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
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219 Restaurant

$$$$·Southern·
Alexandria
736 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Romance
  • Neighbourhood Gem
I was in town to visit my son at college and we chose this place after looking at reviews and the food type(French creole)! It was during restaurant week so busy but the special mRead more
Late Night Find in Virginia - DC Suburbs

ala

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
1,083 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Wonderful small plates for sharing. Great service!
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Brasserie Liberté

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Georgetown
986 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Excellent atmosphere and the service was wonderful. The Pork Loin au Poivre was delicious and I would definitely recommend it.

Brick Wood Fired Bistro

$$$$·American·
Prince Frederick
437 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
Excellent food and service! The place is busy! But worth the wait!
American in Maryland - DC Suburbs

Cafe 44

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Alexandria
1,219 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Brunch
Great menu for restaurant week and great value. We will return for sure!
Scenic View in Virginia - DC Suburbs
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CIRCA at Navy Yard

$$$$·American·
Navy Yard
698 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Brunch
  • Business Meals
The food and service was phenomenal. It was the perfect spot for dinner after attending a nearby concert. We had appetizers, entrees, and drinks while there. Everything was very deRead more
American in District of Columbia

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Rockville

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Rockville
1,692 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Irving was a great server for our anniversary dinner. Highly recommend again!
Notable Wine List in Washington, D.C. Area

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Leesburg

$$$$·American·
Leesburg
779 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
The food was excellent! If you want steak, then eat here.

HalfSmoke

$$$$·American·
U Street Corridor
944 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Group Bookings
  • Comfort Food
A great experience. Sitting by the door was cold but the food and experience was amazing. Will definitely visit again
Brunch in District of Columbia

Harrimans Virginia Piedmont Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
1,068 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Worth the Drive
Loved it! Food was fabulous and the place is spectacular. Great service!
Contemporary American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
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Hook & Vine

$$$$·Southern·
Chesapeake Beach
509 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
It was terrific!! The salmon is the best I’ve ever had!! Perfect experience!!

Julii

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Bethesda / Chevy Chase
1,151 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
I just love it ❤️❤️❤️ Food and drinks were amazing
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
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La Vie

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Southwest Waterfront
2,055 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Scenic View
Amazing food, service, and views!

Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza + Tap

$$$$·Italian·
Old Town Alexandria
1,697 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
The Restaurant Week Menu was very good and the service was outstanding.
Most Booked in Virginia - DC Suburbs
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Medium Rare - Arlington

$$$$·Steak·
Arlington
761 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Group Bookings
  • Casual
Dined here early on a Monday - not busy when we came, but was picking up when we left. Food (bread, salad, steak, and fries) was perfectly cooked, and service was great. We evenRead more
Steak in Virginia - DC Suburbs

Morton's The Steakhouse - Reston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Reston
2,769 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Great service, great food, always a wonderful experience.
Special Occasions in Virginia - DC Suburbs

O-Ku - DC

$$$$·Sushi·
Washington
1,007 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
An absolutely stellar experience! Not only was it the best damned sushi we’ve ever had, the service alone was enough to have us plan to come back the next time we’re in DC.
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
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Oak Steakhouse- Alexandria

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Alexandria
927 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
We really enjoyed the Restaurant Week menu and the friendly service.
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area

Osteria Marzano

$$$$·Italian·
Alexandria
1,483 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
I was hoping for something a bit more special from Osteria Marzano. I had the fettuccine bolognese that was quite good. My partner had the veal picatta. Unfortunately, the veal wasRead more
Italian in Virginia - DC Suburbs

Palette 22

$$$$·Global, International·
Arlington
1,959 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
LOVED the food. Service was GREAT!! Will definitely be returning
Hot Spot in Virginia - DC Suburbs

Sonoma Cellar - Old Town Alexandria

$$$$·American·
Alexandria
563 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
This was our first visit and we will definitely be coming back! The first floor ambiance is wonderful and the food was fabulous!
Notable Wine List in Virginia - DC Suburbs

Taberna del Alabardero

$$$$·Traditional Spanish·
Downtown
2,850 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Fantastic restaurant. We've been going for years and years and the food and service is always outstanding- without exception!

The Front Porch - Leonardtown

$$$$·Southern·
Leonardtown
621 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Excellent food, great customer service. Clean and pleasant
Best Ambience in Maryland - DC Suburbs
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The Prime Street Grille

$$$$·Seafood·
Waldorf
1,149 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Overall, everything was good. I didn’t like that our server did not wear a mask at all, which was a little concerning.
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Vola's Dockside Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Old Town Alexandria
1,625 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Lunch
  • Waterfront
Service was very fast and efficient. Food was good.
Scenic View in Washington, D.C. Area