Sette Osteria - 14th St

4.1
556 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Sette is Italian for seven, the traditional "lucky" number. The restaurant design is comfortable with a traditional Italian tone, exposed bricks, and with a great " warm feel and flow." Sette Osteria is a destination place for people as well as a place for people walking in the area to come in and enjoy.

Decor: Sette Osteria has an open pizza station viewable by guests.

The best decor in a restaurant is people. Windows give guests a view of the active passing scenes on busy 14th street. And, people walking by are able to view a very inviting and appealing restaurant. The decor is rustic and appealing but still carries a theme of sophisticated Italian culture and international buzz.
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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They took my reservation, we showed up and it was not open.

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PCS123
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food abs service very good. Will definitely go back

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georgeg
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent out door seating with electic heaters. LIvely and packed as usual.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience3

Need more staff

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vipAliL
Dallas
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience2

The service was okay. It was more than half empty and service was still super slow. We sat at our table for 15 minutes before being greeted. The food was bland, boring and honestly tasted like it was a microwave dinner.

The Cacio pepe was mushy and had no pepper in it.
The vodka sauce was also mushy and tasteless.
Bread was great.
Way overpriced for the quality of the food.

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vipalemaccina
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience4

The service was awful. I know you are understaffed, but that cant be the excuse. It took 30 minutes to get our order. Never got bread. Never got water. Took another 15 minutes to get the check.

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vipPatrick
Orlando
12 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Really great service. Mirjans M was way above expectations. She keeps us coming back!!

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MaeveG
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great brunch and great prices!
Would definitely recommend

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vipCarolynB
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Sette is nice inside and out. We were a table of 7 in an empty restaurant at 10 am and they squished us in a corner table of 6 but at least they offered to add another table. The drinks and food were good especially for the price but I think they could have elevated the flavors of each dish especially the Uovo Cotto which was just ok. I had high hopes and it was good but wished it was a little better especially because of the great location and the ambiance. Would definitely try again

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful restaurant, beautiful interior and the pasta was delicious. Great selection of wine pairings and cocktails. Fun for a girls night out or a special occasion!

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viptravelingcouple
Wilmington
9 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food, great service, enjoyed our dinner immensely

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience1

There was no air condition inside. Only one waitress to work the patio and the few people that wanted to deal with the heat inside the restaurant. If you are unable to staff your restaurant maybe you should consider just having takeout. It’s not fair to the staff or the patrons.

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cubanoid
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great, reliable place in a very convenient location.

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LMNO
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food and wine were perfect! The only issue was that we specifically requested outdoor seating in our reservation, but were seated indoors - it was by an open window, but I wish that they were able to accommodate the initial request.

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LM012
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Went here for dinner on Labor Day. The food was great, but the restaurant had our waitress waiting on all(!) 7+ outside tables. I can understand that restaurants are generally understaffed at this time, especially during a holiday weekend. I’ve had brunch here before and the service was great - so I’m chalking this up to a one time anomaly.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We sat and waited for over 20 minutes with no one to acknowledge or take an order. When the server came towards our table and I attempted to speak … she looked and walked right by us to take care of a table sat 10-15 minutes after us . We left and went to another restaurant and had a great experience.

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Hale
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

The food was bland and yet somehow incredibly oily. There was no air conditioning inside so we had to sit outside in the humid, summer DC heat. Way overpriced for what it was

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GabeF
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, amazing service! Nice place, but the air conditioning was broken inside?

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KittenM
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great ambience. This has become our new weekly brunch place. We hope we can still get reservations even after raving about this place to all our friends.

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BettinaB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Really great drinks as well. Highly recommend.

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vipMorgan
Washington DC
29 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and recommendations from our server. Thank you!

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Matt
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great service that fielded food-allergy questions like a pro.

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Gabe
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This place is located in a very fun, busy street and pretty surroundings. They offer outdoor seating options, which I highly recommend if you can be in the balcony. The food was delicious!

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heymscarter
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the most affordable brunch spots in DC. Food was amazing. Service was amazing. And the mimosas were truly bottomless.

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KatanaP
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great! Servers were outstanding. And they definitely kept my mimosas bottomless! Wonderful experience.

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vipAmandaO
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went for Mother’s Day, the food was excellent! Pasta was fresh and pizzas were hot and delicious! Will definitely be coming back!

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vipBill
Raleigh
26 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Went for brunch and definitely not disappointed with our choice.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Get place for happy hour

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viptoutoften
Washington DC
162 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Highly recommend Sette Osteria on 14th Street for lunch.

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TonyR
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was incredible - shoutout to Costa our server! Went for bottomless brunch with a group of friends and they were very accommodating to our last minute number of people change. Food was good but the real prize was the $15 bottomless drinks.

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KateA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place! I'm convinced they have the best happy hour in DC. Food and service is always wonderful.

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vipAlohalife
Baltimore
11 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the friendly staff and delicious food. One of the best spots in DC.

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DinaS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is amazing! The food was awesome. We were visiting DC for 4 days and ate here on the last night. It was by far our most enjoyable meal!
Highly recommend

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vipKiki
Washington DC
43 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

A serviceable place on 14th street for brunch. My benedict was cooked with the eggs appropriately runny, and the side salad was simple and tart; a nice accompaniment. My companion's Norwegian benedict was similarly good. Our reservation was at 10 am on
a rainy Sunday, making us the first and for about 30 minutes the only customers in the place. Inexplicably -- it wasn't as if the pace was bustling -- the service was slightly surly, which detracted from the overall experience.

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Marcus
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I absolutely love this place!
First time dining was a great experience. Our server “Milliana” (i’m sure I butchered her name I’m so sorry).
Provided us with nothing short of a five-star experience. Food was fresh and delicious. So many menu options I could barely choose. I plan on going back here at least once a month for Sunday lunch!

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vipAndreagpn
Washington DC
75 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great as always.

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vipJenniferR
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The server was fantastic at helping me decide exactly what I wanted and the food was fabulous. Just what I was looking for :-)

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vipLanaBanana
Minneapolis
8 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

It was fine despite very slow service. Too much spinach with with over cooked branzino.

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MichaelC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food3service4ambience5

This was a great restaurant with a great experience. The outdoor dining was nice, the food came quickly, and the burrata was amazing.

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You can order delivery directly from Sette Osteria - 14th St using the Order Online button. Sette Osteria - 14th St also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Sette Osteria - 14th St also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 290-1178.

Sette Osteria - 14th St is rated 4.1 stars by 556 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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