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Best Contemporary American restaurants in Penn Quarter


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A photo of Dirty Habit restaurant
• Contemporary american • Penn Quarter
Booked 46 times today

Great servers and service. Vibrant atmospherem. N.

A photo of Farmers & Distillers restaurant
• Contemporary american • Mt. Vernon Square
Booked 115 times today

Another excellent lunch with good company. My vodka mule cocktail was magnificently prepared with a great taste and balance to the beverage. The fish and chips was delightful, I was impressed by the tender fish and the coating after frying was extremely tasty. My son had an immense burger,...

A photo of Estuary at the Conrad DC restaurant
• Contemporary american • Penn Quarter
Booked 11 times today

Excellent service. Excellent food. They even remembered my “birthday” note for my sister and brought out a delicious dessert to celebrate :)

A photo of Sax restaurant
• Contemporary american • Penn Quarter

It was our first visit, for my husband's birthday, and Sax was wonderful!! We had such a fantastic time! We were early and were able to sit/stand by the bar and still watch the show which was so nice!

A photo of Founding Farmers - DC restaurant
• Contemporary american • Foggy Bottom
Booked 216 times today

Everything was wonderful. Our waitress was so great. The Bartenders made me a dealers choice drink which was delicious. All of the food was excellent. We had a great corner table. Only mishap of the night was that the coconut old-fashioned was not good according to the orderer. He said it was...

A photo of The Park at 14th restaurant
• Contemporary american • Downtown

We had a great time at the Park. The food was good and our waiter Natalie was great!

A photo of Dauphine’s restaurant
• Contemporary american • Downtown

The food is very delicious and embodies the New Orleans style very well. Definitely worth trying at least twice!

A photo of St. Anselm - DC restaurant
• Contemporary american • Mount Vernon
Booked 8 times today

The perfect fine dining experience. Service was tremendous and the food was phenomenal. Atmosphere isn’t too serious and the whole experience is unpretentious. My wife and I have a new favorite restaurant in DC.

A photo of Tabard Inn restaurant
• Contemporary american • Dupont Circle
Booked 43 times today

Exquisite setting!

A photo of BLT Prime by David Burke restaurant
• Contemporary american • Downtown
Booked 21 times today

Very nice restaurant for date night or a classy celebration.

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