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Sotto

4.4
4.4
144 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian

Charming and intimate, Sotto is an underground bar, restaurant, and live music venue brought to you by Ari Gejdenson and his Mindful Restaurant Group team. Recreating the experience in an old school jazz club, this hidden gem is located below sister restaurant Ghibellina, and it showcases artfully crafted cocktails, rustic Tuscan cuisine, and the best musicians in D.C. A great spot for either an intimate date or a large group gathering, and everything in between.

Please be aware of a few house rules:

1. We look forward to having you join us and are happy to hold your table for up to fifteen minutes. To contact us with a special request, please email info@sottodc.com
2. Ticketed events can be purchased in our website for $15 or at the door $20 per person to be included in your bill.
3. Your ticket grants you reservation only for the selected showtime.
4. Please note your ticket grants you a seat, you might be asked to share a table.
5. You must be 21 or older.

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Menu

Antipasti

  • Varietá D'olive$5.00

    house cured olives

    • Riso al Salto$10.00

      crispy risotto cakes, prosciutto, tomato coriander sauce

      • Burrata$16.00

        olive oil poached cherry tomatoes, saba vinegar, micro basil, sea salt, toasted bread

        • Fegatini$8.00

          chicken liver crostini, anchovy, capers, vermouth

          • Crostone di Melanzana$10.00

            eggplant, zucchini, red onion, tomato, red pepper, garlic, sheep's milk ricotta

            • Fritto Misto$15.00

              buttermilk fried calamari, seasonal vegetables

              Insalate

              • Insalata Ghibellina$12.00

                arugula, avocado, roasted tomatoes, emmenthaler, pine nuts, basil pesto

                • Insalata Caprese$14.00

                  sliced tomato, mozzarella di'bufala, basil, olive oil, vincotto

                  • Insalata di Stagione$12.00

                    bibb lettuce, cherry tomatoes, goat cheese, red grapes, scallions, sunflower seeds, candied walnuts, raspberry vinaigrette

                    Zuppa

                    • La Zuppa del Giorno$9.00

                      house-made soup of the day

                      Salumi e Formaggi

                        Varietá di Salumi Artigianali

                        $26 / $7 ea. Selection of our salumi, fegatini, pickles

                        • Salame Toscano | Fra'mani | California

                          • Finocchiona | Creminelli | Utah

                            • Salametto Piccante | Fra'mani | California

                              • Prosciutto | Emilia-Romagna | Italy

                                Varietá di Formaggi Italiani

                                $22 / $6 ea. Selection of imported italian cheeses, raisin walnut bread & fig jam

                                • Quadrello di Bufala | Buffalo | Lombardia

                                  • Brunet | Goat | Piemonte

                                    • Gorgonzola Dolce | Cow | Piemonte

                                      • Black Truffle Pecorino | Sheep | Toscana

                                        Primi Piatti

                                        • Tagliatelle al Ragú$20.00

                                          beef ragú, grana padano

                                          • Spaghetti di Seppia$25.00

                                            squid ink pasta, maryland blue crab, lemon butter, garlic, onion, spicy peppers

                                            • Risotto Spinaci$17.00

                                              quadrello and spinach fonduta, crispy spinach, lemon vinaigrette, grana padano

                                              • Gnocchi con Salsa Crudo$18.00

                                                zucchini, heirloom tomatoes, garlic, white wine, red pepper flakes, basil, ricotta salata

                                                • Paccheri con Ragú di Agnello$20.00

                                                  white wine braised lamb, green olives, tomato, grana padano, mint

                                                  Secondi

                                                  • Disossata alla Griglia$38.00

                                                    14oz porcini-rubbed ribeye, olio verde, arugula

                                                    • Pollo al Mattone$26.00

                                                      free-range chicken cooked under a hot brick, balsamic chicken jus

                                                      • Vitello con Cipollini in Agrodolce$36.00

                                                        grilled veal chop, baby arugula, cipollini onion balsamic reduction

                                                        • Pesce del Giorno

                                                          fish of the day

                                                          • Market Price
                                                        • Bistecca alla Fiorentina

