50 Washington DC Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:The Inn at Little Washington, L'Auberge Chez Francois, Kinship
Price Range:$$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:American, French
Neighborhoods:Washington, Great Falls, Mt. Vernon Square

The Inn at Little Washington

$$$$·American·
Washington
770 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Wonderful ambience. Impeccable service , fabulous food!
96% recommended
6 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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L'Auberge Chez Francois

$$$$·French·
Great Falls
6,527 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Delightful meal. The sauces, the flavors, the perfectly cooked... everything.
99% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart
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Kinship

$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon Square
928 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Went here for an anniversary dinner a few weeks ago and it was a terrific experience. We used to live in Manhattan and couldn't help comparing the experience to the likes of Le BeRead more
93% recommended
103 people mentioned the French Toast
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Maydan

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
U Street Corridor
249 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
We went for my husband's birthday and absolutely loved it! Great atmosphere, delicious food and great service! The music was a little loud, however overall very festive!
95% recommended
8 people mentioned the Kebab
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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
6,144 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Everything was great!
94% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,573 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Valentine’s Day Menu was incredible!!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
53 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Lost Creek Winery

$$$$·American·
Leesburg
16 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Quiet Conversation
The Chef continues to put out excellent tapas-style dishes that go great with the wines from Lost Creek. The service this last visit was a little slow. We felt like we may have beeRead more
95% recommended
1 people mentioned the Red Wine
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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

$$$$·Seafood·
Logan Circle
780 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Because of the ordering process (app based) adding to the order once submitted seemed troublesome so we stuck with what we first ordered with no additions.
97% recommended
Seafood in District of Columbia
18 people mentioned the Crayfish

Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
775 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Manalu is consistently a great place to go. Great food, great service, cheerful staff. Highly recommended.
97% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
2,049 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Wonderful service. Top notch food.
97% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Chicken Liver Mousse
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Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier

$$$$·European·
Foggy Bottom
3,396 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Quiet Conversation
Mark was great!
100% recommended
Best Food in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc

Montmartre

$$$$·French·
Capitol Hill
497 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Food and service are always lovely. A nice treat out!
100% recommended
7 people mentioned the Octopus Appetizer
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Cafe Renaissance

$$$$·French·
Vienna
2,688 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Birthday. Love Saeed and Wesley. They both make it a special place.
96% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Washington, D.C. Area
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
9,738 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Very nice dining experience in one of their great “pop-up” pods along 14th street. Our server was top notch - very friendly, personable and knowledgeable. Thanks and we look forwarRead more
94% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
223 people mentioned the Mushroom Tart
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Ambar Capitol Hill

$$$$·Balkan style·
Capitol Hill
3,053 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Ambar did a great job to ensure we felt comfortable under COVID guidelines, which didn't take away from the exceptional quality of service and food.
97% recommended
Best Value in District of Columbia
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe
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The Conche

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Washington DC
661 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Consistently wonderful and delicious. Every time we try a new dish and every time we leave wanting more. What a gem!
95% recommended
16 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Rasika West End

$$$$·Contemporary Indian·
West End
4,315 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
Love this place. Great staff and great food. Get the fried spinach it is to die for!
95% recommended
327 people mentioned the Chaat
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Ambar - Arlington

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Arlington
2,417 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Good for Groups
This place was great. The food was great and the service was excellent. We did outdoor seating and the weather was perfect!
92% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie
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Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,144 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We are local, but had to guests with us from out of state. Both guests said that the "steak was the best that I have ever eaten"!!
99% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Truffle Mac
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Eddie V's - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Seafood·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,165 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Everything about our lunch was perfect. The food, the service, and the atmosphere were all spot on. Can’t wait to go back!
96% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,936 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Amazing ambiance and the staff was incredible! So friendly and attentive and made it a very personable experience.
94% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers
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The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,541 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
A fine day, a lovely location, thoughtful and attentive service, wonderful food. Overall a delightful experience.
97% recommended
Notable Wine List in Maryland - DC Suburbs
30 people mentioned the Short Rib

Rasika

$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
8,652 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
Excellent meal & service. Best Indian food I've ever had.
96% recommended
606 people mentioned the Chaat
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Iron Gate

