Best Dupont Circle Restaurants - Washington DC

Agora Restaurant
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Dupont Circle is known as a Washington DC neighborhood with many great restaurants. The area, with its close proximity to many of Washington’s embassies, offers a wide diversity of dining options including authentic ethnic cuisine from around the world. Here is a guide to the best restaurants near Dupont Circle (listed in alphabetical order).
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    Agora Restaurant

    1527 17th Street, NW Washington, DC (202) 332-6767. The restaurant features Turkish and Greek dishes, with a majority of small plates prepared on the wood-fired oven and charcoal fired BBQ grill.
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    2014 P St NW Washington, DC (202) 467-4466. The cozy restaurant located in the heart of Dupont Circle offers authentic Italian cuisine. Chef/owner Luigi Diotaiuti offers cooking classes.
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    1738 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, DC (202) 234-6969. 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.
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    1310 New Hampshire Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 861-1310. Located in the bustling Dupont Circle neighborhood, the restaurant with its intimate 60-seat dining room features contemporary American comfort food like the chicken matzoh ball soup, mini pot roast, deviled eggs, or mac' and cheese, with or without shrimp and bacon. Eco-friendly menu with a focus on local ingredients.
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    1602 17th St NW Washington, DC (202) 667-5937. The intimate Italian bistro located in a historic rowhouse near Dupont Circle serves dishes made with seasonal ingredients sourced from local producers.
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    Hanks Oyster Bar

    1624 Q Street NW Washington DC (202) 462-4265. The neighborhood hotspot in Dupont Circle serves a variety of fresh seafood at reasonable prices.
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    1739 N St NW Washington, DC (202) 331-8528. Located in one of Washington’s most historic hotels, the restaurant offers a quaint and intimate setting. The menu is contemporary American. Live jazz in the lounge on Sunday evenings
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    1509 17th St NW # 1 Washington, DC (202) 332-9200. The award winning restaurant features upscale Mediterranean cuisine. Komi serves a set multi-course dinner and there is no printed menu.
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    2029 P St NW Washington, DC (202) 872-1180. The small Italian restaurant offers a pre-fixe five-course dinner in an intimate setting in a rowhouse just off of Dupont Circle.
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    2003 P Street Northwest, Washington, DC (202) 223-1245. The restaurant is a local favorite known for its wood-fired pizzas and an extensive selection of beers. ‎
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    1800 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 234-9433. The Russian inspired restaurant and lounge is known for its impressive vodka collection caviar selection and interesting décor.
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    1503 17th St NW Washington, DC. (202) 462-8999. The popular Japanese restaurant in Dupont Circle features a full course meal "KAISEKI" style & sushi tasting course.