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50 Washington DC Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hots...

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Restaurants:L'Auberge Chez Francois, Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC, Bistro L'Hermitage
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:French, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Great Falls, Downtown, Woodbridge
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

L'Auberge Chez Francois

$$$$·French·
Great Falls
6,987 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Outdoor Eating
L'Auberge Chez Francois is always fantastic. You cannot go wrong! Put this on your "must" experience list!
99% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart
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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
6,694 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
King Crab was incredible!! I can’t wait to come back to DC just to stop by!
97% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,888 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Once again the Bistro "experience" was great. It was my birthday but we didn't tell them on purpose since they add extra deserts and the like which we didn't want or need. This is Read more
99% recommended
Best Food in Washington, D.C. Area
53 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Lost Creek Winery

$$$$·American·
Leesburg
16 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Quiet Conversation
The Chef continues to put out excellent tapas-style dishes that go great with the wines from Lost Creek. The service this last visit was a little slow. We felt like we may have beeRead more
95% recommended
1 people mentioned the Red Wine
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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

$$$$·Seafood·
Logan Circle
854 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
All around incredible
88% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish
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Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
798 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Group Bookings
Superb experience! Everything the birthday girl wanted and more! Danielle, our server, was so kind and thoughtful and made excellent recommendations. The food was phenomenal! We wiRead more
100% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
2,148 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
Charming restaurant for getting together with friends. We all enjoyed the food, and service was great. Kudos, it was quiet, so hearing our conversation worked!
94% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Chicken Liver Mousse
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Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier

$$$$·European·
Foggy Bottom
3,481 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Second time here and the food is always high quality and the service (Vinny is our waiter) is impeccable!
95% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Montmartre

$$$$·French·
Capitol Hill
497 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Food and service are always lovely. A nice treat out!
97% recommended
7 people mentioned the Octopus Appetizer
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Cafe Renaissance

$$$$·French·
Vienna
2,744 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had two kinds of veal… both outstanding. Vegetables were very appealing.
100% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
10,593 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
We went to lunch to celebrates my husband’s birthday, all the food was delicious. From the beginning with the delicious bread until the end!! We will come back every time that we Read more
95% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
223 people mentioned the Mushroom Tart
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Ambar Capitol Hill

$$$$·Balkan style·
Capitol Hill
3,334 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Group Bookings
Food was good. Tried the Ambar experience where you to eat anything on the menu and everything I had was good. Also had the option to opt in for the unlimited cocktails. They use cRead more
98% recommended
Best Value in Washington, D.C. Area
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe
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Ambar - Arlington

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Arlington
2,658 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Group Bookings
Amazing food as usual ! Very flavorful and great margaritas !
92% recommended
Most Booked in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie

Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,465 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Excellent menu and wait staff truly the best Fredericksburg has to offer.
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Truffle Mac

Eddie V's - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Seafood·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,413 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Great service - allowed us to order off the dinner menu for one of our party. Great wine recommendation and checked on us frequently enough. Food was incredibly yummy - got the CRead more
96% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster

BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,029 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Celebrated our anniversary with friends. Everything was wonderful
88% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers

The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,733 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
  • Fit for Foodies
I can not express how fantastic the setting and food is at the Wine Kitchen! What an excellent expeience/
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Maryland - DC Suburbs
30 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Iron Gate

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
2,021 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
One of our favorite spots :))
92% recommended
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
950 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Brunch
I dropped in for lunch -- the food and service were both great. I had the blackened chicken mango salad -- it was excellent!
99% recommended
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
14 people mentioned the French Toast

The Greenhouse at The Jefferson, DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
657 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
We were so glad to be back to the Greenhouse after being away during the Pandemic. Luckily it continued to have the same quality, service and ambiance.
90% recommended
11 people mentioned the High Tea

The Capital Grille - Washington DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Capitol Hill
4,169 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Business Meals
  • Romance
It’s was my daughters birthday and her first time there. She loved the food and experience!!
100% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Il Piatto

$$$$·Italian·
Washington DC
8 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Green Pig Bistro

$$$$·American·
Arlington
824 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Outdoor Eating
Delicious and fun! Avocado toast and veggie stuffed waffle and blueberry peach pie were all great.
92% recommended
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,301 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Delicious lunch with friends - excellent service. Nice menu and tasty food. Sensational desserts. Great place for an upscale lunch that was reasonably priced.
94% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
79 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Del Ray Cafe

$$$$·French·
Alexandria
908 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Brunch
Wonderful lunch, as always. The gnocchi with clams and butternut squash was delicious. Servers are friendly and professional. I ❤️ Del Ray Café!!!
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,567 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
This was our 1st visit & it will not be our last. Next time we'll definitely bring friends. Our salad, appetizer & entrees were simply amazing. I don't write reviews but couldn'Read more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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L'Auberge Provencale

$$$$·French American·
Boyce
351 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Idyllic setting, wonderful food, superior service!! Couldn’t be better than this!!
93% recommended
4 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef
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Et Voila

$$$$·French·
Palisades Northwest
1,954 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
Food as always was superb, cocktails were perfection, and wine list manifique! No wonder even at 7pm on a warm Wednesday evening the tables were full.
98% recommended
Neighbourhood Gem in District of Columbia
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,139 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
We had an awesome time at the restaurant. Waitress was great, food was amazing and the ambiance is what you would expect of a high class restaurant. Will definitely go again!
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,475 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Romance
Jose was great. Came for anniversary and overal Experience was wonderful.
98% recommended
Steakhouse in District of Columbia
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steak·
Penn Quarter
3,553 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great experience, food was amazing. Lance was our server, he was professional and Tentative to our needs. Great atmosphere. Definitely will be back.
93% recommended
Steak in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake

TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,592 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
Had a great first time experience here! The staff are so kind and accommodating. My date really enjoyed the ambiance here too. Food was delicious.
93% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
33 people mentioned the Short Rib

Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,428 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Brunch was incredible and our server Ivan was outstanding!!!
90% recommended
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta

Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,543 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great meal. Lamb shank was outstanding. Absolutely excellent service. We will definitely be back.
98% recommended
Greek in Washington, D.C. Area
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,958 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
Wonderful time here with family great service great food excellent ambience
95% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,581 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Authentic
This was the third or fourth time eating here. FABULOUS!!! Everything tasted Great. Coming back again on our last day of our vacation, Friday.
95% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,288 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Healthy
We had a great time and the food was wonderful!
96% recommended
Healthy in Virginia - DC Suburbs
43 people mentioned the Dumplings

Succotash - Penn Quarter DC - Reopening Soon

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,054 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Luv'd the salmon pitcher of Bella Peach snuck'd up on me too
90% recommended
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Monocacy Crossing

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frederick
2,246 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
The food and the service were both great. It was our first visit to this restaurant and everyone in our party commented on how much they enjoyed their food.
97% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,795 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Excellent 4 course dinner with attentive service! Lovely patio setting.
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Virginia - DC Suburbs
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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