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Best Italian Restaurants in Palisades Northwest

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A photo of Filomena Ristorante restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(16581)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Georgetown
Booked 204 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 Claudio's Table restaurant
4.5
Awesome(132)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Palisades Northwest
Booked 49 times today
Claudio Pirollo grew up in Belgium where he soon discovered his passion for cooking as he wandered around his father’s fine Italian épicerie (grocery store) and watched his mother prepare dinner every day. The dual influence of Italy and Belgium triggered Chef Pirollo’s aspirations to develop his knowledge and experience with different flavors.A Trattoria is not a pizzeria, it is an Italian-style eating establishment that is generally much less formal than a ristorante but more formal than an osteria. It is similar to what the French call Bistrot.Trattorias are traditionally family owned, casual, rustic neighborhood restaurants found throughout all of Italy that offer fresh, regional, local and family specialties on the menu.
A photo of Lupo Verde Osteria Palisades restaurant
4.5
Awesome(517)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Palisades Northwest
Booked 24 times today
Lupo Verde Osteria Palisades is highly acclaimed for its excellent and authentic Italian cuisine. Customers are particularly impressed with the quality and presentation of food along with the professional yet hospitable service offered by the staff. "The food is always delicious and authentic," reads one review, while another compliments the restaurant for their "real Italian food! Simple and refined." Many customers acknowledge the value for money, stating that "the quality matches the price" and consider Lupo Verde Osteria as one of the best Italian restaurants in the area. Additionally, the location, the vibe, and the friendly staff significantly enhance the dining experience at Lupo Verde Osteria Palisades.
A photo of RPM Italian - DC restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4263)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Mount Vernon Square
Booked 84 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 Iron Gate restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2906)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Dupont Circle
Booked 23 times today
Iron Gate is lauded as an emblem of fine dining in the realm of Mediterranean cuisine. According to myriad positive reviews, it consistently presents a creatively crafted menu that's described as an "array of flavors beautifully coordinated to a Mediterranean taste delight". Nestled in a beautiful neighborhood in DC, Iron Gate is often referred to as a "gem", thanks to its superb ambiance and the unique flair of its dishes which admirably demonstrate the essence of Mediterranean cuisine. The chef's talent and commitment to a true Mediterranean flair are evident, featuring Italian and Greek dishes and an interesting Mediterranean wine list. Visitors commend the excellent and knowledgeable service, the romantic atmosphere, and the "out of this world" food, specifically mentioning items like the stuffed dates and octopus, which apparently, have left indelible marks on their palates.
A photo of North Italia - Washington DC restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1573)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • West End
Booked 38 times today
Located in Washington DC, North Italia offers a splendid selection of authentic Italian dishes. Reviews for the restaurant consistently mention the quality and taste of the food, with one customer stating that North Italia serves the "best Italian food in DC." The restaurant's menu highlights the depth and diversity of Italian cuisine, featuring items like 'Spicy Rigatoni Vodka', 'Cacio e Pepe Pizza', and a variety of fine Italian wines. The restaurant's service and ambiance have also been praised, making it a preferred dining spot for locals and tourists alike. Another reviewer recommended it as a perfect pre-theatre place due to its proximity to Kennedy Center.
A photo of The Liberty Tavern restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3982)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Arlington
Booked 75 times today
The Liberty Tavern, located in Arlington, Virginia, is a cornerstone of fantastic American cuisine. Customers are captivated by Liberty's brunch, with a wide variety of delicious culinary offerings such as German potato salad, Margherita pizza, and fresh orange juice. Apart from the brunch, the restaurant also serves a perfectly peppered cheese-infused grits, thick cuts of bacon, and flaky-crusted breakfast quiche. Further, the restaurant receives strong positive feedback for its remarkable service quality and comfortable atmosphere. A customer even mentioned it as their go-to place for gatherings in the Arlington/Clarendon area, applauding its interesting takes on standard American grilled fare and its wide-ranging menu. The Liberty Tavern is indeed a haven for those who appreciate high-level American cuisine.
A photo of LIA'S restaurant
4.4
Awesome(4358)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Chevy Chase
Booked 63 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 Il Piatto restaurant
4.5
Awesome(582)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 28 times today
Il Piatto, a standout in the bustling restaurant scene of Washington D.C., has been widely appreciated by its patrons for its authenticity and quality in serving Italian cuisine. Located just two blocks from the White House, it's ideal for those seeking to revel in the delightful gastronomic experience Italy offers, amidst a relaxing ambiance. Reviewers rave about their extensive selection, ranging from arancini and Italian Benedict to ragu and limoncello custard for dessert. Patrons emphasized the courteous and professional staff, the beautifully prepared dishes, and the inviting ambiance. With top-notch food quality, affordability, and a prime location, Il Piatto has won over the hearts of many.
A photo of Carmine's - Washington DC restaurant
4.5
Awesome(6392)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Penn Quarter
Booked 86 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.
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