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Gyu-Kaku - Arlington
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Japanese | Arlington
Farmers Fishers Bakers
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American | Georgetown
Founding Farmers - DC
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American | Foggy Bottom
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Tapas / Small Plates | Arlington
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Plume at the Jefferson HotelPlume at the Jefferson Hotel
1153
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
KinshipKinship
815
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
NocturneNocturne
69
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Cocktail Bar | Shaw, District of Columbia
Iron GateIron Gate
1064
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Mediterranean | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Roof Terrace Restaurant & BarRoof Terrace Restaurant & Bar
6451
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Contemporary American | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
SaxSax
1088
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Contemporary American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Harold BlackHarold Black
447
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
1789 Restaurant1789 Restaurant
5106
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American | Georgetown, District of Columbia
The Prime Rib at Live! Casino & HotelThe Prime Rib at Live! Casino & Hotel
1012
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Steakhouse | Hanover, Baltimore Suburbs
Old Ebbitt GrillOld Ebbitt Grill
19941
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Washington, D.C.

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
Le DiplomateLe Diplomate
6774
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French | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
ZaytinyaZaytinya
13315
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Mediterranean | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
OyamelOyamel
7550
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Mexican | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Unconventional DinerUnconventional Diner
438
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American | Shaw, District of Columbia
Central Michel RichardCentral Michel Richard
6605
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
China ChilcanoChina Chilcano
1880
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Peruvian | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
The Smith – Penn Quarter, Washington, D.CThe Smith – Penn Quarter, Washington, D.C
1031
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
ArrozArroz
859
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Spanish | Shaw, District of Columbia
ConvivialConvivial
515
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French American | Shaw, District of Columbia
RasikaRasika
8226
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Indian | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Farmers & DistillersFarmers & Distillers
3394
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
CentrolinaCentrolina
996
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
GhibellinaGhibellina
811
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Italian | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
Founding Farmers - DCFounding Farmers - DC
24389
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American | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
The Salt LineThe Salt Line
728
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Seafood | Navy Yard, District of Columbia
Succotash - Penn Quarter DCSuccotash - Penn Quarter DC
828
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Osteria Morini DCOsteria Morini DC
1788
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Italian | Navy Yard, District of Columbia
Iron GateIron Gate
1064
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Mediterranean | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
RPM Italian - DCRPM Italian - DC
2203
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Italian | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
KapnosKapnos
1295
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Greek | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia

The Top 20 Restaurants by Cuisine in Washington, D.C.

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Unconventional DinerUnconventional Diner
438
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American | Shaw, District of Columbia
CentrolinaCentrolina
996
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Le DiplomateLe Diplomate
6774
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French | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
The Salt LineThe Salt Line
728
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Seafood | Navy Yard, District of Columbia
ZaytinyaZaytinya
13315
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Mediterranean | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
OyamelOyamel
7550
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Mexican | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
ArrozArroz
859
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Spanish | Shaw, District of Columbia
Rasika West EndRasika West End
4066
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Contemporary Indian | West End, District of Columbia
China ChilcanoChina Chilcano
1880
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Peruvian | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
ChaplinChaplin
581
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Japanese | Shaw, District of Columbia
BLT Steak DCBLT Steak DC
3198
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Steak | Downtown, District of Columbia
Lebanese Taverna - Washington DCLebanese Taverna - Washington DC
868
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Middle Eastern | Woodley Park, District of Columbia
DC NoodlesDC Noodles
92
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Thai | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia
Mandu - K StreetMandu - K Street
422
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Korean | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
KapnosKapnos
1295
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Greek | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia

Washington, D.C.'s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

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ZaytinyaZaytinya
13315
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Mediterranean | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
OyamelOyamel
7550
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Mexican | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Central Michel RichardCentral Michel Richard
6605
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
RasikaRasika
8226
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Indian | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Jaleo DCJaleo DC
7415
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Spanish | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Bombay ClubBombay Club
3897
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Indian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Tosca RistoranteTosca Ristorante
3308
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Blue Duck TavernBlue Duck Tavern
5884
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American | West End, District of Columbia
Old Ebbitt GrillOld Ebbitt Grill
19941
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
BlackSaltBlackSalt
5358
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Seafood | Palisades Northwest, District of Columbia

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Specials at top restaurants in Maryland - DC Suburbs

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Acacia Food & WineAcacia Food & Wine
296 reviews
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Mediterranean | Van Ness, District of Columbia

My husband I I brought my mother, who is 84 and hard of hearing, to Acacia on Saturday night. Much as I enjoy live music, I was dismayed to see a jazz trio letting up, as we arrived, because I was afraid we wouldn’t be able to hear each other speak. The staff quickly sized up the situation and led us to the patio, where we sat in a gentle summer breeze, listening to muted but still enjoyable jazz in the background, and conversing over delicious bison kebabs, glazed salmon, vegetables, and salads. It was a delightful evening in an unexpected oasis in the city. More

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Espita MezcaleriaEspita Mezcaleria
224 reviews
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Mexican | Shaw, District of Columbia

