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
770 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
6,602 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Excellent food, service, and atmosphere. A great "special occasion" experience.
99% recommended
Best Service in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart

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
6,246 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
amazing food and service! my crab claws amazing! love this place
93% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,629 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
Wonderful food, great service and comfortable environment
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
790 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Sat outside at a picnic table on a beautiful day slurping oysters and drinking cocktails. How bad could it be? Throw in happy hour pricing and ordering through my phone, you get a Read more
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
2,063 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
So welcoming and happy for the support. Our waiter Torrance went out of his way to make sure we enjoyed. The onion soup, confit de canard, and mussels were delicious. So was desserRead more
96% 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
3,408 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
An absolutely terrific dinner! My first experience in 15 months eating inside a restaurant and it was superb in every way!
100% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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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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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
2,699 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Simply wonderful restaurant - impeccable & personal service and amazing cuisine.
96% recommended
Special Occasion in Virginia - DC Suburbs
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
9,910 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
The chalets along Q street and 14th are nice albeit sometimes chilly places to eat outside with greater safety. Service attentive and friendly. Menu is necessarily fairly limited tRead more
94% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
223 people mentioned the Mushroom Tart
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Ambar Capitol Hill

$$$$·Balkan style·
Capitol Hill
3,104 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Excellent food, great way to taste different Balkan dishes.
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
2,463 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Neighborhood Gem
Highly recommend the Balkan experience for the best value - the portion sizes are pretty small however that is a non issue with the AYCE option.
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie
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Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,199 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
This is one of the best restaurants in Fredericksburg. Staff excellent and service perfect!!
99% 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
3,217 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Great food and service!!
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
1,955 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
AMAZINGLY friendly, attentive, and professional staff. Steak and apps out of this world. Absolute pleasure of a dining experience! My girlfriend made love to me because she was so Read more
92% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers

The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,583 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Love this place!
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Maryland - DC Suburbs
30 people mentioned the Short Rib
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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
1,884 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
The entire staff was lovely, food was delicious, and a beautiful setting! 10/10
93% recommended
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
860 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
The wine was half off, the food was great and plentiful and the service delightful.
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
4,079 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Anniversary ....our waiter Tony was amazing and gave us unbelievable service. He is truly an asset to the restaurant.
100% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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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
679 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Been going here for years since it opened. They have a new chef since covid so I was missing a few of the staples - snail mushroom toast/ bone marrow toast but the new offerings arRead more
96% recommended
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,143 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
great menu. best in region. great staff. my wife spilled her cocktail twice & they refilled without charging. no questions asked.
97% 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
1,729 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We sat outside and it was lovely and sanctioned off, so I felt safe.
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
3,054 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.
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,377 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Great for Lunch
Our experience was excellent. The food, outdoor atmosphere, and our server were all great. However, we were sorry to see a manager yelling at and treating staff poorly. One waiterRead more
93% recommended
Great for Lunch in District of Columbia
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Penn Quarter
3,279 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Overall my favorite steakhouse ! This place never disappoints me I love coming the service was excellent along with the meal
86% recommended
Steakhouse in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,500 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
TRIO is one of our favorite restaurants, not only because it's so close to our home but more because the food has always been excellent, and the staff/service equally so...and thisRead more
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
33 people mentioned the Short Rib
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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
1,362 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
I have been here many times and the food, atmosphere and service is always outstanding.
94% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in District of Columbia
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,422 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Fantastic menu, food and service; very affordable in a white tablecloth setting
97% recommended
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus
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1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,853 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Iconic restaurant delivers - the service level is outstanding! Everyone was friendly and helpful. Everything was delicious
98% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,272 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
This restaurant came highly recommended as a staple in Georgetown. Hands down the best italian I have had outside of an Italian household. Portions are large and fresh. My lasagna Read more
98% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,096 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies
Nice variety and love the calories to help me decide :-)
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
2,055 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
We ate outside. They were COVID conscious. The food, our waitress and the outside seating arrangement was awesome. I have never had a bad meal at Monocacy Crossing..
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,726 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We had the Spring tasting menu. The first two courses were fantastic. The main course my husband said the duck had a lack of flavor but was cooked well. We went on a Monday so wRead more
94% recommended
Contemporary American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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