Are you planning a trip to Washington D.C. in the near future? If so and this is your first time visiting the nation’s capital you may be wondering where the best places to eat might be. There are quite a few excellent eateries and restaurants in the city but there are ten that stand out and come the most highly recommended by locals and travelers as well. Here are the ten best restaurants in DC
Fiola is a an Italian restaurant in DC that requires a call in advance and reservations to make sure that you get a table. It’s an expensive eatery featuring high end serving in a rustic setting with authentic Italian cuisine in a modern and upscale space. The cocktails are amazing and so is the wine. The restaurant is favored for its great service excellent food and the exquisite ambiance. It’s rated at a 4.5 out of 5 for excellence.
Marcel’s by Robert Wiedmaier
Marcels is an elegant Belgian restaurant in DC offering French-Belgian fair with a fixed price menu. Selections are provided by Chef Wiedmaier in this upscale and elegant restaurant. The prices are high but the food is excellent and so is the service. Outdoor seating is also available and it gets a remarkable 4.6 out of 5 rating from guests.
This restaurant is moderately priced and it specializes in serving American Fare. Space is located in a renovated Federal house and it offers a refined environment and plates that follow suit. This is an upscale establishment and reservations are required. It’s recommended that you book in advance to secure a table. This is rated with a 4.5 and it is considered to be one of the best upscale restaurants in all of DC.
This restaurant specializes in serving classic French cuisine. The ambiance is trendy and amazing with a zinc bar, tile floors, and a sidewalk cafe. The food is absolutely delicious and the prices are moderate. Le Diplomate also serves happy hour food and drinks and late night meals. it gets a rating of 4.6 out of a possible five and comes with high recommendations.
Jaleo is a Spanish restaurant that serves authentic tapas, paella and some of the most amazing sangria around. It’s a vibrant and artsy space that draws a regular crowd of fans to enjoy its late-night meal offerings along with happy hour food and drinks. Jaleo gets a 4.3 out of a possible 5 stars for offering an excellent value for the experience.
Komi is an upscale Greek restaurant that serves American and Mediterranean fare. It offers one of the best and most extensive menus in town. The environment is intimate and cozy and the dessert is out of this world. The environment is rather understated but the food is amazing and the presentations on the plate are lovely. This is an expensive eatery but it’s worth every penny of the price. Komi gets a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Little Serow is an upscale restaurant in DC that offers healthy options and small plates. Space is dark and intimate and it makes an ideal place for a romantic dinner for two. They specialize in Northern Thailand cuisine with very flavorful food. The price is moderate and the service is excellent. Guests rate this restaurant with a 4.6 out of a possible 5 stars.
Del Mar de Fabio Trabocchi
This restaurant specializes in Spanish cuisine. The environment is a lovely Spanish villa style on the waterfront. Outdoor seating is available as well as healthy options and amazing Basque tapas, grills, wine, and sangria. Guests give this venue a 4.4 rating.
Logan Tavern is a reasonably priced eatery that has the environment of a modern tavern. They offer an excellent Sunday brunch and serve American fare. Reservations are required because of the popularity of this venue. They serve late night and happy hour food. They get a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from guests.
Rose’s Luxury is a moderately priced restaurant serving eclectic new American fare. The environment is cozy and intimate n a converted townhouse. The bar is located upstairs. They offer outdoor seating and delicious comfort food. Guests give Rose’s Luxury a 4.7 out of 5.