, the "best patio seating in the neighborhood," and a "friendly, efficient staff" epitomize the high regard for Chef Geoff's. Whether for family dinners, dates, casual meetings, or after-graduation celebrations, Chef Geoff's is a versatile establishment that consistently showcases the finest Contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Founding Farmers & Distillers DC: Chinatown restaurant
4.3
Awesome(10027)
Price: Moderate
• American • Mount Vernon Square
Booked 113 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.
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