Yes, We Can Still Get an 8 PM Reservation at Central on Inauguration Night

A reservation at Michel Richard's buzzworthy bistro Central is usually a tough one to land. But not this Tuesday!
A reservation at Michel Richard's buzzworthy bistro Central is usually a tough one to land. But not this Tuesday!

Looking for a place to land after seeing Bono and Beyoncé at the Lincoln Memorial? Or before an inaugural ball, where you won’t find much beyond wilted hors d’oeuvres? Good news for you (if not for struggling restaurateurs): Despite the millions of people expected to come to DC for the inauguration, there are still plenty of prime-time reservations available this coming Sunday through Tuesday—even at celeb-spotting grounds like the Source, the Palm, and Cafe Milano. Here’s a selective list of the restaurants on Opentable that still have tables for two.

Sunday, January 18

1789: 6:15, 9:30
Acadiana: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30
Adour: 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Art and Soul: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 8, 8:15
Belga Café: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Bistro Bis: 5:45, 7:30, 7:45, 9:30
BLT Steak: 6:15, 6:30, 8, 8:45
Blue Duck Tavern: 8:45
Bobby Van’s Steakhouse: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Bourbon Steak: 5:30
Brasserie Beck: 5:30
Café Atlántico: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8:30
Cafe Milano: 5
Cashion’s: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 6:30, 9
Ceiba: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30
Central Michel Richard: 5, 7
CommonWealth: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30
Corduroy: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
DC Coast: 6:30, 7:30, 8:30
Dino: 7:45, 8:15
Founding Farmers: 6:30
Hook: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 6:45, 9:45
Indique: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Jockey Club: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 6:30, 9:30
Johnny’s Half Shell: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Kaz Sushi Bistro: 5, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Kinkead’s: 5:30, 6
Le Paradou: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Locanda: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Marcel’s: 5:30
Mendocino Grille & Wine Bar: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 9:30
Oceanaire: 9
The Oval Room: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7, 8:30
Oya: 5:30, 6, 7, 7:30, 8:30
The Palm: 8:30
Poste: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 9
The Prime Rib: 5, 7, 9
PS 7’s: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30
Restaurant Nora: 5:30, 9:30
Rosa Mexicano: 7:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Sei: 5:30, 6:30, 7, 8:30
Sonoma: 5:30, 6, 7, 8:30
The Source: 5:45, 6:15, 8:15
Sushi-Ko: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30
Taberna del Alabardero: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
TenPenh: 5:30, 6, 7, 7:30, 8, 8:30
Urbana: 5:45, 6:15, 7:30, 8, 8:15
Vidalia: 5:45, 6:30, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Vinoteca: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30
Westend Bistro: 5, 9
Zaytinya: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8:45
Zengo: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Zola: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15

Monday, January 19

Acadiana: 5, 6
Adour: 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Belga Café: 5, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
BlackSalt: 5:30, 6:45, 8:15
BLT Steak: 5:30
Blue Duck Tavern: 5:30
Bobby Van’s Grill: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30
Bourbon Steak: 5:30, 6, 7, 9
Brasserie Beck: 6, 9
Café Atlántico: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 8:45
Cashion’s: 5:45, 6, 8:45
Ceiba: 8, 8:30
Central Michel Richard: 5:30
Clyde’s of Georgetown: 6:30, 8:30
Co Co. Sala: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 9
CommonWealth: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30
Corduroy: 5:30, 7:30, 9:15
Dino: 5:45, 7:30, 7:45, 8:30
Hook: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 9
Hudson: 5:45, 6, 8:30
Indique: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 9
Jockey Club: 5, 6, 9:30
Johnny’s Half Shell: 5:15, 6:15, 9:30
Kaz Sushi Bistro: 5, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Kinkead’s: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 9
Le Paradou: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30
Mendocino Grill & Wine Bar: 8, 9
Nathans: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Oceanaire: 9:30
The Oval Room: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 8:30
Oya: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30
The Palm: 6, 9:30
Poste: 5:30, 9
The Prime Rib: 5:30, 9
PS 7’s: 5:30, 6, 7:30, 8:30
Rasika: 9:45
Restaurant Nora: 5:45, 6:15, 9:15
Rosa Mexicano: 8:15
Sei: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 9
Sonoma: 5:30, 8, 9
Sushi-Ko: 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30
Taberna del Alabardero: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8:15
Teatro Goldoni: 5:30, 8, 9
TenPenh: 5:30, 6, 8:30
Urbana: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7, 8:30
Vidalia: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15
Vinoteca: 5:30, 6, 7, 8, 8:30
Westend Bistro: 5:30, 6, 7, 9:30
Zaytinya: 8:45
Zengo: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8:15
Zola: 7:45, 8:15