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
1,864 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Iron Gate has a lovely outdoor set up! Each table has its own fire pit or heater, they were very well spaced out, and we felt very safe there. The menu is always interesting and weRead more
95% recommended
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
838 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
A great restaurant to go to for a nice dinner. The staff is great and the food is delicious.
98% recommended
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
14 people mentioned the French Toast
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Greenhouse at the Jefferson Hotel Washington DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
646 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
Everything about our experience at The Jefferson Hotel was superb!
93% recommended
11 people mentioned the High Tea
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The Capital Grille - Washington DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Capitol Hill
4,060 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
The service was excellent and the food was amazing.
100% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Mirabelle - Washington, DC

$$$$·French American·
Downtown
726 reviews
Went to celebrate a birthday. The night was perfect. Recommended wine was perfectly paired with the meal, and the food was delicious. Highly recommended.
8 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Green Pig Bistro

$$$$·American·
Arlington
648 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Comfort Food
Server may have had one too many tables is only reason for not providing 5 stars
100% recommended
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,112 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Great experience!!
97% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
79 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Del Ray Cafe

$$$$·French·
Alexandria
907 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Organic
Our favorite restaurant and the best people! Thanks for staying open.
88% recommended
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,552 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
This is our third time dining at The Ashby Inn, and twice during COVID. We also stayed at the inn during our last two visits. It's a very special place and the food is wonderful. HRead more
97% recommended
Best Service in Virginia - DC Suburbs
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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Acqua Al 2

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill
3,545 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great as always
100% recommended
131 people mentioned the Pasta Sampler
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L'Auberge Provencale

$$$$·French American·
Boyce
356 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Idyllic setting, wonderful food, superior service!! Couldn’t be better than this!!
93% recommended
4 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef
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Convivial

$$$$·French American·
Shaw
684 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Do yourself a favor and get the Poulet Rouge. It's a simple meal with simple ingredients that is executed perfectly.
93% recommended
33 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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Et Voila

$$$$·French·
Palisades Northwest
1,690 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Our meal was fantastic and service by Nadji and Sylvain was brilliant. Nadji as usual recommends wonderful wines to pair with the meal. We look forward to seeing you all again sooRead more
97% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew
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The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,038 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Always a superb experience, the Capital Grille in Tysons is always first-class, personable and exquisite in food preparation and presentation. The professionalism of the staff and Read more
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Virginia - DC Suburbs
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,364 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Great for Lunch
Lunch w family gift Valentine’s Day. Wife and dtr got roses and we got chocolate strawberries for the table.
93% recommended
Steakhouse in District of Columbia
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Penn Quarter
3,202 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
We had a great experience yesterday. The staff was so polite and answered everything question asked, the dining area was so nice and clean. Mastro’s is a great place to go for dateRead more
87% recommended
Steakhouse in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,481 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Great food and service! Very warm outside seating.
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
33 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Osteria Morini DC

$$$$·Italian·
Navy Yard
2,068 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Fun
  • Hot Spot
The food was excellent and our server Jamie did a fantastic job! It was unusually loud in the restaurant for a Monday, due to the crowd for Morini Monday.
100% recommended
28 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,346 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Amazing food.
94% recommended
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,405 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
FOOD AND WINE JUST DELICIOUS!
97% recommended
Greek in Washington, D.C. Area
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus
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1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,830 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
The food and service was absolutely amazing. Highly recommend to all who want great food, atmosphere and service, this is the place for you. I also love the history that was sharRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,186 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Amazing as always
99% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,069 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Great service. We were late for our reservation and they were still able to sit us. The server was knowledgeable about the menu and the food was yummy! Good for people with all soRead more
93% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
43 people mentioned the Dumplings

Succotash - Penn Quarter DC - Reopening Soon

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,053 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Brunch
  • Creative Cuisine
Fantastic job with social distancing measures, great bartender, and classy service.
88% recommended
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Monocacy Crossing

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frederick
2,021 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Consistently outstanding! Server was wonderful and the food is always terrific!
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,707 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Let’s just say that our tummies were really really happy walking out of this place. Michelin worthy for sure.
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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Mokomandy

$$$$·American·
Sterling
2,234 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
This was our 3rd time at Mokomandy, and it's continued to provide delicious dishes with personable staff! Highly recommend.
94% recommended
91 people mentioned the Dumplings
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