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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
(13)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
The Inn at Little WashingtonThe Inn at Little Washington
(582)
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American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Harold BlackHarold Black
(444)
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Seasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DCSeasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DC
(516)
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American | Georgetown, District of Columbia
KinshipKinship
(801)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Unconventional DinerUnconventional Diner
(397)
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American | Shaw, District of Columbia
Denson Liquor BarDenson Liquor Bar
(153)
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
The Restaurant at Patowmack FarmThe Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
(828)
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American | Lovettsville, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Lafayette RestaurantLafayette Restaurant
(937)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
The Prime RibThe Prime Rib
(2837)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Blue Duck TavernBlue Duck Tavern
(5864)
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American | West End, District of Columbia
MokomandyMokomandy
(1805)
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American | Sterling, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Founding Farmers - DCFounding Farmers - DC
(24259)
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American | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
Old Ebbitt GrillOld Ebbitt Grill
(19822)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
VOLTVOLT
(4984)
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American | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Best Italian Restaurants in Washington DC

Tosca RistoranteTosca Ristorante
(3300)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Acqua Al 2Acqua Al 2
(2995)
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Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Ristorante BonarotiRistorante Bonaroti
(1249)
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Italian | Vienna, Virginia - DC Suburbs
RPM Italian - DCRPM Italian - DC
(2167)
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Italian | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Filomena RistoranteFilomena Ristorante
(10182)
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Italian | Georgetown, District of Columbia
FlorianaFloriana
(2265)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Dante RistoranteDante Ristorante
(668)
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Italian | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Manalu Italian RestaurantManalu Italian Restaurant
(441)
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Italian | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs
Al TiramisuAl Tiramisu
(541)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Tortino MareTortino Mare
(201)
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Italian | Manassas, Virginia - DC Suburbs
TortinoTortino
(865)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
CentrolinaCentrolina
(974)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Siroc RestaurantSiroc Restaurant
(2855)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia

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Succotash - Penn Quarter DCSuccotash - Penn Quarter DC
793 reviews
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia

The food was amazing! I definitely recommend trying the Taste of the South. Chef Edward Lee stopped the table, which made a great meal into a great experience. More

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YonaYona
301 reviews
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Asian | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Exceptional appetizers (beef buns, crabs buns), and best noodle soups (curry, and pork)! Scrumptious! ThankU ! More

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Kapnos KouzinaKapnos Kouzina
1383 reviews
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Greek | Bethesda / Chevy Chase, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Lunch special was a good value and presented well. Service personnel were very attentive. More

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Kapnos Taverna ArlingtonKapnos Taverna Arlington
1251 reviews
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Greek | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

The all you can eat brunch is everything. The food is high quality, and with a staff that knows how to pace the dishes and recommend combos, my friends and I had an excellent dining experience. More

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Requin - WharfRequin - Wharf
563 reviews
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French | Southwest Waterfront, District of Columbia

Milos was the best, his recommendations were on point and his charisma was infectious! Definitely coming back. More

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Nick's Riverside GrillNick's Riverside Grill
279 reviews
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Contemporary American | Georgetown, District of Columbia

Our waiter was amazing! He was very friendly and ergent. More

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Espita MezcaleriaEspita Mezcaleria
219 reviews
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Mexican | Shaw, District of Columbia

A quick dinner after an event at the convention center. An interesting menu with great choices. More

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CIRCA at ChinatownCIRCA at Chinatown
171 reviews
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia

You cannot go wrong with this place. Excellent food and service. More

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Claudia'sClaudia's
329 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, District of Columbia

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Very comfortable and appealing ambiance; personal, attentive service; enjoyed the Jazz; seafood was fresh and flavorful! More

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The Tavern at the Henley ParkThe Tavern at the Henley Park
515 reviews
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia

Wonderful wait staff. Good food.would recommend to others. 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
582 reviews
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American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

It was great but I have been waiting to go for so long that I built up expectations in my head that could not be met. It was truly amazing and I will be back. More

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Seasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DC2. Seasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DC
516 reviews
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American | Georgetown, District of Columbia

Still the best brunch in town. If looking for oyters, and seafood this is the place to have brunch. Great deserts and exceptional service. However They lately have increased the price per person and lowered the attire code. More

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The Ashby Inn3. The Ashby Inn
1297 reviews
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Contemporary American | Paris, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Delicious food, amazing service and beautiful ambiance. More

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L'Auberge Chez Francois4. L'Auberge Chez Francois
4877 reviews
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French | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Amazing food and presentation. The food and ambiance were fantastic. More

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Afghan Bistro5. Afghan Bistro
500 reviews
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Afghan | Springfield, Virginia - DC Suburbs

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New to OpenTable

Washington DC restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Holy Crepes CafeHoly Crepes Cafe
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Creperie | Gaithersburg, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Welcome to Holy Crepes Cafe!
Holy Crepes began in 2013 as a Food Truck with the mission to deliver the best tasting crepes you can find, paired with the smiles of those we had satisfied.
Since the beginning, we have been working hard to meet the expectations for quality food service that all customers deserve. After many years of success thanks to our faithful patronage, we have been fortunate enough to open our new Brick and Mortar right in the heart of Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Holy Crepes Cafe is now open for business, and we look forward to exceeding your expectations!More

MediterrafishMediterrafish
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Seafood | Fairfax, Virginia - DC Suburbs

We opened as a Gourmet Seafood Market specializing in Mediterranean Seafood, hence the name MediterraFISH. Our goal was to introduce more SEAfood in addition to OCEANfood to east coasters and let more people know about the healthy eating style of the Mediterranean. Our Turkish heritage and our business ties in the region allowed us to bring species that no other supplier had before.
As we became known as the best fresh seafood market in the area providing sustainable and healthy seafood, we were bombarded by our customers requests to provide cooked seafood. This led to adding a restaurant to our existing concept. Our menu combines variety of sustainable and trustworthy seafood with halal meat, chicken & vegetarian dishes. We are also known for our hand crafted salads. Our restaurant also has a kids play room for families to enjoy their meals together.

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Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar - Washington D.C.Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar - Washington D.C.
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Peruvian | Downtown, District of Columbia

Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar adds a modern twist to Peruvian cuisine. Inspired by Peru’s top eateries, the new DC outpost serves up bold-flavored dishes, unique cocktails and a vast selection of local and international beers.

Situated in the bustling and vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood, Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar brings people together in a space that’s packed with personality and soul. Our vibrant bar with open kitchen views is the perfect spot for sipping, socializing, and savoring our crazy good ceviche. Come experience a celebration of good eats and good times for brunch, lunch, dinner or happy hour.

Looking for the perfect venue? Plan your next event at the best ceviche bar this side of the Andes. Call today and ask about our private dining options.More

Rewind DinerRewind Diner
$$$$
American | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

Rewind by Decades is a premium classic diner destination highlighting the finest in timeless, comfortable, and forever beloved cuisine, beverages, and entertainment.More

St. AnselmSt. Anselm
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Contemporary American | Mount Vernon, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Located in the Union Market neighborhood, the second outpost of Joe Carroll’s popular NYC restaurant aims to bring some of the laid back vibes of Brooklyn to Washington, DC. St. Anselm is an American tavern devoted to the pleasures of grilled meats and great ingredients simply cooked. While steak is a specialty, the creativity of Chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley doesn’t stop there. Delicious food, eclectic wines (some on tap), and classic cocktails set the tone for a great experience. Paired with friendly service in an unpretentious setting adorned with quirky décor, dining at St Anselm is the total package.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.