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RasikaRasika
8.5
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Indian | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Bar PilarBar Pilar
8.4
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Contemporary American | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
HazelHazel
8.4
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Contemporary American | Shaw, District of Columbia
ZaytinyaZaytinya
8.3
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Mediterranean | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Le DiplomateLe Diplomate
8.3
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French | Logan Circle, District of Columbia
Ray's The SteaksRay's The Steaks
8
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Steakhouse | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
The RiggsbyThe Riggsby
7.8
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Continental | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
G by Mike IsabellaG by Mike Isabella
7.8
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Italian | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia
HaikanHaikan
7.7
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Ramen | Shaw, District of Columbia
The PartisanThe Partisan
7.6
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Contemporary American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Pepita CantinaPepita Cantina
7.6
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Mexican | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
China ChilcanoChina Chilcano
7.5
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Peruvian | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia

Best American Restaurants in Washington DC

Founding Spirits Tour and TastingFounding Spirits Tour and Tasting
(11)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
The Inn at Little WashingtonThe Inn at Little Washington
(541)
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American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Harold BlackHarold Black
(410)
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Seasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DCSeasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DC
(507)
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American | Georgetown, District of Columbia
KinshipKinship
(735)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Unconventional DinerUnconventional Diner
(274)
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American | Shaw, District of Columbia
Denson Liquor BarDenson Liquor Bar
(145)
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
The Restaurant at Patowmack FarmThe Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
(786)
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American | Lovettsville, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Lafayette RestaurantLafayette Restaurant
(915)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
The Prime RibThe Prime Rib
(2801)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Blue Duck TavernBlue Duck Tavern
(5735)
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American | West End, District of Columbia
MokomandyMokomandy
(1713)
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American | Sterling, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Founding Farmers - DCFounding Farmers - DC
(23451)
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American | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
Old Ebbitt GrillOld Ebbitt Grill
(19097)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
VOLTVOLT
(4908)
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American | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Best Italian Restaurants in Washington DC

Tosca RistoranteTosca Ristorante
(3260)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Acqua Al 2Acqua Al 2
(2894)
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Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Ristorante BonarotiRistorante Bonaroti
(1208)
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Italian | Vienna, Virginia - DC Suburbs
RPM Italian - DCRPM Italian - DC
(1920)
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Italian | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Filomena RistoranteFilomena Ristorante
(9808)
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Italian | Georgetown, District of Columbia
FlorianaFloriana
(2187)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Dante RistoranteDante Ristorante
(631)
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Italian | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Manalu Italian RestaurantManalu Italian Restaurant
(397)
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Italian | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs
Al TiramisuAl Tiramisu
(495)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Tortino MareTortino Mare
(159)
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Italian | Manassas, Virginia - DC Suburbs
TortinoTortino
(785)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
CentrolinaCentrolina
(884)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Siroc RestaurantSiroc Restaurant
(2805)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia

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GraffiatoGraffiato
1660 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia

Fantastic bottomless brunch with a ton of variety and options! More

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Kapnos KouzinaKapnos Kouzina
1296 reviews
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Greek | Bethesda / Chevy Chase, Maryland - DC Suburbs

I love this place, the food is amazing! The atmosphere is great and the staff is very attentive., I highly recommend it! More

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Isabella Eatery - Dining HallIsabella Eatery - Dining Hall
92 reviews
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American | Tysons Corner / McLean, Virginia - DC Suburbs

The bartender and our server Teddy was outstanding and very knowledgeable. I would go back just for him to mix some new drinks for us. More

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KapnosKapnos
1222 reviews
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Greek | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia

Fantastic service really enjoyed everything!! More

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Kapnos Taverna ArlingtonKapnos Taverna Arlington
1192 reviews
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Greek | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Wonderful experience with my father who was visiting from out of town! Excellent waiter, delicious food, and such a fun ambiance! I'll definitely be back again and again! More

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Washington DC's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
The Inn at Little Washington1. The Inn at Little Washington
541 reviews
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American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Consistently amazing experience. Feel very fortunate to be able to go! More

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The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm2. The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
786 reviews
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American | Lovettsville, Virginia - DC Suburbs

What a phenomenal experience. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The views are spectacular. The food was innovative and even my 10 year old thought it was delicious. More

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Bistro L'Hermitage3. Bistro L'Hermitage
3391 reviews
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French | Woodbridge, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Great food with great atmosphere! I highly recommend this restaurant. More

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The Ashby Inn4. The Ashby Inn
1264 reviews
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Contemporary American | Paris, Virginia - DC Suburbs

The outdoor patio is a wonderful setting for a spec gal meal. More

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Kinship5. Kinship
735 reviews
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia

The food was very good and we had a lovely meal but unfortunately the waiter left us with a desert menu for 30 min. More

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Washington DC restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Barrafina Bar & GrillBarrafina Bar & Grill
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Mediterranean | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Barrafina is a unique culinary experience bringing you a variety of dishes representing the Mediterranean region. Our signature cocktails and vibrant atmosphere will ensure your satisfaction. More

City Winery DCCity Winery DC
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Mediterranean | Ivy City, District of Columbia


City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to our customers who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts. We are a unique facility, combining a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and fine dining. We have created a compelling mix for our sophisticated clientele of foodies, and active cultural patrons—bringing the wine country experience to the middle of a large city. Our cuisine borrows from Mediterranean history – Italian, French, Spanish, and Middle-Eastern cultures have been pairing simple and wholesome food with wine for centuries. With this in mind, our culinary team has created share plates to pair with your wine. Our award-winning wine list has over 400 unique producers from around the world, in addition to the more than 20 in-house produced wines sourced from vineyards in California, Oregon, Washington and Argentina.More

OVATIONS by America EatsOVATIONS by America Eats
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American | Vienna, Virginia - DC Suburbs

At OVATIONS by America Eats, guests attending performances at the Filene Center will enjoy Chef José Andrés’ take on American classics and dine al fresco pre-show, or have the option to choose from a selection of prepared picnics.

**OVATIONS by America Eats is ONLY open on Wolf Trap performance days for the Filene Center during their Summer Season. OVATIONS by America Eats opens 2.5 hours before the beginning of the show.

Buffet price: $45/ adult
$22.50/ Children 10-under
Picnic Box: $30 Serves 1-2
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The Heights TaproomThe Heights Taproom
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Pub | Columbia Heights / Brightwood, District of Columbia

Welcome to The Heights Taproom! Join us for Happy Hour Mon-Fri, 3pm-8pm. We have what you need!More

XC Ninety Restaurant and LoungeXC Ninety Restaurant and Lounge
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American | Largo, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Come experience exquisite American with a touch of fusion dining at XC Bar& Bistro. Enjoy a full service breakfast with a choice of breakfast buffet or a lunch that offers a variety of salads, regional specialties and some of the best sandwiches in town. Dinner offers items such as our famous Maryland Crab Cakes, Roasted Chicken, Angus beef steaks cooked-to-order, vegetarian specialties, healthy choices and Chesapeake Bay seafood specialties as well as light desserts and an excellent wine selection.More

Discover Washington, D.C.

An international city with the food chops to show for it, Washington D.C. is brimming with new restaurants, coffee houses and spirited bars. And, while tablecloth dining has it’s place here (diplomats gotta eat), so does the casual yet delicious lunch spot (interns gotta eat, too). Near the Capitol, historic eateries and classic menus are favored by many. Excellent Filipino food can be found in Columbia Heights. Near Georgetown, upscale bistros and farm-to-table spots are the order of the day, and Adams Morgan is home to many international restaurants and locally owned cafes.