2019 Best American Restaurants in Washington DC Area

Top New American Cuisine in Washington DC

A large part of a country's identity is food, and this certainly applies to the United States. There's a lot more to the American culinary culture than hamburgers, as chefs have found plenty of freedom within the realm of American cuisine.

Some restaurants present sophisticated takes on classic American comfort food, while other New American restaurants incoroprate influences from across the globe. Whatever your craving, you'll find something satisfying at these Top Restaurants for American Cuisine in Washington DC, presented in alphabetical order.

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Bourbon Steak
15/20
Elegant cuisine for the über gourmet. See More

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Central Michel Richard
14/20
Casual American fare is central to Central. See More

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Clyde's of Georgetown
14/20
One of DC’s best destinations for burgers, chili, brews, pub food and family fare. See More

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Equinox
15/20
Todd and Ellen Gray have turned this into a whole-foods destination with a contemporary twist. See More

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Founding Farmers DC
14/20
A farm-to-table restaurant with high-class, all-American fare. See More

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Kinship
16/20
American restaurant from former CityZen chef Eric Ziebold. See More

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Old Ebbitt Grill
14/20
American fare in a restaurant that captures the city's be-there spirit in an exuberant, old-world setting. See More

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The Oval Room
15/20
The Oval Room celebrates creative American cooking, attracting DC's power players. See More

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1789 Restaurant
15/20
Seasonal American fare in an elegant Georgetown townhouse. See More

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Tabard Inn
14/20
A DC landmark, the inn is redolent with tradition and charm, with food to match. See More

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