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We went to Espita Mezcaleria as a group of 6 for an early Sunday dinner. The food and drinks were all outstanding, from the salsas all the way to the entrees. Our table was definitely the rowdiest, but I think only because we dined on the earlier side. I would highly recommend and definitely plan to return. More

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Claudia'sClaudia's
333 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, District of Columbia

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Great restaurant... very pleasant staff and the food was great!!!! More

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Nick's Riverside GrillNick's Riverside Grill
281 reviews
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Contemporary American | Georgetown, District of Columbia

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Ate outside by the waterfront, was very nice! The food is good, they also had live music. Will not disappoint. More

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La Tasca - RockvilleLa Tasca - Rockville
793 reviews
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Spanish | Rockville, Maryland - DC Suburbs

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La Tasca is one of our favorites - the tapas are always excellent, with a great selection of vegetarian and seafood to choose from, if you don't eat meat. Service is friendly and efficient. Lots of sangria options as well. It's a great place for Sunday brunch, too. More

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Maryland - DC Suburbs's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
VOLT1. VOLT
5013 reviews
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American | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Truly a lovely dining experience all around. Exquisite food, elegant dining room, unpretentious service. More

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Manalu Italian Restaurant2. Manalu Italian Restaurant
452 reviews
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Italian | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs

I love this restaurant the food is always excellent and the service is wonderful. More

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Le Parc Bistro3. Le Parc Bistro
283 reviews
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French | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Greeted by the owner. Wine selection is great. Food and service is outstanding. More

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The Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain4. The Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain
1077 reviews
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Southern | Dickerson, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Lovely afternoon celebrating friendships More

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Cava Mezze- Rockville5. Cava Mezze- Rockville
36 reviews
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Greek | Rockville, Maryland - DC Suburbs

A nice touch of spice. If you like mild, tell the server More

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Maryland - DC Suburbs restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Boca Botanas tapas barBoca Botanas tapas bar
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Spanish | Gaithersburg, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Boca Botanas serves authentic international Latin & Spanish Tapas. All The classic small plates from Central, South America & Spain , Argentinian style skirt steak, Peruvian ceviche, Colombian empanadas, Salvadorean Pupusas, Spanish Paella and many other dishes from around the globe. We take pride in our food; all of our sauces and sides are made from scratch, daily and ingredients used for the dishes use ingredients native to its country. Try out our craft cocktails, craft beers, and wines from Latina America & Spain in an intimate setting. We are perfect for birthdays and other celebrations, date night, or just getting out for a quick bite. Our knowledgeable staff will ensure you leave satisfied. we hope you enjoy your visit and would love to hear about your experience.More

Chevys Fresh Mex - GreenbeltChevys Fresh Mex - Greenbelt
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Mexican | Upper Marlboro, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Chevys Fresh Mex® is Mexican un-chained. We serve up delicious simplicity in a casual but energized atmosphere. Whether you’re with friends or family, there’s a fiesta waiting for you at Chevys.

We pride ourselves in the freshest food and drinks, made every day from scratch. Think California inspired Mesquite-fired flavor with farm fresh ingredients. We use only fresh, top-quality ingredients in our beloved recipes to create a one-of-a-kind fiesta of the senses that inspires celebration amongst food lovers, spice lovers and fun lovers.More

Holy Crepes CafeHoly Crepes Cafe
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Creperie | Gaithersburg, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Welcome to Holy Crepes Cafe!
Holy Crepes began in 2013 as a Food Truck with the mission to deliver the best tasting crepes you can find, paired with the smiles of those we had satisfied.
Since the beginning, we have been working hard to meet the expectations for quality food service that all customers deserve. After many years of success thanks to our faithful patronage, we have been fortunate enough to open our new Brick and Mortar right in the heart of Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Holy Crepes Cafe is now open for business, and we look forward to exceeding your expectations!More

Mayta's Peruvian CuisineMayta's Peruvian Cuisine
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Peruvian | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Welcome to Mayta's Peruvian Cuisine!
Enjoy a new experience with authentic Peruvian dishes and bright flavors in the heart of Buckeystown Pike. For beautiful days dine on the patio. More

Terrain Cafe - BethesdaTerrain Cafe - Bethesda
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Contemporary American | Bethesda / Chevy Chase, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Terrain Cafe celebrates the cycle of the seasons and the bounty of the land. Using hand-selected local produce, meats and dairy products, our team takes pride in crafting menus from the seasonal harvest of farmers we know and trust. We work tirelessly to craft an environment that aesthetically and gastronomically reflects the best of our local communities.More

Discover Maryland - DC Suburbs

Whether you desire simple or decadent food in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., you can find it here in high-quality dishes with farm-to-table freshness. When you want spicy, go for Chinese and have a bowl full of spicy sesame noodles. Is your heart tingling for pork? Head to a local tavern that offers chili-lime pork cracklins and pork and lychee salad. There is so much flavor in the Vietnamese menu, and every type of Italian food you can think of is here. Have you long looked for the perfect sushi? It is here, so stop and take a bite at one of the many lovely establishments. Taste bliss for a few moments and let all your worries fade.