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Best American Restaurants in Washington DC

Founding Spirits Tour and TastingFounding Spirits Tour and Tasting
(7)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Booked 1 time today
The Inn at Little WashingtonThe Inn at Little Washington
(448)
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American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 32 times today
Harold BlackHarold Black
(327)
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Booked 36 times today
Seasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DCSeasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DC
(458)
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American | Georgetown, District of Columbia
Booked 14 times today
KinshipKinship
(573)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Booked 41 times today
Denson Liquor BarDenson Liquor Bar
(113)
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
Booked 27 times today
The Restaurant at Patowmack FarmThe Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
(729)
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American | Lovettsville, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 6 times today
Lafayette RestaurantLafayette Restaurant
(813)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 27 times today
Blue Duck TavernBlue Duck Tavern
(5412)
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American | West End, District of Columbia
Booked 114 times today
MokomandyMokomandy
(1519)
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American | Sterling, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 26 times today
The Prime RibThe Prime Rib
(2678)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 34 times today
Founding Farmers - DCFounding Farmers - DC
(21596)
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American | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
Booked 446 times today
Old Ebbitt GrillOld Ebbitt Grill
(17586)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 376 times today
Freddie's Beach Bar & RestaurantFreddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant
(113)
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American | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 3 times today
TicoTico
(763)
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American | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia
Booked 63 times today

Best Italian Restaurants in Washington DC

Tosca RistoranteTosca Ristorante
(3056)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 47 times today
Acqua Al 2Acqua Al 2
(2642)
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Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Booked 66 times today
RPM Italian - DCRPM Italian - DC
(1297)
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Italian | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Booked 127 times today
Ristorante BonarotiRistorante Bonaroti
(1079)
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Italian | Vienna, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 13 times today
Filomena RistoranteFilomena Ristorante
(8801)
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Italian | Georgetown, District of Columbia
Booked 180 times today
FlorianaFloriana
(1963)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Booked 32 times today
Manalu Italian RestaurantManalu Italian Restaurant
(291)
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Italian | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs
Booked 3 times today
Dante RistoranteDante Ristorante
(550)
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Italian | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 12 times today
Tortino MareTortino Mare
(41)
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Italian | Manassas, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 5 times today
CentrolinaCentrolina
(671)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 46 times today
TortinoTortino
(617)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 28 times today
Al TiramisuAl Tiramisu
(396)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Booked 29 times today
Osteria Morini DCOsteria Morini DC
(1452)
$$$$
Italian | Navy Yard, District of Columbia
Booked 75 times today

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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - National HarborMcCormick & Schmick's Seafood - National Harbor
4921 reviews
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Seafood | National Harbor, Maryland - DC Suburbs
Booked 47 times today

Great as always!! I had an issue but the manager came over, addressed it& the night went up from there. More

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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Washington DC (K Street)McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Washington DC (K Street)
2346 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 49 times today

Great seafood meal today. Very good waitress. I’ll come back. More

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FIG & OLIVE DCFIG & OLIVE DC
1270 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 123 times today

Excellent food, wonderful ambience, and great drinks. I love the carrot and ginger soup, the sea bass was great and the pasta with mushrooms and the special olive oil that they use is just wonderful. More

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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Crystal CityMcCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Crystal City
2311 reviews
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Seafood | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 24 times today

Great food and service. Adrienne was a very attentive and gracious waiter More

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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - RestonMcCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Reston
2839 reviews
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Seafood | Reston, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 24 times today

Great food. Service was fine but waiter could have used a personality. 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
448 reviews
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American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 32 times today

Everything was excellent, beginning with our welcome all the way thru dessert and the kitchen tour. First class delivery of service, and food was excellent. Best night of dining I️ have ever experienced. They earn their excellent reputation. More

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Afghan Bistro2. Afghan Bistro
283 reviews
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Afghan | Springfield, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 1 time today

As usual the food is authentic and delicious. Menu includes a variety with tasty vegetarian dishes. While there were just the two of is, in addition to appetizers, we ordered 3 entrees!! More

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Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier3. Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier
2679 reviews
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French | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
Booked 24 times today

Unusual dining experience focussing on choosing the number of courses that suits you. Complete choice across all menu choices. Excellent menu with a wide choice of options. Excellent service, but overall it is the quality and taste of the food that really sets this restaurant apart and places it in a class of its own. Amazing food. This is at the top end of the cost spectrum but it is worth it. More

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Ristorante Bonaroti4. Ristorante Bonaroti
1079 reviews
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Italian | Vienna, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 13 times today

Another great meal with my son and daughter-in-law. The beef carpacchio is still great. More

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Harold Black5. Harold Black
327 reviews
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Booked 36 times today

Amazing place More

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Washington DC restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Tyson's CornerBJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Tyson's Corner
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American | Tysons Corner / McLean, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Booked 10 times today

Time counts at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse. Since our humble beginnings back in 1978, we’ve continued to refine our brewhouse experience to make BJ’s a place where you can make the most of any meal. We want BJ’s to be a place where the moment you leave is the moment you plan on coming back. We pride ourselves in our craft and attention to detail. Our guests come here for our award-winning handcrafted beer. They come here for the Southern California twist we’ve put on the Chicago-style deep dish pizza. And they come here for our Pizookies®, our world-renowned dessert. But above all we know people come here to make their good times better. So in many ways we haven’t just crafted a brand, but a mindset. And our guests are the reason for this. And it’s because of them we’re continually striving to make sure every moment they choose to spend with us counts. Welcome to BJ’s, a restaurant with a Brewhouse soul.More

Rare Steakhouse - Washington DCRare Steakhouse - Washington DC
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Steakhouse | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 22 times today

Rare Steaks and Seafood is a restaurant, created by Wisconsin Natives, who know what it takes to create unique, fine dining in the Nation's Capital. We feature USDA Prime steaks, premium seafood, and truly remarkable service. More

Tavern at RareTavern at Rare
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Contemporary American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Booked 12 times today

A modern tavern located in the heart of Washington, the Tavern at Rare provides a Midwestern menu with DelMarVa flare. The menu includes steam pots of oysters, clams, and mussels, a pot roast for two, and even a fried Bologna sandwich. The tavern offers a full bar with craft cocktail, local draughts, and fine wines to suit every guests needs.More

Tyber Creek Wine Bar & KitchenTyber Creek Wine Bar & Kitchen
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American | Bloomingdale / Brookland, District of Columbia
Booked 7 times today

Located in Bloomingdale, Tyber Creek Wine Bar & Kitchen is a neighborhood restaurant and bar featuring an affordable wine list, wood-fired dishes, and patio seating during warmer months. The menu of American fare spans from shared plates, to soup & salads, mains, flatbreads, and vegetables. Weekend dinner starts at 5PM.More

Waraku Japanese RestaurantWaraku Japanese Restaurant
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Japanese | Fairfax, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Waraku Japaneses Restaurant specializes in providing delicious food with great sight and decoration of the dishes. Every plate of sushi is a piece of art. You can enjoy the food by taste and viewMore

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.