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Ristorante Piccolo

1068 31st St NW, Historic Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007-4405
+1 202-342-7414
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1068 31st St NW, Historic Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007-4405
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A very nice italian restaurant in Georgetown near Blues Alley. Service was friendly and efficient. There was a strolling violin to provide more ambience. A little pricey but not outrageous,. I had the rissotto with braised ribs which was very good. The bruschetta was good...More

Thank charliespal2
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped into Ristorante Piccolo for an early dinner on a recent trip to Georgetown. They had an excellent Happy Hour dinner special. The food was great, the service was excellent and enjoyed talking to the GM Frankie. Stop by and say hi to him...More

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Ristorante Piccolo after a movie in Georgetown. We asked for a quiet area so we could talk and were escorted to a charming room upstairs. The staff was attentive and the food reminded us of times in Italy. It's just off M...More

Thank kaydc
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving us a great review! We are so happy you enjoyed our upstairs dining space, the service and the food. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grossly overpriced for mediocre food. The “ambience” in the rear section (which is most of the restaurant) consists of tightly-crowded tables, red colors everwhere, and a violinist (whose playing was competent but just overbearing in the small space). A veal dish had very little veal,...More

Thank MannyG2000
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We had dinner with friends, the location in Georgetown is central, the ambiance is cozy, tables are small and close to each other. Service was excellent and food was good. Great wine list. We had the bruschettas, the calamari fritti and tagliateli a la carbonara....More

Thank mtangulo
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the service, food, and wine list during your time with us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 28 January 2018

It starts with chaos. We had an 8pm reservation while others had 7:45pm and others various other times all waiting for the maître d'. Once being seated and water provided we were asked to move to other side of restaurant to accommodate a larger party....More

Thank restrapo
Reviewed 28 January 2018

The food was medium good but the prices were over the top. We like good Italian wine. The wine we were served at the Piccolo was disappointing. We didn't care much for the ambience in the restaurant. The waiter was overly attentive in our view...More

Thank Arktistadt
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Hadn't visited in years since we spent a charming summer evening on their balcony. The spot is still charming and we notice that the staff are very gregarious and accommodating. We interacted with Ghobat and Nabil, both very engaging gentlemen who treated us like old...More

Thank tony c
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you for coming back to dine with us! We are so happy to hear you had a positive experience. Ghobat and Nabil are wonderful parts of our team, and we will be sure to pass on your compliments to them. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Waiter, Nabil . . . outstanding. Collaborated on food and wine venue for party of six. A total Home Run! The Owner greeted us at the door and nestled us into a fireplace side table. So cozy on a cold night. Food, Wine & Service...More

Thank Laura M
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks for the great review! We are so pleased that you had a great experience, and enjoyed the food, wine, and service. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 January 2018

Wonderful evening and we were there to welcome in the New Year. Food was delicious. The restaurant was very crowded due to the holiday celebration.

Thank mistressbuysalot
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks for choosing to ring in the New Year with us! We are happy to hear you had a wonderful evening. We hope to see you again soon!

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Have never been on NYE you may call the restaurant for dressing code and reservation on BYE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1068 31st St NW, Historic Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007-4405
    (M Street)
  • Public Transportation: Arriving every ten minutes, from 7 a.m. to midnight everyday, the red, black, and yellow-striped Circulator bus. Get to and from Georgetown via M Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. $1. Blue Georgetown Metro Connector bus picks up from Dupont Cir & Rosslyn Metro to M Street in Georgetown. We are near the corner of 31st and M Streets.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-342-7414
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Ristorante Piccolo in Washington, D.C. Is an award winning romantic Italian restaurant popular for first dates & marriage proposals. Ristorante Piccolo offers lively, fresh and season rustic Italian fare, with hand rolled pastas, exquisite meats, fresh fish and seafood dishes, daily specials and enticing desserts. Not to be missed is our 2008 Taste of Georgetown winning entree of hand-rolled porcini stuffed agnolotti in a fresh sage and butter sauce, or our Nodino di Vitello all' Piccolo-a 14oz veal chop marinated for 48 hours in our special sauce and pan-seared to order, served on a bed of saffron risotto with seasonal vegetables. We offer both private and semi-private dining space, as well as full restaurant buyouts perfect for any special occasion. Sign up today for our email list to receive news about special events, offers and to find out how to receive a complimentary glass of house wine. For one of the best seats in historic Georgetown and a warm-hearted atmosphere and cuisine that matches the spirit of Italy, visit us for lunch or dinner today.
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