Best Georgetown Restaurants: Washington DC

A Guide to the Best Places to Dine in Historic Georgetown

1789 Dining Room
Courtesy of 1789 Restaurant

Georgetown in Washington DC is known for its fine restaurants and bars and offers a wide range of cuisine from contemporary American to Mediterranean, to French or Latin American fare. The historic neighborhood attracts visitors from around the world to enjoy its charm and lively ambiance. Here is a guide to Georgetown's best restaurants. (Listed in alphabetical order) See a map

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1789 Restaurant

1226 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Phone +1 202-965-1789

1226 36th St. NW Washington, DC. (202) 965-1789. The historic restaurant located on a quiet street in Georgetown has the charm of a country inn. It is known as one of the best in the Washington, DC and offers a unique setting for a special occasion.

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Bluefin Georgetown

3073 Canal St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Phone +1 202-333-6774

 3073 Canal St NW Washington, DC (202) 333-6774. The restaurant serves sushi and high quality Japanese food. Chef, Sang Joon Kim, graduated Tokyo Sushi School in 1996, has skilled experience from many Japanese restaurants. 

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Bourbon Steak

2800 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Phone +1 202-944-2026

Fours Season Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC. (202) 944-2026. The restaurant serves contemporary American fare with a focus on seasonal ingredients. Steak and seafood are the house specialties.

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Cafe Milano

3251 Prospect St NW, Washington, DC 20007-3243, USA
Phone +1 202-333-6183

3251 Prospect St. NW Washington, DC. (202) 333-6138. This first-class Italian restaurant, located in the heart of Georgetown, is popular with the rich and powerful. It has become a Washington hot spot and is a nice place to host a party or celebrate a special occasion.

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Chez Billy Sud

1039 31st St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Phone +1 202-965-2606

1039 31st St. NW Washington, DC. (202) 965-2606. The menu showcases the cuisine of Southern France, handcrafted cocktails and a French-focused wine list in an inviting atmosphere, steeped in history and conviviality.

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Clyde's of Georgetown

3236 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007-3615, USA
Phone +1 202-333-9180

3236 M St NW, Washington, DC (202) 333-9180. The flagship of the renowned Clyde's Restaurant Group has been serving up American grill fare in Georgetown since 1963. The locally owned and operated company has 14 restaurants located in the Washington Metropolitan area. 

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Farmers, Fishers, Bakers

3000 K St NW, The Washington, Harbour at The Georgetown Waterfront, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Phone +1 202-298-8783

3000 K St NW # 101, Washington, DC (202) 298-0003. The restaurant promotes sustainable agriculture with a focus on fresh ingredients. With an unbeatable location on the Georgetown waterfront, it's a great place for locals and visitors to enjoy the ambiance.

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Degrees Bistro

3100 South Street NW, Washington, DC 20007-4418, USA
Phone +1 202-912-4100

Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown. 3100 South Street, NW Washington, DC. (202) 912-4100. The restaurant, located in one of the city's most upscale hotels, offers a traditional French bistro menu.

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il Canale

1065 31st St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Phone +1 202-337-4444


1065 31st St NW. Washington, DC (202) 337-4444. The restaurant  serves a full range of cuisine from Southern Italy featuring gourmet thin-crust pizzas cooked in a wood-fired oven imported from Naples. There is an open kitchen and the bar has a wide selection of Italian wines.

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Filomena Ristorante

1063 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Phone +1 202-338-8800

1063 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington, DC (202) 338-8800. The Italian restaurant located in Georgetown is one of Washington, DC's finest.

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Kafe Leopold

3315 Cady's Alley NW, Washington, DC 20007-3572, USA
Phone +1 202-965-6005


3315 Cady's Aly NW Washington, DC (202) 965-6005​. Leopold's Kafe is an authentic Austrian Kafe located in the heart of Georgetown in Cady's Alley with a beautiful courtyard for outdoor seating.  Pastries are hand made and the menu includes Austrian favorites like Schnitzel and Bratwurst.

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La Chaumiere

2813 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007-3712, USA
Phone +1 202-338-1784

2813 M St NW Washington, DC. (202) 338-1784. The French restaurant located in Georgetown offers the ambiance of a French country inn.

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The Sovereign

1206 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Phone +1 202-774-5875

 1206 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 774-5875. Located in the vibrant Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC, the restaurant features ingredient-driven Belgian dishes drawn on French, German and Dutch cooking techniques and traditions. The menu includes specially sourced Dutch-style mussels, traditional flammekuchen (crispy flatbreads) and braises and stews such as Smith’s Lapin a la Kriek (rabbit braised in cherry beer) and more. 

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1529 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007-2739, USA
Phone +1 202-621-9162

1529 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 621-9162. The Korean restaurant features small plates, hot stone rice bowls and rolls served in a relaxed atmosphere with modern Korean decor. The simple menu offers vegetarian options as well as heartier dishes like Bulgogi BBQ Bibimbap.

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