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The Palm Washington DC
The Palm Washington DC
(3851)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

As always from the minute you walk into The Palm, the excellent staff is there to help. Once seated, excellent drinks from awesome mixologists. Started with shrimp cocktails and clams and they were excellent with our drinks. Salads were the great midpoint of a relaxing and fun dinner. Steak and salmon were the main dishes and prepared perfectly. Server was spot on as was all of the staff. More

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Al Tiramisu
Al Tiramisu
(714)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Excellent snapper and branzino. Nice "intimate" atmosphere slightly below ground level, yet a relatively quiet corner booth/table for 4. Friendly and competent service. All in all an excellent place. More

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Mari Vanna DC

The food js good and the place looks very nice More

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Iron Gate
Iron Gate
(1525)
$$$$
Mediterranean | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

It was a treat to eat outside at lunch! The service and food was great. They did not rush us which was nice as we were catching up with an old friend in from out of town. I would recommend it to a friend and will return soon. More

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i Ricchi
i Ricchi
(3406)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Food, service and ambiance was outstanding. Always new items on the menu and specials More

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Tabard Inn
Tabard Inn
(1639)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Food was a little Asian Fusion, good but really preferred more traditional fare. I’ll be back because it is still one of my favorite places in DC More

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Floriana
Floriana
(2607)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Warm setting, lively vibe, great service and food. More

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Giovanni's Trattu
Giovanni's Trattu
(486)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Always a treat! Great staff, great wine and the food was delicious. Much appreciated. More

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Nazca Mochica
Nazca Mochica
(656)
$$$$
Peruvian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Everything was wonderful. I took a chance and it paid off. The owner shared some great information about life, culture and food in Peru and my server was fantastic. I enjoyed Peruvian cocktails, appetizers, enteee and dessert. More

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AGORA
AGORA
(2260)
$$$$
Mediterranean | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Food was delicious, great selection of wine, server was attentive, great location and atmosphere:-) More

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Leziz Cafe and Restaurant
Leziz Cafe and Restaurant
(71)
$$$$
Turkish | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Excellent food; nice service; very quiet More

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Sushi Ogawa
Sushi Ogawa
(232)
$$$$
Sushi | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

This was probably the best sushi I have ever had, and I have had a lot of good sushi. The sushi bar experience was a value for all that you get!!! Love it. Highly recommend!!!! More

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Boqueria - Dupont
Boqueria - Dupont
(2031)
$$$$
Spanish | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

The food and service is absolutely fantastic! It's very loud so not a place for a romantic type meal. Get the cheese board and then order like 14 things. Although I can't eat lamb, so many of my colleagues have said it's amazing. I got the squid this week and it was basically perfect. More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - DC - Connecticut NW
Ruth's Chris Steak House - DC - Connecticut NW
(1409)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

We had an amazing experience. It was a friend's birthday, so I made a last-minute reservation. To my great surprise and delight, the staff had decorated the table with Happy Birthday confetti. It was a small gesture, but it meant a lot and showed their great attention to detail. The wait staff was incredibly friendly and were attentive to everything we needed. And the food was delicious. Overall, one of the best dining experiences I've had in a long time. It really felt like a special occasion! More

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Teddy & The Bully Bar
Teddy & The Bully Bar
(1283)
$$$$
American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Food was great they needed more servers More

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Russia House
Russia House
(1056)
$$$$
Russian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Great introduction to traditional Russian cuisine, especially from the appetizer offerings. The Georgian white was crisp and invigorating. More

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Grillfish DC
Grillfish DC
(2661)
$$$$
Seafood | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Wonderful dining experience - food was well prepared and the service was excellent. More

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Pesce Restaurant
Pesce Restaurant
(628)
$$$$
Seafood | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

The three of us enjoyed our dinner at Pesce. It was a quiet Monday night. Restaurant maybe half full. Wife had the linguini with clams, son had the grilled octopus with calamari, I had the grilled Arctic char. Meals came out promptly after we shared a couple of nice appetizers. Good wine list. Pleasant small casual dining area. Very glad we had dinner here. More

