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

A photo of Elizabeth's Gone Raw restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(665)
$$$$
• Vegan • Downtown
Booked 9 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...

A photo of BLT Prime by David Burke restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2025)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Downtown
Booked 20 times today

BLT Prime showcases contemporary steakhouse fare with inspiring ingredients and modern accents. Our menu features our classic collection of steaks, alongside a generous selection of fresh seafood, signature salad highlighting local ingredients. Our award-winning wine list features both New and Old...

A photo of Lafayette Restaurant restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1271)
$$$$
• American • Downtown
Booked 33 times today

Washington’s destination for power dining, the Lafayette Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, & dinner. With large windows opening onto Lafayette park & the White House, this sun-lit dining room is one of the most elegant settings in the capital & is certain to complement any dining experience.

A photo of Bombay Club restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(4563)
$$$$
• Indian • Downtown
Booked 11 times today

The Bombay Club emulates characteristics of the old clubs of India. The elegant environment with pale pastels, ceiling fans, and a profusion of greenery is designed to create a warm and inviting gathering place for relaxation and regeneration. The cuisine is the finest of India, utilizing only...

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4.8
Exceptional(1956)
$$$$
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 55 times today

Centrolina is an Italian restaurant and market, locally owned and operated by Chef Amy Brandwein, set in Washington’s CityCenterDC development. The Osteria showcases a seasonally driven menu of authentic and innovative Italian dishes offered for lunch and dinner. Chef Brandwein's menu is inspired...

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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