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Best American Restaurants in Washington DC

Founding Spirits Tour and TastingFounding Spirits Tour and Tasting
(8)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Harold BlackHarold Black
(358)
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Booked 22 times today
Seasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DCSeasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DC
(475)
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American | Georgetown, District of Columbia
Booked 12 times today
KinshipKinship
(616)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Booked 29 times today
Denson Liquor BarDenson Liquor Bar
(126)
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Booked 10 times today
Lafayette RestaurantLafayette Restaurant
(840)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 11 times today
Blue Duck TavernBlue Duck Tavern
(5519)
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American | West End, District of Columbia
Booked 72 times today
The Prime RibThe Prime Rib
(2705)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 9 times today
Founding Farmers - DCFounding Farmers - DC
(22086)
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American | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
Booked 419 times today
Old Ebbitt GrillOld Ebbitt Grill
(18092)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 293 times today
TicoTico
(788)
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American | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia
Booked 93 times today
TOURS @ District Distilling Co.TOURS @ District Distilling Co.
(37)
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American | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia
Booked 6 times today
1789 Restaurant1789 Restaurant
(4798)
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American | Georgetown, District of Columbia
Booked 47 times today
Buck's Fishing & CampingBuck's Fishing & Camping
(388)
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American | Chevy Chase, District of Columbia
Booked 26 times today

Best Italian Restaurants in Washington DC

Tosca RistoranteTosca Ristorante
(3114)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 37 times today
Acqua Al 2Acqua Al 2
(2703)
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Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Booked 72 times today
RPM Italian - DCRPM Italian - DC
(1490)
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Italian | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Booked 144 times today
Filomena RistoranteFilomena Ristorante
(9063)
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Italian | Georgetown, District of Columbia
Booked 200 times today
FlorianaFloriana
(2016)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Booked 59 times today
CentrolinaCentrolina
(722)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 36 times today
TortinoTortino
(654)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 20 times today
Al TiramisuAl Tiramisu
(416)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Booked 24 times today
Osteria Morini DCOsteria Morini DC
(1509)
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Italian | Navy Yard, District of Columbia
Booked 48 times today
Lupo VerdeLupo Verde
(789)
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Italian | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
Booked 59 times today
GhibellinaGhibellina
(631)
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Italian | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
Booked 77 times today
Lavagna - Washington DCLavagna - Washington DC
(1051)
$$$$
Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Booked 60 times today
Siroc RestaurantSiroc Restaurant
(2694)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 16 times today
i Ricchii Ricchi
(3090)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Booked 18 times today
Al CrostinoAl Crostino
(363)
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Italian | Shaw, District of Columbia
Booked 18 times today

Popular restaurants in Washington DC

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Founding Farmers - DC
(3693)
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American | Foggy Bottom
Farmers Fishers Bakers
(1941)
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American | Georgetown
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(774)
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - DC - Convention CenterRuth's Chris Steak House - DC - Convention Center
1205 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 20 times today

Great food and great service! More

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Fourth Estate Restaurant at the National Press ClubFourth Estate Restaurant at the National Press Club
1028 reviews
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 17 times today

The meals we had were fantastic. My mother had the chicken breast and she Now rates it as the best meal she ever had in Washington. I don't have as clear rating system, but the scallops I had clearly rank in the top 5 meals I can remember having in DC. We had dinner here after seeing the movie The Post. It was so impressive to see all the Pulitzer Prize winning photos, photos of journalists and illuminaries. We sat under a photo of John Kerry helping to celebrate the 100th anniversary of The NPC; It was a fitting table because I volunteered on John's first political campaign when he ran for Congress in 1972. The National Press Club is a treasure and the Fourth Estate restaurant is an excellent place to dine. Be sure to set aside time to take in the history while before or after your meal. More

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FIG & OLIVE DCFIG & OLIVE DC
1339 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 134 times today

Came with a friend who was visiting DC. Loved the carrot soup and the crostini platter. More

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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Washington DCFogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Washington DC
2215 reviews
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Brazilian Steakhouse | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 63 times today

The service and food were absolutely delightful. The ambience was good and the people were kind and very attentive. More

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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Washington DC (K Street)McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Washington DC (K Street)
2385 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 19 times today

Very nice experience. We have dined at locations in several cities. Never disappointed. More

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District of Columbia's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier1. Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier
2723 reviews
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French | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
Booked 15 times today

Everything was wonderful. Definitely one of the top 5 meals I’ve had in my life, and the service was impeccable. More

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Elizabeth's Gone Raw2. Elizabeth's Gone Raw
235 reviews
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Vegan | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 19 times today

Delicious, inventive vegan food. Elizabeth has a very interesting story – ask her about why she founded the restaurant if she's there. More

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Harold Black3. Harold Black
358 reviews
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Booked 22 times today

Second time visit, different experience. Did the max group size (6) with a cozy corner booth. Went off-menu with the tasting (5 drinks for $40; the price went up), but I would suggest doing a cocktail tasting only when you sit at the bar. Also suggest date nights here rather than group events. More

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Lafayette Restaurant4. Lafayette Restaurant
840 reviews
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 11 times today

Great late lunch in DC in a unique ambiance and specialty gourmet food for connoisseurs. More

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Kinship5. Kinship
616 reviews
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Booked 29 times today

I have been to this restaurant on many occasions and it never disappoints. The menu which continually changes, is consistently inventive and pleasantly surprises the palate. The service is very polished and the ambiance glows with understated elegance. More

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New to OpenTable

District of Columbia restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Lemon Cuisine of IndiaLemon Cuisine of India
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Indian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Booked 3 times today

Spice up your Life! Come try some of our traditional flavors from all corners of India where every dish is made from fresh organic in-house ingredients, perfectly spiced according to each patron.More

Millie'sMillie's
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American | Tenleytown, District of Columbia
Booked 51 times today

Millie's is located in the heart of Spring Valley and provides a delicious community dinning experience.More

Sweet Agave Bar & GrillSweet Agave Bar & Grill
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Tex-Mex | Palisades Northwest, District of Columbia
Booked 5 times today

Tex-mex restaurant located in Washington DC. Happy Hour Daily 4pm - 6pmMore

Discover Shaw

The Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C. is known for being a hub of international restaurants. Running from Mt. Vernon Square to U Street, this trendy area is packed with eateries and hosts everything from Thai and West African cuisine to French-Asian fusion food. These multicultural restaurants frequently entertain throngs of students from Howard University as well as business professionals meeting for lunch before heading back to the Mt. Vernon Square Convention Center. If your taste buds prefer more classic American-style food, try the half-smoke hot dog, one of D.C.'s most iconic dishes. This hot dog is smothered in french fries, cheese sauce, meaty chili and raw onions. You can grab one of these hearty hot dogs just east of the African-American Civil War Memorial.