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Best Fine Dining in Washington DC

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An elegant ambiance is created in the dining room, which is decorated with wooden flooring, a cozy fireplace and even a separate area for private dining. Feast on dishes like the pork rib eye and the scallop and chicken specials, and end your evening with one of their sinfully delicious desserts. Celebrate your private events here and cherish the memories for life.

Nestled in the posh Park Hyatt, the Blue Duck Tavern has undergone a renovation to emerge as one of the premier restaurants in the city. Walk past the high doors to behold an open kitchen and a huge, roaring oven that emanates wondrous aromas. Dishes include ingredients that are smoked and roasted slowly, so as to retain a delicious flavor. A long bar menu features cocktails and wines to complement any dish.

This is the place for steak lovers! Though Bourbon Steak has seafood and other dishes, the steak is central as you'll only find corn-fed, all-natural meats on the menu. If you're not looking for a meal, you can enjoy a wide array of fashionable cocktails in the lounge. You can also try unique artisanal cheeses, delectable desserts and a lunch menu to match the dinners.

1789 Restaurant, a formal, elegant restaurant in Georgetown, is a Washington favorite. Its Federal-era architecture is nicely accentuated by burning fireplaces and classic linen-and-silver table settings. A wide range of New American entrees are featured on the menu. There are fine vegetarian offerings as well as non-vegetarian delicacies like hanger steak and grill rack of lamb. The desserts here are similarly divine.

The Lafayette Room in the Hay-Adams Hotel overlooks Lafayette Square and the White House. Businessmen, politicians, lobbyists and lawyers frequent this favorite haunt. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, so you can visit any time of day. On Sundays you can take a leisurely break whilst filling up on delectable food at the brunch.

Among the best fine dining restaurants in the region, Plume Restaurant at the Jefferson Hotel is something that entices the serious foodie. The opulent interiors, accentuated by the fireplace and chandeliers, offer the best of environments for refined dining. The menu, prepared with the best available ingredients, features dishes like the Lobster Gratin, and Amish Farm-raised Rabbit. Besides, Plume has gained several awards and accolades for its extensive list of beverages. You can choose from around 1300 vintage wines from around the world, the oldest dating back to 18th Century. Save some room for dessert too as Plume offers a range of divine delights like Chocolate Raspberry Profiteroles, Lemon Blueberry Sable Breton and many more. Dine at Plume to rediscover the pleasures of haute cuisine.

There are a dozen Indian restaurants in DC but the Bombay Club has distinguished itself as being one of the best. The restaurant has a distinguished hall of fame and has won numerous awards. The chefs blend ancient Ayurvedic tradition with regional Indian flavors (such as Goan, Parsi and Moghlai) as well as vegetarian food. Savor the taste of the Club Calamari; calamari stir-fried with onions, curry leaves, tamarind and a blend of spices. Or jump across the continent to the Northwest frontier to sink your teeth into tandoori chicken chops, which are breasts of chicken, marinated overnight in a blend of almonds, cashews, yoghurt, ginger and garlic. The menu is as diverse and exotic as India itself.

Located adjacent to the historic Willard InterContinental Hotel is this popular, charming bistro, serving traditional French fare. On a beautiful day, enjoy the outdoor seating on Pennsylvania Avenue and watch the world go by. The food is simple but perfectly prepared and flavored. Many of the classics are here, from steak with bearnaise sauce to moules a la mariniere. Diners have also raved about the pastries, which could be straight from a French boulangerie, freshly baked and decadently buttery. This is a fantastic restaurant to impress a first date at, or simply come to enjoy the company of friends and family.

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