About Filomena Ristorante

For almost 35 Years Filomena is one of Washington's most Landmark restaurants located in the heart of Georgetown overlooking the historic C&O Canal. Voted Washington's Best Italian Restaurant by AOL Digital City past several years. Featured on The Travel Channel and Food Network. Lunch or dinner, our old-world cooking styles and recipes brought to America by the early Italian immigrants, carefully passed down from one generation to the next, alongside the culinary cutting edge creations of Italy's foods of today.

Filomena is perfect for the business luncheon or the elegant candle light dinner.

1063 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily M-Sun: 11:30am - 3:30pm
Dinner M-Su: 3:30pm - 11:00pm

Please note: Dinner Menu All Day: Easter Sunday, Mother's Day, Christmas Eve
Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day (except if falls on Fri, Sat, Sun)

Open New Years Day, Saturday January 1, 2016!!

Cross Street:
M Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(202) 338-8800

Website:
http://www.filomena.com/

Catering:
Filomena introducing our Corporate/Home Catering Division!

If you have a home or office party, let us do all the work. Choose between picking up your order or having us delivery (min order and delivery charges apply)

Also we can cater your next event complete with our own staff.

Contact Anton at 202-338-8800 or anton@filomena.com

Parking Details:
Most convenient parking is located directly across the street at Georgetown Park Mall. There are also several parking garages throughout Georgetown.

Public Transit:
Every ten minutes, from 7 a.m. to midnight, ride the Georgetown Metro Connection. Ridership is open to everyone! Picking up from the Rosslyn and Dupont Circle metro stations every ten minutes makes getting to Georgetown quick and easy.

Executive Chef:
Daniele Turchetti

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Filomena Ristorante Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (243)
Authentic (229)
Good for a Date (202)
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Good for Anniversaries (191)
Romantic (178)
Good for Birthdays (170)
Comfort Food (138)
Neighborhood Gem (130)
Worth the Drive (117)
Cozy (113)
Fit for Foodies (112)
Fun (112)
Good for Groups (104)
Notable Wine List (96)
Seasonal (75)
Business Meals (72)
Hot Spot (65)
Pre/post Theatre (65)
Creative Cuisine (57)
People Watching (46)
Casual (45)
Great for Lunch (44)
Sunday Lunch (33)
Kid-friendly (24)
Local Ingredients (24)
Quiet Conversation (22)
Tasting Menu (21)
Handcrafted Cocktails (18)
Late-night Find (13)
Good Vegetarian Options (12)
Healthy (10)
Waterfront (10)
Scenic View (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Bar Seating (5)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Organic (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Spicy (2)
Tapas (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Great Beer (1)
Live Music (1)
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 hours ago

Hearty portions, great gluten free options, zany holiday decorations makes it feel like a special occasion. We’ll (hopefully) be back soon!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined a day ago

Always great service and food! Truly excellent!

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 (New York Area)·Dined a day ago

Wonderful! Just so pleasant!

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined a day ago

Very good experience, large portions and great service. Will be back again!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined a day ago

It lived up to its reputation. Everything was good. I can’t really complain.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined a day ago

The food was amazing. Portions are large and service was excellent. Hands down the best Italian food I’ve ever had.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Truly the best Italian food I have ever had.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Outstanding! Ask for the waiter, Carmelo! He’s the best!!

Tags: Romantic, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Filomena went above and beyond for my dairy allergy and specially prepared a gnocchi dish that was out of this world. I suggest adding that dairy and vegan friendly dish to their menu! Thank you Franco and Chef.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

We were recommended to Filomenia's by a friend and we had a fabulous experience. After we were seated we were immediately greeted by our waiter "Franco" who was genuinely friendly and professional. His recommendations were spot on. The food was served piping hot and the Sunday Sauce lived up to its reputation .Portions were large so be prepared to eat when you come here. For dessert we had the cheesecake which was light and creamy. Excellent place to dine.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Excellent food. Top quality. A bit pricey but very generous servings.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

