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The 15 Best Restaurants In Dupont Circle, Washington

Updated: September 21, 2022

From long-time favorites to newly opened gems these are Dupont Circle's Best and trendiest restaurants. We analyzed the top review and ranking sites and leading publications for the best restaurants in Dupont Circle. So for the finest foods, regional classics, and only the most sophisticated atmosphere visit these venues.

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Sushi Taro

Japanese, $$$$, Dupont CircleJapanese, $$$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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  • Hoodline, 2020

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The Greenhouse

American, $$$, Dupont CircleAmerican, $$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

El Secreto De Rosita

Peruvian, $$$, Dupont CirclePeruvian, $$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Astoria DC

Mediterranean, $$, Dupont CircleMediterranean, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Del Sur Cafe

Latin, $$, Dupont CircleLatin, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Bar & Lounge 54

Vietnamese, $$, Dupont CircleVietnamese, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Mikko

$$, Dupont Circle$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Residents Cafe & Bar

American, $$, Dupont CircleAmerican, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Lyle's Restaurant & Bar

American, $$, Dupont CircleAmerican, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Duck Duck Goose

French, $$, Dupont CircleFrench, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Iron Gate

Italian, $$$, Dupont CircleItalian, $$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Pizzeria Paradiso Dupont

Pizza, $$, Dupont CirclePizza, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2016

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    TimeOut, 2016

Floriana

Italian, $$, Dupont CircleItalian, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Tabard Inn Restaurant

American, $$, Dupont CircleAmerican, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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  • Infatuation

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Le Mirch

Indian, $$, Dupont CircleIndian, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 16302 Washington restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Washington restaurant reviews, and 518 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline and Infatuation had to say – and applied our boam magic. For example, we considered Hoodline - Get these trending Washington restaurants on your radar today, Infatuation - The First Timer’s Guide To Eating & Drinking In DC and Infatuation - The Best DC Restaurants For Date Night as we sourced this ultimate list. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

Sushi Taro, The Greenhouse, and El Secreto De Rosita are the highest-rated restaurants for a quick lunch in Dupont Circle.

The Greenhouse, El Secreto De Rosita, and Keren Restaurant are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly restaurants in Dupont Circle.

The Greenhouse, El Secreto De Rosita, and Keren Restaurant are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly restaurants in Dupont Circle.

The highest-rated restaurants for brunch in Dupont Circle are Sushi Taro, The Greenhouse, and El Secreto De Rosita.

Sushi Taro, The Greenhouse, and El Secreto De Rosita are the highest-rated restaurants for take-out in Dupont Circle.

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