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
6,984 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Definitely a very romantic place to celebrate your anniversary. The food, ambience, and service is top notch. I will surely come back to try the other items in the prix-fixe menu!
99% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart
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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
6,693 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food and wine, excellent service from Jonathan.
97% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,886 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
Amazing food and atmosphere. Perfect for date night/anniversary and everything in between
99% recommended
Best Food 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
854 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Pearl Dive oystet is great! Food is really wonderful!
88% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish

Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
798 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Groups
Superb experience! Everything the birthday girl wanted and more! Danielle, our server, was so kind and thoughtful and made excellent recommendations. The food was phenomenal! We wiRead more
100% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
2,147 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Lovely patio and good food
94% 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
3,481 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Second time here and the food is always high quality and the service (Vinny is our waiter) is impeccable!
95% recommended
Best Overall 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!
97% recommended
7 people mentioned the Octopus Appetizer
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Cafe Renaissance

$$$$·French·
Vienna
2,744 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had two kinds of veal… both outstanding. Vegetables were very appealing.
100% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
10,590 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
We went to lunch to celebrates my husband’s birthday, all the food was delicious. From the beginning with the delicious bread until the end!! We will come back every time that we Read more
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
3,334 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Good for Groups
Food was good. Tried the Ambar experience where you to eat anything on the menu and everything I had was good. Also had the option to opt in for the unlimited cocktails. They use cRead more
98% recommended
Best Value in Washington, D.C. Area
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe

Ambar - Arlington

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Arlington
2,655 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for Groups
Amazing food as usual ! Very flavorful and great margaritas !
92% recommended
Most Booked in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie

Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,464 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Excellent menu and wait staff truly the best Fredericksburg has to offer.
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Truffle Mac

Eddie V's - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Seafood·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,412 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Great service - allowed us to order off the dinner menu for one of our party. Great wine recommendation and checked on us frequently enough. Food was incredibly yummy - got the CRead more
96% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster

BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,029 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Celebrated our anniversary with friends. Everything was wonderful
89% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers
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The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,732 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent food and excellent service. We will definitely be eating here again!
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Maryland - DC Suburbs
30 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Iron Gate

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
2,019 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
One of our favorite spots :))
92% recommended
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
950 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
I dropped in for lunch -- the food and service were both great. I had the blackened chicken mango salad -- it was excellent!
99% recommended
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
14 people mentioned the French Toast

The Greenhouse at The Jefferson, DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
657 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
We were so glad to be back to the Greenhouse after being away during the Pandemic. Luckily it continued to have the same quality, service and ambiance.
90% recommended
11 people mentioned the High Tea
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The Capital Grille - Washington DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Capitol Hill
4,169 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Romantic
Cap Grille serves up excellent food and a group of the most professional waiters you will find in DC, on a par with the iconic restaurants in NYC. Always special.
100% recommended
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
823 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Delicious and fun! Avocado toast and veggie stuffed waffle and blueberry peach pie were all great.
92% recommended
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,301 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Delicious lunch with friends - excellent service. Nice menu and tasty food. Sensational desserts. Great place for an upscale lunch that was reasonably priced.
94% recommended
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!!!
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,568 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
This was our 1st visit & it will not be our last. Next time we'll definitely bring friends. Our salad, appetizer & entrees were simply amazing. I don't write reviews but couldn'Read more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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L'Auberge Provencale

$$$$·French American·
Boyce
351 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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Et Voila

$$$$·French·
Palisades Northwest
1,953 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Food as always was superb, cocktails were perfection, and wine list manifique! No wonder even at 7pm on a warm Wednesday evening the tables were full.
98% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in District of Columbia
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,139 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
We had an awesome time at the restaurant. Waitress was great, food was amazing and the ambiance is what you would expect of a high class restaurant. Will definitely go again!
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,475 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Jose was great. Came for anniversary and overal Experience was wonderful.
98% recommended
Steakhouse in District of Columbia
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steak·
Penn Quarter
3,552 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great experience, food was amazing. Lance was our server, he was professional and Tentative to our needs. Great atmosphere. Definitely will be back.
93% recommended
Steak in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake

TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,592 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Had a great first time experience here! The staff are so kind and accommodating. My date really enjoyed the ambiance here too. Food was delicious.
93% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
33 people mentioned the Short Rib

Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,428 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Brunch was incredible and our server Ivan was outstanding!!!
90% recommended
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta

Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,543 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Never a disappointment. Absolutely amazing
98% recommended
Greek in Washington, D.C. Area
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus
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1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,957 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Wonderful time here with family great service great food excellent ambience
95% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,582 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Authentic
This was the third or fourth time eating here. FABULOUS!!! Everything tasted Great. Coming back again on our last day of our vacation, Friday.
95% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,287 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good Vegetarian Options
We had a great time and the food was wonderful!
96% recommended
Healthy in Virginia - DC Suburbs
43 people mentioned the Dumplings

Succotash - Penn Quarter DC - Reopening Soon

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,054 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
2,245 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
The food and the service were both great. It was our first visit to this restaurant and everyone in our party commented on how much they enjoyed their food.
97% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake
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The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,795 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Excellent 4 course dinner with attentive service! Lovely patio setting.
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Virginia - DC Suburbs
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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