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Capitol Hill Restaurants

Harold BlackHarold Black
525 reviews
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Terrific! I have a thing for speakeasies and Harold Black's near the top of the list! More

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Ambar Capitol HillAmbar Capitol Hill
2384 reviews
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Balkan style | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Great food and wonderful experience. More

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The Capital Grille - Washington DCThe Capital Grille - Washington DC
3574 reviews
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Steakhouse | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Great service and great food! More

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Bistro CacaoBistro Cacao
2916 reviews
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French | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

The food was outstanding - such marvelous taste treats - excellent presentation. Our server was attentive and knowledgeable. Everyone want beyond expectations. The ambiance can not be matched - such a creative and unique setting as well as romantic. A most wondeful experience. More

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Acqua Al 2Acqua Al 2
3258 reviews
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Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Amazing experience. Can't wait to return! More

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The MonocleThe Monocle
899 reviews
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Superb food and service! More

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MontmartreMontmartre
352 reviews
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French | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

I discovered this restaurant on Open Table when looking for a place to have lunch somewhat near the National Gallery of Art. It was a beautiful day and we dined outside at a table with an umbrella. I ordered the turkey sandwich on grilled sourdough bread with Brie cheese and arugula and it was probably one of the best sandwiches I’ve ever had. I will definitely return if I’m back in the area. More

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Cafe BerlinCafe Berlin
1648 reviews
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German | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

The menu was VERY interesting, and everything we had was delicious. The goulash was really super, as was the multi-sausage dish. Loved the beer selection. The waiters were most attentive, but a bit busy. We were pre-theater though, so may have been more anxious than we would have been at other times. Definitely will go again! More

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Sushi HachiSushi Hachi
36 reviews
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Sushi | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Awesome sushi rolls, especially the crab with truffle. Would have liked a couple more pieces of Wagyu (wouldn’t we all) but overall very very good. More

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Cava Mezze - DCCava Mezze - DC
1526 reviews
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Greek | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

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Great pre fix menu on a Monday to sample their best dishes. Don’t miss crazy feta or beet salad! All so good. Very attentive waiter. More

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Lavagna - Washington DCLavagna - Washington DC
1317 reviews
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Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Outstanding food! Incredibly fresh and well prepared. This is a must if you are visiting D.C. We found out after we arrived that it is very popular with members of Congress, too, so don’t be surprised to rub elbows with policy makers. More

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Bistro BisBistro Bis
3207 reviews
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French | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Went for a business lunch. Interesting French-oriented menu; wasn't sure how the unusual combinations of ingredients described in the menu would taste. However, all was excellent— wonderful blends of flavors the atmosphere was lively, but not distracting. Would definitely go back for Capitol Hill business! More

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Joselito Casa de ComidasJoselito Casa de Comidas
634 reviews
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Spanish | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Always one of my favorites. My guests were just as enthusiastic as I've been for a long time! More

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Ted’s Bulletin - Capitol HillTed’s Bulletin - Capitol Hill
604 reviews
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

I love this place. Best breakfast in DC! When I come to DC, I always make it a point to come here. More

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Charlie Palmer Steak - DCCharlie Palmer Steak - DC
3193 reviews
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Steakhouse | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Incredible dinner. More

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Pesce TooPesce Too
8 reviews
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French | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Wonderful quiet dinner with mom and dad. Food and service were excellent. Owner and staff were very friendly. More

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Sonoma Restaurant + Wine BarSonoma Restaurant + Wine Bar
1627 reviews
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Contemporary American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Sonoma was a great place to meet a business colleague for lunch. More

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Belga CafeBelga Cafe
3912 reviews
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Belgian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Have been here multiple times. Went today for brunch. Food and drinks were good. Food and drinks came out very fast even though it took awhile to take our order. Seemed to be short staffed on this particular day. Food and drinks were good and would go back. More

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Medium Rare - Capitol HillMedium Rare - Capitol Hill
1006 reviews
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Steak | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Fries were very salty Meat was less steak than beef Will come back, for the value of the restaurant. More

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Art and SoulArt and Soul
4214 reviews
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Not the go to spot if you are looking for large portions, seared scallops dinner got me 3 of them, but what we did have was good More

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Rosa Mexicano - DCRosa Mexicano - DC
5537 reviews
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Mexican | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

The guacamole is always excellent. The chicken tacos were a tad on the dry side, but that aside it was an overall great experience. More

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Hawk 'n' DoveHawk 'n' Dove
1 review
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

We had great service for mothers day brunch. The food is consistently fresh and delicious. More

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Matchbox - Capitol HillMatchbox - Capitol Hill
633 reviews
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Excellent service from the time we arrived until the time left. More

