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 Occasion
  • Romantic
  • 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
6,684 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
The outdoor dinning was a little cold due to the wind, but the food and service was fantastic
99% recommended
Best Service 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 Occasion
  • Romantic
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
6,321 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Everything about this experience was outstanding. The food was amazing the wine was excellent and the ambience was perfect
93% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,678 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
It was my friend’s first time there. She’s a very classy lady. My mentor. She’s very picky in qualities of everything in life. Especially restaurants, their service, music, tRead more
99% recommended
French 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
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • 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
802 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Anniversary
97% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish
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Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
777 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Manalu is consistently a great place to go. Great food, great service, cheerful staff. Highly recommended.
97% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
2,079 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Fantastic meal and the staff are very friendly and inviting. Really enjoyed sitting in the patio area. Was a great experience.
97% 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
3,424 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
The food was delicious, the service impeccable and we all throughly enjoyed ourselves. I highly recommend Marcel's.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc

Montmartre

$$$$·French·
Capitol Hill
497 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • 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
2,702 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
Simply wonderful restaurant - impeccable & personal service and amazing cuisine.
97% recommended
Special Occasion in Virginia - DC Suburbs
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
10,032 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Forgot to bring out a birthday dessert for our daughter’s bday after confirming 2 times the reason for our dinner. However, food was fantastic.
95% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
223 people mentioned the Mushroom Tart
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Ambar Capitol Hill

$$$$·Balkan style·
Capitol Hill
3,136 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
This place was fantastic and had great food and drinks!
98% recommended
Best Value in Washington, D.C. Area
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe
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The Conche

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Washington DC
661 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • 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 Occasion
  • 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
2,493 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Neighborhood Gem
Definitely get the Ambar Experience!! It is worth it because you get to try a bit of everything. I would also recommend taking your server's recommendations, they know best ;) ThisRead more
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie
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Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,246 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Downtown location, excellent food preparations, wine list extensive but generally $50 plus range. Service professionally done
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
3,251 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
It was my daughter’s birthday. They made sure she had a great time. I’m very appreciative of Eddie V’s.
97% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,972 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
went for birthday - best steaks in DC
92% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers

The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,604 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Love this place!
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Maryland - DC Suburbs
30 people mentioned the Short Rib

Rasika

$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
8,652 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • 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
1,909 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
First time dining here since Covid, had been pining to dine on the patio. Gracious service, beautiful setting, tables spaced perfectly -I felt very safe. Prepare to keep your mask Read more
92% recommended
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
881 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
Excellent food!
97% recommended
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
14 people mentioned the French Toast
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Greenhouse at the Jefferson Hotel Washington DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
646 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for 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
4,097 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Perfect place to celebrate my husband 60th birthday. We had outstanding service from L.C. We had the cold seafood platter very good and good value to followed by ribeye with soy sRead more
100% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mirabelle - Washington, DC

$$$$·French American·
Downtown
726 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • 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
693 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent meatloaf with a nice large portion - specialty on Tuesday. Beer menu great also. Varied menu with a lot of great looking choices.
97% recommended
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,169 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Great meal and wine selections. Their wine list always has wonderful choices and the food was perfect as usual.
96% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
79 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Del Ray Cafe

$$$$·French·
Alexandria
907 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
Our favorite restaurant and the best people! Thanks for staying open.
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,554 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Amazing place. Historic atmosphere, great food, helpful service, and a wonderful sommelier named John. We also stayed overnight in the School House, their additional property nexRead more
97% recommended
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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Acqua Al 2

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill
3,545 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Great as always
95% recommended
131 people mentioned the Pasta Sampler
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L'Auberge Provencale

$$$$·French American·
Boyce
356 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • 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
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
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
1,756 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Service is always efficient and not rushed. Food delicious.
98% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew
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The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,069 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
My wife and I was very pleased and satisfied with our dining experience. It was our anniversary and the staff did a great job making our evening feel special.
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,392 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Great for Lunch
Everything was excellent from service to food. I used to work in the food service industry and I was just impressed by it all. Kudos to the staff for making my experience worthwhilRead more
94% recommended
Great for Lunch in District of Columbia
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Penn Quarter
3,323 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
The food was excellent, the service was exceptional and the drinks were delightful.
87% recommended
Steakhouse in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,514 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
We had a great experience. Our waitress was very polite and fun. The food was fantastic from the appetizers to dessert. I totally recommend Trio Grill to anyone that wants a niceRead more
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
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
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
1,375 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Salvatore was great, had great suggestions and was super polite and friendly. Felt safe dinning inside during the pandemic, there was plenty of space between tables.
93% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in District of Columbia
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,441 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
It's Lavraki season so it's a must-try. Sesame crusted feta with red pepper sorbet is delicious. And their orange cake is heavenly!
98% recommended
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,879 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
It was for my birthday, the service was perfect in every aspect. Both myself and my partner was extremely satisfied. Every detail was attended to.
99% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,340 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
wonderful food fabulous service love the atmosphere the wine was excellent and the after dinner drink very special
98% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,123 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies
Our server, Samuel Norman, was the best part of the dining experience. He made the experience memorable. Food is always delicious. Really enjoyed the new spring rolls and sav blanRead more
94% 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 Occasion
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
2,081 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Get together with good friends for drinks and dinner on the patio. Love the long list of snacks and appetizers, as well as specials. Dinner was superb!
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,748 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Excellent food and service. The 4 courses is a lot of food.
94% recommended
Contemporary American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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Mokomandy

$$$$·American·
Sterling
2,234 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood 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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