Washington, D.C. Restaurants

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  • 1. Blue Duck Tavern

    $$$$ | Foggy Bottom | American

    Many chefs are fond of artisanal and local ingredients. Chef Ryan LaRoche is so committed to the cause that fixings are often strewn across...Read More

  • 2. Fiola

    $$$$ | Penn Quarter | Italian

    Washington foodies wept when Fabio Trabocchi took his Italian talents to the beloved Fiamma in New York City, but he soon returned to the District...Read More

  • 3. Komi

    $$$$ | Dupont Circle | American

    Johnny Monis, the young, energetic chef-owner of this small, personal restaurant, offers one of the most adventurous dining experiences in the...Read More

  • 4. Nora

    $$$$ | Dupont Circle | American

    Chef and founder Nora Pouillon helped pioneer the sustainable-food revolution with the first certified organic restaurant in the country, and...Read More

  • 5. 1789 Restaurant

    $$$$ | Georgetown | American

    This dining room with Early American paintings and a fireplace could easily be a room in the White House. But all the gentility of this 19th...Read More

  • 6. Le Diplomate

    $$$$ | U Street | French

    Even award-winning chef-and-owner Stephen Starr was surprised by how revered his first D.C.-area concept became within days of its opening....Read More

  • 7. Little Serow

    $$$$ | Dupont Circle | Thai

    Remember the last time a quirky new musical group or movie seemed to take over the world, racking up fans despite being more than a little,...Read More

  • 8. Marcel's

    $$$$ | Foggy Bottom | Belgian

    Chef Robert Wiedmaier trained in the Netherlands and Belgium, and in this, his first solo venture, his French-inspired Belgian cooking focuses...Read More

  • 9. Minibar

    $$$$ | Chinatown | Contemporary

    Once a legendarily hard-to-reserve spinoff in the back of a bigger sibling, this critically beloved experimental laboratory of super-chef José...Read More

  • 10. Obelisk

    $$$$ | Dupont Circle | Italian

    You won't find the menu online or much buzz among locals, but this Italian stalwart has maintained a pull on special-occasion diners for nearly...Read More

  • 11. Osteria Morini

    $$$$ | Italian

    This stylish design and superlative pastas of this take on regional Emilia-Romagna fare (think crostini, rich ragus, and wood-grilled meat)...Read More

  • 12. Wolfgang Puck's The Source

    $$$$ | Downtown | Asian

    Iconic chef Puck's first foray into Washington, D.C., provides diners with two alternate experiences. The downstairs area is home to an intimate...Read More

  • 13. Citronelle

    $$$$ | Georgetown | French

    See all the action in the glass-front kitchen at chef Michel Richard's flagship California-French restaurant. Appetizers might include foie...Read More

  • 14. Caf Atlntico

    $$$$ | Chinatown | Latin American

    The menu is always exciting at this nuevo Latino restaurant with friendly service. Conch fritters come with tiny avocado ravioli, and scallops...Read More

  • 15. Café MoZU

    $$$$ | Downtown | Asian

    amp;lt;QUERY> Should this property remain omitted? Yes – it is still closed, not sure when the expected reopening will be final yet ...Read More

  • 16. CityZen

    $$$$ | Downtown | American

    The Mandarin Oriental Hotel's rarefied dining room has fast become a destination for those serious about food. In a glowing space with soaring...Read More

  • 17. Palena

    $$$$ | Cleveland Park | American

    Chef Frank Ruta opened this French- and Italian-influenced local legend after working in the White House kitchens under both GOP and Democratic...Read More

  • 18. Vidalia

    $$$$ | Dupont Circle | American

    There's a lot more to chef Jeffrey Buben's distinguished restaurant than the sweet Vidalia onion, which is a specialty in season. Inspired by...Read More

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