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 Occasion
  • Romantic
  • 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
6,684 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
My wife and I were first time patrons for our 20th wedding anniversary - asked for a quiet table, and was sure to get one with all the social distancing configurations and limited Read more
99% recommended
Best Service in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart

Kinship

$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon Square
928 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
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
6,320 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Great experience. Service was wonderful & parking wasn’t bad.
93% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab

Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,676 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
Anniversary dinner
99% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
53 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

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
95% recommended
1 people mentioned the Red Wine
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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

$$$$·Seafood·
Logan Circle
801 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Easy ordering experince. Nice staff. Good food.
97% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish
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Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
777 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • 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
2,079 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
So welcoming and happy for the support. Our waiter Torrance went out of his way to make sure we enjoyed. The onion soup, confit de canard, and mussels were delicious. So was desserRead more
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
3,424 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
We took our Brooklyn daughter to Marcel’s to celebrate the end of family distancing. We dressed up a bit! We had dined here twice previously but she had not. We went full of anticiRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Boudin Blanc

Montmartre

$$$$·French·
Capitol Hill
497 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • 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
2,702 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
When I'm looking for a retreat from today's madness, I can always count on an old style local restaurant w/good food, service, Which has set up outdoor seating during the pandemRead more
97% recommended
Special Occasion in Virginia - DC Suburbs
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
10,026 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
celebrating life again with good friends and my husband’s bday
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
3,135 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Been twice in a month. Enough said. Sat outside both times. Good food. Good drinks. Good service. Good prices. Good experience.
98% recommended
Best Value in Washington, D.C. Area
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe

The Conche

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Washington DC
661 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • 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 Occasion
  • 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
2,490 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Tapas
Food is always great. So fun to be able to try so many different things. Recommend going with a small group so you can share more. You'll leave full!
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie

Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,244 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
The food, service and atmosphere were all amazing! This is not your average quick dinner out. The lobster with pasta special, hanger steak and crab cake were all phenomenal! EveRead more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
21 people mentioned the Truffle Mac

Eddie V's - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Seafood·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,251 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Food was excellent and service was great.. my only complaint would be that I made reservations for the dining room and then called to confirm that i would have a table in the dininRead more
97% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
56 people mentioned the Banana Foster

BLT Prime by David Burke

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,972 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
The staff made my sons 12th birthday 🎂 awesome! Would highly recommend!
92% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers

The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,603 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Girls night out and it was enjoyable. I was very impressed with the service at this restaurant. The entire staff was welcoming and very attentive. I definitely enjoyed the food; thRead more
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 Occasion
  • 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
1,908 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
The Iron Gate dining experience is amazing! The service is outstanding and the food was so delicious. Everything from the wine to salads and gnocchi and risotto was superb! Thanks Read more
91% recommended
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
881 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
Beautiful location, great environment!! Took my wife on our first date in this area and she loved it.
97% recommended
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
14 people mentioned the French Toast

Greenhouse at the Jefferson Hotel Washington DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
646 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for 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
4,097 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
We sat on the patio on a beautiful night. Great food and great service.
100% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mirabelle - Washington, DC

$$$$·French American·
Downtown
726 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • 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
692 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Well separated indoor dining. Fried chicken outstanding
97% recommended
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,168 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
We went for a business lunch and the food and service was excellent.
96% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
79 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Del Ray Cafe

$$$$·French·
Alexandria
907 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
Our favorite restaurant and the best people! Thanks for staying open.
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,554 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Amazing place. Historic atmosphere, great food, helpful service, and a wonderful sommelier named John. We also stayed overnight in the School House, their additional property nexRead more
97% recommended
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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Acqua Al 2

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill
3,545 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
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 Occasion
  • Romantic
  • 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
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
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
1,755 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Excellent food. The best in the Palisades. Efficient service.
98% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,069 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
One of our favorites - always a great meal and experience. Jason was great!
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,392 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Great for Lunch
Always a wonderful night out. Great wine selection. The sashimi-grade tuna was delicious! All staff are very friendly and kind. A lovely evening.
94% recommended
Great for Lunch in District of Columbia
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Penn Quarter
3,321 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
T was an amazing server! Enjoyed my experience very much!!
87% recommended
Steakhouse in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake

TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,514 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Great restaurant. Always good food. The service is top notch and very friendly.
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
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
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
1,374 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Place is dope and food even doper. I will return I will recommend.
94% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in District of Columbia
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,440 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
We had a lovely lunch outside. The service is always superlative to match the food. The Bronzino is expertly carved table side and is so fresh. Everything on the menu is deliciousRead more
98% recommended
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,879 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
The food and service were excellent. It's expensive, but well worth the money.
99% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,340 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
I felt like I was transported to Italy. Excellent service. Excellent food.
98% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,123 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies
Love the place. It is a little too loud, but I enjoy the food.
94% 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 Occasion
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
2,079 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Love the new spring menu! New additions plus the return of some old favorites!
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
51 people mentioned the Coconut Pound Cake

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Middleburg
2,746 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Excellent service and delicious food! The ambience is outstanding.
94% recommended
Contemporary American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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Mokomandy

$$$$·American·
Sterling
2,234 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood 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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