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

The OpenTable Team

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 hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:The Inn at Little Washington, L'Auberge Chez Francois, Kinship
Price Range:$$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:American, French
Neighborhoods:Washington, Great Falls, Mt. Vernon Square

The Inn at Little Washington

$$$$·American·
Washington
769 reviews
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasions
Wonderful ambience. Impeccable service , fabulous food!
100% recommended
6 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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L'Auberge Chez Francois

$$$$·French·
Great Falls
5,991 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Excellent Food, Service and Company. Just a Brunch with Friends but with Sanda an excellent Server.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart
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Kinship

$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon Square
927 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
Went here for an anniversary dinner a few weeks ago and it was a terrific experience. We used to live in Manhattan and couldn't help comparing the experience to the likes of Le BeRead more
93% recommended
103 people mentioned the French Toast
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Maydan

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
U Street Corridor
248 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
We went for my husband's birthday and absolutely loved it! Great atmosphere, delicious food and great service! The music was a little loud, however overall very festive!
95% recommended
8 people mentioned the Kebab
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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
5,690 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Exceptional service and the food was great ! We enjoyed the experience.
95% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,198 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
One of the best restaurants in the area! The escargot is lovely!
98% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
53 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Lost Creek Winery

$$$$·American·
Leesburg
16 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Worth the Drive
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
100% recommended
1 people mentioned the Red Wine
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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

$$$$·Seafood·
Logan Circle
720 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Fun
Excellent Customer Service Excellent Food Excellent Dessert
96% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish
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Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
772 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Manalu is consistently a great place to go. Great food, great service, cheerful staff. Highly recommended.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Maryland - DC Suburbs
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
1,914 reviews
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
A great little intimate and delicious restaurant. Steak and mussels were wonderful, as was the Caesar salad.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Chicken Liver Mousse
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Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier

$$$$·French·
Foggy Bottom
3,352 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fabulous as always!
96% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Mokomandy

$$$$·American·
Sterling
2,234 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
This was our 3rd time at Mokomandy, and it's continued to provide delicious dishes with personable staff! Highly recommend.
94% recommended
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
91 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Montmartre

$$$$·French·
Capitol Hill
497 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Food and service are always lovely. A nice treat out!
97% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
7 people mentioned the Octopus Appetizer
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Cafe Renaissance

$$$$·French·
Vienna
2,636 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Wonderful! We will be back!
97% recommended
Best Ambience in Virginia - DC Suburbs
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee
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Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
8,766 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Restaurant was closed due to COVIT-19.
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
2,741 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Bartender was our waitress too. She was fantastic. The food was wonderful and tasted and quick service. Love Ambar!
96% recommended
Best Value in District of Columbia
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe
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The Conche

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Washington DC
660 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Consistently wonderful and delicious. Every time we try a new dish and every time we leave wanting more. What a gem!
98% recommended
16 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Rasika West End

$$$$·Contemporary Indian·
West End
4,313 reviews
Love this place. Great staff and great food. Get the fried spinach it is to die for!
327 people mentioned the Chaat
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Ambar - Arlington

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Arlington
2,057 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Very tasty. It's good to try something with flavor:)
92% recommended
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie

Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
1,739 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fahrenheit 132 never fails to deliver a great dining experience!! Every person at our table got a different entree and every person was equally pleased! Joelle, one of the sommelRead more
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Truffle Mac
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Eddie V's - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Seafood·
Tysons Corner / McLean
2,785 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
First visit, great food with a g oats cheese and shitake salad truly magnificent.
92% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster

BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,888 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Staff and service were both amazing !
95% recommended
Hot Spot in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers
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The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,334 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasions
One of the best dining experiences in Frederick. Wonderful ambiance and incredible drink menu. If you are in to wine as I am, this place is a must - they have wonderful wine flightRead more
94% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Rasika

$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
8,652 reviews
Excellent meal & service. Best Indian food I've ever had.
606 people mentioned the Chaat
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Iron Gate

