26 "Dinner with the Parents" restaurants in Washington DC.
The phenomenal tapas and fun times here might be the best example of what Jose Andres has done for DC eating.
Another Jose Andres spot with solid tapas. Head to Zaytinya for a power lunch that doesn’t feel like a power lunch.
This French bistro is the place to see anyone who’s ever been on “Meet the Press". The food is also delicious.
All-Purpose is a neighborhood spot in Shaw with excellent Italian antipasti and some good pizza.
Attached to the Carlyle Hotel in DuPont, The Riggsby does everything “classic” extremely well.
Chloe serves European-style small plates and interesting cocktails, all in a Navy Yard space that you’ll wish your apartment looked more like.
The next time you want to eat homestyle-Spanish food inside an actual house, check out Mola in Mount Pleasant.
Great views, excellent seafood, and a lot of money. Fiola Mare is where you go for a special occasion in Georgetown.
For an old-school Italian experience in DC, go to Filomena in Georgetown.
You can’t have a bad night at Red Hen. The Bloomingdale spot serves some of the best Italian food in DC in a space that feels like a cabin.
Kinship does fancy-ish American food in Shaw. Go for a special occasion, and get the lobster French toast.
Sfoglina is an Italian pasta spot in Van Ness that’s perfect for a date night or dinner with your parents.
A meal at Green Pig Bistro will be meat heavy and very good. Bring a big group and sit at the communal table.
Mussel Bar is a go-to when your parents are in town. Grab a seat on the patio if it’s nice out.