DINING IN WASHINGTON DC
Price Key to restaurants is based
on average cost per person that includes one appetizer, entree, dessert, one non-
alcoholic beverage and 10% sales tax. Tip not included.
$$ $26 - $35
$$$ over $35
Pasta Mia - Large portions of southern
Italian dishes are available at Pasta Mia, a local favorite of Adams/Morgan residents. The
fettuccine verde is delicious, as are several other entrées under $10. Closed Sunday; No
1970 Columbia Rd. NW, Adams/Morgan (202) 328-9114 MC,V $$
I Matti Trattoria This three star
creation of Chef Roberto Donna is outstanding. The grilled dishes are featured, but the
homemade breads and pastas are good too.
2436 18th Street NW, Adams/Morgan (202) 462-8844 AE,DC,MC,V $$
Armands Chicago Pizzeria has
served Washingtons best deep-dish pizza for over 20 years. The specialty pies,
sandwiches and pasta are also good.
226 Massachusetts Ave. , Capitol Hill (202)547-6600 AE,D,MC,V $
Bertolinis Authentic Trattoria is
just that, with its authentic Italian brick oven and classic Northern Italian Dishes. Save
room for the homemade gelato.
801 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Downtown (202) 638-2140 AE,DC,MC,V $$
Galileo is a popular Italian restaurant
with a cavernous and airy dining room. The homemade bread, pasta and mozzarella are
featured in a seasonal menu. No Lunch on weekends.
1110 21st Street NW, Downtown (202) 293-7191 AE,D,DC,MC,V $$$$
I Ricchi offers a seasonal menu of Tuscan
cuisine. Popular with the Washington movers and shakers, I Ricchi perennially receives the
acclaim of critics. Eating in the elegant dining room is half the experience. Closed on
Sundays & no lunch on Saturday.
1220 19th Street NW, Downtown (202) 835-0459 AE,DC,MC,V $$$$
Tuscana West is a terrific Italian
restaurant featuring Northern Italian cuisine. The rich sauces are most satisfying and are
served in a quaint dining room.
1350 I Street NW, Downtown (202) 289-7300 AE,DC,MC,V
Il Radicchio 17th Street
is a fun restaurant that offers good pasta at great prices. Chef Roberto Donna creates
magic with his wood-burning oven.
1509 17th Street NW, Dupont Circle (202) 986-2627 AE,DC,MC,V $
Obelisk is a popular but expensive
restaurant that offers an innovative menu. Chef Peter Pastan is consistently creative with
the menu that blends exotic dishes with the standards. Go for the food rather than the
atmosphere. Closed Sundays, no lunch .
2029 P Street NW, Dupont Circle (202) 872-1180 DC,MC,V $$$$