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

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.

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Restaurants:L'Auberge Chez Francois, Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC, Bistro L'Hermitage
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:French, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Great Falls, Downtown, Woodbridge
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

L'Auberge Chez Francois

$$$$·French·
Great Falls
7,086 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Fantastic Experience In Every Respect! Atmosphere, food and especially the service. From entrance to exit L'Auberge Chez Francois delivered the experience that sets the high-bar foRead more
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
6,927 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Another great experience at Joe's. Attentive friendly service and delicious food. Already looking forward to my next visit.
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,937 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
Outstanding food and service as always. Staff is very personable and professional
Best Overall 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
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • 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
1 people mentioned the Red Wine
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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

$$$$·Seafood·
Logan Circle
900 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
Awesome food. Great service. Only suggestion: have some cheap light beer for us peasants to enjoy with the raw oysters. Very cool spot.
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish

Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
826 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
This place is great it is a must go to !!
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
2,201 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
This is my go-to happy place whenever I have guests in town. The service is exceptional.
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
3,449 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Birthday Dinner Our 1st time dining at Marcel’s since shortly before the pandemic. It was lovely to be back. The refined food is the reason for coming but the service and ambience Read more
Best Service in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Montmartre

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

$$$$·French·
Vienna
2,750 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Cafe Renaissance is unique. The service is first rate. The owner, himself makes certain that you are satisfied with all of your food and drink choices. And the food is excellent anRead more
French in Washington, D.C. Area
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee
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Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
10,881 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
As usual the food was outstanding!! The only disappointing moment was being told that there is now a $1.00 per Olive change for blue cheese olives.
French in Washington, D.C. Area
223 people mentioned the Mushroom Tart
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Ambar Capitol Hill

$$$$·Balkan style·
Capitol Hill
3,464 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Brunch
Always a great place for a good dinner and ambiance.
Most Booked in District of Columbia
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe

Ambar - Arlington

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Arlington
2,760 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Tapas
The atmosphere was nice and relaxing, and food was really good. We were down stairs
Most Booked in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie

Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,616 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
James was top notch. Food was great. Loved the garden area.
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Truffle Mac

Eddie V's - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Seafood·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,518 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
David was great, excellent service
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster

BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,067 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Everything was generally great. Hard to hear/understand waiters with thick accents and masks on top. They could do a better job taking “slang” out of their language and annunciatinRead more
Best Ambiance in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers
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The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,796 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Exceptional wine and food! Friendly staff- my favorite place in Frederick Maryland! Love it!
American in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Short Rib

Iron Gate

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
2,071 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
John was amazing. Did the tasting and wine pairing menu. Everything was perfectly curated and delicious. Perfect date night spot and can’t miss restaurant if you’re visiting DC!
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
999 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
The very reason I suggested this restaurant for our special double date night(Saturday, 10/16/2021) was bc of your amazing scallop entree. I rave about this dish to practically eveRead more
American in Washington, D.C. Area
14 people mentioned the French Toast

The Greenhouse at The Jefferson, DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
666 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
We celebrated our 30th Anniversary at the Greenhouse. It's a beautiful restaurant with wonderful service! However, we were a bit disappointed in the food. My husband's salmon waRead more
Best Ambiance in Washington, D.C. Area
11 people mentioned the High Tea
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The Capital Grille - Washington DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Capitol Hill
4,193 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Business Meals
Excellent as usual
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Il Piatto

$$$$·Italian·
Washington DC
8 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc
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Green Pig Bistro

$$$$·American·
Arlington
895 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
At times the noise was a little overwhelming… fortunately it was not too crowded … but it should be noted that it could be very loud … much louder and it would not have worked for Read more
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,341 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Comfortable table, attentive staff and hot, fresh seafood. Back again soon.
American in Washington, D.C. Area
79 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Del Ray Cafe

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

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,548 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great visit! Everything was outstanding especially the food.
Best Food in Washington, D.C. Area
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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L'Auberge Provencale

$$$$·French American·
Boyce
347 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Idyllic setting, wonderful food, superior service!! Couldn’t be better than this!!
4 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef
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Et Voila

$$$$·French·
Palisades Northwest
2,067 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Food was very very good. Servers are brusque. Noise level was quite high. Tables were closer together than I'm comfortable with during the pandemic, normally would be fine.
French in District of Columbia
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,191 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Notable Wine List
We had a wonderful time server and staff were great
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,517 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Birthdays
Elegant, tasteful ambiance with professional, courteous staff serving wonderful food. What's not to like.
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steak·
Penn Quarter
3,679 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Delicious food! Very nice place with live music! 👌
Steak in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,665 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Delicious! Food, comfortable chairs at round table for 6, great service
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
33 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,461 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
Several times we have come here and never disappoints. This was for anniversary and had cocktails, wine, two appetizers (Octopus and Artichoke) and Taggliette with Sausage and OsobRead more
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta

Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,590 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
great dinner under the outside tent.
Greek in Washington, D.C. Area
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus
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1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,914 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great meal in wonderful atmosphere
American in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,604 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Authentic
Last night we saw the Halloween theme decor which was a great compliment to the previous Easter & Christmas themes. Next time Valentine’s !!!
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,364 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
....only criticism is that what was on the menu as Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap in home made pita was actually in a tortilla.
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
43 people mentioned the Dumplings

Succotash PRIME

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,107 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Comfort Food
  • Fit for Foodies
This was our 2nd trip in less than a week. So you know it’s good! Had to get the Old Bay Mac n Cheese again! So, so yum! We got the crab cake and wings this time too. Also to die fRead more
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Monocacy Crossing

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frederick
2,301 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Out home away from home never disappoints. The food was excellent, the service even better
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,771 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
We had an amazing meal. The food was incredible and Mason our server, was extremely knowledgeable, brought some fun to the table with his expertise mixed in. The ambiance and histoRead more
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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