                                                          45oz grilled bone-in porterhouse steak, garlic and rosemary-infused olive oil

                                                          • per due$110.00

                                                        Contorni

                                                        • Patate Arrosto$9.00

                                                          oven-roasted potatoes, garlic, rosemary, black peppercorns

                                                          • Cavolfiore Stufato$9.00

                                                            cauliflower, tomato, garlic, rosemary, fennel seeds, parsley

                                                            • Fagiole Saltare$9.00

                                                              white beans, garlic, baby kale, tomato, lemon

                                                              • Barbabietole Arrostiti$9.00

                                                                roasted local beets, vincotto, basil, mint, parsley

                                                                Le Nostre Pizze

                                                                • Margherita di Bufala$16.00

                                                                  tomato sauce, basil, buffalo mozzarella

                                                                  • Napoli$35.00

                                                                    tomato sauce, mozzarella, anchovies, capers, oregano, garlic, peperoncino

                                                                    • Quattro Formaggi$17.00

                                                                      buffalo mozzarella, ricotta, grana padano, pecorino romano, garlic, basil, oregano, pickled hot peppers

                                                                      • Salsiccia e Cipolla$17.00

                                                                        tomato sauce, sausage, roasted onions, provolone, grana padano, basil, oregano, peperoncino

                                                                        • Marinara$15.00

                                                                          tomato sauce, oregano, garlic, basil, olio verde

                                                                          • Funghi$18.00

                                                                            herb roasted mushrooms, goat cheese, spring onions, pecorino, truffle oil

                                                                            • Olive e Carciofi$18.00

                                                                              nostralina olives, artichokes, sundried tomatoes, smoked mozzarella, basil, garlic, peperoncino, grana padano

                                                                              • Vongole$20.00

                                                                                little neck clams, garlic, parsley, peperoncino, crème fraîche

                                                                                • E.V.O.O. Schiacciata$8.00

                                                                                  hot, fresh, flatbread, fresh herbs, extra virgin olive oil, salt, black pepper

                                                                                  Pizza Add-Ons

                                                                                  While we welcome you to customize your pizza, please note that substitutions are not permitted

                                                                                  • Oregano

                                                                                    free

                                                                                    • Sliced Garlic

                                                                                      free

                                                                                      • Olives$1.00

                                                                                        • Basil$1.00

                                                                                          • Capers$1.00

                                                                                            • Red Onion$1.00

                                                                                              • Olio Verde$2.00

                                                                                                • Arugula$2.00

                                                                                                  • Anchovy$2.00

                                                                                                    • Sun-Dried Tomatoes$2.00

                                                                                                      • Roasted Peppers$2.00

                                                                                                        • Calabrian Chilies$2.00

                                                                                                          • Provolone$2.00

                                                                                                            • Mozzarella Fior di Latte$2.00

                                                                                                              • Grana Padano$2.00

                                                                                                                • Pecorino Romano$2.00

                                                                                                                  • Sausage$3.00

                                                                                                                    • Finocchiona$3.00

                                                                                                                      • Buffalo Mozzarella$3.00

                                                                                                                        • Artichokes$3.00

                                                                                                                          • Gorgonzola Dolce$3.00

                                                                                                                            • Ricotta$3.00

                                                                                                                              • Brunet$3.00

                                                                                                                                • Prosciutto$3.00

                                                                                                                                  • Smoked Mozzarella$3.00

                                                                                                                                    • Confit Tomatoes$3.00

                                                                                                                                      • Mushrooms$3.00

                                                                                                                                        Dolci

                                                                                                                                        • Panna Cotta$9.00

                                                                                                                                          cream, vanilla, saba

                                                                                                                                          • Tiramisu$9.00

                                                                                                                                            ladyfingers soaked in espresso, mascarpone cheese, frangelico, topped with espresso and cocoa powder

                                                                                                                                            • Gelati e Sorbetti$9.00

                                                                                                                                              seasonal flavors, house-made

                                                                                                                                              • Affogato al Caffe$9.00

                                                                                                                                                fior di latte gelato "drowned" in espresso

                                                                                                                                                • Torta di Gianduja$9.00

                                                                                                                                                  chocolate-hazelnut cake, honey crème fraîche, hazelnut brittle

                                                                                                                                                  • Biscotti Vin Santo$15.00

                                                                                                                                                    castello di poppiano vin santo, almond cantucci

                                                                                                                                                    Vini al Bicchiere

                                                                                                                                                      Bollicine

                                                                                                                                                      • Brachetto | Col Dei Venti | Piedmont

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$9.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$64.00
                                                                                                                                                      • Brut Rose | Jeio | Veneto

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$11.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$50.00
                                                                                                                                                      • Moscato | Vietti 'Cascinetti' | Piedmont

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$9.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$56.00
                                                                                                                                                      • Moscato D'asti NV Annalisa | Piemonte

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$8.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$36.00
                                                                                                                                                      • Prosecco | La Luca | Veneto

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$11.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$45.00

                                                                                                                                                      Bianchi

                                                                                                                                                      • Chardonnay | Di Leonardo 'Father's Eyes' | Friuli

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$15.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$72.00
                                                                                                                                                      • Greco | Mastroberardino 'Mastro' | Campania

