Snag a Hot Table This Weekend

There is one benefit to being stuck in town over Labor Day weekend: It makes it a bit easier to land a table at a usually packed restaurant. Here are the places we’d hit.

There are tables up for grabs at Central Michel Richard this weekend.

Try your luck as a walk-in at the often-mobbed Palena Cafe, Graffiato, or Estadio.

OpenTable shows lots of surprise availability for tables for two:

Adour: 6 on Friday; 8:45 on Saturday.

America Eats: 6:45 on Saturday.

Birch & Barley: 6 on Friday.

Blue Duck Tavern: 8 PM on Saturday.

Bourbon Steak: 6:15, 6:30, 7:45, and 8 on Friday; 6 and 6:30 on Saturday.

Central Michel Richard: 6:15, 6:45, and 7 on Friday.

Eventide: 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30, and 8 on Friday; 6, 6:30, 8, and 8:15 on Saturday.

See Also:

Labor Day Weekend Guide

100 Best Restaurants 2011

The Majestic: 8:30 and 8:45 on Saturday.

Proof: 6:30 on Saturday.

Restaurant Eve: 6, 6:15, and 8:45 on Friday.

Rogue 24: 6 on Friday.

The Source: 7:30 and 8:30 on Friday.
2941: 6:15, 6:45, 7:15, and 7:30 on Friday; 8:15 and 8:45 on Saturday.

Subscribe to Washingtonian
Follow Washingtonian on Twitter

Follow the Best Bites Bloggers on Twitter

More>> Best Bites Blog | Food & Dining | Restaurant Finder

Don’t Miss Another New Restaurant—Get Our Food Newsletter

The latest in Washington’s food and drink scene.

Or, see all of our newsletters. By signing up, you agree to our terms.