50 Washington DC Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:The Inn at Little Washington, L'Auberge Chez Francois, Kinship
Price Range:$$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:American, French
Neighborhoods:Washington, Great Falls, Mt. Vernon Square

The Inn at Little Washington

$$$$·American·
Washington
771 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Wonderful ambience. Impeccable service , fabulous food!
96% recommended
6 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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L'Auberge Chez Francois

$$$$·French·
Great Falls
6,729 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was as I remember from previous visits. Fond memories an an excellent way to celebrate an Anniversary.
99% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart
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Kinship

$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon Square
928 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
Went here for an anniversary dinner a few weeks ago and it was a terrific experience. We used to live in Manhattan and couldn't help comparing the experience to the likes of Le BeRead more
93% recommended
103 people mentioned the French Toast
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Maydan

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
U Street Corridor
249 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
We went for my husband's birthday and absolutely loved it! Great atmosphere, delicious food and great service! The music was a little loud, however overall very festive!
95% recommended
8 people mentioned the Kebab
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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
6,362 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Great place to visit. Hit up banker's hours for good deals!
93% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,702 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Our first time but not our last for sure
99% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
53 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Lost Creek Winery

$$$$·American·
Leesburg
16 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Quiet Conversation
The Chef continues to put out excellent tapas-style dishes that go great with the wines from Lost Creek. The service this last visit was a little slow. We felt like we may have beeRead more
95% recommended
1 people mentioned the Red Wine
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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

$$$$·Seafood·
Logan Circle
806 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
Incredible service
98% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish
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Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
777 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Manalu is consistently a great place to go. Great food, great service, cheerful staff. Highly recommended.
97% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
2,085 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
The food and service at Chez Billy are always wonderful, and this was no exception - and the courtyard venue was a delight on this 75 degree spring evening.
97% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Chicken Liver Mousse
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Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier

$$$$·European·
Foggy Bottom
3,431 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
The food and service were amazing! We couldn't decide what courses we wanted to have so Vinny picked our courses and did a great job. Each course was brought to the table with a deRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Montmartre

$$$$·French·
Capitol Hill
497 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Food and service are always lovely. A nice treat out!
97% recommended
7 people mentioned the Octopus Appetizer
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Cafe Renaissance

$$$$·French·
Vienna
2,712 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Neighbourhood Gem
We almost never eat out but wanted to start to do so and found a recommendation in the WaPo for the Cafe Renaissance. The outside is unprepossessing but inside it is to be transpoRead more
97% recommended
Romance in Virginia - DC Suburbs
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
10,078 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Love the outdoor seating booths. The food and the service were excellent
95% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
223 people mentioned the Mushroom Tart
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Ambar Capitol Hill

$$$$·Balkan style·
Capitol Hill
3,150 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Brunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Go here. It’s awesome.
98% recommended
Best Value in Washington, D.C. Area
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe
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The Conche

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Washington DC
661 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Consistently wonderful and delicious. Every time we try a new dish and every time we leave wanting more. What a gem!
95% recommended
16 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Rasika West End

$$$$·Contemporary Indian·
West End
4,315 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Hot Spot
Love this place. Great staff and great food. Get the fried spinach it is to die for!
95% recommended
327 people mentioned the Chaat
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Ambar - Arlington

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Arlington
2,508 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Tapas
Valentin was an excellent server, with great suggestions. Having traveled to the former Yugoslavia, I was somewhat familiar the food. However, Valentin gave me excellent guidance tRead more
92% recommended
Most Booked in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie
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Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,272 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! We celebrated our 6-month wedding anniversary and we couldn’t have picked a better place to do so. The ambiance, the service, the food (THE STEAK WAS SOOOOOO GORead more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Truffle Mac
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Eddie V's - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Seafood·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,266 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Birthday dinner with my family, It was fantastic! Tony made us feel welcome!
97% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,976 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
The treatment from greeting till the check is 5 star. You will be met with some of the most courteous and friendly service in downtown DC. The food is made to order and never faiRead more
92% recommended
Best Ambience in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers

The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,614 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Sat outside with a nice view of the creek. Everyone had a great meal and we enjoyed it leisurely.
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Maryland - DC Suburbs
30 people mentioned the Short Rib

Rasika

$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
8,652 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Hot Spot
Excellent meal & service. Best Indian food I've ever had.
96% recommended
606 people mentioned the Chaat
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Iron Gate

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
1,921 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Over the top wonderful!
90% recommended
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi

CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
888 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Brunch
Our go to place. Always good. Very consistent throughout the years. Great atmosphere too!
97% recommended
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
14 people mentioned the French Toast
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Greenhouse at the Jefferson Hotel Washington DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
646 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
Everything about our experience at The Jefferson Hotel was superb!
93% recommended
11 people mentioned the High Tea
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The Capital Grille - Washington DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Capitol Hill
4,103 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Jared was our server - Amazing service! - Super helpful, sweet and professional! Literally because of him, we will be back. Side note: the manager talking down to the staff in the Read more
100% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Mirabelle - Washington, DC

$$$$·French American·
Downtown
726 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Went to celebrate a birthday. The night was perfect. Recommended wine was perfectly paired with the meal, and the food was delicious. Highly recommended.
88% recommended
8 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Green Pig Bistro

$$$$·American·
Arlington
707 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Brunch
  • Good for a Date
Have been entertaining the idea of Green Pig for quite some time and am glad that I finally decided to do it. Great staff, yummy food options and I love the dining venue!
95% recommended
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,185 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Absolutely perfect - from the service to the food !!
96% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
79 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Del Ray Cafe

$$$$·French·
Alexandria
908 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Brunch
Wonderful lunch, as always. The gnocchi with clams and butternut squash was delicious. Servers are friendly and professional. I ❤️ Del Ray Café!!!
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,556 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
Wonderful service and fabulous food! We were celebrating my husband’s birthday and could not have chosen a better place🍸
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Washington, D.C. Area
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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Acqua Al 2

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill
3,545 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Very enjoyable. Good food and friendly and excellent service
95% recommended
131 people mentioned the Pasta Sampler
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L'Auberge Provencale

$$$$·French American·
Boyce
356 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Idyllic setting, wonderful food, superior service!! Couldn’t be better than this!!
93% recommended
4 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef
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Convivial

$$$$·French American·
Shaw
684 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
Do yourself a favor and get the Poulet Rouge. It's a simple meal with simple ingredients that is executed perfectly.
93% recommended
33 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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Et Voila

$$$$·French·
Palisades Northwest
1,775 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Outdoor Eating
Excellent dining experience and outstanding food.
98% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,079 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
Wonderful service and excellent food - as always!
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,402 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Lunch
Abby was a lovely server!
94% recommended
Steakhouse in District of Columbia
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Penn Quarter
3,348 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Amazing place, they really took care of my mom. Will recommend to family and friends
87% recommended
Steakhouse in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,523 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Outdoor Eating
Great food, great service.
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
33 people mentioned the Short Rib

Osteria Morini DC

$$$$·Italian·
Navy Yard
2,068 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
The food was excellent and our server Jamie did a fantastic job! It was unusually loud in the restaurant for a Monday, due to the crowd for Morini Monday.
93% recommended
28 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,384 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Outdoor Eating
We always love our evenings at Lupo. The staff is extremely friendly. The food and drinks are perfect every time.
93% recommended
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,454 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Nostos is a best restaurant in Tyson corner area. Real Greek food, great and friendly team, the best Greek original wine in DMV area in Nostos!!! We like this place and we can recoRead more
97% recommended
Greek in Washington, D.C. Area
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,888 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
The food was outstanding, delicious. The 89 always was as class restaurant. The new chef builds on the tradition and moves this restaurant to the top of the top.
99% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,369 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
Found our new favorite spot! Food was absolutely delicious. Service was quick and attentive. Will definitely be back!
98% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,136 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies
I loved my lunch and want to come back soon! My guest also had a delicious entree and will also return. Excellent food and beautifully served!
95% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
43 people mentioned the Dumplings

Succotash - Penn Quarter DC - Reopening Soon

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,053 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Luv'd the salmon pitcher of Bella Peach snuck'd up on me too
90% recommended
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Monocacy Crossing

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frederick
2,093 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
EVERYTHING was perfect. We will be back again soon to try all the things on the menu that we couldn’t this time. So many temptations to come back to! Zack’s lemon drop martini is pRead more
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake
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The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,753 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Outdoor Eating
My wife and I had a fabulous dinner at the Red Fox. We also stayed at the Inn and everything was great. We will be back!
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in Washington, D.C. Area
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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Mokomandy

$$$$·American·
Sterling
2,234 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
This was our 3rd time at Mokomandy, and it's continued to provide delicious dishes with personable staff! Highly recommend.
94% recommended
91 people mentioned the Dumplings
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