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A photo of Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(9756)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 148 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 Oceanaire Seafood Room - DC restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(6582)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 23 times today
Located in the heart of Washington DC, Oceanaire Seafood Room is acclaimed for its superb seafood cuisine. The freshness of the seafood, matched with the extraordinary preparation and fabulous recipes, has been applauded frequently in the reviews. Guests often laud Oceanaire for the impeccable service, often citing individual servers by name for their excellent hospitality. The restaurant is also known for creating memorable dining experiences, especially on special occasions such as birthdays. Despite being considered a bit pricey by some patrons, the consensus is that Oceanaire Seafood Room offers value for money, with the quality of the food and service justifying the spend. Thus, it's no wonder that the place remains a favourite for oysters and seafood enthusiasts.
A photo of Ocean Prime - Washington D.C. restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(4169)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 62 times today
Ocean Prime in Washington D.C. is highly lauded for providing an exceptional seafood experience. Many reviews celebrate the restaurant for its extensive choice in seafood, including Dynamite Rolls, Seafood Cobb Salad, raw oysters, and chilled crab meat. One reviewer professed their delight at losing their fear of eating oysters under the guidance of a staff member, demonstrating the staff's competency and courteous nature. Numerous patrons also praised the excellent service and welcoming attitude of the restaurant staff. With the combination of freshly sourced seafood and the warm hospitality of the employees, Ocean Prime is a must-visit destination for seafood lovers visiting downtown DC.
A photo of Mastro's Steakhouse - DC restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4783)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Penn Quarter
Booked 39 times today
Mastro's Steakhouse - DC is an acclaimed dining destination renowned for its exceptional Steak cuisine. The reviews affirm its outstanding reputation, with one patron describing it as "the second best steakhouse I've ever been to, in decades of restaurant experiences all over the world." The steak is described as "tender", "marvelous" and "cooked to perfection", underlining Mastro's commitment to culinary excellence. The customer service is also repeatedly praised, adding to the delightful dining experience. Challenges like being busy or slight undercooking are swiftly addressed, further proving their dedication to providing a satisfying meal. This consistency in quality and service truly sets Mastro's Steakhouse apart.
A photo of Old Ebbitt Grill restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(28970)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 306 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 Park at 14th restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2753)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 125 times today
The Park at 14th, a renowned restaurant that serves exceptional Contemporary American cuisine, garners stellar praise for its delicious food, vibrant ambiance, and top-notch customer service. As customers have attested, the food was "amazing" and "phenomenal," with one customer stating that the food "exceeded expectations." The mentioned dishes, such as tender salmon fillet with lemon butter aioli and apple crisp dessert, tantalizingly display the balanced, creative approach typical of contemporary American cuisine. A lively, energetic atmosphere and "great music and vibes" further enhance the dining experience. As noted by numerous reviewers, The Park at 14th consistently offers excellent customer service, with the staff acknowledged as being "kind, knowledgeable, and very accommodating." This restaurant embodies the best attributes of contemporary American dining: innovative meals, vibrant settings, and warm hospitality.
A photo of Sax restaurant
4.3
Awesome(1266)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Penn Quarter
"Sax" is a restaurant known for its outstanding Contemporary American cuisine, as testified by numerous positive reviews. Patrons have praised the food as amazing, perfect, and delicious, stating that Sax offers an excellent dining experience. Celebratory occasions like birthdays and anniversaries become unforgettable with Sax's unique mix of fine dining and live entertainment. The unique ambiance contributes to the dining experience, coupled with a diverse menu that caters to different dietary options. Despite some criticisms about the service and prices, customers are willing to return, demonstrating the overall exceptional quality of Sax's cuisine and experience.
A photo of Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 809 15th Street NW restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3081)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 8 times today
Bobby Van's Steakhouse on 809 15th Street NW is often celebrated as a top dining spot for steakhouse cuisine. Patrons have not only praised the steak, particularly the filet mignon and rib-eye, but also recommended the restaurant for its exquisite side dishes. The attentive and professional service, particularly by named servers Apolinar and Omar, contribute to the exceptional dining experience. The restaurant is also highlighted for its special occasion dining - from birthdays to anniversaries - ensuring customers feel valued and celebrated. Despite being a steakhouse, a range of dishes, like the Hoisin Glazed Salmon and fettuccine, have been met with positive reviews. The location in the heart of DC is another facet that customers appreciate.
A photo of Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab - Washington, D.C. restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1752)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Mount Vernon Square
Booked 24 times today
Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab in Washington, D.C. is a highly-regarded restaurant known for serving fresh and delectable seafood dishes. The customers' reviews laud the restaurant for its excellent service, compelling ambiance, and reasonable prices compared to other steak and seafood restaurants in the area. The menu features a broad selection of prime seafood like Idaho Rainbow Trout, Norwegian Salmon, and their signature Alaskan King Crab, a customer favorite. Not to forget the mouthwatering desserts, in particular, the Baked Alaska and Carrot Cake. With such high praises from customers and a fantastic seafood selection, it's clear why Truluck's stands out as a hub for seafood cuisine.
A photo of Pearl Dive Oyster Palace restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1495)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Logan Circle
Booked 22 times today
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace emerges as a premiere destination for seafood enthusiasts, popularly known for its high-quality seafood specialties, as corroborated by numerous customer reviews. It is raved for its variety of oysters, well-prepared seafood gumbo, and the exquisite blackened shrimp. Customers continually praise the "outstanding service," with staff described as "friendly," "attentive," and "fun." Besides seafood, customers also enjoy the extensive cocktail offerings and appreciate the eatery's lively, engaging atmosphere. Pearl Dive is frequently recommended for special occasions, as they offer customised services such as birthday surprises. The consistent delivery of delicious seafood dishes in a welcoming environment makes Pearl Dive a perfect spot for seafood lovers.
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