First impression was Filomena may be suffering a bit from it's own popularity. The dining room was beautiful but dark and overcrowded. Tables were really close together. You want a table as far inside as possible. Service was excellent. Our orders were taken quickly and without error. Everyone's entree also arrived quickly; a surprise seeing how the restaurant was 100 percent full. Food was excellent! I can't wait to go back during a quieter hour and just have a plate of spaghetti!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Richmond)·Dined 2 days ago

Very crowded setting, everyone is on top of each other. Not easy to move around.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Casual, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

The food was incredible and the service was outstanding. Definitely coming back again soon!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

great meal, great atmosphere. large portions. Great service. Best Italian in the district

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, Fun, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive
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 (Richmond)·Dined 3 days ago

Hands down best Italian food I’ve had in DC, highly recommend! Portions are very generous. Wait staff very friendly and helpful with selections!

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Romantic, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 3 days ago

Highly overrated. I've had much better meals for half the price. In no big rush to go back

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

My husband and I had a lovely dinner date. The food was delicious and the service exceptional.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

Seriously the best Italian food in the district. I don’t know how they make their bolognese sauce so amazing but I have to order it every time. Been many times before and look forward to returning soon.

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 (Richmond)·Dined 3 days ago

Everyone should go here. Lived up to its reputation. The decorations were for Valentine’s Day and very festive. Plenty of wait to staff to take care you of you. Food was fabulous! We had the 20oz veal chop, superb, the seafood pasta, outstanding, and the beef shank tortellini, out of this world. Loved everything he had. Will definitely be back!!

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 (Orlando)·Dined 3 days ago

Travel with family

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·Dined 4 days ago

Very tasty and filling. Oversized portions good for sharing. Very authentic Italian.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun, Authentic, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, People Watching, Cozy, Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

Loved the cuisine wine and great service .
Highly recommend

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Casual
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 (Mississippi)·Dined 4 days ago

As a group we attend a conference annually in DC and we look forward to our dinner night at Filomeno's. See you next year. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

Wonderful pasta, calimari and meatball
Two appetizer and one entree is enough for two

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

New favorite Italian restaurant. Excellent food, service, and ambient.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 5 days ago

One of my favorite place to eat, I have been there more then 10 times and every time I enjoy it and will keep going

Tags: Special Occasion, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Organic, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Authentic, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 5 days ago

Best Italian food in town, service is always on point, everything on the menu taste great. Portions are huge, definitely going back!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

The food was delicious as always!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

Great as always! Still the best place in Georgetown.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

This was our second trip to Filomena's for a special occasion and just like before, it did not disappoint. Words cannot describe how incredible the food was - from the appetizers to the dessert: 5 stars. Not only that, but we went on Valentine's Day and the place was PACKED. Regardless, we had exceptional service with an entire team attending to our needs and every one of them met. My water glass was never empty, we never felt rushed, and the personality/spirit of our waiters was top notch. This is not a cheap restaurant but it is 100% worth every penny.

Tags: Good for a Date, People Watching, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Authentic, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

Excellent Valentine's dinner! The food was amazing and authentic.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

The food was excellent! The best Lasagna I've ever had. I ended up buying an additional Lasagna to go.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List
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 (Richmond)·Dined 6 days ago

A favorite for many years. So much to say... just so Filomena!! Their version of a cannoli dessert is a life changer!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Comfort Food
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

bad service ever! the waiter ignored us and give us bad face from the beginning!really ruined our happy day

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

Heavy up sell

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

Delicious. Huge portions in the classic Italian way. Fancy but not too fancy. Excellent service.

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Fun, Special Occasion, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

We went to celebrate Valentine’s Day early. The food was amazing and despite it being extremely busy the service was good. The down side to it being busy was that It was pretty loud and we had to wait despite having reservations.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

As always a wonderful meal you need to come hungry or be prepared to take home the remainder or your meal in a “doggy bag”. The best data in the city!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

It was a pre-valentine’s dinner date and it was very crowded, loud and service was not attentive. I was disappointed in my dining experience.

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