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Best Dupont Circle Restaurants - Washington DC


Dupont Circle is known as a Washington DC neighborhood with many great restaurants. The area, with its close proximity to many of Washington’s embassies, offers a wide diversity of dining options including authentic ethnic cuisine from around the world. Here is a guide to the best restaurants near Dupont Circle (listed in alphabetical order).

Agora Restaurant

1527 17th Street, NW Washington, DC (202) 332-6767. The restaurant features Turkish and Greek dishes, with a majority of small plates prepared on the wood-fired oven and charcoal fired BBQ grill.

Al Tiramisu

2014 P St NW Washington, DC (202) 467-4466. The cozy restaurant located in the heart of Dupont Circle offers authentic Italian cuisine. Chef/owner Luigi Diotaiuti offers cooking classes.

Bistrot Du Coin

1738 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, DC (202) 234-6969. This lively and moderately priced French bistro in Dupont Circle is best known for its traditional bistro fare including mussels, steaks and authentic French pommes frites.


2020 P St NW Washington, DC (202) 466-4441. The American restaurant near Dupont Circle features innovative contemporary cuisine in a cozy atmosphere.


1310 New Hampshire Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 861-1310. Located in the bustling Dupont Circle neighborhood, the restaurant with its intimate 60-seat dining room features contemporary American comfort food like the chicken matzoh ball soup, mini pot roast, deviled eggs, or mac' and cheese, with or without shrimp and bacon. Eco-friendly menu with a focus on local ingredients.


1602 17th St NW Washington, DC (202) 667-5937. The intimate Italian bistro located in a historic rowhouse near Dupont Circle serves dishes made with seasonal ingredients sourced from local producers.

Hanks Oyster Bar

1624 Q Street NW Washington DC (202) 462-4265. The neighborhood hotspot in Dupont Circle serves a variety of fresh seafood at reasonable prices.

Hotel Tabard Inn

1739 N St NW Washington, DC (202) 331-8528. Located in one of Washington’s most historic hotels, the restaurant offers a quaint and intimate setting. The menu is contemporary American. Live jazz in the lounge on Sunday evenings


1509 17th St NW # 1 Washington, DC (202) 332-9200. The award winning restaurant features upscale Mediterranean cuisine. Komi serves a set multi-course dinner and there is no printed menu.


1732 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC (202)-667-2100. The restaurant offers traditional and contemporary Greek cuisine in an intimate and modern setting.

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