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

The OpenTable Team

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.

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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The Inn at Little Washington

$$$$·American·
Washington
769 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Wonderful ambience. Impeccable service , fabulous food!
96% recommended
6 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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L'Auberge Chez Francois

$$$$·French·
Great Falls
5,930 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
We had a great birthday dinner here. The service was perfect, the food was served beautifully and tasted amazing. A great way to celebrate a special occasion.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart
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Kinship

$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon Square
927 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
93% recommended
103 people mentioned the French Toast
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Maydan

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
U Street Corridor
248 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!
95% recommended
8 people mentioned the Kebab
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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
5,584 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had an amazing time! The waiter was awesome food was even better! We will definitely be going back 🖤
96% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,157 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
We went the day before Valentine's day to beat the rush--glad we made a reservation as it was still busy. It seems this place is a gem we're just getting around to trying and am glRead more
98% recommended
French 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
95% recommended
1 people mentioned the Red Wine
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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

$$$$·Seafood·
Logan Circle
706 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Fun
  • Neighborhood Gem
Very good food very loud. Service was ok.
94% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish

Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
758 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Amazing food and perfect atmosphere. Casual while still feeling special.
98% recommended
Best Food in Washington, D.C. Area
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
1,872 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Loved the whole experience! Charming place, great service and amazing food!!!
99% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Chicken Liver Mousse

Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier

$$$$·French·
Foggy Bottom
3,328 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
We have been dining here for 5 years. Always had a great meal.
97% recommended
Best Food in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc

Mokomandy

$$$$·American·
Sterling
2,209 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Awesome food and place
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Virginia - DC Suburbs
91 people mentioned the Dumplings

Montmartre

$$$$·French·
Capitol Hill
480 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Excellent food and service, very diligent personnel!
94% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Washington, D.C. Area
7 people mentioned the Octopus Appetizer

Cafe Renaissance

$$$$·French·
Vienna
2,622 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Wonderful meal. Delightful venue that has been there for 25 years. Friendly staff - the chef came and talked to the patrons. All on all a great evening
98% recommended
Special Occasion in Washington, D.C. Area
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
8,674 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food was amazing and well worth the hype. Our waitress gave us exceptional service.
94% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
223 people mentioned the Mushroom Tart
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Ambar Capitol Hill

$$$$·Balkan style·
Capitol Hill
2,740 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Bartender was our waitress too. She was fantastic. The food was wonderful and tasted and quick service. Love Ambar!
95% recommended
Best Value in Washington, D.C. Area
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe
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The Conche

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Washington DC
660 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!
95% recommended
16 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Rasika West End

$$$$·Contemporary Indian·
West End
4,312 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!
95% recommended
327 people mentioned the Chaat
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Ambar - Arlington

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Arlington
2,001 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Food was good but not spectacular; some had clearly been sitting under a heat lamp for a while, which was disappointing. Would try again.
94% recommended
Most Booked in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie

Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
1,663 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The only bump in the whole evening was confusion on walking in the door and not being greeted but the the whole experience went straight to the moon from there. Servers and waitstaRead more
99% recommended
Best Service in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Truffle Mac

Eddie V's - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Seafood·
Tysons Corner / McLean
2,744 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food and service. Our server Patrick was very helpful and knowledgeable. Everything he suggested was delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
92% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster

BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,863 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
Valentine’s day at BLT Prime was amazing. It started with a wonderful popover and ended with a red rose! It was a lovely evenness with my loved one.
100% recommended
Best Ambiance in District of Columbia
92 people mentioned the Popovers

The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,304 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
The food was amazing and prepared very well! Our server was very helpful in choosing flights of wine for our meals as well as offering recommendations in the menu. Excellent recomRead more
93% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Short Rib

Rasika

$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
8,652 reviews
Excellent meal & service. Best Indian food I've ever had.
606 people mentioned the Chaat
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Iron Gate

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
1,693 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Cozy
Iron Gate is the perfect date night spot. Our server’s recommendations were fantastic - the gnocchi is a must, and all the desserts are fabulous as well. Such a romantic ambience -Read more
93% recommended
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi

CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
680 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Business Meals
Celebrated five years together and was so appreciate of how well the Circa staff always takes care of us.
95% recommended
14 people mentioned the French Toast

Greenhouse at the Jefferson Hotel Washington DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
640 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
Loved the venue. Loved the service. Am so grateful, thank you very much.
85% recommended
Best Ambiance in District of Columbia
11 people mentioned the High Tea
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The Capital Grille - Washington DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Capitol Hill
3,919 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
We had a party of six. I took my colleagues out to my favorite restaurant. It was first class from start to finish. Server LC did a phenomenal job. Pan-fried Calamari and ProsciuttRead more
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mirabelle - Washington, DC

$$$$·French American·
Downtown
717 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
It was a perfect Valentines dinner. They offer a range of excellent food in very elegant atmosphere for a good price.
8 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc

Green Pig Bistro

$$$$·American·
Arlington
561 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
This was our first visit to Green Pig and I have to say, it was great! We had the best time during Saturday brunch. The food was excellent! Fresh, wholesome food is a dying conceptRead more
91% recommended
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
1,918 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
always excellent the staff, the food, the drinks. enjoy the changes on the menu to keep us coming back too try new dishes.
98% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
79 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Del Ray Cafe

$$$$·French·
Alexandria
887 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Food was really good. Parking is very difficult. Looks like a made over house in a neighborhood.
99% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Beignets

The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,508 reviews
  • Cozy
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasion
The menu was fantastic and the wine pairing was perfect!
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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Acqua Al 2

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill
3,513 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Neighborhood Gem
Amazing delicious food
95% recommended
131 people mentioned the Pasta Sampler

L'Auberge Provencale

$$$$·French American·
Boyce
356 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Idyllic setting, wonderful food, superior service!! Couldn’t be better than this!!
93% recommended
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.
93% recommended
33 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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Et Voila

$$$$·French·
Palisades Northwest
1,481 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
The food was amazing and the service very attentive.
97% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
2,833 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
Absolutely Awesome!!
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,248 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great experience for a birthday celebration. Food, service and ambiance all top notch!
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Penn Quarter
2,789 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Awesome Awesome Awesome!!
88% recommended
Steakhouse in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake

TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,311 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Incredible experience from the start. Great service, great food, good clientele.
98% recommended
Contemporary American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
33 people mentioned the Short Rib

Osteria Morini DC

$$$$·Italian·
Navy Yard
2,056 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
The food is always delicious and the staff welcoming. Jamie is terrific!
96% recommended
Italian in District of Columbia
28 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta

Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,253 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Cozy
Perfect for Valentine’s Day!
91% recommended
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta

Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,201 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
Always great food.
96% recommended
Greek in Washington, D.C. Area
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,766 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Top of the list experience.
85% recommended
Special Occasion in District of Columbia
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
12,623 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
The food was excellent as it has been every time we have been there.
96% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari

True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
1,852 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
Everything was very good! I don’t like being crowded in on those small tables for two down the center of the restaurant. The rest of the restaurant was practically empty and theyRead more
96% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
43 people mentioned the Dumplings

Succotash - Penn Quarter DC

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,000 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Was my birthday and they did a great job of doing something special for us. The hummingbird pie they brought out for us dessert was great.
89% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in District of Columbia
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Monocacy Crossing

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frederick
1,726 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Bar Seating
Great service both at the bar and our table. Excellent food recommendations from our server. Food was very good
93% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake
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The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,491 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Cozy
  • Romantic
Super accommodating- great service ( although the initial contact took awhile).
96% recommended
Best Service in Washington, D.C. Area
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup