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The Infatuation is an app and website, which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. Each restaurant gets a rating, so that you can find the right place for every occasion.

Best American Restaurants in Virginia - DC Suburbs

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Best American Restaurants in Virginia - DC Suburbs

Best Contemporary American Restaurants in Virginia - DC Suburbs

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Best Contemporary American Restaurants in Virginia - DC Suburbs

Popular restaurants in Washington DC

Browse some of the most booked restaurants in Washington DC

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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Washington, D.C.

We know a thing or two about snagging a table. See the spots that are hardest to get into.
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Washington, D.C.

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Washington, D.C.

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
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Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Washington, D.C.

The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in Washington, D.C.

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you seek, here are the best places by cuisine type, according to our tastemakers.
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The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.'s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

Fall in love with these longstanding local favorites.
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Washington, D.C.'s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

100 Washington, D.C. Area Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

We took a look at our data to select the restaurants that are perfect for your Valentine's Day celebrations this year.
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100 Washington, D.C. Area Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

Treat your taste buds: Explore Virginia - DC Suburbs restaurants.

Specials at top restaurants in Virginia - DC Suburbs

Enjoy great restaurant specials, set menus, and more
Alta Strada MosaicAlta Strada Mosaic
459 reviews
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Italian | Fairfax, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Truly wonderful food and a creative, memorable menu.The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Some of the best salads in the DC area and really good pastas. More

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Idylwood GrillIdylwood Grill
380 reviews
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Contemporary French / American | Falls Church, Virginia - DC Suburbs

This a fantastic place great food, wonderful low key atmosphere. A great experience overall. More

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Assaggi OsteriaAssaggi Osteria
1320 reviews
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Italian | McLean, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Valentines Day dinner. We typically order the fresh pasta but we branched out. I had the lamb chops, which were the best I’ve ever had! My husband had the steak. He requested medium rare and it came out medium well. But he said it was delicious. It’s not a steak house. Service is always top notch and atmosphere is romantic. More

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Istanbul BlueIstanbul Blue
208 reviews
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Turkish | Vienna, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Food and service were very good and we intend to go back very soon. More

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Tupelo Honey - ArlingtonTupelo Honey - Arlington
1069 reviews
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Southern | Arlington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Fantastic food and great ambience!! We had the sweet potato pancakes with chicken and picked blueberries! It was the perfect combination of flavors and so fresh and yummy! Waitress was nice and food came out fast! Loved it!! More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Virginia - DC Suburbs's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
L'Auberge Chez Francois1. L'Auberge Chez Francois
5178 reviews
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French | Great Falls, Virginia - DC Suburbs

The service was exceptional as were the appetizers. The main course was very good (we had Bouillabaisse and Trout). My companion loved her souffle for desert. I had the bread pudding which was good but anticlimactic. We plan to go back. More

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The Inn at Little Washington2. The Inn at Little Washington
690 reviews
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American | Washington, Virginia - DC Suburbs

This is the highest level of culinary service. Eating here is an experience that cannot be compared. Every bite, every course, every moment was flawless. More

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Bistro L'Hermitage3. Bistro L'Hermitage
3696 reviews
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French | Woodbridge, Virginia - DC Suburbs

High quality French cuisine at a reasonable price. Quaint atmosphere and friendly service. More

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Afghan Bistro4. Afghan Bistro
613 reviews
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Afghan | Springfield, Virginia - DC Suburbs

The Afghan Bistro is always on point. Great service and the food is amazing! I look forward to traveling to the area just to experience it all. More

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Aditi Indian Dining - Alexandria5. Aditi Indian Dining - Alexandria
384 reviews
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Indian | Alexandria, Virginia - DC Suburbs

My colleague from India says it's the most authentic Indian restaurant in the area. It's delicious! The chicken saag that I first ordered when I visited this restaurant 20 years ago is no longer on the menu, but they'll still make it for you. This was the first place my wife and I ate when we started dating, so it holds a special place in our hearts. More

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New to OpenTable

Virginia - DC Suburbs restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Adda Lounge & RestaurantAdda Lounge & Restaurant
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Indian | Ashburn, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Fine dining Restaurant & Lounge serving traditional and fusion Kebabs, Indian & Italian food and beverages in an upscale, casual, fun environment. 60 Plus Single Malt/Scotch, 60+ Bourbons/Rye and 100+ Cocktails including Mojitos, Maragaritas, Martinis and Mules and some of the best Indian Cocktails.

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Bistro SancerreBistro Sancerre
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French American | Alexandria, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Bistro Sancerre is an upscale French Bistro and Steakhouse located in upper Old Town Alexandria. It features many classical favorites as well as uniquely crafted creation by our executive Chef.

Farm-to-table grassroots style restaurant with locally-sourced produce and fine cheeses.

Bistro Sancerre has an extensive private dining and events area with a private bar, separate restrooms and Audio Video support. More

French Hound BrasserieFrench Hound Brasserie
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French American | Leesburg, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Enjoy delicious French Cuisine in a lively environment. Elegance is found in a relaxed atmosphere with French comfort food, a great beer & wine selection and signature cocktails.More

London Curry HouseLondon Curry House
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Indian | Alexandria, Virginia - DC Suburbs

Beautifully located in stunning surroundings at Alexandria Cameron station, London Curry House offers the unique combination of classic and modern-Indian cuisine catering to an American clientele that desires something a bit spicy, but not overly so. A meal at London Curry House means accomplished food inspired by both tradition and modern Indian cuisine. You may enjoy outdoor open-air sitting with gorgeous park view or perfectly balanced ambiance indoor sitting and warm professional service.



Our menu offers wide selection of Indian cuisine with touch of British flavor-Indian dishes, including Chicken Tikka Masala, Butter Chicken with excellent balance of spices. Chef Ram has fashioned our dessert menu with his personal favorite desserts. London Curry House bar specialized in hand crafted cocktails with bartender's custom-picked Scotch and Bourbon and Rye Whiskeys along with delicious bar bites.More

Vino BistroVino Bistro
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Bistro | Leesburg, Virginia - DC Suburbs

We’re a husband and wife team that love wine, great food and treasured memories shared around the dining table. We’re thrilled to share our love for food & wine with the community of Leesburg, Virginia. Vino Bistro will feature and upscale wine bar & bistro with French inspired speciality foods and wines from around the world for your enjoyment! Our goal is to create a boutique neighborhood wine & food destination. At Vino Bistro, you can browse our wine shelves, select a bottle and enjoy it right there at your table or purchase retail to go. We have over 100 wines to choose from! Vino Bistro’s menu features french-inspired dishes with a California-American flare, all designed to match with the wines we have in store. More

Discover Virginia - DC Suburbs

Historic homes, waterfront settings, and urban scenes make up the many dining destinations in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Turkish, Indian, Cajun, Mexican, and French-American restaurants mingle among local pubs and casual eateries. Celebrate happy hour with creative cocktails, local wines, and hoppy brews. The many foreign embassies located in Washington, D.C. make the area a gathering spot for culture and eclectic cuisine. The dishes range from regional to international, like Carolina mountain trout, New Zealand rack of lamb, and Mediterranean fish. Choose seafood selections from the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay, including marinated tuna, seafood ceviche, and oyster chowder. Grilled salmon, gourmet pizza, seasonal salads, and farm-fresh sides round out menus inspired by cuisines from Alexandria to Vienna.