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$13.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$54.00
                                                                                                                                                      • Pinot Grigio | Riff | Alto Adige

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$10.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$45.00
                                                                                                                                                      • Sauvignon Blanc | Dipinti | Trentino Alto-Adige

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$12.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$54.00

                                                                                                                                                      Rosato

                                                                                                                                                      • Sangiovese | Piazza del Castello | Toscana

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$11.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$49.00

                                                                                                                                                      Rossi

                                                                                                                                                      • Cabernet Sauvignon | Prelius 'Maremma' | Toscana

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$15.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$65.00
                                                                                                                                                      • Nero D'avola Blend | Planeta 'La Segreta' | Toscana

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$14.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$58.00
                                                                                                                                                      • Pinot Noir | Nals Margreid | Trentino Alto-Adige

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$13.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$56.00
                                                                                                                                                      • Sangiovese | Di Majo Norante | Molise

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$12.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$47.00

                                                                                                                                                      Dolci

                                                                                                                                                      • Recioto Della Valpolicella | Monte Faustino | Veneto

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$14.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$84.00
                                                                                                                                                      • Vin Santo | Castello Poppiano | Toscana

                                                                                                                                                        • Glass$12.00
                                                                                                                                                        • Bottle$72.00

                                                                                                                                                      Draft Beer

                                                                                                                                                      • Peroni | Pale Lager | IT$7.00

                                                                                                                                                        • Flying Dog | 'Numero Uno' Mexican Lager | MD$7.00

                                                                                                                                                          • Right Proper | 'Raised by Wolves' Pale Ale | DC$7.00

                                                                                                                                                            • Port City | 'Monumental' IPA | VA$7.00

                                                                                                                                                              • Rar | 'Groove City' Hefeweissen | MD$7.00

                                                                                                                                                                • 3 Stars | Peppercorn Saison | DC$7.00

                                                                                                                                                                  Bottled Beer

                                                                                                                                                                  • Dogfish Head | 'Seaquench' Sour Ale | DE$8.00

                                                                                                                                                                    • Flying Dog | 'Bloodline' Blood Orange Ale | MD$7.00

                                                                                                                                                                      • Jailbreak | 'Infinite' Amber Lager | MO$7.00

                                                                                                                                                                        • Stone | 'Delicious' IPA | CA$7.00

                                                                                                                                                                          • Atlas | 'District Common' Hybrid | DC$10.00

                                                                                                                                                                            • Ommegang | 'Rosetta' Cherry Lambic-Kriek | NY$12.00

                                                                                                                                                                              • Anxo Cidre Blanc | Hard Apple Cider | DC$11.00

                                                                                                                                                                                • Left Hand | Nitro Milk Stout | CA$8.00

                                                                                                                                                                                  Cocktails

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Exit Only$13.00

                                                                                                                                                                                    old overholt rye, montenegro, mint demerara syrup, lemon

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Minor Threat$13.00

                                                                                                                                                                                      grapefruit infused mezcal, lillet rose, agave, lemon, prosecco

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Banned In DC$13.00

                                                                                                                                                                                        civic vodka, pineau des charentes rouge, plum syrup, lemon, soda

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pay No Attention$13.00

                                                                                                                                                                                          white rum, flying dog bloodline syrup, lemon, prosecco

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wait a Minute$13.00

                                                                                                                                                                                            rhubarb infused gin, lillet rogue, campari

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Been Drinkin' Watermelon$13.00

                                                                                                                                                                                              cachaca, watermelon juice, honey, lime, peychaud bitters

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sotto Punch$11.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                white wine, velvet falernum, passionfruit, flying dog numero uno

                                                                                                                                                                                                Barrel-Aged Cocktail

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rosita$17.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                  tequila, campari, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Late Night

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tuesday-Thursday 10:30-11:30pm; Friday & Saturday 11:30pm-12:30am

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Margherita di Bufala$16.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                    tomato sauce, basil, buffalo mozzarella

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Napoli$15.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                      tomato sauce, mozzarella, anchovies, capers, oregano, garlic, peperoncino

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Quattro Formaggi$17.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                        buffalo mozzarella, ricotta, grana padano, pecorino romano, garlic, basil, oregano, pickled hot peppers

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Salsiccia e Cipolla$17.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                          tomato sauce, sausage, roasted onions, provolone, grana padano, basil, oregano, peperoncino

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marinara$15.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                            tomato sauce, oregano, garlic, basil, olio verde

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Funghi$18.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                              herb roasted mushrooms, goat cheese, spring onions, pecorino, truffle oil

