2024 Best Romantic Restaurants in Washington DC Area

Best Romantic Restaurants in Washington DC

Sometimes we all need a little help when it comes time to finding a romantic restaurant. The selections we have gathered here have that certain something—perhaps a light-speckled patio, candelit ambience, or lovely garden—that can really impress a date.

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the Best Romantic Restaurants in Washington DC.

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Bindaas
14/20
Polished and well-prepared rendition of Indian street food, inspired by Rasika executive chef Vikram Sunderam. See More
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Blue Duck Tavern
14/20
A contemporary, farm-to-restaurant destination at Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. See More
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The Bombay Club
14/20
The Bombay Club re-creates the atmosphere of the Raj. See More

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

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Le Diplomate
14/20
French bistro cuisine in DC’s Logan Circle neighborhood. 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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Fiola Mare
15/20
Waterfront restaurant with seafood fare in Georgetown. See More
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Iron Gate
14/20
American cuisine from chef Anthony Chittum at a go-to downtown DC restaurant. See More

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Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier
16/20
Chef Robert Wiedmaier cooks in the French style but with Flemish accents. See More
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Ottoman Taverna
14/20
Elegant Turkish cuisine in a sumptuous setting. See More

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