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
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Romance
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
6,147 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
An exquisite dining experience. Definitely a bucket list item for those living or working in Northern Virginia and the DC area at large. The service was perfect and the food, especRead more
98% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart

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
249 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
5,762 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
This was my first time here and it did not disappoint! This was possibly the best meal I have ever eaten! From the wine, the stone crab claws, the fish, the fried asaparagus, to Read more
96% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab

Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,223 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Bistro L’Hermitage is the best restaurant in Prince William County, and provides incredible French cuisine half the price you would pay in the city. The service is always fondly Read more
98% recommended
53 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Lost Creek Winery

$$$$·American·
Leesburg
16 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
  • Creative Cuisine
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
734 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Fun
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Service is so good. This place is so delicious I came twice in the last week. The first time I came we had the recommended oysters on the happy shell and their wood grilled oyster Read more
96% recommended
Late Night Find in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish

Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
773 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
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
1,948 reviews
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Our first foray for dinner in the COVID-19 world. It was a real taste treat and we couldn't have been happier with the service!
98% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Chicken Liver Mousse
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Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier

$$$$·French·
Foggy Bottom
3,353 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fabulous as always!
96% recommended
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Montmartre

$$$$·French·
Capitol Hill
497 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
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
2,646 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
Everything about this place was amazing...the food, the ambiance, and the owners. We thoroughly enjoyed it!
97% recommended
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
8,940 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Dining during Covid-19 is a whole different experience, which greatly affects the overall experience. Still, we had a wonderful evening of dining. Great service on top of excellentRead 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
2,810 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Our family of five had a great time and we truly enjoyed the oof and ambiance. Always a treat and we can wait to go back! Great service as always!!!
97% recommended
Best Value in District of Columbia
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe

The Conche

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Washington DC
660 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
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
2,149 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
I really enjoyed this place. The bartender was very friendly. The food was served on small plates. I ate all you can eat lunch. Overall a good experience.
92% recommended
Most Booked in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie

Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
1,852 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great environment and the steak I ordered was delicious. Will definitely be back. I would recommend letting customers switch out the included mashed potatoes side for a different sRead more
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Truffle Mac

Eddie V's - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Seafood·
Tysons Corner / McLean
2,858 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
The service was wonderful Ida the server has a great personality !
93% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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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 !
97% recommended
92 people mentioned the Popovers
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The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,378 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasions
Awesome food and people
93% recommended
Notable Wine List 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
1,749 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Could not have been better- food and service were A+ and the covid protocols made me feel safe and relaxed. Can’t wait to return
93% recommended
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
745 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
We had a wonderful experience. The food was delicious and the service outstanding!
97% recommended
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
14 people mentioned the French Toast

Greenhouse at the Jefferson Hotel Washington DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
646 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Brunch
Everything about our experience at The Jefferson Hotel was superb!
87% recommended
11 people mentioned the High Tea
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The Capital Grille - Washington DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Capitol Hill
3,969 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
Food and service were terrific. No one more attentive than Akim!
96% recommended
Romance in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mirabelle - Washington, DC

$$$$·French American·
Downtown
726 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasions
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
580 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
92% recommended
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
1,978 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Never lets us down. Definitely a favorite in Fredrick.
96% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
79 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

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
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,528 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Excellent food and the wine was fabulous. We also had fantastic service!
97% recommended
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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Acqua Al 2

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill
3,544 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Very enjoyable. Good food and friendly and excellent service
96% recommended
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
1,499 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
Excellent meal; great service; nice ambiance. Do not pass on the chocolate mousse. A winner.
96% recommended
Neighbourhood Gem in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
2,885 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Business Meals
Another fabulous meal with one of our favorite waiters, Walter.
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,280 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Anniversaries
Anniversary
96% recommended
Special Occasions in Washington, D.C. Area
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Penn Quarter
2,898 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Had a blast, food and service was great!!!
89% recommended
Romance in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake

TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,371 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food, great drinks and great service!!!! Will be back soon!
97% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
33 people mentioned the Short Rib

Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,281 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Neighbourhood Gem
My sister and I decided to stop by for a nice meal. The food was delicious and the service was great. No complaints and definitely will return.
88% recommended
Hot Spot in Washington, D.C. Area
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,266 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
  • Good for Anniversaries
As always, the food is predictably delicious and service was terrific. Predictably excellent in spite of Covid-19z they have adapted very well.
96% recommended
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus
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1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,782 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
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
87% recommended
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
12,795 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
The closest I’ve ever gotten to a true Italian dining exoeriance outside of Italy. Amazing service , warm greeting at the door and amazing cuisine.
96% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari

True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
1,916 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
Great experience! Met a friend here when I was in town. Delicious food and great drinks. Definitely would recommend!
91% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
43 people mentioned the Dumplings

Succotash - Penn Quarter DC

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,053 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Fantastic job with social distancing measures, great bartender, and classy service.
88% recommended
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Monocacy Crossing

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frederick
1,854 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
We had an enjoyable dinner outside. Food was very good and server was very friendly and attentive
97% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,538 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
We had a lovely time enjoying the summer tasting experience at the Red Fox Inn. They have well-spaced tables under a canopy. The service was attentive, but not intrusive. We parRead more
97% recommended
Notable Wine List in Virginia - DC Suburbs
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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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
91 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Osteria Morini DC

$$$$·Italian·
Navy Yard
2,068 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
28 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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