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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
GG
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
(14)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
The Inn at Little WashingtonThe Inn at Little Washington
(633)
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American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Harold BlackHarold Black
(466)
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American | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Seasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DCSeasons Restaurant - Four Seasons Washington DC
(520)
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American | Georgetown, District of Columbia
KinshipKinship
(846)
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American | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Unconventional DinerUnconventional Diner
(531)
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American | Shaw, District of Columbia
Denson Liquor BarDenson Liquor Bar
(164)
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American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia
The Restaurant at Patowmack FarmThe Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
(855)
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American | Lovettsville, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Lafayette RestaurantLafayette Restaurant
(965)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
The Prime RibThe Prime Rib
(2882)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
Blue Duck TavernBlue Duck Tavern
(5967)
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American | West End, District of Columbia
MokomandyMokomandy
(1846)
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American | Sterling, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Founding Farmers - DCFounding Farmers - DC
(24830)
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American | Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia
Old Ebbitt GrillOld Ebbitt Grill
(20366)
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American | Downtown, District of Columbia
VOLTVOLT
(5062)
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American | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Best Italian Restaurants in Washington DC

Tosca RistoranteTosca Ristorante
(3351)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Acqua Al 2Acqua Al 2
(3044)
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Italian | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia
Ristorante BonarotiRistorante Bonaroti
(1283)
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Italian | Vienna, Virginia - DC Suburbs
RPM Italian - DCRPM Italian - DC
(2355)
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Italian | Mt. Vernon Square, District of Columbia
Filomena RistoranteFilomena Ristorante
(10458)
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Italian | Georgetown, District of Columbia
FlorianaFloriana
(2334)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Dante RistoranteDante Ristorante
(685)
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Italian | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs
Manalu Italian RestaurantManalu Italian Restaurant
(480)
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Italian | Frederick, Maryland - DC Suburbs
Al TiramisuAl Tiramisu
(566)
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Italian | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia
Tortino MareTortino Mare
(222)
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Italian | Manassas, Virginia - DC Suburbs
TortinoTortino
(908)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
CentrolinaCentrolina
(1047)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia
Siroc RestaurantSiroc Restaurant
(2899)
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Italian | Downtown, District of Columbia

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SakerumSakerum
335 reviews
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Sushi | U Street Corridor, District of Columbia

Great spot for girls night out! Delicious sushi, ceviche, and drinks! Amazing service! Such a good night! More

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Brabo - Lorien Hotel & SpaBrabo - Lorien Hotel & Spa
2897 reviews
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French | Alexandria, Virginia - DC Suburbs

We enjoyed a very tasty and leisurely meal with friendly service and the tail end of happy hour wine selections. More

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

I have eaten at Succotash twice and each time was excellent. The atmosphere is fun and lively, waitstaff is pleasant and friendly and the food is fresh and delicious. I could eat the spicy fried oyster app every day! Love this place and recommend it highly! More

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FIG & OLIVE DCFIG & OLIVE DC
1853 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, District of Columbia

Great food, comfortable atmosphere, attentive staff. More

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Charlie Palmer Steak - DCCharlie Palmer Steak - DC
3010 reviews
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Steakhouse | Capitol Hill, District of Columbia

Superior location and service. More

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Dyllan's Raw Bar GrillDyllan's Raw Bar Grill
59 reviews
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American | Georgetown, District of Columbia

Lovely staff, exceptionally fresh and tasty food. The tuna and avocado was one of the best dishes we’ve ever had! Verda our server was lovely. More

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

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I picked Nick's for the waterfront location, but was pleasantly surprised by the food and the service. While Nicks is essentially a sports bar, they exceed sports bar expectations. The food was good (especially the salmon). I would eat there again! More

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ANKARAANKARA
436 reviews
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Mediterranean | Dupont Circle, District of Columbia

The food was really nice and the service was good too! Highly recommended. More

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Rasoi Indian KitchenRasoi Indian Kitchen
374 reviews
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Indian | Downtown, District of Columbia

It was our first time at Rasoi, which had been recommended by a friend, and we thoroughly enjoyed the great food and service and will definitely go back! More

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

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I love Espita. The pescador, pork, brussels tacos are amazing delicious with layers of flavor. the ceviche is in this sauce that has a zingy flavor and a wonderful tender fish. Great mezcal varieties to try. Magnificent margaritas. More

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Washington DC's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
The Inn at Little Washington1. The Inn at Little Washington
633 reviews
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American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

This is hands-down one of the best restaurants I have ever been to. Not pretentious. The food is amazing. The service is amazing. The ambience is really adorable. Quite expensive but worth the experience. More

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El Andariego2. El Andariego
121 reviews
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Mexican | Ashton, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Incredible and attentive customer service and delightfully delicious food. Everything was really enjoyable. More

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Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant3. Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant
185 reviews
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American | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

great times with friends and everyone is always welcoming More

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Bistro L'Hermitage4. Bistro L'Hermitage
3590 reviews
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French | Woodbridge, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Superb food. Great wine list. Super service. All makes you feel special More

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L'Auberge Chez Francois5. L'Auberge Chez Francois
5001 reviews
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French | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs

The food was as incredible as ever. The ambiance is wonderful. There were a few little slip ups with the service, they forgot a few things we ordered. More

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Washington DC restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Chevys Fresh Mex - ArlingtonChevys Fresh Mex - Arlington
$$$$
Mexican | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Chevys Fresh Mex® is Mexican un-chained. We serve up delicious simplicity in a casual but energized atmosphere. Whether you’re with friends or family, there’s a fiesta waiting for you at Chevys.

We pride ourselves in the freshest food and drinks, made every day from scratch. Think California inspired Mesquite-fired flavor with farm fresh ingredients. We use only fresh, top-quality ingredients in our beloved recipes to create a one-of-a-kind fiesta of the senses that inspires celebration amongst food lovers, spice lovers and fun lovers.More

JuliiJulii
$$$$
Mediterranean | Bethesda / Chevy Chase, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Julii by Cava Mezze, and Chef Sasha Felikson. Currently open for Dinner service nightly at 5 pm - and looking forward to bring you breakfast, lunch, and brunch.

Stay tuned, we're excited for what's to come!

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Nada - N. BethesdaNada - N. Bethesda
$$$$
Contemporary Mexican | Bethesda / Chevy Chase, Maryland - DC Suburbs

Nada, a reimagining of Mexican cuisine with craveable twists on the classics and border-blurring dishes inspired by food from around the globe. Mix-and-match tacos, salads and more with a menu designed for sharing with friends or sampling different flavors on your own. Snag some guac and salsa for the table, or dig into caramelized cauliflower tacos, Maine lobster (roll) bolsas, or grilled shrimp and sweet corn salad. House margaritas, craft cocktails, and local craft brews keep the party going.

Nada N. Bethesda is open at Pike & Rose, at the intersection of Rockville Pike and Old Georgetown Road.More

Scotts RestaurantScotts Restaurant
$$$$
American | Penn Quarter, District of Columbia

With the feel and ambience of an English home, Scotts will serve many of America’s favorite dishes with a little theatre from an open Seafood bar, grill and Silver carving trolley that will roam the dining room. From whisky sours to innovative house cocktails guests can snack or eat from the full menu in the bar or restaurant from noon to 10.30pm daily.More

The DelegateThe Delegate
$$$$
American | Downtown, District of Columbia

The Delegate.
Featuring Chef driven Menus , Weekend Brunch and Local Craft Cocktails.More