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ANKARA
ANKARA
(633)
$$$$
Mediterranean | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Great interaction with owner/manager about food philosophy. The food is fresh and well prepared. Reasonably priced. More

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The Pembroke
The Pembroke
(912)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Service makes the meal here. Outstanding. Food is very good too with a good selection on the menu. Matthew, our server and the staff at the desk: A plus. More

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Sette Osteria
Sette Osteria
(1031)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Food was very good. No complaints. Services was very slow and not as attentive as I would have hoped. Cappucino was never delivered but still on bill. Complimentary parking is capped at 2 hours. We went nearly 2.5 hours as it sometimes was hard to find our waiter. More

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Nero
Nero
(31)
$$$$
Global, International | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Fantastic. I love this place. More

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Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe
(468)
$$$$
American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

There for book festival Will go again. Piped in music outside too distracting. More

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Magnolia Kitchen
Magnolia Kitchen
(133)
$$$$
American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

We are outside on a rare day with beautiful weather. The food and service were all outstanding. More

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Bistrot Du Coin
Bistrot Du Coin
(301)
$$$$
French | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Excellent food and service More

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Urbana Dining & Drinks
Urbana Dining & Drinks
(1406)
$$$$
Contemporary Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Standard seating: tables are a bit long, distancing you from your dinner date- could be positive or negative based off your preference. The food and atmosphere are fantastic. Dinner was a good portion (I thought it might be smaller at first). More

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Beacon Bar and Grill
Beacon Bar and Grill
(2145)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

It was absolutely wonderful! The food was superb. They had lobster on the bar today and I loved it. Crabs, turkey wings, grits. The best grits at a restaurant that I ever tasted. More

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The Riggsby
The Riggsby
(981)
$$$$
Continental | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

We went for our anniversary date, and our waiter Kareem was absolutely amazing from start until we literally where on our way out the door. His conversation and professionalism while still being able to have fun doing his job was outstanding. The restaurant manager was very professional & the ambience/cleanliness of everything was top notch. The food was AMAZING. Best New York strip I’ve ever had. The desserts are 10/10. Will definitely be going back! More

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Rosemary's Thyme Bistro
Rosemary's Thyme Bistro
(524)
$$$$
Mediterranean | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

We love RT! The food is always good, the prices are reasonable, and the staff takes the time to get to know you. More

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Darlington House
Darlington House
(1471)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

The Darlington House has long been one of my favorite restaurants in Washington, D.C. It is intimate and quite elegant on the inside. The wait staff was wonderful and made our party of five feel as though we were the only ones there, even on a busy Friday evening. They were attentive to our every need. The food is excellent. The five individuals in my group ordered four different items and we all were very happy with our choices. I personally ordered the ravioli and it was superb. The Caesar salad also was scrumptious. We still had room for desert and I must say that was another highlight for our entire group. The chocolate lava cake was the best desert I've had in a year! Over the past few years I've also had wonderful dining experiences at the Darlington House for lunch. If available, ask for a table near the beautiful window and people gaze along Connecticut Ave. Overall, I'd give Darlington House Five Stars! More

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Mission Dupont
Mission Dupont
(459)
$$$$
Mexican | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Great experience with a vibrant crowd. Food was excellent as well as the service. Only negative was the “pitcher” of Margaritas quite small and light on the Alcohol. We ordered the DuPont that was supposed to have Grand Manier, floaters. No way there were 4 shots of GM More