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Olive e Carciofi$18.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                nostralina olives, artichokes, sundried tomatoes, smoked mozzarella, basil, garlic, peperoncino, grana padano

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Vongole$20.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  little neck clams, garlic, parsley, peperoncino, crème fraîche

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Late Night - Pizza Add-Ons

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  While we welcome you to customize your pizza, please note that substitutions are not permitted

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Oregano

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    free

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sliced Garlic

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      free

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Olives$1.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Basil$1.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Capers$1.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Red Onion$1.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Olio Verde$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Arugula$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Anchovy$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sun-Dried Tomatoes$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Roasted Peppers$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Calabrian Chilies$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Provolone$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mozzarella Fior di Latte$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Grana Padano$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pecorino Romano$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sausage$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Finocchiona$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Buffalo Mozzarella$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Artichokes$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Gorgonzola Dolce$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ricotta$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Brunet$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Prosciutto$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Smoked Mozzarella$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Confit Tomatoes$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mushrooms$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        For menu edits, please contact SinglePlatform at (866) 237-4564.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        What 144 people are saying

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.4 based on all time ratings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 4.2Food
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 4.2Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 4.4Ambience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 4.0Value

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NoiseModerate

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        90% of people would recommend it to a friend

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          rwnaressi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 23, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall3food3service5ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Good music and good food, but a little loud on the sitting area. Food is overpriced.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. SD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SamD

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 9, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I like the decor and the general feel of the place. The service impeccable and the food is always the best. It is my favorite restaurant and only a block away from lucky me.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. KJ

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          KarenJ

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 28, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall3food2service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Attended the comedy show in the basement. Food portions are way too small for the price. Place is very dark and hard to read the menu. Food average nothing to brag about.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          New York Area

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 1, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall1food3service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Not what we expected. Closes very early Sunday.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sammie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3.0

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on March 15, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall3food2service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          This place is okay if youve got nothing going on and want to be in a lively space. Basic lack of communication and mismanagement make this a mediocre spot at best. Wouldn't go out of my way to go here again.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          DarrylF

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on February 18, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Excellent entertainment

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          DanielleP

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4.0

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on January 30, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall4food3service4ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Came in for date night on a Tuesday. To our surprise we didn’t need a reservation since the restaurant was empty. In addition to a comedy show about to be performed. Overall everything was great but the food could use a little more seasoning though.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. DL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          DLR1

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          32 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on January 25, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          An excellent music venue. Large stage for musicians. Good acoustics. Tables not crowded together. Food from Ghibellina is excellent. Service Outstanding.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. GR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GRman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          19 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on October 30, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The food was exceptional. The Bartenders are your guide to nirvana. The ambience was perfect and on Tuesday evening there is phenomenal comedy with great local and rising star comedians. Go, Eat, Drink, Laugh, Drink some more

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. SS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SharpandSound

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on August 22, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall4food3service2ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The music is wayyyy too loud. I understand that when a band is playing that the music may be at a higher level however, on breaks, the house music was too loud. It was difficult for the bartender and servers to hear us when speaking.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          AngelM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tampa

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on July 18, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          We went here for my son to get the jazz experience... it was everything we wanted and more. The food was phenomenal!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. AR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ARoberts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Denver

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on July 11, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall3food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wonderful wait staff and great jazz music. The meal was delicious!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. A

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          April

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on June 29, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall3food3service1ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I visited Sotto for a performance and prepaid for tickets. When we arrived there was no host/hostess to seat us. We found someone who was behind the bar and he sat us. Service was extremely slow. The waiter kept apologizing saying they were short handed. There was only 1 bartender working for the whole place. I enjoyed the musical performance and the food but the service was just too slow. I found the drinks to also be on the expensive side but I understand they have a happy hour.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14. p

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          peggys

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on June 27, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The jazz group was young, hot and great musicians! The food...especially my pasta was excellent as was our pate....my daughter loved her salad....the service was a bit slow but I loved the ambience! Peggy M Spates

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        15. JM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          JaniceM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          27 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          27 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on June 21, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          This was our second pre-theater dinner at Sotto, and I still appreciate that the happy hour menu is available at the tables, not just the bar. The happy hour drink and food specials changed since our last visit, and everything we've eaten or drunk here has been excellent.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        16. NB

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          NoBE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Baltimore

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on June 14, 2018

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          We attended during DC jazz fest and the show and location was great. We had a large group but there were also small tables. Food, music, drinks and location was great!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        17. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          25 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          25 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on June 7, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Great show, met new friends, food was delish, service was excellent & we will become frequent customers.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. J