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Tortilla Coast - Capitol HillTortilla Coast - Capitol Hill
164 reviews
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Southwest | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Great place for tacos right off of the metro. More

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Ophelia's Fish HouseOphelia's Fish House
21 reviews
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Seafood | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Food was great but the atmosphere was hot as there is no air conditioning. Service was a bit slow and there appeared to be only 1 server for the whole restaurant. Staff was friendly though. More

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Brick Lane - Capitol HillBrick Lane - Capitol Hill
50 reviews
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Contemporary American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

We went for lunch and we’re the only ones there so the noise level was 0. Our waiter was so nice and accommodating. He asked what music we’d like and put on 70’s greatest hits and sang along with us. The food was good - burgers were cooked correctly and the French fries were delicious. If you ever want to meet some friends for lunch and know you’ Be able to talk and enjoy a good meal, go to Brick Lane. More

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Article One - American GrillArticle One - American Grill
240 reviews
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

The service was very good and the brunch was delicious. We had been looking for a good place for a Mother’s Day brunch that really understands what a brunch should be, and we finally found it. We will made this a favorite for a family event. More

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Capitol Hill Diners' Choice Winners

Capitol Hill's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Harold BlackHarold Black
525 reviews
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Terrific! I have a thing for speakeasies and Harold Black's near the top of the list! More

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Ambar Capitol HillAmbar Capitol Hill
2384 reviews
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Balkan style | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Great food and wonderful experience. More

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The Capital Grille - Washington DCThe Capital Grille - Washington DC
3574 reviews
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Steakhouse | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Great service and great food! More

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Bistro CacaoBistro Cacao
2916 reviews
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French | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

The food was outstanding - such marvelous taste treats - excellent presentation. Our server was attentive and knowledgeable. Everyone want beyond expectations. The ambiance can not be matched - such a creative and unique setting as well as romantic. A most wondeful experience. More

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Acqua Al 2Acqua Al 2
3258 reviews
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Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Amazing experience. Can't wait to return! More

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The MonocleThe Monocle
899 reviews
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Superb food and service! More

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Cafe BerlinCafe Berlin
1648 reviews
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German | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

The menu was VERY interesting, and everything we had was delicious. The goulash was really super, as was the multi-sausage dish. Loved the beer selection. The waiters were most attentive, but a bit busy. We were pre-theater though, so may have been more anxious than we would have been at other times. Definitely will go again! More

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MontmartreMontmartre
352 reviews
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French | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

I discovered this restaurant on Open Table when looking for a place to have lunch somewhat near the National Gallery of Art. It was a beautiful day and we dined outside at a table with an umbrella. I ordered the turkey sandwich on grilled sourdough bread with Brie cheese and arugula and it was probably one of the best sandwiches I’ve ever had. I will definitely return if I’m back in the area. More

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Cava Mezze - DCCava Mezze - DC
1526 reviews
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Greek | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

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Great pre fix menu on a Monday to sample their best dishes. Don’t miss crazy feta or beet salad! All so good. Very attentive waiter. More

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Lavagna - Washington DCLavagna - Washington DC
1317 reviews
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Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Outstanding food! Incredibly fresh and well prepared. This is a must if you are visiting D.C. We found out after we arrived that it is very popular with members of Congress, too, so don’t be surprised to rub elbows with policy makers. More

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Discover Capitol Hill

Since Pierre L'Enfant decided to build the Congress House at the top of Jenkins Hill in 1791, the enormous Capitol Hill district of Washington, D.C., has grown to symbolize America to many citizens. However, this neighborhood houses a lot more than monuments and politicians. In between the old rowhouses and various parks, you'll find plenty of food options. You can start out by heading to brunch and ordering some buckwheat pancakes at one of the many early-morning spots. Capitol Hill also offers a number of barbecue joints for those looking to feast on tender meats. If you're a seafood lover, hit up a raw oyster bar or sushi restaurant. And of course, America's capital knows how to do a classic burger that even a president would love to sink their teeth into!

Discover Capitol Hill

Since Pierre L'Enfant decided to build the Congress House at the top of Jenkins Hill in 1791, the enormous Capitol Hill district of Washington, D.C., has grown to symbolize America to many citizens. However, this neighborhood houses a lot more than monuments and politicians. In between the old rowhouses and various parks, you'll find plenty of food options. You can start out by heading to brunch and ordering some buckwheat pancakes at one of the many early-morning spots. Capitol Hill also offers a number of barbecue joints for those looking to feast on tender meats. If you're a seafood lover, hit up a raw oyster bar or sushi restaurant. And of course, America's capital knows how to do a classic burger that even a president would love to sink their teeth into!