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Dupont Italian Kitchen
Dupont Italian Kitchen
(104)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Great meal. Exceptionally responsive service, from our initial arrival and throughout our meal. We arrived in time for our 6 PM reservation (party of two), saying "our reservation is for six," thinking "6 o'clock," then waited a few extra minutes until we realized they had quickly arranged a table for six. After we had a wonderful bowl of minestrone, our waiter preempted any potential concerns about our main course being slightly delayed (not sure if we otherwise would have noticed), by providing a complementary second "Frose" for me (I had definitely enjoyed the first one). We thoroughly enjoyed our veal piccata and fettucine with tomato and vodka cream sauce dishes, as well as our cannoli and tiramisu desserts! Before I close, I want to restate that Jonathan was a very conscientious and excellent waiter. More

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La Tomate
La Tomate
(636)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

I've consistently come to this place for years. I love the outdoor dining in the hustle and bustle of DuPont Circle. The food is very good. Service could be a little smoother and more attentive, but, it's not problematic. More

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Malbec
Malbec
(301)
$$$$
Argentinean | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Warm and friendly service with the authentic taste of Argentinia. Didn't want the meal to end! More

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Trio Bistro
Trio Bistro
(124)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

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Great atmosphere for brunch. Perfect for people watching. $16 bottomless mimosas were a great deal on top of their menu options. More

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Firefly - DC
Firefly - DC
(3735)
$$$$
American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Excellent service. Very good food. Kids menu & kids can decorate their own cookie, chef bakes it, then it's served. More

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Brick Lane Restaurant
Brick Lane Restaurant
(120)
$$$$
American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Cute patio and great service. Without asking, they brought me bug spray after noticing I was being bitten by mosquitos sitting on the patio. Also gave us each a complimentary glass of wine at the end of the night. Great experience. More

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Le Mirch
Le Mirch
(137)
$$$$
Indian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Food was excellent here! We really enjoyed the Masala Croquette, Chicken Tikka Masala, and Paneer Makhani. We'll be back! More

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Buca di Beppo - DC
Buca di Beppo - DC
(774)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Our server, Ginet(SP ?) was wonderful, friendly, helpful, and attentive. She made our visit delightful. I have dietary restrictions and she made it happen and all with a friendly smile and attentive attitude. Loved the food, ambiance, service and food. One thing I would suggest, years ago you had wonderful sour dough bread. Please try to get better bread. I am used to NYC Italian bread. More

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Rosemarino D'Italia
Rosemarino D'Italia
(2)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

I thought I'd try this new addition to the neighborhood. The menu offers a lot of options, mostly along the lines of classic southern Italian dishes. I had the chicken marsala and my friend had the shrimp francese. The entrees were very good, and the accompanying spaghetti, apparently homemade and prepared al dente, was especially noteworthy and superior to what is served elsewhere. The service was very friendly, but at the same time the staff left us alone and didn't rush the meal. I'll definitely go back (and explore the pasta options) as Rosemarino is better than other nearby comparable options for Italian food. My only suggestion is that the menu by the front door, and online, should include the pricing. The pricing is reasonable so why hide it? In fact, as we were leaving, potential diners were scared away because prices weren't posted. More

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Lemon Cuisine of India
Lemon Cuisine of India
(18)
$$$$
Indian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

I love this place! The food is delicious and the service is wonderful. They have puri which is a kind of Indian bread that's hard to find and SO GOOD. I'd eat here every day if I could. More

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Rewind Diner
Rewind Diner
(38)
$$$$
American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Awesome place very low key and the food is awesome. Definitely will be back More

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The Sally
The Sally
(5)
$$$$
American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

My wife and I were delighted to find this gem. Our food and service were fantastic. We were recommending it to friends before we left the building. More

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Italian Walking Food Tour - Dupont Circle
Italian Walking Food Tour - Dupont Circle
(6)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

I loved the Italian Food Walking Tour in Dupont Circle. Dave was very knowledgeable about the food, restaurants, and the area architecture. The food at each restaurant was simple and the courses complimented each other. The wild mushroom risotto first course and lasagna were my favorite courses. We had a nice variety of old established restaurants and one newer trendier place on the tour. I would definitely go back to each of them. It was a filling afternoon, but walking a few blocks between locations helped to burn off some of the calories! Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for a leisurely afternoon of eating and meeting new people. More

