2022 Best Italian Restaurants in Washington DC Area

Authentic Italian Food in Washington DC

Whether you're craving a simple plate of spaghetti and meatballs, or an osso buco that melts in your mouth, here are GAYOT's choices for the Top Restaurants for Italian Cuisine in Washington DC , presented in alphabetical order. Mangia!

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Al Dente
14/20
Roberto Donna’s Italian cooking including his standout tiramisu “hemisphere.” See More

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Al Tiramisu
13/20
Consistently exciting fare by a showman chef. See More

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Cafe Milano
14/20
A celebrity hangout that offers classic Italian fare. See More
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Carmine's
14/20
Big, family-fun dining with Italian flavors. See More

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Fiola
15/20
Fabio Trabocchi creates Italian fare at this contemporary trattoria in Penn Quarter. See More
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Lupo Verde
14/20
Italian bistro featuring traditional dishes in the U Street Corridor. See More

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Obelisk
15/20
Peter Pastan charms with his elegant, authentic Italian meals. See More
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Ristorante i Ricchi
14/20
Italian restaurant emphasizing traditional Italian country cooking. See More

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Ristorante Tosca
13/20
Elegant Northern Italian cooking featuring unusual ingredients. See More

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Sette Osteria
14/20
Extraordinary Italian food at bargain-basement prices. See More

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Chef Gabriel Kreuther
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