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jarrod

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on June 5, 2018

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Been to Sotto several times - for happy hour and most recently for dinner before a show. Lighting, decor and service all work together to give intimate vibes. Plus there’s live music which is always a win.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19. s

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          sassiladii

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 10, 2018

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Great time for my first time!! For food I had a cheese board and the spinach risotto it was good just a lot to finish!! awesome service from the bartenders can’t remember her name but she has a cut with a ponytail! Totally had a good time even though my date sucked lol glad they had jazz!!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        20. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 20, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Great food, the black squid ink pasta was amazing! Ambience was sexy! Servers were good.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        21. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          St. Louis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 6, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall3food3service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fun place in

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        22. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 5, 2018

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nice atmosphere. Live jazz.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        23. VM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          VickiM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on March 8, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Had a great time! Music and Tap performance was fantastic!! Mr. Tyler Leak & Co. were Fabulous!! Awesome time for a mid week outing!! Drinks always superb!!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        24. JM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          JaniceM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          27 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          27 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on March 1, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I like that we didn't have to sit at the bar to get happy hour specials. Food, drink, and service were all excellent. It was quiet when we arrived for our pre-theater dinner but was picking up as we left. We missed the evening music and the post-theater pizza specials, but we'll be back.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        25. JD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          JDS1

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          New England

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on January 23, 2018

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          My friends and I enjoyes the happy hour food and drink options, service, dinner options, ambiance, live music, and location.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        26. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on January 11, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wonderful evening - good music, great staff. My wife and I had a great date and will definitely go back the next time we're in DC.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        27. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on December 26, 2017

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nice evening at Sotto, but I️ forgot about the live music when reserving and the occasion and group weren’t appropriate for the atmosphere. That’s on me, though. Aside from some occasional slow-ish service, our food and drinks were well done and enjoyed.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        28. C

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cameron

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          16 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          16 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on December 15, 2017

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Great place to hang with friends. Food was great. small plates to share which was nice. We were able to make a reservation for 10 people online which is unheard of in DC so that was super convenient. The band was awesome. Not too loud but vibrant. Very energetic. Make a reservation!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        29. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on December 2, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall3food2service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          We were surprised to to find that we would have has to pay a $20 cover charge if our dinner reservation lasted past 9pm. We had 8 pm reservations! We ate quickly and left. The place was nice but very small and crowed. The wait staff seemed overwhelmed but the live music was GREAT! I would definitely go back just for the show next time

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        30. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Portland

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on November 29, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sotto continues to be one of my favorite spots in DC. Creative cocktails; great food with satisfying portions; unique ambiance. Highly recommend.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        31. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on November 11, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Food was great and live music was even better. Totally coming back in the near future.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        32. FD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          FD12

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on October 28, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          we had a good time. food was good. small portions. the band announced in the website was not the one playing.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        33. B

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bigdaddy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Denver

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          122 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          122 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on October 27, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall3food3service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          very stylish place, good music--though generally too loud for talking.....tasty food but more like tapas portions, so-pricey for what it is

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        34. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on October 21, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wonderful place for a date. It doesn’t get crowded on Saturday night until around 9:00 pm. So make early reservations if you want a quiet dinner.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        35. w

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          wanderlust

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Charlotte

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          17 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          17 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on October 7, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Great food, music, entertainment and atmosphere!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        36. HO

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          HappynOxford1

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Baltimore

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on October 7, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall4food1service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Music was great, food not so great. We had apps during happy hour. - not very good, the cold calamari salad wasn’t cold and was mostly mushy potatoes. We decided to just enjoy the music and skip dinner. i would not go back to eat there.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        37. KC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          KathleenC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on October 7, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Just an around great evening. Nicole Saphos was terrific,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        38. GW

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GranvilleW

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on September 29, 2017

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The ribs and cauliflower were the only good plates to order. The sausages were over cooked but since I already sent back the pork belly since they were also over cooked and had more fat than meat, I ate some of the sausage. The cheese plate was good but it's hard to mess that up. The bar service was good so I will go back for drinks and music only.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        39. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on September 23, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I booked a reservation for a group of 10 friends, some of whom had never met. We were given the semi-private space near the door. It was beyond perfect. We all ordered the craft cocktails (they are Beyonce themed) and everyone was very happy with their selections. The food was also excellent. We ordered 2-3 small plates per person. There was not a single issue with our orders, and we were a fairly demanding group (meaning, we were ordering a lot of food and drink throughout the dinner). The amazing live jazz music was the cherry on top. Our waiter was Dominic, and he was fantastic. Never dropped the ball, attentive but not overbearing, and accommodated all of our requests.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        40. A

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Anna

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on September 19, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          very accommodating and nice atmosphere with band playing in the background.

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