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Bareburger - Dupont
Bareburger - Dupont
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American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

We created a family of farmers & partners to make clean-comfort food for everyone, because better food starts with your full belly. Every burger, salad and sandwich we make starts by working closely with our network of sustainable farmers & partners. With their help, we have created a menu that is over one-third vegetarian and plant-based. Our sustainability efforts go beyond our food. Each Bareburger is built with reclaimed & recycled materials making every one of our vibrant spaces unique. So all you carnivorous, veggie-heads, and gluten-haters come hang at our place and let us serve you all the local, organic, & sustainable burgers, shakes, salads, fries, and sides your earth-loving mouths can handle. More

Dupont Circle Diners' Choice Winners

Dupont Circle's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
The Palm Washington DC
The Palm Washington DC
(3851)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

As always from the minute you walk into The Palm, the excellent staff is there to help. Once seated, excellent drinks from awesome mixologists. Started with shrimp cocktails and clams and they were excellent with our drinks. Salads were the great midpoint of a relaxing and fun dinner. Steak and salmon were the main dishes and prepared perfectly. Server was spot on as was all of the staff. More

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Mari Vanna DC

The food js good and the place looks very nice More

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Iron Gate
Iron Gate
(1525)
$$$$
Mediterranean | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

It was a treat to eat outside at lunch! The service and food was great. They did not rush us which was nice as we were catching up with an old friend in from out of town. I would recommend it to a friend and will return soon. More

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Al Tiramisu
Al Tiramisu
(714)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Excellent snapper and branzino. Nice "intimate" atmosphere slightly below ground level, yet a relatively quiet corner booth/table for 4. Friendly and competent service. All in all an excellent place. More

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Leziz Cafe and Restaurant
Leziz Cafe and Restaurant
(71)
$$$$
Turkish | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Excellent food; nice service; very quiet More

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i Ricchi
i Ricchi
(3406)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Food, service and ambiance was outstanding. Always new items on the menu and specials More

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AGORA
AGORA
(2260)
$$$$
Mediterranean | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Food was delicious, great selection of wine, server was attentive, great location and atmosphere:-) More

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Floriana
Floriana
(2607)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Warm setting, lively vibe, great service and food. More

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Giovanni's Trattu
Giovanni's Trattu
(486)
$$$$
Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Always a treat! Great staff, great wine and the food was delicious. Much appreciated. More

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Nazca Mochica
Nazca Mochica
(656)
$$$$
Peruvian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Everything was wonderful. I took a chance and it paid off. The owner shared some great information about life, culture and food in Peru and my server was fantastic. I enjoyed Peruvian cocktails, appetizers, enteee and dessert. More

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Discover Dupont Circle

Thanks to its proximity to Embassy Row, the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. caters to the truly cultured palate. Shout "Opa!" over a few Greek small plates, blend in with the locals with a pub-style liquid brunch or go fully upscale at one of the boutique hotels and French bistros nearby. Although you may rub elbows with big shots along the way, you can still bask in the neighborhood's slow pace among some of the city's most iconic historical mansions. From dining on authentic tapas outdoors to digging into authentic DC-style chili bowls, new tastes await around every corner. Don't be afraid to take a stroll away from the actual circle itself, since you're only a few blocks from Michelin-star cuisine in multiple directions.

Discover Dupont Circle

Thanks to its proximity to Embassy Row, the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. caters to the truly cultured palate. Shout "Opa!" over a few Greek small plates, blend in with the locals with a pub-style liquid brunch or go fully upscale at one of the boutique hotels and French bistros nearby. Although you may rub elbows with big shots along the way, you can still bask in the neighborhood's slow pace among some of the city's most iconic historical mansions. From dining on authentic tapas outdoors to digging into authentic DC-style chili bowls, new tastes await around every corner. Don't be afraid to take a stroll away from the actual circle itself, since you're only a few blocks from Michelin-star cuisine in multiple directions.