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100 Very Best Restaurants

Restaurant / Address / Phone Rank Rating Cuisine Price
Acadiana, 901 New York Ave., NW; 202-408-8848 96 ★★ Southern $$
Addie’s, 11120 Rockville Pike, Rockville; 301-881-0081 77 ★★½ Modern American $
Adour, St. Regis, 923 16th St., NW; 202-509-8000 50 ★★½ French $$$
Art and Soul, Liaison Capitol Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave., NW; 202-393-7777 88 ★★ Southern $$
Assaggi, 4838 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda; 301-951-1988 90 ★★ Italian $-$$
Bibiana, 1100 New York Ave., NW; 202-216-9550 99 ★★ Italian $$
Bistro Bis, Hotel George, 15 E St., NW; 202-661-2700 14 ★★★ French $$$
Black Market Bistro, 4600 Waverly Ave., Garrett Park; 301-933-3000 57 ★★½ Modern American $
BlackSalt, 4883 MacArthur Blvd., NW; 202-342-9101 73 ★★½ Modern American/seafood $$
Black’s Bar and Kitchen, 7750 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda; 301-652-5525 76 ★★½ Modern American $$
BLT Steak, 1625 I St., NW; 202-689-8999 22 ★★★ Modern American/steak $$$
Blue Duck Tavern, Park Hyatt, 1201 24th St., NW; 202-419-6755 25 ★★★ Modern American $$
Bourbon Steak, Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave., NW; 202-944-2026 35 ★★★ Modern American/steak $$$
Brasserie Beck, 1101 K St., NW; 202-408-1717 80 ★★ Belgian $-$$
Café du Parc, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW; 202-942-7000 21 ★★★ French $-$$
Cashion’s Eat Place, 1819 Columbia Rd., NW; 202-797-1819 53 ★★½ Modern American $$
Cava, 527 Eighth St., SE, 202-543-9090; 9713 Traville Gateway Dr., Rockville, 301-309-9090 45 ★★½ Greek $
Cedar, 822 E St., NW; 202-637-0012 93 ★★ Modern American $$
Central Michel Richard, 1001 Pennsylvania Ave., NW; 202-626-0015 13 ★★★ American/French $$
Charlie Palmer Steak, 101 Constitution Ave., NW; 202-547-8100 23 ★★★ Modern American/steak $$$
Circle Bistro, 1 Washington Cir., NW; 202-293-5390 86 ★★ Modern American $-$$
Citronelle, Latham Hotel, 3000 M St., NW; 202-625-2150 5 ★★★½ French $$$
CityZen, Mandarin Oriental, 1330 Maryland Ave., SW; 202-787-6006 10 ★★★½ Modern American $$$
Corduroy, 1122 Ninth St., NW; 202-589-0699 20 ★★★ Modern American $-$$$
Cork, 1720 14th St., NW; 202-265-2675 49 ★★½ Wine bar/small plates $
Eola, 2020 P St., NW; 202-466-4441 60 ★★½ Modern American $$
Equinox, 818 Connecticut Ave., NW; 202-331-8118 95 ★★ Modern American $$$
Etete, 1942 Ninth St., NW; 202-232-7600 79 ★★ Ethiopian ¢
Et Voila!, 5120 MacArthur Blvd., NW; 202-237-2300 94 ★★ Belgian/French $
Eventide, 3165 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-276-3165 78 ★★½ Modern American $$
Faryab, 4917 Cordell Ave., Bethesda; 301-951-3484 92 ★★ Afghan ¢
Four Sisters, 8190 Strawberry La., Suite 1, Falls Church; 703-539-8566 30 ★★★ Vietnamese ¢
General Store, 6 Post Office Rd., Silver Spring; 301-562-8787 64 ★★½ American ¢
Grapeseed, 4865 Cordell Ave., Bethesda; 301-986-9592 87 ★★ Modern American $$
Hell Point Seafood, 12 Dock St., Annapolis; 410-990-9888 84 ★★ Seafood $$
Heritage India, 2400 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-333-3120 91 ★★ Indian $
Hook, 3241 M St., NW; 202-625-4488 81 ★★ Modern American/seafood $$
Indique Heights, 2 Wisconsin Cir., Chevy Chase; 301-656-4822 65 ★★½ Indian $
Inn at Little Washington, 309 Middle St., Washington, Va.; 540-675-3800 11 ★★★½ Modern American $$$
Inox, 1800 Tysons Blvd., McLean; 703-790-4669 55 ★★½ Modern American $$$
J&G Steakhouse, W Hotel, 515 15th St., NW; 202-661-2440 4 ★★★½ Modern American/steak $$
Jackie’s, 8081 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring; 301-565-9700 82 ★★ American $-$$
Jaleo, Penn Quarter, 202-628-7949; Bethesda, 301-913-0003; Crystal City, 703-413-8181 32 ★★★ Spanish $
Johnny’s Half Shell, 400 N. Capitol St., NW; 202-737-0400 44 ★★½ Seafood $$
Kinkead’s, 2000 Pennsylvania Ave., NW; 202-296-7700 24 ★★★ Modern American/seafood $$$
Komi, 1509 17th St., NW; 202-332-9200 1 ★★★★ Modern American/Mediterranean $$$
Kotobuki, 4822 MacArthur Blvd., NW, Second Floor; 202-281-6679 59 ★★½ Sushi ¢
L’Auberge Chez François, 332 Springvale Rd., Great Falls; 703-759-3800 61 ★★½ French $$$
Liberty Tavern, 3195 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-465-9360 75 ★★½ American $-$$
