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
771 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Wonderful ambience. Impeccable service , fabulous food!
96% recommended
6 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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L'Auberge Chez Francois

$$$$·French·
Great Falls
6,868 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food, the service and the ambience are always outstanding. This has become our go-to special events restaurant--and we keep inventing special events to go to. Went for a graduaRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart
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Kinship

$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon Square
928 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
6,512 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Had the king crab salad and it was excellent as were the oysters!
95% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,798 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Took my Texas friends to the best restaurant in Woodbridge/Lakeridge/Occoquan. L’Hermitage never disappoints.
99% recommended
Best Service in Washington, D.C. Area
53 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

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
95% recommended
1 people mentioned the Red Wine
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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

$$$$·Seafood·
Logan Circle
830 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Great food , excellent drinks and busy u street vibe
92% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish
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Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
778 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Best Italian food in Frederick!
97% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
2,113 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Fantastic experience for our 10 year anniversary.
96% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Chicken Liver Mousse
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Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier

$$$$·European·
Foggy Bottom
3,460 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
The fixed menu offers many interesting choices and there is certainly not a problem finding something that you would like. The food is beautifully presented and full of flavor. WRead more
93% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc

Montmartre

$$$$·French·
Capitol Hill
497 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
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
2,732 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Nice environment, relatively intimate, great food, generous wine pour, well spaced tables for COVID-19 compliance, outside dining option if you need it. We like to go there for spRead more
100% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
10,324 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Le Diplomate always delivers a meal that is flavorful - well prepared and presented without gimmicks because the food speaks for itself. I brought my young adult children with me Read more
96% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
223 people mentioned the Mushroom Tart
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Ambar Capitol Hill

$$$$·Balkan style·
Capitol Hill
3,223 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
It was amazing! We did the Ambar Experience and got to try chef's choice of the entire menu. Highly recommend!
99% recommended
Best Value in Washington, D.C. Area
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe

The Conche

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Washington DC
661 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Consistently wonderful and delicious. Every time we try a new dish and every time we leave wanting more. What a gem!
95% recommended
16 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Rasika West End

$$$$·Contemporary Indian·
West End
4,315 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Hot Spot
Love this place. Great staff and great food. Get the fried spinach it is to die for!
95% recommended
327 people mentioned the Chaat
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Ambar - Arlington

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Arlington
2,570 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Tapas
Loved our first experience at Ambar! We had a short lunch break to celebrate our anniversary and this was exactly the kind of experience we wanted.
95% recommended
Most Booked in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie

Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,352 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Second visit. Great friendly staff. Food looked and tasted amazing. Will go again!
98% 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
3,346 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Great experience
96% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster

BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,997 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
What a great dinning experience once again. The gem of Pennsylvania Avenue.
95% recommended
Best Ambience in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers

The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,670 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Scenic View
Great patio for business lunch; room enough to have a private conversation.
95% recommended
Hot Spot in Maryland - DC Suburbs
30 people mentioned the Short Rib

Rasika

$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
8,648 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Hot Spot
Excellent meal & service. Best Indian food I've ever had.
96% recommended
606 people mentioned the Chaat
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Iron Gate

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
1,968 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
Great food in a lovely setting! Recommend the chef's special
89% recommended
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
928 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
Tasty food and good atmosphere! And convenient location.
97% recommended
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
14 people mentioned the French Toast
Table for 2 today

The Greenhouse at The Jefferson, DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
646 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
Everything about our experience at The Jefferson Hotel was superb!
93% recommended
11 people mentioned the High Tea
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The Capital Grille - Washington DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Capitol Hill
4,139 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
  • Business Meals
Food was delicious and the service nonpareil. Highly recommend!
100% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mirabelle - Washington, DC

$$$$·French American·
Washington DC
726 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Went to celebrate a birthday. The night was perfect. Recommended wine was perfectly paired with the meal, and the food was delicious. Highly recommended.
88% recommended
8 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Green Pig Bistro

$$$$·American·
Arlington
771 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Outdoor Eating
Excellent food, good service.
91% recommended
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,236 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
It was such a great experience! Thank you for making our anniversary feel special!
92% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
79 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

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!!!
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,561 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
Food was excellent. There was a nice range of offerings.
100% recommended
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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Acqua Al 2

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill
3,545 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Very enjoyable. Good food and friendly and excellent service
95% recommended
131 people mentioned the Pasta Sampler
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L'Auberge Provencale

$$$$·French American·
Boyce
354 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
1,849 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
Great diverse menu, quality of food, service. Hits all of the write notes
98% recommended
Neighbourhood Gem in District of Columbia
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,103 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Lunch
Delicious and fabulous service. We won't hesitate to return. Five stars all around.
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,442 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Anniversaries
As always- food and service was perfect!
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steak·
Penn Quarter
3,442 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
The staff made our anniversary so special! Our server was okay…he had difficulty taking our orders and didn’t get our steak cooked appropriately, but the other servers were incrediRead more
91% recommended
Steak in Washington, D.C. Area
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake

TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,557 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
The mussels are the best I've ever had. Their customer service was top notch and their did is delicious.
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
33 people mentioned the Short Rib

Osteria Morini DC

$$$$·Italian·
Navy Yard
2,068 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
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.
93% recommended
28 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,410 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Wonderful spot
87% recommended
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta

Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,502 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Great meal, good service, just very loud and hard to hear and talk to everyone at our table of six people. Still, we love Nostos!
98% recommended
Greek in Washington, D.C. Area
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus
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1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,930 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Old fashioned fine dining atmosphere and service with imaginative menu -- an excellent experience.
99% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,490 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
We went for lunch and it was amazing. Great service and great atmosphere.
96% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,215 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good Vegetarian Options
This was a lovely dining experience in the Mosaic District in Merrifield/Fairfax.. The staff was very professional and nice and the food was excellent. We never once felt rushed anRead more
97% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
43 people mentioned the Dumplings

Succotash - Penn Quarter DC - Reopening Soon

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,053 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Luv'd the salmon pitcher of Bella Peach snuck'd up on me too
90% recommended
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Monocacy Crossing

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frederick
2,166 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Food was excellent and enjoyed sitting on the patio. Would definitely come back!
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,783 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
A bit on the expensive side for the Inn's four course meal and individual drinks, but everything was superb. Highly recommended for a special dinner night out.
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in Washington, D.C. Area
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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