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Best Italian Restaurants in Mount Vernon

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4.7
Exceptional(4271)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Mount Vernon Square
Booked 80 times today
RPM Italian - DC is acclaimed for its top-tier service, exceptional food, and unique, inviting ambience. Reviewers repeatedly herald it as the best Italian restaurant in the DC area, and even one of the best in the US. From the short rib bolognese to crab bucatini, every dish is crafted to perfection, offering a true taste of Italian cuisine. Its menu is said to be so delicately and masterfully created that you can't go wrong with any choice. Customers keep coming back, making it their preferred spot for celebrating special occasions. The restaurant has been commendably consistent in delivering a fantastic dining experience with a great atmosphere, attentive staff, and most importantly, exquisite food.
A photo of FIG & OLIVE DC restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2666)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 6 times today
The heart of Washington, DC is home to a sliver of the French Riviera in FIG & OLIVE DC | CityCenter. Here, guests can escape from the commotion of Downtown DC to indulge in a glass of rosé on our al fresco terrace or enjoy an elegant evening with dinner upstairs in our Orchard Rooms. The bar & lounge are buzzy with our happy hours while the Wine Room is an accessible area perfect for an effortless get together before an event at the nearby Capital One Arena. During the day, F&O DC is a lunch and brunch favorite of CCDC locals and museum visitors alike.
A photo of Centrolina restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2002)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Penn Quarter
Booked 31 times today
Centrolina is an Italian restaurant and market, locally owned and operated by Chef Amy Brandwein, set in Washington’s CityCenterDC development. The Osteria showcases a seasonally driven menu of authentic and innovative Italian dishes offered for lunch and dinner. Chef Brandwein's menu is inspired from the seasons, Italian regionality and the wide variety of Chef curated product in the adjoining market. The market showcases a selection of imported Italian specialty items along with locally sourced meat, sustainable fish, and produce from local farms. The Centrolina kitchen produces daily hand crafted fresh pasta and sauces, antipasti and entrees available for takeaway. For parties of 7 people or more, we do require a prix-fixe menu, please email caroline@centrolinadc.com for additional information.
A photo of Alta Strada- DC restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(946)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Mount Vernon Square
Booked 3 times today
Alta Strada- DC is a renowned Italian restaurant boasting an excellent reputation for its authentic taste and top-notch service. Patrons consistently speak highly of their remarkable dining experiences, praising the friendly and professional staff, the generous servings, and most importantly, the superb taste of the food. It is noted that the menu, although limited, is faultless, with everything from homemade pizza to fresh pasta earning glowing reviews. Favorites include the Linguini Bolognese, Chicken Parmesan, and the Smoked Mozzarella Ravioli. Visitors have dubbed Alta Strada the "best mid-priced Italian restaurant" in DC, proving that it truly excels in delivering a genuine Italian dining experience.
A photo of Filomena Ristorante restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(16595)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Georgetown
Booked 207 times today
Filomena Ristorante has been widely praised for its exceptional Italian cuisine, earning it top reviews from patrons who repeatedly return to its Georgetown location. The restaurant is renowned for its high-quality food, attentive service, and wonderful ambiance that transports guests straight to Italy. The authenticity of Filomena's traditional Italian dishes cannot be overstated, with customers describing their meals as "exquisite", "outstanding", "delicious", and even "the best Italian" they've ever had. Reviewers also applaud the restaurant’s extensive wine collection, homemade pasta, and generous portion sizes. The overall experience is one of un-rushed enjoyment, with many planning return visits to relish Filomena's "REAL homemade Italian cuisine" once again.
A photo of Carmine's - Washington DC restaurant
4.4
Awesome(6397)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Penn Quarter
Booked 52 times today
Located in the heart of Washington DC, Carmine's is known for its authentic Italian food. From the delightful Italian sodas to the extensive selection of wines, the restaurant promises an immersive Italian culinary experience. The menu, offering an array of classic Italian dishes, has been praised by reviewers for its high-quality food. Customers have dubbed it the "best authentic Italian restaurant" they've ever been to. They rave about the excellent service, with special mentions of knowledgeable and friendly staff. The family-style meals have received particular acclaim for their abundant portions, perfect for sharing. From the rave reviews, Carmine's commitment to delivering a genuine Italian dining experience is clear.
A photo of Tonari restaurant
4.5
Awesome(288)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Penn Quarter
Booked 18 times today
Located in the heart of downtown D.C., Tonari has garnered rave reviews for its innovative fusion of Italian and Japanese cuisine. Patrons are won over by the unique blend of flavors, with many recognizing the exemplary service, quality of food, and overall ambiance. Reviewers particularly highlighted the inventive, yet delicious meals, and lauded the pasta for being perfectly al dente. The restaurant's pizzas were also noted for their light and crispy textures. The unusual flavor combinations and fresh ingredients make Tonari a favorite in the area. With its creative drinks, stellar service, and generous portions, Tonari remains a standout choice for an unforgettable dining experience.
A photo of Tosca restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(4438)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 27 times today
Tosca, a top Italian restaurant in Washington DC, receives consistent acclaim for its excellent food and service. Customers frequently comment on the fresh, delicious meals, with particular praise for signature dishes such as the truffled spaghetti and chicken Milanese. Many diners also note the attentive, friendly staff and the exceptional service they provide. As reinforced by multiple reviews, a visit to Tosca not only delivers an exceptional dining experience but also offers a unique chance to savor some of the best Italian cuisine outside of Italy. Tosca's extensive wine list, featuring fine Italian and Californian vintages, is frequently mentioned and appreciated, adding another layer to the restaurant's authentic Italian experience. Furthermore, Tosca's ambiance is another major highlight, contributing to the overall pleasure of dining at this outstanding restaurant.
A photo of San Lorenzo restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(261)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Shaw
Booked 15 times today
San Lorenzo has won acclaim as one of the top spots for authentic Italian cuisine in Washington D.C. From the wild boar gnocchi to the Linguini, each dish is meticulously and authentically prepared, leading one reviewer to declare it "The best Italian food in town." Other standout dishes include the calamari and the veal chop, the latter accompanied by one of the city's best Negronis. Beyond the excellent food, reviews also consistently highlight the attentive service and warm, old-school Italian ambiance that make dining at San Lorenzo an experience to remember. As one reviewer put it, "If you want a place with authentic Italian food and the love that comes with it, look no further."
A photo of Modena restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1129)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 7 times today
Modena, located in the heart of downtown DC, is a gem of Italian cuisine lauded by diners for its splendid and innovative dishes. As diners reveal, the place stands out not only for typical Italian dishes but also for its creative takes on classic recipes, making it one of the best Italian joints in the city. Gluten-free options, including homemade pasta, are available and highly praised. The reviews stress the restaurant's "consistent and creative" fare, excellent service, and lovely ambiance, making it perfect for date night or special celebrations. Notably, the meals stand out for their beautiful presentation and deliciousness, with some even calling Modena's food the best Italian cuisine they've tasted outside of Italy.
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