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2012 Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. " The Inn at Little Washington

Patrick O’Connell
Washington, VA




This luxurious Virginia countryside inn sits amidst bucolic surroundings and offers superlative hospitality. Chef-owner Patrick O'Connell creates a romantic experience with a sumptuous dining room and equally lavish tasting menus. Truffles, caviar and lobster are usual suspects of his haute American creations; a wine cellar holds over 2,400 selections, with many rare bottles. It looks expensive, and it is.

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