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: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

L'Auberge Chez Francois

$$$$·French·
Great Falls
6,972 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
L'Auberge Chez Francois is always fantastic. You cannot go wrong! Put this on your "must" experience list!
99% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
54 people mentioned the Plum Tart
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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Washington DC

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
6,683 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
King Crab was incredible!! I can’t wait to come back to DC just to stop by!
96% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
557 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Bistro L'Hermitage

$$$$·French·
Woodbridge
4,883 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
Once again the Bistro "experience" was great. It was my birthday but we didn't tell them on purpose since they add extra deserts and the like which we didn't want or need. This is Read more
100% recommended
Best Food 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
95% recommended
1 people mentioned the Red Wine
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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

$$$$·Seafood·
Logan Circle
852 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Oysters were delicious as always! We had a good waitress who was very pleasant and attentive. The BBQ shrimp were good but a little on the small side. Gumbo was delicious.
88% recommended
Seafood in Washington, D.C. Area
18 people mentioned the Crayfish
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Manalu Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Frederick
798 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Groups
Superb experience! Everything the birthday girl wanted and more! Danielle, our server, was so kind and thoughtful and made excellent recommendations. The food was phenomenal! We wiRead more
100% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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Chez Billy Sud

$$$$·French·
Georgetown
2,142 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
This place has become one of my all time favorites in DC!! Excellent food and the service was truly amazing.
94% 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
3,480 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Anniversary
95% recommended
Best Overall 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!
97% recommended
7 people mentioned the Octopus Appetizer
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Cafe Renaissance

$$$$·French·
Vienna
2,741 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food was good Ambiance was good service excellent
100% recommended
French in Washington, D.C. Area
80 people mentioned the Irish Coffee

Le Diplomate

$$$$·French·
Logan Circle
10,582 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
We went to lunch to celebrates my husband’s birthday, all the food was delicious. From the beginning with the delicious bread until the end!! We will come back every time that we Read more
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
3,325 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Good for Groups
Food was good. Tried the Ambar experience where you to eat anything on the menu and everything I had was good. Also had the option to opt in for the unlimited cocktails. They use cRead more
98% recommended
Best Value in Washington, D.C. Area
86 people mentioned the Mushroom Crepe
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Ambar - Arlington

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Arlington
2,644 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for Groups
As a first time diner here what an amazing experience it was! I had no idea it was an all you can eat menu for $39.99! The food was absolutely stellar and the staff and our server Read more
91% recommended
Most Booked in Virginia - DC Suburbs
26 people mentioned the Cheese Pie

Fahrenheit 132

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fredericksburg
2,454 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
My wife and I went to Fahrenheit 132 to celebrate her birthday. The food and wine were excellent. What made experience most enjoyable was our server. Abigail is the complete pacRead more
97% 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
3,407 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Perfection! Food was great! Price was great! Ambiance was great! Service was good.
96% 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
2,026 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Amazing service, amazing presentation, amazing STEAKS, and amazing location! No negatives at all!
89% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
92 people mentioned the Popovers

The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,727 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Fit for Foodies
I can not express how fantastic the setting and food is at the Wine Kitchen! What an excellent expeience/
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Maryland - DC Suburbs
30 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Iron Gate

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Dupont Circle
2,016 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
One of our favorite spots :))
92% recommended
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
32 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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CIRCA at Clarendon

$$$$·American·
Arlington
949 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
Enjoy the patio on summer evenings. Great location in Clarendon.
99% recommended
American in Virginia - DC Suburbs
14 people mentioned the French Toast

The Greenhouse at The Jefferson, DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
656 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Business Meals
  • Cozy
We were so glad to be back to the Greenhouse after being away during the Pandemic. Luckily it continued to have the same quality, service and ambiance.
100% recommended
11 people mentioned the High Tea

The Capital Grille - Washington DC

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Capitol Hill
4,169 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Romantic
It’s was my daughters birthday and her first time there. She loved the food and experience!!
100% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Il Piatto

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

$$$$·American·
Arlington
821 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
First time coming to the Green Pig and they really made our anniversary super special. Zack and Ali were amazing! The food was great and the service was even better.
92% recommended
8 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Tasting Room

$$$$·American·
Frederick
2,297 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Delicious lunch with friends - excellent service. Nice menu and tasty food. Sensational desserts. Great place for an upscale lunch that was reasonably priced.
92% recommended
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!!!
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Ashby Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Paris
1,567 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Scenic View
Dinner was phenomenal. We came for my boyfriend's 30th bday dinner. Our waitress Elizabeth took great care of us. Highly recommend if you want a romantic delicious meal!
100% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area
12 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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L'Auberge Provencale

$$$$·French American·
Boyce
351 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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Et Voila

$$$$·French·
Palisades Northwest
1,943 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Food as always was superb, cocktails were perfection, and wine list manifique! No wonder even at 7pm on a warm Wednesday evening the tables were full.
98% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in District of Columbia
30 people mentioned the Beef Stew

The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,136 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We had an awesome time at the restaurant. Waitress was great, food was amazing and the ambiance is what you would expect of a high class restaurant. Will definitely go again!
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Area
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Capital Grille - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chevy Chase
2,474 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Accidentally booked the wrong date so wasn’t able to eat upstairs in the dining area but we got a nice table by the bar. Noise level was a little high but excellent service. OveralRead more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in District of Columbia
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Steakhouse - DC

$$$$·Steak·
Penn Quarter
3,542 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great experience, food was amazing. Lance was our server, he was professional and Tentative to our needs. Great atmosphere. Definitely will be back.
93% recommended
Steak in District of Columbia
137 people mentioned the Butter Cake

TRIO Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Falls Church
1,591 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent meal and service.
93% recommended
Contemporary American in Washington, D.C. Area
33 people mentioned the Short Rib

Lupo Verde - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
1,427 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Very authentic , good food .
90% recommended
17 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Nostos Restaurant

$$$$·Greek·
Tysons Corner / McLean
3,541 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Great meal. Lamb shank was outstanding. Absolutely excellent service. We will definitely be back.
98% recommended
Greek in Washington, D.C. Area
110 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus
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1789 Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
5,951 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Wonderful time here with family great service great food excellent ambience
95% recommended
American in Washington, D.C. Area
83 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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Filomena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
13,582 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Authentic
This was the third or fourth time eating here. FABULOUS!!! Everything tasted Great. Coming back again on our last day of our vacation, Friday.
95% recommended
Italian in Washington, D.C. Area
192 people mentioned the Calamari
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True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,281 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
We had a great time and the food was wonderful!
96% recommended
Healthy in Virginia - DC Suburbs
43 people mentioned the Dumplings

Succotash - Penn Quarter DC - Reopening Soon

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,054 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
2,239 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
I have never been disappointed. Everything was perfect
97% 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
2,795 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Excellent 4 course dinner with attentive service! Lovely patio setting.
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Virginia - DC Suburbs
117 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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