Upscale Restaurants in Washington, D.C.

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Upscale Restaurants in Washington, D.C.

Restaurants Overview
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Cuisine
Location
 
2941 Restaurant
Soaring ceilings, a woodsy lakeside location, and a koi pond make...

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American: Modern American
Suburban Virginia
 
Art and Soul
Best known as Oprah's longtime personal chef, Art Smith is now...

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American: Modern American
Capitol Hill
 
Ashby Inn
If there's a recipe for a perfect country inn, Chef Tarver King...

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American
Suburban Virginia
 
Bandolero
Rock-star chef Mike Isabella's cuisine is not for the cautious...
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Mexican: Modern Mexican
Georgetown
 
Bethesda Crab House
This modest, noisy, ultracasual restaurant is the best place...
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Seafood
Suburban Maryland
 
Bistro Bis
A zinc bar, spacious brown-leather booths, and a glass-front...

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French
Capitol Hill
 
Bistro Fran├žais
Washington's chefs head to Bistro Fran├žais for minute steak with...

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French
Georgetown
 
Bistrot Lepic
Relaxed and upbeat, with bright yellow walls and colorful paintings...

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French
Upper Northwest
 
Black Salt
Just beyond Georgetown in the residential neighborhood of Palisades...

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Seafood
Upper Northwest
 
Blue Duck Tavern
Many chefs are fond of artisanal and local ingredients. Chef...

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American: Modern American
The White House Area and Foggy Bottom
 
Brasserie Beck
Give in to sensory overload at this homage to the railway dining...

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Belgian
Downtown
 
Cashion's Eat Place
Walls are hung with family photos, and tables are jammed with...

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American
Adams Morgan
 
Caucus Room
Once jointly owned by a Democratic super-lobbyist and a former...
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European
Downtown
 
Central Michel Richard
French powerhouse chef Michel Richard has set up camp Downtown...

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French
Downtown
 
Cuba Libre
The mascot of Philadelphia import Guillermo Pernot's rollicking...

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Latin American
Chinatown
 
DC Coast
Chef Jeff Tunks's menu at this sophisticated Downtown spot brings...

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Seafood
Downtown
 
Equinox
Virginia-born chef-owner Todd Gray looks to area purveyors for...

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American
Downtown
 
Estadio
The name of this polished palace means "stadium," and its gorgeously...

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Spanish
Logan Circle
 
Fyve Restaurant Lounge
Chefs may cycle in and out as often as guests breeze through...

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American: Modern American
Suburban Virginia
 
Johnny's Half Shell
On the Senate side of the Capitol, this eatery's Southern-tinged...

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American: Southern
Capitol Hill
 
Kaz Sushi Bistro
Traditional Japanese cooking is combined with often inspired...

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Japanese
Downtown
 
Mintwood Place
Visitors to D.C. from more cosmopolitan confines tend to scoff...
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French
Adams Morgan
 
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace
Chef Jeff Black does serve a po'boy at his dazzlingly decorated...
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American: Creole
U Street Corridor
 
Poste Moderne Brasserie
Inside the trendy Hotel Monaco, Poste woos diners with a towering...

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American: Modern American
Chinatown
 
Posto
Now that the Obama administration has anointed this breezy, classic...

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Italian
Logan Circle
 
Ray's The Steaks
Washington foodies know Ray's owner Michael Landrum as a mercurial...
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Steakhouse
Suburban Virginia
 
Tabard Inn
Fading portraits and overstuffed furniture make the lobby lounge...
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American: Modern American
Dupont Circle
 
Taberna del Alabardero
A lovely formal dining room, skillful service, and sophisticated...

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Spanish
Downtown
 
Tosca
Chef Cesare Lanfranconi spent several years in the kitchen at...

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Italian
Downtown
 
Westend Bistro
Eric Ripert, the chef of New York City's award-winning restaurant...

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American: Modern American
The White House Area and Foggy Bottom
 
Zengo
Asian-Latin fusion may not sound like a winning idea, but it...

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International
Chinatown
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