DC's Best for Business Dinners


The movers and shakers of DC crave more than just power. From showstopping Creole dishes to cozy atmospheres that draw in Capitol Hill elite, these are the places where the Michelle Obamas and Hillary Clintons of town make deals over dinner.


Italian • Downtown

Food27 Decor24 Service26 Cost$71
Acqua Al 2

Italian • Capitol Hill

Food26 Decor23 Service23 Cost$59
Central Michel Richard

Penn Quarter/Chinatown

Food26 Decor22 Service24 Cost$50
701 Restaurant

Continental • Penn Quarter/Chinatown

Food25 Decor24 Service25 Cost$53

Fine Dining • White House/World Bank

Food25 Decor21 Service24 Cost$69
Bistro Bis

French • Capitol Hill

Food25 Decor22 Service23 Cost$54
Acadiana Restaurant

Contemporary Louisiana • Mount Vernon Square

Food24 Decor23 Service23 Cost$45