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Top Restaurants in District of Columbia

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JustLuxe presents some of the top restaurants in District of Columbia, each acclaimed for its cuisine, featured chef and brilliant style.

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THE TOP RESTAURANTS IN DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

RASIKA

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CUISINE
Indian
NEIGHBORHOOD
Penn Quarter
ADDRESS
633 D Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004
Price $$$
DESCRIPTION
Rasika is a modern Indian Cuisine restaurant showcasing Tawa (Griddle), Sigri (open Barbeque), Tandoori and regional dishes.
We have a temperature controlled wine cellar, offer small plates and a modern lounge....
 

ZAYTINYA

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CUISINE
Mediterranean
NEIGHBORHOOD
Penn Quarter
ADDRESS
701 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Price $$$
DESCRIPTION
Under the direction of renowned chef Jos?© Andr?©s, Zaytinya offers an innovative mezze menu inspired by Turkish, Greek and Lebanese cuisines served up in a sleek and modern setting. Shared small plates, creative cocktails and unique Mediterranean...
 

CENTRAL MICHEL RICHARD

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CUISINE
American
NEIGHBORHOOD
Penn Quarter
ADDRESS
1001 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20004
Price $$$
DESCRIPTION
Michel Richard's modern American brasserie,and winner of the 2008 James Beard award for best new restaurant is located on Penn. Ave NW between the White House and the Capitol. We serve Michel's tribute to great American cuisine, both modern and...
 

JALEO DC

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CUISINE
Spanish
NEIGHBORHOOD
Penn Quarter
ADDRESS
480 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20004
Price $$$
DESCRIPTION
Jaleo brings alive the spirit and flavors of Spain with a menu reflecting the rich regional diversity of classical and contemporary Spanish cuisine, under the direction of renowned chef Jos?© Andr?©s. Jaleo offers an impressive assortment of tapas,...
 

FOUNDING FARMERS - DC

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CUISINE
American
NEIGHBORHOOD
Foggy Bottom
ADDRESS
1924 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20006
Price $$$
DESCRIPTION
Founding Farmers, the Greenest Restaurant in DC, offers fresh Farm-to-Table, sustainable, American inspired true food and drink.  Our menus include classic dishes made from scratch, inspired by the heartland with sustainably farmed products, with...
 

RASIKA WEST END

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CUISINE
Contemporary Indian
NEIGHBORHOOD
West End
ADDRESS
1190 New Hampshire Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20037
Price $$$
DESCRIPTION
Rasika, which is derived from Sanskrit meaning "flavors,‚?? is the award-winning modern Indian restaurant owned by Ashok Bajaj. Leading the kitchen is Group Executive Chef Vikram Sunderam, a 2012 nominee for Best Chef Mid-Atlantic from the James...
 

OLD EBBITT GRILL

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CUISINE
American
NEIGHBORHOOD
Downtown
ADDRESS
675 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005
Price $$
DESCRIPTION
Established in 1856, Old Ebbitt Grill is the oldest dining saloon in Washington, DC. Across from the White House, Old Ebbitt serves American Cuisine, and offers the largest selection of oysters in DC. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and...
 

OYAMEL

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CUISINE
Mexican
NEIGHBORHOOD
Penn Quarter
ADDRESS
401 7th Street N.W., Washington, DC 20004
Price $$
DESCRIPTION
Oyamel Cocina Mexicana combines Mexico‚??s rich regional culinary traditions with modern urban fare. Guests experience an array of antijitos‚??traditional Mexican snack or small plates‚??along with authentic tacos, ceviches and an impressive...
 

DISTRICT COMMONS

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CUISINE
Contemporary American
NEIGHBORHOOD
Foggy Bottom
ADDRESS
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037
Price $$
DESCRIPTION
Located on bustling Washington Circle in the West End, District Commons is anchored by a monumental raw bar and an open hearth oven for flatbreads and savory tarts. A 'Pig Board' of ham and biscuits will showcase a selection of America's finest...
 

THE HAMILTON

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CUISINE
American
NEIGHBORHOOD
Downtown
ADDRESS
600 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005
Price $$
DESCRIPTION
A Higher End‚?¶




DINING EXPERIENCE: Open for lunch, dinner and late-night dining, The Hamilton is the meeting place in DC. Sushi, charcuterie, and seasonal & regional American fare. Sophisticated cocktails. Wine from...
 

MARCEL'S BY ROBERT WIEDMAIER

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CUISINE
French
NEIGHBORHOOD
Foggy Bottom
ADDRESS
2401 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC 20037
Price $$$$
DESCRIPTION
Since 1999, Chef Wiedmaier infuses his Belgian heritage into Marcel's elegant haute French flagship restaurant. Regularly topping the best-of-lists in the nation's capital, in 2011 and 2012, it was rated the top restaurant for food by Zagat as well...
 

THE CAPITAL GRILLE - WASHINGTON DC

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CUISINE
Steakhouse
NEIGHBORHOOD
Capitol Hill
ADDRESS
601 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20004
Price $$$$
DESCRIPTION
You are cordially invited to join us for an evening or afternoon of relaxed elegance and exceptional cuisine. Our impressive menu of nationally renowned dry aged steaks and the freshest of seafood will ignite your culinary imagination as our...
 

THE PRIME RIB

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CUISINE
American
NEIGHBORHOOD
Downtown
ADDRESS
2020 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006
Price $$$$
DESCRIPTION
Consistently Zagat's #1 Rated Steakhouse in DC. The Prime Rib features USDA Prime Dry Aged NY Strip Steaks&USDA Filet Mignon. One of DC's best kept secrets is their award winning seafood, such as Jumbo Lump Crabcakes and Imperial Crab. Casual dress...
 

ROOF TERRACE RESTAURANT & BAR

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CUISINE
Contemporary American
NEIGHBORHOOD
Foggy Bottom
ADDRESS
The John F. Kennedy Center, Washington, DC 20566
Price $$$$
DESCRIPTION
Enjoy a fantastic culinary experience and unequalled skyline views through two-story windows high above the Potomac River. The contemporary interior features chrome, glass, suede, and wood with accents of granite. Check out the critically-acclaimed...
 

1789 RESTAURANT

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CUISINE
American
NEIGHBORHOOD
Georgetown
ADDRESS
1226 36th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007
Price $$$$
DESCRIPTION
Sitting on a quiet residential street in Georgetown, 1789 Restaurant has the charm of a historic country inn. Chef Samuel Kim‚??s contemporary seasonal menu blends the flavors of fresh regional ingredients into unique and delicious summer dishes. A...
 
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