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
1,729 reviews
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Irongate is a beautiful restaurant. The cocktails are really quite spectacular. I'd recommend the "Just the Fig" if you're a bourbon drinker. The menu offers a variety of fresh andRead more
93% recommended
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
692 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
Great food, drinks (blueberry margarita) and very accommodating wait staff!
96% recommended
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
14 people mentioned the French Toast
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Greenhouse at the Jefferson Hotel Washington DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
646 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Everything about our experience at The Jefferson Hotel was superb!
86% recommended
Best Ambience in Washington, D.C. Area
11 people mentioned the High Tea
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The Capital Grille - Washington DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Capitol Hill
3,952 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
Best place in DC. Cliff is the best server
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Mirabelle - Washington, DC

$$$$·French American·
Downtown
726 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Went to celebrate a birthday. The night was perfect. Recommended wine was perfectly paired with the meal, and the food was delicious. Highly recommended.
8 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Green Pig Bistro

$$$$·American·
Arlington
579 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Green Pig Bistro is a great restaurant in the Clarendon neighborhood. I've been for brunch and dinner multiple times and the food is always delicious, service is fantastic, and atmRead more
89% recommended
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
1,946 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
For my daughter SOPHIE’S 10TH BIRTHDAY was spent at her favorite restaurant with her favorite filet mignon.
95% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
79 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Del Ray Cafe

$$$$·French·
Alexandria
905 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Our favorite restaurant and the best people! Thanks for staying open.
96% recommended
French in Virginia - DC Suburbs
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,513 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
Although the patio was not open (too early & cold), we were welcomed by many familiar faces! Thanks to John (sommelier) & waiters like Rory, Rusty & Kirsten we had a wonderful indoRead more
97% recommended
Notable Wine List in Washington, D.C. Area
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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Acqua Al 2

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill
3,543 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Great as always
95% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
131 people mentioned the Pasta Sampler
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L'Auberge Provencale

$$$$·French American·
Boyce
356 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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Convivial

$$$$·French American·
Shaw
684 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
Do yourself a favor and get the Poulet Rouge. It's a simple meal with simple ingredients that is executed perfectly.
93% recommended
33 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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Et Voila

$$$$·French·
Palisades Northwest
1,464 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
Such a beautiful place. Friendly and professional stuff. Love it!!! Highly, highly recommended!!!
97% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
2,859 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Business Meals
Anniversary
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,264 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Amazing $22 “Plates” lunch. The clam chowder was terrific, we split the the chicken sandwich and the salmon and we though both were SO delicious. Our waiter, Michael, was so personRead more
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Penn Quarter
2,849 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
For such a difficult time the service and food were outstanding. By far I think Mastro's is the best steakhouse in America. Thanks for a wonderful time.
89% recommended
Steakhouse in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,326 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
LOVE THIS PLACE!!!!
97% recommended
Contemporary American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
33 people mentioned the Short Rib

Osteria Morini DC

$$$$·Italian·
Navy Yard
2,067 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
The food was excellent and our server Jamie did a fantastic job! It was unusually loud in the restaurant for a Monday, due to the crowd for Morini Monday.
94% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
28 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,264 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Great food, service and ambiance. Just hard to get a table!
86% recommended
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,223 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
I had the Chilean Sea Bass. It was amazing. Fresh and cooked perfectly. Our sever was very pleasant and attentive. A great lunch! I’ve been here many times and will be back for suRead more
95% recommended
Greek in Washington, D.C. Area
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus
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1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,781 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
A classic American restaurant in a charming setting with excellent food and impeccable service (note - and prices to match: you get what you pay for). The portions are just right Read more
88% recommended
American in District of Columbia
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
12,717 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
This is my third time eating at Filomena I love it.
96% recommended
Best Food in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
1,872 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
Service was great; we had a friendly and informative server, and food came out in a timely manner. The edamame dumplings are to die for, and the butternut squash pizza was deliciouRead more
92% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
43 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Succotash - Penn Quarter DC

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,049 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Great food and great service! The staff was able to seat us early and our server was attentive and knowledgeable.
89% recommended
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Monocacy Crossing

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frederick
1,747 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Amazing dinner and service! Definitely a must dine
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake
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The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,512 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Fantastic food, service, ambiance.. I will definitely be back...
97% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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