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

The OpenTable Team
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
7,147 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
This was our first time dining at L’Auberge. What a phenomenal experience. The restaurant is charming. Our server was fantastic. Very knowledgeable. The food was absolutely deliRead more
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
7,089 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Excellent food with outstanding service. We enjoyed the food and staff so much.
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,997 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
The Bistro never disappoints. The service is always impeccable and the staff is very friendly and attentive. They really make you feel welcome, and they feed you like a king!
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
53 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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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
1 people mentioned the Red Wine
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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

$$$$·Seafood·
Logan Circle
939 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
  • Hot Spot
Excellent food and great recommendations from our server.
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish

Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
843 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
The whole dining experience was excellent. From service, food, and price Manalu was top-notch in every way.
Best Food in Washington, D.C. Area
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
2,230 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Great food, great service, as always!
French in District of Columbia
21 people mentioned the Chicken Liver Mousse
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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!
7 people mentioned the Octopus Appetizer
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Cafe Renaissance

$$$$·French·
Vienna
2,753 reviews
  • Romance
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
A quiet Monday night and loved it. Great food as beef tenderloin is fantastic. Deserts and Carrots are ridiculously wonderful
French in Washington, D.C. Area
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee
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Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
11,112 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
The best in the city.
French in Washington, D.C. Area
223 people mentioned the Mushroom Tart
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Ambar Capitol Hill

$$$$·Balkan style·
Capitol Hill
3,543 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
The outside area was packed at 7 on a Thursday night. If you want outside seating be sure to note on reservations. The indoor seating is large but separated within multiple rooms. Read more
Best Value in District of Columbia
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe
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Ambar - Arlington

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Arlington
2,819 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Exact food and services! will come again soon in next week.
Most Booked in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie
Table for 2 today

Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,706 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Wait staff was fantastic - friendly, attentive, and informed. The food, as always, was great. Never had a bad meal here.
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
3,597 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
This is absolutely my go to place for personal and business. The service is spectacular and the food is en pointe! Love the wine list and the steaks. But, mostly the staff.
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,094 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
We had a wonderful experience here on Thanksgiving. The service was on point, excellent food and the gorgeous interior is tough to beat when it comes to ambiance. Our family was thRead more
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers
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The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,837 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
Wonderful dinner, presentation and great service. Our waitress was fantastic. Definitely will dine again
American in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Iron Gate

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
2,107 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Outdoor Eating
Good place to grab quality food and drink. We went to celebrate a birthday the night before some in our group had to fly out early. The staff provided impeccable service and we weRead more
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
1,024 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
Food and service is always excellent at Circa. Their seasonal items and desserts are always appreciated as well.
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
14 people mentioned the French Toast
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The Greenhouse at The Jefferson, DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
686 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Brunch
  • Romance
Great food and ambience and service
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
4,215 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fit for Foodies
Top notch experience from start to finish. Great food, great service, excellent recommendations, and a good atmosphere.
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Il Piatto

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

$$$$·American·
Arlington
943 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Outdoor Eating
We enjoyed a delightful Thanksgiving lunch at Green Pig Bistro, including a beautiful and fantastic pumpkin bisque, traditional turkey dinners, a scallops entree, and very tasty asRead more
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,377 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
Wow! Wife and I celebrated 47th anniversary. Our server, Frankie ( thank you ) was extremely friendly, knowledgeable, efficient and unobtrusive. Filet cooked to perfection, likewisRead more
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!!!
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,541 reviews
  • Cosy
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasions
OMG, what a wonderful place to eat. The service was outstanding.
Best Food in Washington, D.C. Area
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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L'Auberge Provencale

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

$$$$·French·
Palisades Northwest
2,175 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Food was delicious.
French in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,217 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
  • Business Meals
Very nice service.
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,552 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Birthdays
Dean was a perfect waiter!
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steak·
Penn Quarter
3,740 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great experience
Hot Spot in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake

TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,698 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Romance
Parking was a challenge. There was no valet service and is recommended for patrons not able to walk across the street through heavy traffic or any patron looking to have safe securRead more
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
33 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,479 reviews
  • Romance
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
You cannot go wrong with Lupo. The food is lovely and so is the service
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,614 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
outstanding as always - excellent service and food - this place is wonderful
Greek in Washington, D.C. Area
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus
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1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,900 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Notable Wine List
We had a wonderful dinner to celebrate the Holiday Season.
American in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,699 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
It's such an experience to have dinner at Filomena's in December. The food, atmosphere and service is fantastic.
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,395 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Healthy
  • Lunch
We enjoyed our dining experience at True Food Kitchen. The service was excellent and the various dishes were delicious. Thanks!
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
43 people mentioned the Dumplings

Succotash PRIME

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,200 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Great service and food, everyone had a great experience
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Monocacy Crossing

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frederick
2,340 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Always excellent food!
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
2,783 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
I really enjoyed our experience at the Red Fox. Superb food and service and a beautiful, quiet and cozy atmosphere. Was it $455 worth of superb for two people? I’m not sure, but itRead more
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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