A Guide to the Best Date Spots in DC

Conversations begin on Bumble but they get even deeper IRL. When it’s time to move from direct messaging to direct eye contact, find a table for two. And to make it super easy, OpenTable and Bumble are teaming up to help you find the best date spots in your city.

Find a restaurant that fits your style, whether you want drinks on a patio or a special four-course meal, OpenTable can help you choose the cuisine, seating area, and even book unique experiences with nearby restaurants. Download the Bumble app to find your match, and check the list below to find your table.

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Restaurants:219 Restaurant, ala, Brasserie Liberté
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Southern, Mediterranean, Contemporary French / American
Neighborhoods:Alexandria, Dupont Circle, Georgetown
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

219 Restaurant

$$$$·Southern·
Alexandria
716 reviews
  • Romance
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
The restaurant was beautiful and we were lucky to be able to sit in the bar area, which was decorated beautifully. The fireplaces were turned on, which added to the cozy and fun aRead more
Late Night Find in Virginia - DC Suburbs

ala

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
1,073 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Authentic
We had the best time at ala. Food and drinks were amazing!! Our waiter was so sweet and overall we had a great experience. Check Ala out!!
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area

Brasserie Liberté

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Georgetown
876 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
Wonderful meal, excellent attentive and friendly service. We don't come here often enough but whenever we do it reminds us why we should.

Brick Wood Fired Bistro

$$$$·American·
Prince Frederick
414 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Brunch
Brick never disappoints! Great food and service. Wonderful atmosphere and so much more!
Best Service in Maryland - DC Suburbs

Cafe 44

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Alexandria
1,159 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Awesome service, excellent food, great atmosphere !!!!
Scenic View in Washington, D.C. Area
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CIRCA at Navy Yard

$$$$·American·
Navy Yard
673 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
Great solid options for a casual brunch. Portions are great and lively atmosphere with many options for everyone. Great price point
American in District of Columbia

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Rockville

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Rockville
1,592 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
My family and I made an RSVP for Thanksgiving. We ordered the a Thanksgiving dinner and it was sooooooo good. It exceeded our expectations. We will He coming back next year just toRead more
Notable Wine List in Washington, D.C. Area

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Leesburg

$$$$·American·
Leesburg
729 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Great manager and wonderful service! They accommodated our local social group of 20 women and didn't miss a beat in proving personal great service to us. Manager checked on us ofteRead more
Lunch in Virginia - DC Suburbs

HalfSmoke

$$$$·American·
U Street Corridor
912 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Group Bookings
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Great service, hostess and server. Second time here and was just as good as the first. Good music. Good happy hour deals.

Harrimans Virginia Piedmont Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
1,036 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
Clean the ceiling vents. Black and moldy above tables. Other than that fantastic!
Scenic View in Virginia - DC Suburbs
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Hook & Vine

$$$$·Southern·
Chesapeake Beach
494 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Outdoor Eating
My favorite place in North Beach. Food and service are always amazing and they make you feel like family. Highly recommend.

Julii

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Bethesda / Chevy Chase
1,115 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Service was so attentive and polite - from manager to server to assistant server. Food was delicious. Scallops risotto and a bottle of Bordeaux transported me to Paris for a coupleRead more
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area

La Vie

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Southwest Waterfront
1,924 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
Lovely venue, good food. View is very nice though with the end of daylight savings we were only able to see the lights of the boats and wharf. The view will probably be great when Read more

Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza + Tap

$$$$·Italian·
Old Town Alexandria
1,567 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
  • Outdoor Eating
We had a great meal and no clean up when we got home!
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Medium Rare - Arlington

$$$$·Steak·
Arlington
734 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Group Bookings
  • Casual
We felt very comfortable with both the warmth and the social distancing in the outdoor tent. The portions are very generous, the steak and fries are very good, the salad is surpriRead more

Morton's The Steakhouse - Reston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Reston
2,771 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent as always. The music was a bit loud but tolerable.
Special Occasions in Washington, D.C. Area

O-Ku - DC

$$$$·Sushi·
Washington
963 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food, definitely targeting a younger crowd. I went with my parents, they complained that there's a club feel which I don't disagree. Overall the food, alcohol, and service waRead more
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Oak Steakhouse- Alexandria

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Alexandria
850 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
The Perfect place for the perfect Steak. Our salads were very good too.
Steakhouse in Virginia - DC Suburbs

Osteria Marzano

$$$$·Italian·
Alexandria
1,439 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Romance
It was our first time there and we will definitely be back!!!

Palette 22

$$$$·Global, International·
Arlington
1,888 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Brunch
  • Group Bookings
Fun place with lots of artwork to look at and good food

Sonoma Cellar - Old Town Alexandria

$$$$·American·
Alexandria
552 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
We ate outside on back patio Great waiter Delicious food
Notable Wine List in Virginia - DC Suburbs

Taberna del Alabardero

$$$$·Traditional Spanish·
Downtown
2,806 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Incredible food and amazing service!

The Front Porch - Leonardtown

$$$$·Southern·
Leonardtown
592 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Lunch
It’s been almost 2 years since we had been to the Front Porch. We were pleasantly surprised to find that the outstanding quality of food and service we’re still there. I had thRead more

The Prime Street Grille

$$$$·Seafood·
Waldorf
1,112 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Donna was amazing
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area

Vola's Dockside Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Old Town Alexandria
1,578 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Waterfront
Thanksgiving dinner with family
Scenic View in Washington, D.C. Area