Washington, D.C. offers a wide diversity of dining options including authentic ethnic cuisine from around the world. Here is a guide to the 12 best restaurants near Dupont Circle (listed in alphabetical order).
The restaurant features Turkish and Greek dishes, with a majority of small plates prepared on the wood-fired oven and charcoal-fired barbeque grill.
The cozy restaurant located in the heart of Dupont Circle offers authentic Italian cuisine. Chef/owner Luigi Diotaiuti leads cooking classes.
This lively and moderately priced French bistro in Dupont Circle is best known for its traditional bistro fare including mussels, steaks and authentic French pommes frites.
Located in the bustling Dupont Circle neighborhood, the restaurant with its intimate 60-seat dining room features contemporary American comfort food such as the crawfish risotto, braised beef pot roast, deviled eggs and Brussels sprouts salad. It features an eco-friendly menu with a focus on local ingredients.
The intimate Italian bistro located in a historic rowhouse near Dupont Circle serves dishes made with seasonal ingredients sourced from local producers.
Hank's Oyster Bar
The neighborhood hotspot in Dupont Circle serves a variety of fresh seafood at reasonable prices.
Located in the Tabard Inn, which is one of Washington’s most historic hotels, the restaurant offers a quaint and intimate setting. The menu is contemporary American. It has live jazz in the lounge on Sunday evenings.
The award-winning restaurant features upscale Mediterranean cuisine. Komi serves a set multi-course dinner and there is no printed menu.
The small Italian restaurant offers a pre-fixe five-course dinner in an intimate setting in a rowhouse just off of Dupont Circle. It's closed Sunday and Monday.
Pizzeria Paradiso is a local favorite and is known for its wood-fired pizzas and an extensive selection of beers.
Russia House Restaurant and Lounge
The Russian inspired restaurant and lounge is known for its impressive vodka collection caviar selection and interesting décor.
Sushi Taro is a popular Japanese restaurant in Dupont Circle features a full course meal "KAISEKI" style and sushi tasting course.