50 Washington DC Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

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.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:L'Auberge Chez Francois, Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC, Bistro L'Hermitage
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:French, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Great Falls, Downtown, Woodbridge
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

L'Auberge Chez Francois

$$$$·French·
Great Falls
7,084 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fantastic Experience In Every Respect! Atmosphere, food and especially the service. From entrance to exit L'Auberge Chez Francois delivered the experience that sets the high-bar foRead more
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
6,936 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Patrick was our server on 10/18/21…..wonderful attitude, extremely friendly and went out of his way to accommodate my dietary needs……a true asset to your restaurant!
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
Table for 2 today

Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,940 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
Beautiful restaurant with great food and service. Gracious hospitality. Wonderful place to build lasting memories with good friends and family.
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
53 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

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
1 people mentioned the Red Wine
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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

$$$$·Seafood·
Logan Circle
903 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Had a wonderful birthday dinner at Pearl Dive Oyster Palace. Both the food and service were amazing! The cocktail menu has something for everyone, Every course was delicious, froRead more
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish
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Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
827 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
In our first time back since the pandemic, the food was great as was the service. Marco, the owner, stopped by to check in and was interested in our experience and grateful for ourRead more
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
2,203 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Was a wonderful birthday celebration for my husband! Excellent food excellent service and champagne complement complements of the house! Merci!
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
3,447 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Birthday Dinner Our 1st time dining at Marcel’s since shortly before the pandemic. It was lovely to be back. The refined food is the reason for coming but the service and ambience Read more
Best Service in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Montmartre

$$$$·French·
Capitol Hill
497 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Food and service are always lovely. A nice treat out!
7 people mentioned the Octopus Appetizer
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Cafe Renaissance

$$$$·French·
Vienna
2,750 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Cafe Renaissance is unique. The service is first rate. The owner, himself makes certain that you are satisfied with all of your food and drink choices. And the food is excellent anRead more
French in Washington, D.C. Area
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee
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Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
10,898 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Le Diplomate always delivers! Great food and service.
French in Washington, D.C. Area
223 people mentioned the Mushroom Tart
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Ambar Capitol Hill

$$$$·Balkan style·
Capitol Hill
3,469 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Brunch
Excellent experience. You can’t beat the value for the quality and amount of food during the lunch special. Could have a bit faster service in terms of checking up on the table, buRead more
Most Booked in District of Columbia
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe

Ambar - Arlington

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Arlington
2,766 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
We visited for restaurant week and our waitress was super helpful and informative about menu items and best deals. Food was very tasty and arrived quickly.
Most Booked in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie

Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,626 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Overall a great dinner in celebration of my birthday. We had an appetizer but can remember the name. It’s was good though. I will say the mushrooms were a little too garlicky for mRead more
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Truffle Mac

Eddie V's - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Seafood·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,520 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Food was good, but the service was a little slow. On Monday night every table was full with families, groups, and couples. The waitress asked when we were seated if we had time resRead more
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster

BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,074 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Spectacular place to dine!!!
Best Ambiance in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers

The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,801 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Exceptional wine and food! Friendly staff- my favorite place in Frederick Maryland! Love it!
American in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Iron Gate

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
2,071 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
John was amazing. Did the tasting and wine pairing menu. Everything was perfectly curated and delicious. Perfect date night spot and can’t miss restaurant if you’re visiting DC!
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
1,003 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Val and Kenny the bartenders were beyond phenomenal! The server and food was also amazing! We will be back!
American in Washington, D.C. Area
14 people mentioned the French Toast
Table for 2 today

The Greenhouse at The Jefferson, DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
668 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
I had my fiancés birthday experience here and it was lovely! Wonderful food and service!
Best Ambiance in Washington, D.C. Area
11 people mentioned the High Tea

The Capital Grille - Washington DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Capitol Hill
4,196 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Birthdays
It was a pleasant night to eat outside. Service from our waitress was attentive and excellent overall. Food was very good, with generous portions. I had the filet mignon, which wasRead more
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Il Piatto

$$$$·Italian·
Washington DC
8 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Green Pig Bistro

$$$$·American·
Arlington
899 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We sat outside so my noise evaluation was not for the inside of the restaurant which was much louder. Our server was wonderful with my 11 year old granddaughter whose birthday we Read more
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,342 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Wow. Service was top notch from the moment we stepped in. Wait staff was friendly helpful and gracious. From starter to dessert our meals were stellar.
American in Washington, D.C. Area
79 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Del Ray Cafe

$$$$·French·
Alexandria
908 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
Wonderful lunch, as always. The gnocchi with clams and butternut squash was delicious. Servers are friendly and professional. I ❤️ Del Ray Café!!!
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,547 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
  • Romantic
Our 25th anniversary
Best Food in Washington, D.C. Area
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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L'Auberge Provencale

$$$$·French American·
Boyce
347 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Idyllic setting, wonderful food, superior service!! Couldn’t be better than this!!
4 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef
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Et Voila

$$$$·French·
Palisades Northwest
2,074 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food and service
French in District of Columbia
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,194 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Notable Wine List
It was a wonderful meal, service was impeccable, as usual, and it was exactly what I wanted for my birthday celebration. It’s nice to know you can always count on The Capitol GrillRead more
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,519 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Birthdays
My husband said he said it was the best steak he had ever had (and he has had many! Thanks for a great evening.
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steak·
Penn Quarter
3,685 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Husbands birthday
Steak in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake

TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,668 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Elegant dining, sumptuous cuisine and great atmosphere.
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
33 people mentioned the Short Rib

Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,464 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
Good good. Excellent service.
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta

Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,591 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
great dinner under the outside tent.
Greek in Washington, D.C. Area
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,910 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great meal in wonderful atmosphere
American in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
Table for 2 today

Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,604 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
Amazing food , great service , and they even added a candle to my dessert for our anniversary.
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
Table for 2 today

True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,371 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Excellent food and great service!
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
43 people mentioned the Dumplings

Succotash PRIME

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,113 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Comfort Food
  • Fit for Foodies
The food was delicious. The atmosphere was sophisticated yet comfortable and hip. The staff was too notch. They were sincere and accommodating. They anticipated our needs and were Read more
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Monocacy Crossing

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frederick
2,301 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Our server was FABULOUS - I think her name was Alexa. Enthusiastic and offering ideas. We requested a drink that couldn't be made because they did not have one of the ingredients aRead more
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,766 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
We had an amazing meal. The food was incredible and Mason our server, was extremely knowledgeable, brought some fun to the table with his expertise mixed in. The ambiance and histoRead more
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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