Tuesday, January 20

Acadiana: 5, 9, 9:30
Adour: 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:15
Belga Café: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:30, 8:15, 8:30, 9, 9:15
Bistro Bis: 5:45, 6:30, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:15
BlackSalt: 5:30, 6:15, 7:30, 8:15, 8:45, 9
Blue Duck Tavern: 5:30, 9:30
Bourbon Steak: 5:30, 6, 9:30
Brasserie Beck: 7:30, 9, 9:30
Café Atlántico: 8:45, 9:15
Cafe Milano: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 8:30, 9, 9:30
Cashion’s: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:15
Ceiba: 5, 7, 8:30, 9, 9:30
Central Michel Richard: 8, 8:30, 9
Clyde’s of Georgetown: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 8, 8:30, 9, 9:30
Co Co. Sala: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7, 8, 8:30, 9, 9:30
CommonWealth: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30, 9, 9:15
DC Coast: 8:30, 9, 9:30
Dino: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:45, 8, 8:30, 9, 9:15
Founding Farmers: 5, 8:30, 9. 9:30
Georgia Brown’s: 7:30, 7:45, 8, 9, 9:15
Hook: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:15
Hudson: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:15
Jockey Club: 5, 7, 9:30
Johnny’s Half Shell: 8:45, 9, 9:15
Kaz Sushi Bistro: 5, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9
Le Paradou: 9, 9:30
Locanda: 7:30, 8:30, 8:45, 9, 9:15
Mendocino Grille & Wine Bar: 7, 9:30
Morton’s the Steakhouse (downtown DC): 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:15
Morton’s the Steakhouse (Georgetown): 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:30, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:15
Nathans: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:15
Oceanaire: 9:30
The Oval Room: 5, 6, 7, 7:30, 8, 8:30, 9, 9:30
Oya: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 9, 9:30
The Palm: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7, 8:30, 9, 9:30
Poste: 5, 8, 8:30, 9:30
The Prime Rib: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 8, 8:30, 9, 9:30
PS 7’s: 5, 6, 6:30, 8, 8:30, 9, 9:30
Rasika: 9:45
Restaurant Nora: 5:45, 6:15, 7:15, 8:45, 9:15
Rosa Mexicano: 5:45, 6:15, 7:45, 8:30, 9, 9:30
Russia House: 9:15
Sei: 5:30, 6:30, 7, 8, 9
Sonoma: 9, 9:30
The Source: 9, 9:30
Sushi-Ko: 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30, 9, 9:30
Taberna del Alabardero: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:15
Teatro Goldoni: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30, 9, 9:30
TenPenh: 8, 8:30, 9, 9:30
Urbana: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 9
Vidalia: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8:30, 8:45, 9, 9:15
Vinoteca: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7:30, 8, 8:30, 9, 9:30
Westend Bistro: 5, 9:30
Zaytinya: 5:30, 7:15, 9, 9:15
Zengo: 5:45, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:15
Zola: 5:45, 6, 6:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:15

TAGGED IN: ,

More from Food