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A photo of The Prime Rib restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3210)
$$$$
• American • Downtown
Booked 6 times today

D.C's premier steakhouse with tuxedoed waiters and a 1940s Manhattan supper-club setting since 1976. Top five romantic restaurant in America (Food and Wine magazine). Live piano nightly. Complimentary valet parking.

A photo of Lafayette Restaurant restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1203)
$$$$
• American • Downtown

Washington’s destination for power dining, the Lafayette Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, & dinner. With large windows opening onto Lafayette park & the White House, this sun-lit dining room is one of the most elegant settings in the capital & is certain to complement any dining...

A photo of Modena restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(215)
$$$$
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 8 times today

Modena presents Italian-inspired cuisine that takes heavy cues from seasonal and regionally sourced ingredients. Modena balances classic cuisine with a modern approach, all enhanced by Chef John Melfi’s passionate and creative touch.We've added partially enclosed tents complete with heat to...

A photo of Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar - Washington D.C. restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(979)
$$$$
• Peruvian • Downtown

Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar adds a modern twist to Peruvian cuisine. Inspired by Peru’s top eateries, the new DC outpost serves up bold-flavored dishes, unique cocktails and a vast selection of local and international beers.Situated in the bustling and vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood, Pisco...

A photo of Bombay Club restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(4500)
$$$$
• Indian • Downtown
Booked 1 time today

The Bombay Club emulates characteristics of the old clubs of India. The elegant environment with pale pastels, ceiling fans, and a profusion of greenery is designed to create a warm and inviting gathering place for relaxation and regeneration. The cuisine is the finest of India, utilizing only...

A photo of BLT Prime by David Burke restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1923)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Downtown
Booked 9 times today

BLT Prime showcases contemporary steakhouse fare with inspiring ingredients and modern accents. Our menu features our classic collection of steaks, alongside a generous selection of fresh seafood, signature salad highlighting local ingredients. Our award-winning wine list features both New and Old...

A photo of Old Ebbitt Grill restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(23802)
$$$$
• American • Downtown
Booked 31 times today

NOW OPEN: Carryout - Delivery and PickupMask UsageWe know it is no fun to wear a mask while enjoying a night out, but our staff's safety is no laughing matter.We require all guests to wear a mask while moving about the restaurant, and when speaking to Clyde's employees.Masks have been a hot topic,...

A photo of Kellari Taverna restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2630)
$$$$
• Greek • Downtown

"The dining experience should be sharing appetizers so that everybody can get to taste different flavors and textures " Chef Gregory Zapantis."Many people ask me if this is Greek Cuisine , and I don’t know what to compare it to, either to Greek cuisine of 1962 or 2009, but my answer is a seafood...

A photo of Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(6053)
$$$$
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 39 times today

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab is the culmination of a partnership between Lettuce Entertain You and Joe's Stone Crab, the legendary seafood restaurant of Miami Beach. Joe's features an extensive selection of seafood, flown in fresh daily, to complement the world's finest Florida Stone...

A photo of Ocean Prime - Washington D.C. restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2113)
$$$$
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 16 times today

Ocean Prime is a nationally acclaimed, modern American restaurant & lounge from the award-winning Cameron Mitchell Restaurants. There is a warm & vibrant energy, stunning settings, an impressive menu of seafood & steaks, and genuine hospitality making Ocean Prime the ideal place to socialize, talk...

A photo of Centrolina restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1755)
$$$$
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 11 times today

Centrolina is an Italian restaurant and market, locally owned and operated by Chef Amy Brandwein, set in Washington’s new CityCenterDC development. The Osteria showcases a seasonal, daily changing menu of authentic and innovative Italian dishes offered for lunch and dinner daily. Chef Brandwein's...

A photo of Rare Steakhouse - Washington DC restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(552)
$$$$
• Steakhouse • Downtown
Booked 5 times today

Centrally located in downtown Washington DC, RARE Steakhouse and Tavern (RARE) is a one-of-a-kind fine dining concept that brings together the best qualities of world-class dining venues with USDA prime, dry-aged steaks, exquisite wines and first-class service bolstered with Midwestern charm....

A photo of The Park at 14th restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(759)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Downtown
Booked 85 times today

The Park at 14th is a restaurant, lounge, and event venue on four floors overlooking Franklin Square in Downtown D.C. Offering a sense of timeless elegance, beautiful views, and a warm and welcoming interior, The Park at 14th is the perfect place dining, socializing, and hosting your next event....

A photo of Taberna del Alabardero restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2584)
$$$$
• Traditional Spanish • Downtown
Booked 5 times today

This piece of Spain, just steps from The White House, will transport you to an elegant and royal atmosphere surrounded by friendly faces, an engaging menu and world-renowned wines.Taberna Del Alabardero opened its doors in 1989, becoming the first Spanish restaurant in DC, and this year celebrates...

A photo of Tortino restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1289)
$$$$
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 3 times today

Executive Chef and owner Noé Canales welcomes you to experience his vision of contemporary Italian cuisine in his lovely new neighborhood restaurant designed to transport you to a trattoria in Tuscany.

Discover Washington, D.C.

An international city with the food chops to show for it, Washington D.C. is brimming with new restaurants, coffee houses and spirited bars. And, while tablecloth dining has it’s place here (diplomats gotta eat), so does the casual yet delicious lunch spot (interns gotta eat, too). Near the Capitol, historic eateries and classic menus are favored by many. Excellent Filipino food can be found in Columbia Heights. Near Georgetown, upscale bistros and farm-to-table spots are the order of the day, and Adams Morgan is home to many international restaurants and locally owned cafes.

An international city with the food chops to show for it, Washington D.C. is brimming with new restaurants, coffee houses and spirited bars. And, while tablecloth dining has it’s place here (diplomats gotta eat), so does the casual yet delicious lunch spot (interns gotta eat, too). Near the Capitol, historic eateries and classic menus are favored by many. Excellent Filipino food can be found in Columbia Heights. Near Georgetown, upscale bistros and farm-to-table spots are the order of the day, and Adams Morgan is home to many international restaurants and locally owned cafes.

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