10 Best Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day 2017 around D.C.

Restaurants in D.C

Nothing can more blissful than a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. With Valentine’s Day 2017 fast approaching, if you haven’t yet made up your mind as to which restaurants in D.C. to head to, here are some best restaurants serving Valentine’s Day food.

10 Best Valentine’s Day 2017 Restaurants

Beuchert’s Saloon

Beuchert’s Saloon will have a “very special specials” this Valentine’s Day along with their regular menu. This restaurant uses locally sourced ingredients and the best products from farms, and turns them into appetizing dishes.

Fiola Mare

Fiola Mare has a jaw-dropping view of Potomac River. They serve the highest quality seafood. Couples consider Fiola Mare to be the epitome of a romantic dinner. This place is known for its hospitality and friendliness, and you can enjoy world-class wine and dine pairings at this charming Mediterranean/Italian-themed spot.

Chez Billy Sud

This bistro serves classic Southern French food such as escargots and steak frites. Located in the heart of Georgetown, the restaurant has an airy elegance and is steeped in history. They have hand-crafted cocktails and an extensive list of French wines.


This Italian restaurant is a fusion of modern and classic in décor and food presentation. They offer a traditional Puglia-inspired cuisine with prix fixe specials nightly, which range in three, four and five-course tasting options. For Valentine’s Day dining, Masseria will feature exclusive prix fixe menu specials.

Iron Gate

This is one of the best places for a romantic dinner with its subtle lighting, exposed brick walls, and old-fashioned furnishings. They make use of the freshest ingredients from mid-Atlantic farms. They focus on Greek and Italian cuisines, and offer dinner and wine pairings with four-course and six-course options. There is also an option for customization.

The Ashby Inn & Restaurant

You can enjoy drinks in the fire-lit taproom and dine during your stay for Valentine’s weekend in this 19th century inn. If you cannot find a room at this inn, there are plenty of places nearby to stay.


Plume has an elegant atmosphere with a wood-burning fireplace, silk wallpaper, and formal service. The price for the Valentine’s Day menu is $155 per person and $255 with wine pairings. U.S. News and World Report regard it as the second-best hotel in the country.

The Riggsby

This restaurant offers steak with French béarnaise sauce, classic cocktails, and chocolate ice box cake for dessert. This cozy place has the feel of an old New York supper club, enough to impress your partner.

L’Auberge Chez Francois/Jacque’s Brasserie

This French restaurant is one of the 100 best restaurants. It offers lobster in sauternes-butter sauce, chateaubriand, and the airiest soufflés in town. You can begin your evening with a few drinks at Jacque’s Brasserie located downstairs.

The Dabney

At this romantic place, you can catch a glimpse of the wood-burning hearth at the center of the restaurant. The menu changes nightly and the interpretations of Mid-Atlantic and Southern dishes will surely both surprise and impress you.



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