The Majestic, 911 King St., Alexandria; 703-837-9117 56 ★★½ American $-$$
Makoto, 4822 MacArthur Blvd., NW; 202-298-6866 36 ★★★ Japanese/sushi $$$
Marcel’s, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW; 202-296-1166 17 ★★★ French $$$
Marvin, 2007 14th St., NW; 202-797-7171 98 ★★ American/Belgian $
Minh’s, 2500 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-525-2828 62 ★★½ Vietnamese ¢
Minibar, 405 Eighth St., NW (inside Café Atlántico); 202-393-0812 2 ★★★★ Modern American $$$
Montmartre, 327 Seventh St., SE; 202-544-1244 89 ★★ French $
Mourayo, 1732 Connecticut Ave., NW; 202-667-2100 46 ★★½ Greek $-$$
Nava Thai Noodle and Grill, 11301 Fern St., Wheaton; 240-430-0495 63 ★★½ Thai ¢
Obelisk, 2029 P St., NW; 202-872-1180 26 ★★★ Italian $$$
Oval Room, 800 Connecticut Ave., NW; 202-463-8700 7 ★★★½ Modern American $$
Palena and Palena Café, 3529 Connecticut Ave., NW; 202-537-9250 18 ★★★ Modern American $-$$
Passage to India, 4931 Cordell Ave., Bethesda; 301-656-3373 83 ★★ Indian $
PassionFish, 11960 Democracy Dr., Reston; 703-230-3474 72 ★★½ Modern American/seafood $$
Patowmack Farm, 42461 Lovettsville Rd., Lovettsville, Va.; 540-822-9017 37 ★★★ Modern American $$$
Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza, 1400 Irving St., NW; 202-332-7383 97 ★★ Italian/pizza ¢
Poste, Hotel Monaco, 555 Eighth St., NW; 202-783-6060 38 ★★½ Modern American $$
Potenza, 1430 H St., NW; 202-638-4444 74 ★★½ Italian $
Present, 6678 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church; 703-531-1881 71 ★★½ Vietnamese ¢-$
The Prime Rib, 2020 K St., NW; 202-466-8811 51 ★★½ American/steak $$-$$$
Proof, 775 G St., NW; 202-737-7663 27 ★★★ Modern American/wine bar $$
PS 7’s, 777 I St., NW; 202-742-8550 66 ★★½ Modern American $$
Rasika, 633 D St., NW; 202-637-1222 8 ★★★½ Indian $$
Ray’s the Classics, 8606 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring; 301-588-7297 47 ★★½ American $-$$
Ray’s the Steaks, 2300 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-841-7297 19 ★★★ Steakhouse $$
Restaurant Eve, 110 S. Pitt St., Alexandria; 703-706-0450 9 ★★★½ Modern American $$-$$$
Sei, 444 Seventh St., NW; 202-783-7007 68 ★★½ Japanese/sushi $$
701, 701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW; 202-393-0701 41 ★★½ Modern American $$
1789, 1226 36th St., NW; 202-965-1789 31 ★★★ Modern American $$$
Siroc, 915 15th St., NW; 202-628-2220 43 ★★½ Italian $-$$
The Source, 575 Pennsylvania Ave., NW; 202-637-6100 3 ★★★½ Modern American/Asian $$$
Sou’Wester, Mandarin Oriental, 1330 Maryland Ave., SW; 202-787-6868 69 ★★½ Southern $-$$
Spice Xing, 100-B Gibbs St., Rockville; 301-610-0303 52 ★★½ Indian ¢-$
Sushi-Ko, 2309 Wisconsin Ave., NW, 202-333-4187; 5455 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, 301-961-1644 42 ★★½ Sushi $-$$
Sushi Sono, 10215 Wincopin Cir., Columbia; 410-997-6131 40 ★★½ Sushi $-$$
Sushi Taro, 1503 17th St., NW; 202-462-8999 15 ★★★ Japanese/sushi $$$
Tallula, 2761 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-778-5051 48 ★★½ Modern American $$
Teatro Goldoni, 1909 K St., NW; 202-955-9494 34 ★★★ Italian $$$
3 Bar & Grill, 2950 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington; 703-524-4440 100 ★★ Modern American $
Tosca, 1112 F St., NW; 202-367-1990 33 ★★★ Italian $$$
Trummer’s on Main, 7134 Main St., Clifton; 703-266-1623 54 ★★½ Modern American $$
2941, 2941 Fairview Park Dr., Falls Church; 703-270-1500 6 ★★★½ Modern American/French $$$
2 Amys, 3715 Macomb St., NW; 202-885-5700 28 ★★★ Italian/pizza $
Vermilion, 1120 King St., Alexandria; 703-684-9669 58 ★★½ Modern American $$
Vidalia, 1990 M St., NW; 202-659-1990 12 ★★★½ Modern American/Southern $$$
Villa Mozart, 4009 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax; 703-691-4747 85 ★★ Italian $$
Volt, 228 N. Market St., Frederick; 301-696-8658 29 ★★★ Modern American $$-$$$
Westend Bistro by Eric Ripert, Ritz-Carlton, 1190 22nd St., NW; 202-974-4900 67 ★★½ American/French $$
Willow, 4301 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington; 703-465-8800 39 ★★½ Modern American $-$$
Zaytinya, 701 Ninth St., NW; 202-638-0800 16 ★★★ Greek/Lebanese/Turkish $
Zentan, Donovan House, 1155 14th St., NW; 202-379-4366 70 ★★½ Pan-Asian/sushi $$

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