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The Infatuation is an app and website, which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. Each restaurant gets a rating, so that you can find the right place for every occasion.
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
(10)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
The Inn at Little WashingtonThe Inn at Little Washington
(531)
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American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Harold BlackHarold Black
(405)
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Seasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DCSeasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DC
(503)
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American | Georgetown, District of Columbia
KinshipKinship
(719)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Unconventional DinerUnconventional Diner
(228)
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American | Shaw, District of Columbia
Denson Liquor BarDenson Liquor Bar
(140)
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
The Restaurant at Patowmack FarmThe Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
(776)
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American | Lovettsville, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Lafayette RestaurantLafayette Restaurant
(899)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
The Prime RibThe Prime Rib
(2789)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Blue Duck TavernBlue Duck Tavern
(5692)
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American | West End, District of Columbia
MokomandyMokomandy
(1696)
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American | Sterling, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Founding Farmers - DCFounding Farmers - DC
(23198)
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American | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
Old Ebbitt GrillOld Ebbitt Grill
(18902)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
VOLTVOLT
(4883)
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American | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Best Italian Restaurants in Washington DC

Tosca RistoranteTosca Ristorante
(3229)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Acqua Al 2Acqua Al 2
(2869)
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Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Ristorante BonarotiRistorante Bonaroti
(1199)
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Italian | Vienna, Virginia - DC Suburbs
RPM Italian - DCRPM Italian - DC
(1846)
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Italian | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Filomena RistoranteFilomena Ristorante
(9681)
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Italian | Georgetown, District of Columbia
FlorianaFloriana
(2161)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Dante RistoranteDante Ristorante
(621)
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Italian | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Manalu Italian RestaurantManalu Italian Restaurant
(382)
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Italian | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs
Al TiramisuAl Tiramisu
(486)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Tortino MareTortino Mare
(146)
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Italian | Manassas, Virginia - DC Suburbs
TortinoTortino
(756)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
CentrolinaCentrolina
(858)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Siroc RestaurantSiroc Restaurant
(2786)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia

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GraffiatoGraffiato
1647 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia

We went on a recent trip. The food was excellent and the wait staff was superb. I had the spaghetti New Jersey style with meatballs. Everything was fresh and well plated. My wife had the gnocchi with lobster. She felt there could have been more lobster in it, but it was still good. More

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Kapnos KouzinaKapnos Kouzina
1265 reviews
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Greek | Bethesda / Chevy Chase, Maryland - DC Suburbs

very nice evening, good food and attentive service More

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Kapnos Taverna ArlingtonKapnos Taverna Arlington
1168 reviews
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Greek | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Great ambiance. Food is always amazing More

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ArrozArroz
757 reviews
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Spanish | Mount Vernon, Virginia - DC Suburbs

The food was excellent, but the service was average. Waited longer than expected for someone to come to the table and to get coffee. More

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KapnosKapnos
1203 reviews
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Greek | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia

Always an enjoyable experience. The staff is great as well as the food. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

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

Arguably the best meal and dining experience I’ve had. I had very high expectations and they were surpassed. From arrival to departure, our party of three couldn’t have had a more lovely and memorable experience. The food was beautifully prepared and presented, with outstanding quality ingredients and flavors. Service was impeccable without being stuffy. The only surprise was the dessert - a chocolate hazelnut number, beautifully arranged, but lacked the punch of the prior courses. At such prices this is not a place I could afford to frequent regularly, but it was worth every penny and I’ll definitively return. More

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

Great ambiance....sat outside under cover with relaxing music provided by keyboard player. Great view of river and bridge. Excellent server. Unique menu. More

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NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Tyson's Corner3. NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Tyson's Corner
98 reviews
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Contemporary American | Tysons Corner / McLean, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Lovely! Great service and excellent food! We need to come more often!❤️ More

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The Reserve4. The Reserve
13 reviews
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Contemporary American | Alexandria, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Delicious and inventive dishes. Wonderful wine list and very friendly service. New favorite restaurant! Will definitely be back! More

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El Andariego5. El Andariego
116 reviews
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Mexican | Ashton, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Their nearly five-star rating is well deserved. The flavors are so much more interesting than typical Mexican fare, and their gracious hospitality makes you feel like they've known you for years--and this was our first visit! The Tortilla Soup was a huge hit at our table--don't miss it. More

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New to OpenTable

Washington DC restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Buena VidaBuena Vida
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Mexican | Silver Spring, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Tacos, Tortas, TequilaMore

Lily and the CactusLily and the Cactus
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Contemporary American | NoMa, District of Columbia

Chef Morou goes back to his Southwestern roots with Modern American cuisine inspired by the ingredients and flavors of Southwest America. Nestled inside the Hilton Garden Inn in the up and coming neighborhood of NoMa this restaurant features large private dining spaces, a spacious enclosed patio for those warm summer nights and an intimate 50 seat dining room.More

Urban TandoorUrban Tandoor
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Indian | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

At Urban Tandoor, you will be able to take a delectable culinary tour of India and Nepal. Our specialities include menu items prepared in the traditional Indian clay oven (“tandoor”), grilled items, classic curries, and a wide variety of comfort delicacies. The tandoor-based and grilled items are light but highly flavorful, and the curry items provide a wide sampling of curries from North and South India. Menu items are selected meticulously to help our customers appreciate the art of bringing the ingredients and spices (also called “masala”) together. More

Wilson Hardware Kitchen & BarWilson Hardware Kitchen & Bar
$$$$
Contemporary American | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Located in the heart of Clarendon, Wilson Hardware is a multi-level contemporary American restaurant.
Our restaurant experience combines new concepts in food, beverage, entertainment and ambience. The spacious venue allows for several individual experiences in a variety of indoor and outdoor areas, including a rooftop bar and an outdoor patio.More

XC Bar & Bistro - DoubleTree LargoXC Bar & Bistro - DoubleTree Largo
$$$$
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.