50 Washington DC Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

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.

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Restaurants:The Inn at Little Washington, L'Auberge Chez Francois, Kinship
Price Range:$$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:American, French
Neighborhoods:Washington, Great Falls, Mt. Vernon Square
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Date
Time
7:00 PM

The Inn at Little Washington

$$$$·American·
Washington
771 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Wonderful ambience. Impeccable service , fabulous food!
6 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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L'Auberge Chez Francois

$$$$·French·
Great Falls
7,052 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great as usually. Beautiful decor, great service and once again great food.
French in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart
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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
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!
8 people mentioned the Kebab
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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
6,835 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Joe's is a great spot. The food and service is excellent. You can never go wrong at Joe's. Save room for dessert and remember they will do a 1/2 slice of pie. So, don't miss out onRead more
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,930 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
It is always nice coming here. I proposed to my wife here 10 years ago and still keep coming for our anniversary. I recommend this place. :-)
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
53 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

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
1 people mentioned the Red Wine
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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

$$$$·Seafood·
Logan Circle
873 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
Food was excellent; Only complaint is it took forever to get our drinks, could be due to Covid and not enough staff. However, food is great and atmosphere is fun, so we would go Read more
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish
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Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
815 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Always love going to Manalu. They have the best Italian food and their service is always great.
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
2,184 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
It’s perfect. Was treated like a King
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
3,460 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Birthday Dinner Our 1st time dining at Marcel’s since shortly before the pandemic. It was lovely to be back. The refined food is the reason for coming but the service and ambience Read more
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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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!
7 people mentioned the Octopus Appetizer
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Cafe Renaissance

$$$$·French·
Vienna
2,744 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Excellent food and service
French in Washington, D.C. Area
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee
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Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
10,791 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
10/10 experience at Le Dip — worth the hype! Would recommend.
French in Washington, D.C. Area
223 people mentioned the Mushroom Tart
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Ambar Capitol Hill

$$$$·Balkan style·
Capitol Hill
3,426 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great experience with good service and good food!
Best Value in District of Columbia
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe

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!
16 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Rasika West End

$$$$·Contemporary Indian·
West End
4,292 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!
327 people mentioned the Chaat
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Ambar - Arlington

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Arlington
2,731 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for Groups
Always a treat. Delicious food, and attentive, friendly staff. Well worth the splurge!
Most Booked in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie

Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,571 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
It was wonderful. James did a great job.
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Truffle Mac

Eddie V's - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Seafood·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,476 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was simply a great dining experience from the wine selection to the service, food and complimentary champagne and dessert (it was our anniversary). Great atmosphere, gracious stRead more
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster

BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,052 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Would like to personally thank Paul for his excellent service !!
Best Ambiance in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers

The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,774 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Neighborhood Gem
The Wine Kitchen is a splendid respite from the bustle of downtown Frederick— facing Carroll Creek and offering superb and imaginative menus.
American in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Short Rib

Rasika

$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
8,534 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
Excellent meal & service. Best Indian food I've ever had.
606 people mentioned the Chaat
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Iron Gate

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
2,058 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Fantastic service, great food. Were some kids running around the patio at one point but we went on a Wednesday so the vibes may be different on weekends.
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
977 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Excellent food, excellent service!
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
14 people mentioned the French Toast
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The Greenhouse at The Jefferson, DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
665 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Excellent food and service in a beautiful environment for brunch. The waffles were crispy and delicious as was the avocado toast.
Best Ambiance in District of Columbia
11 people mentioned the High Tea

The Capital Grille - Washington DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Capitol Hill
4,190 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Romantic
Enjoy the food! And the service was GREAT..👌🏽
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Il Piatto

$$$$·Italian·
Washington DC
8 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Green Pig Bistro

$$$$·American·
Arlington
869 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
Wonderful food and superb service
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,330 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
The food was exquisite and Jason our server was excellent. We will definitely go back!
American in Washington, D.C. Area
79 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Del Ray Cafe

$$$$·French·
Alexandria
908 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
Wonderful lunch, as always. The gnocchi with clams and butternut squash was delicious. Servers are friendly and professional. I ❤️ Del Ray Café!!!
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,557 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
Wow! This dinner was so very worth the wait - every time I check they are booking 2 months out - and I know this was the best meal my husband and I have ever had. The plating was bRead more
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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Acqua Al 2

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill
3,521 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Great as always
131 people mentioned the Pasta Sampler
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L'Auberge Provencale

$$$$·French American·
Boyce
348 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Idyllic setting, wonderful food, superior service!! Couldn’t be better than this!!
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.
33 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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Et Voila

$$$$·French·
Palisades Northwest
2,028 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Very good food and outdoor dining
French in District of Columbia
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,189 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Great for Lunch
The service and meal for 2 the other evening was outstanding. The Cajun Rib-eye was cooked to perfection for both myself and my wife. Can't wait to see how the phase II of renoRead more
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,503 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Capital Grille never disappoints. Had another amazing meal and Ian took great care of us. We love Cap Grille!
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steak·
Penn Quarter
3,634 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Loved it, great place to dine
Steak in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake

TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,642 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
had a lovely birthday celebration with a close group of friends.
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
33 people mentioned the Short Rib

Osteria Morini DC

$$$$·Italian·
Navy Yard
2,067 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.
28 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,449 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
great food and service! The wine, apps and entrees were all amazing
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta

Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,566 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
The fish was delicious. The service fast, polite and outstanding. Interesting wine list although I know nothing about Greek wine I really enjoyed the cab I had. The baklava was Read more
Greek in Washington, D.C. Area
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,928 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
My first time visiting DC in years…flight was delayed and I will still accommodated. If a special is offered, you must order it. I had the special toro appetizer and the pate (whicRead more
American in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,597 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Authentic
An excellent and fun restaurant to celebrate a birthday. Our daughter loved the Halloween decorations, and we had excellent service.
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,345 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Always great food and extra delicious seasonal gin cocktail.
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
43 people mentioned the Dumplings

Succotash PRIME

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,076 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
We stopped in Succotash before an event at the Warner Theater. Everything was delicious and the service was phenomenal!
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Monocacy Crossing

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frederick
2,286 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
First time visiting - great service and food - will definitely dine here again
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,778 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Exquisitely prepared food and top notch service made for a memorable night. The fixed price tasting meal is a delight with a variety of choices to suit different tastes, and generoRead more
Best Service in Virginia - DC Suburbs
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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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.
91 people mentioned the Dumplings
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