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Best Waterfront Restaurants in Van Ness

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A photo of Founding Farmers Fishers & Bakers DC: Georgetown restaurant
4.3
Awesome(13536)
Price: Moderate
• American • Georgetown
Booked 149 times today
Farmers Fishers Bakers - DC is located at Georgetown’s Washington Harbor on the Potomac River, making it a waterfront restaurant. Many reviews mention its great location 'on the waterfront' and 'by the water', with one mentioning a 'beautifully situated restaurant on the Georgetown waterfront'. The restaurant also offers outdoor seating overlooking the river, making it a popular spot for guests to enjoy the scenic views.
A photo of The Hamilton restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(11433)
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 150 times today
The Hamilton, located in the heart of Washington, DC, is a vibrant restaurant known for its diverse American cuisine and lively atmosphere. Boasting an expansive menu that includes fresh seafood, savory steaks, and inventive sushi, it caters to a wide range of tastes. The Hamilton also features an impressive bar with handcrafted cocktails and an extensive wine list, perfect for pairing with any meal. With its spacious dining areas and a music venue hosting live music performances, The Hamilton offers a unique dining experience that blends culinary excellence with entertainment. Enjoy daily Sushi Happy Hour, lunch, dinner, brunch, and late night service. Across the street from the Treasury building, the W Hotel, and the Willard Hotel.
A photo of Tony & Joe's Seafood Place restaurant
4.1
Excellent(2598)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Georgetown
Booked 29 times today
Tony & Joe's Seafood Place offers a dining experience with a view of the Potomac River and the Washington Harbour fountains. As one reviewer put it, it's a 'great location for a casual waterfront meal' with a 'beautiful view from the pier near the riverfront'. Many guests mention the enjoyment of the waterfront location and the stunning views it provides.
A photo of Le Sel restaurant
4.1
Excellent(169)
Price: Very Expensive
• French • Dupont Circle
Booked 3 times today
Award-winning restaurant, Walter Silva, Executive Chef won the prestigious award for "Best Cassoulet in the World" competing with 39 other chefs. -"Cassoulet War" 2024 Edition, NYC- Aside from that exclusive garden down the street, Le Sel is DC’s only seven-day-a-week garden party. Created for those seeking refuge, the restaurant is housed in a plush French garden setting, creating a celebration of the outside… for insiders.At Le Sel the goal is not to be a part of the seen-and-be-seen crowd - instead, it’s an intimate refuge away from the prying eyes of DC.
A photo of Top of the Gate at The Watergate Hotel restaurant
3.4
Very Good(427)
Price: Very Expensive
• Mediterranean • Foggy Bottom
Booked 23 times today
Top of the Gate rooftop will open for the season on April 18th! The energetic and sophisticated rooftop bar and lounge at The Watergate Hotel has views of the Potomac River, the Key & Arlington bridges, and Georgetown. It is the perfect place for an after-work cocktail or the season’s most talked-about event.Parties of 8 to 19 are subjected to a $100 minimum per person. This includes separate reservations that are together. By making your reservation(s) you agree to these terms. If we close for the day for any reason (such as weather), all reservations will automatically be cancelled, and an email will be sent to alert you. There is a cancellation fee of $50 per person. See our cancellation policy for more. We can hold your table for 15 minutes before we release it & charge the no-show fee. Should you have questions you may call our reservations team at 844-617-1972 or email us at dining@thewatergatehotel.com.
A photo of Officina at The Wharf restaurant
4.2
Awesome(252)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Southwest Waterfront
Booked 44 times today
Officina [oh · fee · she · nah], or “workshop,” is an Italian-inspired culinary collective from Chef Nicholas Stefanelli of Michelin-star Masseria, Philotimo, and the newly opened Le Clou. Officina seeks to bring the very best of Italian gastronomy to Washington, D.C., and is an ode to Stefanelli’s travels, training, and distinctly Italian-American upbringing. We look forward to welcoming you for unique experiences that capture the essence of Italy. From sunset cocktails atop our Terrazza or a weekday lunch in our Cafe.
A photo of Pinstripes - Georgetown restaurant
3.8
Excellent(367)
Price: Moderate
• American • Georgetown
Booked 7 times today
Where Sophisticated Fun Meets Exquisite Dining. With over 30,000 square feet of entertainment space, indulge in scratch-made Italian-American cuisine, handcrafted cocktails, and a robust wine list. Enjoy our weekday happy hour from 3-6pm, or don't miss our famous bottomless brunch buffet on weekends. Experience modern bowling and bocce with full-service dining and entertainment options. Perfect for corporate gatherings, celebrations, or family events, our versatile spaces accommodate parties of 20 to 1000 guests. Book your unforgettable experience today!
A photo of Rappahannock Oyster Bar at The Wharf restaurant
4.1
Excellent(203)
Price: Moderate
• Oyster Bar • Southwest Waterfront
Booked 38 times today
Rappahannock Oyster Bar at The Wharf is a waterfront restaurant as it's located at the historic Municipal Fish Market, the oldest fish market in the US. Many reviews mention the 'spectacular views of the wharf', 'enjoying the after meal walk along the wharf', and 'calming view of water'. The restaurant's location makes it a great spot to enjoy fresh seafood while taking in the scenic views of the water.
A photo of Canopy Central Café & Bar restaurant
4.3
Awesome(697)
Price: Expensive
• American • Southwest Waterfront
Booked 7 times today
The Canopy Central Café & Bar is a waterfront restaurant located above Hanks and Boardwalk inside the Canopy by Hilton Hotel. As per reviews, it offers beautiful views of the Wharf and waterfront, making it a popular spot for both locals and tourists. Many patrons appreciate the ambiance, food, and service, and the location overlooking the river is frequently mentioned as a highlight.
A photo of Whiskey Charlie restaurant
4.5
Awesome(203)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary American • Southwest Waterfront
Whiskey Charlie — 38.88oN 77.02oW – is a premium rooftop cocktail lounge perched atop the Canopy Washington DC | The Wharf, DC’s quintessential lifestyle and entertainment destination. Whiskey Charlie’s 10th floor is a roofscape with both an intimate rooftop deck, and an indoor lounge, known as ‘The Cabin.’ Each area features uninterrupted views of The Wharf that radiate off the marina, while majestic monuments set a brilliant backdrop.We are a 21 & up establishment.
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