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Downtown Washington DC's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews

A photo of Old Ebbitt Grill restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(24571)
$$$$
• American • Downtown
Booked 194 times today

Indoor DiningPrivate EventsCarryout - Delivery and PickupChef Salvatore FerroAround the corner from The White House

A photo of Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(7212)
$$$$
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 136 times today

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab is the culmination of a partnership between Lettuce Entertain You and Joe's Stone Crab, the legendary seafood restaurant of Miami Beach. Joe's features an extensive selection of seafood, flown in fresh daily, to complement the world's finest Florida Stone...

A photo of Elizabeth's Gone Raw restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(742)
$$$$
• Vegan • Downtown
Booked 19 times today

Elizabeth's Gone Raw offers an extraordinary dining experience every Friday and Saturday night. We merge our gorgeous venue with a prix fixe Vegan Tasting Menu at $85 per person. Each course is prepared with imagination and thoughtfulness, selecting seasonal organic products. Each dish boasts a...

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4.8
Exceptional(3847)
$$$$
• Italian • Downtown

Now Open for Lunch and Dinner!Ristorante Tosca offers the finest in contemporary northern Italian cuisine. Tosca serves Italian cuisine with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients, using a creative approach that respects the great traditions of Tuscan gastronomy. Tosca combines modern style and...

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4.8
Exceptional(3238)
$$$$
• American • Downtown

D.C's premier steakhouse with tuxedoed waiters and a 1940s Manhattan supper-club setting since 1976. Top five romantic restaurant in America (Food and Wine magazine). Live piano nightly. Complimentary valet parking. Jacket Required.

Discover Washington, D.C.

An international city with the food chops to show for it, Washington D.C. is brimming with new restaurants, coffee houses and spirited bars. And, while tablecloth dining has it’s place here (diplomats gotta eat), so does the casual yet delicious lunch spot (interns gotta eat, too). Near the Capitol, historic eateries and classic menus are favored by many. Excellent Filipino food can be found in Columbia Heights. Near Georgetown, upscale bistros and farm-to-table spots are the order of the day, and Adams Morgan is home to many international restaurants and locally owned cafes.

An international city with the food chops to show for it, Washington D.C. is brimming with new restaurants, coffee houses and spirited bars. And, while tablecloth dining has it’s place here (diplomats gotta eat), so does the casual yet delicious lunch spot (interns gotta eat, too). Near the Capitol, historic eateries and classic menus are favored by many. Excellent Filipino food can be found in Columbia Heights. Near Georgetown, upscale bistros and farm-to-table spots are the order of the day, and Adams Morgan is home to many international restaurants and locally owned cafes.

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